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Fiore, an old friend from Mamoru's lonely childhood who couldn't survive on Earth, returns with flowers he promised Mamoru... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Kotono Mitsuishi ... Usagi Tsukino / Sailor Moon (voice)
Tôru Furuya ... Mamoru Chiba / Tuxedo Mask (voice)
Michie Tomizawa ... Rei Hino / Sailor Mars (voice)
Aya Hisakawa ... Ami Mizuno / Sailor Mercury (voice)
Emi Shinohara ... Makoto Kino / Sailor Jupiter (voice)
Rica Fukami ... Minako Aino / Sailor Venus (voice)
Keiko Han ... Luna (voice)
Yasuhiro Takato ... Artemis (voice)
Kae Araki ... Chibiusa (voice)
Wakana Yamazaki ... Flower Youma Gurishina (voice)
Hiromi Nishikawa ... Flower Youma Kanpanyura (voice)
Megumi Ogata ... Young Mamoru (voice)
Tomoko Maruo ... Young Fiore (voice)
Mahito Ôba ... Newscaster (voice)
Hikaru Midorikawa ... Fiore (voice)
Yumi Tôma ... Xenian Flower (voice)
Terri Hawkes ... Serena / Sailor Moon (voice: English version)

Tracey Hoyt ... Rini (voice: English version)

Susan Roman ... Lita / Sailor Jupiter (voice: English version)
Karen Bernstein ... Amy / Sailor Mercury (voice: English version)

Katie Griffin ... Raye / Sailor Mars (voice: English version)

Stephanie Morgenstern ... Mina / Sailor Venus (voice: English version)

Vince Corazza ... Darien / Tuxedo Mask (voice: English version) (as Vince Corroza)

Jill Frappier ... Luna (voice: English version)
Ron Rubin ... Artemis (voice: English version)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Johnny Yong Bosch ... Artemis (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)

Robbie Daymond ... Mamoru Chiba - Tuxedo Mask (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)

Sandy Fox ... Chibiusa (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)

Kate Higgins ... Ami Mizuno - Sailor Mercury (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)

Cherami Leigh ... Minako Aino - Sailor Venus (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)
Amanda Céline Miller ... Makoto Kino - Sailor Jupiter (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)
Michelle Ruff ... Luna (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)

Stephanie Sheh ... Usagi Tsukino - Sailor Moon (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)

Cristina Valenzuela ... Rei Hino - Sailor Mars (Viz Media dub) (voice: English version)

Susan Aceron ... The Kisenian Blossom (voice: English version) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Steven Bednarski ... Fiore (voice: English version) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)

Julie Lemieux ... Young Darien (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Mary Long ... Young Fiore (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
Kunihiko Ikuhara 
Writing credits
Sukehiro Tomita (screenplay)

Naoko Takeuchi (author: Kodansha Monthly Nakayoshi)

Lisa Lumby-Richards  adaptation (English version) (as Lisa Lumby Richards)

Produced by
Hideki Goto .... supervising producer (English version) (as Henry Goto)
Louis Hurtubise .... producer (English version)
James McGowan .... executive producer (English version)
Janice Sonski .... executive producer (English version)
Tsutomu Tomari .... executive producer
Hiroe Tsukamoto .... producer (English version)
Original Music by
Takanori Arisawa 
Cinematography by
Motoi Takahashi (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Yasuhiro Yoshikawa 
Art Direction by
Junichi Taniguchi 
Production Management
Munehisa Higuchi .... production manager
Toshiro Takamizu .... assistant unit manager
Makiko Takane .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Takuya Igarashi .... assistant director
Art Department
Tadao Kubota .... art supervisor
Kunio Tsujita .... color key
Sound Department
Yasuyuki Konno .... sound effects
Angelo Oddi .... sound mixer (English version)
Adam Smith .... sound recording engineer (English version)
Yoshikazu Suzuki .... sound recording assistant
Yasuo Tachibana .... sound recordist
Kozue Tsuruta .... sound effects assistant
Special Effects by
Chiaki Hirao .... special effects
Norio Katsuoka .... special effects
Masayuki Kawachi .... special effects
Yoshiaki Okada .... special effects
Nao Ota .... special effects
Shôji Satô .... special effects
Nobuhiro Shimokawa .... special effects
Animation Department
Yasuhiro Aoki .... key animator
Takashi Aoyama .... key animator
Koichi Arai .... key animator
Kazuhisa Asai .... background artist
Yuki Enatsu .... inbetween animator
Mikiko Enomura .... ink and paint artist
Hideki Hamazu .... key animator (as Hideki Hamasu)
Shinya Hasegawa .... key animator
Kazuyuki Hashimoto .... background artist
Jun'ichi Hayama .... key animator
Shinichi Hirai .... inbetween animator
Daisuke Hiruma .... key animator
Masae Honbashi .... ink and paint artist
Yasuko Horii .... ink and paint artist
Nao Ikeda .... background artist
Yuu Ikeda .... inbetween animator
Tetsuya Inukai .... background artist
Kiyomi Ishiwatari .... inbetween animator
Yasue Itasaka .... ink and paint artist
Ikuko Itô .... key animator (as Ikuko Ito)
Hisashi Kagawa .... key animator
Kyoko Kametani .... inbetween animator (as Kyoko Kameya)
Yasuko Kanno .... ink and paint artist
Ai Kikuchi .... inbetween animator
Yuya Kishi .... inbetween animator
Hisatoshi Kokubo .... inbetween animator
Yoshimi Komai .... inbetween animator
Takeshi Kumagaya .... inbetween animator
Ayako Kurata .... inbetween animator
Mamoru Kurosawa .... key animator
Ryoichi Kyakumoto .... inbetween animator
Kaori Masaoka .... inbetween animator
Yoshihiko Matsui .... inbetween animator
Yuichiro Matsumoto .... inbetween animator
Hiromi Matsushita .... key animator
Hisashi Mawatari .... inbetween animator
Sonomi Mori .... inbetween animator
Tomoyoshi Muruyama .... inbetween animator
Michiyo Nagai .... ink and paint artist
Koji Nashizawa .... key animator
Masumi Nikaido .... ink and paint artist
Kinue Nishida .... inbetween animator
Yoko Obori .... ink and paint artist (as Yoko Ohori)
Morihito Ohara .... background artist
Hiroko Oshima .... inbetween animator
Kayo Oshima .... inbetween animator
Tsuneo Ozeki .... background artist (as Tsueno Ozeki)
Kouji Sakagi .... background artist (as Koji Sakaki)
Yoshiko Sakuma .... ink and paint artist
Takeshi Sasaki .... inbetween animator
Miyuki Satô .... background artist (as Miyuki Sato)
Aiko Seguchi .... ink and paint artist
Naotoshi Shida .... key animator
Yoshiyuki Shikano .... background artist
Hiromi Shirakami .... inbetween animator
Shigeyuki Suga .... key animator
Noriko Sugiyama .... inbetween animator
Kazuko Tadano .... animation director
Shino Tagami .... inbetween animator
Kenichi Tajiri .... background artist
Mineko Takaishi .... ink and paint artist
Kazuhiro Takamura .... inbetween animator
Setsuya Tanabe .... inbetween animator
Yûichi Tanaka .... key animator (as Yuichi Tanaka)
Junichi Taniguchi .... character designer
Yuka Terao .... inbetween animator
Akiko Tokinae .... ink and paint artist
Yukiko Tominaga .... ink and paint artist
Shinichi Toyonaga .... ink and paint artist
Keiko Tsuchiya .... inbetween animator
Tomoko Ueki .... ink and paint manager
Atsuko Ueno .... inbetween animator
Chika Ueno .... inbetween animator
Tatsuya Uetsu .... inbetween animator
Yukiko Ueyama .... ink and paint artist
Kenichi Umemoto .... inbetween animator
Jean Uramoto .... ink and paint artist
Hiroshi Washizaki .... background artist
Maki Yamada .... inbetween animator
Noriyasu Yamauchi .... key animator
Masahide Yanagisawa .... key animator
Miki Yoshikawa .... inbetween animator
Mitsuo Yoshino .... background artist
Keiko Yoshizawa .... ink and paint artist
Minoru Ôkôchi .... background artist (as Minoru Ôkouchi)
Editorial Department
Igor Boros .... editor: video (English version)
Scott Broad .... editor: video (English version)
Matthew Clayson .... editor: video (English version)
Music Department
Angelo Oddi .... music designer (English version)
Bob Summers .... composer: additional music (English version)
Other crew
Iriya Azuma .... planning
Igor Boros .... video designer (English version)
Scott Broad .... video designer (English version)
Matthew Clayson .... video designer (English version)
Janice Sonski .... story editor (English version)
John Stocker .... voice director (English version)
Rika Takahashi .... English subtitles
Nicole Thuault .... dubbing coordinator (English version)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gekijô-ban - Bishôjo senshi Sêrâ Mûn R" - Japan (original title)
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60 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:Atp | Canada:G (Manitoba) (special edition) (DVD) | Canada:PG (Nova Scotia) (special edition) (DVD) | Spain:T

Did You Know?

Continuity: Tuxedo Mask knocks Fiore's sword out of his hands and it lands between Artemis's legs. As Fiore's nails are growing, Luna is where Artemis should be and she has the sword between her legs. The other cat is missing. Then when Tuxedo Mask falls down, both of the cats are back and they are lying down by the sword with Artemis in front again.See more »
Darien - Tuxedo Mask:The reason the Earth seems so evil to you is that the Sailor Scouts drive out the negative forces!
Fiore:They *are* the negative forces!
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Movie Connections:
Sailor Moon ThemeSee more »


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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
My first exposure to real Sailormoon!, 24 November 2004
Author: naia_zifu from USA

I was lucky enough to be given a fansub of this movie many years ago, before I really knew anything about the original version of BSSM. It might sound corny, but this movie changed my life. I knew the dub playing on television wasn't the real version, but I didn't know how much had been changed, or how much better the original was, until this! The "R" in the title stands for "romance, but the theme of this movie is definitely loneliness. Mamoru was lonely when he lost his parents as a child, Fiore was lonely when he had to leave his only friend, the Senshi were lonely before they met Usagi. . . the only thing I would have to disagree with is that Usagi is the answer to all loneliness. But then, Usagi is the answer to just about every problem in BSSM, so I shouldn't be surprised :-P . What surprised me about this movie when I first saw it was that this wasn't some dumbed-down little girls' show like the television dub made it out to be. The characters were much less one-dimensional, the plot darker, the voices infinitely less annoying, and it was my first exposure to the recurring theme of homosexuality in BSSM. Fiore is like an obsessed ex-lover of Mamoru's rather than an estranged friend. This is good not only for the comic relief of the girls' speculations on Mamoru's sexuality, but also that Fiore is a very sympathetic character-- even those uncomfortable with homosexuality (as I was when I first saw this) can't help feeling sorry for him, knowing Mamoru will never return his affections the way he wants. The crew interview compares the movie to _Romeo and Juliet_, which may be a bit much, but their Shakespearean influence definitely shows, as this is by far the most beautiful and dramatic of the BSSM movies.

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