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** Or whenever [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iquOMK4FOk4 "Itsuka, Sonna Watashi-tachi ni Naritakute"]] is played.

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** Or whenever [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iquOMK4FOk4 the second half of [[https://youtu.be/iquOMK4FOk4?t=109 "Itsuka, Sonna Watashi-tachi ni Naritakute"]] is played.

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** Or whenever [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iquOMK4FOk4 "Itsuka, Sonna Watashi-tachi ni Naritakute"]] is played.


** Tuxedo Mask is about to fight Zoicite who summons a giant crystal shard from out of the ground. Zoicite uses it to ''stab Tuxedo Mask in the back'' with the strong implication that he ''[[DroppedABridgeOnHim might not survive]]''. Sailor Moon, who was standing by his side the whole time, starts crying as she holds him in her arms. Her tears then glisten, revealing her as the Moon Princess and the episode ends right there. If that isn't enough, the American dub plays the heart-wrenching song "My Only Love" while all this is going on. [[spoiler: [[UnexplainedRecovery Tuxedo Mask does wake up at the beginning of Episode 36, though]].]]
** The original Japanese version actually ''showed'' Tuxedo Mask getting impaled. Grab those hankies.

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** Tuxedo Mask **Mamoru is about to fight Zoicite who summons a giant crystal shard from out of the ground. Zoicite uses it to ''stab Tuxedo Mask Mamoru in the back'' with the strong implication that he ''[[DroppedABridgeOnHim might not survive]]''. Sailor Moon, Usagi, who was standing by his side the whole time, starts crying as she holds him in her arms. Her tears then glisten, revealing her as the Moon Princess and the episode ends right there. If that isn't enough, the American dub plays the heart-wrenching song "My Only Love" while all this is going on. [[spoiler: [[UnexplainedRecovery Tuxedo Mask Mamoru does wake up at the beginning of Episode 36, though]].]]
** The original Japanese version actually ''showed'' Tuxedo Mask Mamoru getting impaled. Grab those hankies.


* Super S might have unpopular, but episode 152 had a surprisingly powerful scene. A girl named Nanako [[OneeSama is pretty much infatuated with Rei and follows her around like a puppy]], wanting to become a {{Miko}} like her. Rei at first thinks it's funny, but later she sees it [[StalkerWithoutACrush as creepy and overbearing]], and then she snaps and says she wants Nanako to go get a life... [[spoiler: Poor Nanako hears this and is heartbroken, running away in tears. She's then captured by the Amazon Quartet, who release a Monkey-themed MonsterOfTheWeek which, in the middle of the fight, eats Nanako's Dream Mirror to power itself up... then [[http://www.soul-hunter.com/sailormoon/galleryscreencaps/152/index6.php changes her features to make self look like Nanako]] [[KickTheDog and starts to openly mock her]], revealing that she imitated Rei because she was a FragileFlower [[HeroicSelfDeprecation without any self-esteem.]] What seals the deal is that we then see a half-unconscious Nanako ''softly crying and begging the monster to stop belittling her''.]] Rei is [[ThisIsUnforgivable so pissed off]] at the enemy when she finds out that she suits up into Mars and pulls her MidSeasonUpgrade, the Mars [[KillItWithFire Flame Sniper]], alongside a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome that lets her beat the monster enough to have Moon and Chibi-Moon kill it. [[spoiler: And much to the audience and the cast's relief, despite all the BreakTheCutie, Nanako gets better and is able to search for her own goals.]]

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* Super S might have unpopular, but episode 152 had a surprisingly powerful scene. A girl named Nanako [[OneeSama is pretty much infatuated with Rei and follows her around like a puppy]], wanting to become a {{Miko}} like her. Rei at first thinks it's funny, but later she sees it [[StalkerWithoutACrush as creepy and overbearing]], and then she snaps and says she wants Nanako to go get a life... [[spoiler: Poor Nanako hears this and is heartbroken, running away in tears. She's then captured by the Amazon Quartet, who release a Monkey-themed MonsterOfTheWeek which, in the middle of the fight, eats Nanako's Dream Mirror to power itself up... then [[http://www.soul-hunter.com/sailormoon/galleryscreencaps/152/index6.php changes her features to make self look like Nanako]] [[KickTheDog and starts to openly mock her]], revealing that she imitated Rei because she was a FragileFlower ProneToTears [[HeroicSelfDeprecation without any self-esteem.]] What seals the deal is that we then see a half-unconscious Nanako ''softly crying and begging the monster to stop belittling her''.]] Rei is [[ThisIsUnforgivable so pissed off]] at the enemy when she finds out that she suits up into Mars and pulls her MidSeasonUpgrade, the Mars [[KillItWithFire Flame Sniper]], alongside a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome that lets her beat the monster enough to have Moon and Chibi-Moon kill it. [[spoiler: And much to the audience and the cast's relief, despite all the BreakTheCutie, Nanako gets better and is able to search for her own goals.]]


* Sailor Moon is urged to destroy [[spoiler:the cauldron from which Chaos arises. If she does, she'll obliterate it and prevent future villains from arising. But, as she realizes, it will also destroy life. Instead, she decides to TakeAThirdOption and sacrifice herself to the Cauldron, purifying it. Fortunately, this leads to her, the Senshi and Tuxedo Kamen being reborn in Crystal Tokyo. For the Starlights, however, as they watch they are horrified that Usagi died in front of them.]]

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* Sailor Moon is urged to destroy [[spoiler:the cauldron from which Chaos arises. If she does, she'll obliterate it and prevent future villains from arising. But, as she realizes, it will also destroy life. Instead, she decides to TakeAThirdOption and sacrifice herself to the Cauldron, purifying it. Fortunately, this leads to her, the Senshi and Tuxedo Kamen being reborn in Crystal Tokyo. For the Starlights, Sailor Quartet, however, as they watch they are horrified that Usagi died in front of them.]]


** The episode after Seiren's death is a real kick, considering the dynamic between her and Crow - although Crow and Seiren had spent their time together saying that they were rivals, it was always with an [[VitrolicBestBuds undercurrent of affection,]] with no actual bite. Tin Nyanko, who shows nothing but disdain and dismissal of Seiren's memory afterwards, seems to expect that, because they'd called one another rivals, she and Crow will get along just great. Crow, however, isn't having that, being genuinely broken up over Seiren's death, and seeing Nyanko as an intruder who doesn't deserve Seiren's place.

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** The episode after Seiren's death is a real kick, considering the dynamic between her and Crow - although Crow and Seiren had spent their time together saying that they were rivals, it was always with an [[VitrolicBestBuds [[VitriolicBestBuds undercurrent of affection,]] with no actual bite. Tin Nyanko, who shows nothing but disdain and dismissal of Seiren's memory afterwards, seems to expect that, because they'd called one another rivals, she and Crow will get along just great. Crow, however, isn't having that, being genuinely broken up over Seiren's death, and seeing Nyanko as an intruder who doesn't deserve Seiren's place.


*** Jupiter begs her friends to leave, then performs a suicide attack ("You dare to attack ME with lightning?!").

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*** Jupiter begs her friends to leave, then performs a suicide attack ("You dare to attack ME with lightning?!"). Jupiter was always the [[TheBigGuy "warrior"]] of the group and she checked out being caught by a cruel trick without a chance to really fight for her life.


** What's sadder about this moment is the context behind it - Berthier had been [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness totally thrown off her game]] by Koan's HeelFaceTurn, feared that she would fail, and just ''knew'' that if she did, her two older sisters would abandon her. After they do exactly that, Berthier begins crying [[StepfordSmiler despite still having a smile on her face]] and admitting that even when knowing that this would happen, she still clung to the hope that it wouldn't because her sisters loved her. She then tells the Senshi that they can laugh at her for being so foolish...then she stops smiling and yells "GO ON! LAUGH!" before attempting a [[TakingYouWithMe suicide attack.]]

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** What's sadder about this moment is the context behind it - Berthier had been [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness totally thrown off her game]] by Koan's HeelFaceTurn, feared that she would fail, and just ''knew'' that if she did, her two older sisters would abandon her. After they do exactly that, Berthier begins crying [[StepfordSmiler despite still having a smile on her face]] and admitting that even when knowing that this would happen, she still clung to the hope that it wouldn't because her sisters loved her. She then tells the Senshi that they can laugh at her for being so foolish...then she stops smiling and yells "GO ON! LAUGH!" ''"I said laugh!"'' before attempting a [[TakingYouWithMe suicide attack.]]


* The deaths of both [[spoiler: Aluminum Seiren and Lead Crow]] in ''Stars''. The first one has [[spoiler: Galaxia coldly executing Seiren via taking away her bracelets as she screams for mercy and disolves in the clearly appalled Crow's arms]]. The second gives us [[spoiler: Crow softly apologizing to Seiren's memory before she's absorbed into a black hole.]]

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* The deaths of both [[spoiler: Aluminum Seiren and Lead Crow]] in ''Stars''. The first one has [[spoiler: Galaxia coldly executing Seiren via taking away her bracelets as she screams for mercy and disolves dissolves in the clearly appalled Crow's arms]]. The second gives us [[spoiler: Crow softly apologizing to Seiren's memory before she's absorbed into a black hole.]]


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** The episode after Seiren's death is a real kick, considering the dynamic between her and Crow - although Crow and Seiren had spent their time together saying that they were rivals, it was always with an [[VitrolicBestBuds undercurrent of affection,]] with no actual bite. Tin Nyanko, who shows nothing but disdain and dismissal of Seiren's memory afterwards, seems to expect that, because they'd called one another rivals, she and Crow will get along just great. Crow, however, isn't having that, being genuinely broken up over Seiren's death, and seeing Nyanko as an intruder who doesn't deserve Seiren's place.
*** Also, it's easy to see parallels to Aluminum Seiren and Lead Crow to Usagi and Rei, which just makes their whole interactions carry that much more pain, as you can almost hear Usagi and Rei having every interaction they do.

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* Fiore, the R movie's antagonist, is an absolute WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds. He shares a design with the Makaiju aliens, implying that he's one of them, somehow separated and left to wander the stars as a child. He lands on Earth and forms a friendship with a young Mamoru, but can't survive long on Earth. Mamoru gives him a rose, and he promises that he'll return one day, having found a flower to symbolize their friendship (and it's very easy to read his feelings for Mamoru as romantic, which [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend only adds to the pain]]). He's corrupted by the Kisenian flower, an alien life form that corrupts life and destroys worlds. Poor guy never stood a chance - talk about fertile ground for Kisenian.
** At one point, Fiore is in full VillainousBreakdown as he stands over Sailor Moon and shouts to the Senshi about how they don't know what he's been through, the loneliness, the pain, the longing for someone, to not be alone. Each of them flashes back to who they were before they found Usagi, showing that they absolutely understand.


* Saphir's [[spoiler:death! The guy, who's been nothing but dutiful towards his brother, Demande, finds out about Wiseman's true intentions, and tries to warn him. But because HeKnowsTooMuch, Wiseman attempts to kill him. Saphir escapes, ends up back in the hands of the sisters, but still tries to warn Demande of the danger they're in. In the end, Wiseman kills Saphir off (in front of Demando no less) before he can spill the beans. And then the bandages on Saphir's head fall off, revealing he's truly [[HeelFaceTurn turned good/been purified on his own free will]].]] And to drive it further, [[spoiler: there's a flashback of Demande and Saphir as kids looking at flowers, and Demande promising his little brother that one day they'll see flowers on Earth and live there. Saphir's death was every bit as painful for Demande as it was for the audience, since this means he'll never get to fulfill his promises to Saphir. Also at the moment of his death, the jacket he left with Petz from where it's hanging on the wall and she realizes he's died.]] Damn, it's just heartbreaking.

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* Saphir's [[spoiler:death! The guy, who's been nothing but dutiful towards his brother, Demande, finds out about Wiseman's true intentions, and tries to warn him. But because HeKnowsTooMuch, Wiseman attempts to kill him. Saphir escapes, ends up back in the hands of the sisters, but still tries to warn Demande of the danger they're in. In the end, Wiseman kills Saphir off (in front of Demando no less) before he can spill the beans. And then the bandages on Saphir's head fall off, revealing he's truly [[HeelFaceTurn turned good/been purified on his own free will]].]] And to drive it further, [[spoiler: there's a flashback of Demande and Saphir as kids looking at flowers, and Demande promising his little brother that one day they'll see flowers on Earth and live there. Saphir's death was every bit as painful for Demande as it was for the audience, since this means he'll never get to fulfill his promises to Saphir. Also at the moment of his death, the jacket he left with Petz falls from where it's hanging on the wall and she realizes he's died.]] Damn, it's just heartbreaking.


* Another general Viz example. Those familiar with english dubs know that Creator/StephanieSheh is a talented actress, [[Manga/{{Bleach}} and given]] [[Manga/KOn some of her ]][[LightNovel/AccelWorld previous]] [[Anime/{{K}} roles]], fans of English dubs had no doubt she could pull off the ditzieness of Usagi's character. However, some were worried that when it came time for the emotional scenes, she'd not be able to pull off the range and delivery the story called for. [[SugarWiki/HeReallyCanAct She delivered alright, in spades.]] One of the most gut-wrenching demonstrations came in episode 34 when Usagi has an emotional breakdown from the sudden responsibility of being the Moon Princess. When the character laughs, Ms. Sheh is bubbly and cute, but when she cries, she sounds completely broken and lost. After that scene, it was fair to say that skeptics of the dub were silenced.

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* Another general Viz example. Those familiar with english dubs know that Creator/StephanieSheh is a talented actress, [[Manga/{{Bleach}} and given]] [[Manga/KOn some of her ]][[LightNovel/AccelWorld previous]] [[Anime/{{K}} roles]], fans of English dubs had no doubt she could pull off the ditzieness of Usagi's character. However, some were worried that when it came time for the emotional scenes, she'd not be able to pull off the range and delivery the story called for. [[SugarWiki/HeReallyCanAct She delivered alright, in spades.]] One of the most gut-wrenching demonstrations came in episode 34 35 when Usagi has an emotional breakdown from the sudden responsibility of being the Moon Princess. When the character laughs, Ms. Sheh is bubbly and cute, but when she cries, she sounds completely broken and lost. After that scene, it was fair to say that skeptics of the dub were silenced.


* Also, from the first season: you had [[spoiler: Zoicite die in Kunzite's arms, making a last request to die beautifully and then reaffirming his love for Kunzite as he lays dying in his lover's arms]]. The moment it's clear that [[spoiler: Zoicite]] is going to die, you can almost see tears start to form in [[spoiler: Kunzite]]'s eyes. And it's repeated when [[spoiler: Kunzite dies fighting the Sailor Senshi, his last words crying out to Zoicite]].
** Made even more heartbreaking because the song playing in the background is Solveigs Sang, the lyrics of which translate roughly to:
--> "Maybe both winter and spring will pass / And the next summer, and the entire year / But one day you shall come, I know that / And I shall wait for you, because I promised I would. / God give you strength wherever you go / God give you happiness until you stand before his feet / I will wait here until you come back / And if you wait up there, that's where we'll meet my friend."
** The dub actually makes it ''more'' heartbreaking, as [[spoiler:"Malachite" actually pleads for "Zoycite" to be spared, and his voice is filled with emotion as "she" bids him goodbye]].
*** The Viz dub has officially made it even sadder with the performances of Creator/LucienDodge and Creator/PatrickSeitz. [[spoiler: "And I will love you, Zoisite."]]
* Episode 35:

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* Also, from the first season: you had [[spoiler: Zoicite die in Kunzite's arms, making a last request to die beautifully and then reaffirming his love for Kunzite as he lays dying in his lover's arms]]. The moment it's clear that [[spoiler: Zoicite]] is going to die, you can almost see tears start to form in [[spoiler: Kunzite]]'s eyes. And it's repeated when [[spoiler: Kunzite dies fighting the Sailor Senshi, his last words crying out to Zoicite]].
** Made even more heartbreaking because the song playing in the background is Solveigs Sang, the lyrics of which translate roughly to:
--> "Maybe both winter and spring will pass / And the next summer, and the entire year / But one day you shall come, I know that / And I shall wait for you, because I promised I would. / God give you strength wherever you go / God give you happiness until you stand before his feet / I will wait here until you come back / And if you wait up there, that's where we'll meet my friend."
** The dub actually makes it ''more'' heartbreaking, as [[spoiler:"Malachite" actually pleads for "Zoycite" to be spared, and his voice is filled with emotion as "she" bids him goodbye]].
*** The Viz dub has officially made it even sadder with the performances of Creator/LucienDodge and Creator/PatrickSeitz. [[spoiler: "And I will love you, Zoisite."]]
* Episode 35: 34:



** Tuxedo Mask is about to fight Zoicite who summons a giant crystal shard from out of the ground. Zoicite uses it to ''stab Tuxedo Mask in the back'' with the strong implication that he ''[[DroppedABridgeOnHim might not survive]]''. Sailor Moon, who was standing by his side the whole time, starts crying as she holds him in her arms. Her tears then glisten, revealing her as the Moon Princess and the episode ends right there. If that isn't enough, the American dub plays the heart-wrenching song "My Only Love" while all this is going on. [[spoiler: [[UnexplainedRecovery Tuxedo Mask does wake up at the beginning of Episode 31, though]].]]

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** Tuxedo Mask is about to fight Zoicite who summons a giant crystal shard from out of the ground. Zoicite uses it to ''stab Tuxedo Mask in the back'' with the strong implication that he ''[[DroppedABridgeOnHim might not survive]]''. Sailor Moon, who was standing by his side the whole time, starts crying as she holds him in her arms. Her tears then glisten, revealing her as the Moon Princess and the episode ends right there. If that isn't enough, the American dub plays the heart-wrenching song "My Only Love" while all this is going on. [[spoiler: [[UnexplainedRecovery Tuxedo Mask does wake up at the beginning of Episode 31, 36, though]].]]


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* Episode 35:
**You had [[spoiler: Zoicite die in Kunzite's arms, making a last request to die beautifully and then reaffirming his love for Kunzite as he lays dying in his lover's arms]]. The moment it's clear that [[spoiler: Zoicite]] is going to die, you can almost see tears start to form in [[spoiler: Kunzite]]'s eyes. And it's repeated when [[spoiler: Kunzite dies fighting the Sailor Senshi, his last words crying out to Zoicite]].
** Made even more heartbreaking because the song playing in the background is Solveigs Sang, the lyrics of which translate roughly to:
--> "Maybe both winter and spring will pass / And the next summer, and the entire year / But one day you shall come, I know that / And I shall wait for you, because I promised I would. / God give you strength wherever you go / God give you happiness until you stand before his feet / I will wait here until you come back / And if you wait up there, that's where we'll meet my friend."
** The dub actually makes it ''more'' heartbreaking, as [[spoiler:"Malachite" actually pleads for "Zoycite" to be spared, and his voice is filled with emotion as "she" bids him goodbye]].
*** The Viz dub has officially made it even sadder with the performances of Creator/LucienDodge and Creator/PatrickSeitz. [[spoiler: "And I will love you, Zoisite."]]


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* Meta: The death of Kristen Bishop, who did the English voices of Emerald, Kaorinite, Tellu, [[ShesAManInJapan and Zoisite.]] Tears were shed when news of this broke out as they will never hear her hammy delivery again. It also makes listening to the old dub's Zoisite's death a bit harder.

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* Meta: The death of Kristen Bishop, who did the English voices of Emerald, Kaorinite, Tellu, [[ShesAManInJapan and Zoisite.]] Tears were shed when news of this broke out as they will never hear her hammy delivery again. It also makes listening to the old dub's Zoisite's death a bit harder.harder.
* To add to the above, Denis Akiyama, voice of [[DubNameChange Malachite]]/Kunzite, died of cancer in June 2018.

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