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[EPISODE] 76. Dark Magic! Esmeraude’s Invasion.

Series: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R

Kana: 暗黒の魔力! エスメロードの侵略
Romaji: Ankoku no Maryoku! Esumeroodo no Shinryaku

Original Air Date: December 4, 1993

Director: Tsunekiyo Otani
Writer: Megumi Sugihara
Animation Director: Taichi Nakamura

Plot: On her first mission, Esmeraude encounters the Sailor Senshi at a pastry shop.

FIRSTS

  • The Negative Point and Dark Henge storyline was introduced.

LASTS

  • This was Tsunekiyo Otani’s only episode as director.

OTHER VERSIONS

  • DiC’s English dub (titled “Emerald Takes Over”):

    This episode was also known as “Emerald Bakes Up Trouble” in ADV’s release.

    Sailor Mercury’s attack was called by its original Japanese name, Shine Aqua Illusion.

PLACES

  • The Tsukino Residence
  • Nemesis
  • Black Moon Castle
  • Maxi-5