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If you were a fan of Sailor Moon growing up like I was, it most likely introduced you to the world of anime, Japanese language and culture, and otakus. Sailor Moon was so popular that it aired on U.S. TV every morning and you had to get up with the crickets to see it. I did this religiously every morning, and I never missed an episode.
Sailor Moon was created by Naoko Takeuchi, who was born in Kofu, Yamanashi prefecture in Japan in 1967. The Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon mangas were taken up by Penguin Books and Kodansha Publisher. The anime was taken up TV Asahi, Viz Media, and Toei Animation.
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Naoko Takeuchi created other works that were popular, though she achieved great fame when Sailor Moon was created. Some of Naoko Takeuchi's other works included short stories, mangas, and animes such as: "Yume Ja Nai No Ne", "Love Call", "The Cherry Project", "Daddy Long Legs", "Toki Meka", "Love Witch", "Chocolate Christmas", "Princess Naoko and Prince Yoshihiro's Baby/Marriage Punch!!", "Code Name Sailor V", "Maria", "Princess Naoko Takeuchi's Back-To-Society Punch!!", "Prism Time", "PQ Angels", and "Miss Rain".
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The Sailor Moon series not only aired in the United States and Japan, but it became famous internationally and aired around the world, including in: Italy, Albania, Brazil, Mexico, The UK, France, Canada, Greece, Indonesia, Asia (China, Hong Kong, Korea, The Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand), Hungary, Sweden, Spain, Britain, Denmark, Israel, Finland, Germany, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, North America, and Portugal.
- Sailor Moon
- Sailor Moon R
- Sailor Moon S
- Sailor Moon SuperS
- Sailor Moon Stars
- Sailor Moon Crystal Seasons 1, 2, & 3
- Live-Action Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon
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- Sailor Moon R: The Promise of The Rose
- Sailor Moon S: Hearts In Ice
- Sailor Moon SuperS: Black Dream Hole
- Makeup! Sailor Senshi Movie Special
- Dead Moon Circus Part 1 & 2
- Dreaming Moon
- Live-Action Movie Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon The Movie
- Sailor Moon SuperS Ami's First Love
- Live-Action Sailor Moon The Movie
- The Wonderful World of Super Sailor Moon S
- Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Special Act
- Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Act Zero
- Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS Special
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Several musicals and games were also made based on this series, including a Monopoly game, video games, online games, dice and card games, and a cell phone game.
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When the upcoming Sailor Moon Crystal Season 4 is released, since it will be a film rather than a TV series, it will also count as another film made based on the Sailor Moon franchise.
The immense popularity of Sailor Moon also led to the creation of a Sailor Moon museum, a store, and a cafe.
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A Sailor Moon Cafe opened up in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, and Fukuoka.
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The Sailor Moon Store is located in Tokyo Japan in Harajuku:
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The Sailor Moon Mori Art Museum Exhibition is located in Roppongi Hills in Tokyo Japan at the top of Mori Tower.
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