Geeky·Posted on Apr 12, 201816 Facts That All Self-Respecting "Sailor Moon" Fans Should KnowAt one point, Disney wanted to get the rights to make a full "Sailor Moon" movie!by Anna AridzanjanBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. The hand signs that Sailor Moon makes while she says her famous line, “In the name of the moon, I will punish you” means "I love you” in sign language. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tōei Animation / Via giphy.com 2. In the original series, Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune are a lesbian couple. However, in the U.S. version, the show was changed so that they were cousins. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tōei Animation / Via giphy.com And apparently, all of the Sailor Scouts had a huge crush on Sailor Uranus. 3. The creator of Sailor Moon was inspired by the Power Rangers. Saban Entertainment, Tōei Animation In fact, manga artist Naoko Takeuchi had purposefully set out to make a girl's equivalent to the show, complete with five badass warrior ladies. 4. Sailor Moon was actually supposed to have pink or silver hair after her transformation. Tōei Animation / BuzzFeed Takeuchi revealed that an editor recommended keeping the heroine's blonde hair because it would stand out better on the cover of comic books. 5. Luna and Artemis are actually aliens. The manga series includes a backstory that reveals they came from the planet Mau, whose inhabitants can take on feline and humanoid forms. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tōei Animation / Via giphy.com 6. The U.S. originally planned to produce an Americanized version of the TV series, and there's a 17-minute pilot episode out there, somewhere. Toon Makers / Via youtube.com The deal for Toon Makers, the animation studio who wanted to produce the full series, eventually fell through, and the two-minute promo video for the show was the only thing ever publicly released. 7. In the original manga series, Sailor Venus was cursed so that she would never find the love of her life. Tokyopop / Via missdream.org 8. Zoisite is actually a gay man, but in the German and English dubbed versions of the show, his character is given a woman's voice. Tōei Animation 9. Sailor Mercury isn't technically allergic to love or love letters — her hives could just be a stress response. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tōei Animation 10. In the Polish translation of the manga series, Sailor Saturn was mistakenly translated as "SAILOR SATAN". Tōei Animation 11. Disney once planned to secure the rights to Sailor Moon, in order to make a feature film. Limji1234 [CC BY-SA 4.0 (creativecommons.org], via Wikimedia Commons, Tōei Animation / Via sailormoon.wikia.com However, the manga series author Naoko Takeuchi disapproved – and the plan was discarded. 12. Takeuchi also named Usagi's parents and brother after her own family members. Tōei Animation 13. Sailor Mars is left-handed. You can tell when she fires her arrow with her left hand. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tōei Animation 14. Before she began drawing manga, Takeuchi studied chemistry and pharmacology – and successfully completed her studies with a thesis about the "Increased Growth of Thromboses using Ultrasound." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF giphy / Via giphy.com 15. Luna's human form is only one year younger than Bunny / Usagi. Tōei Animation 16. And finally, the Sailor Starlights are men "in real life" but when they transform, they turn into female warriors. Three-lights.net / Via sailormoon.wikia.com This post was translated from German.