Originally from a prosperous civilization on the Moon known as the Moon Kingdom , she was reborn on Earth and re-awoke as the leader of the Sailor Senshi. The latter derives from an Asian folktale about a rabbit that is said to reside on the Moon. Naoko Takeuchi included many occultist arts to finely detail each character. For Usagi, these things include:. Usagi has blue eyes and long golden hair that she wears in odango.
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The definition of the magical girl genre, Sailor Moon is a beloved manga and television series that has grown in popularity. If anyone in North America is going to know anything about anime, they'll know about this show, as it's probably the most recognizable mainstream anime title of them all. However, questionable censorship has led to arguments between fans about whether the English dub hurt the show's LGBT representation and other elements, since it heavily edited the show's content. Though a lot of this content was added back in thanks to the re-dubbing being done by Viz Media and the Sailor Moon Crystal series. The version of Sailor Moon released in America that was produced by DiC for the first two seasons and dubbing studio Optimum Productions had a lot of censorship, which included the removal of near-nudity and violence, plus the infamous addition of kissing cousins. Even when a new producer, Cloverway, teamed up with YTV to localize episodes in the US and dub the third and fourth seasons along with Optimum Productions , the censorship continued. The show was originally dubbed in Canada, which is often forgotten.
Sailor Moon is a long-running anime series based on the popular manga series Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon that ran in Japan from to However the series was a failure and was cancelled after 65 episodes. However in Canada the series was so popular that the final 17 episodes of the second season Sailor Moon R were dubbed and aired to much success. The series became a ratings success and the the final 17 episodes were exclusively hosted on Toonami as "The Lost Episodes". Cloverway Inc, later licensed the 3rd and 4th seasons and they premiered on Toonami throughout
She is introduced in chapter 1, "Usagi — Sailor Moon" originally published in Japan's Nakayoshi magazine on December 28, , as a carefree schoolgirl who can transform into Sailor Moon. Luna reveals that Usagi is destined to save Earth from the forces of evil and gives her a brooch to transform into Sailor Moon. As Usagi matures, she becomes a powerful warrior and protects her adopted home planet, Earth, from villains who wish to harm it. Usagi is depicted as usually carefree and cheerful, but with cry-baby tendencies that show themselves when things don't go her way.