She is an animation director for Sailor Moon, which means whatever episode she’s working on, she draws the key frames for. Her first episode, Episode 42, wasn’t all that great, as far as style, and staying on model goes.
Easily one of the most jarring styles in the first season of Sailor Moon. She continues to use this style for a handful more episodes throughout Sailor Moon R.
In Sailor Moon S, we begin to see a change in her art style.
Her style continues to improve in SuperS
So then what happens next? Well, Ikuko Itoh (and many of the core Sailor Moon staff) left Toei after SuperS. Katsumi Tamegai was promoted and took over Ikuko’s title of Character Design. She was also in charge of designing the covers of the home video releases.
So next time you decide to rag on Crystal for not being perfect 3 episodes into the series…