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This page covers the (mostly) recurring minor characters of Sailor Moon.

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  • Adapted Out: Almost all of them in the musicals, and several of them the live-action as well.
  • A Day in the Limelight: Many of them get one or more episodes in '90s anime series where they play a major role.
  • Ascended Extra: Several have a larger role in first season of the '90s anime and/or in the live-action than in the manga.
  • Badass Normal: Despite having no Sailor powers, many of these characters get their awesome moments and are more useful than you might think when the enemy attacks.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: By the final season, you hardly even see any recurring civilians.
  • Damsel in Distress/Distressed Dude: So many of them end up as the victim of the week on at least one occasion.
  • Demoted to Extra: Even though the civilian cast get a larger role in the '90s anime, their roles are diminished after the first season as the series focuses more and more on the Sailor Guardians.
  • Designated Victim: It's amazing how often the villains' target happens to be someone the Sailor Guardians know. Some are victimized more than others, though.
  • Dub Name Change: Many of them in the original English releases:
    • Naru Osaka to Molly Baker.
    • Gurio Umino to Melvin Butlers.
    • Haruna Sakurada to Patricia Haruna.
    • Shingo Tsukino to Sammy Tsukino.
    • Motoki Furuhata to Andrew Hansford.
    • Unazuki Furuhata to Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hansford.
    • Reika Nishimura to Rita Blake.
    • Yuuichirou Kumada to Chad Holdenford.
    • Mayumi Osaka to Susan Baker.
    • Yumiko to Yumi.
    • Kuri to Kari.
    • Urawa to Greg.
    • Asanuma to Osamu.
    • Kyuusuke to Kelly.
    • Momoko to Melissa/Melanie.
  • Heroic Bystander: There are several instances where a civilian chooses to stand up to enemy attacks instead of doing nothing.
  • Innocent Bystander: Even when they're not the intended victim, they tend to get caught up in things just by being in the area.
  • Muggles: The non-superpowered friends and families of the Sailor Guardians.
  • Satellite Character: Just about all of them play this role to the Sailor Guardians in at least one continuity, though Adaptation Expansion manages to expand many of them beyond this.
  • Unwitting Muggle Friend: Almost all of them have no idea that the people in their lives are the Sailor Guardians and Tuxedo Mask. A few of them become Secret Keepers, though.

The Tsukino family

  • Family Theme Naming/Tuckerization: Usagi's family is named after (and based on) Naoko Takeuchi's real-life family.
  • Gender-Equal Ensemble: Two females (Usagi and Ikuko) and two males (Shingo and Kenji). Later subverted when Chibiusa comes along, and even more so when Kenji stops appearing.
  • Nuclear Family: Mother, father, son, daughter.

    Shingo Tsukino 

Shingo Tsukino
Click to see him in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Chiyoko Kawashima (original series), Seira Liu (Crystal) (JP), Julie Lemieux (DiC and Cloverway), Nicolas Roye (Viz) (EN), Rogério Jacques (PT), Ana María Grey (LatAm)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Naoki Takeshi

Usagi's little brother who loves to tease and annoy his big sister. Although he seems like an ignorant child sometimes (such as tactlessly kicking Luna across the room when he disliked cats), he can be much smarter than Usagi, due to his better exam results and his good behavior. Shingo also seems to keep up with the latest trends in his age range, which often gets him into trouble with the typical Sailor Moon villains, leaving it up to his dumb sister as Sailor Moon to save him, who he secretly fanboys over.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: In Crystal, he is given a cleaner, more tidily-combed hairstyle, rather than like previously where his hair was kind of messy, and is made to look more like your standard adorably youthful boy.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In the '90s anime, his hair is light brown. In the manga he's a blonde like Usagi, giving them more of a family resemblance. Crystal compromised by keeping his hair blonde but still rather sandy compared to his sister.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: Not unlike Rei and Mamoru, in The '90s anime, he becomes way more jerkish, emotional and sociable, whereas in other continuities, he's a more aloof and introverted blue oni to his sister's red.
  • Adorably Precocious Child: Can slip into this sometimes, and don't think he won't if it works to his advantage.
  • Adorkable: He may be a bit of a geek who's smart and obsessed with video games, but his behavior can come off as cute, as many girls in the Sailor Moon universe can testify (he is said to be popular with the girls in his class).
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Milder version. He can be annoying and nagging, but otherwise is less whiny than other kids like him. Mostly because his sister is more than whiny enough for the both of them and it's often him who's exasperated with her. He provides the trope image for a good reason, though.
  • Art Evolution/I Got Bigger: One of the few characters to visibly age in the '90s anime. The first season drew him the way most children appear in anime. In later appearances he looks more (appropriately) like a preteen and has had something of a growth spurt. This was probably done to make him look older than Chibi-Usa but still younger than Usagi.
  • Ascended Extra: Somewhat in the '90s anime, where he appears in many episodes and gets multiple days in the limelight.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Stands up for Chibiusa when Usagi picks on her. He also tries to protect girls he cares about from enemy attacks.
  • Big Eater: Nowhere near to the extent of his sister, but he is sometimes said to be this too, which makes sense since at his age he's got some growth spurts to fuel (one of which appears to begin at the start of the second season).
  • Big Little Brother: He's not taller than Usagi, but he often acts more mature than her, and in the second season, he starts catching up to her in height. By the fourth season he's almost as tall as her, implying that he will be the taller one when they're adults.
  • Big Sister Worship: In an odd variation, he regularly criticizes and irritates Usagi as herself, but idolizes her as Sailor Moon. Imagine how he'd react if he found out Usagi and Sailor Moon were the same person.
  • Bishounen: Between Special Act and some of the later artwork, it's implied that he'll grow up to be one. No surprise, given how most teen and adult male characters in the series seem to be that way.
  • Brainy Brunette: In the '90s anime.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Gets good grades with zero effort and spends the rest of his time playing video games, reading comics, and messing with his sister.
  • Brutal Honesty: Generally he will speak his mind or tell it like it is, and can be pretty tactless about it. Usually at Usagi's expense.
  • Child Prodigy: As indicated above, he gets good grades without any trouble, and he's only about eleven at the start of the series.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: In the manga, and by extension Crystal, after Chibiusa is introduced (though he reappears very briefly in Chibiusa's Picture Diary). Apparently, there was only room for one Annoying Younger Sibling. In the 90s anime, though, it was his father who disappeared around this time while he continued to make occasional appearances until mid-season 4 before disappearing.
  • Cuteness Proximity: Normally blunt, snarky and irritable, but cute things seem to bring out a sweet and nurturing side in him.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He often walks away with some of the best lines when he shows up.
  • Demoted to Extra: Ever since the first season/first episodes of R.
  • Fan Boy: More exactly, he's a Sailor Moon fanboy.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible to Usagi's foolish.
  • Heroic Bystander: For a preteen, Shingo has some serious cojones. Aside from his brief fear of cats, he rarely loses his head when he ends up in the middle of weirdness Usagi attracts, and once even tried to fight a villain head on to protect Ami, buying enough time for the rest of the Sailor Guardians to find them.
  • Insufferable Genius: He's a great student, his sister is a Book Dumb Ditz and he won't let her forget it.
  • In the Name of the Moon: A somewhat parody of one where he imitates the Sailor Guardians at a virtual reality arcade, calling himself "Sneakers Shingo" ("Super Sammy" in the English dub) and even quoting Sailor Moon's phrase "In the name of the moon, I will punish you!"
  • Jerkass Façade: Certain materials suggest that he's hard on Usagi simply because that's just his job as her little brother, and he's trying to toughen her up to not be such a crybaby.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Much like Sailor Mars, when Shingo makes a harsh criticism towards Usagi regarding her grades and laziness, he's generally right.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He may be snarky and ruffle Usagi's feathers, but don't think that he doesn't care about his family and friends.
  • Likes Older Women: Rei suggests that Shingo might be this trope. Besides his crush on Ami mentioned below, he thinks Sailor V and Sailor Moon are pretty cute (not knowing the latter is his sister).
  • Loves My Alter Ego: Sometimes it seems like an actual crush (an unknowingly Brother–Sister Incest one), while at other times it's pure admiration. Either way, he adores Sailor Moon but doesn't get along with Usagi.
  • Middle Child Syndrome: Subverted. He's stuck between a pretty and popular teen and an adorable little girl, gets shoved into the background after Chibiusa comes along and has the kind of personality you might expect from someone in this role. However, he never complains about being in the middle, his parents don't play favorites and he doesn't even seem to care that much about getting attention (if anything, he's the one who'd rather be left alone).
  • Modesty Towel: For some reason, he wears it like a girl in the Hot Springs Episode of the series. And he's pretty embarrassed about the situation. When Usagi teases him about it, he steals hers.
  • Mood-Swinger: In The '90s anime, his moods can go all over the place and it often doesn't take much to set them off. Mood swings are common for kids going through puberty.
  • Nice Hat: Owns a blue baseball cap with his Japanese name on it (slightly different romanization, though). In a later episode, he wears a straw beach hat as part of his "tough guy" disguise.
  • The One Guy: When Kenji stops appearing in the original anime and is mostly absent from the live-action, he becomes this to the Tsukino family.
  • Only Sane Man: Mainly in the live-action, though he's still one of the more levelheaded characters in every version.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Played straight in the Modesty Towel scene, but usually averted; pink is frequently his sister's color, but in the franchise overall, he seems to favor green.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With the '90s anime-only character Mika. They're childhood best friends with a lot affection, but Ship Tease aside, there's no actual romance between them and it irks Shingo when people think there is.
  • The Prankster: Towards Usagi, leading the pair into a war of pranks around their house.
  • Precocious Crush: Has a huge crush on Ami in one episode of the '90s anime.
  • The Quiet One: In Crystal, he appears to be the quietest member of his family, often just silently hanging around in the background.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: In The '90s anime. He's got a protective streak, plenty of courage and a gutsy attitude that says "don't get on my badside", but he also fanboys over magical girls, likes cute pets, wears his Modesty Towel female-style and fondles over a porcelain doll of his heroine.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to his sister's red. Not so much in the 90s anime where he's kind of like red and blue mixed into one.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The sensitive to his father's manly (as tough and jerky as he acts in the '90s anime, his focus episodes show that he's really the more sensitive of the two).
  • Sibling Rivalry: Although he and Usagi do care about each other, they regularly get on each other's nerves, bicker and exchange rude remarks, like a typical sibling relationship. Averted with Chibiusa, with whom he generally gets along very well.
  • The Smart Guy: Of the Tsukino family.
  • Terrible Artist: His attempt at creating a ceramic Sailor Moon doll shows this. Apparently, terrible artistry runs in the family.
  • Tiny Schoolboy: Was the (sort of) nice guy and adorkable type, before he grew.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: A bit less of a jerk to Usagi later on. Possibly because both of them are growing up.
  • Wacky Parent, Serious Child: The serious child to Ikuko's wacky parent in the live-action.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Is terrified of cats in the '90s anime, due to an traumatic incident when he was a toddler. As a result, a whole first season episode is dedicated to Usagi trying to get Luna in his good graces, and after that it's never mentioned again.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: Often acts more mature and responsible than his older sister and seems pretty in touch with the world for a preteen.

    Ikuko Tsukino 

Ikuko Tsukino
Click to see her in Crystal Season 1 
Click to see her in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Sanae Takagi (original series), Yuko Mizutani (Crystal) (JP), Barbara Radecki (DiC and Cloverway), Tara Platt (Viz) (EN), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT), Alejandra de la Rosa and Ruth Toscano (LatAm)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Kaori Moriwaka

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Her hair in the manga is either bright pink or bluish-purple. Both anime series settled on the latter.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: Undergoes a Younger and Hipper Cloudcuckoolander change for the live-action.
  • Berserk Button: As an Education Mama, bringing home a school assignment or test with a failing mark is this for her.
  • "Blind Idiot" Translation: In the re-released manga, Kenji and Ikuko refer to each other as papa and mama. To be fair, in some older anime and manga, parents refer to each other not by their names but by their positions in the family (i.e., Kyo's parents in The King of Fighters: KYO and Haruto's parents in Haunted Junction.) The joke went Lost in Translation.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: In the live-action, she fits this even better than her daughter does, becoming much more quirky, imaginative and outgoing character and often getting involved in some pretty odd stuff.
  • Education Mama: While nowhere near as bad as Minako's mother in Codename: Sailor V, to the point that Minako lists her "hag of a mom" as one of her dislikes, she's still this, and it's a Justified Trope when you remember how completely unmotivated Usagi is when it comes to school work; of course Ikuko's going to be mad when her eldest daughter is always bringing home 35s and 20s (equivalent to an "F" grade) on her tests. In the first act of the manga, she kicks her daughter out of the house when Usagi brings home a 30%, in an attempt to make her study.
  • Good Parents: She and Kenji don't have a big role, but they are portrayed as typical loving parents to their children.
  • Happily Married: She and her husband are very happy and contented together and are never shown to have any issues in their marriage.
  • House Wife: Classic example. Indeed she is always wearing the same outfit with the same apron.
  • Let Her Grow Up, Dear: Whereas Kenji is overprotective of their daughter, Ikuko is quite all right with her having a boyfriend to bring over for a meal.
  • Muggle Foster Parents: Averted. Usagi was reincarnated, so the Tsukinos are her biological family.
  • Only Sane Woman: In The '90s anime, compared to her ditzy daughter, troubled son and irrational husband, she often serves this role in the Tsukino family. The only time she gets unhinged is if her daughter shows her a failing grade.
  • Open-Minded Parent: In relationship subjects.
  • Parental Substitute: To Chibiusa whenever she comes to the past.
  • Parents in Distress: Was attacked by Hawk's Eye in SuperS]''.* PinkMeansFeminine[=/True Blue Femininity: Besides her blue hair, her normal at-home outfit in Crystal'' includes a blue skirt, a light pink top and an apron with dark pink trim to show how she is a traditionally feminine House Wife with a very maternal personality.
  • Put on a Bus: Despite making an appearance in all five major arcs of the series, she's notably absent in the third season of the 90s anime.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair is not nearly as long as her daughter's, but it is still very long.
  • Secret Secret-Keeper: The manga drops a hint of this towards the end. When Usagi leaves (to battle Sailor Galaxia, but obviously she can't say that), Ikuko says that she has a feeling that Usagi may not come back, as she looks up to the sky cradling Luna in her arms.
  • Shipper on Deck: She thinks Mamoru is an excellent catch for her daughter.
  • Sleeping Single: She and her husband sleep in separate beds.
  • Team Mom: Since the other Guardians' mothers are distant or dead, she seems to pick up this role when the girls come over.
  • Unnamed Parent: Canadian dubs only, where she is merely identified as "Serena's mom". Later subverted when the Cloverway dub once refers to her as Ikuko.
  • Wacky Parent, Serious Child: The wacky parent to Shingo's serious child in the live-action.
  • Women Are Wiser: She tends to be more levelheaded and down-to-earth than her husband, who is prone to overreacting and jumping to conclusions. Their children somewhat invert this, though.
  • Yamato Nadeshiko: Though more tempery than the standard, she is hinted to have Kenji-papa very whipped in The '90s anime.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has long dark blue and curly hair which she wear in a half loose ponytail and short bangs similar to her daughters.
  • Younger and Hipper: The live-action portrays her this way compared to other incarnations.

    Kenji Tsukino 

Kenji Tsukino
Click to see him in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Yuuji Machi (original series), Mitsuaki Madono (Crystal) (JP), David Huband (DiC and Cloverway), Keith Silverstein (Viz) (EN), António Semedo (PT), Carlos Becerril (LatAm)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Ryuuta Tasaki

  • Adaptational Attractiveness: While in the manga is as handsome as any other male in the show, he is designed with a more mature looking appearance: Thick glasses, eyes with little shine and a simple comb over that lacks detail. In Crystal much effort is done to make him look younger and more bishie, complete with fashionable glasses, a trendy cut and a softer, youthful voice.
  • "Blind Idiot" Translation: Mild version: In the recently re-released manga, Kenji and Ikuko refer to each other as papa and mama (although sometimes Truth in Television as once they become parents couples may often find themselves calling each another "Mom" and "Dad" or some variation).
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Although Usagi's entire family was Demoted to Extra, her mother and brother still made token appearances later in the series, but her father's last appearance was only in the second season.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Black hair, black eyes.
  • Good Parents: He and Ikuko don't have a big role, but they are portrayed as typical loving parents to their children.
  • Happily Married: He and his wife are very happy and contented together and are never shown to have any issues in their marriage.
  • Henpecked Husband: In The '90s anime, by his own admission.
  • Heroic Bystander: In the Hot Springs Episode when the Tsukinos are on vacation, he attempts to defend his family against the Monster of the Week.
  • He Who Must Not Be Seen: Live-action only; even has his face obscured by a camera at Usagi's wedding.
  • Like Parent, Like Spouse: Though he doesn't seem to like Mamoru, the two appear to be quite similar in many respects. In fact, Usagi considers her ideal man someone who is that much like her father.
  • Megane: An attractive man who always wears glasses. In Crystal, the creators made an effort to give him and his glasses a more stylish look than usual.
  • Men Can't Keep House: He tries to help out where he can, but things like cooking he cannot even do.
  • Muggle Foster Parents: Averted. Usagi was reincarnated, so the Tsukinos are her biological family.
  • Not So Different: Initially suspicious of Mamoru, but some comments imply he was very similar in his youth. It might be that this is what actually bothers him.
  • Overprotective Dad: He nearly drives off the road on learning that Usagi is dating. And this is before he learns of the age difference.
  • Papa Wolf: The few times he was under attack, he immediately leapt to his family's defense.
  • Parental Substitute: To Chibiusa whenever she comes to the past.
  • Salaryman: In most continuities, his job leaves him plenty time for his family, but in the live-action, he has such a busy, salaryman-like work life that he only even appears once.
  • Satellite Character: To his family. Not once does he play a significant role without interacting with them, and he seems to get the least character development. This may be why he was dropped partway through the second season and was largely absent from the live-action.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The manly to his son's sensitive.
  • Sharp Dressed Man: Often wears a suit and tie, even at home, due to his salaryman lifestyle.
  • Shipper on Deck: He ships Umino and Usagi, even after Umino already has a girlfriend. Kenji is one of the only characters who likes Umino from the start and thinks Umino's a better match for his daughter than Mamoru.
  • Sleeping Single: He and his wife sleep in separate beds.
  • Standard '50s Father: Doesn't display all the standard traits, but is one nonetheless.
  • Unnamed Parent: Canadian dubs only, where he is merely identified as "Serena's dad".
  • Weight Woe: In one of the short stories in the manga (when Usagi and Chibi-Usa get cavities), Kenji is saddened to learn he's been gaining weight from his wife's cooking.

Other families of the Sailor Guardians


    Dr. Saeko Mizuno 

Dr. Saeko Mizuno

Portrayed in PGSM by: Mariko Tsutsui

  • Amicable Exes: She seems to bear no ill feelings toward her ex-husband, but this has never stopped Ami herself from angsting about it.
  • Education Mama: In most versions, Ami focues on studies and aspires to be a doctor for reasons beyond this, but in the live-action, it is mainly out of pressure from Saeko.
  • Good Parents: She may not have much time for Ami, but in what time she does have, she tries to be the best mother she can.
  • Invisible Parents: Spent three whole arcs as The Ghost in the manga until she finally pops up early in Super S. In the anime, we only see her back in the OP for the Super S movie. Averted in the live-action, which only covers the first arc but includes her as a character.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Being a short-haired career-oriented doctor, she is implied to have had this relationship with her artist ex-husband.
  • Named by the Adaptation: The live-action gives her first name as Saeko.
  • Nice Girl: When she finally shows up in the manga, she appears to be a very pleasant woman, unsurprising given her job of caring for people's well-being.
  • Non-Idle Rich: She is fairly wealthy, yet she still works full-time.
  • The Ojou: Older version.
  • Parents as People: She truly cares for Ami, lamenting how her work kept her away from her girl. Ami might be a Lonely Rich Kid but she generally doesn't hold it against her mom, and it's because of Mizuno-sensei's example that she wants to be a doctor when she grows up.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Occasionally sports a pair in the live-action.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: When she finally does appear, she looks like an older version of Ami.
  • When You Coming Home, Dad?: It's her job that keeps her so busy that she has little time for Ami. Saeko does wish they had more time for each other, but her commitment to long work hours makes this hard.
  • Workaholic: Her devotion to her job is the main reason why she rarely appears and has so little time for her daughter.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Like mother, like daughter.

    Rei's Grandfather 

Rei's Grandfather
Voiced by: Tomomichi Nishimura (JP), David Fraser and John Stocker (DiC and Cloverway), Michael Sorich (Viz) (EN), Rogério Jacques (PT), Herman López and later Jesús Colin (LatAm)

  • Adaptation Distillation: Rei's grandfather is an entirely different character in the manga, compared to The '90s anime. In the manga he's a slightly younger grandfather, taller, and when he is in a story he offers key insight to Rei's history and personality, and also suggests that he knows she's destined to do great things in some way, but not at that shrine.
  • Adaptational Ugliness: He is portrayed as tall and rather attractive in the manga. The anime on the other hand made him short and bald.
  • Adapted Out: In the live-action.
  • Ascended Extra: Somewhat, early in The '90s anime.
  • Badass Normal: After losing his Rainbow Crystal, he's just another old monk, but he manages to go toe-to-toe with a Droid even so. He doesn't win, of course, but he gets a decent showing.
  • Badass Grandpa: Manages to fend off Zoisite's attack in episode 30 of the 90s anime. Zoisite is appropriately shocked by this: "I thought you were just an old man,'re good!" Oh, and he survived falling off the shrine roof.
  • Badass Preacher: He's a Shinto priest who faces off Zoicite and lives through falling off a roof.
  • Bald of Awesome: In The '90s anime, he's bald, and as described above, he lets his awesomeness show when Zoicite attacks him.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: When he's attacked by Zoicite in The '90s anime, this tiny and apparently feeble old man fends him off at first.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: The little to Yuuichirou's big.
  • Bi the Way: Rei remarks at one point while complaining about his antics that "He'll hit on anyone regardless of gender".
  • Dirty Old Man: The '90s anime only. He keeps embarrassing Rei whenever he tries to pick up girls and convince them to become Mikos at Hikawa Jinja.
  • Dirty Old Monk: He's definitely not above making lewd remarks towards his granddaughter's friends, among others.
  • Enemy Within: Jiji, one of the Seven Great Youma.
  • Invisible Grandparent:
    • In the live-action, possibly. It's not certain he exists in this continuity, though if he doesn't, that begs the question of who is Rei's guardian and the shrine's priest.
    • In Sailor Moon Crystal, he is sometimes named by his granddaughter and/or her friends, but so far he hasn't appeared on-screen.
  • Miniature Senior Citizens: Provides the trope image.
  • Nice Guy: In the manga.
  • Parental Substitute: Raised Rei after his daughter/her mom died of illness.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: In the first anime, he is by far one of the shortest characters, but he's shown to be a pretty tough guy.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: In the anime.
  • Secret Secret-Keeper: Implied in the manga. Watching Rei grow up and from the way she instinctively interacted with Phobos and Deimos, he understands that Rei has some kind of grand destiny ahead of her that doesn't involve him or the shrine.
  • Shrines and Temples: He is the priest of his own Shinto shrine where he and his granddaughter live.
  • Those Two Guys: With Yuuichirou, in The '90s anime.
  • Trickster Mentor: To Yuuichirou, in The '90s anime.
  • Zigzag Paper Tassel: The kind on rods can be found at his shrine. While his granddaughter uses them for fire readings, he uses them for more comedic scenes.

    Takashi and Risa Hino 

Takashi and Risa Hino

Takashi portrayed in PGSM by: Takeshi Masu

  • Death by Origin Story: Mrs. Hino.
  • Disappeared Dad/Missing Mom: Risa died of her illness when Rei was little, after which Takashi more or less abandoned their daughter in the care of his father-in-law and doesn't involve himself in her life more than once a year.
  • Ill Girl: Mrs. Hino.
  • Invisible Parents: Anime and manga, though we see an image of Mrs. Hino in the manga.
  • Jerk Ass: Mr. Hino is so emotionally distanced from his Ill Girl wife and his daughter due to his work as a high-class politician, that he doesn't visit the first one single time during her lethal illness, and afterwards he doesn't meet up with the latter unless it's her birthday because she cannot forgive him for his treatment of his dying wife.
  • Named by the Adaptation: The live-action gives their first names as Takashi and Risa.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Rei's mom looked like an older Rei, if the manga's to be believed.

    Mr. and Mrs. Kino 

Mr. and Mrs. Kino

    Mr. and Mrs. Aino 

Mr. and Mrs. Aino

    Keiko Tomoe 

Keiko Tomoe

Voiced by: Shino Kakinuma (Crystal) (JP)

  • Death by Origin Story: Died in the same fire that seriously injured Hotaru when she was younger.
  • Missing Mom: Just like Rei and Makoto's mothers, she died years before her daughter first appears, so she only appears in a flashback.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Due to flashbacks, photographs and supplementary materials, we know that she and Hotaru look very much alike.
  • Unnamed Parent: Averted, unlike any of the Inners' families. She and her husband Souichi are the only parents outside of the Tsukino family whose name comes from the source material.

Juuban Municipal Junior High School


    Naru Osaka 

Naru Osaka
Click to see her in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Shino Kakinuma (original series), Satomi Sato (Crystal) (JP), Mary Long (DiC and Cloverway), Danielle Judovits (under Danielle Nicole) (Viz) (EN), Cristina Camargo (LatAm), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Chieco Kawabe

Usagi's original friend from her junior high school who is friendly, sweet and always by Usagi's side. She is featured more in the '90s anime than in the manga, given new character arcs that weren't in the manga, such as falling in love with Nephrite. She is also very popular in school with the students because her mother owns a jewellery shop, but her friendship with Usagi drifts away and becomes closer friends with Umino, before being written out of the story completely.
  • Accent Adaptation: Her original English dub counterpart "Molly" has a thick New York accent.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: The dynamic with Nephrite and Naru in The '90s anime. Naru knows he isn't a good person and is aware that he has tried to use her, particularly since he tells her as much. Yet she admits to a worried Usagi that she can't help loving him. Then Nephrite turns out to not be a monster... only to die in her arms.
  • Ascended Extra: In the first season of the '90s anime and the live-action, she has a bigger role than in the manga.
  • Badass Normal: Despite how often she gets targeted by the villains, Naru has quite a number of achievements listed in the "Moments of Awesome" page.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The redhead to Usagi's blonde and Umino's brunette.
  • Break the Cutie: The deal with Nephrite sends her into an Heroic B.S.O.D. and it takes her a while to get better.
  • Damsel in Distress: She needs to be saved from a Monster of the Week attack fairly regularly.
  • Demoted to Extra: Ever since the end of the Alien arc of season R. And she and Umino were still luckier than Yumiko and Kuri, who never made it past the original series. Averted in the live-action. It's as if she knew that she was gonna be replaced as Usagi's BFF and struggled not to let that happen.
  • Designated Victim: She always seems to attract a Monster of the Week within minutes of appearing on screen, probably because she is one of Usagi's only non-superpowered friends. The very first episode of Sailor Moon R even had Luna and Artemis Breaking the Fourth Wall to comment on the frequency of her being attacked by monsters.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Lemons. Thanks to the Nakayoshi Anime Albums, she and Haruna are the only civilians who get the same level of All There in the Manual stats as the heroines.
  • Expy: Of Hikaru from Codename: Sailor V. Both are the Muggle Best Friend of the main character.
  • Fangirl: In the live-action, just like many othe girls, she is one of Idol Singer Minako Aino.
  • Fiery Redhead: Subverted, she's more of The Cutie, though she did have two or three moments.
  • Four-Girl Ensemble: With Usagi, Yumiko and Kuri early on. She appears to be the wisest and most admirable one of the group.
  • From Dress to Dressing: Provides the trope image. After Nephrite is attacked in the '90s anime, she uses a piece of her pajamas to make a bandage for him. After he dies and disappears, she keeps the bandage until giving it to Umino, symbolizing how she is moving on to him.
  • Genre Savvy: After being attacked so much, she is wary when she is invited to an audition in season two. And she was right because at the audition, she was attacked again.
  • Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak: She's mostly the girly girl to Usagi's tomboy, but also has some tomboyish traits like playing tennis and occasional Tsundere moments.
  • Hair Decorations: Her hairbow, especially in her school uniform. In the original anime, it was usually green but sometimes changed colors (like the red one in the above 90s anime picture) and it becomes blue in Crystal.
  • Heroic Bystander: In both the first series and S, trying to get the energy-sucking plant out of Nephrite despite being affected by them herself and then trying to protect Umino from a Monster of the Week which was after his Pure Heart.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Usagi, before she gets demoted to extra.
  • The Idiot from Osaka: Averted; she's generally well-adjusted and levelheaded, especially when compared to Usagi.
  • Kansai Regional Accent: Lampshaded by her last name. It becomes a Brooklyn accent in the original English dub.
  • The Lancer: To Usagi at the start, since she is initially her closest friend and foil.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Doesn't know of Usagi's identity as Sailor Moon, though she may have become aware of it in the R season. At the very least, she knows she is part of something important and that Usagi doesn't want Naru to ask what. Which Naru accepts.
  • Morality Pet: In the '90s anime, she becomes one for Nephrite, triggering his Redemption Equals Death.
  • Muggle Best Friend: To Usagi.
  • Nice Girl: She is very sweet, kind and caring to all of her friends.
  • Official Couple: In the '90s anime with Umino, once they get their Relationship Upgrade.
  • Only Sane Woman: Seems to be the most normal and well-adjusted member of her social circle. It's not that hard to be this when your two closest friends are Cloudcuckoolanders.
  • Out of Focus: Pretty much all the civilian cast went this route, but Naru probably got hit the hardest. In the early episodes of the first anime, she was a semi-major character, as Usagi's best friend, but by the second season, she almost disappeared once Usagi started hanging out with the Sailor Guardians and she lost her importance.
  • Proper Tights with a Skirt: Worn as her casual clothes in the '90s anime.
  • Second Love: For Umino.
  • Secret Keeper: Learns Usagi's identity as Sailor Moon in the live-action. In Crystal, it's all but stated that she knows it and the Sailor Senshi know she knows, as Mamoru tells them to deal with a Daimon in her presence.
  • Secret Secret-Keeper: It is heavily implied during R/the Black Moon arc that Naru had figured out Usagi's identity as Sailor Moon since she knows that Usagi is part of something unusual and important, but that Usagi doesn't want her to ask about it, so she complies as to not put pressure on her.
  • Social Circle Filler: In the manga and Crystal. Less so in the '90s anime and the live-action where her role is increased and lengthened.
  • Spoiled Sweet: According to the first episode of Crystal, Naru is intelligent, popular, and has wealthy parents, and she's nice and down to Earth.
  • Those Two Guys: She and Umino become this after the other Sailor Guardians start showing up.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Girly girl to Usagi's tomboy, despite Usagi not being that boyish.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Stewed food.
  • True Blue Femininity: In the first anime, she is no more or less likely to wear blue than any average teen (she only wears it often because of her school uniform), but Crystal settled on a blue hairbow for her rather than switching colors all the time.
  • Tsundere: Very light Type B, towards Umino.
  • Two Girls and a Guy: With Usagi and Umino before Usagi stops hanging out with them.
  • Unexplained Accent: It's never clear why a girl who lives in Tokyo would have a New York accent.
  • Unfazed Everyman: Being best friends with Sailor Moon and a victim or witness of so many attacks, she has become this regarding the Sailor Guardians and youma.
  • Weirdness Magnet: She is the victim of more enemy attacks than any other civilian. This was enough to earn a few Fan Nicknames like "the Official Energy Source of the Negaverse".

    Gurio Umino 

Gurio Umino
Click to see him in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Keiichi Nanba (original series), Daiki Yamashita (Crystal) (JP), Roland Parliament (DiC and Cloverway), Ben Diskin (Viz) (EN), Isabel Wolmar (PT), Genaro Vásquez (LatAm

He's the tousle-haired friend of Usagi and Naru who is a student at their junior high school. He is a bespectacled nerd who is a goofball and a clever student with excellent grades. He nursed a crush on Usagi at first, and tried several ways to impress her (such as memorably trying to be a bad boy), but then grew out of it much later.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: While still the short guy with Spiky Hair and Opaque Nerd Glasses, his face shape and haircut look more akin to the standard character designs of the other characters than to the more cartoonish, round-faced messy-haired kid he is in the manga and 90's anime.
  • Adorkable: His nerdy-like behaviour and his deep analyzing on newcomers as well as embarrassing Naru with his public declarations of his love for her when they start to date qualify for this.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Both anime series give him brown hair. It's blonde in the manga.
  • Adapted Out: In the live-action.
  • Ascended Extra: Like Naru, his role is somewhat bigger in the '90s anime.
  • Beautiful All Along: In the manga the Sailor Senshi wonder if this trope would apply to Umino if he removed his specs, complete with a Bishōnen Umino Imagine Spot. According to Naoko Takeuchi, the trope does indeed apply to Umino too.
  • Bishōnen: Apparently, Umino is a handsome young man when he takes off his glasses. You wouldn't believe he can remove them, seeming how it's like they're stuck to his face.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The brunette to Usagi's blonde and Naru's redhead.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: The second episode of the original anime had a youma disguised as a fortune teller cast a spell on him that makes him go crazy with love and do things even he wouldn't dare do.
  • Brainy Brunette: In the anime.
  • Butt-Monkey: His friends and classmates tend to treat him this way in earlier episodes because they find him so annoying.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Is undoubtedly the strangest of Usagi's non-Sailor friends. He says and does some pretty odd things, like describing getting his hand caught in a leather purse as him being bitten by an alligator.
  • Coat, Hat, Mask: His attempt at imitating Tuxedo Mask. It counts because his Opaque Nerd Glasses cover his eyes the same way as any mask would.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: After he starts dating Naru, he acts this way about her to a mild extent.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He may act like a goofy Cloudcuckoolander in his everyday life, but when the chips are down, he will do anything to protect the one he loves.
  • Demoted to Extra: Ever since the end of the first season/first episodes of R.
  • Distressed Dude: Is one of the victims of the week in the third season targeted for his Pure Heart Crystal.
  • Ditzy Genius: Gets almost perfect grades in school without really trying, yet when it comes to anything outside of school, he rarely shows any common sense.
  • Diving Save: Does this for Naru in episode 26 of the first season, then jumps in the way to protect her again in S (after which she gets in the way, trying to protect him).
  • Dogged Nice Guy: For Usagi. By the time he falls for Naru though, he drops the most annoying traits.
  • Dragged into Drag: By Naru in episode 7 of the '90s anime.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: Parodied in Super S, when he attempts it with milk shakes. ChibiUsa's grossed out face says all.
  • Expy: In the forerunner series, Codename: Sailor V, Minako had an otaku pal named Amano who is identical to him, though Amano is much more proactive and able to aide Sailor V on several occasions.
  • Extraverted Nerd: Indubitably a nerd, but very outgoing and talkative with shades of the Casanova Wannabe (although this aspect disappears after he gets a girlfriend).
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Early on, the girls only tolerate his annoying ways, though they let him hang around with them anyway. In the '90s anime, they warm up to him a little once he starts dating Naru. Played straight in the Manga and Crystal, every time he shows up onscreen has at least one person getting angry at his mere presence.
  • The Glasses Gotta Go: After Usagi sees how attractive Princess D is without her glasses, she wonders (correctly) if the same would hold true for Umino.
  • Gossipy Hens: Male version.
  • Heroic Bystander: In both the first series and S, he tries to defend Naru from a Monster of the Week. The second time, the monster was specifically targeting him.
  • Heroic Wannabe: Tries to emulate Tuxedo Mask by dressing like him and calling himself Tuxedo Umino Mask in order to protect Naru. While he's no match for the monster, you gotta admire his spirit about it.
  • Innocently Insensitive: For example, when Usagi and Umino went to visit Naru after after Nephrite's death, Umino casually said, "I thought you didn't go to school because you were sick, but I see it was just heartbreak," resulting in Usagi hitting him. Once they gone out, he didn't take (or didn't seem anyway) into consideration Naru's feelings. Later on however, he hinted to have felt bad because of this trope. Thanks to Character Development, he became a bit less of this trope later on.
    • In the same scene, he tried to comfort Naru ... by mentioning Nephrite's disappearance.
  • In Touch With His Feminine Side: A nerdy/bespectacled/non-athletic guy whose close friends all seem to be girls. He's into things like gossip, doesn't hide his romantic notions and at one point in the '90s anime he even dons a pink dress.
  • Know-Nothing Know-It-All: He is an academic genius, but he often acts like he also knows a lot more outside of school than he really does, and he tries to keep his friends up to date about things whether they want to hear it or not.
  • Last-Name Basis: Umino is his surname, but that's what everyone calls him.
  • Messy Hair: Not like bedhead-messy, but his hair doesn't seem to lay down.
  • Mr. Exposition: Early on, he would often be the one to talk about new events, people and places that would turn out to be related to the adventure of the week.
  • Muggle Best Friend: To a lesser extent than Naru, but he does sometimes share this role with her for Usagi.
  • Nerd Glasses: Ones that engulf the entire top-half of his face.
  • Nerds Are Sexy: Although he is a more stereotypical nerd, his glasses hide just how attractive he really is.
  • Nice Guy: His Innocently Insensitive moments aside, Umino is generally a very decent guy.
  • Official Couple: In the '90s anime with Naru, once they get their Relationship Upgrade.
  • The One Guy: Of Usagi's circle of friends at the start of the series.
  • Opaque Nerd Glasses: Ones that engulf the entire top-half of his face.
  • Otaku: He's called this several times by other characters.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Provides much of the humor in Usagi's everyday life due to his nerdiness, cloudcuckoolander tendencies and the way he annoys his friends, at least during the first season. Because he was Demoted to Extra, the role of comic relief later shifted more to characters like Minako and Chibi-Usa.
  • Second Love: For Naru, who also was his second love, since Umino had a crush on Usagi at first.
  • Secret Keeper: In Crystal it's all but stated that he knows who Sailor Senshi are and they know he knows, as Mamoru tells them to deal with a Daimon in his presence. How and when he found out remains unknown.
  • The Smart Guy: Of his group of friends.
  • Social Circle Filler: Like Naru, he ends up being this in the manga and Crystal.
  • Sweetheart Sipping: Usagi, his original crush, does this with him at one point in the first season.
  • Teacher/Student Romance: The "hot for teacher" one-sided variant. He was under a spell at the time, but goes through a moment of this towards Haruna and even flips her skirt. Two episodes later, the photos he took at a gym suggest that it might hold true even when he isn't being brainwashed.
  • Teen Genius: So much that he is unhappy when he only gets a 95 on a test.
  • Those Two Guys: He and Naru become this after the other Sailor Guardians start showing up.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: He starts out as an Innocently Insensitive Casanova Wannabe, but gradually outgrew this after Nephrite died and Naru started dating him and he became more thoughtful and less annoying toward others.
  • Two Girls and a Guy: With Usagi and Naru before Usagi stops hanging out with them.
  • Unfazed Everyman: To a somewhat lesser extent than Naru.

    Haruna Sakurada 

Haruna Sakurada
Click to see her in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Chiyoko Kawashima (original series), Akemi Kanda (Crystal) (JP), Nadine Rabinovitch (DiC and Cloverway), Julie Ann Taylor (under Cricket Brown) (Viz) (EN), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Tomoko Otakara

  • Adapted Out: Averted in all adaptations (even the musicals), making her the only civilian to appear in every version of the series.
  • Ascended Extra: When you think about it, she had a much bigger role early in The '90s anime than in the manga. Then after the Alien Arc of R, she was Put on a Bus. She has a valid reason for disappearing once the girls moved on to 9th grade.
  • Brainy Brunette: Light brown in the Crystal anime and she is a teacher, after all.
  • Butt-Monkey: Frequently laments her Christmas Cake status. And even beyond that, there's the incident where she thinks she is Defiled Forever.
  • Christmas Cake: And how. She's in a hurry to find a husband, which makes her an easy target for the Dark Kingdom.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: She has her moments in the live-action.
  • Damsel in Distress: Like Naru, she was a frequent victim of attacks by the Dark Kingdom during the first season.
  • Defiled Forever: This is what she believes when the second episode of The '90s anime had Umino (under a monster's influence) flip her skirt up revealing her smiley face panties. She started crying that she wouldn't be able to get married now.
  • Designated Victim: A frequent youma victim alongside Naru. Her obsession with finding a husband made her an easy target.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Snapping turtle. Thanks to the Nakayoshi Anime Albums, she and Naru are the only civilians who get the same level of All There in the Manual stats as the heroines.
  • Fiery Redhead: Has auburn hair in the 90s anime with a temper to match.
  • First-Name Basis: Her students call her Haruna-sensei. The first English dub switched it to make Haruna her last name, though.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: The above incident revealed a smiley face on it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Very strict and known to blow her top if her students do poorly or break rules, but cares for all of them and just wants them to succeed.
  • Panty Shot: See Defiled Forever.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Wears pink pretty often, reflecting her vivid personality, romantic side and traditionally feminine vocation.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Like several other female characters, her hair is waist-length or longer.
  • Sensei-chan: Frequently acts young for her age and engages in doing rather childish things.
  • Stern Teacher: Was very exigent towards Usagi, but genuinely cared for her and her friends.
  • Temporal Theme Naming: Meta-example. Naoko Takeuchi's other series Codename: Sailor V, The Cherry Project and P.Q. Angels have characters named Natsuna Sakurada, Akina Sakurada and Fuyuna Sakurada. Collectively, they are named after the four seasons.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Peaches.
  • Two-Teacher School: She's basically the one teacher we get to meet during her run in the series.

    Yumiko and Kuri 

Yumiko and Kuri
Yumiko on the left, Kuri on the right
Yumiko voiced by: Mayumi Seto and Chieko Nanba (original series), Hyang-Ri Kim (Crystal) (JP), Stephanie Morgenstern (DiC and Cloverway), Michelle Ruff (Viz) (EN)
Kuri voiced by: Masami Kamiyama and Etsuko Nishimoto (original series), Yukiko Morashita (Crystal) (JP), Katie Griffin (DiC and Cloverway), Julie Ann Taylor (Viz) (EN)

  • Adaptational Attractiveness: Downplayed, but in their first two incarnations, they were both just generically pretty girls, while Crystal plays up their attractiveness a little by simply putting more detail into their design.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In Crystal, Kuri's hair is sort of purplish-brown.
  • Adapted Out: In the live-action.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: Like many other people, they assume that Ami is an Insufferable Genius, Rei is a freak to avoid and Makoto is a dangerous troublemaker before Usagi befriends them, and so take an initial dislike to them.
  • Bit Character: Never featured majoyly, never even got A Day in the Limelight, so their roles are often limited to just one or two scenes.
  • Boke and Tsukkomi Routine: Their act in a talent show in one episode.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Kuri has much shorter hair than her friends. Crystal makes her hairstyle look even more boyish than usual.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Even earlier than most other supporting characters. Though in Crystal, they appear as late as the final Dark Kingdom episode.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Kuri in Crystal.
  • Cute Bookworm: Kuri. When she's not hanging out with her friends for their typical girl activities, she's busy hitting the books and cramming for school.
  • The Dividual: In The '90s anime. While they can appear separately, they seem to only differ visually. Averted in the manga and Crystal where they are still Those Two Guys but are treated as individuals with their own personalities.
  • Four-Girl Ensemble: With Usagi and Naru early on. Kuri's the somewhat mannish one, while Yumiko's more traditionally pretty and feminine.
  • Girliness Upgrade: In The '90s anime, Kuri got a slightly girlier look and virtually the same personality as Yumiko. Crystal gave her back her manga character.
  • Gossipy Hens: Mainly Yumiko. Though in anime, Kuri has her moments.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With each other. They are best friends who spend most of their time together.
  • Loners Are Freaks: They seem to genuinely believe this, as they initially critical and suspicious of Ami, Rei and Makoto. Maybe this is why the two are rarely separated.
  • Long Hair Is Feminine: Yumiko's well-below-shoulder-length hair shows this.
  • Only One Name: Their surnames are never given.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Yumiko in The '90s anime.
  • The Smart Guy: Kuri somewhat shares the role with Umino in their group.
  • Social Circle Filler: They hang out regularly with Usagi until the other Sailors show up and are then promptly forgotten.
  • Those Two Guys: To Usagi, Naru and Umino, before Naru and Umino became this themselves.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Yumiko has long hair, wears girly outfits, acts like a gossipy teen and dreams of being a bride. Kuri has Boyish Short Hair, is more bookish and studious than Yumiko (she even goes to Cram School with Ami) and dresses somewhat more boyishly when out of school uniform.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: Kuri isn't that masculine, just more so than Naru or Yumiko, and she still shares their love for some girly things like sparkly jewelry.
  • True Blue Femininity: Kuri in the first anime (as part of her Girliness Upgrade), Yumiko in the second (to show she's the girly girl of the two). Technically, their whole class wears blue, but here, it extends to appearing out of school uniform.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Kuri has purple hair in Crystal.

    Ryo Urawa 

Ryo Urawa

Voiced by: Shinichirou Ohta (JP), Eric Kimmel (DiC), Vic Mignogna (Viz) (EN), Yamil Atala (LatAm)

    Usagi's Fat Friend 

"Usagi's Fat Friend"

Voiced by: Mayumi Seto (JP), Kathy Laskey (DiC), Colleen O'Shaughnessey (Viz) (EN), Belinda Martinez (LatAm)

  • Bit Character: Even more so than Yumiko and Kuri. She doesn't even have a proper name! The credits listed her as "Usagi's Fat Friend".
  • Canon Foreigner: Created specifically for The '90s anime.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: And it means she probably won’t every appear again because she was only created for the first adaptation. Though unlike Yumiko or Kuri, she wasn't quite limited to the first season; her last appearance is a brief crowd scene cameo in the second season premier.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Averted in the Canadian dub.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: She's Usagi's friend and she's fat.
  • Fat Girl: She's not that much fatter than the rest of the girls, but still noticeably so and is a bit insecure about it. She seems to have been designed that way because her debut episode revolved around Weight Woe.
  • Named by the Adaptation: Well, named by the dub to be precise. The original English dub named her "Loraine".
  • No Name Given: Not even the credits give her one. Except in some dubs, Usagi's Fat Friend is all she is ever known as.
  • Social Circle Filler: Along with Yumiko and Kuri, she only serves as Usagi's friend until her teammates come along.
  • Those Two Guys: With a nameless friend and classmate of hers, Usagi's and Naru's (called Brandy in the DiC dubs) in a few appearances.
  • Weight Woe: Is aware that she's chubbier than her friends and, while not terribly upset, still expresses a desire to lose weight.

The Furuhatas

  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Unazuki is the foolish to Motoki's responsible, at least when it comes to school work. They both do their jobs responsibly, though.
  • Local Hangout: The Furuhata family business of the Game Center Crown/Crown Fruits Parlor serves this role, and much of the Furuhatas' role revolves around this fact.

    Motoki Furuhata 

Motoki Furuhata
Click to see him in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Hiroyuki Satou (original series), Hiroshi Okamoto (Crystal) (JP), Colin O'Meara (DiC), Steven Bednarski (Cloverway), Lucien Dodge (Viz) (EN), Rogério Jacques (PT), Jesús Barrero and José Gilberto Vilchis (LatAm)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Masaya Kikawada

  • Adaptation Personality Change: In the live-action, he's a much goofier guy who kind of replaces the absent Umino as the Plucky Comic Relief of civilian life.
  • Adorkable: In the live-action.
  • Ascended Extra: A bit, in the live-action. He even gets to propose to Makoto in that continuity.
  • Beta Couple: With Makoto in the live-action. He and Reika are an Official Couple in other versions, but their relationship isn't prominent enough to be the beta couple of the series.
  • Big Brother Mentor: To Usagi. When she's having a problem, she turns to him for advice (such as what to do about Naru falling in love with the enemy).
  • Bishōnen: Like many other guys in the series, he is one of these, resulting in several young women having crushes on him.
  • "Blind Idiot" Translation: In the recently re-released manga, Motoki's nickname is translated as 'bro'. This gets incredibly awkward later on, when Makoto refers to him as 'the bro at the Game Center.' Uhh....
  • Chubby Chaser: Somewhat. In the anime he told Usagi he found chubby girls cute. She saw this as an excuse to stop dieting and go back to her regular eating habits, until Luna clarified that he said "chubby", not "fat".
  • Cloudcuckoolander: In the live-action, he gets Umino's bumbling, quirky traits and spends much of his time staring at his pet turtle.
  • Composite Character: The live-action version of him appears to be a combination of Umino and the manga version of himself.
  • The Generic Guy: Even for a minor character, he gets hardly any Character Development and few distinct personality traits. Other than his job, being the object of the girls' affections and just being a Nice Guy, there isn't much to say about him. The live-action changes this a bit by merging his character with Umino's and fleshing him out some more.
  • In Touch With His Feminine Side: A Nice Guy who regularly wears an apron, looks like a Bishōnen, serves food and advice to his customers, and in the live-action he's an obsessive pet owner and the one who catch the bouquet at a wedding.
  • I Will Wait for You: When Reika decides to go to study in Africa, he decides to wait for her for as long as she is gone. The second time she leaves for ten years and he is still willing to wait.
  • Keet: The live-action portrays him this way. His best friend in the world is a pet turtle named Kamekichi, he always smiles and he doesn't quite know the meaning of subtlety.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Despite Makoto and Usagi's crushes on him, it is established that they are only younger sisters to him (except in the live-action, where Makoto is his love interest). Usagi becomes happy with this after she and Mamoru get together.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: The feminine boy to Makoto's masculine girl in the live-action.
  • Men Can't Keep House: His apartment is in a terrible state.
  • Muggle Best Friend: In the live-action to Mamoru, as well as being Makoto's Muggle Love Interest.
  • Nice Guy: Easily one of the most decent and caring characters in the series. If someone he knows, like Usagi, has a problem, he's often the first to lend an ear and be supportive.
  • Non-Action Guy: Even by civilian standards. At least Umino, Kenji, Shingo, Yuuichirou and Rei's grandfather all have their moments of Badass Normal or Heroic Bystander.
  • Official Couple: With Reika in the anime and manga, or with Makoto in the live-action.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Live-action only; he's quite mature and serious in all other versions.
  • Satellite Character: Despite being one of the most frequently-seen civilians, he doesn't seem to get much character development beyond his relationships with his friends. Unlike his sister and girlfriend, he is never even targeted by the enemy.
  • Secret Keeper: In the manga and the live-action.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to Mamoru's Manly Man.
  • They Do: He and Makoto in Special Act of the Live Action version.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Never got one in supplementary material, but in an episode of the first anime, he says his favorite food is hayashi rice.
  • Trash of the Titans: His apartment, in The '90s anime.
  • Two Girls and a Guy: With Reika and Setsuna in the manga.
  • Turtle Power: In the live-action, he has a pet turtle named Kamekichi and seems to be generally obsessed with them, owning lots of turtle-themed accessories and bonding with other turtle owners.

    Unazuki Furuhata 

Unazuki Furuhata
Voiced by: Miyako Endou and Eriko Hara (JP), Sabrina Grdevich (DiC), Catherine Disher (Cloverway), Veronica Taylor (Viz) (EN), Isabel Wolmar (PT), Isabel Martiñón (LatAm)

  • Ascended Extra: Slightly in the fourth season of The '90s anime where she appeared the most often, unlike other civilians who appeared less often later in the series.
  • Book Dumb: In the Materials collection, it is revealed that her grades are below average and she does not like to study.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Usagi.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Look carefully in the third episode of Crystal. You can see her and Reika standing in the background.
  • Fiery Redhead: Like with Naru, it's usually averted, but again like with Naru, she has moments of this.
  • First Kiss: Her A Day in the Limelight episode, in the S series, was centered on how she and her boyfriend had not even kissed...
  • Genki Girl: She's very cheerful and light on her feet.
  • The Ghost: Her boyfriend. She mentions him several times, but we never see him or even learn his name.
  • Hair Decorations: Her yellow hair ribbon.
  • Mistaken for Cheating: Subverted in R. Mamoru once gave her a ride in his motorbike because she was late to a date with her boyfriend; Usagi saw them and thought Unazuki was his new girlfriend. Since those were his "It's Not You, It's Me" days, he tried to use it to his advantage so Usagi would get over him. It backfired. Horribly.
  • Muggle Best Friend: Sometimes played this role to the Sailor Guardians during the fourth season when several other muggle friends only appear once or twice.
  • No Big Deal: In episode 134, Luna speaks in front of her. Despite the fact that she's not in the know, she doesn't seem to show any reaction to something as odd as a talking cat.
  • Relative Error: Subverted in her first appearance. Seeing Mamoru give her a ride on his motorcycle, Usagi asks hopefully and jealously if she is Mamoru's relative. She's not. She's actually Motoki's sister, but the end result works out the same way, as Unazuki assures Usagi that she's not Mamoru's girlfriend.
  • Remember the New Guy: She's Motoki's little sister who works at her family's business where the Sailor Guardians hang out, yet she was never seen or alluded to in the first season, and Usagi inexplicably does not know who Unazuki is in her debut episode.
  • Sixth Ranger: Of the civilian cast. She is introduced during the Black Moon arc.
  • Tomboyish Ponytail: She always wears her hair up in a ponytail with two sidetails left hanging loose.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: She's a Genki Girl with a tomboyish hairstyle, but works as a waitress and is a romantic dreamer. Her wardrobe ranges from pretty dresses to Shorttank outfits.

Other friends of the Sailor Guardians

    Mayumi Osaka 

Mayumi Osaka

Voiced by: Michiko Abe (original series), Sanae Kobayashi (Crystal) (JP), Maria Vacratsis (DiC), Wendee Lee (Viz) (EN)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Noriko Watanabe

    Reika Nishimura 

Reika Nishimura
Voiced by: Rika Fukami (original series), Mai Nakahara (Crystal) (JP), Daniela Olivieri (season 1), Wendy Lyon (R) (DiC), Katherine Trowell (Cloverway), Erica Mendez (Viz) (EN), Vera Sachetti (PT), Rocío Garcel and Belinda Martinez (LatAm)

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In The '90s anime, Reika is a brunette. In the materials collection, she has strawberry pink hair, but in further colored manga artwork, she's blonde.
  • Adapted Out: In the live-action.
  • Adventurer Archaeologist: Her work, in the anime.
  • All Girls Like Ponies: In her final anime appearance, she is revealed to enjoy horseback riding and briefly bonds with Chibiusa over a fondness for horses.
  • Art Shift: In The '90s anime, her eyes had a distinctively different appearance from the rest of the cast. That changed when she returned in season four.
  • Brainy Brunette: In The '90s anime.
  • Cool Big Sis: To Usagi and the other girls.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Look carefully in the third episode of Crystal. You can see her and Unazuki standing in the background.
  • Enemy Within: Rikoukeidar, one of the Seven Great Youma.
  • Everything's Sparkly with Jewelry: In the manga, Reika was really into gemstones, as she studies mineralogy at KO University. While she doesn't drape herself in jewels, she does wear rather stylish earrings and necklaces tastefully. A caption refers to her as a "high maintenance $6900 Versace queen."
  • Hot Scientist: Studies science at university like Setsuna (though which branch of science varies between continuities) and is very attractive even when she's wearing a lab coat.
  • Long-Distance Relationship: With Motoki.
  • Muggle Best Friend: To Setsuna, after they begin attending the same university.
  • Official Couple: With Motoki. Except in the live-action, where it's not certain she even exists.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Both the manga and Crystal depict her as wearing a lot of pink.
  • Put on a Bus: Twice
  • Rapunzel Hair: Like several other female characters, her hair is waist-length or longer.
  • Two Girls and a Guy: With Motoki and Setsuna in the manga.

    Yuuichirou Kumada 

Yuuichirou Kumada
Voiced by: Bin Shimada (JP), Steven Bednarski (DiC), Jason Barr (Cloverway), Wally Wingert (Viz) (EN), António Semedo (PT), Ricardo Mendoza (LatAm)

  • Adorkable: Much of his time on screen is this. When he's not falling on his face, moping melodramatically (which often makes him fall on his face), he is trying his best to win Rei over or even saving her from a strange monster, with no such luck.
  • Badass Normal: One of the most badass normals in the series, due to him being so physically fit. In his case, it goes beyond just facing enemy attacks. Even most top athletes can't ski jump off a cliff and stop right where they land perfectly on their own two feet unharmed.
  • Badass Preacher: Well, badass preacher-in-training, but close enough.
  • The Big Guy: He is easily one of the most muscular and physical characters.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: The big to Rei's grandfather's little.
  • Butt-Monkey: Rei treats him this way at times.
  • Canon Foreigner: Created specifically for The '90s anime.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: At his worst, he can act like one towards Rei.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He may be a Butt-Monkey who's not the most sensible or serious guy around, but when the shrine or Rei is in danger, watch out.
  • Declaration of Protection: Even if Rei does not become his girlfriend and she unknowingly to him has the powers to protect herself, he is willing to defend her just because he loves her and wants her to be safe.
  • Demoted to Extra: Mainly after Sailor Moon S.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: Has been in love with Rei for quite some time, but though she cares for him, she treats him like a Butt-Monkey. Doesn't discourage him from trying, though.
  • Fearless Fool: He's brave, all right, but this leads him to do things a sensible person wouldn't even consider, like trying to defend Rei's honor without getting the facts first or jumping in front of a giant runaway snowball in an attempt to stop it.
  • Heroic Bystander: When Rei is attacked, he steps forward to defend her.
  • Hidden Eyes: Under his bangs.
  • Hopeless Suitor: He looks and acts like one - but he does cares for Rei selflessly, despite knowing she's not likely to be into him the way he wants, and so he protects her because that's his choice. He leaves it very clear to Kooan when she belittles him, this being both a huge Tear Jerker and his Crowning Moment of Awesome.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Rei may be the one he pines for, but he seems willing to accept that she may not want him. As long as she's happy, it's good enough for him; that's how much he cares.
  • Mistaken for Cheating: After seeing Rei with Haruka, whom he like so many others mistook for a man, he jumped to the conclusion that the two were dating.
  • Nice Guy: Most of the times when he's not is when he's trying to protect his friends.
  • Non-Idle Rich: Comes from a wealthy background but keeps steady employment, usually in jobs that are "beneath" him.
  • Perma-Stubble: Complete with Blinding Bangs. The scruffy appearance is possibly to hide his identity of being a rich kid so that he can step out of that shadow.
  • Secretly Wealthy: Is revealed to be the son of a very wealthy family. And mildly ashamed of it.
  • Starving Artist: In the original English dubs only, he describes himself as a struggling musician. It's more of an Informed Attribute, though. He comes from a rich family, and since he never was depicted as a musician in the Japanese version, nothing is seen to suggest that he can even play an instrument.
  • Surfer Dude: Talks like one in the original English-language dubs.
  • Those Two Guys: With Rei's grandfather.
  • Throwing Down the Gauntlet: When he mistakes Haruka for Rei's boyfriend and then sees her with her girlfriend, he is convinced that Haruka is cheating on Rei, so he decides to defend Rei's honor and challenges Haruka to a duel. Haruka is more than a little puzzled.
  • Wild Hair: His shoulder-length hair is consistently rugged and unkempt.

    Momoko Momohara 

Momoko Momohara
Click to see her in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Taeko Kawata (JP); Mary Long (DiC), Tanya Donato (Cloverway), Debi Derryberry (Viz) (EN), Cristina Camargo (LatAm)

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Manga illustrations show her with pinkish or purple hair. In early 90's anime appearances, her hair was brown, but in the fourth season it became purple with no explanation, yet didn't match the manga. Her eyes also changed from a light blue to bright purple.
  • Anime Chinese Girl: Dresses as one and her family owns a Chinese restaurant.
  • Art Evolution: As with Shingo, Momoko visually ages a little over the course of her appearances. In R, she appears around six or seven like Chibi-Usa, while in S and Super S, she's taller and has a visible bustline. Her bangs and side strands also went from being straight to curly. These changes in her look match up with her manga appearance.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: In an episode of the R season, when she's accidentally infused with Black Energy. Chibi-Usa manages to debrainwash her, though.
  • Cool Big Sis: Acts like this towards Chibi-Usa.
  • Muggle Best Friend: To Chibiusa.
  • Repetitive Name: Momoko Momohara.
  • Series Continuity Error: Her hair color is switched from brown to purple in Super S without any explanation, and her eyes go from being a light blue to an identical shade of purple.
  • Sixth Ranger: Of the civilian cast. She is introduced during the Black Moon arc.
  • Sudden Name Change: In the original English dub. Her dub name was originally Melissa, but later episodes were dubbed by a different company who used the name Melanie instead (Melly for short).
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has purple hair.

    Kyuusuke and Kotono Sarashina 

Kyuusuke and Kotono Sarashina

Kyuusuke voiced by: Kazumi Okushima (R), Daisuke Sakaguchi (Super S), Yukiko Morishita (Crystal) (JP)
Kotono voiced by: Akemi Kanda (Crystal) (JP), Tara Sands (Viz) (EN)

Two siblings who are seen around sometimes. Kyuusuke is a classmate of Chibi-Usa's, whereas Kotono goes to Rei's school.

    Ittou Asanuma 

Ittou Asanuma

Voiced by: Kazuya Nakai (original series), Daisuke Sakaguchi (Crystal) (JP), Greg Felden (Viz) (EN) Irwin Daayán (LatAm, original series)

  • Ambiguously Bi: His idolization of Mamoru could easily be interpeted as a crush, but on the other hand, he also gets kissed by Makoto and doesn't complain about it.
  • Big Brother Worship: They're not actually related, but he really admires Mamoru, who is an upperclassman at his school.
  • Bishōnen: One of the youngest in the series, since he's roughly a year younger than the Inner Guardians.
  • Continuity Cameo: His single appearance in The '90s anime.
  • Demoted to Extra: He appears a number of times in the manga, beginning in the Black Moon arc, but only appears once very briefly in The '90s anime in the final season, and even then, his name only appears in the credits.
  • Hero-Worshipper: Towards Mamoru. He wants to be just like him, so he takes notes about everything Mamoru does.
  • Hollywood Nerd: Obsessed with science fiction and the paranormal, carries a notebook everywhere to take notes of whatever he sees, yet he looks like a bishie in sharp men's clothes.
  • Last-Name Basis: He's usually just called Asanuma.
  • Paranormal Investigation: He's a member of the Sci-Fi Club at his school, to which he reports any UFO sightings. In fact, after witnessing Mamoru healing himself and Luna talking to Usagi, he thinks that their group might be aliens.
  • Secret Keeper: In the manga, after he reveals to Makoto what he saw, she confesses the Sailor Guardians' identities to him and even kisses him on the forehead.
  • Sempai/Kohai: Has this relationship with Mamoru.
  • Sharp Dressed Man: Often seen wearing the tie, jacket and dress shirt of his school uniform.
  • Sixth Ranger: Of the civilian cast. He is introduced during the Black Moon arc.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Averted. Like Ikuko Tsukino but unlike the rest of the civilian cast, he actually appeared as late as Stars.

One-shot characters


    Princess D 

Princess D

Voiced by: Miki Itou (original series), Kana Ueda (Crystal) (JP), Lisa Ortiz (DiC), Cindy Robinson (Viz) (EN)

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Princess D is blonde in Crystal. She was originally brunette in the earlier anime, as to possibly make her look like a female Umino. It is entirely possible that Naoko intended her to be blonde in the manga, however.
  • Adapted Out: Of the live-action, though they kept her storyline, replacing her with a rich non-royal girl named Yuka Sakuragi.
  • Beautiful All Along: Much like Umino, when she takes her glasses off…
  • Blind Without 'Em: When her glasses get knocked off, she can't see at all and quickly starts trying to find them.
  • Distaff Counterpart: To Umino and his Sailor V equivalent Amano.
  • Everything's Better with Princesses: It’s right there in her title.
  • The Glasses Gotta Go: She turns out to be quite pretty without her glasses. It makes the girls wonder if the same is true for Umino.
  • Opaque Nerd Glasses: They even have the same spiral look as Umino's.
  • Ruritania: She is from one, which is simply referred to as D Country.



Voiced by: Hiroaki Miura (JP), Vic Mignogna (EN)

  • Adapted Out: Of everything except Crystal. In other adaptations, Mamoru actually is Motoki's best friend instead of impersonating him.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Motoki.
  • Megane: Only ever seen wearing his glasses.
  • Otaku: Described as one by Reika.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In the manga, we don't know if he's even alive after Endymion's actions, but in Crystal, he later is actually shown to be.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: In his first appearance, when Endymion sends him away to take his place, we never hear from him again, at least in the manga.



    Kakeru Oozora 

Kakeru Oozora
Voiced by: Masami Kikuchi (JP), Jeff Lumby (Cloverway) (EN), René García (LatAm)

    Himeko Nayotake 

Himeko Nayotake
Voiced by: Megumi Hayashibara (JP), Jennifer Gould (Cloverway) (EN), Monica Villaseñor (LatAm)

  • Childhood Friend Romance: With Kakeru. In the manga version of the Princess Kaguya story, she's already pregnant with their child when she goes to space.
  • Closer to Earth: She's very logical and mature, in contrast to the more "dreamy" Kakeru.
  • Hot Scientist: Shares this in common with her love interest Kakeru. She is actually an astronaut, and to be an astronaut requires a degree in a STEM field.
  • Meaningful Name: The "take" ("bamboo") and "Hime" ("princess") parts of her name are references to the original Princess Kaguya myth.



Voiced by: Chika Sakamoto (JP), Julie Lemieux (DiC) (EN)

    Naruru Osaka and Ruruna Kobe 

Naruru Osaka and Ruruna Kobe

  • Adapted Out: Naruru is Naru's younger sister, but in the first anime, Naru is declared to be an only child. Then again, when that was established, Naruru hadn't even appeared yet in the manga, so the anime creators wouldn't have known about her.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Naruru is Naru's younger sister, though we only see them together for two panels.
  • Brand X: Ruruna is an avid buyer of "Channel" brand items, and Naruru is an avid buyer of "Guccicci" brand items.
  • Buffy Speak: The two of them use words like "Haggened" or "Frappaccinoed" to abbreviate that they got ice cream or frappuccinos, among other things.
  • Cosplay Otaku Girl: The two of them like to dress up as Sailor Soldiers.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: Naruru Osaka's from Osaka. Ruruna Kobe's from Kobe.
  • Fangirl: Both of them are fans of Sailor Moon.
  • Fiery Redhead: Naruru. But in an energetic way.
  • Genki Girl: Both of them.
  • Gyaru Girl: They have tanned skin and stylized hair, dress in short skirts, high heels, and have clearly visible cleavage.
  • Location Theme Naming: Their surnames are the names of two Japanese cities.
  • Sdrawkcab Name: In hiragana, Ruruna is Naruru spelled backwards.
  • Valley Girl: Their dialogue is often translated this way, though technically they're actually kogals.
  • Younger Than They Look: The two of them are supposed to be Chibi-Usa's classmates, but they look and act like ditzy teenage kogals. They're also much taller than Chibi-Usa and have visible cleavage.

    Kousagi Tsukino/Parallel Sailor Moon 

Kousagi Tsukino/Parallel Sailor Moon

  • Animal Motifs: Rabbits, like her mother. She even keeps several of them as pets.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: To Chibiusa.
  • Big Eater: Something she inherited from her mother. Her father even remarks that since she can eat anything, her tongue could save the world.
  • The Ditz: She's not very smart or sensible.
  • Elseworlds: Kousagi only exists in a one-shot story that was included in the Materials Collection. The story was later reprinted in Sailor Moon Short Stories Vol.2.
  • The Fool: Despite not being very bright and acting silly, she still manages to save the day when a giant rabbit head attacks.
  • My Friends... and Zoidberg: The daughters of the Inner Soldiers only let her hang out with them because their moms are friends.
  • Generation Xerox: She clearly takes after Usagi more than Chibiusa does.
  • Genki Girl: Yet another trait she has in common with Usagi.
  • Improbable Weapon User: She manages to summon all the cats of Japan to form one giant cat to devour the giant rabbit enemy.
  • Insane Troll Logic: She somehow believes that the natural enemy of rabbits are cats. She probably thought this up because she has an affinity toward rabbits and cats are her weakness.
  • The Klutz: Even moreso than her mother.
  • Meaningful Name: The kanji of her name translated means "little rabbit".
  • Nom de Mom: The royal family is matrilineal, so it actually makes sense that her name is Tsukino. Possibly Mamoru takes Usagi's last name in the future when they're married.
  • Plot Allergy: She really dislikes cats because she is allergic to them, but ends up having to summon countless cats to use as a weapon.