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Silver Millennium

    General 
  • Advanced Ancient Acropolis: The ancient Moon Kingdom was highly technologically advanced. Some ancient ruins remain still.
  • Benevolent Precursors: To the people of Earth. Under the rule of the wise and benevolent Queen Serenity, it was an age of peace and prosperity.
  • Crystal Landscape: Crystal Tokyo is a future Tokyo with a massive crystal palace in the center of the city.
  • Crystal Spires and Togas: During the Silver Millennium, the Moon Kingdom was like this. And so too will Crystal Tokyo be in the new Silver Millennium.
  • Domed Hometown: The Silver Millennium is reimagined as one of these in Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, while the rest of the Moon at that time had the barren surface we know.
  • End of an Age: Thanks to the Dark Kingdom, the long rule of the Silver Millennium came to an end.
  • The End of the World as We Know It: The Moon Kingdom was completely destroyed after the Dark Kingdom attacked, leaving every planet dead but Earth because it was the only planet not under Serenity's rule.
  • The Good Kingdom: It's called the Moon Kingdom for a reason. Under the rule of good Queen Serenity, it was generally a prosperous utopia.
  • Ghost Planet: During the Silver Millennium, every planet was inhabited, but when it ended, the moon and all planets in the solar system but Earth became barren.
  • Holy City: The ruins of the Moon Kingdom on the moon. In the manga, Sailor Moon's power-up came from praying to the crystal tower.
  • Human Aliens: The people of the moon looked very human.
  • Human Popsicles: According to the anime, the entire planet was frozen for several decades before the formation of Crystal Tokyo. Who or what did the freezing wasn't really explained.
  • Immortality Begins at 20: The people of the second Silver Millennium stop aging when Neo Queen Serenity takes the throne at 22.
  • Living Forever Is Awesome: The Moon Kingdom and Crystal Tokyo are both utopic places. From what we've seen of Crystal Tokyo, the characters are happy with their existence centuries later. It probably helps that the Silver Crystal makes everyone functionally immortal, so they probably don't have to keep watching loved ones living and dying.
  • Long-Lived: The people of the Silver Millennium and Crystal Tokyo live for centuries.
  • Lunarians: Naturally, as the Silver Millennium is the name of the Moon Kingdom.
  • Magitek: The Moon Kingdom seemed to use a lot of it. Ami's Mercury Computer was actually an interface for a supercomputer on the moon.
  • No Ontological Inertia: Crystal Tokyo counts. In the second season, it was a poisonous wasteland. But when Chibiusa returns after defeating the villains, it's a beautiful place.
  • Power Tattoo: The members of the Royal Moon Family have permanent crescent moon markings on their foreheads. When using the power of the Silver Crystal, the markings glow.
  • Really 700 Years Old: The people of the Silver Millennium (both past and future) have very long lives.
  • Second Coming: In the future, when Sailor Moon becomes Neo-Queen Serenity, a second Silver Millennium begins with Crystal Tokyo as its capital.
  • Society of Immortals: Both Silver Millenniums are one of these, or at least a society of very Long-Lived people.
  • Supernaturally Young Parent: Since the people of Earth stop aging in the new Silver Millennium, it can be assumed that this happens a lot.
  • Utopia: Both Crystal Tokyo and the Moon Kingdom are ideal, prosperous and highly advanced societies.

    Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask 

Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask

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Click to see him in the 90s anime 

Voiced by: Toru Furuya as an adult and Megumi Ogata as a child (first anime), Kenji Nojima (Crystal) (JP), Rino Romano (eps. 1-11), Toby Proctor (eps. 12-65) (DiC), Julie Lemieux (as a child) (DiC/Cloverway), Vince Corazza (eps. 66-159, movies) (DiC/Cloverway), Robbie Daymond (Viz) (EN), Genaro Vásquez (eps. 1-65) and Gerardo Reyero (remainder) (LatAm), Esteban Massana (eps. 1-89), Mario Arenas (eps. 90-166) and Angel Sacristan (eps. 167-200) (Spain), Matthias von Stegman and Dominik Auer (GER), Marco Balzarotti (ITA), Cassius Romero (PT-BR, Classic), César Marquetti (PT-BR, R-Stars), Rogério Jacques (PT), Fredrik Dolk (Swedish)
Portrayed in PGSM by: Jouji Shibue
Portrayed in the musicals by: Mizuki Sano, Yūta Mochizuki, Yūta Enomoto, Kousei Amano, Hidemasa Edo, Kenji Urai, Yū Shirota, Gyo Miyamoto and Yuga Yamato

The title character's Love Interest. A high school student that Usagi literally bumped into the day she came into her powers, long before she learned of his identity as Tuxedo Mask, a mysterious warrior whose mission is to protect the moon princess. In his past life, Mamoru was Endymion, prince of the Earth Kingdom and lover of Princess Serenity. He will one day resume his identity as Endymion to rule as king of Earth alongside Neo-Queen Serenity. Despite being a man, Mamoru fulfills the role of the Sailor Guardian of the Earth itself.


  • Adaptational Attractiveness: He was always good-looking, but looks even more like a Bishonen in Crystal
  • Adaptational Heroism: In The '90s anime, Brainwashed and Crazy Endymion acts as a Noble Demon who often comes into conflict with Kunzite's questionable tactics, so much that he teams up with the Sailor Guardians almost as much as he did before his brainwashing, whereas in the manga, Endymion is a full blown Card-Carrying Villain.
  • Adaptational Wimp: After the first season of the original anime, his importance quickly fades, as does his badassery ratio. He mostly drops in to provide a timely distraction that lets Usagi get back on her feet, seldom actually fighting at all. Reputedly, Kunihiko Ikuhara (the second director for the 90's anime) hated his character. By contrast, he retains a larger role in the manga, as a Magic Knight who has decent attacks and swordsmanship.
  • Adorkable: As Tuxedo Mask he runs around trying to find a perfect vantage point to enter scenes dramatically and spout sage wisdom to the girls like he is their personal cheerleader. Once he starts finally dating Usagi (without breaking up with her at random intervals) Mamoru can be just as much of a love sick dork as she is.
  • Affably Evil: After his first brainwashing session at Beryl's hands, he still retained many of his noble qualities.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Usagi and Chibi-Usa both call him "Mamo-chan".
  • Age Lift: In the manga he's 17 at the start, 19 in the last arc and 25 in the final chapter; in the anime he's 18 at the start and they don't have the distant finale making it end with him at 20. Given that Usagi's age is the same in the manga and anime starting her off at 14, some people find him a bit creepier in the anime since he's an 18-year-old college student in a relationship with a middle-schooler. In Sailor Moon Crystal he is a 17-year-old high school student at the start as he was in the manga.
  • Aloof Ally: In the first season. Especially because they didn't even know if he was an ally or an evil 3rd party much of the time. He would show up, briefly fight the Monster of the Week and leave often not even bothering to see if the Sailor Soldiers lived or not. Until the ball where he and Usagi rescue each other when he finally admits he's searching for the Silver Crystal for altruistic purposes (to rescue the princess of his dreams) they don't trust him.
  • Ambiguously Bi: As Ami says, he's very popular with boys. The villain of the Sailor Moon R movie acts like his ex-boyfriend, although is a childhood friend. However, his main love interest is the very female Usagi.
  • Amnesiac Lover: In the anime-only Makaiju arc.
  • Arranged Marriage: In the live-action, with a girl named Hina Kousaka (the daughter of his old caretaker). He still falls for Usagi, and Hina later lets him go willingly.
  • The Artifact: In the anime, especially during S and Super S. He started as a Satellite Character to give Usagi someone to emote at, but he and Usagi hit the Relationship Ceiling at the end of R, and meanwhile Usagi had lots of friends and characters to emote at, so he basically didn't do much before he was Put on a Bus destined to crash.
  • Audience Surrogate: The first anime version of him has signs of it.
  • Babies Ever After: Well, Chibi-Usa is the Kid from the Future; and in the last pages of the manga, which show Usagi and Mamoru's wedding, Usagi is very heavily implied to be pregnant with Chibi-Usa.
  • Badass Bookworm: In the manga version he is graduated at the top of his class and is considered almost as smart as Ami, if not as smart, is an excellent fencer, and is also considered one of the best hand-to-hand combatants in the series. Pity the poor guy is still subjected to The Worf Effect even then...
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: He wears... well, a tuxedo with a hat and a Badass Cape.
  • Badass Normal: In live action he doesn't seem to have any inherent powers.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Usagi in the first season.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Archie for Usagi's Betty and Rei's Veronica, only in the first anime. He chooses Usagi.
  • Big Brother Mentor: To the other Inner Guardians, specially Ami. This is the basis for the Ami/Mamoru pairing.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Tuxedo Mask does this virtually all the time.
  • The Big Damn Kiss: Crystal Act 8 features Usagi finally kissing Mamoru after he saves her from an untimely death. This kiss is featured in the manga, but it's taken Up to Eleven in the anime. There's even sparkles.
  • Bishie Sparkle: In Act 1 of Sailor Moon Crystal, newly-smitten Sailor Moon sees these (with Audible Gleam) and a preponderance of Love Bubbles framing Tuxedo Mask, as he introduces himself while making his exit.
  • Bishōnen: He's a Magical Girl-genre love interest/male lead, so this one was kind of a given.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: The worst offender in the anime. While one of the arcs in which he receives this treatment, the mini-arc about Nehellenia's return, does not exist in the manga, Black Lady and Galaxia do not let poor Mamoru miss his regular dose of Brainwashed and Crazy.
  • Bus Crash: In Stars, his plane never arrives in America. This only applies to the anime. In the manga, he never even got on the plane.
  • Chick Magnet: And suffering for it, as many female villains (and two males) have a crush on him, which usually means they want to turn him into their obedient manslave.
  • Coat, Hat, Mask: The ur-example of the flamboyant, caped type in Japan.
  • The Comically Serious: Sometimes.
  • Cool Mask: He's called Tuxedo Mask for a reason.
  • The Cowl: Especially in the manga where he was little more than a thinly-veiled Batman homage, even having a similar backstory and childhood trauma. As his character progressed he started to gain more elements of the Classic Cape as well.
  • Dance of Romance: In Crystal Act 4, Tuxedo Mask asks Usagi to dance, and the two of them share a romantic moment laden with sparkling shoujo bubbles.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Particularly well noted in his former life as a prince, in which he wore dark clothes that are more usually attributed to villains; contrasts quite nicely with the princess' white dress.
  • Deadpan Snarker: All versions at the start (much to Usagi's annoyance), but at its most extreme in the 90's anime where there is a lot more time between Mamoru and Usagi's first meeting and when they learn each other's secret identities.
    "Watch where you're throwing things, Bun-Head."
  • Demoted to Satellite Love Interest: He suffers this in the anime, but not in the manga. In the manga Mamoru is one of the most important and developed characters: while somewhat weak on his own, the major villains are usually defeated by combining his powers with Sailor Moon's. His future as King Endymion is also of great importance. By the 4th season he becomes the character with the most focus (after Sailor Moon herself), because of his connection to Pegasus/Helios, and his weak health that fuels that arc's drama. Compared to the manga, the anime starts forcing Mamoru out of the focus after the first season. In the first season he still has an important plot role, due to his forbidden love with Usagi/Princess Serenity. However, in the second season his importance gets considerably downplayed — and by the third season onward he's turned into a mere extra, to the point that when in the fifth season he's Put on a Bus, it really lessened the impact that event had in the manga.
  • Derailing Love Interests: Kunihiko Ikuhara has been accused of having done this in the anime. Since he's an open Yuri Fan and has said that he doesn't like Mamoru, many fans have accused him of deliberately reducing Mamoru's powers and importance to the plot so Usagi would look better with other female characters. He cheerfully admitted to repeatedly killing off Mamoru for this purpose, but of course the producers would always mandate that Mamoru be brought back, much to Ikuhara's irritation. Then again this is Ikuhara we're talking about, so who knows if he is really serious.
  • Determinator: He's been orphaned, brainwashed and otherwise distressed, but manages to endure and recover from it. He's always ready to support the Sailor Guardians in their fight against evil, despite being weaker than them.
  • Distressed Dude: More in the anime, though his manga self also wasn't free.
  • Domino Mask: Wears a white one.
  • Dub Name Change: In the original English-language dub, he becomes Darien Shields, and his dub name in his past life was Prince Darien.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: In the anime, Fiore was head over heels in love with him, and Fisheye also found him really handsome. In the manga, one of Makoto's guy friends completely idolizes him, to the point of seeing him as a senpai.
  • Evil Costume Switch: In PGSM when Mamoru is possessed by Metallia's energy.
  • Family-Unfriendly Death: After being successfully healed from being Brainwashed and Crazy, gets impaled by a crystal shard thrown by Queen Beryl in an attempt to kill Sailor Moon, and bleeds to death.
  • Gentleman Thief: In the beginning, more so in the manga, whereas he's more of a superhero in the anime.
  • Held Gaze: After sniping at each other without really meeting eyes, Usagi pulls her test paper away from her face to further chastise Mamoru for mocking her low score, only to gasp as they both stare open mouthed, the scene turns mutually Gaussian and Love Bubbles appear. Usagi breaks the gaze and makes an awkward retreat, acutely aware that she finds the nameless boy attractive.
  • I Have the High Ground: A master of this. In the anime, that was all he ever did.
  • Ill Boy: In Super S, as the Dead Moon Circus' influence spreads on Earth. He heals once the enemy is defeated, though.
  • In a Single Bound: With all of his I Have the High Ground moments, he seems to do this a lot.
  • Ineffectual Loner: Sort of.
  • Irisless Eye Mask Of Mystery: He wears a mask that whites out his eyes in the anime adaptations. In the original manga, the artist averted this design by giving him fully visible eyes.
  • It's All My Fault: Puts blame upon himself for not saving Sailor Moon in Crystal Act 8 and nearly letting her get killed by Zoisite. In their next encounter, Mamoru is far too ashamed to look at Usagi.
  • It's Not You, It's Me:
    • In R, he starts doing this to Usagi after having several nightmares about Usagi's upcoming death on their wedding day.
    • To a lesser degree in Super S, when he starts to become sick and fears that Usagi would catch his infection. Little did he know his illness wasn't related to any viruses, but to the presence of the Dead Moon Circus.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Did a form of this in the second series, in which he was receiving rather disturbing messages that Usagi would die if they continued to be together and he forced himself apart from Usagi.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In the beginning of the anime.
  • Kamehamehadoken: How his Tuxedo La Smoking Bomber attack looks in Crystal.
  • Lady and Knight: With Usagi and his past life with Princess Serenity.
  • Leitmotif:
    • Mamoru's early civilian appearances in the first series in which he would antagonize Usagi also had their own intense tango that would play until he left.
    • The arrival of Tuxedo Mask was usually accompanied by his own tinkly romantic theme complete with castanets. The DiC English dub changed this to a distinct Spanish-sounding guitar riff that also had a "mournful" version.
    • Moonlight Knight got an Arabian-esque version whenever he appeared in the alien arc of R. He had a different theme in the English dub that was also Arabian-esque.
  • Linear Warriors, Quadratic Wizards: In the anime, Tuxedo Mask does not gain new powers and abilities. He starts out as something of a Sixth Ranger who is able to get the Sailor Guardians out of all their scrapes with a carefully aimed rose or fighting with his cane like a sword. But his abilities peak early while the Guardians, once incapable children, become effective magical warriors who have no need for him at all.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: To Usagi. Their love gives her strength.
  • Long-Distance Relationship: After he leaves to study in America at the start of Stars. Only for him to get killed after he leaves.
  • Love Bubbles: A common sight with her, especially when Tuxedo Mask is around. In Act 1 of Crystal, flat, prismatic bubbles appear in frame with Usagi along with a Gaussian filter as she and Mamoru share a sudden, lengthy Held Gaze on first meeting. After awkwardly breaking eye contact, she mentally notes her heart is still pounding.
  • Magic Knight: The manga and Crystal make it quite clear that Mamoru is the Sailor Guardian of Earth (hence why we never see a Sailor Earth). This is heavily downplayed in the anime.
  • Luminescent Blush: He, sailor Moon and the Inner Guardians find out that the child they've been looking after is Moon and Mask's Kid from the Future. The parents-to-be blush so deeply that steam appears over their heads.
  • Meaningful Name: Chiba Mamoru means "to protect the earth."
  • The Millstone: While under Queen Beryl's control in the anime, he repeatedly ends up being the one to foil Kunzite's plans. Unusually, this is not due to his incompetence, but rather the fact that he's too much of a Noble Demon to go along with the less ethical Kunzite's plans, and because Queen Beryl consistently wants him on the field when Kunzite would rather not have him underfoot.
  • Mind-Control Eyes: Happens whenever he gets brainwashed by the enemy.
  • Mind Rape: The reason behind his nightmares. Actually, these were sent to him by... his future self. Meaning, Mamoru had been mindraping himself all the time.
  • Mission Control: Very briefly takes up this role in the S season of the first anime. When the Guardians attempt to sneak into Mugen Gakuen, Mamoru is seen doing research in a laptop and relaying them the info since he cannot join them. He's the one who finds out about the incident in Professor Tomoe's laboratory that led to Hotaru becoming Mistress Nine's host.
  • My Future Self and Me: After traveling to the 30th century, Mamoru meets the source of the nightmares - his future self, King Endymion, trying to ensure their love was strong enough to survive the trials of the Black Moon. Mamoru's first reaction on just seeing the guy is to try and beat him up.
  • Mysterious Protector: Begins as such. Later on, Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune take partially this role, at least in the 90's anime.
  • Nice Guy: From the Black Moon arc and onwards. He immediately comes far from a jerk in the beginning to a kind, calm and caring man to Usagi as her true love, treating Chibiusa like his daughter figure even if he isn't aware that she's really their future daughter and gives out much great advice to Usagi and her friends as possible.
  • No Name Given: In the 90s anime, his name isn't even revealed until a conversation between him and Motoki after Jadeite is defeatednote .
  • Non-Action Guy: In the anime. He says a few words to bolster Sailor Moon's spirits, throws a rose, and wanders off. He has to be saved from death/possession (season one), brainwashing/his own stupidity (season two), villain-induced illness (season four), and death (season five), not to mention many smaller instances. Except for providing The Power of Love a few times and a pivotal future cast member, he's kind of useless in battle. Possibly a case of Can't Catch Up, since the Sailors get regular upgrades while he... uh, doesn't. In the manga he had an actual attack and awesome mind powers — including healing, a psychic connection to his loved ones, and the ability to feel the earth's pain — and beat up bad guys more often. He was much more badass as a villain, as well.
  • Non-Indicative Name: The mask part is there, but he wears white tie and tails instead of a tuxedo.
  • Official Couple: With Usagi/Sailor Moon. They are the main canon romantic pairing of the series and the story generally centers on them.
  • The One Guy: The only member (other than Artemis) of the heroes' group that is male. Word of God is that men are capable of possessing Sailor Crystals, but it is extremely rare and their powers manifest differently from women.
  • Opposites Attract: With Usagi. He's cool, calm and intelligent, she's lively, ditzy and ignorant.
  • Out of Focus: After the first season, his impact on the plot got smaller and smaller, eventually leading up to a Bus Crash.
  • Parental Hypocrisy: In the anime, he refuses to allow Chibiusa to go out with older guys, even though he is older than Usagi.
  • Parental Incest: In the Black Moon arc, brainwashed villainess Black Lady targets her own father for brainwashing to monopolize his attentions, kissing him on-panel.
  • Personality Blood Types: He's blood type A. A lot of type A's in fiction are serious, intelligent, less open types.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Usagi's aura and parts of her uniform and accessories are often colors pink, while he is often drawn with blue highlights. The main color contrast between them is white and black, though, so it's downplayed.
  • Pocket Protector: Usagi is forced to stab him while Brainwashed and Crazy in the chest, and she's so traumatized that she attempts suicide... except he lived because the sword was stopped by the crystallized forms of the Shitennou, and she did too because the blade hit the pocket watch Mamoru given her.
  • The Power of Love: At the end of the Black Moon arc, : Mamoru's love lets him go to Sailor Moon during her battle. This powers up Sailor Moon, allowing her and Chibi Moon to defeat Death Phantom with a Double Moon Princess Halation.
  • Power Palms: One of his powers in the Manga and Crystal, the Tuxedo La Smoking Bomber. More devastating than it sounds.
  • Reincarnation Romance: Mamoru and Usagi were lovers in their previous lives as Prince Endymion and Princess Serenity.
  • Renaissance Man: Has an understanding of a vast knowledge of fields, speaks several languages, has skills in martial arts, cooking, theater, natural sciences, and history (although lacking the specialized knowledge of Ami). This is fitting considering some people like to nickname him "The Japanese Batman."
  • Satellite Love Interest: In the anime; from the second season onward, as he ended up Overshadowed by Awesome.
  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: The Savvy Guy to Usagi's Energetic Girl, specially in the first anime.
  • Say My Name: He and Usagi do this a lot in the various versions.
  • Sempai/Kohai: He and his schoolmate Ittou Asunama have this relationship in the manga and, to lesser extent, in Crystal. It's even implied that they're like this in the 90s anime.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly Man to Motoki's Sensitive Guy.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: When not in Tuxedo Mask form he wears well-tailored jackets.
  • Shirtless Scene: Has one at the beginning of Crystal Act 6.
  • Simple Staff: His cane, which he could extend at will in the anime.
  • So Beautiful, It's a Curse: Gets even more unwanted admirers than Usagi for his good looks. More than one antagonist has kidnapped him to use as a Sex Slave.
  • Something About a Rose: His other ability in the anime.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: With Usagi/Sailor Moon in their past lives.
  • Straight Man: He is everyone's straight man. He's a master at it, on a good day he has to play this role for a good ten people at once.
  • Strong Girl, Smart Guy: Usagi is Book Dumb and an Action Girl. He's book-smart and mostly a Non-Action Guy.
  • Taking the Bullet: Does this for Sailor Moon at least once in each season, and it usually results in his death/capture, eliciting from Sailor Moon a Big "NO!".
  • Talking Is a Free Action: While its source material's panel blocking is ambiguous, Act 1 of Sailor Moon Crystal has Tuxedo Mask fully introducing himself and assuring Sailor Moon he'll remember her in mid jump, while looking over his shoulder at her, almost suggesting full power of Flight.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: He's a tall man with black hair who has four different girls and several men after him.
  • Team Dad: Acts like a brother to the Guardians (specially to Ami), keeps Usagi and Chibi-Usa with their feet on Earth, in the S season he talks to the Outer Guardians directly to try finding out about their reasons.
  • This Is Something He's Got to Do Himself: Tuxedo Mask invokes this in S when Haruka and Michiru challenge Usagi over her actions with Hotaru. The other girls aren't happy over the two against one fight and are ready to jump in before he stops them.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Initially he's introduced as brash and a bit standoffish towards Usagi but as they realized they were mutual lovers in the past as Princess Serenity and Prince Endymion, he immediately loosen up and become very laidback and kind to Usagi and her friends.
  • Useless Boyfriend: One of the two Trope Codifiers.
  • The Wise Prince: He's very smart, a great warrior, will do anything to protect his love and the city, but he's deeply troubled due to his tragic and painful backstory.
  • The Worf Effect: Gets subjected to this a lot.
  • You Are Better Than You Think You Are: In Act 6 of Sailor Moon Crystal, while the rest of the Sailor Guardians are fighting an enemy, Usagi nearly passes out on the street from having her energy drained and is woken up by Tuxedo Mask. She muses about having no real powers like other Guardians despite supposedly being the leader (apparently without realizing that this is a clue to her identity as Sailor Moon), and when Tuxedo Mask tells her to transform, she complains about this again. Tuxedo Mask hugs her and reminds her that she was the one who made the rest of the team realize their purpose as Sailor Guardians, and thus she is the ideal leader.

    Queen Serenity 

Queen Serenity of the Moon Kingdom

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Voiced by: Mika Doi (first anime), Mami Koyama (Crystal) (JP), Wendy Lyon (DiC), Wendee Lee (Viz) (EN), Patricia Acevedo (LatAm), Raquel Marinho (PT-BR, Classic), Denise Simonetto (PT-BR, R-Stars)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Jamie Natsuki, Yuka Kobayashi


  • Adaptation Dye-Job: In the Sailor Moon Crystal Title Sequence, she's depicted as having the same blonde hair as her daughter, rather than the usual Mystical White Hair, which serves to exaggerate their already Strong Family Resemblance. Turns out it was done accidentally though — by episode 6 it's back to its proper color.
  • Big Good: She predates the series in this role, and she passes the role on to her daughter.
  • Famous Last Words: "In the future, on Earth... please live happy lives, everyone!"
  • Fling a Light into the Future: The dying Queen sends the Guardians' souls to reincarnate in the modern era.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: She knew very well that releasing the full power of the Silver Crystal would ultimately kill her, but she did it anyway to banish the Dark Kingdom singlehandedly.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Just like her daughter, sports a pair of very long pigtails from her odangos.
  • The High Queen: Was the ruler of the Moon Kingdom during the Silver Millenium, and greatly admired for her beauty and wisdom.
  • Living Memory: The magical hologram of Queen Serenity on the moon.
  • Magical Guide: She is the deceased mother of the titular hero, she restored all of the Sailor Guardians' memories of the past, and she grants Usagi new powers in the second season.
  • Meaningful Name: Referring to both her personality and the Mare Serenitatis, or Sea of Serenity, a lunar landmark.
  • Modest Royalty: Has a fairly simple dress as far as anime royalty goes.
  • Ms. Exposition: Almost at the end of the anime, she's the one who explains the whole backstory of the Silver Millenium to the Guardians.
  • Mystical White Hair: The original Queen Serenity. Sailor Moon herself was originally supposed to be white haired when transformed and blonde as Usagi. In the manga, she does have white hair as Princess Serenity and Neo Queen Serenity, but not in either anime.
  • Odango Hair: Has the same hairstyle as Usagi.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair is so long that even while she wears it up in odangos, her tails drag along the ground in some artwork.
  • Spirit Advisor: In the R anime.
  • Thanatos Gambit: In the anime, knowing that the Dark Kingdom would be reborn sooner or later, Queen Serenity used the last bits of energy she had to release the souls of the fallen Guardians, Endymion and Princess Serenity so they'd be reincarnated as well, while also freezing Luna and Artemis in a Convenient Coma so they could become their guides.
  • Truly Single Parent: Implied in the anime (there are no mentions of her having a husband or Princess Serenity having a father) while the manga seems to imply it by showing Queen Serenity bringing the shell of a star to the Galaxy Cauldron, then Princess Serenity's birth. Not to mention the two of them look almost exactly alike.
  • Virtual Ghost: When the Sailor Guardians are transported to the lunar ruins of the Moon Kingdom they are greeted by the virtual ghost of Queen Serenity.
  • Woman in White: She wears a white dress.

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The Cats

    General 
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  • Alien Animals: Cat aliens from the planet Mau.
  • Anthropomorphic Shift: A very subtle example. In their early appearances, the cats would display "normal" catlike behavior to a greater extent than they did later on.
  • Badass Adorable: As adorable as any other cat, they all get some awesome moments, and even occasionally help the Guardians in battle sometimes.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Towards the end of the manga, after the cats are injured, they lose their ability to speak and seem no different than other cats.
  • Cats Are Magic: Well, not all cats, just alien ones with crescent moon sigils.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: Are they EVER! (Well, at least the adult cats — Diana doesn't seem to quite have grasped what sarcasm is for yet.)
  • Cat Stereotype: Luna, the black cat, is more temperamental and stubborn than Artemis, the white cat. However, she does avert the stereotype of black cats as being evil. Both of them act as The Mentor and are undeniably magical. Diana, who is light gray (alternately light purple) seems to take more after Artemis, which fits with how light gray cats in fiction often follow the same stereotypes as white cats.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Luna is dark purple, Artemis is white and Diana is grey. In fact, Luna and Artemis basically look like a Palette Swap.
  • Cute Kitten: Luna, Artemis and their Kitten From The Future Diana are all Ridiculously Cute Critters.
  • Demoted to Extra: Happens to all of them, to some degree, in both manga and anime. Artemis was a major character in the Codename: Sailor V manga, but got a far smaller role in Sailor Moon, while Luna played a major role in the early parts for the manga and anime, only to have her role drastically reduced in later arcs — and both cats have notably larger roles in the earlier parts of both manga and anime than they have towards the end. As for Diana, she has a larger role in the manga, but gets very little screen-time or importance in the anime.
  • Doing In the Wizard: In the manga, they previously seemed to be just another magical element inherited from the ruined Moon Kingdom, but it turns out that their abilities come from being aliens from Mau.
  • Familiar: As cats, they combine this with Mentor Mascot and act like familiars to Usagi, Minako and Chibi-Usa
  • Family-Unfriendly Death: The three cats get torn apart by one of Galaxia's minions in the final arc. Like everyone else who died that arc, they got better, but its still pretty unsettling.
  • Famous Last Words
    Diana: Mama! Papa!
    Luna and Artemis: Diana!
  • Furry Reminder: While they aren't technically anthropomorphic, the few times they actually act like normal cats still qualify as this. This was mostly in the earlier episodes.
  • Humanity Ensues: All three are capable of taking on a human form. In the anime and manga, Luna appears as an adult woman, but in the live-action, she's a young girl.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: Frequently play this role, at least when their charges are less experienced. Both Luna and Artemis get pretty exasperated at the girls' antics.
  • Maid and Maiden: The cats play the Maid role to their respective owners who play the Maiden. This is most obvious with Luna as Usagi's mentor and care taker in the early stories.
  • Mentor Mascot: In cat form, they serve as mentors and guides to the Sailor Guardians.
  • Morphic Resonance: In the manga, their human forms' hair and eye colours are the same as their cat forms.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: They started out as more like mentors, but once the girls got wise and experienced enough and didn't need much mentoring anymore, they didn't do much beyond helping on the sidelines.
  • Out of Focus: They fall out of focus in the final season.
  • Pale Females, Dark Males: Inverted with dark Luna and white Artemis.
  • Religious and Mythological Theme Naming: All three of them are named after names for the moon goddess (even the male Artemis).
  • Sleep-Mode Size: The attractive and probably powerful mentors of the guardians are forced to take the form of adorable cats while on Earth.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: While they're killed off in the manga, they survive in the anime, and even have speaking roles in the last scene.
  • Telepathy: Luna and Artemis displayed the ability to restore memories in the anime.
  • Through a Face Full of Fur: Perhaps the queen (and king) of this trope is Sailor Moon, in the guises of Luna and Artemis, also their daughter Diana. In the Manga is revealed that Rei's crow pets Phobos and Deimos play a similar role.
  • Undying Loyalty: Utterly devoted to the Guardians. Even when there's tension between them, like when Luna is frustrated with Usagi's initial irresponsibility, the cats still stand by them through and through.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: They're the only ones of Usagi's friends not shown to be resurrected at the end of the manga, though it's entirely possible they were resurrected "offscreen".

    Luna 

Luna

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Click to see her in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Keiko Han (first anime), Ryo Hirohashi (Crystal) (JP), Jill Frappier (DiC and Cloverway), Michelle Ruff (Viz) (EN), Rocío Garcel and Cristina Camargo (LatAm), Márcia del Monaco (PT-BR, Classic), Márcia Gomes (PT-BR, R-Stars) António Semedo (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Tomoko Ishimura


  • Accent Adaptation: In the Canadian dub, she's given a British accent, as she's played here by London native Jill Frappier.
  • Adaptational Badass: In Sailor Moon Crystal she is more in charge and competent in her role as guide and advisor to the Sailor Guardians.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon's Canon Foreigner Sailor Luna's appearance differs in execution from Naoko Takeuchi's series' specific original concept art While most of the basics carried over, the costume designer opted to give Luna bright blue hair to match the in-series blue Luna plushie instead of the deep purple/black Takeuchi depicted. Her petticoat was also brightened from deep purple to magenta.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: While she's a Jerk with a Heart of Gold, Luna's exasperation towards Usagi became more noticeable in the '90s anime. She also acts a lot more physically/emotionally abusive to Artemis in the anime compared to the manga.
  • Amusing Injuries: In Act 1 of both the manga and Crystal, Usagi first meets her via stepping on the cat's spine, tripping and faceplanting on the sidewalk. Luna returns the favor by maniacally scratching Usagi's face, (the marks from which disappear after a single scene) then leaping away none the worse for wear.
  • Bed Trick: A variant. In one episode of Stars, Luna is found by Yaten of the Three Lights. Luna goes with "him" because she thinks "he's" cute. When Luna returns to the girls, Minako notices she smells like scented soap, and Luna mentions while blushing that she shared a bath with Yaten. The fact is, Yaten had no idea Luna is sentient, and it's actually more creepy than funny as the show had intended.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: She sometimes feels like this when it comes to assisting Usagi.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: In the fourth episode of the anime, Luna threatened to claw Usagi's face when she didn't feel like helping stop the Monster of the Week and looked damn scary doing it
  • Cats Are Snarkers: She does give a few snarks towards Usagi's antics and she would sometimes get annoyed with her too.
  • Cat Girl: In PGSM, once the Silver Crystal gives her a half-human form.
  • Characterization Marches On: She acted more like a normal cat in the first few episodes of the anime—for example, she would occasionally show affection to Usagi by licking her face.
  • The Comically Serious: Occasionally, most notably in the American dub.
  • Cool Big Sis: Sometimes, though in some incarnations she is said to be younger than Usagi.
  • Cross-Popping Veins: In Act 1 of Sailor Moon Crystal, a thick red set show up on angry, temporarily nonverbal cat familiar Luna as she rapidly scratches her human Usagi's face in retaliation for her upsetting apology kiss.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Not as deadpan as Artemis, and more likely to start lecturing or losing her temper, but she can still snark with the best of them.
  • Double Standard: Abuse, Female on Male: She attacks Artemis when she believes he cheated on her with another cat and had a child. No one is bothered by this, especially when it turns out Diana is their kid from the future.
  • Dude, She's Like, in a Coma!: The S movie has Luna - in her cat form - kiss her sleeping human crush Kakeru. (She was apparently inspired by Usagi's words about Mamoru looking very cute while asleep.)
  • Eccentric Mentor: Blame Queen Serenity for removing her memories.
  • Exposition Beam: One of her abilities. She uses it to restore the girls' memories in the second season.
  • Facepalm: Being a cat, she facepaws in Act 3 of Crystal when Usagi does a Suspiciously Specific Denial.
  • Free-Range Pets: Regularly goes out investigating by herself and even set up a secret base in the Game Center. It's justified as Luna is an alien cat who understands humans.
  • Herald: Originally when she first appears to Sailor Moon.
  • Hypocritical Humor: When she merely thinks Diana is the lovechild of Artemis and another cat, she violently rages at him. Fast-forward to Sailor Stars, where she openly fawns over Yaten, perfectly fine with the fact that Artemis knows.
  • Interspecies Romance: She gets a crush on Hot Scientist Kakeru in the S movie and the short manga story it was based of. Then in Stars she gets a brief crush on Yaten.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She has her moments of Jerkass-ness in the 90s anime. Still, she's a good-hearted cat deep down and sticks by Usagi's side when it counts.
  • Karma Houdini: She's never really held accountable for her poor treatment of Artemis nor does she ever do anything to make it up to him when she tried to cheat on him with Kakeru or when she slashed his face thinking Diana was his illegitimate child.
  • Kick the Dog: In the 90s anime, a lot of Luna's exasperation came from dealing with Usagi's immaturity, but there were times when she was just mean to her for no reason. She does the same thing to Artemis as well, but shows far more violence in dealing with him.
  • Leitmotif: She has her own theme music that plays whenever she gives the Sailor Guardians new items.
  • Live Mink Coat: In an episode, Usagi uses the Disguise Pen to put herself in fancy clothes for sneaking in a posh reception... and she wears a disgruntled Luna around her neck as a fur stole.
  • Ms. Exposition: Both Luna and Artemis tend to work as the ones to deliver exposition.
  • Odango Hair: In her human form in the manga.
  • Odd Friendship: With Yaten in the fifth and final story arc. For a time, she's the only one Yaten willingly allows herself to accept as a friend.
  • Only Sane Woman: Regards herself as this sometimes.
  • Parrot Pet Position: She and Artemis frequently ride on one of the Guardians' shoulders.
  • Purple Is the New Black: It's not exactly clear if she's meant to be purple or black.
  • Rescue Romance: Her crushes on humans start when both of them save her: Kakeru pulls a Diving Save when she's about to be run over by a car, Yaten saves her from birds.
  • Sixth Ranger: Only in the live-action series as Sailor Luna.
  • Stellar Name: Her name is Latin for moon.
  • Tsundere: Type A towards Artemis. Also towards Usagi, in a non-sexual way.
  • The Unfair Sex: Luna gives Artemis nothing but grief when she thinks he's being unfaithful, but when Luna shows romantic interest in somebody else everybody gushes about Luna finding love.
  • Vague Age: Though she is technically Really 700 Years Old, her physical age is uncertain and even seems to vary between incarnations. It's particularly notable in the live-action series, where her cat form sounds and acts identical to her anime counterpart (who is a full-grown cat), but when she transforms into a human, she takes on the form of a young child.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: She and Usagi form a strong bond over the course of the series, but Luna is frequently frustrated with Usagi and both deliver Amusing Injuries to each other.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has dark blue or purple hair in her human form, just like in her cat form.

    Artemis 

Artemis

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Click to see them in the 90s anime 
Voiced by: Yasuhiro Takato (first anime), Youhei Oobayashi (Crystal) (JP), Kappei Yamaguchi (PGSM, JP), Ron Rubin (DiC and Cloverway), Johnny Yong Bosch (Viz) (EN), Salvador Delgado (LatAm), Marcelo Campos (PT-BR, Classic), Carlos Silveira (PT-BR, R-Stars), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Kenji Himeno


  • Adaptational Badass: In Codename: Sailor V, he's useless in battle. In the first anime he could fight off a Cardian, and the first thing he does in the main series and Sailor Moon Crystal is to shatter the crystal weapon that Zoisite was about to kill Sailor Moon with.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: Much like Luna, he's very much this to Minako, especially in Codename: Sailor V where he's constantly trying to keep Minako from slacking off.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: In Makaiju arc of the first anime, a Cardian curbstomped and depowered Sailor Moon. When Sailor Moon returned with a power up, we found out that Artemis has fought the Cardian all the time and even scratched it, doing better than Sailor Moon herself. Granted, Sailor Moon's power was decreasing at the time, but still...
  • Big Brother Mentor: Minako's mentor, and she never considered him a pet, more like a brother.
  • Bishōnen: A very pretty boy in human form, complete with long hair and a partly visible midriff. This makes his Gender-Blender Name even funnier.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: He's very clever and does have some powers of his own (more obviously so in the manga, but it's there in the anime too — see Beware the Nice Ones above), but is far more laid-back and less active than Luna, and is perfectly willing to kick back and catch up on his sleep while everyone else does the heavy lifting.
  • Butt-Monkey: Especially in the anime. His manga self takes far less abuse (unless we count the Codename: Sailor V manga.)
  • Deadpan Snarker: Indeed. Like when the sailorscouts were at a beach, looking at guys through binoculars.
    Artemis: They come to this great beach, and all they do is ogle boys!
  • Dogged Nice Guy: To Luna, who is Tsundere for him.
  • Dude, She's Like, in a Coma!: In the Sailor V manga, he walks into Minako's bedroom while she's asleep and licks her face to wake her up. It would be pretty creepy if he wasn't a cat.
  • Eccentric Mentor: Blame Queen Serenity for removing his memories. Though in the manga, his are more intact than Luna's as he knows the Moon Princess' real identity from the start.
  • Enlightenment Superpowers: How he obtains his transformation in a human form and Minako's Super form.
  • Gender-Blender Name: This is mentioned in the Sailor V manga, when Minako points out that he's a male cat with a goddess' name. Although the Greek name Artemis is actually gender neutral, it just so happens that its most famous holder is a goddess.
  • Interspecies Romance: Has a tendency to be subject to this.
    • Occasionally, there are hints of him having a crush on Minako. At one point in the manga, he peeps on her in the bathroom, and in the one anime episode, he presents her with roses to cheer her up.
    • In one chapter of Codename: Sailor V, he crushes a dog named Luna-chan. Who turns out to be a male villain in disguise.
    • In an episode of Super S. He seems to be attracted to a Catholic nun named Sister Maria, but it turns out he was fantasizing about cat marriage in a Catholic church.
  • Live Mink Coat: In the opening sequence for the S movie, Minako tries on several outfits in a retail shop. The last one is a super-revealing dress topped with a full length fur coat, and she's also wearing a fastidiated Artemis as a stole.
  • Long-Haired Pretty Boy: His human form in the manga.
  • Mystical White Hair: His human form, only seen in the Sailor Moon manga.
  • Nose Bleed of Lust: In the manga's Princess Kayuga short story, he does this after seeing Luna transform into a human girl. (In the "Sailor Moon S" anime movie, he is not present when she transforms.)
  • Only Friend: Between the end of Sailor V and Minako joining the team, her social life is so wrecked that Artemis is her only friend for a while.
  • Only Sane Man: Perhaps to an even bigger degree than Luna.
  • Parrot Pet Position: He and Luna frequently ride on one of the Guardians' shoulders.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: He gradually becomes Minako's closest and most consistent friend and vice-versa. A crush on her is hinted a couple of times, but nothing comes of it, and Luna is his true love anyway.
  • Super Strength: In the SuperS arc of the manga, when Minako is dropped through a trap door by one of the Lemures, Artemis manages to grab her hand and keep her from falling.
  • Taught by Television: He takes advantage of this trope in the Codename: Sailor V manga: as soon as he learns that Minako has this ability, he creates the Sailor V Game for the only purpose of training her, and succeeds. The Sailor V Game has also been used in the Sailor Moon manga to train Sailor Moon in the use of the Moon Stick.
  • They Fight Crime!: She's a goddess reincarnated as a cute middle schooler, he's a talking cat from outer space, together they fight against Dark Agency.
  • Trickster Mentor: As shown by his creation of the Sailor V Game (see above) and when he took advantage of Minako going overweight due too much chocolate to literally trick her into putting up muscles (to Minako, all the exercise she was doing was supposed only to make her slim again, only to notice at the end of the battle that her Sailor V outfit was still too tigh because she had exercised enough to get the weight back in muscles).

    Diana 

Diana

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Voiced by: Kumiko Nishihara (first anime), Shoko Nakagawa (Crystal) (JP), Loretta Jafelice (series), Naomi Emmerson (Black Dream Hole) (Cloverway), and Debi Derryberry (Viz) (EN), Cony Madera (LatAm), Fátima Noya (PT-BR, SuperS), Cristiane Bullara (PT-BR, Stars), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT)


  • Badass Adorable: More in the manga and Crystal than in the anime.
  • Cat Girl: In the manga, she can take on human shape in times of crisis. Unlike Luna and Artemis, she keeps her tail when human.
  • Children Are Innocent: Generally a sweet, friendly, and curious little kitten, though she can also be timid and naïve.
  • Cute Kitten: Her parents are cute too, but Diana takes the cuteness Up to Eleven. Just look at her!
  • The Generic Girl: Doesn't get fleshed out much like her parents do and doesn't do much other than being Chibi-Usa's animal companion.
  • Head Pet: Often sits on Chibi-Usa's head.
  • Kid from the Future: Luna and Artemis's daughter.
  • Nice Girl: While Luna is a Jerk with a Heart of Gold and both her parents are very snarky, Diana is the nicest of the three.
  • Odango Hair: Her human form in the manga.
  • Tagalong Kid: She's the only child among the cats, just as her charge is youngest of the Sailor Guardians.
  • Wise Beyond Her Years: She's generally portrayed as rather innocent, but on many occasions reveals herself as extremely perceptive. In the manga, Sailor Pluto even trusts her to guard the Time Gate for short periods of time.
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The Sailor Starlights/Three Lights

    General 
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Click to see them as the Three Lights 

  • Adaptational Personality Change: As a group of soldiers, their anime counterparts are colder and more standoffish than their manga counterparts. As civilians, the change to their individual personalities is quite noticeable; Taiki, while still cordial, became a bit cynical and once dismissed Ami's belief in dreams and romance; Seiya, who was serious and pensive like Anime!Taiki, became playful, cocky, and flirtatious; Yaten, who in the manga was a lot like Anime!Seiya, became a blunt and snarky tsundere.
  • Amazon Brigade: A three-member version of one. Even in the 90's anime, they count because they're only male when they're not transformed, and even that is not their true form.
  • Ambiguous Situation: What specific celestial bodies, if any, they are the Sailor Guardian of, given that they refer to Kinmoku as their homeworld and Princess Kakyuu is the guardian of the planet. The anime pictures Kinmoku with three moons, which may be what the Starlights represent.
  • Ascended Extra: All of them; Naoko Takeuchi herself didn't quite understand why they were given such a major role in the anime, though this continues the trend of the 90's anime where it gave minor characters and minor supporting characters from the manga larger roles in the anime.
  • Attractive Bent-Gender: Undoubtedly easy on the eyes as women and men.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Their sailor uniforms leave their midriffs exposed.
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Yaten, Taiki and Seiya respectively. This is particularly shown in the manga when Michiru, Ami, and Haruka are shown up by each of them respectively and are pretty sore about it.
  • Bifauxnen: In the manga, while in their civilian forms.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: Taiki has brown hair, but still fits in between light-haired Yaten and dark-haired Seiya.
  • Combination Attack: "Starlights Fusion Tempest!" It's only named in the musicals, but something similar appears in the second-to-last episode, and it's one of the only attacks to hurt Galaxia.
  • The Dividual: In the manga, they were intended to be this, much like Haruka and Michiru. Being Ascended Extras in the anime, though, they were given different personalities and some episodes that starred them individually.
  • Dub Name Change: In the original English manga, they become Seiya Lights, Taiki Lights and Yaten Lights.
  • Dressed Like a Dominatrix: Their outfits look like shiny-black leather full of straps that reveal a lot.
  • Freudian Trio: In the manga, Yaten is the Id, Taiki is the Ego and Seiya is the Superego. This is an interesting example as the Superego in this case is in charge of the group.
  • Foil: To Uranus and Neptune during the S season. Both groups were distant towards Sailor Moon and her guardians, refused to work with them, and had their own missions that they didn't want them to be a part of. However, Uranus and Neptune were recently awakened and inexperienced soldiers who didn't know much about their enemy and with only premonitions to kickstart their mission, and underestimated Sailor Moon's abilities. The Starlights on the other hand, had been active and experienced soldiers for a while (judging from their dialogue and flashbacks), knew exactly who their enemy was and exactly what they were capable of, had their mission to find Princess Kakyuu after she fled kickstarted with their planet's destruction, and noticed Sailor Moon's powerful abilities right off the bat, realized her power could prove useful to the point of agreeing to form an alliance with her (an alliance that never came to be due to Uranus and Neptune's intervention).
  • Good Is Not Nice: They're a bit distant and standoffish towards the Earth Senshi, but they are still good guys determined to protect their princess.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: Their sailor uniforms.
  • Hide Your Lesbians: Giving them a Gender Bender in the anime was allegedly to avoid repeating the controversy of Haruka and Michiru.
  • Human Aliens: Apparently a given for the Sailor Moon universe.
  • In the Name of the Moon: "Sailor Starlights, stage on!"
  • Leitmotif: They had their own transformation music, attack music, and also a unique whistling theme that played to herald their appearance.
  • Meaningful Name: Seiya means "field of stars", Taiki means "atmosphere", and Yaten means "night sky". Also the "three lights" are a Shinto concept, meaning the sun, moon and stars (represented by Seiya, Taiki and Yaten respectively).
  • New Transfer Student: While the Sailor Starlights are already known to the cast due to being super famous Idol Singers, they join the cast proper when they transfer in. The manga had already introduced them much sooner, however, which doesn't quite match this trope (they transfer into Juuban High to stay close to Usagi), but the anime plays it almost completely straight (where they're simply searching for Princess Kakyuu.)
  • Not So Different: Yaten and Taiki's situation is much like that of Chibiusa's in the R season: They were survivors of dire situations and had important missions to find something (the Silver Crystal for Chibiusa) or someone (Princess Kakyuu for the Starlights) that could help them save their homes and their people, but had to put up with a frustrating person who was supposed to be a leader, but was really irresponsible and childish (Usagi to Chibiusa and Seiya to Yaten and Taiki).
  • Personality Blood Types: Subverted. Their blood types are given (Seiya is O, Taiki is AB and Yaten is B) but don't quite fit their personalities like the main cast do.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: The 1990s anime's Transformation Sequences for the Sailor Starlights involved the background and their bodies changing from blue to pink as they changed from their male disguises to their true female forms.
  • Power Gives You Wings: In the manga, they can grow wings and fly in space, along with Princess Kakyuu, Eternal Sailor Moon, and Sailor Chibi Chibi.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Their incredibly long ponytails. Only added because Takeuchi was told short-haired wigs are hard to make for dolls.
  • Samurai Ponytail: They wear long, low, tidy ponytails. Naoko Takeuchi only added this feature when she was told that short-haired dolls were harder to make.
  • Short Hair with Tail: They all have this hairstyle, both to show their masculine vs. feminine traits and because Takeuchi was told that short-haired wigs would be difficult to make for dolls.
  • Signature Move: Fighter: "Star Serious Laser!" Maker: "Star Gentle Uterus!" Healer: "Star Sensitive Inferno!"
  • Something About a Rose: Each regularly wears a rose in civilian form (red for Seiya, white for Taiki and yellow for Yaten to represent the sun, moon and stars).
  • Stripperiffic: Their guardian forms are some of the most revealing outfits in the series. It's even more ironic when you consider the fact that they all dress as guys in civilian forms.
  • Super Gender-Bender: In the anime, where they actually are male in their civilian forms instead of just pretending to be.
  • Survivor Guilt: In the anime, they are the last survivors of their planet. After Kakyuu dies, they strike back against Galaxia for no other reason than vengeance, stating that without her, they have no reason to live. Their attack fails and they get battered for their troubles, but not killed, leaving them to lament at how they've survived once more.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The Starlights as a whole are the Tomboy to Princess Kakyu's Girly Girl.
  • Town Girls: Seiya as the Butch, Yaten as the Femme and Taiki as the Neither. Yaten is the Femme as the others are more manly-looking and also behave more masculine than she.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: In the manga, where they're only disguised as boys rather than transformed into them.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Grade A when transformed due to their short shorts and thigh high boots.

    Seiya Kou/Sailor Star Fighter 

Seiya Kou/Sailor Star Fighter

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Click to see her as Sailor Star Fighter 

Voiced by: Shiho Niiyama (JP), Melissa Hutchison (EN), Irwin Daayán and Mónica Villaseñor (LatAm), Marcelo Campos and Eleonora (Prado PT-BR), Rogério Jacques (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Sayuri Katayama, Chinatsu Akiyama, Meiku Harukawa

  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Black hair in the anime, navy hair in the musicals. It's not quite clear which is correct in the manga.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: Seiya became a Hot-Blooded, playful, flirtatious person in the 90s anime, which contrasts heavily with the manga where she is serious and polite.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: Implied to have feelings for Princess Kakyuu. She more obviously has feelings for Usagi, but she's already in love with Mamoru.
  • Badass Gay: Since her male form is just a disguise. Being in love with Usagi (and, it's implied, Princess Kakyuu) doesn't stop her from being a dedicated asskicker.
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: The Brawn to Yaten's Beauty and Taiki's Brains.
  • Bifauxnen and Lad-ette: To Haruka, although this switches between the manga and the anime. In the anime, she is The Lad-ette to Haruka's Bifauxnen, but it's the other way around in the manga.
  • The Big Girl: The strongest of the Starlights. She replaces Haruka as the star athlete player at Usagi's school, which annoys Haruka.
  • By the Power of Grayskull!: Fighter Star Power, Make Up!
  • Chivalrous Pervert: She who comes damn close to stealing Usagi away, but in the end doesn't take advantage of her when she's at her most vulnerable.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: In the 90's anime. Seiya may be an irresponsible, childish, goof at times, but as Sailor Star Fighter, she makes it clear she means business.
  • Frickin' Laser Beams: Her attack, aptly named "Star Serious Laser".
  • Homoerotic Subtext: She kisses Usagi on the lips in the manga, and her crush is made quite obvious.
  • Kiddie Kid: In the 90's anime. Like Usagi, Seiya can be quite childish, as pointed by Rei in episode 173 and Yaten in episode 174.
  • The Leader: Of the Sailor Starlights.
  • Lovable Jock: Plays American football at Usagi's high school and is often the friendliest of the Starlights.
  • Loving a Shadow: It's speculated that Seiya's crush on Usagi may have come from how similar she was to the Starlight's leader, Princess Kakyuu.
  • Not So Different:
    • From Haruka Tenou/Sailor Uranus. While neither of them get along, both of them are the leaders of their respective groups (The Outer Soldiers for Uranus and the Sailor Starlights for Fighter), dress as men (for Seiya, crossdressing in the manga and a physical disguise in the anime), are dedicated to their respective missions, refused to work with Sailor Moon and her guardians, and are huge flirts. Not surprising when one remembers Naoko Takeuchi based Seiya's personality off of Haruka's.
    • From Minako Aino/Sailor Venus. Both are spunky, athletic, heartthrobs who are the leaders of their respective groups (though Minako's role as the leader is non-existent in the anime) and are devoted to their princesses.
    • From Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon. They both can be irresponsible and childish, have their priorities out of order, and sometimes do less than their teammates (in Usagi's case, her teammates do more to weaken monsters while she usually just does the finishing blow, while in Seiya's case, her teammates are more concerned with completing their mission while Seiya was busy hanging out with Usagi).
  • Romantic Runner-Up: She ultimately loses out to Mamoru for Usagi's affections, though not for lack of trying. It's implied she had unrequited feelings for Princess Kakyuu as well.
  • The Stoic: In the manga. While Seiya does show gentle expressions at times, she is usually more serious-looking.

    Taiki Kou/Sailor Star Maker 

Taiki Kou/Sailor Star Maker

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Click to see her as Sailor Star Maker 

Voiced by: Narumi Tsunoda (JP), Erika Harlacher (EN), José Gilberto Vilchis and Norma Echeverría (LatAm), Tatá Guarnieri and Denise Simonetto (PT-BR)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Hikari Ono, Akiko Nakayama, Riona Tatemichi

  • Badass Bookworm: She is both a badass fighter and a studious intellectual. Takes her schoolwork so seriously that she manages to get higher scores than Ami at one point.
  • Bifauxnen: A very handsome-looking girl with a nice personality to match.
  • Brainy Brunette: The most intelligent of the trio and she has brown hair.
  • By the Power of Grayskull!: Maker Star Power, Make Up!
  • Energy Ball: Her attack is a barrage of balls of light.
  • Irony: Taiki is against working with Earth's Sailor Soldiers, yet her image song "Combining Strengths" is about joining forces with the solar system's soldiers to beat Galaxia.
  • Not So Above It All: In "Luna Saw It?! Idol Yaten's True Face", she chastises Yaten for being unfriendly towards their fans, but in "Taiki Sings With Excellence! A Song Carries a Believing Heart's Wish", she was irritated at the way their fans constantly hounded them for autographs and was frustrated by those fans who knew nothing about them and were only interested in their looks, which was exactly what Yaten had complained about episodes earlier.
  • Only Sane Man: She appears to be the most coolheaded Starlight.
  • Purely Aesthetic Glasses: She has good eyesight, but wears glasses sometimes.
  • Silly Rabbit, Idealism Is for Kids!: In the anime, she challenges Ami's beliefs in dreams, believing dreams and romance aren't that important.
  • Someone Else's Problem: Cares not for Sailor Moon, her guardians, or the fate of Earth. She hoped the Earth's Senshi would draw Galaxia's attention so she, Yaten, and Seiya could complete their mission and leave Earth unnoticed. She even said she hoped the battle between Sailor Moon and Galaxia would get really fierce. She changes this mindset in the last few episodes.
  • The Smart Guy: Of the Sailor Starlights.
  • The Stoic: She's usually friendly, but always keeps a serious expression.

    Yaten Kou/Sailor Star Healer 

Yaten Kou/Sailor Star Healer

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Click to see her as Sailor Star Healer 

Voiced by: Chika Sakamoto (JP), Sarah Williams (EN), Sergio Bonilla and Circe Luna (LatAm), Rodrigo Andreatto and Letícia Quinto (PT-BR). Miguel Feijão (Taiki and Yaten PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Momoko Okuyama, Mikako Tabe, Saki Matsuda

  • Adaptational Personality Change: In the manga and the early musicals, she was a much more upbeat, lighthearted and sometimes silly character, but in the anime she's colder, blunt, and sarcastic. However, she is shown to have a sense of humor, letting out a few belly laughs at times, and had a few silly moments in episode 186.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Capable of much more than she lets on. She just hates doing anything the least bit strenuous (except fighting as Star Healer) and has "never carried anything heavier than chopsticks". At least in the manga. Not so much in the anime.
  • Brutal Honesty: She will tell you exactly what she thinks, regardless of how harsh it is.
  • By the Power of Grayskull!: Healer Star Power, Make Up!
  • Cute Bruiser: Is the smallest of the Starlights, but was able to stop a punch from Makoto and push her to the ground.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She has her moments.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Slowly opens up to other characters and eventually shows that she does care.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Played with, she is commented on by her fangirls to be the "pretty boy" of the band, but she is actually a lady after all, and is in fact the girliest-looking compared to the other two.
  • Ineffectual Loner: Doesn't like to socialize or do much besides look for the princess. Her teammates are afraid that her antisocial nature could hurt their plan by making them lose fans.
  • Introverted Cat Person: In "Luna Saw it?! Idol Yaten's True Face", Yaten quickly forms a bond with Luna and is the only one she shows absolute kindness and affection towards. It's worth noting that it was Luna's bravery in fighting Sailor Iron Mouse that inspired new hope in Yaten to complete her mission and to help Sailor Moon and co. defeat the Phage. Healer even outright stated that she was only helping them for Luna's sake.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's harsh, cynical, vain, and holds grudges easily, but she can be really caring. After Luna attacked Sailor Iron Mouse and was injured by her, Yaten cradles her before leaving her with Artemis and tells Sailor Moon that she's only helping her out of admiration for Luna's brave actions. When Seiya passes out at their concert, Yaten looks horrified and incredibly concerned as she checks on her, and when Seiya is venting out her frustrations on their lack of progress at finding their princess, Yaten was worried and had been talked out of following Seiya when she stormed out of their apartment by Taiki. When Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, and Venus, protected the Starlights from Galaxia's attack, Healer kneels down to them and emotionally asks them why they would do that for them.
  • Married to the Job: She's so devoted to her life as Kakyuu's Sailor Guardian that she makes Minako look like an aversion.
  • Mistaken for Gay: A nosy idol assumes this of Yaten based on her lack of interest in dating. The truth is Yaten just didn't care for her personality and was too focused on her mission to consider pursuing a relationship.
  • Mystical White Hair: Technically silver hair, and is a superpowered magical girl.
  • Non-Indicative Name: Star Sensitive Inferno takes the form of lightning.
  • Not So Different: From Rei Hino/Sailor Mars. They're both haughty Tsunderes with tempers, they're both spiritually inclined, they both have little disagreements with a certain Soldier of Venus, and they both often clash with their respective leaders. And while Rei is fiery and passionate when she chews people out, Yaten is cooler and snarkier.
  • Odd Friendship: Even though she generally avoids interacting with anyone, she forms a good friendship with Luna.
  • Shock and Awe: Her attack takes the form of lightning.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: She acts so delicate in everyday life that you'd never guess she was a Sailor Guardian or that she's physically stronger than Makoto.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: In the anime.
  • Vanity Is Feminine: Both the most feminine and most vain of the three.

Others

    Phobos and Deimos 

Phobos and Deimos

  • Alien Animals: In the manga, they're revealed to be from the same planet as Sailor Lead Crow.
  • Clever Crows: In the manga, they aren't ordinary crows... They're shapeshifting aliens from the planet Coronis whose job is is to protect Sailor Mars. (They aren't this in the anime, only appear briefly as the shrine's pets, and aren't named at all in the live action.)
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: In human form, one wears red and one wears purple. The manga is in black and white, but Deimos's outfit is darker, indicating that she is the one in purple.
  • Demoted to Extra: In pretty much all adaptations. Their most prominent role is in the manga.
  • Familiar: To Rei/Sailor Mars.
  • Famous Last Words:
    Phobos: "You betrayed our allies on our mother planet, Coronis?"
    Deimos: "You betrayed Sailor Coronis?"
  • Gender-Blender Name: The crows are female, but are named after male deities.
  • Humanity Ensues: In the manga only, they become human briefly during the Dead Moon Circus arc to give Sailor Mars her Sailor Crystal.
  • Meaningful Name: They're named after Mars's two moons.
  • Mentor Mascot: They appear to play a similar role as the cats, although we don't see them do it much.
  • Religious and Mythological Theme Naming: Directly named for Mars's moons, but by extension, have the names of the sons of Ares (the Greek equivalent of Mars) and the embodiments of fear and terror respectively.
  • Single-Minded Twins: In the little screentime that they receive, they seem to act like this.
  • Stellar Name: Phobos and Deimos are the names of Mars's satellites.
  • Theme Twin Naming: They are named for Mars' two moons.

    Helios/Pegasus 

Helios/Pegasus

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Voiced by: Taiki Matsuno (JP), Robert Bosckstael (Cloverway), Chris Niosi (Viz) (EN), Luis Daniel Ramírez (LatAm), António Semedo (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Yuuta Enomoto, Hikaru Hirayama


  • Allegorical Character: The personification of dreams and faith. Chibi-Usa is content to befriend him and keep their dream pure (despite being tempted to do more). This is in direct contrast to Nehellenia, whose corrupted dreams include wanting to own him.
  • Ancient Keeper: The guardian of the dream world of Elysion, of people's dreams and of the Golden Crystal of Endymion.
  • Animorphism: His true form is a humanoid, but he appears to Chibi-Usa as Pegasus the Winged Unicorn because Nehellenia cursed him into that form.
  • Baleful Polymorph: In the manga Helios is cursed by Queen Nehellenia to take on the form of Pegasus, his favorite steed. He's able to temporarily transform back into his human form, but when his strength gives out wings sprout from his back and he transforms back into Pegasus. In contrast, in the 90's anime he's a voluntary shapeshifter.
  • Best Friends-in-Law: Implied. He was Endymion's friend during the Silver Millennium and Chibi-Usa sees him her prince, hinting that he'll one day be Endymion's son-in-law.
  • Bishōnen: In his human form.
  • Boy of My Dreams: Chibiusa meets him in her dreams.
  • A Child Shall Lead Them: Takeuchi describes him as being the physical age of a seventh-grade boy, yet he is the high priest of Elysion. Justified, as he is Really 700 Years Old.
  • Distressed Dude: Helios is caged and held captive by Nehellenia after she takes over Elysion, the holy land that Helios is charged with protecting.
  • Dream Walker: As the protector of people's dreams, he has the ability to enter their dream mirrors. He uses this ability to hide from Nehellenia by entering Chibi-Usa's.
  • Fan Disservice: Seeing Helios' very pretty-looking human form in the nude isn't pleasant since he's unconscious and in Unwilling Suspension with what looks like spider webs. Ew.
  • First-Name Basis: The first time Helios/Pegasus calls Chibiusa by her name is when she finds him after he has been captured by Nehellenia, and Chibiusa comments on that.
  • Flight of Romance: In the anime, Chibiusa goes flying in the dream world with Helios.
  • Interspecies Romance: With Chibiusa, though the trope is only played with, considering Helios is a Bishōnen cursed and forced into the form of a Pegasus in the manga, and is able to shape shift in the to a Pegasus form in the 90's anime.
  • Kiss of Life: After Helios had used up all his energy to protect Usagi and Mamoru and presumably has died, in a last attempt to revive him, Chibiusa kisses him, begging him to do so. And he does.
  • Living MacGuffin: The Dead Moon Circus are stealing dream mirrors in hopes of finding the one containing Pegasus.
  • Man in White: Wears an all-white outfit, fitting for his good, pure and holy character.
  • May–December Romance: Helios has been alive since at least the time of the Silver Millennium, making him potentially thousands of years old versus Chibi Usa, who's 900 years.
  • Mystical White Hair: A magical boy who, in human form, has white hair.
  • Pegasus: The form Helios transforms into in both the anime and manga. In the manga, Pegasus turns out to be Helios's favorite winged steed.
  • Prince Charming: In the manga, Chibi Usa makes a wish for Helios to be her prince one day.
  • Puppy Love: With Chibiusa.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Helios is the head priest of the Elysian Shrine, implied to be the only part of the old Golden Kingdom (the kingdom of Earth from the Silver Millennium i.e. Mamoru's kingdom) to survive and remain intact after Beryl's coup and attack on the Moon Kingdom. And he's been there this whole time.
  • Religious and Mythological Theme Naming: Both of his names are from Greek Mythology. Since Helios is the sun god, he may fill the spot of the nonexistent Sailor Sun.
  • Say My Name: At the end of season 4: "Helios!" "Chibi-usa!" "That's the first time... you said my name."
  • Through a Face Full of Fur: In episode 135 of the anime, Chibi Usa proceeds to change into her night gown in front of Pegasus, causing Pegasus to blush when he sees her half dressed. Even though Pegasus is Human All Along, this scene is Squick worthy for some viewers considering she's a young child and he's a horse, evem if his human form is that of a pre-teen.
  • Winged Unicorn: He's called Pegasus, which he is, but he has a unicorn horn as well.

    The Maenads 

The Maenads

  • Adapted Out: Did not appear in the anime.
  • Ancient Keeper: They are two priestesses who guard a shrine in Elysion and who attend and assist Helios.
  • Crystal Prison: They first appear sleeping in a crystal. Though it's not so much a prison as a safe room because by sleeping, they escape a curse over Elysion.
  • The Dividual: They only appear together and don't have any traits to distinguish them. Not even names.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Their hair is much wavier than Usagi's but otherwise pretty much the same hairstyle.
  • Magical Guide: Together, in their second and final appearance, they guide Chibiusa to Helios.
  • No Name Given: We don't know what their names are.
  • Odango: They both wear them.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Their Girlish Pigtails look about as long as Usagi's.
  • Religious and Mythological Theme Naming: In Greek mythology, the Maenads were nymphs who followed the god Dionysus, although these two don't have much in common with them.

    Chibi Chibi/Sailor Chibi Chibi Moon 

Chibi Chibi/Sailor Chibi Chibi Moon/Sailor Cosmos

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Voiced by: Kotono Mitsuishi (JP), Stephanie Sheh (EN), Patricia Acevedo (LatAm), Isabel Wolmar (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Mao Kawasaki, Mikiko Asuke, Komachi Yuka, Mina Horita, Yamaguchi Hinari, Niitsu Chise, Satomi Ookubo


  • Adaptation Personality Change: In the manga, Chibi Chibi is more mature and less childlike. She also can form more speech than just parroting "Chibi Chibi".
  • Adapted Out: Chibi Chibi does appear in the anime, but not Sailor Cosmos.
  • Ambiguous Situation: Naoko Takeuchi describes her as the ultimate form of Sailor Moon, but doesn't really elaborate what that means. Is she a future reincarnation? Usagi from an alternate timeline or universe? Or something else entirely?
  • Badass Adorable: Being both a cute little girl and a sailor soldier.
  • Big Eater: She has a real Sweet Tooth.
  • Butterfly of Death and Rebirth: Stars apparently uses butterflies as a symbol for her as the Light of Hope.
  • Cheerful Child: She is perpetually cute and cheerful.
  • Children Are Innocent: She's only 2-3 years old, too young to be anything other than innocent.
  • Cousin Oliver: Precociously adorable kid introduced in the series' last season. Thankfully she proved to be pretty popular, and in the west was actually more popular than Chibiusa.
  • Cute Mute: For a long time, she's only heard saying "Chibi Chibi!" In the anime she also echoes bits of other people's words and sentences because, since she's so little, she's still learning to speak.
  • The Cutie: An adorable and innocent little girl. Even according to Usagi, she's much sweeter than Chibiusa.
  • Death of a Child: In the last episode of the 1990s anime, the Big Bad herself, Galaxia possessed by Chaos, slashes the sword of sealing which transforms into a dying Chibi Chibi Moon. As Sailor Moon sadly cradles her, she disappears and dies in her arms. And what's worse, her physical form is that of a baby!
  • Decomposite Character: In the original anime, she and Usagi are officially separate entities, whereas in the manga, she is the ultimate form of Sailor Moon.
  • Dimension Lord: If her name is anything to go by, the manga's Sailor Cosmos might be a benign version of this trope. In the Bad Future whence she hails, all of her allies, every Sailor Soldier, and every life, is long dead, and she is the only one still left fighting Chaos, in its purest form. The name "Cosmos" refers to her role to defend the universe.
  • Enemy Within: Inverted in the anime. She is Sailor Galaxia's Star Seed.
  • Feather Motif: Like Eternal Sailor Moon, she gains feathered wings in her transformation as Sailor Cosmos.
  • Free-Range Children: And she's only a toddler. Her strolling off becomes a plot point of one episode.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Like Usagi and Chibiusa she has pigtails combined with the Odango hairstyle.
  • Guardian of the Multiverse: In her true form as Sailor Cosmos, she is apparently this besides watching over the Galaxy Cauldron.
  • Hair Decorations: Heart-shaped orbs in her odangos as Sailor Chibi Chibi Moon.
  • Humanity Ensues: 1990s anime only, where she is Sailor Galaxia's Star Seed having taken a human form.
  • Is That Cute Kid Yours?: What people ask Usagi about Chibi Chibi.
  • Kid Hero: The most extreme example in the series, as she is only two or three years old and can't even talk full sentences.
  • Line-of-Sight Name: In the Manga, Usagi's mom asks if she's related to Chibiusa, promting Chibi Chibi's first use of Pokémon Speak.
  • Living MacGuffin: What macguffin depends on the version. In the manga, her true form is Sailor Cosmos; in the anime, she's Galaxia's Star Seed.
  • Mystical White Hair: As Sailor Cosmos.
  • Nice Girl: Usagi admits that she's much nicer than Chibi-Usa. This is probably why many western fans liked her better.
  • Odango Hair: And they're heart shaped!
  • Pokémon Speak: She was named after the only word she could say at the time.
  • Power Gives You Wings: In the manga.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Up to Eleven in her case. Being physically only two or three, she's either the Star Seed of Sailor Galaxia or the ultimate form of Sailor Moon.
  • Screw Yourself: Okay, it never got to "screwing", but in the manga Sailor Cosmos kissed Sailor Moon. Sailor Cosmos is (apparently) Sailor Moon from a Bad Future.
  • Set Right What Once Went Wrong: In the manga, she's actually Sailor Cosmos who's tired of fighting a war against a reborn Sailor Chaos. She's come to the past to try to convince Eternal Sailor Moon to destroy the Galaxy Cauldron and prevent Chaos from achieving its Sailor form.
  • Shaped Like Itself: In the manga, Usagi asks Chibi Chibi who she truly is. Chibi Chibi responds with something among the lines of "I am I." Usagi contemplates it seriously for a moment before getting annoyed that Chibi Chibi completely dodged the question.
  • Sixth Ranger: A final season addition to the Sailor Guardians.
  • Suicidal Cosmic Temper Tantrum: Sailor Cosmos intends to do this in the canon story, and is only persuaded not to do so by Sailor Moon's belief that the beauty of life more than makes up for eternal war.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: A replacement for Chibiusa, after the latter is Put on a Bus.
  • Tagalong Kid: Displaces Chibi-Usa in the role, being even younger than her, although less of a Bratty Half-Pint.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: She's fully willing to let the Galaxy Cauldron be destroyed to destroy Chaos once and for all to prevent the creation of Sailor Chaos, even if it means that it dooms the galaxy, or even the entire universe to a slow and steady death as no new stars will be able to be born. She knows it's a Sadistic Choice either way, but after a fruitless battle with Sailor Chaos, she'd rather prefer that everything ends with a whimper rather than a bang.
  • Woman in White: As Sailor Cosmos.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: A dark shade of pink hair.

    Princess Kakyuu 

Princess Kakyuu

Voiced by: Sakiko Tamagawa (JP), Allegra Clark (EN), Cony Madera (LatAm), Raquel Marinho (PT-BR), Cristina Cavalinhos (PT)
Portrayed in the musicals by: Satoko Yoshioka, Ai Toyama, Asami Okamura


  • Barrier Warrior: In the anime, she has the power to create force fields to deflect enemy attacks.
  • Big Damn Heroes: In the anime, she appears for the first time by saving Usagi from having her Star Seed taken away by Sailor Lead Crow, as well as neutralising the black hole Crow had summoned (and which had just killed her).
  • Cool Crown: As a princess, she wears one regularly. Unlike the rest of the Sailor Guardians, hers isn't a tiara.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Red hair, red eyes.
  • Death Dealer: Fights by throwing tarots at her targets.
  • Demoted to Extra: While she is a prominent character in the manga, her screen time is significantly reduced in the '90s anime. Notably, she doesn't transform into her Sailor Guardian form as she does in the manga.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: In the anime, she dies in the arms of the Starlights; in the manga, it's in the arms of Sailor Moon.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: She's killed off around two episodes after her introduction, through a Heroic Sacrifice. She revives later.
  • Everything's Better with Princesses: The princess of planet Kinmoku.
  • Expy: Of Helios, in relation to Chibi Chibi but without the Toy Ship.
  • Facial Markings: The one on her forehead. It's a Sweet Osmanthus, called kinmokusei in Japanese
  • Family-Unfriendly Death: Stabbed to death by Sailor Chi. Like everyone else, she gets better.
  • Fiery Redhead: Averted, she's polite and serene. Her NAME means fireball however.
  • Flower Motifs: The sweet olive, aka Osmanthus fragrans. This is part of a multi-layered pun: the Japanese name of her flower is kinmokusei, but -sei (using a different character) is the suffix for indicating the name of a planet. Thus her planet Kinmokusei (Planet Kinmoku) is the same as her flower, the kinmokusei.
  • Human Aliens: Just like the Starlights. It can be assumed that people from Kinmoku would all be like this.
  • In the Back: Sailor Chi kills her by stabbing her from behind.
  • Leitmotif: Has a One-Woman Wail theme that plays whenever she is talked about, when she appears for the first time and when she dies.
  • Magical Girl: She has a Sailor Guardian form called, strangely, Sailor Kakyuu (most would expect Sailor Kinmoku given that she transforms with "Kinmoku Star Power, Make Up!").
  • Meaningful Name: It means "fireball".
  • Petal Power: Her "Kinmoku Fusion Tempest" attack is a blizzard of olive blossoms.
  • Power Gives You Wings: She can grow wings as Sailor Kakyuu.
  • Survivor Guilt: In the manga, it is the Starlights who are killed before her and she is the one who strikes back against Galaxia.
  • Tarot Motifs: As Sailor Kakyuu, her attack is throwing tarot cards at the enemy.
  • We Would Have Told You, But...: Kakyuu could have gotten out of the small kettle Chibi-Chibi kept on her own, but she was injured after escaping her doomed planet and wanted to wait for the right moment to reveal herself since Galaxia was focusing all efforts on finding her and her alone.
  • The Worf Effect: With fatal consequences, in the anime.

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