Title: Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon S
Translation: Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon S
Creator: Naoko Takeuchi
Manga Arc: Mugen ("Infinity")
Volumes: Vol. 7 - Vol. 10
Director: Kunihiko Ikuhara
Episodes: 38 (#90 - #127)
JP Run: March 19, 1994 - February 25, 1995
EN Run: June 12, 2000 - August 1, 2000
Bishoujo Sailor Moon S (the S stands for Super) is the 3rd season of the immensely popular and iconic animanga classic, Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon. The storyline of the 3rd season, or Mugen arc, marks a transition to darker themes than previously explored. This season/arc brought about the introduction of Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune, who shake up the main five by holding to differing ideals, Sailor Saturn, through her fateful friendship with Chibiusa, and the Death Busters as the main antagonists.
Naoko Takeuchi is a notable manga artist who specializes in shoujo manga. Sailor Moon is her biggest title. Her other projects include PQ Angels, Miss Rain, Codename: Sailor V, and Love Witch. In high school, Takeuchi was involved with the astronomy club, manga club, and worked at a local shrine. She became a licensed pharmacist, but decided to follow her dream of being a manga artist instead by working at Kodansha at a young age. She is married to Yoshihiro Togashi, an accomplished manga artists best known for his shounen titles.