On December 28, 2021 in Japan it will be thirty years since the publication of the first episode of the manga written and illustrated by Naoko takeuchi, Moon Sailor Bishoujo Senshi (Sailor Moon Lovely Soldier). This first chapter was published in the journal Nakayoshi from the publisher Kodansha on December 28, 1991, and from then on the franchise made history.
The original manga was serialized in the above journal between 1991 and 1997, with a total of sixty chapters compiled in a total of eighteen volumes of compilation. The franchise was adapted for a soulful series portrayed by the studios. Toei Animation and aired in Japan in 1992 and 1997. Toei Animation He also produced three animated films, a television special, and three short films based on the same franchise.
In addition, a live-action television series was broadcast in Japan between 2003 and 2004, followed by a second anime adaptation, entitled Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal, in 2014. Since its publication, this franchise has been lauded, to be commended for its art, character and humor. The manga has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling demographic shoujo manga series. The franchise generated $ 13 billion in worldwide product sales.
Bishoujo Senshi Moon Summary
Usagi Tsukino is an ordinary student and a clumsy crybaby who always gets poor grades on her exams. Unexpectedly, his monotonous life is turned upside down when he saves a cat with a crescent moon on its head from danger. The cat, named Luna, later reveals to her that it was not an accident: Usagi intends to become Sailor Moon, a planetary guardian who has the power to protect the Earth. With a special brooch that allows her to transform, she must use her new powers to save the city from evil energy-stealing monsters, launched by the majestic Queen Beryl of the Dark Kingdom. But it's not to worry about getting used to his powers and fighting villains. He must find the lost princess of the Moon Kingdom, the other Sailor Guardians, and the legendary Silver Crystal to save the planet from destruction.
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