Characters: Sailor Moon Villains
This page covers the villains of Sailor Moon
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- Heel-Face Turn: There are quite a few of them, surprisingly (or not surprisingly if you consider one of Sailor Moon's abilities being able to remove dark energy from someone if the energy is weak enough). Some do have the Heel Face Door Slam, though.
- Theme Naming: Almost every villain worth mentioning before the final arc is named after a gemstone.
- Quirky Miniboss Squad: Pretty much every main villain has one.
- Shoo Out the Clowns: When the Quirky Miniboss Squad has been defeated (or reformed), then you know things will get serious.
Voiced by: Noriko Uehara (JP), Maria Vacratsis (DiC) (EN)
: Keiko Han
(original series), Misa Watanabe
) (JP), Naz Edwards (DiC), Cindy Robinson
(Viz) (EN), Belinda Martinez (LatAm), Alessandra Araújo (PT-BR), Fernanda Figueiredo (PT) Irene Lindh (Sweden)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Aya Sugimoto
- Absolute Cleavage: ESPECIALLY in the live action, where her actress is an erotic novelist, as well as an actress in some later risque films. She has some definite talent.
- Adaptational Villainy: Although most villains were softened or made more sympathetic in the transition from the manga to the anime, Queen Beryl was instead changed from a tragic victim of manipulation by Metaria and her belief that she was now beyond redemption to a completely unsympathetic villainess who loyally served Metaria.
- And Now You Must Marry Me
- Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: In the anime, when fused with Metaria.
- Authority Equals Ass Kicking: Averted in the anime, surprisingly. While certainly a powerful sorceress, one rose from Endymion fatally wounds her. Metaria's power helps her bulk up, of course.
- Played straight in the manga, with her nearly beating the Sailor Senshi on her own before she's killed by Minako.
- Dark-Skinned Redhead
- Disc One Final Boss: The manga version, which got killed off rather easily by Sailor Venus before the true final confrontation with Metaria.
- The Dragon: To Metaria.
- Evil Redhead: Especially as her uncorrupted form had black hair.
- Fiery Redhead
- God Save Us from the Queen!
- Green-Eyed Monster and Love Makes You Evil: In the manga, she once was a normal witch from Earth, but her love for Endymion boosted her jealousy towards Serenity and made her easy prey for Metaria. While this is also true in the anime, the first part about being a normal witch wasn't used.
- Heel-Face Turn: It's rather interesting that the re-tellings of the first story of Sailor Moon seem to do this for her to some extent, so much so that one might suspect it was a desire to do so to begin with. It's very present in some fanfiction, but to have both Sailor Moon: Another Story and PGSM do this to some degree (SMAS averts it, though it shows a past in which Beryl was actually sane and more lovesick than evil; PGSM really cranks it up at the end) might be telling of where they might go with further re-tellings, if they go all out with it (the series is known for Heel Face Turns of it's lesser villains).
- It's now a canon occurrence in several of the Sera Myu musicals in which she appears as a secondary villain to Galaxia.
- Ignored Epiphany: In the manga, where she was explicitly stated to be a "normal" woman before being corrupted by Metaria and briefly wonders how she managed to fall so far, before deciding that it is too late to turn back.
- One-Winged Angel: Her most powerful form in the anime, after Metaria merges with her.
- Spikes of Villainy
- The Starscream: In the manga she hoped to keep the Silver Crystal for herself, and in the live action series planned to use it to control Metaria.
- Theme Naming: After the mineral beryl.
- Vain Sorceress
- Wicked Witch
- You Have Failed Me: To her subordinates. One of the most classic examples of this trope. Averted in PGSM, where she even lampshades how impractical it is to kill a loyal minion.
The Four Heavenly Kings (Shitennou)
: Jadeite, Nephrite, Zoisite and Kunzite
- All There in the Manual: Their past lives as possible lovers to the Sailor Senshi was never mentioned in the anime but was in tie-in materials such as the Friends and Foes book. In the manga, we only get to see Kunzite making some teasing remarks about Princess Serenity to Sailor Venus, who blushes when she hears him. Also, the "Sailor V" manga confirms there was a relationship between the two, much to the disappointment of would-be-Big Bad Adonis. And Jadeite in the manga lusts after Rei when he sees her in the present.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: In the manga and the live-action adaptation. In the anime they aren't even human, technically.
- Dead Person Conversation and Spirit Advisor: In the manga only, after their deaths their spirits appear before Mamoru, whose generals and bodyguards they were in their Silver Millenium incarnations, to cheer him up and offer advice.
- Death by Adaptation: A strange case of it. They die in the manga and anime, but as mentioned above, their spirits remain present after death in the manga. Not so in the anime, where the removal of their backstory and connection to Mamoru renders it impossible.
- Four Is Death: Although in the anime the four of them never appear together. Except for their cameo in the Silver Millenium flashback.
- Sue Donym: Jadeite used the name "Jay Daito" in more than one episode while in disguise. In the sound dramas, Zoisite calls himself "Zoi Saito," and Kunzite is "Kunz Aito."
: Masaya Onosaka
(original series), Daisuke Kishio
) (JP), Tony Daniels (DiC), Todd Haberkorn
(Viz) (EN), Rene Garcia (LatAm), Leonardo Camilo (PT-BR), António Semedo (PT) Olav F. Andersen (Sweden)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Jun Masuo
- Affably Evil: In the Swedish dub.
- Adaptation Dye-Job / You Don't Look Like You: Averted: Jadeite is the only Shitennou who looks (largely) the same in the manga/anime and in PGSM.
- Blond Guys Are Evil
- Crosscast Role: In one musical he was once played by Yuuka Asami, who played (and was the longest running) Sailor Neptune in prior musicals. The next musical also had him played by a different actress. He was played by a man in his first appearance however.
- Fate Worse than Death: Was frozen in a crystal for his many failures in the anime.
- Hypercompetent Sidekick: He devolves in an Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain, but he's still the one Shitennou who overpowered Sailor Moon, gave three Sailor Soldiers a desperate run for their money, and saw their true faces (with personal knowledge of Rei's identity to boot). Had Beryl not gone for You Have Failed Me before he could explain his final plan, he would have won the war for the Dark Kingdom by just kidnapping Rei in her sleep, either torturing or brainwashing Rei to get the names of Usagi and Ami from her, and then killing the three.
- Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Gotta have some pity for the poor failure.
- Large Ham: His dub voice ("Queen Beryl will be MOST PLEASED! Muahahahahahaha!")
- Manipulative Bastard
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Due to his sexism.
- Smug Snake: He starts out seriously threatening in the first half of his arc, but spirals into this trope with each passing scheme (and failure) in the second half.
- Starter Villain
- Stay in the Kitchen: Told that once to Moon, Mars, and Mercury. They were NOT amused and resulted in TRIPLE Plane Fu being used on him.
- Theme Naming: After the mineral jadeite.
- Undying Loyalty: His sole humanizing trait is his devotion to his queen; he even returns to her after his final defeat knowing damn well what the possible consequence will be.
- Wake-Up Call Boss: Unlike his youma, he actually manages to overpower Usagi in his fight with her and it takes her, Ami and Rei to beat him.
: Katsuji Mori
(original series), Kosuke Toriumi
) (JP), Kevin Lund (DiC), Liam O Brien
(Viz) (EN), Mario Castaneda (LatAm), Flávio Dias (PT-BR), António Semedo (PT) Staffan Hallerstam (Sweden)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Hiroyuki Matsumoto
- The Berserker: In the manga, where he gets himself killed very easily!
- Catch Phrase: "The stars know everything."
- Cool Car: In the anime, Masato Sanjouin drives a sweet Ferrari.
- Crazy-Prepared: In episode 19, it is implied that, because none of the letters he sent out had any postage marks and were all handwritten, Nephrite had to find out the names and addresses of every school girl in Japan, wrote each letter, and then hand delivered them to their homes in person.
- Also, the department store mentioned in the love letters? The MS Department Store. It is blatantly implied he owned and built that store and named it after his alter ego Masato Sanjouin.
- Evil Genius: In the anime, with mysticism rather than technology. Used astrology to pick out people who would provide peak energy and cooked up a gem which would detect large energy sources/the Silver Crystal.
- Evil Redhead /Fiery Redhead: In PGSM.
- Famous Last Words: "I have ended up lying to you until the very end. Please forgive me. I'm glad I met you."
- Frothy Mugs of Water: "Lemonade"
- Heel Face Door Slam: Just as he is about to reject the Dark Kingdom for Naru, Zoisite comes in and has him murdered.
- Hot-Blooded: In PGSM.
- Large Ham: In both the original and the dub versions. That creepy mansion he was operating out of in that dark, gloomy forest? He didn't just make the mansion, he made the forest and the mountain the forest covered out of thin air right near the city. His debut as Masato Sanjouin has him speeding through the streets in a red sports car, and when he shows up at Rui's tennis match, just jumps over the fence without breaking stride and introduces himself as "Masato Sanjouin, just an eccentric coach." And then there's the possibility that the outrageous tendencies his victims start to develop, as well as some of the flashier youma he uses, may be extensions of Nephrite's will and personality, it kind of says a lot about how grandiose he really is. Maybe even more so than Zoisite.
- Love Redeems: Anime only, where spending time around Naru initially manipulating her results in him gradually starting to care about her for real.
- Manipulative Bastard
- Redemption Equals Death: In the anime, where he dies saving Naru.
- Ship Tease: Ami and Nephrite in the live-action.
- Spared by the Adaptation: The only Shitennou to survive in PGSM, if only reincarnated. That is, until Princess Sailor Moon destroys the world...
- The Starscream: Implied in the anime that he'd be willing to betray Beryl if he found the Silver Crystal.
- Theme Naming: After the mineral nephrite.
: Keiichi Nanba
(original series), Masaya Matsukaze
) (JP), Kirsten Bishop (DiC), Lucien Dodge
(Viz) (EN), Magda Giner (LatAm), Noeli Santisteban (PT-BR), Rogério Jacques (PT) Sanna Ekman (Sweden)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Yoshito Endo
- Bishōnen: So much so, it was very easy to change his gender. See Dude Looks Like a Lady below.
- Blond Guys Are Evil: Played straight in the Japanese version; inverted in the English dub (Zoisite is evil, but he's become a woman)
- Camp Gay: In the original Japanese dub.
- Cherry Blossoms: Always appears surrounded by LOTS of petals. On the second part of the episode where Usagi is revealed to be The Moon Princess, Zoisite even wanted cherry blossom petals to carry his spirit off when he died
- Crazy Jealous Guy: Do NOT attract Kunzite's attention!
- The Dark Heart
- Dirty Coward: He (or "She" if you've seen the English dub) never fights fair.
- Jerkass: Has one humanizing trait in the anime and that's his/her love for Kunzite, and even that can get out of hand.
- Dude Looks Like a Lady: Very much so. The American version had Zoisite as a woman because (a) they wanted a token evil female member of Queen Beryl's army, (b) he looks pretty enough to pass for a woman, (c) to cover up the fact that he's in a homosexual relationship with Kunzite/Malachite, and (d) to get rid of the Villainous Crossdresser aspect of Zoisite dressing up as Sailor Moon on the episode in which Sailor Venus is introduced.
- Love Makes You Evil: While he wasn't a huge saint already, some of his worst actions either were to please his lover/mentor Kunzite or because he was jealous of someone else who had taken Kunzite's attention away from him.
- Manipulative Bastard: Hated Nephrite, and eventually succeeded in getting him killed off.
- Minion Shipping: With Kunzite, in the anime.
- Noblewoman's Laugh: In the American/English Dub.
- Even manages this in the original Japanese version when disguised as Sailor Moon.
- Petal Power: Currently provides the page picture.
- Sissy Villain: Japanese version only, due to Zoisite being a gay male.
- She's a Man in Japan: Is the Trope Namer, thanks to DiC's notorious North American version.
- Smug Snake: Even worse than Jadeite; for all his boasts, he's the one Shitennou who runs away more than standing and fighting.
- Theme Naming: After the mineral zoisite.
- Villainous Crossdresser
- White Hair, Black Heart: In the live action only. He's blonde elsewhere.
- Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Screamed at the top of his (her) lungs and ran for his (her) life when he (she) was surrounded by rats in a sewer.
- Yaoi Guys: With Kunzite, in the anime (original Japanese version only).
: Kazuyuki Sogabe
(original series), Eiji Takemoto
) (JP), Dennis Akayama (DiC), Patrick Seitz
(Viz) (EN), Guillermo Saucedo (LatAm), Wellington Lima (PT-BR), António Semedo (PT) Olav F. Andersen (Sweden)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Akira Kubodera
- Affably Evil: Averted. His Swedish voice actor also voiced Jadeite and that performance was Affably Evil, but as Kunzite he did a better job.
- Amnesiac Dissonance: In PGSM, Kunzite became shy, likable amnesiac Shin as punishment for being The Starscream.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: Becomes even moreso than he was initially in the manga when he attempts to betray Beryl and she puts him under total mind control as punishment.
- Character Focus: He's the only Shitennou in the original manga to have any sort of development and prolonged exposure.
- Crosscast Role: The musicals again.
- Dark Skinned White Haired. In anime and manga but not in the live action, where his hair is black.
- Dub Name Change: To "Malachite". This one is justified, as there was apparently legal issues with using "Kunzite".
- Hyper Competent Sidekick: In the anime, he's much smarter than Queen Beryl, with only a few of his plans being dumb (when he's saddled with a brainwashed Mamoru), and he's arguably more powerful given that he could take all on five Sailor Senshi on his own, and win (much like his manga counterpart), while Beryl is just beaten by one of Mamoru's pointed flowers.
- Hoist by His Own Petard
- Minion Shipping: With Zoisite, in the anime.
- Real Men Throw Pink Energy Boomerangs
- Reliable Traitor: In the live action version.
- Theme Naming: After the mineral gemstone kunzite (in the Japanese dub)
- Villainous Valour: In the anime. When fighting against Sailor Moon and the Silver Crystal, he is given a chance to be redeemed. He rejects it emphatically and attacks as strongly as he can, despite being blatantly outclassed. He then ends up being literally the only non-Big Bad villain to be killed by a member of the Sailor Senshi.
- Yaoi Guys: With Zoisite, in the original anime, in which Zoisite is actually a very pretty man, rather than a woman with a flat chest.
Portrayed by: Alisa Yuriko Durbrow
- Affably Evil: To a certain extent, as she was there to care for Mamoru during his time as Queen Beryl's prisoner.
- And Now You Must Marry Me: Yep, just like her genetic source. Moreso in the Special Act: all she wants to assemble her new Dark Kingdom is a king, and she wants specifically Mamoru to be that king. And she very nearly got it, hadn't Usagi meddled in (oh, and hadn't Mamoru resisted her brainwashing as well).
- Back from the Dead: In the Special Act.
- Cloning Blues
- Do Not Adjust Your Set: When she comes back in the Special Act, she openly announces her takeover this way.
- God Save Us from the Queen!: In the Special Act.
- Idol Singer
- Literal Split Personality: From Queen Beryl, possibly, given her degree of free will.
- Man-Eating Plant: She turns into one to finish off Usagi once and for all.
- Manipulative Bitch: And how. Taking advantage of Usagi's naiveté was just kind of a boring Tuesday for her.
- One-Winged Angel: Her giant plant form.
- Pimped-Out Dress: As Queen Mio in the Special Act.
- The Rival: To Minako, in the J-Pop scene.
- Uncanny Valley Girl
- Woman Scorned: The revelation that Mamoru resisted her brainwashing and, therefore, wouldn't marry her, got her so mad with despair that it triggered her transformation into her ultimate form.
- Wounded Gazelle Gambit: She faints on the path of Mamoru's motorcycle in order to kidnap him and take him to the Dark Kingdom.
- Always Chaotic Evil: In the Canadian dub. Instead of being evil humans that became evil monsters, natives to the Negaverse seem to just be intrinsically bad.
- The Legions of Hell: Damned entities that became hideous monsters after getting sealed away as punishment for their rebellion.
- Was Once a Man: In the manga, they're the reborn foot-soldiers who aided Beryl during her rebellion. Hinted at in the anime as well.
- Brother-Sister Incest: In the "we're siblings and like Adam and Eve" sense. Even in their human disguises, they were clingy towards each other, as a squicked Makoto points out once when "Natsumi" whines at her for flirting with "Seijuuro" and then at him for "playing along" ("Whoa. Such weird siblings!")
- But Now I Must Go: Thanks to Sailor Moon purifying the Makaiju tree, the two earn a second chance, and depart to find another planet where they can nurture the tree with love.
- Catchphrase: "Love is something you can take." This is Ail and En's philosophy regarding the nature of love itself, and they repeat it numerous times, either while explaining it to someone, or when they feel like justifying their actions.
- Filler Villain: The only major example in the anime. Later they just stretched manga arcs by filling them with plot-irrelevant Monster of the Week fights.
- Living with the Villain: They attend Juuban Junior High School in their human disguises, right alongside Usagi, Ami and Makoto, with neither the aliens nor the senshi knowing the others' real identity.
- Love Makes You Evil: Well, they have a very warped idea about what love is. They assume it's something they can grab with their own hands as if it was an object. The siblings are set straight at the end of their arc.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: En being Red and Ali being Blue.
- Unholy Matrimony: Though by the time they become a full on couple, they're good.
En aka Natsumi Ginga
: Yumi Touma
(JP), Sabrina Grdevich (DiC) (EN) Carola Vázquez(LatAm), Isabel Wolmar (PT)
Ail aka Seijuuro Ginga
: Hikaru Midorikawa
(JP), Vince Corazza (DiC) (EN), Guillermo Saucedo (LatAm), António Semedo (PT)
Black Moon Clan
The Malefic Black Crystal
- Dark Is Evil
- Evil Counterpart: To the Legendary Silver Crystal. It was often said that the two powers were equal.
- Evil Tower of Ominousness: A spire of pure black crystal was planted in Crystal Tokyo in the manga, slowly killing the planet's populous.
- Instant Death Radius: The crystal spire slowly kills everything around it with negative energy. Black Lady decides to speed up the process by planting two more into Earth.
- Yin-Yang Bomb: In the manga, Death Phantom wanted both crystals to obtain the greatest power of all.
Voiced by: Eiji Maruyama (JP), Tony Daniels (DiC) (EN), Paco Mauri and Jose Luis Castañeda (LatAm), Rogério Jacques (PT)
- A God Am I: A God of Death that is.
- Big Bad: Second season.
- The Cameo: In the manga, he's the one to point Sailor Galaxia to the Galaxy Cauldron.
- The Chessmaster
- The Corrupter
- Crystal Ball
- Diabolus Ex Nihilo: In the anime, where his backstory is removed and it's flat out stated that even the rest of the Black Moon Clan has no idea where he came from
- Doomy Dooms of Doom: Called the "Doom Phantom" in the English dub.
- Eldritch Abomination: In the manga, his true form is planet Nemesis, which isn't so much a planet as it is a planet-sized mass of dark power. In the anime, he's an Energy Being who dwells beyond the Dark Gate, who's Wiseman form is only a projected avatar.
- The Faceless: Until The Reveal, we only see Glowing Eyelights of Undeath under his hood.
- For the Evulz: His reasons for wanting to destroy everything comes down to his preferring darkness and nothingness over the current state of the universe.
- Fighting a Shadow: In the manga, that Grim Reaper we see is just a puppet he used, his real body being Planet Nemesis itself. In the anime, his Wiseman form is only an avatar controlled through his crystal ball that can simply pull itself back together when blown apart.
- Genius Loci: In the manga, he merged with planet Nemesis and made the whole planet is his body.
- The Grim Reaper: Looks like and thinks of himself as one.
- Hypnotic Eyes: His "Evil Eye" power.
- Large Ham: In the anime when he reveals his true colors.
- The Man Behind the Man: Dimande thought he was just his adviser.
- Mind Rape and More Than Mind Control: Poor Chibi-Usa.
- Nietzsche Wannabe
- Omnicidal Maniac
- Our Liches Are Different: Several parallels can be drawn to a Lich in Death Phantom's design, to the point where the planet Nemesis could be called his phylactery.
- Rubber Man: Limited to his arms, referred to as the "Beast Hand" in the manga.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: When Death Phantom unleashes the full power of his Wiseman avatar to destroy the Earth in the anime.
: Kaneto Shiozawa
(JP), Robert Bockstael (DiC) (EN), Benjamin Rivera (LatAm), António Semedo (PT)
- Authority Equals Ass Kicking: An Unwitting Pawn he may be, but he's still the strongest member of the Black Moon Clan apart from Death Phantom.
- Crosscast Role: Musicals only. He's played by the very female Hikari Ono.
- The Dragon: Though he's led to believe he's the Big Bad by Wiseman.
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He was a massive jerk and leads the Black Moon clan, but he truly cares for Saphir and is devastated when he's killed by Wiseman. And in the anime, he seems to show some degree of sadness after Esmeraude's death
- The Evil Prince: The more psychotic manga version.
- Forceful Kiss: On Sailor Moon, in the manga. He tries it in the anime too, but Tuxedo Mask stops him in time.
- A Glass of Chianti
- Go-Go Enslavement: Dolls up Moon in a pretty skimpy gown when he kidnaps her.
- Hypnotic Eye: In the anime, he can open a hypnotic third eye in his forehead, and even shoots a magic beam from it once. In the manga, he has an "Evil Eye" too (it's even called such), but this version is used almost exclusively to shoot magic death beams.
- I Have You Now, My Pretty: To Sailor Moon. In the anime, he makes up for this by Taking the Bullet for her later.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Anime and Musical versions. Even though he essentially tried to rape Sailor Moon and abuses his own brother, he still wanted to ultimately do what was right. He redeems himself in the anime by sacrificing himself to save Sailor Moon's life and in the Musicals he actually gets reborn as a Earthling!
- Man in White
- Man of Wealth and Taste
- Omnicidal Maniac: In the manga, he goes batshit insane after being forced to kill Saphir, who was under Death Phantom's mind control and finds that Death Phantom merged with Nemesis, meaning he has no chance of killing him, and tries to erase all of the space/time by causing a Temporal Paradox.
- Pietà Plagiarism: In the anime, he carries Saphir's lifeless body in his arms.
- Purple Eyes
- Redemption Equals Death: In the anime.
- Stalker with a Crush
- Theme Naming: After the gemstone diamond.
- Tragic Villain: In the manga. There's no redemption for him, as Death Phantom corrupts him beyond all hope, but his case is still presented as a sad one nevertheless.
- White Hair, Black Heart
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: The anime version. His original goal, before being corrupted by Death Phantom and his lust for Neo-Queen Serenity, was to conquer the Earth so that the people of Planet Nemesis could live better lives there.
- Yandere: For Sailor Moon, so very much.
: Tsutomu Kashiwakura
(JP), Lyon Smith (DiC) (EN), Emmanuel Rivas (LatAm), Rogério Jacques (PT)
- Anti-Villain: Mainly in the anime, but to an extent in the manga as well (he tries to kill Sailor Moon, but does so because he sincerely believes she and her Silver Crystal are the source of all problems.)
- Brainwashed and Crazy: In the manga, which leads to his death.
- Crosscast Role: Musicals again.
- Died in Your Arms Tonight: In the anime, he's held by both Moon and Tuxedo Mask as he perishes.
- Evil Genius: In the manga. Only hinted in the anime, where we know he creates the Dark Crystals that Esmeraude plants around but we don't see him making them.
- Green-Eyed Monster: In the anime he admits to Esmeraude that he's jealous of Sailor Moon due to how obsessed Dimande is with her, but doesn't reach Crazy Jealous Guy extremes.
- Identical Stranger: To Mamoru.
- Love Hurts: In the anime, it's hinted that he's the reason why Petz hates men. They sort-of reconcile... right before he dies. And this is not counting his conflicted thoughts on Dimande, either, whatever their nature is.
- Only Sane Man: He's the only member of the Clan who voices doubts about the whole "Change the future by destroying the world of the past" plan as a good idea and was suspicious about Wiseman using them all from the very beginning.
- Redemption Equals Death: In the anime.
- Rubber Man: Was given Wiseman's "Beast Hand" technique towards the endgame in the manga.
- Tall, Dark and Snarky
- Theme Naming: After the gemstone sapphire.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: With Esmeraude in the anime.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Though it's more black with a slightly blueish tint.
: Mami Koyama
(JP), Kirsten Bishop (DiC) (EN), Vicky Burgoa (LatAm), Isabel Wolmar (PT)
- Baleful Polymorph: In the anime, Wiseman tricks her by offering her a crown that will boost her powers. It turns her into a mindless dragon instead.
- Big Eater: While at a bakery, she manages to wolf down multiple pastries of various shapes and sizes. Apparently, this is because she had never had the chance to eat sweets before.
- Butt Monkey: In the anime, whenever Esmeraude went out in her human disguise, something humiliating or funny was bound to happen to her. Like completely pigging out at a pastry shop, getting peed on by puppies, etc.
- Clingy Jealous Girl: To Dimande. (And Wiseman takes advantage of this.) She's so clingy that, when Dimande kidnaps Usagi, she secretly helps her escape because she really doesn't want her to stay around; it's even lampshaded by the just as jealous Saphir, since he saw Esmeraude do so and correctly deduced her reasons.
- A God Am I: Courtesy of Wiseman. Except it's a clever trap devised by him...
- Green-Eyed Monster: Both metaphorically and literally.
- Kick the Son of a Bitch: Leaving Rubeus to die when he actually seemed to trust her would be despicable...if Rubeus hadn't done the exact same thing to the Four Sisters. Thus it winds up as a Karmic Death rather than a Moral Event Horizon on Esmeraude's part.
- Large Ham: Due to her...
- Noblewoman's Laugh / Annoying Laugh: ...which is so painful, the characters actually cover their ears on hearing it.
- Opera Gloves
- Pretty in Mink: Wore a couple fur coats in the anime.
- She's Got Legs: Long and shapely ones, alongside a pretty big butt.
- Smug Snake
- Sweet Tooth: In the anime, Played for Laughs.
- Theme Naming: After the gemstone emerald.
- Vain Sorceress
- Vitriolic Best Buds: With Saphir in the anime.
- Woman in Black: More like very dark green....
- You Gotta Have Green Rapunzel Hair
- Zettai Ryouiki: Uses a dress with a VERY short skirt and thigh-high boots.
: Wataru Takagi
(JP), Robert Tinkler (DiC) (EN), Rene Garcia (LatAm), António Semedo (PT)
- Bad Boss: Was planning on sacrificing the Four Sisters from the very beginning so that he could get all the glory of capturing Chibiusa himself.
- Averted in the manga, he actually shows the most concern for their clan as they drop like flies. Or at least is the only one who cares to mention it.
- Bastard Boyfriend: While he wasn't exactly Kooan's boyfriend, he shows MANY of the signs of the trope towards her.
- Evil Redheads
- Killed to Uphold the Masquerade: By Wiseman in the manga.
- Smug Snake: Specially in the anime.
- Theme Naming: After the gemstone ruby.
- You Have Failed Me: To an already mentally-unstable Kooan, in the anime. He handed her an explosive MacGuffin, telling her to kill herself and the Senshi with it as a proof of her love for him. The Senshi destroy it, Kooan has a heartbreaking Villainous Breakdown and attacks them in a blind rage, but Mars stops her and makes her come back to her senses. Moon then purifies Kooan and gives her a normal life.
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: To Petz, in the anime. He turned her into even more of a Psycho Electro than she already was, then revealed this in the middle of a battle that she and Calaveras were losing, and used the MacGuffin that was controlling Petz to create a black hole. But the girls survived and won, and Moon again purified the sisters. And later, Esmeraude leaves him to die in his spaceship because he's not useful to Prince Dimande anymore, in an Ironic Echo of what he did to the girls.
The Four Weird Sisters aka the Ayakashi Sisters (Petz, Calaveras, Berthier and Koan)
Petz voiced by
: Megumi Ogata
(JP), Norma Dell'Agnese (DiC) (EN), Alejandra de la Rosa (LatAm), Cristina Paiva (PT).
Calaveras voiced by
: Akiko Hiramatsu
(JP), Jennifer Griffiths (DiC) (EN), Belinda Martinez (LatAm).
Berthier voiced by
: Yuri Amano
(JP), Kathleen Laskey (DiC) (EN), Cristina Camargo (LatAm), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT).
Koan voiced by
: Wakana Yamazaki
(JP), Alice Poon (eps 54-57) and Mary Long (eps 58-65) (DiC) (EN), Angela Villanueva (LatAm). Isabel Wolmar (also Calaveras, PT)
- Affably Evil: Berthier.
- Ascended Extras: In the anime. In the manga they only appear briefly, have short fights with their Senshi counterpart before getting killed by Usagi.
- Berserker Tears: Koan in the anime when Rubeus pulled a You Have Outlived Your Usefulness on her, sending her into a frenzy in which she attacked Moon, Venus, Mercury, and Jupiter.
- Crosscast Role: Petz in the second Black Lady musical. Only time a male actor played a female character.
- Dark Action Girls: They are not slouches when it comes down to a fight, Koan especially, who has gone toe-to-toe with Sailor Mars and even managed to cripple the Senshi in a fight.
- Driven to Suicide: Koan is ordered to kill herself by Rubeus, and Berthier tries to kill herself after her plan to capture Sailor Mercury fails and her sisters tell her that they want nothing to do with her anymore. Also, Petz attempts a Redemption Equals Death in order to stop the mess she'd created, but her sisters forgive her already and prevent this.
- Does Not Like Men: Petz in the anime, after Saphir left her. This changes when she reconciles with him. Right before the dude kicks it.
- Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: Koan and Petz. They have the fair skin down while Koan has more dark blue/indigo hair and Petz has very dark green hair.
- Femme Fatalons: Koan.
- Flat Character: In the manga due to them getting killed before any of them can display any personality.
- Four Girl Ensemble
- Four Is Death: Manga only.
- Her Heart Will Go On: Anime only. As soon as Saphir and Petz get back together, he's brutally killed off.
- Love Makes You Evil: In the anime, Koan is in love with Smug Snake Rubeus and seeks for his approval. He only cares about using her for his plans.
- Love Martyr: Poor Koan, to Rubeus.
- Love Redeems: Also in the anime. After Koan had her Heel-Face Turn, she helped Berthier have hers, and then Cadaberas and finally Petz came to the other side.
- Quirky Miniboss Squad
- Psycho Electro: Petz.
- The Psycho Rangers: Are basically the Black Moon counterparts to the Inner Senshi. This extends down to their attacks. Koan used "Dark Fire" Berthier attacks with Dark Water, Petz uses Dark Thunder and Calaveras uses the Dark Love whip. They go all the way with getting their own Evil Counterpart personalities to the Inner Senshi in the anime as well.
- Spared by the Adaptation: They all get killed off in the manga, while Moon purifies them in the anime.
- Spell My Name with an S: Cooan or Kooan? Beruche or Berthier? Calaveras is an exception: she's named after a gemstone named after Calaveras County California.
- Two Siblings In One: Four, actually, in the manga, where Calaveras channels the spirits of her three sisters after their deaths.
- Vain Sorceress: The four of them.
- Villainous Breakdown: Each of the girls has one before their Heel Face Turns, but none are more depressing than Koan's, who attempts suicide with a time bomb [which is thrown out of her hands by the Sailor Senshi], then attacks all the Sailor Senshi in a blind, screaming rage until Sailor Mars protects her from getting kneed in the stomach by Sailor Jupiter and Berthier's, who gives a speech on how she knew Petz and Calavaras would abandon her in her time of need and thinks the idea of being left high and dry is funny, then snaps and uses her powers to freeze herself and everyone around her.
- Whip It Good: Calaveras, as the Evil Counterpart of Sailor Venus.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Koan and Berthier have actual blue hair(dark blue for Koan, and white-ish blue for Berthier), and Petz has green hair.
: Kae Araki
(JP), Liz Brown (DiC) (EN), Cristina Hernandez (LatAm), Fernanda Figueiredo (PT)
- Brainwashed and Crazy
- Broken Bird: In the anime, she claims that her parents abandoned her and that her Luna-P is her only friend. In a subversion, this is because she has been brainwashed into believing she had no friends and that she was abused by her parents. Once she's released, she returns to her non-broken and much more cheerful self.
- Dark Magical Girl
- A Darker Me
- The Dragon: To Wiseman once Diamond's usefulness has been spent.
- Dub Name Change: In the English version, her name is "Wicked Lady," possibly due to unfortunate racial implications (though "black" in this case is used to describe her wicked spirit, not her skin tone).
- Evil Counterpart: To Sailor Moon.
- Fake Memories: One of the keys to morph Chibi-Usa into Black Lady is having her mind raped through this. The other is forcibly infusing her with Dark Energy.
- Parasolof Pain: Uses Luna-P like this
- Plot-Relevant Age-Up: She's Chibi-Usa, only brainwashed and magically aged up thanks to Wiseman. It's only temporary though: she turns back to normal upon being freed of the brainwashing (by either witnessing Pluto's Heroic Sacrifice in the manga, or through her parents' combined efforts in the anime.
- Woman in Black
- Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: In the anime, though this is part of Wiseman's plot.
: Yuko Minaguchi
(JP), Susan Aceron (Cloverway) (EN), Cristina Camargo (LatAm), Isabel Wolmar (PT)
Professor Souichi Tomoe/Germatoid
: Akira Kamiya
(JP), Jeff Lumby (Cloverway) (EN), Carlos del Campo (LatAm), António Semedo (PT)
- Affably Evil: Anime version. Out of all the bad guys in charge of a sub-group of minions, Tomoe is arguably the nicest one. He's seen engaging in small talk with the Witches 5, and simply admits that he's very disappointed whenever one repeatedly fails instead of threatening to have them punished or killed. He even played Twister with them and gave Mimete a pep talk when she was depressed!
- Benevolent Boss: The ONLY evil one in the anime.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: In the anime. Very efficient Mad Scientist. Very quirky when off-duty.
- Demonic Possession: The anime version.
- Disc One Final Boss
- Evil Laugh: In the anime, he has a truly awesome one.
- For Science!: His reason for willingly siding with Pharaoh 90 in the manga.
- Humanoid Abomination: Both the anime (while he's possessed) and in the manga (which he did to himself).
- The Faceless
- A God Am I: In the manga.
- Large Ham: The biggest Ham in Sailor Moon. Exhibit A.
- Love Makes You Evil: In the anime, he was The Professor and he cared more genuinely for Hotaru than in the manga, but was driven towards the Despair Event Horizon in the freaky lab incident that obliterated his wife and assistants and severely injured both him and Hotaru. He only agreed to serve Pharaoh 90 when offered a Deal with the Devil that would save the dying little girl, not knowing that it would get worse.
- Mad Scientist
- Nightmare Face: Slasher Smile with Scary Shiny Glasses? Yes. He looks like a typical "happy face" logo, which is bad enough, but his creepy personality makes it even scarier.
- Non-Action Evil Genius: Despite running an underground syndicate populated by Techno Witches and employing a Hot Witch as his secretary, he displays nonexistant combat skills in human form. His One-Winged Angel forms don't last long either.
- One-Winged Angel: In both the anime and the manga.
- Playing Against Type: Akira Kamiya was the dude to go for Hot-Blooded heroes until at least the mid 90's. Here he plays a Mad Scientist villain.
- Redemption Equals Life and then Put on a Bus: Anime.
- Scary Shiny Glasses: In the anime, these are one of the two features of his face we can usually see through shadows, constantly hiding it. The second is Slasher Smile.
- Schrödinger's Cast: He's affable, funny, and sympathetic in the anime, but was pure evil in the manga.
- Spared by the Adaptation: Again, anime.
- The Quisling: In the manga, this guy WILLINGLY agrees to help Pharaoh 90 enter our universe despite his plans to merge with the Earth and destroy all life on the planet.
- Took a Level in Kindness: Took several in the anime..
- Transhuman Treachery: Though in the anime he didn't have a choice.
- Villains Out Shopping: He's often seen enjoying tea. In one episode, he DID go shopping.
- White Hair, Black Heart
Voiced by: Noriko Uehara (JP), Kristen Bishop (Cloverway) (EN), Liza Willert (LatAm), Isabel Wolmar (PT)
- Absolute Cleavage: And how!
- Abusive Parents: In the anime, she's very emotionally abusive to her charge Hotaru. Curiously, that's not in the manga at all, and Hotaru's father (who loves her in the anime) is the more evil and abusive one.
- Back from the Dead
- Evil Redheads
- Fiery Redhead
- Hey, It's That Voice!: Kristen Bishop, who voiced Kaolinite in the English dub, also voiced Zoycite and Esmeraude/Emerald in previous seasons. She also voices Telulu, one of the Witches Five.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: Sailor Uranus deflects Kaolinite's attack, sending it flying right back at her.
- Humanoid Abomination: Possibly in the anime, definitely in the manga, where she was the first successful human vessel that the Daimons created.
- Kick the Dog: She kills Hotaru's fish and snarks at her when she writes a letter to a former Ill Boy that she idolizes.
- Kill It with Ice: Her first death.
- Love Makes You Evil: She's in love with Professor Tomoe in both the manga and the anime.
- Only Mostly Dead: Until she is revived by Tomoe.
- Prehensile Hair: Before her first death, Kaolinite used her hair to attack quite frequently.
- Sacred Hospitality: When Usagi and Chibi-Usa come to visit Hotaru, she cannot attack them.
- Schrödinger's Cast: Her role in the manga is largely different than her role in the anime. In the manga, Kaolinite is the leader of the Witches Five, and she also uses a mystical well.
- Spell My Name with an S: Is it Kaori, Kaorinite, Kaori Nite, Kaori, Kaoli Night, or Kaori Night?
- Theme Naming: Yep. The mineral kaolinite.
- Unholy Matrimony: To a degree, with Tomoe. More blatant in the anime, where it's specifically mentioned that he somehow resurrected her after the Senshi killed her, and then there's a scene where she masssages his shoulders as Tomoe confides his upcoming plans on her.
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Is given this in the anime, courtesy of the recently-awakened Mistress Nine. Might have been a revenge for her abuse of her host, Hotaru.
- Wicked Stepmother: More or less is this to Hotaru in the anime; she is actually nice to her in the manga, though, but Hotaru still doesn't like her.
The Witches 5 (Yuuko Arimura/Eudial, Mimi Hanyuu/Mimete, Ruru Teruno/Tellu, Yui Bidou/Viluy, Cyprine and Ptilol)
Eudial voiced by
: Maria Kawamura
(JP), Loretta Jafelice (Cloverway) (EN), Nancy Mackenzie (LatAm)
Mimete voiced by
: Mika Kanai
(JP), Catherine Disher (Cloverway) (EN), Socorro de la Campa (LatAm)
Tellu voiced by
: Chieko Honda
(JP), Kirsten Bishop (Cloverway) (EN), Isabel Martinon (LatAm)
Viluy voiced by
: Yoshino Takamori
(JP), Susan Aceron (Cloverway) (EN) Ana Maria Grey (LatAm)
Cyprine voiced by
: Yuriko Fuchizaki
(JP), Susan Aceron (Cloverway) (EN) Monica Villaseñor (LatAm)
Ptilol voiced by: Rumi Kasahara (JP), Susan Aceron (Cloverway) (EN), Monica Villaseñor (LatAm)
- Ascended Extras: Eudial and Mimete in the anime, where they are multi-episode villains due to the need for the anime adaptation to stretch things out compared to the manga.
- Back from the Dead: All of them are killed off individually in the manga, but then resurrected by Kaolinite to fight the Sailor Senshi all at once.
- Blown Across the Room: After Usagi transforms into Super Sailor Moon, Eudial attempts to fry her, however Super Sailor Moon deflects her attack, sending it back at her and causing her to fall out of a stain glass window.
- Butt Monkey: Eudial very frequently ended up like this, and to a smaller degree, so did Mimete.
- Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Boy howdy. Except for Viluy, Cyprine, and Ptilol, these girls should be in a picture dictionary right next to "disloyal", if only to each other. At times it seems that the Senshi could just sit back and the villains would all kill each other before they had to worry about the Witches 5.
- Combat Pragmatist: In her battles against the Sailor Senshi, Eudial discarded magic or complicated plans and used guns that could extract an Heart Crystal faster than the Daimons (which she brought with herself only to provide cover for her escape), flamethrowers capable to overpower Sailor Moon's attacks, and even a few dozens machine guns! The latter served to show why you don't just shoot the Sailor Senshi: the machine guns shot and hit Sailor Neptune until they ran out of ammo, and, while battered, she wasn't even bleeding.
- Curtains Match the Window
- Creepy Twins: Cyprine and Ptilol.
- Destination Defenestration: Eudial, after Super Sailor Moon deflects her attack. Astonishingly, she survives... but only for a few minutes.
- Disney Villain Death: Due to Mimette's antics, Eudial and her car go straight off a cliff, landing into the ocean below.
- The Ditz: Mimete... at first...
- Does This Remind You of Anything?: An anime scene where Mimete and Professor Tomoe are playing Twister has Mimete throwing her head back, lifting a bare leg and pretty much moaning suggestively as they do so... It went uncensored outside Japan, and in the case of the U.S. dub for Cartoon Network, amped up to sound more sexual than originally intended (but at the same time, not so much that it can be mistaken for porno).
- Drives Like Crazy: Eudial, so much. Nice Car Fu Running Gag, indeed.
- Dropped a Bridge on Him: In the anime, Mimete transports herself into a huge TV screen, which is supposed to make her even more powerful. Just as you think the senshi are in for an epic battle, Tellu walks in and pulls the plug, trapping her in the TV forever.
- Emotionless Girl: Viluy, Ami's rival. Ami herself lampshades the trope by lamenting how Viluy only believed in machines after Viluy's Karmic Death.
- Enemy Civil War: In the anime the girls backstab and kill each other without any second thoughts.
- Every Car Is a Pinto: Mimete rigs the brakes in Eudial's car, so when she is driven off of a cliff, there is a giant water "explosion."
- Evil Diva: Manga Mimete. Anime Mimete is a wannabe.
- Evil Redheads: At least three of the girls had red or orange hair: Eudial, Mimete, and Ptilol, though Mimete is more strawberry blonde.
- Fate Worse than Death: Mimete in the anime is left trapped inside a computer in the anime. Since she was converted to energy, and energy can't be destroyed, that means it's an eternal sentencing for her.
- Fangirl: In the anime, Mimete tended to attack her favorite idols. By her logic, people who were succesful and beloved had to possess very bright Heart Crystals.
- Fiery Redhead: Eudial and Ptilol.
- Geeky Turn-On: Oh, those labcoats and glasses!
- Go Karting with Bowser: Mimete and Minako in episode 114.
- Hoist By Her Own Petard: Tellu is killed by one of her own flowers. Viluy is erased by her nanomachines.
- Humanoid Abomination: In the manga, where they are really Daimons. In the anime, they're likely just former Muggles who learned Functional Magic and Science.
- Idol Singer: Mimete masquerades as one under the name of Mimi Hanyuu. In the manga she's very successful and popular, but in the anime she's more of a wannabe.
- Improbable Weapon User: Eudial's Fire Buster II is basically a vacuum cleaner that can shoot fire.
- Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Eudial and (especially) Mimete.
- Karmic Death: The computer Mimete was left trapped in was built by Eudial, whom she murdered earlier. Cyprine and Ptilol died when hit by each other's attacks. Tellu and Viluy's own creations turn against them.
- Magic Brakes: This leads to Eudial's downfall.
- Meganekko: Eudial and Mimete wear glasses when not in action.
- No Honor Among Witches: Nope. None at all, in the anime. They all want the glory for themselves, and don't care what they have to go through to get it, even each other. Eudial dies due to Mimete sabotaging the brakes on her car as she wanted to get her chance to fight the Senshi, and Mimete is left imprisoned in a machine by Tellu just as she's about to fight the Senshi.
- Oh Crap: Cyprine and Ptilol have one in the anime before they're wiped out by their own attacks, making their's the only Witches 5 death to have some comedic value to it.
- Running Gag: The sign on the door of their office reading "Witches 5". After Eudial is killed we see a piece of paper has been taped over the 5 so that it now reads "Witches 4". And the episode after Mimette is defeated the door now reads "Witches 3" and so on.
- Also, Eudial's car popping out from increasingly absurd places, ranging from the subway (first time) to the elephants cage at the zoo (the episode where she targeted Minako).
- Schrödinger's Cast: In the manga they all work for Kaolinite rather than Tomoe, are closer to being actual witches, and work fairly well together rather than backstab one another.
- Self-Disposing Villain: In the anime, all of them. Sure, the Senshi helped here and there, but these girls were so busy killing each other and/or being cocky idiots that the Senshi could've probably just twiddled their thumbs and waited.
- Shy Blue-Haired Girl: Averted: Cyprine is ruthless and arrogant.
- Single-Minded Twins: Cyprine and Ptilol. It's more of them actually being two halves of the same person though.
- Smug Snake: Each one of them seem to think themselves more skilled than they actually turn out to be, especially in the anime.
- Stock Shoujo Bullying Tactics: In a rather memorable scene, Eudial's locker is sabotaged by Mimete and filled with her much hated snails. And iirc, she also puts tacks inside her slippers.
- Techno Witches
- Villains Out Shopping: In one episode, they play Twister. Prof. Tomoe also joins them.
- Why Did It Have To Be Snails?: Eudial hates snails. This eventually leads to her downfall because Mimete not only tampers with her car, but puts some snails in the brakes to make her panic more.
Dead Moon Circus
- Bright Is Not Good: Hoo boy.
- Circus of Fear: And how.
- Crapsaccharine World: Sorta. It's a shiny, pretty, magical place that gives you lots of fun when you're attending its shows, but once you learn what's truly inside... aaaaaahhhhhhh!!
- Obviously Evil: You know something isn't good when it's called "Dead Moon." And nearly everything affiliated with the circus is named "Dead Moon ________." This is Lampshaded in the manga, when Mina gets a flyer for talent auditions from the "Dead Moon Talent Agency" and the Senshi immediately figure out it's a trap.
: Hisako Kyoda
(JP), Rowan Tichenor (Cloverway) (EN), Guadalupe Noel (LatAm), António Semedo (PT)
- Breath Weapon: See that face-shaped pattern on the front of her robe? In the anime, it serves as a medium for Nehellenia to talk through, but in the manga it has a far more sinister purpose, since she locks the Senshi in a nightmare in which the "face" fires lasers that seemingly kills Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask. The sequence that follows probably contains some of the most gruesome imagery in the Sailor Moon saga.
- The Dragon: To Nehellenia, despite them apparently being the same person.
- Eldritch Abomination: By all means, she should not exist, yet does.
- Evil Old Folks
- Large Ham: Is often seen screaming and ranting at the top of her lungs at the Trio and Quartet (especially the Quartet, who don't tend to listen.) The scenery often shakes when she does so.
- She's a Man in Japan: Reversed; Zirconia is a woman in Japan, but was bizarrely made male in the English dub, with a hilariously bad Yoda-esque voice.
- Starfish Character: In the Anime Zirconia is the physical manifestation of Nehellenia's desires for ultimate power and eternal beauty as well as her fears of growing old and ugly, created to carry out her will. In the Manga she is seen after the fake Queen Nehellenia shatters to pieces claiming that Nehellenia isn't defeated yet. Nehellenia in the manga reverts to her true form and is revealed to be the true identity of Zirconia(due to having the exact same hat though with a falling apart wig on top of it) while being sealed back into the mirror before it's destroyed by Sailor Moon.
The Amazon Trio (Tiger's Eye, Hawk's Eye, Fisheye)
Tiger's Eye voiced by
: Ryōtarō Okiayu
(JP), Jason Barr (Cloverway) (EN), Yamil Atala (LatAm), António Semedo (PT).
Hawk's Eye voiced by
: Toshio Furukawa
(JP), Benji Plener (Cloverway) (EN), Benjamin Rivera (LatAm), Rogério Jacques (PT).
Fisheye voiced by
: Akira Ishida
(JP), Deborah Drakeford (Cloverway) (EN), Vicky Burgoa (LatAm), Miguel Feijão (PT).
- Anti Villains: Anime only.
- Ascended Extras: Again, anime only.
- Blonde Guys Are Evil: Tiger's Eye.
- Breath Weapon: Hawk's Eye.
- Camp Gay: Fisheye in the anime.
- Casanova Wannabe: Tiger's Eye tries to seduce his targets and often fails miserably, despite his good looks.
- Crosscast Role: Musical versions of Fisheye and Hawk's Eye. The latter is played by Hikari Ono who also played Prince Dimande.
- Cross-Dressing Voices: Fisheye was voiced by females outside of Japan. See She's a Man in Japan.
- Died Happily Ever After: Anime....sort of.
- Dude Looks Like a Lady: Look at Fisheye. Listen to Fisheye. Would you believe Fisheye is a guy?
- Evil Redheads: Tiger's Eye and Hawk's Eye.(Tiger's Eye sort of falls into this if you count orange as red hair.)
- Heel-Face Turn: Anime only.
- High Heel-Face Turn: Apparently extends to crossdressers too, as the very feminine Fisheye is the first of the trio to reconsider the path of evil because he falls in love with Mamoru.
- Honey Trap: The three would separately try to befriend or seduce you. Once you rejected them, they'd try to trap you.
- How they go about it fits with their names. Hawk's Eye and Tiger's Eye both actively hunt their targets, whereas Fisheye baits the target and lets them come to him.
- Ineffectual Sympathetic Villains
- Knife Nut: Fisheye.
- Likes Older Women: Hawk's Eye preferred to attack older women. In fact, one of his victims was Ikuko-mama, Usagi's mother.
- Mind Rape: Literally. In order to find Pegasus, they stick their heads inside of restrained people's dream mirrors in ways that remind you of a sexual assault.
- Punch Clock Villains: The trio usually discuss work sitting around their personal bar, and regard the search for Pegasus as a mere chore they have to do as a part of their circus job.
- She's a Man in Japan: Fisheye was often made female in the dubs. Could be 'cause it's so hard to believe that he is a man in Japan 'cause his male voice actor did such an amazing job sounding feminine.
- Not only that, look at Fish Eye's eyes. They are designed like typical female anime eyes such as the Sailor Scouts have, whereas Tiger Eye and Hawk Eye's eyes follow the typical anime male eye design, which is also why it's easy to mistake Fish Eye for a girl.
- Shy Blue Haired Girl...er, Boy: Averted with the flighty and whimsical Fisheye.
- Spared by the Adaptation: Anime....sort of.
- Two Guys and a Girl: In most dubs, due to Fisheye's gender change.
- Villainous Crossdresser: Hawk's Eye, in the manga. Fisheye, in the anime. Fisheye, though, gets some Character Development and becomes a Wholesome Crossdresser.
- Villains Out Shopping: They're always seen hanging out in a pub.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: The three, in the anime, especially Tiger's Eye and Hawk's Eye.
- Voluntary Shape Shifting: In the Manga the trio are literally a tiger, hawk, and fish. The Amazon Quartet's magic let them take human forms.
- Whip It Good: Tiger's Eye.
The Amazones Quartet (Cere Cere the Illusionist, Palla Palla the Ball Balancer, Jun Jun the Acrobat, Ves Ves the Tamer)
Cere Cere voiced by
: Yuri Amano
(JP), Daniela Olivieri (Cloverway) (EN), Norma Echevarria (LatAm), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT).
Palla Palla voiced by
: Machiko Toyoshima
(JP), Jennifer Gould (Cloverway) (EN), Circe Luna (LatAm), Olga Lima (PT).
Jun Jun voiced by
: Kumiko Watanabe
(JP), Mary Long (Cloverway) (EN), Mónica Villaseñor (LatAm), Cristina Paiva (PT).
Ves Ves voiced by: Junko Hagimori (JP), Karyn Dywer (Cloverway) (EN), Gabriela Willert (LatAm), Isabel Wolmar (PT).
- Age-Inappropriate Dress
- Anime Hair: Especially Jun Jun's.
- Bare Your Midriff: All of them except Palla Palla.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: In the manga.
- Bokukko: Jun Jun.
- Creepy Child: All of them, but especially Palla Palla.
- Palla Palla's duel nature is carried over with her Lemures. Even though she only summons two, they both had a happy face and an evil face.
- Fiery Redhead: Ves Ves
- Four Girl Ensemble: Jun Jun and Ves Ves share the mannish role, Palla Palla is the childlike one, Cere Cere is the glamorous girl but tries to be mature too.
- Heel-Face Turn: In both the anime AND the manga.
- Albeit in two different ways. In the anime they realize how they were used, break from Nehellenia's control, and steal the Golden Crystal back from Zirconia. In the manga, they had been Brainwashed and Crazy, so Neo-Queen Serenity healed them and restored their Senshi powers.
- Magical Girl: All four are actually Sailor Senshi who are charged with protecting Sailor Chibi Moon. They're really Sailor Ceres, Sailor Pallas, Sailor Juno and Sailor Vesta, the senshi of the first four asteroids to be discovered in the asteroid belt. But only in the manga.
- Manipulative Bitch: Cere Cere has a knack for being this.
- Master of Illusion: Cere Cere, fitting her manipulative tactics.
- Pet the Dog: Jun Jun helps Chibi-Usa's friend Kyusuke with a problem of his in one episode before even learning that he's to be her new target.
- Jun Jun has a tendency to help her targets fulfill their dreams anyways. Believed to be reference to the goddess Juno, for whom the asteroid is named.
- Pinball Projectile: How they extract the dream mirrors.
- The Psycho Rangers: Each Amazon is a direct inversion of her Senshi counterpart (at least in the manga). Cere Cere is calm and refined where Minako is scatterbrained and hyper, Jun Jun is bullying where Makoto is nurturing, Ves Ves is out of control where (manga) Rei is coldly composed, and Palla Palla is childish and ditzy where Ami is mature and brilliant.
- Sealed Good in a Can: In the manga the Amazones Quartet were originally the Sailor Quartet, supposed to be sealed away in the Amazon until Chibiusa was ready for her own Sailor Team. Nehellenia discovered them and brainwashed them. After Neo-Queen Serenity healed them, they went back to their slumber until near the end of the final arc, where they finally awakened to serve Chibi Usa.
- She-Fu: Jun Jun.
- Shy Blue-Haired Girl: Subverted: Palla Palla is outspoken and childlike.
- Stripperiffic: And how!
- The Smart Guy: Palla Palla had the sense to attack groups instead of a single individual.
- Third-Person Person: Palla Palla.
- Tomboy and Girly Girl: Each role is shared by two girls.
- Tomboys: Jun Jun and Ves Ves.
- Girly Girls: Cere Cere and Palla Palla.
- Tricksters: All of them.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: Even more so than the three of them above. When they're not doing their thing, they bicker amongst themselves 99% of the time.
- Whip It Good: Ves Ves had a whip, as befitting her tamer work in the circus.
- The Ball Was The Real Monster: A running gag features one of the Amazon Trio summoning a circus animal (seal, elephant etc.) playing with a ball. The animal quickly proves harmless. The ball... not so much.
- Lighter and Softer: In the manga, Lemures are globs of pure nightmares. In the anime, they're campy Monsters of the Week... Except for the Monster Clown that's sent to kill the Amazon Trio for their failures, seeing as he well, succeeds and mocks them for how pathetic they are and is this close to finish everyone off.
- Harmless Villain: In the anime, they gradually descend into posing no threat at all. One of them tries "attacking" Usagi and Chibiusa by bouncing them up and down on a trampoline without actually trying to hurt them.
- The Heartless: They're what happens to a person who's lost their dreams; in other words, Nobodies. They're nightmare blobs in the manga, making them much closer to the Trope Namer in appearance and application.
- Monster Clown: The Senshi only fight one expressly clown-type monster. And he's not to be trifled with, unlike the rest of the Lemurers.
- In the manga the circus is loaded with more clown-themed individuals.
- Our Zombies Are Different / Our Ghosts Are Different: Nehellenia explicitly calls them "living corpses".
- Theme Naming: Hawk's Eye and Tiger's Eye summoned female Lemures whose names ended in "-ko" while Fisheye summoned male ones whose names ended in an "o" sound. Ves Ves's were identified with "Musume," Cere Cere's with "Jou," and Jun Jun's with "Yarou."
- Undying Loyalty: To Queen Nehellenia. And considering that she made every last one of them what they are... that says a lot.
- Dark Magical Girl
- Fallen Heroines: Many of Shadow Galactica's members in the manga are former Sailor Senshi that have turned evil. Those that aren't (The Sailor Anima Mates) killed the Sailor Senshi of their planets to gain power, though both manga and anime mention that they are being controlled by bracelets that Galaxia has put on them.
- Hero Killer: Particularly in the manga. With the exception of maybe two occasions, every time one of them shows up, a Senshi either dies horribly or is kidnapped.
: Mitsuko Horie
(JP), Nancy McKenzie (LatAm), Isabel Wolmar (PT)
- BFS: In the anime.
- The Chess Master
- Dark Action Girl: See "Hero Killer".
- Demonic Possession: The anime version of Galaxia tried to turn herself into a can for sealing Chaos and sent her own Star Seed (Chibi Chibi) away to not get her contaminated. Didn't quite work. However, being The Chess Master she made preparations to give the new generation of Sailor Senshi a fighting chance against her.
- Disc One Final Boss: In the manga.
- The Dragon: To Chaos.
- Evil Counterpart: To Usagi, especially the manga.
- Evil Is Petty: In the manga, she once destroyed a planet because a few people on it annoyed her.
- Evil Redhead
- Face-Heel Turn and Heel-Face Turn.
- Fallen Heroine
- For the Evulz and You Have Failed Me: In the anime, these tropes basically sum up Galaxia's treatment of her minions. It's fairly clear that their missions were meaningless and meant only to entertain her to begin with, yet she still kills them off for failures. Moreover, her offer to Uranus and Neptune and her words after it is accepted imply that she cycled through many, many sets of minions this way. In the manga, she's not above offing a failed underling as well.
- Galaxy's Strongest Woman: In the anime, Galaxia was, as befits her name, the strongest Sailor Senshi in the entire Galaxy before her Face-Heel Turn and arguably kept the title to the end, as far as sheer power is concerned.
- Hair-Trigger Temper: In the manga. In a flashback, she destroys a planet just because a few aliens on it annoy her.
- Hero Killer: From the beginning in the manga, and after she gets bored of watching her servants getting whipped by the Senshi in the anime, she kills nearly all of the Senshi herself. In fact the first thing we see her do in the manga is kill Mamoru right in front of Usagi.
- Human Aliens: Yes, she's from a completely different planet. It's not like we've never seen that before.
- I Just Want to Be Loved: This is another reason for her actions in the manga, instead of doing it for pure power.
- Knight of Cerebus: Both versions. In the manga, she quickly causes everything to go to hell the whole arc by murdering everyone except Sailor Moon and ChibiChibhi over the course of the arc. In the anime, she's a very serious villain with incompetent henchmen that are shit scared of her with good reason, and essentially causes the season to take a Mood Whiplash whenever she appears.
- Lady of War
- Nietzsche Wannabe: The manga version which was convinced that the world was horrible and the life was worthless, seeking power to justify her existence through remaking the galaxy.
- No Name Given: Her real name is never stated in either the manga or the anime.
- Omnicidal Maniac: She wiped out all life on multiple planets in both anime and manga.
- One-Winged Angel: In the anime, Chaos's manifestation is basically powered-up Galaxia. With actual demonic wings and a black uniform.
- Rapunzel Hair: Long, pretty orange and red hair.
- Redemption Earns Life: In the anime.
- Redemption Equals Death: In the manga. Quite literally; it's the act of redeeming herself that kills her, as the bracelet sustaining her starseed shatters as a result of her Heel-Face Turn. However, it's implied that she's reborn along with all the other dead Senshi in the end.
- Reliable Traitor: The manga version of Galaxia worked for Chaos in the hope to eventually destroy it, and take control of the galaxy. Of course, to gain power that can destroy Chaos, she intended to steal every star seed from every planet in the galaxy, thus clearing them of life, which was Chaos's goal from the beginning.
- Sadistic Choice
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Both manga and anime versions think they're doing what's right and wish to destroy Chaos, though not for any benign reasons in the manga.
- You Have Failed Me: Galaxia won't hesitate to dispose of you if you fail her. You know it's coming when you see her raise her right hand, face-up.
Sailor Phi and Sailor Chi
Star gardeners who watch over the Sailor Crystals Galaxia's other minions harvest. The two are actually directly in charge of the Sailor Animamates under Galaxia's orders.
- Avenging the Villain: After Sailor Phi is killed by Sailor Moon, Chi is so enraged that she shoves her staff straight through Sailor Kakyuu's chest until it reaches the floor.
- Blondes are Evil: Chi's hair is a darker shade of blonde than Phi's.
- The Dragon: The most prominent reoccurring members of Shadow Galactica besides Galaxia herself.
- Creepy Twins: Possibly. They look alike and have similar names but they aren't outright called sisters.
- Hero Killer: They kill off Lethe, Mnemosyne, the Starlights, and Chi personally kills Kakyuu.
- Noblewoman's Laugh: In the manga, their Evil Laugh is a prominent "OHOHOHOHOHO" as they kill Lethe and Mnemosyne.
- Plant Person: Invoked. Their role as Star Gardeners and Phi's attack "Galactica Plant Blizzard" has more to do with their harvest of Sailor Crystals than foilage.
- Smug Snake
- The Sociopath
- Spell My Name with an S: Chi's name is pronounced "Kai" and Phi's name is pronounced "Fy."
- Star Power
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: They dispatch Lethe and Mnemosyne the moment they reconsider their alliances.
Sailor Mnemosyne and Sailor Lethe
From the planets Mnemosyne and Lethe. They appear only in the manga.
- Anti-Villain: Mnemosyne and Lethe joined Galaxia because they truly believed she would bring order to the universe, something they desperately wanted since their planets were engulfed in an endless war.
- Heel-Face Turn: Almost. Mnemosyne feels sorry for Sailor Moon and restores her memory after Lethe erases it, then convinces Lethe to join her in helping Sailor Moon. Both she and Lethe then get killed off by Sailors Phi and Chi for turning on Shadow Galactica immediately afterwards.
- Redemption Equals Death: Same as above.
- Tomboy and Girly Girl: Lethe and Mnemosyne.
- Ascended Extra: Just like most Quirky Miniboss Squads of the anime, in the manga they were killed off extremely quickly, some within the very scene they appeared in.
- The Quisling: According to the manga, every one of them was originally a normal soldier on their respective home planets. They each betrayed and murdered their planet's real Sailor Senshi to pave the way for Shadow Galactica's hordes, and Galaxia rewarded them by making them fake Sailors, hence the "artificial" nature of their names.
- Theme Naming: Sailor + Metal + Animal.
Sailor Iron Mouse aka Nezu Chuukou
: Eriko Hara
(JP), Gabriela Willert (LatAm), Olga Lima (PT)
From the planet Chuu.
Sailor Aluminum Seiren aka Reiko Aya
: Kikuko Inoue
(JP), Maru Guerrero (LatAm), Olga Lima (PT)
From the planet Mermaid.
Sailor Lead Crow aka Akane Karasuma
Voiced by: Chiharu Suzuka (JP), Gisela Casillas (LatAm), Cristina Paiva (PT)
From the planet Coronis, also the homeworld of Phobos and Deimos in the manga.
Sailor Tin Nyanko aka Suzu Nyanko
: Ikue Otani
(JP), Ana Maria Grey (LatAm), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT)
From the planet Mau, also the homeworld of Luna and Artemis in the manga.
- Anti-Villain: In the manga (definately not in the anime, although this is because she's Brainwashed and Crazy.)
- Cat Girl
- Heel Face Door Slam: Sailor Moon manages to partway purify her by hitting one of her bracelets and destroying it; this causes one side of her uniform to turn white and her to be torn between acting good or evil. Galaxia will have none of this and kills her off before Sailor Moon can finish.
- Smug Snake
- The Sociopath: Her Brainwashed and Crazy persona in the anime is devoid of any empathetic qualities whatsoever.
Sailor Heavy Metal Papillon
From the planet Cocoon. The last and most formidable Anima Mate, she appears only in the manga.
- Action Mom: A surprisingly evil variant, though her being a mother isn't touched upon in the series proper.
- All There in the Manual: The artbooks list her as a Samba dancer and a mother. They're also the source of the name of her planet.
- Playing with Fire: Her Galactica Scales attack is fire based.
- Affably Evil: Some of them are, well, damn funny. Until they properly attack.
- Body Horror: See below.
- Brainwashed and Crazy - Was Once a Man: If a normal person has his/her Star Seed ripped out, it darkens and the person immediately turns into a phage. Once they're purified by Moon, they turn back to normal and without any memories of what happened.
- Madness Mantra: One of the phage was created from a famous artist named Kengo Ibuki who had the bad habit of breaking his creations while screaming "This... this is imperfect!" wheneve he went through artistic slumps. Once he was morphed into Sailor Artist, he retained said bad habit. Rei saw him and recognized him as Kengo, as she once witnessed his slumps and managed to calm him down.
- Meaningful Name: "Phage" comes from the Greek word for "to eat" or "to consume". it also refers to the bacteriophage viruses that infect and replicate within bacteria.
- Monster of the Week
- One-Gender Race: Averted, they were created from both men and women.
- The Ojou: One Phage was created from a Rich Bitch and TV actress named Noriko Okamachi. She was called Sailor Ojou.
- As Long as There Is Evil: Its anime incarnation is literally the evil and malice of all sentient beings across the galaxy coagulated into semi-physical form.
- Big Bad: Fifth season.
- Bigger Bad: In the manga, all previous Big Bads derived from Chaos.
- The Chess Master: In the manga only, where it orchestrates basically all of the bad stuff that happens over the course of the series, and manipulates Sailor Galaxia into working towards its goals, as opposed to possessing her.
- Eldritch Abomination
- God of Evil
- The Evil Behind All Evils: Only hinted at in the anime, outright stated in the manga.
- Omnicidal Maniac
- Ultimate Evil: Particularly in the manga, where we barely even see what it looks like, though it seems to resemble Metalia. It is only stopped temporarily, and is going to return as practically invincible Sailor Chaos to unleash a devastating war on the galaxy sometime in the future.
- You Have Failed Me: Wouldn't be a true Sailor Moon Big Bad without this trope.
Fiore (Sailor Moon R Movie)
: Hikaru Midorikawa
as an adult and Tomoko Maruo as a child (JP). Steven Bednarski as an adult and Mary Long as a child (Cloverway) (EN), Benjamin Rivera (LatAm)
- Anti-Villain: He just wants to make Mamoru happy...
- Expy: He resembles the Makaiju Aliens. The first thing he remembers in life is drifting in space and he doesn't know where he comes from, so the implication is that he IS a Makaiju Alien.
- Dangerously Genre Savvy: Fiore is the most Genre Savvy villain in the whole series: He can tell Sailor Moon is Usagi, when she starts to ope a can of whup-ass he retreats, and he interrupts a transformation sequence.
- Forgotten Friend, New Foe: To Mamoru.
- Heel-Face Turn: After being freed from the Xenian Flower's power, he gives Mamoru the nectar which revives Usagi. Seems to be a Redemption Equals Death case as well, though we see him reborn as a child and drifting away into space immediately afterward.
- Love Makes You Evil and Love Makes You Crazy: The Xenian Flower uses his feelings for Mamoru to control him into becoming her willing servant for the destruction of Earth.
- More Than Mind Control: Xenian's hold on him is very physical and emotional as well as mental.
- "The Reason You Suck" Speech: As he tortures Sailor Moon and drains her of energy in exchange for releasing the Senshi, he keeps telling her how selfish and stupid and unfit for Mamoru she is. The Senshi tell him to shut his mouth and leave her alone
- Yandere: Is turned into one thanks to the Xenian Flower.
Xenian Flower (Sailor Moon R Movie)
: Yumi Touma
(JP), Susan Aceron (Cloverway) (EN), Norma Echevarría (LatAm)
- Eldritch Abomination: She's capable of destroying stars and planets in order to survive, and is described as "the most dangerous flower in the universe".
- Omnicidal Maniac
- The Power of Hate: She pours hatred into her host's heart, causing them to fall under her spell and carry out her every whim. Eventually, she becomes powerful enough to destroy the entire planet along with the unfortunate individual whom she had deceived.
Princess Snow Kaguya (Sailor Moon S Movie)
: Eiko Masuyama
(JP), Catherine Disher (Cloverway) (EN), Laura Torres (LatAm)
The only movie villain who originated in the manga (though Naoko Takeuchi
did sketch the SuperS movie characters).
Queen Badiane (Sailor Moon SuperS Movie)
Voiced by: Rihoko Yoshida (JP), Kirsten Bishop (Cloverway) (EN), Liza Willert (LatAm)
Fairies (Poupelin, Banane and Orangeat; Sailor Moon SuperS Movie)
Poupelin voiced by: Nobuo Tobita (JP), Robert Tinkler (Cloverway) (EN)
Banane: Nobuhiko Kazama (JP), Susan Aceron (Cloverway) (EN)
Orangeat: Kazuya Nakai (JP). Susan Aceron (Cloverway) (EN)
Lyrica Hubert (Sailor Moon SuperS Special Episode)