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Where can I get the manga (comics)?
The manga is the comic book upon which the Sailor Moon anime is based. It is created by Takeuchi Naoko, and it started
BEFORE the anime. You can get the original Japanese manga (and the reprint) from online stores like Sasuga Books and Nikaku. There are translations of
the manga printed in Asian languages (Chinese, Korean, etc.) and European languages (Spanish, German, Italian, French) but I
don't know where to get these.
Yes, there is manga in English. It's translated by Tokyo Pop, formerly known as Mixxzine. The translations are, in my
opinion, not very good. There are errors and bad editing, it uses the DIC names and "scout" terms, and it suffers from obvious
Where can I get the Manga Artbooks?
There are five normal Sailor Moon artbooks, collections of colored art for each arc (or "season", ie. one for
Sailor Moon, one for Black Moon/SMR, one for Infinity/SMS, one for Dream/SuperS, and one for
SailorStars). There is also a sixth artbook, the "Materials Collection", which features sketches and drawings
of nearly all the characters ever to appear in the manga. The last artbook, the "Infinity" artbook, is
extremely rare so you won't be able to find it unless you're extremely lucky and willing to pay over $500 for
it. The first five artbooks are hardcovered while the "Materials Collection" is soft-covered.
Currently most of the original Japanese artbooks are out of print. A lot of stores have thus turned to selling
German, Chinese, and French versions of the artbook which feature the exact same art as the original Japanese
artbooks only the notes at the end are in different languages, not Japanese. The Chinese artbooks are also all
soft-covered (so are a good deal cheaper). The French artbooks feature the notes at the end in both Japanese
and in French. You might not be able to find any Japanese artbooks in stores, but you can try
Sasuga Books or Otaku.com.
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