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Sailor Moon villain group
Shadow Galactica
Story arc: Sailor Stars
Dub name: (never dubbed)
Leader: Sailor Galaxia
Chaos form: Chaos itself
Key figures: Sailor Animamates, other corrupted Senshi
MOTD: Phage
Tools: Golden bracelets, Sapphire Crystal

Shadow Galactica (シャドウギャラクティカ Shadō Gyarakutika?) is a fictional organization from the Sailor Moon metaseries. They are the villains of the fifth story arc in both the manga and the anime. Sailor Moon , officially translated as Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon) is the title of a famous media franchise created by Japanese manga artist Naoko Takeuchi. ... Sailor Stars was the culmination of the Sailor Moon Japanese anime, ending in the defeat of Chaos and the restoration of the souls stolen by Sailor Galaxia. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Sailor Galaxias evil form as seen in Sailor Stars Sailor Galaxia is a fictional character in the Sailor Moon metaverse. ... Just as the name suggests, this charming fellow was the final enemy of Sailor Moon, and he vowed to utterly destory the universe. ... The Sailor Animamates (occasionally romanized as Sailor Anima-Mates) are a fictional squadron in the Sailor Moon metaseries. ... The Sailor Team and Chibichibi. ... King Sphinx, an example of a Villain of the Week, from the Power Rangers series Villain of the week (or, depending on genre, monster of the week) is a term that describes the nature of one-use antagonists in episodic fiction, specifically ongoing American genre-based television series. ... FicTioNaL is a Gaming Legend. ... An organization or organisation (read more about -ize vs -ise) is a formal group of people with one or more shared goals. ... Sailor Moon , officially translated as Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon) is the title of a famous media franchise created by Japanese manga artist Naoko Takeuchi. ... A metaseries includes series of stories which include references to each other and some overall similar chronological or cast backdrop, but are not similar enough to be considered direct sequels. ... One popular concept of the villain, meant to mimic the purposely distinctive visage of villains from silent films of the early 20th century. ... Sailor Stars was the culmination of the Sailor Moon Japanese anime, ending in the defeat of Chaos and the restoration of the souls stolen by Sailor Galaxia. ... The first cover of the Sailor Moon manga, February 1992. ... This eyecatch illustrates Sailor Moons bright visual style. ...


Shadow Galactica is an organization dedicated to stealing "starseeds", the essence of sentient life, from all in the universe. Their ultimate goal is to reorganize the universe in the image that Chaos desires. This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Life (disambiguation), Lives (disambiguation) or Living (disambiguation), Living Things (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that Long-term goal be merged into this article or section. ... Just as the name suggests, this charming fellow was the final enemy of Sailor Moon, and he vowed to utterly destory the universe. ...


Sailor Galaxia is the self-described "Golden Queen" of Shadow Galactica, commanding all actions of its servants. She possesses a powerful Sailor Crystal, the "Sapphire Crystal", and has used it to create a castle for herself at Zero Star. Sailor Galaxias evil form as seen in Sailor Stars Sailor Galaxia is a fictional character in the Sailor Moon metaverse. ... The List of Sailor Moon locations tries to enumerate the most important locations found in the world of Sailor Moon, an anime/manga metaseries set mostly in a fictionalized version of Tokyo, Japan. ...

Contents

Servants

The Sailor Animamates

Main article: Sailor Animamates

Galaxia's main reapers of starseeds appear in both the anime and manga. Their names are prefixed by the title "Sailor," followed by a metal and an animal. Despite the title, none of them is a true Sailor Senshi — in fact, the manga reveals that each of them murdered the Senshi of her home planet in order to win Galaxia's favor. The Sailor Animamates (occasionally romanized as Sailor Anima-Mates) are a fictional squadron in the Sailor Moon metaseries. ... The Sailor Team and Chibichibi. ... In the Star Wars fictional universe, the Core Worlds are the known worlds, or planetary systems, that are near the core of the Star Wars galaxy. ...


In the anime, the four Animamates are Sailor Iron Mouse, Sailor Aluminum Siren, Sailor Lead Crow, and Sailor Tin Nyanko. In the manga, they are led by Sailor Heavy Metal Papillon. The musicals introduce Sailor Pewter Fox and Sailor Titanium Kerokko.


Phage

"Sailor Guts", a phage derived from an American football player.
"Sailor Guts", a phage derived from an American football player.

The term phage (ファージ fāji?) is used only in the anime. It describes any monster of the week created by a Sailor Animamate. When a person's starseed is extracted, his or her body becomes a sort of parody Senshi (gender being retained). They change shape based on their dominant personality trait or hobby, and take on exaggerated mannerisms and names such as "Sailor Pretty," "Sailor Guts," or "Sailor Antique." Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Villain of the week (or, depending on genre, monster of the week) is a concept that describes the format of certain television shows. ... Parody of Back to the Future In contemporary usage, a parody is a work that imitates another work in order to ridicule, ironically comment on, or poke some affectionate fun at the work itself, the subject of the work, the author or fictional voice of the parody, or another subject. ...


Each of them is abandoned when the Animamate discovers that the victim has a "blank" — a "normal" starseed. After fighting the Phage, Eternal Sailor Moon has the power to restore them to their normal forms. The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow.

Sailor Lethe and Sailor Mnemosyne

Sailor Lethe and Sailor Mnemosyne in the Materials Collection artbook.
Sailor Lethe and Sailor Mnemosyne in the Materials Collection artbook.

Sailor Lethe (セーラー・レテ Sērā Rete?) and Sailor Mnemosyne (セーラー・ムネモシュネ Sērā Munemoshune?) appear only in Act 48 of the manga. They are twin sisters[1] and come from the planets Lethe and Mnemosyne, respectively. Their planets were small, poor, and plagued by violence and chaos. When Galaxia appeared and brought death and ruin, the two had no choice but to follow her in the hopes of someday finding peace. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


Sailor Lethe is named for a naiad in Greek mythology, and for a river of the Greek underworld where dead souls go to forget their past lives before being reincarnated. Sailor Mnemosyne is named for the Titaness of memory, the mother of the muses, as well as another river in the underworld which brought remembrance and omniscience. In Classical Greek, Lethe (LEE-thee) literally means forgetfulness or concealment. The Greek word for truth is a-lethe-ia, meaning un-forgetfulness or un-concealment. In Greek mythology, Lethe is one of the several rivers of Hades. ... A Naiad by John William Waterhouse, 1893. ... The bust of Zeus found at Otricoli (Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican) Greek mythology is the body of stories belonging to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world and their own cult and ritual practices. ... In Greek mythology, the underworld indicates the kingdom of deaths. ... Reincarnation, literally to be made flesh again, is a doctrine or mystical belief that some essential part of a living being (in some variations only human beings) survives death to be reborn in a new body. ... Mnemosyne (Greek , IPA in RP and in General American) (sometimes shortened to Mneme) was the personification of memory in Greek mythology. ... In Greek mythology, the Muses (Greek , Mousai: from the Proto-Indo-European root *men- think, from which mind and mental are also derived[1]) are nine goddesses or spiritual guides who embody the arts and inspire the creation process with their graces through remembered and improvised song and stage, writing... Omniscience is the capacity to know everything infinitely, or at least everything that can be known about a characters including thoughts, feelings, life and the universe etc. ...


Sailor Lethe first introduces herself as the ferryman of the desert river. She traps Eternal Sailor Moon at the bottom of the River of Oblivion, kills Luna, Artemis, and Diana, and attacks Sailor Moon. She is stopped by Sailor Mnemosyne, who says that Sailor Moon has been hurt enough. Luna. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Spoiler warning: Diana is the name of one of the feline characters in the Japanese anime series Sailor Moon. ...


Lethe says that Sailor Moon's Sailor Crystal, the Ginzuishou, is the cause for all of the wars they are experiencing, and that if it is destroyed, there will be peace. Sailor Moon offers her life if it will end the violence. Lethe and Mnemosyne are so moved by her self-sacrifice that they realize that whether or not Sailor Moon dies, the war will continue. Just as they are about to release the Senshi, Sailor Chi and Sailor Phi appear. These call Lethe and Mnemosyne useless fools and take their Sailor Crystals, which kills them. The Mystical Silver Crystal first appears. ... Marcus Aurelius and members of the Imperial family offer sacrifice in gratitude for success against Germanic tribes: contemporary bas-relief, Capitoline Museum, Rome For other uses, see Sacrifice (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Sailor Lethe has an attack called "Galactica Myosotis Alpestris," which she used to attack Usagi. Myosotis alpestris is the name of an alpine species of Forget-me-not. Binomial name Myosotis alpestris Myosotis alpestris or Alpine Forget-me-not is a plant species of the genus Myosotis. ... Species about 50 The Forget-me-nots are the genus Myosotis of flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae. ...


Sailor Chi and Sailor Phi

Sailor Chi and Sailor Phi in the Materials Collection artbook.
Sailor Chi and Sailor Phi in the Materials Collection artbook.

Appearing only in the manga and musicals, Sailor Chi (セーラー・カイ Sērā Kai?) and Sailor Phi (セーラー・ファイ Sērā Fai?) may be Galaxia's most loyal servants. They are named for two letters of the Greek alphabet, which are written X (Chi) and Φ (Phi). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Greek alphabet is an alphabet that has been used to write the Greek language since about the 9th century BC. It was the first alphabet in the narrow sense, that is, a writing system using a separate symbol for each vowel and consonant alike. ...


The pair are known as the Starseed Gardeners, or the Garden Crystal Senshi, and watch over the starseeds that are kept in the gardens around Galaxia's palace. They serve as messengers for Galaxia, overseeing her other servants and reporting on their actions. Sailor Phi first appears in Act 45, reporting Sailor Aluminum Siren's failure. Sailor Chi appears later, in Act 48. The Sailor Animamates (occasionally romanized as Sailor Anima-Mates) are a fictional squadron in the Sailor Moon metaseries. ...


Sailor Chi and Sailor Phi are responsible for the deaths of all three Sailor Starlights, Princess Kakyuu, and probably many others. They are defeated by Eternal Sailor Moon in Act 49, but not before they greatly increase Sailor Galaxia's power. The Sailor Starlights are fictional characters and Sailor Senshi, introduced in the final story arc of Sailor Moon. ... Princess Kakyuu (Kakyū, or fireball) is a fictional character in the Sailor Moon series. ...


The two have similar outfits; Chi's is green, bares her midriff, and ends in a long skirt slit to the thighs. Phi's is red, covers her midriff, and ends in pants. Each carries a staff with a sun symbol on top of it, which they can use to fight. Sailor Phi also uses an attack called "Galactica Plants Blizzard." A solar symbol is a symbol which symbolises the sun. ...


Sailor Theta

Ado Endoh as Sailor Theta
Ado Endoh as Sailor Theta

Sailor Theta (Θ) only appears in several of the Sailor Moon musicals and does not appear in the anime or manga. She is always seen accompanying Phi and Chi and working as Galaxia's servant. Theta disguises herself as a student in order to observe the sailor senshi and eventually attacks them with her partners. Theta does not have an individual attack, instead only shouting "Galactica Inflation" alongside Phi and Chi. Theta is often killed by Galaxia herself, along with Phi and Chi, for being too weak. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ado Endo is a Japanese actress best known from her work on SeraMyu. ... Flyer from the 2004 Musical SeraMyÅ« (セラミュー seramyÅ«, abbreviated from Sailor Moon musical セーラームーン・ミュージカル sÄ“rāmÅ«n myÅ«jikaru ) is the common abbreviation for a series of live theatre productions based on Naoko Takeuchis metaseries Sailor Moon. ...


She did not appear in the 12th musical, which was also based on the Sailor Stars series - she and the others were replaced instead by the Shitennou. Sailor Stars was the culmination of the Sailor Moon Japanese anime, ending in the defeat of Chaos and the restoration of the souls stolen by Sailor Galaxia. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Sailor Buttress

Sailor Buttress (セーラー・バトレス Sērā Batoresu?) only appears in one of the Sailor Moon musicals (specifically, Sailor Stars). By definition, buttresses are decorative supports for buildings, and Sailor Buttress functions the same way to Galaxia. She is Galaxia's lieutenant and gives orders to the Animamates, MC Fly, and Chi, Phi, and Theta. She also announces Galaxia's entry, functioning as a herald. Her costume is very similar to Galaxia's, only it is brown instead of gold and carries a metal fan. Nothing of her origin is revealed. Flyer from the 2004 Musical The Sailor Moon musicals ), commonly referred to as SeraMyu ), are a series of live theatre productions based on Naoko Takeuchis metaseries Sailor Moon. ...


MC Fly

MC Fly was a male servant of Galaxia, who lead a trio of insect based villains: Shadow Mantis (Sailor Phi), Shadow Bug (Sailor Chi), and Shadow Bee (Sailor Theta). He only appeared in the fourth musical. He appeared first as the Master of Ceremonies (MC) for a school talent competition, clad in a Phantom of the Opera styled outfit. His true form was that of a fly-man, with antenna on his head and wings. He could shapeshift and took the form of Endymion to fight Tuxedo Mask. After the fourth musical, the bug theme was dropped and he was replaced with Kayosu. 65. ... The title character as depicted by Lon Chaney, Sr. ... Mamoru Chiba ) is the primary male protagonist of the Sailor Moon metaseries. ...


Kyaosu

Kyaosu ( Kyaosu?, or "Chaos") is another male servant of Galaxia who only appears in the fifth musical. He is portrayed as the comic relief, often being bullied by Sailor Phi, Chi, and Theta. He disguises himself as the director of a school play that the Inner Senshi are starring in and also poses as the Three Lights' manager. In an amusing addition, as director he worked for "Banzai," a parody of Bandai, who sponsored the musicals at the time. His true form has multicolored streamers attached to a mohawk; he wears a black leather biker jacket and pants, exposing his chest. Comic relief is the inclusion of a humorous character or scene or witty dialogue in an otherwise serious work, often to relieve tension. ... The Sailor Starlights are fictional characters and Sailor Senshi, introduced in the final story arc of Sailor Moon. ... This article is about the Japanese toy manufacturer. ...


He is weak - Rei Hino in civilian form is able to beat him up after he works with the other Shadow Galactica members to frame Rei for a crime. Later on in the musical, he makes a deal to assist Sailor Moon, taking her and the Starlights to the Galaxy Cauldron and promising to save a Senshi from death (he saves Sailor Mercury). Rei Hino ) is a fictional character, a Sailor Senshi, one of the central characters in the Sailor Moon metaseries. ... Sailor Moon , officially translated as Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon) is the title of a famous media franchise created by Japanese manga artist Naoko Takeuchi. ... Ami Mizuno Ami Mizuno (水野 亜美 Mizuno Ami) is a Sailor Senshi, one of the central characters in the metaseries known as Sailor Moon. ...


However, after Galaxia's defeat, Kyaosu reveals himself to be Chaos. With his power sealed inside Galaxia, he was forced to inhabit a weak physical shell. After Moon purged his energy from the Golden Senshi, however, he regains his full strength and once more threatens to destroy the galaxy. He is defeated when all the Senshi - including a revived Galaxia - combine their powers.


Other members

Under Galaxia's power, the Sailor Team attacks Sailor Moon.
Under Galaxia's power, the Sailor Team attacks Sailor Moon.

In the manga, Tuxedo Mask and the Sailor Team are revived by Galaxia and forced into her service. While under her control, they battle Eternal Sailor Moon, Sailor Chibi Moon, and Sailor ChibiChibi with evil "Galactica" versions of their normal attacks. They attack in turn and together, injuring Sailor Moon and breaking her wings before she finally destroys their bracelets. They are reduced to ash, but their Sailor Crystals hang in the air briefly before Galaxia reclaims them. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Sailor Team. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Chibiusa Chibiusa (ちびうさ) (as said in Act 11); legally Usagi Tsukino and formally Usagi Small Lady Serenity Tsukino is a fictional character from the manga/anime Sailor Moon. ... ChibiChibi ) is a fictional character in the fifth story arc of the Sailor Moon metaseries. ...


In the anime, Galaxia frees Queen Nehellenia from the seal and encourages her to take her revenge by unleashing a nightmare upon the "people of the White Moon" in order to force Sailor Saturn to mature. After dragging Mamoru into her nightmare dimension, she captures all the Sailor Soldiers, and after being confronted by a powerless Usagi, her tragic past is revealed. However, Nehellenia is ultimately redeemed by their forgiveness, and reborn as a small child around Chibiusa's physical age. She is referred to as "Queen" even at this age, and she only remembers everything as a bad dream. Nehellenia could therefore be considered an unwitting member of Shadow Galactica. The Dead Moon Circus are the primary villains from the Sailormoon metaverses fourth season, SuperS (pronounced zu-paa-zu). Spoiler warning: During an eclipse of the sun, a strange circus floats into the town of Juuban, Tokyo, but no one seems to take notice. ... Sailor Saturn is really the tragic girl, Hotaru Tomoe. ...


In the anime, Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune willingly join her so that they can "remain together forever." Shortly afterwards they kill Sailor Pluto and Sailor Saturn. While they initially lead the other soldiers to believe that they are under Galaxia's control, their act is just a ruse to get close enough to Galaxia to kill her. However, Galaxia survives their sneak attack and kills them shortly after.


In the musicals, Galaxia often resurrects old Sailor Moon villains to join her other servants. Queen Beryl is the one most frequently brought back and she works with Galaxia in the fifth, sixth, and twelfth musicals. The Amazon Trio are made members in musical six. Beryl's Shitennou are revived alongside her in the twelfth musical. See also Dark Kingdom (disambiguation) The two leaders of the Dark Kingdom: Queen Metallia possessing Queen Beryls body The Dark Kingdom is an organization of antagonists in the Sailor Moon metaseries. ... The Amazon Trio--Hawks Eye, Tigers Eye, and Fisheye. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Spoilers end here.

Variations

Phi, Chi, and Theta appear in the fourth, fifth, and sixth musicals. In the first musical (Summer 1996), Phi, Chi, and Theta were servants of a villain known as MC Fly. They were called Shadow Mantis (Sailor Phi), Shadow Bug (Sailor Chi), and Shadow Bee (Sailor Theta). The bug theme was later dropped - by the second musical (Winter 1997), they had become Sailor Chi, Sailor Phi, and Sailor Theta. MC Fly became Kyaosu.


Music

Only Galaxia and the Animamates (excluding Heavy Metal Papillon) appear in the anime, and only the former has any music of her own. Appearing with them in the stage musicals are Phi, Chi, Theta, Buttress, MC Fly, and Kyaosu, who do not have any individual songs. Instead, they perform background vocals for their Queen in the songs "Galaxia Gorgeous" and "Kick Out a Bloody Mystery." Sailor Galaxias evil form as seen in Sailor Stars Sailor Galaxia is a fictional character in the Sailor Moon metaverse. ... A backing vocalist or backing singer (or, especially in the U.S., backup singer or sometimes background singer) is a singer who sings in harmony with the lead vocalist, other backing vocalists, or alone but not singing the lead. ...


Actresses

Other than the Sailor Animamates and Galaxia herself, only Sailor Buttress, MC Fly, Kyaosu, Sailor Chi, Phi, and Theta have been played by actors and only in the Seramyu. The Sailor Animamates (occasionally romanized as Sailor Anima-Mates) are a fictional squadron in the Sailor Moon metaseries. ... Flyer from the 2004 Musical SeraMyū (セラミュー seramyū, abbreviated from Sailor Moon musical セーラームーン・ミュージカル sērāmūn myūjikaru ) is the common abbreviation for a series of live theatre productions based on Naoko Takeuchis metaseries Sailor Moon. ...

  • Sailor Phi has been played by Kaori Ishikawa, Rieko Akimoto, and Mika Komura.
  • Sailor Chi has been played by Ado Endoh, Sachiko Akimoto, and Mari Yasuda.
  • Sailor Theta has been played by Yūko Matsumoto and Ado Endoh.
  • MC Fly and Kyaosu were played by the same actor, Ryuuji Kasahara.
  • Sailor Buttress was played by Shiori Seki.

Ado Endo is a Japanese actress best known from her work on SeraMyu. ... Ado Endo is a Japanese actress best known from her work on SeraMyu. ...

References

  1. ^ Takeuchi, Naoko. Materials Collection.
  • The Oracle - Information and images for all characters

External links

  • Twin Towers - Detailed Lethe and Mnemosyne site


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Protagonists (including Sailor Senshi)
Usagi Tsukino | Chibiusa | Mamoru Chiba
Ami Mizuno | Rei Hino | Makoto Kino | Minako Aino
Setsuna Meioh | Michiru Kaioh | Haruka Tenoh | Hotaru Tomoe
Queen Serenity | Luna, Artemis, and Diana
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Minor and supporting characters

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Sailor Moon | SMR/Black Moon | SMS/Infinity | SuperS/Dream | Sailor Stars
Antagonists
Dark Kingdom (Shitennou/Generals)
Makaiju aliens | Black Moon Clan (Ayakashi Sisters)
Death Busters (Witches 5)
Dead Moon Circus (Amazon Trio, Amazoness Quartet)
Shadow Galactica (Sailor Galaxia, Sailor Animamates)
Chaos

Movies
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