The BEST episodes of Sailor Moon

Every episode of Sailor Moon ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Sailor Moon!

14 year-old crybaby Usagi learns that she is the reincarnated magical heroine Sailor Moon, and with help of her friends and fellow Sailor Guardians, fights against the forces of evil that threaten the Earth.

Last Updated: 11/29/2022Network:TV Asahi
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Invitation to Terror: Usagi's Night Flight
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11.00
2 votes

#1 - Invitation to Terror: Usagi's Night Flight

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/21/1996

Sailor Aluminum Siren learns that Usagi is Sailor Moon. Using this knowledge, she sets a trap on a plane where the Three Lights are holding an in-flight event in order to get Usagi's attention.

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Chibi-Usa's Little Rhapsody of Love
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11.00
2 votes

#2 - Chibi-Usa's Little Rhapsody of Love

Season 4 - Episode 32 - Aired 1/13/1996

As Chibiusa becomes even more enamoured of Helios, Usagi and her friends realise that she is in love, and are determined to discover the identity of her crush.

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The Stolen Silver Crystal: Princess Kakyu Appears
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10.67
30 votes

#3 - The Stolen Silver Crystal: Princess Kakyu Appears

Season 5 - Episode 27 - Aired 11/30/1996

Usagi and her classmates are all busy preparing for the upcoming Juban School Festival. Meanwhile, Sailor Lead Crow finds a note left behind by her deceased friend Sailor Aluminum Siren that contains information on Sailor Moon's true identity.

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The Screaming Dead: Terror of the Camp Monster
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10.34
29 votes

#4 - The Screaming Dead: Terror of the Camp Monster

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 8/10/1996

Siren turns a potter (Rei's cousin) into a phage after he destroys all his work. Usagi and the girls go camping and run into the Three Lights (they're filming in the area). They hear news of the ""Camp Ravager"" in the area. Seiya decides to scare the girls with the monster costume from their movie, but Usagi and Rei run into the phage instead. After transforming, Mars realizes it's her cousin and Usagi heals him.

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Countdown to Destruction: The Sailor Guardians' Last Battle
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10.33
30 votes

#5 - Countdown to Destruction: The Sailor Guardians' Last Battle

Season 5 - Episode 30 - Aired 1/11/1997

The Sailor Scouts prepare for the final battle against Galaxia. They all transform and prepare to go to thw tower but there is a force filed around it. They think all they can do is watch Galaxia TV as Starlights are attacked by Galaxia. Then, a pink ball of light appears, its Chibu Chibi! She transports them into the tower. They are in front of Galaxia.The Sailor Senshi stand in front of Sailor moon but Galaxia blows them away and then shoots energy balls at them. One goes through each of the them in this order Mercury Venus Jupiter then Mars. Sailor Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and Saturn cannot believe they are gone. Their star seeds appear and float towards Galaxia. Sailor Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, and Mars say their goodbye. Galaxia shows them all the star seeds she has, Sailor moon notices a golden one in back. It is Mamoru's(Tuxedo Mask's) star seed!

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The Dark Queen: Birth of Black Lady
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10.33
30 votes

#6 - The Dark Queen: Birth of Black Lady

Season 2 - Episode 39 - Aired 2/12/1994

Wiseman turns ChibiUsa into Black Lady by altering her memories. He makes her believe that nobody ever loved her, least of all her parents. He takes her back into the past to complete the Dark Gate. Sailor Pluto alerts the Warriors to the change in ChibibUsa and send them back into the past as well. They return to find Dimande and Black Lady working together to spread the dark energy throughout the city. Black Lady attacks Sailor Moon, who refuses to return fire as she will not harm ChibiUsa. Sailor Moon uses the power of the Silver Crystal to restore Black Lady's memories. She starts to become ChibiUsa again, but Wiseman interferes and uses his power to taint her memories. She becomes Black Lady once again and vanishes after threatening to fill the world with darkness.

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Usagi's Love: The Moonlight Illuminates the Galaxy
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10.33
30 votes

#7 - Usagi's Love: The Moonlight Illuminates the Galaxy

Season 5 - Episode 34 - Aired 2/8/1997

As Galaxia closes in to take Sailor Moon's star seed, the Light of Hope finally reveals itself. Turning into a sword, the Light of Hope begs Usagi to use its power to stop Galaxia, who is now fully consumed by Chaos.

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Usagi and the Girls' Resolve: Prelude to a New Battle
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9.87
31 votes

#8 - Usagi and the Girls' Resolve: Prelude to a New Battle

Season 2 - Episode 43 - Aired 3/12/1994

Sailor Mars has a nightmare where the other Soldiers, and the world, are destroyed. The only hope is a mysterious being whom she thinks is the Messiah. Rei wakes up studying with the other girls for their high school entrance exams. Though the others worry because they can tell Rei is upset, she insists nothing's worng. Meanwhile, in a dark, dusky laboritory, a mysterious professor and his assistant, Kaolinite, have dark plans. The professor explains that he needs the Sacred Cup. The way to find the Sacred Cup is to bring together the three Talismans found in the pure hearts of people. He develops Daimon which can draw out these pure hearts, and sends Kaolinite and a Daimon after their first target. The Daimon egg embeds itself in a tree at the Hikawa Shrine, and Kaolinite explains that when the Daimon senses a person with a pure heart, it will attack and get that pure heart. Rei arrives back at the temple and begins praying at the tree. The tree then becomes a monster and attacks Rei.

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Higher and Stronger: A Cheer from Usagi
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9.87
31 votes

#9 - Higher and Stronger: A Cheer from Usagi

Season 3 - Episode 28 - Aired 12/10/1994

Everyone begins to learn more about the outer soliders through Mamoru's story.

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The Shining Power of a Star: Chibi-Chibi's Transformation
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9.79
29 votes

#10 - The Shining Power of a Star: Chibi-Chibi's Transformation

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 9/14/1996

Usagi finds herself teamed up with Seiya for the annual school softball tournament. To make matters worse, Isagi becomes a target of Seiya's fans, who think she is hitting on him.

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Crusade for the Galaxy: Legend of the Sailor Wars
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9.72
29 votes

#11 - Crusade for the Galaxy: Legend of the Sailor Wars

Season 5 - Episode 28 - Aired 12/7/1996

Princess Kakyu, the missing princess whom the Star Lights have long been searching for, finally appears before the Sailor Guardians. Princess Kakyu explains that she has come to Earth in search of the Light of Hope.

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Let Moon Help with Your Love Problems
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9.68
31 votes

#12 - Let Moon Help with Your Love Problems

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/7/1994

Naru and Umino decide to go for the love contest; along with Haruka and Michiru and other couples. Umino messes up terribly, and is the target. When his pure heart is taken, Moon helps restore it...so Naru and Umino walk off, happier as ever.

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The Mysterious Sleeping Sickness: Protect the Girls in Love
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9.58
106 votes

#13 - The Mysterious Sleeping Sickness: Protect the Girls in Love

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/21/1992

All the girls in town are tuning in to the late-night radio program called "Midnight Zero" that reads out love letters sent in by the listeners. Meanwhile, a strange sleeping sickness is plaguing the town, causing people to fall into a coma-like state, including Ms. Haruna and Naru.

Directors: Junichi Sato
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Naru's Tears: Nephrite Dies for Love
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9.56
109 votes

#14 - Naru's Tears: Nephrite Dies for Love

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 8/29/1992

Nephrite decides that Naru is connected to Sailor Moon after all. When she can't tell him who Sailor Moon really is, he leaves. While he is away, Zoisite's monsters come and kidnap Naru because they think that Nephrite cares for her and will exchange her for the black crystal. Nephrite tracks them down and drives off the monsters, saving Naru. Unfortunately, the monsters return and stick Nephrite with a life-sucking thorn. Naru risks her life to protect Nephrite, but they are both helpless unlit the Sailor Warriors appear.

Directors: Junichi Sato
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The Summer, the Beach, Youth and Ghosts
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9.55
81 votes

#15 - The Summer, the Beach, Youth and Ghosts

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 8/1/1992

The girls make reservations at a private beach resort to continue their Sailor Warrior training. All they really want to do, however, is have some fun... that is, until they realize that they're booked their stay at the "Adam's Inn". Even though attendants at the Inn look like they're straight out of classic horror movies, the girls make the best of it. Ami tries to befriend Sakiko, the little girl who lives there, but her father rebuffs her. He hypnotizes Sakiko to invoke the powerful spirit inside of her. Unfortunately, the spirit goes out of control and starts attacking everyone.

Directors: Junichi Sato
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The Beach, the Island and a Vacation: The Guardians' Break
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9.42
55 votes

#16 - The Beach, the Island and a Vacation: The Guardians' Break

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/28/1993

Rei goes to an isolated island to practice her skills, but soon the other girls decide to join her. While on the island, ChibiUsa makes friends with a baby dinosaur when he rescues her from a shark attack. When the mother arrives and tries to drag the baby away, ChibiUsa is hurt at the loss of her new friend. Then she realizes why the dinosaurs want to leave; the island's volcano is about to blow! There is a cave-in that traps ChibiUsa's new friend. The Sailor Warriors finally find ChibiUsa and use their powers to stall the lava and rescue the dinosaurs.

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Fighter's Secret Identity: The Shocking Super Transformation
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9.41
56 votes

#17 - Fighter's Secret Identity: The Shocking Super Transformation

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/8/1996

The Three Lights are rehearsing for their upcoming musical, which they will be starring in. But they seem to have a hard time winning the approval of the stage director, especially Seiya, who feels that he is being personally tested.

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A Bewitching Flower That Steals Hearts: Tellu, the Third Witch
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9.41
56 votes

#18 - A Bewitching Flower That Steals Hearts: Tellu, the Third Witch

Season 3 - Episode 32 - Aired 1/14/1995

Teruru is fighting with a new technique, stealing several hearts at once with various plants, but she is killed.

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The Girl Genius is a Monster: The Brainwashing Cram School of Horror
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9.40
134 votes

#19 - The Girl Genius is a Monster: The Brainwashing Cram School of Horror

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/2/1992

Usagi befriends Ami Mizuno, the school's smartest girl, who has an IQ of over 300. But Luna, who senses an unknown energy coming from Ami, suspects her of being a monster.

Directors: Junichi Sato
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The Rod of Love is Born: Usagi's New Transformation
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9.40
55 votes

#20 - The Rod of Love is Born: Usagi's New Transformation

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/26/1994

Usagi has a nightmare about the light of the Silver Crystal fading and wakes up only to find that it's not a dream! Mamo-chan tries to cheer her up by taking her to an abandoned church where all the stray cats of the neighborhood live. Usagi makes friends with a young girl who has been taking care of the cats. But the little girl's been targeted by a Daimohn named Nekonnell! Usagi tries to help, but she can't transform. When all hope seems lost, Usagi's useless broach suddenly transforms into an even more powerful transformation. With her power restored, Usagi transforms, defeating Nekonnell with an all new attack! Only seconds before, the two mysterious warriors appeared yet again, but left after they found that the little girls heart did not contain a talisman. Unfortunately, this is only the beginning for the Sailor Soldiers.

Directors: Kunihiko Ikuhara
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The Arrival of a Small Pretty Guardian
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9.40
55 votes

#21 - The Arrival of a Small Pretty Guardian

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/6/1994

Chibiusa comes to town during a carnival, where all the senshi are working. A singer for the carnival in Eugeal's target, and she is attacked...and all the senshi, including Chibiusa as Chibi Moon, fight to save her heart.

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Shadow of Silence: The Pale Glimmer of a Firefly
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9.36
57 votes

#22 - Shadow of Silence: The Pale Glimmer of a Firefly

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired 11/26/1994

Mimete attacks a soap opera actor. Hotaru’s past without friends is shown, and the reasons for it. A Daimon who was attacking runs near Hotaru, who glows and completely freezes the Daimon who is destroyed by Sailor Moon.

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A New Enemy Appears: Nephrite's Evil Crest
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9.35
106 votes

#23 - A New Enemy Appears: Nephrite's Evil Crest

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/13/1992

With Jadeite gone, Nephrite explains to Queen Beryl about how he plans to collect energy; he plans to collect energy from individuals at points in their life when their energy is at its peak. Rui is Nephrite's first target. Disguising himself as a tennis coach, Nephrite gives Rui a racket that fills her with negative energy and makes her become obsessed with tennis. Usagi is prompted to investigate after Naru comes to her with concerns about Rui. Just as Usagi approaches, the monster inside Rui's cursed racket is released by Nephrite to collect her energy. Usagi transforms into Sailor Moon to fight the monster. However, she is turned into a giant tennis ball and is bounced around the court!

Directors: Junichi Sato
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Usagi vs. Rei: Nightmare in Dream Land
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9.32
107 votes

#24 - Usagi vs. Rei: Nightmare in Dream Land

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/23/1992

Having no information on the whereabouts of the princess, the sailor soldiers investigate a new amusement park, which has had a rash of disappearances. While investigating, Rei and Usagi bump into Mamoru. Rei and Mamoru have many things to agree upon because of their "hatred" for Usagi. Ami enters the candy house in Dreamland, the amusement park. The candy house is the reason for the numerous disappearances; it is being used to steal the energy from people.

Directors: Junichi Sato
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For Friendship! Ami vs. Berthier
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9.31
55 votes

#25 - For Friendship! Ami vs. Berthier

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 10/16/1993

The battle is on! Berthier challenges Ami to a game of chess, and then seals Usagi, Rei, Makoto, Minako and Koan away. She gives Ami one pawn to play, and tells Ami if she loses her friends will die. Ami thinks hard, but cannot win! She beats Berthier, and Ami's friends are saved. Calaveras and Petz come down, and tell Berthier she is useless and they don't want her back in the Three Sisters Clan. Berthier attempts suicide (by freezing herself) but decides to convert good, when her sister Koan convinces her too.

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