Luna (Sailor Moon)

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One of the central feline characters from the Japanese anime, Sailor Moon, and the first to appear in the series; Luna is Sailor Moon's guide cat and embodied conscience. She is there to train Sailor Moon and the other Sailor Senshi. At the beginning of the series, she gives the Senshi their transformation devices and other items. She becomes less prominent as the series progresses, but was the subject of the second film based on a comic book story about her.

While the Kingdom on the Moon still existed, Luna was, along with Artemis, a guardian and probably servant of the first Moon Queen Serenity, Sailor Moon's mother. She was sent to Earth in order to look after Princess Serenity's reincarnation. As the series progresses, Luna's and Artemis' daughter Diana comes from the future.

Luna's English dub voice has a very noticeable British accent, and is heavily commented on having a well-rehearsed 'English nanny' sort of tone, but is considered inappropriate given her more youthful Japanese voice and her momentary appearance as a beautiful young human woman named Princess Kaguya.

In the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon series, Luna is portrayed as a stuffed toy, but is also occasionally rendered using CGI effects. The same voice that performed Luna in the original Japanese anime, Keiko Han, also does Luna's voice as a cat in PGSM. Later on in the series, Luna gains the ability to turn into a young human girl, played by Rina Koike, who turns out to also be able to become a Sailor Senshi. Luna's personality as a human girl is essentially identical to her canon-established personality.

Luna is also a Latin word meaning "moon." Luna also appears in Roman mythology as the equivalent to the Greek moon goddess Selene.

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Sailor Moon Characters
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Protagonists Usagi Tsukino | Ami Mizuno | Rei Hino | Makoto Kino | Minako Aino | Setsuna Meioh | Michiru Kaioh | Haruka Tenoh | Hotaru Tomoe
Mamoru Chiba | Chibiusa | Chibi Chibi | Sailor Starlights | Princess Kakyuu | Luna | Artemis | Diana | Queen Serenity

Manga and Anime Villains "Dark Kingdom" Sailormoon/ Sailormoon: Queen Metallia | Queen Beryl | Shitennou ("Four Kings")
"Doom Tree" (Does Not Appear/R (Return)) : Ail (Alan) | En (Ann) | Makaiju (Doom Tree)

"Black Moon" (Black Moon/ R(Romance)): Death Phantom | Demande | Saphir | Esmeraude | Rubeus | Ayakashi Sisters

"Death Busters" (Infinity Arc/ Super): Pharaoh 90 | Mistress 9 | Professor Tomoe | Germatoid | Kaolinite | Witches 5
"Dead Moon Circus" (Dream Arc/ SuperS): Nehelenia | Zirconia | Zircon | Amazon Trio | Amazoness Quartet
"Shadow Galactica" (Stars Arc/ Sailorstars): Chaos | Sailor Galaxia | Iron Mouse | Aluminum Siren | Lead Crow | Tin Nyanko | Heavy Metal Papillon | Sailor Lethe | Sailor Mnemosyne | Sailor Phi | Sailor Chi | Sailor Chaos

Live Action and Myuu Villains "Sera Myuu" (Musicals) : | Pewter Fox | Titan Kerokko
"Pretty Guardian Sailormoon" (Live Action Sailormoon): | Mio Kuroki

Support Cast Shingo Tsukino | Ikuko Tsukino | Kenji Tsukino | Naru Osaka | Gurio Umino | Haruna Sakurada | Motoki Furuhata | Unazuki Furuhata | Yūichirō Kumada
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