International Sailor Moon Day

International Sailor Moon Day is a holiday that’s observed mainly on August 6th every year.. As the name of this day suggests, it’s a holiday that commemorates the popular anime and manga franchise. All around the world, fans of this magical girl series gather together to discuss this series, dress up as its characters, and talk about its impact on pop culture.

This is also a popular day for people to play Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon: Another Story—an RPG video game that was first released in 1995 but can be downloaded and played off of the Internet even to this day. Regardless of how a person celebrates this day, however, it’s sure to be a day that involves colorful costumes and plenty of whimsy.

The History Of International Sailor Moon Day

Sailor Moon first debuted in 1991 in Japan as a manga series. It was created by Naoko Takeuchi, and the series quickly gained popularity and was adapted into an anime series that ran between 1992 and 1997.

The series followed a teen girl named Usagi Tsukino, who transforms into Sailor Moon to make a stand against evil and to protect the world. During the course of the series, she and her Sailor Scouts, battle various villains, and they do it while battling the challenges presented by teenage life.

Sailor Moon was a groundbreaking series that featured strong female characters who were dealing with themes such as self-discovery, love, and friendship. It has been a popular series for over 30+ years and has inspired various live-action, and anime adaptions, as well as video game adaptions.

In 2012, on the 20th anniversary of the Sailor Moon anime, International Sailor Moon Day was created. It allows fans to come together to meet one another, attend cosplay events, and attend special screenings of the series. This holiday has since become an annual tradition observed by people worldwide.

Observing International Sailor Moon Day

Throughout this holiday article, we’ve mentioned some ways that people can observe International Sailor Moon Day. We’ve talked about dressing up as a character and attending cosplay events, meeting other fans at Sailor Moon events, or taking the time to watch the anime series.

People can also spread the word about this holiday using the hashtag #InternationalSailorMoonDay on social media. No matter how this holiday is observed, we’re sure that this is going to be a fun and entertaining day for anyone who is a fan of Sailor Moon. So, each person’s response to this holiday will be a reflection of how they interact with Sailor Moon.

When is it?
This year (2023)
August 6 Sunday
Next year (2024)
August 6 Tuesday
Last year (2022)
August 6 Saturday
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