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Black Moon Clan
The main antagonists of the second arc of Sailor Moon. Hailing from the 30th century the Black Moon Clan are a group of anarchists who live on the Planet Nemesis the tenth planet in the Solar System. They rebelled against the rule of Neo Queen Serenity and attacked Crystal Tokyo incapacitating the queen and her court. The Black Moon Clan then set to work trying to exterminate the Queen's daughter Chibi-Usa, whom they dubbed "the rabbit", viewing her as the last obstacle in their plans. The Black Moon clan arrived in modern day Tokyo to kill Chibi-Usa, destroy the Legendary Silver Crystal, and rewrite the past to suit their own image of the future bringing them into contact with the Sailor Guardians of the modern era.
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    General 
  • Adaptational Heroism: The 90's anime gave the Black Moon Clan much more sympathetic motivations for their actions, as they were descendants of anarchists who rebelled against Neo Queen Serenity and forced to life on the barren and desolate planet Nemesis to survive. The Clan therefore wanted to remake the past so their people could survive and were manipulated by Wiseman to suit his own needs. In the original manga they rebelled because they hated the idea of immortality.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Regardless of adaptation, the Clan was manipulated by Wiseman, someone who wasn't even a member, to suit his own twisted schemes, then stabbed in the back once they were no longer useful.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: In the 90's anime, the Clan's goal was to reclaim the earth for their people stuck on Planet Nemesis. The whole "rewriting reality" thing came from Wiseman manipulating them.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: In the manga and Crystal the Black Moon Clan originally rebelled against Neo Queen Serenity as they believed that immortality was unnatural and that humans were suppose to age and die.

    The Malefic Black Crystal 

The Malefic Black Crystal

  • 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 that was planted in Crystal Tokyo in the manga, slowly killing the planet's population.
  • "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.

    Wiseman/Death Phantom 

Wiseman/Death Phantom

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Voiced by: Eiji Maruyama (original series), Hiroshi Iwasaki (Crystal) (JP), Tony Daniels (DiC), Steve Kramer (Viz) (EN), Paco Mauri and Jose Luis Castañeda (LatAm), Rogério Jacques (PT)

Prince Demande's mysterious advisor and the first to encourage the Black Moon Clan to search for the Silver Crystal. Of course, he's more than he first appears...


  • A God Am I: A God of Death that is.
  • Absolute Xenophobe: Views sentient life as a blight.
  • Big Bad: The main antagonist of the second season.
  • Big "WHAT?!"/Oh, Crap!: "What!? Two Silver Crystals!?"
  • The Cameo: Possibly. In the manga, he seems to be the one to point Sailor Galaxia to the Galaxy Cauldron. However, whether this is supposed to be Wiseman or Chaos in a similar disguise is unclear.
  • The Chessmaster: Arguably the best of the series Big Bads in this regard since every one else tends to be a single-minded Eldritch Abomination who needed the help of their minions to arrive on earth. Instead Wiseman had to manipulate both the Black Moon Clan and Chibi-Usa in order for his plans to succeed and did so marvellously by preying on their fears and weaknesses and disguising himself as a feeble old man in order to hide his true objective.
  • The Corrupter: Wiseman's modus operandi is finding out his targets' weaknesses and exploiting them to do his bidding. Wiseman preyed on Chibi-Usa's insecurities and fears in order to corrupt her into becoming Black Lady. In the 90s anime he prayed on Demande's desire to protect his people and manipulated him until he could barely remember his original purpose. In the 90s anime he even attempts to corrupt Usagi by preying on her insecurities regarding her relationship with Mamoru.
  • Crystal Ball: He's almost always seen holding it.
  • 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" rather than "Death Phantom" in the DiC 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.
  • Evil Feels Good: In Crystal he sounds like he's having the time of his life whenever he speaks. Doubles as Evil Is Hammy.
  • Evil Old Folks: He sounds like an old man in most languages.
  • The Faceless: Until The Reveal, we only see Glowing Eyelights of Undeath under his hood.
  • Famous Last Words:
  • 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. His true form is only glimpsed in a split-second shot as it fully comes out from the Dark Gate to possess his Wiseman form.
  • 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.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: In the manga and Crystal, Death Phantom was once a powerful Earth criminal who tried to rebel against Neo Queen Serenity and was left to rot on the planet Nemesis for his troubles. Then, with the power of his undying hate, he ended up merging with the planet, manipulated the Black Moon Clan, and almost destroyed all life in the universe. This may be why he's different from the other incarnations of Chaos - Nemesis was the Chaos offshoot, but Death Phantom provided a level of humanity, albeit dark, twisted humanity.
  • Genius Loci: In the manga, he merged with planet Nemesis and made the whole planet his body.
  • The Grim Reaper: Looks like and thinks of himself as one.
  • Hypnotic Eyes: His "Evil Eye" power.
  • Killed Mid-Sentence: In the '90s anime, both in the original Japanese and the DiC and Viz dubs.
  • Large Ham: In the anime when he reveals his true colors.
  • The Man Behind the Man: Demande thought he was just his adviser.
  • Mind Rape and More Than Mind Control: Poor Chibi-Usa.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Hates all life with an absolute burning passion that is unrivaled even by the other Sailor Moon Big Bads.
  • 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.
  • The Power of Hate: Death Phantom explains to the Sailor Guardians in the manga and Crystal that his hatred for Neo Queen Serenity was so strong that he ended up transcending from his human body and became the very planet Nemesis itself.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: When Death Phantom unleashes the full power of his Wiseman avatar to destroy the Earth in the anime.
  • Rubber Man: Limited to his arms, referred to as the "Beast Hand" in the manga.
  • Straw Nihilist: He goes on several monologues about the pointlessness of life and how people can never truly love or understand one another, thus it would better to return the universe to nothingness. Though it seems mainly to be an excuse for his God complex, sadism and xenophobia.
  • Treacherous Advisor: It really says something that he's one for the villains.
  • Voice of the Legion: In the '90s anime, he speaks as if many voices were talking at once.

    Prince Demande 

Prince Demande

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Voiced by: Kaneto Shiozawa (original series), Mamoru Miyano (Crystal) (JP), Robert Bockstael (DiC), Matthew Mercer (Viz) (EN), Benjamín Rivera (LatAm), António Semedo (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Hikari Ono, Erika Mahiro

Leader of the Black Moon Clan, a group long ago imprisoned on Nemesis by Neo-Queen Serenity. He intends to take back the Earth and get his revenge on her... in the creepiest way possible.


  • 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.
  • Dub Name Change: He is Prince Diamond in the DiCdub.
  • 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 '90s anime, he seems to show some degree of sadness after Esmeraude's death.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Interestingly enough, however, he manages to be soft-spoken at the same time.
  • The Evil Prince: The more psychotic manga version.
  • Famous Last Words:
    • Dic English dub: "You cry for me? You have such a big heart, Sailor Moon. It's all up to you now. I wish I could help, but it's you who must save the future and reunite Nemesis with Earth. (Sailor Moon nods) Sailor Moon... Sorry I lied. I did love you..."
    • Viz English dub: "Please promise to look after my people, the Black Moon Clan, back on Planet Nemesis. I thank you, Sailor Moon, my love..."
    • Original Japanese: "Are you crying for me? You are the ones who will build the future. Please take care of the Black Moon Clan of the Dark Moon on Nemesis. (Sailor Moon nods) Thank goodness. Sailor Moon, I love you."
    • Crystal, English dub: "My queen..."
    • Crystal, original Japanese: "Queen..."
  • Forceful Kiss: On Sailor Moon, in the manga and Sailor Moon Crystal. He tries it in the Nineties Anime too, but Tuxedo Mask stops him in time.
  • A Glass of Chianti: He often drinks a glass of wine.
  • Go-Go Enslavement: Dolls up Moon in a pretty skimpy gown when he kidnaps her.
  • Hypnotic Eyes: 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 and Crystal by sacrificing himself to save Sailor Moon's life and in the Musicals he actually gets reborn as a Earthling!
  • Light Is Not Good: He has light-colored uniforms and he serves as The Dragon to Wiseman/Death Phantom.
  • Love Redeems / Heroic Sacrifice: In the Nineties Anime and Sailor Moon Crystal, he dies trying to protect Usagi.
  • Man in White: He wears an all-white uniform.

    Blue Saphir 

Blue Saphir

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Voiced by: Tsutomu Kashiwakura (original series), Tsubasa Yonaga (Crystal) (JP), Lyon Smith (DiC), Greg Felden (Viz) (EN), Emmanuel Rivas (LatAm), Rogério Jacques (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Yuri Kuroda, Sora Manami

Prince Demande's stoic younger brother, a more idealistic soul who disapproves of Wiseman's influence on the Clan.


  • Adaptational Heroism: In the manga, he tries to kill Sailor Moon to solve the problems with Demande. In the anime, he defects on realizing Wiseman is using him and Demande, runs away with an important MacGuffin, and returns while injured to try and reason with his brother. It doesn't work; Wiseman kills him before Demande realizes the truth.
  • 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.)
  • Big Brother Instinct: Inverted; in the anime, he dies while trying to reason with Demande and tell him that Wiseman is using them. Sailor Moon manages to get through to Demande by reminding him of Saffir's death.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: In the manga, which leads to his death.
  • Crosscast Role: Musicals again.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: In the '90s anime, he's held by both Moon and Tuxedo Mask as he perishes.
  • Dub Name Change: In the DiC dub, he is named Prince Sapphire.
  • 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 '90s 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.
  • Morality Pet: For Demande. His death makes Demande question Wiseman's loyalties.
  • Non-Action Guy: In the anime, where he's the only clan member to never directly confront the Guardians, and doesn't do any fieldwork like Rubeus and Esmeraude.
  • Not Distracted by the Sexy: He starts calling out Esmeraude on her failures right when she's taking a bath.
  • 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 '90s anime.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Unlike his fellow clan members, he doesn't really get much of an introduction. He just appears in one scene all of a sudden.
  • Rubber Man: Was given Wiseman's "Beast Hand" technique towards the endgame in the manga.
  • Theme Naming: After the gemstone sapphire.
  • The Unfought: In the '90s anime. He never fights the Scouts directly, he never sends Droids after them, he barely even interacts with them. The only reason they realized he even existed was because he found out Wiseman was just using them.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Esmeraude in the anime.
  • What You Are in the Dark: He got injured running away from Wiseman, and a purified Petz rescued him. He could have stayed in her apartment and sat out the battle the Senshi were having with Dark Lady; instead, he insisted on returning to the field to save Demande from Wiseman.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Though it's more black with a slightly blueish tint.
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    Green Esmeraude 

Green Esmeraude

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Voiced by: Mami Koyama (original series), Houko Kuwashima (Crystal) (JP), Kirsten Bishop (DiC), Rena Strober (credited as Rena S. Mandel) (Viz) (EN), Vicky Burgoa (LatAm), Isabel Wolmar (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Miki Kawasaki, Mitsumi Hiromura

The Clan's best (and hammiest) henchwoman. She's in love with Demande and furious that he seems to only have eyes for Neo-Queen Serenity.


  • Adaptational Villainy: She was more or less a standard opponent in the manga and Crystal. In the '90s anime, she's a narcissistic, jealous Jerkass. She even abandons a fellow member of her Clan to die, which the original Esmeraude likely wouldn't ever do.
  • 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.
  • Body Horror: Wiseman's power changes her arms into monster-like claws.
  • Butt-Monkey: In the '90s 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 Demande (and Wiseman takes advantage of this). She's so clingy that, when Demande 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.
  • Dub Name Change: Her name was changed to Emerald in the DiC English dub.
  • A God Am I: Courtesy of Wiseman. Except it's a clever trap devised by him...
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Both metaphorically and literally.
  • Jerkass: She's quite rude, haughty, and bitchy and insults on others who she feels are not beautiful, especially when compared to her. All of which certainly qualifies her as a jerk. In the '90s anime, when she leaves Rubeus to due on his exploding ship for failing to capture Chibi-usa and kill Sailor Moon, she laughs in his face as she teleports away.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: In the '90s anime, 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.
  • Large Ham: She speaks in a powerful voice and has a distinctive loud laugh.
  • Little Black Dress: She wears a short sleeveless black dress with matching gloves and boots.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Wears a rather short sleeveless black dress, and shows her legs quite a lot. She even boasts about her good looks to the Sailor Guardians in one episode.
    "Well, you're just skinny, pimply schoolgirls with flat chests and flat butts!"
  • Noblewoman's Laugh: Her laugh is so painful and annoying, the characters actually cover their ears on hearing it.
  • Pretty in Mink: Wore a couple fur coats in the anime.
  • Proud Beauty:
    Esmeraude: "I'm the most beautiful woman in the universe!"
  • Rapunzel Hair: She has waist-length long hair.
  • Sexy Walk: Her long legs and boots emphasize her alluring, albeit somewhat pretentious, gait.
  • She's Got Legs: As her dress makes quite clear, she has long legs.
  • Sweet Tooth: In the anime, Played for Laughs.
  • Theme Naming: After the gemstone emerald.
  • Vain Sorceress: She takes pride in her vanity.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Saphir in the anime.
  • Yandere: For Prince Demande.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has green hair.
  • You Have Failed Me: In the '90s anime, she leaves Rubeus to die on his exploding ship when he fails to capture Chibi-Usa and killing Sailor Moon when she rescues the other Sailor Guardians.
    "You allowed Sailor Moon, the Sailor Guardians, and The Rabbit (Chibi-Usa) to escape. And now you want me to save you? You're a truly pathetic specimen. Our glorious clan really has no use for an incompetent man who has failed in his mission. Do us all a favor and vanish with this ship. [mockingly laughs and teleports away, leaving Rubeus behind]
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Uses a dress with a very short skirt and knee-high boots.

    Crimson Rubeus 

Crimson Rubeus

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Voiced by: Wataru Takagi (original series), Hiroki Takahashi (Crystal) (JP), Robert Tinkler (DiC), Steve Staley (Viz) (EN), René García (LatAm), António Semedo (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Hiroyuki Ichikawa, Riona Tatemichi

Lowest on the Clan's totem pole and supervisor of the Ayakashi Sisters.


  • Adaptational Badass: Manga!Rubeus didn't do much aside from watching everything unfold from the sidelines and eventually deciding to quit when things went awry. '90s!Rubeus, while no better on the bystander aspect, is incredibly manipulative of his subordinates to the point of giving them weapons that would obliterate everyone in range. He could also give a decent fight against Sailor Moon.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the manga and Crystal, he actually shows some concern for his comrades and is the first of the clan to realize that Wiseman is just using them and tries to turn tail, but gets promptly killed for it. However, this was not the case in the '90s anime.
  • 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 and Crystal, 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.
  • Dub Name Change: His name was simplified as Rubeus in the DiC dub.
  • Evil Redhead: He has red hair and is one of the villains working for Wiseman/Death Phantom.
  • Famous Last Words: After Green Esmeraude leaves him to die on his exploding ship...
    • Original Japanese: Esmeraude, help me! ESMERAUDE!!!!
    • DiC English dub: "No! Emerald, come back here! EMERALD!!!!"
    • Viz English dub: "Esmeraude, NO! Don't leave me! ESMERAUDE!!!!"
      • Crystal, when he's about to be killed by Wiseman: W-who are you... (in the original Japanese he just says "You're...")
  • Hate Sink: His '90s anime counterpart is by far one of the most vile and loathsome villains in the series, given he has no comedic moments and is willfully exploiting the Ayakashi Sisters to reap the benefits of their success.
  • Karmic Death: In the '90s anime, he is to die on his spaceship for his failure to capture Sailor Moon or Chibi-usa, after he abandoned all four of his subordinates for the same reason.
  • Kick the Dog: "Accidentally" crushing the bottle of perfume Koan went out of her way to buy for him right in front of her. The DiC dub made him even worse, with him going out of his way to needlessly insult Koan just before giving her the time bomb (while in the original he said love didn't belong in their Clan).
    Rubeus: And frankly you've been wearing so much perfume lately I can barely stand to be around you!
  • Killed to Uphold the Masquerade: He's killed by Wiseman in the manga and Crystal.
  • Lazy Bum: Doesn't do anything in the '90s anime except bark orders at the Ayakashi Sisters, hoping to get rewarded for whatever they accomplish. Although he does step up after he loses all four of them and tries kidnapping Chibi-Usa and the Guardians, which he did more gradually and from the get-go in the manga.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: In R, by abandoning the Ayakashi Sisters, they end up pulling a Heel–Face Turn and help the Sailor Guardians rescue Chibi-Usa.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: In the manga and Crystal, after figuring out he was being used by Wiseman, he was ready to jump ship. Wiseman didn't take the idea well.
  • Smug Snake: Especially in the anime, where their overconfidence ultimately becomes their Fatal Flaw.
  • Theme Naming: After the gemstone ruby.
  • You Have Failed Me: In the '90s anime:
    • Rubeus gives Koan an explosive MacGuffin, telling her to kill herself and the Guardians with it as a proof of her love for him. The Guardians destroy it, Koan 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 Koan and gives her a normal life.
    • Rubeus himself ends up on the receiving end of this trope as well, when he's left to die on his ship by Esmeraude when it self destructs after failing to kill Sailor Moon and capture Chibi-Usa.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: To Petz, in the '90s 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 Demande anymore, in an Ironic Echo of what he did to the girls.

    Ayakashi Sisters 

The Four Weird/Spectre/Ayakashi Sisters

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Top image, left to right: Koan, Berthier, Calaveras, and Petz.
Petz voiced by: Megumi Ogata (original series), Wasabi Mizuta (Crystal) (JP), Norma Dell'Agnese (DiC), Jessica Gee (Viz) (EN), Alejandra de la Rosa (LatAm), Cristina Paiva (PT). Portrayed in the musicals by Ai Ikegami, Karen Yoda
Calaveras voiced by: Akiko Hiramatsu (original series), Tomoe Hanba (Crystal) (JP), Jennifer Griffiths (DiC), Cassandra Lee (Viz) (EN), Belínda Martinez (LatAm). Portrayed in the musicals by Ado Endou
Berthier voiced by: Yuri Amano (original series), Rumi Kasahara (Crystal) (JP), Kathleen Laskey (DiC), Cindy Robinson (Viz) (EN), Cristina Camargo (LatAm), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT). Portrayed in the musicals by Manami Wakayama
Koan voiced by: Wakana Yamazaki (original series), Satsuki Yukino (Crystal) (JP), Alice Poon (eps 54-57) and Mary Long (eps 58-65) (DiC), Eden Riegel (credited as Claudia Lenz) (Viz) (EN), Ángela Villanueva (LatAm). Isabel Wolmar (also Calaveras, PT). Portrayed in the musicals by Seiko Takuma, Hinami Someya.

Rubeus' starter minions, given the task of capturing the Rabbit and sidelining the Sailor Guardians.


  • Adaptational Heroism: In The '90s anime, their roles are expanded with sympathetic backstory, and they each perform a Heel–Face Turn against the Black Moon Clan, finally committing to normal human lives. In the manga, they're killed and forgotten like any other Monster of the Week.
  • Affably Evil: Berthier is always calm and does bad things under Rubeus's orders.
  • Ascended Extras: In the anime, they are given more prominent roles. In the manga they only appear briefly, have short fights with their Guardians counterpart before getting killed by Usagi.
  • Ax-Crazy: In the '90s anime;
    • Koan goes absolutely nuts after Rubeus's bomb meant for her and the Sailor Guardians is destroyed.
    • Petz becomes corrupted by the stick Rubeus gives her to the point of even attacking Calaveras, laughing insanely after that.
  • Berserk Button: Yuichiro hits Koan's hair with a broom while the latter pins Chibi-usa down. Koan does not react well to it.
  • Berserker Tears: Koan in the anime when Rubeus abandons her, sending her into a frenzy in which she attacked Moon, Venus, Mercury, and Jupiter.
  • Cats Are Mean: Or rather cat-themed villains. Koan's distinct features are the two tufts in her hair which resemble cat ears, and her nails which she uses as claws.
  • The Comically Serious: Petz isn't light-hearted and funny like her sisters, and this seriousness tends to be the reason behind the humor of every comedic moment she receives, such as how terrible she is at being a saleswoman due to scaring away customers.
  • Curtains Match the Window: All of their eye colors match their hair: Koan's and Berthier's are blue, Petz is green and Calaveras is brown.
  • 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 managed to cripple the Guardians in a fight.
  • Dark Is Evil: Especially in the manga. Never mind their allegiance with the Black Moon, but most of the sisters in the manga specialized in the occult. Koan predicted the future and specialized in telling girls they would die young, Berthier was a dowser, and Calaveras was a channeler who spoke with her sister's spirits after they died.
  • Does Not Like Men: Petz in the '90s anime, after Saphir left her. This changes when she reconciles with him. Right before the dude kicks it.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: After Petz gets defeated in the '90s anime, she outright tells her sisters that she doesn't need their pity. It doesn't work.
  • Driven to Suicide: In the '90s anime:
    • Koan is ordered to kill herself by Rubeus, but it fails due to the intervention of the other Sailor Guardians.
    • Berthier resorts to freezing herself after her plan to capture Sailor Mercury fails, taking everyone else with her in the process. Fortunately for Berthier, Koan snaps her
    • Petz attempts a Redemption Equals Death in order to stop the mess she'd created with her stick, but her sisters forgive her already and prevent this.
  • Drunk on the Dark Side: In R, Petz obtains Rubeus's stick, which not only magnifies her powers, but she takes glee when she turns on Calaveras and zaps her along with Koan and Berthier.
  • Dub Name Change: Their names were changed to Catzi, Bertie, Avery and Prizma. Catzi is the oldest, by the way.
  • Easily Forgiven: In R, Berthier seemed to hold no resentment towards Calaveras and Petz for abandoning her right before her Heel–Face Turn. Although considering she saw the same thing happen to Calaveras and Petz, she may have just decided to reconcile with them.
  • 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.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: In the '90s anime, they are understandably shocked when Rubeus betrays them one by one.
  • For Your Own Good: In R, Koan and Berthier tell Calaveras that Rubeus will abandon her just like what happened to them, even saying the trope name word-for-word. Their pleas fall on deaf ears when Calaveras no longer deems Koan and Berthier useful in their plans.
  • Flat Character: In the manga, where they're Monsters of the Week.
  • Four-Girl Ensemble: And in their case, Four Is Death.
  • Girly Girl: Every single one of them, at least in the anime.
  • Heel–Face Turn: In the '90s anime, all of the sisters get purified by Sailor Moon as humans.
  • Her Heart Will Go On: In the '90s anime, as soon as Saphir and Petz get back together, he's brutally killed off.
  • Laughing Mad: In R, Petz, having been corrupted by the stick Rubeus gave her, laughs maniacally after she blasts her sisters with Dark Thunder.
  • Leotard of Power: In the manga Berthier wears a sky blue leotard and matching thigh-high boots. In the anime is more a swimsuit.
  • 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 has her Heel–Face Turn, she helps Berthier have hers, and then Calaveras and finally Petz comes to the other side.
  • Nobody Touches the Hair: In the '90s anime, Koan's hair gets ruined by Yuichiro's broom when he stops her from harming Chibi-Usa. Koan, being the Vain Sorceress she is, furiously yells, "You know how long it takes to look this good? Listen! No one messes with my hair! Got it?!", and attempts to blast him with Dark Fire.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: After Koan defects, Berthier becomes conflicted, and as a result this drives her to become more erratic, ruthless, mean-spirited and ultimately depressed, which is a far cry from her earlier Affably Evil personality.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: The four girls serve under Rubeus.
  • Psycho Electro: Petz can use her lightning abilities to overpower enemies. In R, Rubeus gives her a MacGuffin stick to amplify her powers, making her more insane to the point that she fries her own sisters with Dark Thunder. It only takes a combined attack from the Sailor Guardians to snap her out of it.
  • The Psycho Rangers: Are basically the Black Moon counterparts to the Inner Guardians. 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 Guardians in the anime as well.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Petz gives a horrifyingly brutal one to Calaveras while giving her, Koan and Berthier their electroshock therapy in the '90s anime.
  • Redemption Earns Life: By the end of R, the sisters repent their wicked ways after being purified.
  • Redemption Equals Death: In R, Petz decides to make amends for her actions by jumping into the black hole created by Rubeus from the staff she wielded, but it doesn't work out thanks to her reformed sisters and the Sailor Guardians.
  • Sanity Slippage: In the '90s anime, Rubeus gives Petz a MacGuffin that will amplify her Dark Thunder powers, driving her insane to the point that she even attacks Calaveras and deems her not useful anymore. She snaps out of it thanks to the Sailor Guardians.
  • 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.
  • The Starscream: In R, Petz electrocutes Calaveras before outright telling her that she'll surpass Rubeus and become the leader of the Black Moon Clan.
  • Suicidal Cosmic Temper Tantrum: A smaller version of this trope occurs in R. After failing to capture Sailor Mercury and being abandoned by her sisters, Berthier snaps and uses Dark Water Full Power to freeze herself to death, dragging the Sailor Guardians with her.
  • Taking You with Me: In the '90s anime, Berthier uses Dark Water Full Power to kill herself, dragging the Sailor Guardians with her.
  • Theme Naming: Petzite, calaverite, berthierite and kooankou (kermesite) are also minerals.
  • Token Evil Teammate: While they're all technically evil, even by their standards Petz is significantly more cruel and serious in her villainy, far less prone to likable and funny moments. This is taken to its biggest extreme when she goes mad with power.
  • Token Good Teammate: Berthier in the '90s anime, but for a small measure of good. She's the most sensitive of the sisters, and the only one before her Heel–Face Turn to openly admit she cares about the other three. Berthier even said she'd miss Koan after she left.
  • Two Siblings In One: Four, actually, in the manga, where Calaveras channels the spirits of her three sisters after their deaths.
  • Unwitting Pawn: In the '90s anime, the sisters never realize that Rubeus is using them as sacrifices so that he can capture Chibi-usa himself, until it's too late.
  • Vain Sorceress: The four of them take excessive pride in how they look. They are always taunt each other about not looking young (the eldest sister, Petz, is the most usual butt of jokes) and apply make-up to their pretty faces when off-duty. After their Heel Face Turns, they run a cosmetic shop.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Each of the girls has one before their Heel Face Turns in the '90s anime, 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 Guardians, then attacks all the Sailor Guardians 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.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Both versions. They have no qualms about killing Chibi-Usa, and Koan kills a little girl in the manga.
  • 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.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: In the '90s anime, the sisters are abandoned by Rubeus in various manners before their Heel–Face Turn:
    • First, Rubeus combines it with You Have Failed Me when he orders Koan to kill herself with a bomb after being overpowered by Sailor Mars, but the other Guardians destroy it causing Koan's Villainous Breakdown.
    • Calaveras and Petz turn on Berthier once Tuxedo Mask intervenes in the latter's chess match with Sailor Mercury, forcing her to be almost Driven to Suicide.
    • During Calaveras and Petz's battle with the Sailor Guardians, the former says this verbatim to Koan and Berthier and asks Petz to kill them. Unfortunately for Calaveras, she ends up on the receiving end when Petz, who has become Ax-Crazy from the stick, blasts her with Dark Thunder along with Berthier and Koan.
    • Petz ends up being the last to be abandoned by Rubeus, who uses her stick to create a black hole.

    The Boule Brothers 

The Boule Brothers

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Bottom image, from right to left: Chiral, Achiral
Chiral voiced by: Masashi Ebara (original series), Wataru Hatano (JP), Doug Erholtz (Viz) (EN)
Achiral voiced by: Ryotaro Okiayu (original series), Kazunari Tanaka (JP), Kyle Hebert (Viz) (EN)

Villainous twins who appear in both the manga and anime, though in vastly different contexts.


  • Demoted to Extra: Downplayed. Their role wasn't that substantial in the manga, but in the anime they go from being full fledged members of the Black Moon Clan to slightly advanced droids.
  • Dub Name Change: They go from Chiral and Achiral to Doom and Gloom in the original English dub.
  • Meaningful Name: Their names are chemical terms and foreshadow their complex molecular attacks.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: Chiral has white hair and is a villain.
  • Would Harm A Child: In the anime they spread negative energy in an elementary school, and corrupt children into becoming would be serial killers.

    Black Lady 

Black Lady

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Voiced by: Kae Araki (original series), Misato Fukuen (Crystal) (JP), Liz Brown (DiC), Sandy Fox (Viz) (EN), Cristina Hernández (LatAm), Fernanda Figueiredo (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Mao Kawasaki, Shion Nakamaru, Yui Ito

Chibiusa's Brainwashed and Crazy older form, corrupted by her loneliness and self-pity into becoming Wiseman's last and most loyal follower.


  • Battle Aura: In the Crystal anime she has a black aura around her.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: She is actually Chibi-Usa, but mind raped into believing that no one loved her.
  • 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: In the 90's anime where she's deeply hurt by what her Brain Washing makes her believe about her parents and snaps at the whole world for it.
  • A Darker Me: Basically, an older and evil version of a Chibi-Usa who's been mentally abused by Wiseman and brainwashed into following him.
  • The Dragon: To Wiseman once Diamond's usefulness has been spent.
  • Dub Name Change: In the original English dub, her name is "Wicked Lady".
  • 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.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: In Crystal Wiseman refers to her as the queen of the Black Moon.
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: In the 90's anime Chibi-Usa is made to believe that nobody in her life truly loved her and saw her as a burden via Wiseman's Fake Memories. Afterwards she admits that she is fine with dying if she can't live in a world that loves her. This is even lampshaded by Wiseman who mockingly refers to her as a "love starved rabbit."
  • More Than Mind Control: In the manga and Crystal Wiseman exploits Chibi-Usa's deep frustration from being stuck in a body and mind of a powerless nine-year old for 900+ years, jealousy of her mother, and selfish desire to have someone all for herself, rather than just stuffing her full of Fake Memories. The tipping point of despair for Chibi-Usa was realizing that even Pluto, her best friend, has someone else in her life, namely her Unrequited Love for King Endymion; and accordingly she comes back to her senses after seeing the dying Pluto reach out to her.
  • Morph Weapon: Uses Luna-P as one in the '90s anime, transforming it into a Parasol of Pain and other impromptu weapons.
  • Parental Incest: Played straight in the manga and Crystal, she brainwashes Mamoru into believing he's Endymion and turns him into her boyfriend. Averted in the '90s anime; the kissing scene is shown, but is only an illusion to trick Usagi and it doesn't work anyway.
  • 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. That said in the Manga she ends up older then she started (though not as old as Black Lady, though she'll get there one day, eventually dropping the Small from her title according to Helios' visions)
  • Psychopathic Womanchild: Since Black Lady is Chibi-Usa forcibly aged up by Wiseman's magic this makes sense. In the manga and Crystal she takes the "little girls wanting to marry their father" mentality to a twisted level by actually making out with a brainwashed Mamoru in order to spite her mother. In the anime she uses Luna-P as she once did as a child in order to attack her former friends and family with things like a giant paper fan and a badminton racket and one of the implanted memories that spurns on her hatred is because nobody cared enough to celebrate her birthday.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Her dress is red and black, and she's pretty darn evil.
  • Taking You with Me: In the 90's anime Wiseman needs Black Lady to channel the full power of the Malefic Black Crystal into her body in order to completely destroy the earth. When the Sailor Guardians point out that channelling so much dark energy will kill her Black Lady states that she's fine with that since she would rather die then live in a world where nobody loves her.
  • That Man Is Dead: Or in her case, "This girl is dead". Says a variant of this in Episode 85 to Sailor Moon after her attempt to undo the brainwashing Wiseman inflicted on Chibi-Usa/Black Lady fails.
    "Wiseman has given me a new name and a better life as Black Lady. I am not Chibi-Usa."
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: In the anime, though this is part of Wiseman's plot.
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    Droids 

Droids

  • Mooks: In the manga and Crystal they're just this, and we're treated to the Sailor Guardians casually dispatching dozens of them bare-handed, Minako and Makoto sometimes doing it even without transforming.
  • Mythology Gag: In the anime, they dissolve into sand when killed, since in the manga that's what they're stated to be made from.
  • Ridiculously Human Robot: In the first anime especially.

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