information
episode guides
shopping guide
downloads & media
website info
newsletter
main page



Hello and welcome to Moonkitty.net, a Sailor Moon fansite dedicated to all incarnations of the series from the manga and anime to the musicals and live action tv series! ~ Your Fellow Moonie, Brad




sailor moon polls


Only vote once. Sailor Moon Says!

Episode 39

Sailor Moon

The Past Returns

Jap.44 "Usagi's Awakening! A Message from the Ancient Past."


The action starts early in today's episode as Luna and Artemis, using the stats they got from the previous episode have managed to find a portal to the Negaverse's base! The Sailor Scouts are already transformed and together with their Guardian Cats, head into the portal and are transported into a strange underground cave.

The see two different tunnels leading off into the distance so Luna and Artemis take one while the Sailor Scouts take the other. Luna tells Artemis that she's worried but he assures her that the Sailor Scouts can take care of themselves.

No sooner have Artemis and Luna gone, Malakite shows up and attacks them. He demands that they give him the Imperial Silver Crystal, they refuse and he attacks them with a massive energy blast that throws them all back. During the explosion, Sailor Moon drops the Moon Wand and Malakite makes a grab for it! Much to his surprise, the wand turns around, slaps him on the wrist, then teleports the five Sailor Scouts away.

When the Sailor Scouts wake up, they find themselves among some old ruins. Sailor Moon comments on how familiar everything looks. Suddenly they hear a voice a turn to find a small woman floating in the sky, Queen Serenity, Sailor Moon's mother in her past life!
Queen Serenity goes on to tell them about how the Moon Kingdom, the Silver Millenium fell.

Apparently in her past life Serena had fallen in love with a prince from Earth, Prince Darien and one day during a royal ball he came to speak to her. He tells her that a powerful evil came to Earth and quickly began to conquer it and that now it will be coming for the moon. Suddenly a group of guards see him and assume he is a spy and chase him away. Princess Serena ponders on how the situation on Earth must be so bad that the moon guards assume everyone from Earth is a spy of some kind.

Back in the present on Earth, Luna and Artemis have found their way out of the cave into the open and are surprised to find that they're some place cold! The do a bit of exploring and find that Queen Beryl's base has been on Earth all along and that she looks ready to attack at any moment!

Back to the flashback, Princess Serena is inside the palace now by herself and is approached by a man in a tuxedo. It's Prince Darien from Earth who had dressed up in a Tuxedo so he could see his beloved without being caught. They dance for a bit and he tells her that her mother, Queen Serenity knows that he's not a spy and has asked him to stay on the moon to help protect it.

Suddenly, Luna and Artemis run through the ballroom and tell everyone that they're under attack and that everyone should be ready to battle!
Outside, Sailor Mercury, Mars, Venus and Jupiter fire their attacks at the enormous Invincible Shadow but to no avail. The Invincible Shadow returns fire in the form of a giant green energy blast and kills them immediately.

Elsewhere, Queen Beryl is gloating over her victory and sees Princess Serena by herself on the balcony over watching the fighting. She lunges towards her to kill her with her bare hands but is stopped by a rose. Angry, Beryl demands to know who threw it. Prince Darien claims responsibility and demands that Beryl leave. Beryl says that she has heard of him and that he has much promise and wonders if he would like to join her and rule the universe together. Darien rejects her and calls her cold and twisted.

Out of fury, Beryl commands the Invincible Shadow to attack them. It does so and blasts the balcony away sending Prince Darien up into a strong gust of wind. Princess Serena, wanting to be with him, leaps from the palace up into the sky and grabs onto his arms. Before they can do anything else the Invincible Shadow blasts them with a massive green energy blast killing them.

Seeing her daughter and Prince Darien killed, Queen Serenity, in the company of Luna and Artemis, screams out for them and how unfair it is that their future had been ripped away from them. She decides to use the Imperial Silver Crystal to give them all a new chance in the future on Earth. She holds up the Moon Wand and cries "Moon Cosmic Power".

A massive energy blasts from the crystal and completely destroys the Invincible Shadow, Queen Beryl, Jaedite, Malakite, Zoicite and Nephrite and their army and one go. She explains to Luna and Artemis that they are now all sealed within the Imperial Silver Crystal and With her last breath she raises all the dead bodies from the battle, including the fallen Sailor Scouts, and sends them to Earth to be reborn in the future. She tells Luna and Artemis that she will send them as well so if Queen Beryl should ever awaken, they will know what to do.
With the last of her strength she seals Artemis and Luna in separate time capsules and collapses.

With that final image the Sailor Scouts are returned to Earth to find Malakite attacking Luna and Artemis who pass out as soon as they arrive. Sailor Moon and Venus call out for their guardian cats and immediately attack Malakite. He however attacks them with super sharp pink energy knives which cut them a fair bit and knocks them all back.

Motivated by their new-found knowledge of the past and Malakite's involvement, Sailor Mars, Mercury, Venus and Jupiter call out their planets' names and form a powerful shield around Sailor Moon to protect her.

Sailor Moon, not wanting her friends to get hurt walks through the shield, raises the Moon Wand and summons "Moon Cosmic Power" which causes her to glow a thin silver.
Malakite, not put off, throws a massive energy knife at her. Empowered by Cosmic Moon Power, Sailor Moon simply hits the knife back at him like a tennis ball. The knife pierces him. He calls out for Zoicite and then disappears.

Sailor Moon pics up Luna. Luna tells them that they found Queen Beryls base. Everyone agrees that it's time Queen Beryl got dusted and they'll take the battle to her. "Sailor Scouts!"



Interesting Facts


First appearance of Queen Serenity in the Japanese version though the English version used some clips of her from this episode in Episode 1 to start the series.

This is the first time the Inner Scouts had used their powers to form a shield or forcefield. No particular name was used they simply summoned the power of their planets. They would do this several times in later episode, most notably in the third (S) season final battle and in the future during flashbacks in the second (R).

It's revealed that the reason Tuxedo Mask wears a tuxedo and a mask is because his last night alive in his past life he was at a masquerade ball. He needed to wear the tuxedo and the mask to see his love. Ever wondered why her wears a tuxedo? Now you know.



Shopping Info


Sailor Moon Vol. 7

Read My Review
Buy from Amazon.com / Amazon.ca


Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon Vol.8

Read My Review / Buy from Amazon.jp


japanese sailor moon dvd box set

Sailor Moon 2

Read My Review
Buy from Amazon.jp

<-- Episode 38 -- -- Sailor Moon Main -- -- Episode 40 -->

Love Sailor Moon? Sign up for my free weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with all of the latest Sailor Moon anime and merchandise news.

sailor moon news and updates

Stay up-to-date with all of the latest Sailor Moon news by signing up for my free, weekly, Sailor Moon email newsletter.

sailor moon toys, t-shirts, figures, dvds, blu-rays, cds, and other merchandise

sailor moon crystal anime blu-rays and dvds
sailor moon funko pop! figures
sailor moon t-shirts and tops
sailor moon proplica item replicas
sailor moon tamashii nation figures
90s sailor moon anime dvds
-- more -->

sailor moon crystal anime, sailor moon 90s anime, sailor moon live action, sailor moon musicals, and sailor moon manga

sailor moon crystal anime episode guide
sailor moon 90s anime episode guide
live action sailor moon tv series
sailor moon musicals
sailor moon manga
-- more -->

sailor saturn in sailor moon crystal

sailor moon podcasts, wallpapers, icons and avatars, downloads and media

sailor moon characters
sailor moon locations
sailor moon voice actor interviews
sailor moon attacks
moonie mailbag
-- more -->

sailor moon podcasts, wallpapers, icons and avatars, downloads and media

sailor moon podcasts
sailor moon drops on ios / android
sailor moon desktop wallpapers
sailor moon mobile wallpapers
sailor moon avatars
japanese sailor moon episodes
new english sailor moon episodes
-- more -->

sailor moon crystal blu-ray and dvd shopping guide

connect with myself and other sailor moon fans on social media
moonkitty.net on twitter
moonkitty.net on pinterest
moonkitty.net's google+ page
moonkitty.net facebook page

follow brad on twitter
brad's google+ page
anime, geek, and fashion pins on pinterest
brad's collection of vines
follow brad on instagram
brad on ello and tsu
xbox one gamertag: 'brad cafe'
follow brad on facebook

search moonkitty.net for the sailor moon content you're looking for



link to moonkitty.net


search moonkitty.net


Can't find what you want? Search Moonkitty.net with this search box. There's heaps of content below the surface. Sailor Moon Says! ;)

C02 Free - Privacy Policy - Otome no Policy
Contact Me


This site is purely a fan site used for entertainment and educational purposes and does not make any claims to the Sailor Moon series or it's characters which are 1991-present Naoko Takeuchi, PNP and affiliated parties. All written content on this site though is created by myself so please don't copy and paste it and claim it as your own. Moonkitty.net aims to promote the Sailor Moon series and encourages the purchasing of official merchandise wherever possible and discourages piracy in any form.