Crybaby Usagi’s Magnificent Transformation
(泣き虫うさぎの華麗なる変身 – Nakimushi Usagi no Kareinaru Henshin)
First Airing: March 7th, 1992
Usagi Tsukino, a seemingly ordinary 14 year old girl rescues a black cat from some young bullies. The cat, Luna announces Usagi as her destiny as the “Sailor-Suited Pretty Soldier of Love and Justice, Sailor Moon” and her mission to find the Princess of the Moon. Usagi’s soon finds herself on her first mission, to save her friend Naru.
Major Plot Points:
- Usagi Tsukino becomes Sailor Moon.
- Usagi Tsukino, Luna, Mamoru Chiba, Tuxedo Mask, Queen Beryl, Jadeite, Naru Osaka, Gurio Umino, Ikuko Tsukino, Shingo Tsukino, Haruna Sakurada are introduced.
- Sailor Moon’s mission to find the Princess and her companions is outlined.
- The Dark Kingdom’s search for the Illusionary Silver Crystal and energy is outline.
- Usagi’s first encounter with Mamoru occurs.