List of Sailor Moon characters - Wikipedia
Rei & Jadeite Sailor Moon Fan Art, Sailor Mars, Sailor Venus, Sailor Mars and Jedite Sailor Venus, Sailor Mars, Sailor Chibi Moon, Sailor Jupiter. Contents[show] Canon Haruka Tenou and Michiru Kaiou In Sailor Moon, Haruka and In the German dub their relationship was toned down but not removed. Minako Aino better known as Sailor Venus (セーラーヴィーナス, Sērā Vīnasu), is a fictional . Rei uses Minako's weapon, Venus Dagger, in conjunction with her own Mars Dagger in the final battle. I, Takeuchi expresses a desire to explore the possibility of such relationships; unlike the other characters, with Venus and.
Rei is supposed to be the secondary leader, but she is initially both less skilled than Minako and resentful of her advice. Besides the complications from her unnamed illness the doctors in one episode give her six months to liveher obsession with the collective past life makes her feel detached from the world, thinking of her current life as less important. However, she does seem to genuinely love singing, and shows a small mischievous side, especially in her relationship with Artemis.
She seems to be aware of her true position, often endangering herself to protect the real princess, Sailor Moon. She does this because she figures Minako needed to be away from the trappings of stardom for a while. Near the end of the series, it is revealed that there is a surgery which might either correct Minako's condition or kill her early.
She is shown leaving for the hospital, and later that day, Artemis arrives at Rei's temple to tell the girls that Minako has died. She did, however, leave each of them a note giving her goodbyes.
Though Minako dies before the final battle, Usagi's use of the Silver Crystal in the finale gives her a second chance at life. Sailor Venus wears a sailor suit colored in orange choker, collar, center of front bow, elbow fittings on her gloves, skirt, earrings, and a matching set of orange ankle-strap heelsnavy blue front bow and yellow tiara gem and back bowand retains the red bow she wears as a civilian.
In the live-action series, this bow appears only when she is in one of her Guardian forms, and has a gem in the center. In the manga, live-action series and Sailor Moon Crystalshe wears an item called the Wink Chain around her waist, which she sometimes uses as a weapon.
She is given specific titles throughout the various series, including Soldier of Love,  Soldier of Love and Hope,  and Soldier of Love and Beauty.
Unlike the other Soldiers, her special abilities are not derived from the element in her planet's name, but are instead based on the concept of love, a reference to the Roman goddess of love, Venus.
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Sailor Venus is the de jure leader of the Sailor Soldiers in their mission to protect Princess Serenity. She bears the crescent moon symbol on her forehead in place of a tiara just as she did when she was Sailor Vand wears a crown with a fake Silver Crystal on it. In the manga she does not have a different title or a crown, but she does retain the crescent moon on her forehead until Usagi is revealed as the princess. The first takes place in Act 39 of the manga, when she obtains the Venus Crystal and her outfit becomes similar to that of Super Sailor Moon.
She is not given a new title.
She was the leader of those who protected Princess Serenity of the Moon Kingdom. As Princess Venusshe dwelt in Magellan Castle and wore a yellow gown—she appears in this form in the original manga, as well as in supplementary art. Sailor V, it is shown that she was loved by Adonis, a foot soldier in her army, who was later under the command of Endymion.
His love went unnoticed by her, and he became a villain working for the Dark Agency after he was reborn. In the Original Picture Collection Vol.
I, Takeuchi expresses a desire to explore the possibility of such relationships;  unlike the other characters, with Venus and Kunzite this is explored within the series. She fought off their lies and obtained her Sailor Crystal. Though some believed that she hated all romance, she once fell in love.
In the side story Casablanca Memory, we learn about Raye's troubled past. Though she dislikes her father, Takashi Hino, she becomes close to his Secretary, Kaidou. As she was growing up, he was the only man who cared for her. Kaidou led Raye to believe that he was only engaged for political reasons. Unfortunately, it was a lie, which Raye immediately called out. If politics were in play, then her father would have arranged for them to be wed. The two separated on good terms, but never saw each other again.
While they try hard in school and help out at home, Serena sleeps in and plays video games instead. She's made to be irresponsible while her other Soldiers have to pick up the slack. In the live action series, Sailor Venus even has trouble believing Serena is a good leader.
The same can be said for Raye. The Sailor of Fire doesn't immediately accept Serena's leadership. Fortunately, Serena doesn't have to try too hard to gain Raye's respect. They become so close that Raye sacrifices herself to protect her princess in the final episodes of the anime. Their bond of friendship still burns bright, from the past to present. Raye saw significant changes from her manga version. In the manga, Raye was reserved, quiet, and classy. In the anime, she is obsessed with getting a boyfriend and loves pop culture.
It's rumored that Kunihiko Ikuhara, who Directed the original anime series, caused the changes. The anime focused more on building the friendship between the Inner Soldiers. To make the show more entertaining for young viewers, Raye a much more cruel person in the anime series, who would often strike Serena, compete with her for Darien's affections, or tease the other Soldiers.
The series' creator, Naoko Takeuchi, expressed her feelings on the changes. She disliked how Raye was portrayed in some scenes, but specifically her interactions with Serena. In the manga, Raye has no difference in getting a boyfriend. She is even confused on why the group, besides from Serena, wants a boyfriend so badly in Sailor Moon SuperS.
She realizes that protecting the Earth and her friends is more important than a relationship. Her feelings on the matter are so strong that in her past life she made a vow of chastity to Princess Serenity. Throughout the manga, she states several times that she doesn't need men and has no interest in boys.
Raye doesn't want or need a boyfriend. She is fulfilled by her friendships and responsibilities as a Priestess, and most importantly, duties as Sailor Mars. This group includes the Inner Soldiers and the Outer Soldiers. There's also a leader of the Inner Soldiers, who are the closest to Serena. Thought the first season, the group believes that Sailor Venus is the missing Princess. Raye is led to believe by the false Princess that she needs to become stronger. Raye is also told that she is the leader of the Inner Soldiers.
Raye learns to develop her powers just in time for the real Princess to be revealed: Raye isn't offended or hurt by the revelation and is happy to have Sailor Venus as part of the team. In every version of the Sailor Moon series, we learn that she died when Raye was a young child.
In the live action series, Raye stood by her mother's bedside as her mother died from an unknown illness. Takeuchi designed the character of Sailor Luna. Artemis trains her to become Sailor V, and remains by her side when she takes on her proper role as Sailor Venus. In the anime, when a technical problem reveals him, Luna is greatly annoyed to learn that he has been the one guiding her all along. Act 9 In the Sailor V manga and the live-action series, Artemis gives special items to the Soldiers, although unlike Luna he does not seem to produce them himself.
He does not seem to mind the fact that he is named after a female goddess, even when teased about it by Minako. In addition, he is a good father to Diana, as evidenced by her affection for him. In the live-action series, he is voiced by Kappei Yamaguchi. He appears in the first Sailor Moon musical, played by a cat-suited Keiji Himeno. She first appears when the Sailor Soldiers travel to the 30th century in the Black Moon arc. Only later it is revealed that Diana has come from the future and that her mother is Luna.
She is very curious, eager to help, and deeply polite, always addressing Usagi and Mamoru with the Japanese honorific "-sama" and calling Chibiusa by her formal title, Small Lady. She is able to help the Sailor Soldiers on occasion, despite her youth, and often because of the knowledge she had gained in the future.
They come from the fictional planet Kinmoku, whose princess, Princess Kakyuu, left the planet to escape Sailor Galaxia 's assault and to heal her wounds. In the anime, the Starlights were given a major role.
The trio are biologically males in their civilian forms, becoming women when transforming into Sailor Soldiers, as opposed to their manga counterparts that are females who disguise themselves as males in their civilian forms. As Starlights, they distance themselves from the other Sailor Soldiers, deeming that Earth is not their responsibility. Takeuchi expressed surprise at Toei Animation 's decision to make the Starlights lead characters in the anime adaptation, but was even more shocked by their treatment of the Starlights' sex.
While played by women, it is meant to be ambiguous as to whether or not they take on male forms like in the anime or are cross-dressers like in the mangathough their personalities are clearly from the anime.
Their exact relationship to each other is unknown; according to the manga they are not siblings. In the original English manga, "Kou" was translated to "Lights" and was used as their shared family name. When Takeuchi originally designed the Sailor Starlights, she did so without their ponytails, but Bandai explained to her that short-haired dolls were difficult to make. Describing herself as having a "soft spot for dolls", Takeuchi eventually added the ponytails.
Seiya becomes the star player of their local high-school American football team and the school's star athlete, upsetting Haruka Tenohwho was the school's previous star athlete on the track and field team. Eventually, Seiya develops strong feelings for Usagi and his attempts to forge a bond with her provide the primary romantic tension of the season.
Seiya calls Usagi odango, like Mamoru does. The two even go on a date at an amusement parkwhich prematurely ends when Sailor Iron Mouse attacks.
In the anime, when he daydreams of his home planet, he thinks lovingly of an image of his princess, which is suddenly superimposed by an image of Usagi, much as Usagi had seen Seiya's image overlaid by Mamoru in previous episodes.
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He was seen in the anime playing the drums very angrily in their hideout because they think their princess has not heard them yet. After this, Seiya is not seen on the drums again. According to Naoko Takeuchi's words, when she created this character it was meant to be a combination between Haruka and Mamoru, and was modeled after Jenny Shimizu. In the anime, Ami's appeal for him to see the good in dreaming does begin to have an effect, however.
In combat with a phage, Star Maker is the first of the Starlights to willingly allow Sailor Moon to heal the monster rather than trying to kill it herself, because it had been a teacher who Ami respected. She shows him a drawing of the Princess that she sees when she listens to the Three Lights' song. In the anime, he sometimes wears glasses.