Let's Admire Sailor Moon Anime Scenery

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The original Sailor Moon anime had some seriously stunning backgrounds. Look at those pastels!

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Adapted from the popular manga, the Sailor Moon anime debuted in Japan in 1992.

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And the artists that worked on it created something really special and truly beautiful.

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The interiors are also terrific.

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This article was originally published on April 4, 2017. It has since been updated.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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seoulsister
Seoul Sister

I’m not much an anime person, but Sailor Moon always holds a special place in my heart. The abstract nature of a lot of the backgrounds is a little touch that you don’t think about much, but a lot of them create a nice otherworldly feel for especially the night scenes. Ostensibly, Sailor Moon’s city at night is just that: a city at night. But there’s all this aqua sky, or pink lights, pastel facades, etc

There’s also just really cool clutter in her bedroom a lot.