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美少女戦士セーラームーン 1 (Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Renewal Editions #1)

4.27 of 5 stars 4.27  ·  rating details  ·  18,178 ratings  ·  465 reviews
Usagi Tsukino is a normal girl until she meets up with Luna, a talking cat, who tells her that she is Sailor Moon. As Sailor Moon, Usagi must fight evils and enforce justice, in the name of the Moon and the mysterious Moon Princess. She meets other girls destined to be Sailor Senshi (Sailor Scouts), and together, they fight the forces of evil!
Paperback, 新装版, 241 pages
Published September 22nd 2003 by 講談社
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Jillian -always aspiring-
I don't know if anyone who didn't grow up with Sailor Moon (through their childhood or teen years) can ever really understand the allure of this series, its characters, and its story or feel an impact from all of it. Most of the people I know who are fans fell in love with the series first through the anime (which aired in Japan from 1992-1997 and then very haphazardly in the United States from 1995-2000) and then later discovered the original manga series once the internet came into their homes ...more
The Holy Terror
This makes me so happy.

Ariel
WELL, THIS WAS GREAT! When I was a wee little child, Sailor Moon was my absolute favourite show of ever, I never missed an episode! But I recently realized - Sailor Moon is a book to tv adaptations.. And don't I believe in reading the book as well as watching the adaptation?! So I wonderfully got it for Christmas and loved it!
This was a perfect transition for me, into the manga/anime/graphic novel genre because it's a story that I already love with characters that I adore!
Basically, I loved thi
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Jessica-Robyn
First, before you do anything else, go and listen to this.

Good, now we can begin all proper and such.

I feel like this should be a review in two parts. The nostalgia from my early childhood and the reality of the volume itself.

Part ONE:

Back in the days long, long before I knew what anime or manga were, I was but a baby. A baby that really liked watching cartoons. Sailor Moon was a show that I would catch on TV every so often, during the days before I had to attend kindergarten. Sailor Moon wa
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Mason
Some personal stuff has come up, so I won't be able to review the first three volumes like I planned to, but I still have a full review of the first volume!

FULL REVIEW HERE
Raeleen Lemay


.... Tuxedo Mask is hot.
Sean O'Hara
Most of you probably remember Sailor Moon as a rather silly cartoon series from the mid-90s. And you're probably looking at me wondering, "Why is he reading a stupid kid's comic?" What you have to understand, though, is that what aired in the US was a bowdlerized dub of a series that was itself heavily watered down from its source material. Among the more notable offenses, the American dub handwaved away all the deaths in the series, turned one gay male character into a straight woman, turned a ...more
Sesana
This where it all started for me. My interest in manga (and, by extension, western comics) really started watching Sailor Moon early on weekday mornings, getting ready to go to high school. Ah, memories. And yes, Sailor Moon really does hold up to my memories of a fun, romantic, and beautifully drawn manga.

Sailor Moon herself is probably a character you either love or hate. She's flawed, and yet she's given this power that she really doesn't know what to do with. Let's be honest, Usagi is a bit
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Sabrina Kammer
Ich denke, Sailor Moon ist fast jedem ein Begriff - die junge Usagi trifft eines Tages auf die sprechende Katze Luna, die ihr offenbart, dass sie eine Kriegerin des Mondes ist. Und so nimmt ihr Schicksal ihren Lauf.

Mir hat es riesigen Spass gemacht, wieder in die Geschichte von Usagi und ihren Gefährtinnen einzutauchen und die Zeichnungen sind einfach toll. Ich konnte den Manga kaum zur Seite legen, als ich einmal in der Geschichte war. Kindheitserinnerungen sind auf jeden Fall wieder hochgekomm
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Courtney
Cute. I remember loving the TV show when I was a kid, and I liked this volume quite a bit as well.

The art work is nice, though there are a few drawings that look a bit odd due to awkward proportions on characters. It's still loads better than I'd ever be able to do, though.

The story is interesting, and it's doesn't seem dated - I can see it still being popular today. The characters personalities are believable, and mostly likeable (Usagi is a crybaby, which I can see people finding annoying).
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Lina
Favorite moment in the volume one manga:


I really enjoyed re-reading volume one of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon and I was able to appreciate it even more as it has been almost six years since I've last read the content in the manga. Sailor Moon Vol. 1 tells the beginning of Usagi's journey as she is told be a cat named Luna that she is destined to protect the Moon Princess and the Earth from the Dark Kingdom. She is joined on this journey by Sailor Mercury, Mars and Jupiter, who are all discover
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Steffie Buechersammlerin
Hach das war schön! Hat mich richtig in meine Jugend versetzt!!!! Wirklich toll gemacht und Band 2 wird sicher auch gekauft!!!
Kim Pocock
This was a gift from one of my students who likes Sailor Moon and found out I used to be obsessed with all things Sailor Moon. Takes me right back! Now I need Vol 2-12!
L.A.
I know. Another "read it before they take my MLIS away" selection.

Still, not bad. Cute, even. I can see why it has a ginormous fandom. The trope of the perfectly ordinary girl who turns out to be something pretty special resonates with a lot of people. I like Usagi even more because she's not particularly organized, tidy, or bright, and likes video games and snacks more than school and studying. I also like that the other Sailor Scouts have different personalities, and aren't just an interchange
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Veronica Bejarano
Que puedo decir de este manga, crecí con Sailor Moon, la veía por televisión, hasta grababa sus episodios en el VHS y hasta lo programábamos cuando salíamos y no podíamos ver. Las canciones eran tan bonitas y cuando leo el manga es recordar esas escenas tan bonitas, tan llenas de magia. Mi linda Usagi, muy graciosa y siempre fuerte junto con las demás sailors que pronto irán apareciendo :)
April
Jul 01, 2012 April rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Magica fans
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I was so unbelievably happy to find out that a renewal existed! It just made me enjoy it all the more. The translations are a lot better than the partial 'clunky-ness' of the old ones in my opinion and of course it's Sailor Moon; what's not to love?
Miss Bookiverse
Hach war das schön, ich bin direkt ein bisschen im Sailor Moon Fieber.
Super wie schnell die Handlung im Manga voranschreitet, nicht so viele Füller wie im Anime (obwohl ich auch riiieesige Lust bekommen habe den noch mal zu gucken *_*).
Das nächste bitte! :D
Cristina Buzoianu
My all time favorite anime show
Laura
I have loved Sailor Moon for a very long time. I think it was the summer of 1996 (though it might have been 1997) that my friend introduced me to the DiC tv show on Cartoon Network. I was just coming off my Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers obsession. So Sailor Moon was a natural next step. Most of my exposure to the franchise was the aforementioned dub, the Bandai toys and trading cards to go along with the NA release, and whatever I could scrounge up on dial up internet back then.

Not long after I
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Jen
This review is also posted on my blog.

(view spoiler)
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Mizumi
Sailor Moon does mean quite a lot to me, so I was really, REALLY happy when I got to Japan and found the whole series in their new covers. It has been out of print in English ever since I first discovered it, but now I can read Japanese. And without the pages being flipped, to boot. Certainly the art looks a lot better now, although I must admit, it's still really early 90s (as well as the language use, I'm fairly sure no Japanese girl ever uses the particle 'wa' anymore to end a sentence with?) ...more
Ash
I might be the only guy in here
............................................................................................ That's embarrassing -_-' ..... HEY GIRLFRIENDS :S

Ok let me just say that I love the anime series and I was really intrested in reading the original sailor moon in manga. I was SOO lucky to have the manga re published in this year because I watched the series on YouTube for 3 years and I finished it summer 2011.
Ok what I think about the book.
The characters are really simil
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Chibineko
Ever since the ill fated Mixx/Tokyopop lost their license to the series I've been hoping that Sailor Moon would eventually hit these shores again and they have. Happy day!

Fangirl gush aside, I really enjoyed this volume. The artwork is gorgeous, which is what you'd expect for a mangaka of Takeuchi's caliber. It's interesting to flip through the pages and let my eyes slide over the illustrations.

The translations are a little awkward at times, though. One of the things that Kodansha really hyped
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Alice
Mlle Alice, pouvez-vous nous raconter votre rencontre avec Sailor Moon?

"Je me suis remise aux mangas depuis quelques temps et j'en ai déjà repéré tout un tas qui me tentent grandement. Celui-ci en faisait partie même si je me demandais si ça ne serait pas trop "bébé", lorsque j'ai eu la chance de l'obtenir à l'occasion de la dernière Masse Critique Babelio."

Dites-nous en un peu plus sur son histoire...


"Usagi Tsukino est une adolescente de 14 ans ordinaire, qui aime manger, dormir et geindre! J
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Aoife
Sailor Moon possesses a certain quality that seems to be disappearing from Shoujo manga. Arguably, this trait is feminism.

Usagi is the hero. Let's be clear on this. The childish, untrained, untested, (unwilling!! and newly awakened guardian of justice is the hero in this story. Not the love interest. The frills, accessories and miniskirts do not negate this. (On that point, does Takeuchi draw in any panty shots? The answer is thankfully no.)

Tuxedo Mask serves as a romantic interest, emotional su
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Katie (Books and Katie)
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I thought this was pretty decent. There were some things that I did not really like, including the extremely showy outfits these 14 year old girls were drawn as wearing. I know that this is probably a very common style, but I also know from browsing other styles both in the library and online that this is not the only style there is. I think it is just a matter of me finding a style that suits me.

The story was really interesting, though, and despite the fact that I didn't really underst
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Yukino
ATTENZIONE LE SAILOR SONO TORNATE

Sapevo che doveva uscire ma quando l'ho visto in edicola (si la mia è la versione da edicola ma non c'era e non ho resistito a caricarla lo stesso in libreria!) non ce l'ho fatta...l'ho presa subito! e ho fatto bene perchp alle 9 di mattina era la penultima copia!!!(poi ho preso anche l'ultima per unami collega) tutto questo per dire che non erol'unica ad attendere con ansia le guerriere Sailor! e poi quest'edizione rivista e corretta :finalmente i nomi sono tutt
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Bianca Woods
Sailor Moon, despite not remotely being the greatest manga ever written, is the reason I got into anime and manga in the first place. It holds a special place in my heart, and so I'll be honest and admit I'm not the most objective person to review it.

Like the Sailor V manga, the storytelling and art start off weak in this volume, although by the end the writing improves somewhat. Takeuchi lazily borrows character designs from Sailor V for several characters, which is all the more glaring since K
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Belle
This review and more are also on my blog, http://bellesbookshelf.blogspot.com/

I've been wanting to try manga for awhile so it's probably appropriate that my first foray into the genre was with Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, considering that Sailor Moon was my first experience with anime. While it's probably on the younger side for me these days, it was a non-intimidating way to break into manga, and still a lot of fun to read - especially coz it got bonus points for nostalgia.

If you're not familia
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Naoko Takeuchi (武内 直子, Takeuchi Naoko) born March 15, 1967, a manga artist (mangaka), lives in Tokyo, Japan. Takeuchi's works have a wide following among anime/manga fans. She has become a well-known mangaka worldwide. Her most popular work, Sailor Moon, rose to become one of the most recognized manga/anime figures to date.

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