In episode 54 of Toon Talk Weekly, we talk about Sailor Moon and how it came to define anime in North America during the mid-90s. We continue on to discuss the pilot episode of “Sailor Moon” and compare it with the newly rebooted pilot episode of “Sailor Moon Crystal.”
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Sailor Moon appears to have been a driving force in helping boost Cartoon Network’s Toonami block of programming. It led the way in helping people get interested in anime as well as other shows such as Dragon Ball Z.
The first episode of Sailor Moon, titled "A Moon Star is Born," contains the same plot as the first episode from the new series Sailor Moon Crystal, titled “Act 1 USAGI - SAILOR MOON.”