A cameo, in the case of Sailor Moon, refers either to references made in Sailor Moon about other works, or to appearances that Sailor Moon have made in other works. Since 1992, both types of Sailor Moon cameos have been spotted in a variety of shows, books, movies, commercials, comics, manga, etc.
Cameos of Other Works in Sailor Moon
- Episode 104 featured Akiko Yajima as Tamasaburou and Miki Narahashi as Chagama. Both actresses appeared in Crayon Shin-chan, and thus the episode featured an extended reference to the series. Chibiusa had a disturbing encounter with Shinnosuke, a boy whose mannerisms were very similar to the title character. He was played by Yajima, who also played Shin-chan. Shinnosuke's mother, as in the original, was played by Narahashi.
- The two main characters from the anime Goldfish Warning!, which aired immediately before the Sailor Moon anime in the same time slot, were featured in many places around the anime and manga, including as dolls in crane machines and in newspaper advertisements.
Cameos of Sailor Moon in Other Works
- A person resembling Usagi appeared in the first panel, and at least one other panel, in Chapter 10 ("Beware of Beach Babes!") of the Sorcerer Hunters manga.
- In the video game Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, the Moon Stick was an available weapon in the game. Its special attack sent a wave of five crescent moon-shaped blades flying forward.
- On an episode of the television show Drawn Together, Sailor Moon was briefly visible in the background along with other anime characters.
- An episode of the television show Megas XLR which also parodied the tokusatsu series Ultraman included four characters with character designs very similar to those of the Sailor Senshi.
- In the Archie Sonic the Hedgehog comic, Sally Moon and Chibi Rose of the Luna Zone (Princess Sally Acorn and Amy Rose as Sailor Moon and Sailor Chibi Moon, respectively), as well as Tuxedo Knux (Knuckles as Tuxedo Mask) and Queen Robotina (Dr. Robotnik as Queen Beryl), appeared or were referenced in Super Sonic Specials #8 and #12.
- In one of the books of the novel series The Princess Diaries, the main character, Mia, watched a Sailor Moon marathon and also referred to the series more than once.
- In episode four of Tokyo Mew Mew, two of the characters, Ichigo and Masaya, were on a date at an amusement park, and while there passed a stage show with a Sailor Moon look-alike as the main character.
- In 2005, the show Robot Chicken aired in one episode a three-part short featuring dolls of Sailor Moon, Queen Beryl and an unidentified Youma. The plot involved how Sailor Moon aroused both bad guys, prompting Queen Beryl to say, "Anime sure is weird!".
- An episode of W.I.T.C.H. included a brief shot of Usagi Tsukino in her school uniform walking down the hall of Sheffield Institute.
- A character was mentioned as having downloaded Sailor Moon pictures on his computer in the 2001 movie The Hole.
- In the movie The Core, a male character was teased by another one for searching Sailor Moon sites.
- In episode 17 of Excel Saga, Excel (who was also voiced by Kotono Mitsuishi) performed a parody of Sailor Moon, including hand gestures and an introductory speech.
- At the end of the "Lucky Channel" segment in episode 12 of Lucky Star, Minoru Shiraishi announced, "if you don't watch next week's episode, I'll turn into Mars and scold you," in a parody of Sailor Mars' usual introductory speech.
- In the character creation engine of the fighting video game Mortal Kombat Armageddon, there are two available anime hairstyles for women, one of them being a reproduction of Sailor Moon's hairstyle.
- Sailor Moon is featured extensively in commercial hentai manga, anime, and tokusatsu productions in Japan.
- In the anime series Mobile Fighter G Gundam, the design for Nobel Gundam was heavily influenced by Sailor V.
- In Totally Spies! The Movie, one of Clover's rejected designs for the spies' new uniforms resembled the sailor fuku worn by the Sailor Senshi. Katie Griffin, who played Rei Hino/Sailor Mars in the English dub, also provided the voice for Alex in seasons 3-6 of Totally Spies!.
- The 1995 graphic adventure game Torin's Passage included an image of Hotaru imprisoned in crystal. According to Bryan Wilkinson, the art technician for the game, he scanned the image from a trading card and inserted it as a tribute.
- In issue 27 of the JLA comic book, the Martian Manhunter appeared under the disguise of a female Japanese journalist named "Hino Rei," whom Clark Kent introduces to Bruce Wayne over dinner. When identifying "Rei" as J'onn J'onzz, Bruce tells him that the name was "a giveaway."
- A planet named Kinmoku was mentioned in the Transformers reference book Transformers Animated: The AllSpark Almanac II as an "unclaimed or neutral organic planet."
- In episode 18 of Durarara!!×2, there was a poster for "Zeira Moon" (ゼイラームーン), featuring a sailor-suited girl with brunette odango striking a pose similar to Sailor Moon's.
- The first episode of the OVA series Puni Puni Poemy has the main character of the same name battle against several iconic characters from the magical girl genre, including Sailor Moon. Kotono Mitsuishi voiced the character Itsue Aasu in the series.
- The 2012 video game Retro City Rampage has Sailor Moon's hairstyle available for the player to buy.
- In the intro of the 1996 video game Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail!, a girl dressed like Sailor Moon is seen crying outside the hotel.
- In the episode "House Guest" of the animated series Steven Universe, a book with Usagi on the cover can be seen in Steven's drawer.
- Pacific Rim Sourcebook, published by R. Talsorian Games in 1994 for the tabletop RPG Cyberpunk 2020, contained a reference to Sailor Moon in a section describing the fictional Japanese subculture of Grapplers – members of the subculture are described as drawing inspiration from games, manga, and anime. The part with the reference is: “Last week I met this cute, (allegedly) 14 year-old blonde girl with a strange costume. Looked like a modified school girl outfit with a tiara. Even my scanners couldn't detect any cyberware. You wouldn't believe it, but just 3 hours ago, I was covering a Grappler–Bosozoku fight, and I saw her again. She melted a hole in an Ashigaru Cyberbike with a finger-mounted laser while saying "Moon-beam power!". These are some seriously twisted kids. – "Digger" Jackson, Sendai Net54 News Reporter”
- The episode "Astro B.O.Y.D.!" of the Disney animated series DuckTales included a girl cosplaying as Sailor Moon in Tokyolk and a figurine of a rabbit dressed as Sailor Moon.
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