Sailor Moon is a Japanese shōjo manga series by Naoko Takeuchi. It was originally serialized in Nakayoshi from 1991 to 1997; the 52 individual chapters were published in 18 tankōbon volumes. ...read more.
Seriously?!?!?! Why is this so low on the list?!?! This is just as much a (what I call staple anime) as DBZ and Naruto! I mean really?!?! Come on! A lot of us grew up with these girls! It deserves to be in the top ten but for it to not even be in the top twenty is downright flat out disrespect! I love Fairy Tail. That is my heart and current addiction. I am a true die hard fan but I'll never forget where I came from. Just like there are gateway drugs, Sailor Moon was my gateway anime and it deserves way more respect than this! If it doesn't surpass DBZ, it at least deserves to be next in line!
Sure, Sailor Moon has really cheesy phrases and loads of comedic battles, but don't forget the messages that she teaches us; being kind to others, protecting the ones you love the most, never giving up. She is a teacher, as well as a super hero for everyone. As you go on through the series you see her making friends, who at first were like "outcasts", which always creates a smile across my face because it goes to show that you can be friends with anyone. I love how cute and full of comedic action there is in Sailor Moon but most of all, it taught me how to love.
When I think of the greatest, I think of anime that were respected outside of Japan and America, anime that mainstreamed in multiple country, with a heavy fan base, strong anime and manga sales and merchandise. Sailor moon already outclasses majority of the top ten not including the top 3. The story off Serena captivated everyone not just boys. Her dumb blonde ness and great heart chArmed men women and her enemies. It was around since the 80s 90s which was the era of the beginning of the best anime. Plus if your first anime wasn't dragonball z I'm willing bet my left ovary sailor moon was it, Rank 43 is just disrespectful.
I grew up with this anime so I know it's appealing to children and adults alike. When I was youg what more could I want than to have dedicated friends to save the world with?! Now that I'm older I've watched the Original and finally read the manga too and I must say I was blown away. The story is so much more than meets the eye. You get to see in depth what it's like to have the world on your shoulders! Sailor Moon is truly the best of the best.
The first anime I ever watched, the story that started it all. I wouldn't be watching anime right now if it weren't for Sailor Moon. Who doesn't know the blonde dumpling head that goes "In the name of the moon! I will punish you! " For most non-anime watchers, if you mention anime to them they automatically say "Oh, like Sailor Moon? " Well, at least for me anyway. Sailor Moon is #1 all the way.
Really 25? It was and still is the anime of my childhood. Just watched all episodes over and still can say I love it over all. You have everything what you need in there. Justice, love, friendship and a lot of fun. Who didn't want to be a sailor warrior when they where young?
With a gallery full of likable characters, thrilling action and a vivid plot, Sailor Moon doesn't fail to disappoint. What makes it so great is that it creates full characters even for the villains. They're not non-dimensional, but also faces inner-demons themselves. (Well almost every villain, the super villains are though 100% evil).
Are you kidding me? This isn't in the top 10? My friend got me into this show and I'm in love. I'm having a hard time keeping up with the storyline, but as far as the characters go it's amazing. I'm happy that instead of a perfect heroine that beats all the bad guys easily they went with a character who started off weak, lazy, and using crying as a weapon. - Discord
Fighting evil by moonlight, winning love by daylight, never running from a real fight - she is the one named Sailor Moon! Maybe not Sailor Moon herself, but the rest of the Sailor Scouts were the ideal display of girl power back in the day! - rainsk
Sailor moon is the first anime I ever watched and made me love it! Sailor moon is one of the best anime out there and it needs more credit! 35 what it needs to go higher up on the list. But it's so funny and anyone can love (well I don't know about guys.
Sailor Moon is definitely the best anime T. V series of all time. When I was younger I knew hardly anyone who didn't like the show. Sailor Moon is awesome, and I couldn't believe it when I heard that they are remaking the original manga series I was so excited. Sailor Moon should at least be in the top ten of the "best anime shows of all time"! I mean come on.
I love the serie. I've almost seen them all and it's very entertaining to watch. Always filled with action and good stuff. All the characters are also unique. Overall, I love everything about Sailor Moon.
Sailor Moon is awesome an icon of its generation. Must be watched in Japanese with subs for those of us that don't speak Japanese. English version cuts out a lot of the best stuff and dumbs it down
How can Sailor Moon be so low on this list? I mean, come on, this anime has more story in one season than Naruto had in every episode combined!
It's a shame that this beautiful Classic is only at number 44! This anime taught us so much! It's still my favourite, my number one forever. Sailor Moon deserves a better place like the top ten. Come on guys, you should know that many of got into anime thanks to Sailor Moon. I just love the characters, the music, the storylines! It always brings back so much memories. Actually this is the only anime I've ever rewatched.
An anime that combines mythology, astronomy, mineralogy, romance and action, this is what one would denominate a sublime anime. It really deserves to be #1 according to my point of view.
What - Sailor Moon at 18th place? Come on people! Both English and Japanese version rule!
I can't believe sailor moon isn't number 1! This anime is completely iconic and made history. Greatest shoujo anime of all time
Classic anime. Sailor Moon is the definition of the magical girl genre and inspired countless other anime. Hugely successful, instantly recognizable, and still popular today.
A true gem of anime! No other magical girls will ever beat this anime! True love and thought went into and it deserves to be in the top 10! A big breaking point for women within anime :)!
Okay but let me let you know Sailor Moon was the anime that introduced a huge amount of anime watchers to anime. It is a huge classic and one of the most popular anime worldwide. I can't think that this is not even in the top ten! - childishfreak
This is the best anime I've ever seen! I think it should be the number 1 in the list! Fighting Evil by Moonlight, Winning Love by Daylight, Never running from a real fight! She is the one named Sailor Moon!
I really LOVE SAILOR MOON! It's really my favourite anime! I don't care how many animes I watch I still gonna love sailor moon. And it's gonna still be my favourite anime!
I don't understand why this isn't in the top ten. It's basically the female counterpart of Dragon ball.
Come on guys, sailor moon is such a classic. At least top ten if not 5.