the sailor quartet

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☽ SAILOR MOON AESTHETICS ☾ - THE SAILOR QUARTET (セーラーカルテット)

“We are Sailor Senshi…under the protection of the four
Solar Asteroids. Sailor Ceres. Sailor Pallas. Sailor Juno. Sailor Vesta. Sailor Chibi-Moon…We will be waiting for the day you wil stand alone as a…proud senshi.”

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Another two page update. The masks for the Quartet are based on their attributes. Para and Seru I feel like are pretty easy. Jun and Besu…not so much. I was planning to give Jun a mask with peacock feathers (peacocks are sacred to the Roman goddess Juno) but my first couple of designs just ended up being too big or too ridiculous looking so I just made a miniature peacock feather design in the center of her mask. I decided to give Besu’s mask a bird motif as a nod to the fact that she was the master of the Amazon Trio, including Hawk’s Eye.

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[EPISODE] 166. Dreams Forever! Fill the Heavens with Light.

Series: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS

Kana: 夢よいつまでも! 光、天に満ちて
Romaji: Yume yo Itsumademo! Hikari, Ten ni Michite

Original Air Date: March 2, 1996

Director: Kunihiko Ikuhara
Writer: Yoji Enokido
Animation Director: Ikuko Ito

Plot: Although the Dead Moon has been defeated, Sailor Moon must still rescue Sailor Chibimoon from Queen Nehelenia.

TRIVIA

  • The lemures PeroPero from episode 158 appeared briefly during Queen Nehelenia’s flashback.
  • The crescent moon symbol on Small Lady’s forehead was missing as she floated in the sky with Princess Serenity.
  • Diana was present in the final scene, but she did not speak. Her voice actor, Kumiko Nishihara, was not listed in the ending credits either.
  • This was the last episode to be translated by Toei’s North American branch Cloverway.

LASTS

  • This episode included the final appearances of Helios/Pegasus, the Amazoness Quartet, and the Golden Crystal.
  • This was Kunihiko Ikuhara’s last episode as a director.
  • This was Yoji Enokido’s last episode as a writer.
  • This was Ikuko Ito’s last episode as animation director.
  • “Moonlight Densetsu” was used for the last time as the opening theme song, but it would be heard again in episode 200.

OTHER VERSIONS

  • Cloverway’s English dub (titled “The Sweetest Dream”):

    It was shown that Zirconia was a reflection of Queen Nehelenia, or a physical manifestation of her fear of aging. Yet some fans believe this theory conflicts with the English story’s decision to make Zirconia male.

PLACES

  • The Dead Moon Circus
  • Juubangaoka Park
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[EPISODE] 165. When the Crystal Shines! The Beautiful Power of Dreams.

Series: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS

Kana: クリスタル輝く時! 美しき夢の力
Romaji: Kurisutaru Kagayaku Toki! Utsukushiki Yume no Pawaa

Original Air Date: February 24, 1996

Director: Yuji Endo
Writer: Yoji Enokido
Animation Director: Takayuki Gorai

Plot: The Sailor Senshi struggle to stop Queen Nehelenia from using the Golden Crystal’s power.

TRIVIA

  • Honjou and his son Kotarou from episode 154 had cameos.

FIRSTS

  • This was Takayuki Gorai’s first episode as an animation director.

LASTS

  • Sailor Planet Attack was last performed here.
  • This was the only time that Moon Crisis Power was used.
  • This episode marked the final appearances of Motoki Furuhata, Unazuki Furuhata, Momoko Momohara, and Kyuusuke Sarashina.

OTHER VERSIONS

  • Cloverway’s English dub (titled “Golden Revival”):

    Before the four guardian Sailor Senshi/Sailor Scouts executed their individual attacks, they prompted the vocal commands with “Mercury Power,” “Mars Power,” and so on.

    Sailor Planet Attack and Moon Crisis Power were respectively changed to “Planet Cosmic Power” and “Moon Cosmic Dream Action.”

PLACES

  • Mamoru Chiba’s residence
  • The Dead Moon Circus
  • Elysion
  • Juuban Muncipal Primary School
  • Honjou Preschool
  • Game Center Crown