Tattoo ideas: Sailor Moon

Anyone who knows me, or has known me since I was a kid, knows that I love Sailor Moon. I am currently working my way through the entire series (Japanese with English subs) and the manga.
The fact that I want a Sailor Moon tattoo is only natural to my being. I lived and breathed Sailor Moon as a kid, and with re-watching the series, I have a new appreciation for the show. There was a lot of themes and ideas that I simply never got when I was younger, and I certainly never really appreciated the animation. Not to mention the fact that the uncensored Japanese episodes are a million times better than the DIC dubs.

So I have been looking up Sailor Moon tattoos that other people have. I would never steal someone else’s tattoo and put it on myself, but I always like to see what other people are doing regardless. Most of the time I just learn what not to do.
DISCLAIMER: I obviously do not own these images, as they are not of myself or anyone I know, I found these all through the google. If one of your tattoos appears here and you want it taken down, e-mail me and tell me which one and I will take it down.

My initial thought for tattoos was get one of Sailor Moon’s transformation brooches (or I guess you know Chibi-usa). My only problem with this is that I have no idea where to put a tattoo like this. I already have a chest piece, which is the first logical place to put it. Although I was considering putting it under my chest piece, and therefore right in between my tits. But I want to be able to show it off a bit.. so that rules that idea out. I was also considering one of her wands, like maybe the one from SuperS? Then I could get it on my leg or something. These four tattoos I think look pretty good, about the size I would consider for a brooch tattoo.






(actually I think this last one is lovely).

At first I certainly did not even consider a tattoo of a character. I still shy away from “anime culture” because it is just embarrassing how most of those kids act. I could never associate myself with “that” type. Getting a character just seemed bad. Actually, my main idea so far is actually a character.. which I’ll get to at the end.


This is probably my favourite character one that I found, I love the line work and the splash of colour. Sailor Moon has got a bitch look on her face like she wants to punch someone. I like that. I also like that the name of tattoo when I saved it was “true sailor pride”.

I found this half sleeve for the first time today, and I am pretty impressed. I still don’t have an idea for my upper sleeve, but I don’t think I could fully dedicate it to Sailor Moon.


So I want my tattoo to mean as much as it possibly can. I can’t actually decide until I have watched and read everything. But so far, my favourite episode is from the Doom Tree mini-arc at the beginning of Sailor Moon R. Sailor Moon is sucked into the Earth by a giant tree, and Luna tries to save her but is also sucked into the ground. Luna is by far my favourite character, and I love the relationship between Luna and Usagi.

I like the colouring of them, it takes it away from looking too “Sailor Moon-y”. There are some other of screen shots from this part, but I am not going to post them. Why? Because I’m getting lazy. Plus I want to go re-watch in order to take my own screen shots so that it is more what I want.

TO SEE MORE SAILOR MOON TATTOOS, SEE MY OTHER POST::

http://bulbasaureyes.wordpress.com/2010/11/21/tattoo-ideas-sailor-moon-pt-2/

9 thoughts on “Tattoo ideas: Sailor Moon

  1. I think the silhouette tatt looks like ts missing something because the shape is wrong. the front of her chest and stomach is completely flat and has no “shape” to it. but i do agree with you on it.

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  4. Please remove my photo of my tattoo and your horrible critique of it. Wow.

    It’s the one with the cherry blossoms.

  5. Hey, I removed your image, and actually I decided to remove my less than positive comments on a few others as well.. I did post this more than four years ago, and a lot of things can change in that time. Though, to be honest, I am a fine arts major and I am trained to be critical, its not meant to be personally defaming (I never suggested that anyone with these tattoos were stupid for instance), I was only being critical of them aesthetically and according to my own personal preferences (though I also admit that this is not much of a reason for being mean, hence my removal of some comments I had made). I do apologize for upsetting you.

    • Thanks. I also realize that this is an old as hell post, but I still found it upsetting none the less, especially since the comment on my tattoo were basically the worst.

  6. Just because something is Kitschy doesn’t mean it’s bad! I love Kitsch, have tonnes of it, and would completely consider some of my own tattoos to be it. Though again, sorry for upsetting you. Have you watched Sailor Moon Crystal yet?

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