|Sailor Moon ponies|
Top row, left to right: Celena, Aqua Mist, Burning Heart, Juno, Love Melody
Bottom row, left to right: Saturnalia, Natural Satellite, Charon, Umbriel, Larissa
Celena, Aqua Mist, and Juno as fillies in My Little Pony: Friends Forever Issue #16
|Kind||Pegasus (Celena, Charon, Umbriel, and sometimes Love Melody)|
Unicorn (Aqua Mist, Burning Heart, Juno, Love Melody, Natural Satellite, Larissa, and Saturnalia)
Earth (sometimes Celena and Juno)
|Eyes|| Moderate orchid (Celena)|
Grayish blue (Aqua Mist)
Moderate heliotrope (Burning Heart)
Moderate raspberry (Juno)
Moderate orange (Love Melody)
Light raspberry (Natural Satellite)
Moderate amaranth (Charon)
Dark cornflower blue (Umbriel)
Dark turquoise (Larissa)
Dark blue violet (Saturnalia)
|Mane|| Very pale yellow (Celena)|
Dark cobalt blue (Aqua Mist)
Dark heliotrope (Burning Heart)
Pale, light grayish scarlet and pink (Juno)
Light gold and pale yellow (Love Melody)
Light rose (Natural Satellite)
Pale, light grayish olive (Umbriel)
Dark turquoise (Larissa)
Dark purple (Saturnalia)
|Coat|| Pale, light grayish blue violet (Celena, show)|
Pale, light grayish crimson (Celena, comics)
Light cornflower bluish gray (Aqua Mist)
Pink (Burning Heart)
Pale, light grayish sap green (Juno)
Pale, light grayish rose (Juno, sometimes in comics)
Pale, light grayish cornflower blue (Love Melody, show)
Light orange (Love Melody, comics)
Very pale gold (Natural Satellite)
Dark tangelo (Charon)
Grayish cornflower blue (Umbriel)
Pale, light grayish opal (Larissa)
Grayish mulberry (Saturnalia)
(Burning Heart, show)
(Burning Heart, comics)
(Love Melody, show)
(Love Melody, comics)
The Sailor Moon ponies are ten background Pegasus and unicorn ponies designed to resemble the female protagonists of the anime/manga series Sailor Moon, including Celena, Aqua Mist, Burning Heart, Juno, Love Melody, Natural Satellite, Charon, Umbriel, Larissa, and Saturnalia. They are gradually introduced in the IDW comics and in the series. They are all unnamed in the series with their names being placeholder names, but Celena is named "Magical Pony" in some media.
Development and designs
Celena resembles main Sailor Moon character Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon, Aqua Mist resembles Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury, Burning Heart resembles Rei Hino/Sailor Mars, Juno resembles Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter, Love Melody resembles Minako Aino/Sailor Venus, Natural Satellite resembles Chibiusa Tsukino/Sailor Chibi Moon, Charon resembles Sailor Pluto, Umbriel resembles Haruka Tenou/Sailor Uranus, Larissa resembles Michiru Kaioh/Sailor Neptune, and Saturnalia resembles Hotaru Tomoe/Sailor Saturn.
Other characters with similarities/references to Sailor Moon include S05E26 Unnamed Unicorn Stallion #2, who resembles Kunzite; S06E18 Unnamed Unicorn Stallion #2 and/or S08E05 Unnamed Unicorn Stallion #1, who resemble(s)[specify] Mamoru Chiba;[dubious – discuss] Tadwell, who resembles Gurio Umino; a unicorn on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #40 page 16 whose cutie mark resembles the Moon Stick, which is also present on My Little Pony Micro-Series Issue #8 page 10; Opalescence, whose species and costume namesake in Testing Testing 1, 2, 3 together are similar to Luna; and Discord, temporarily on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #24 page 5.
Celena shares her color scheme with Cloud Kicker. Juno shares her design and eye color with "Aloha". Burning Heart shares her design and eye color with "Lipstick Vanity" and S09E17 Unnamed Unicorn Mare #1. Saturnalia, as she appears in The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2, is similar in design to "Little Red", S08E01 Unnamed Earth Filly #1, and BGE Unnamed Earth Filly #1. Larissa is similar in color scheme to Sprinkle Medley, S02E03 Unnamed Earth Mare #2, "Melody", Micro 04 Unnamed Mare - Pegasus Artist, Friends Forever 11 Unnamed Filly - Medley, and "Cold Forecast".
Depiction in the series
In The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2, Burning Heart, Juno, and Love Melody all appear as residents of Sire's Hollow when Starlight Glimmer, Twilight Sparkle, and Spike travel back in time. Burning Heart, Love Melody, Natural Satellite, and Saturnalia also appear during Friends Are Always There For You.
In season six, Burning Heart, Juno, and Love Melody appear again in Starlight Glimmer's flashback in The Crystalling - Part 1, and Fluttershy's prop of Celena is featured on display at the Daring Do Convention in Stranger Than Fan Fiction.
In season eight, Juno, Love Melody, and Burning Heart appear in Trixie's School of Friendship class in A Matter of Principals, and Juno appears in Twilight's class during Rockhoof's introduction in A Rockhoof and a Hard Place.
Depiction in the comics
In the Nightmare Rarity story arc, Celena and Juno appear on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #5 page 2. Here, Juno has a different coat color. In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #8, Aqua Mist, Burning Heart, and Love Melody take part in the battle against Nightmare Rarity and her Nightmare Forces. Here, Love Melody is a Pegasus with a different coat color.
In My Little Pony Micro-Series Issue #8, Natural Satellite and Saturnalia appear at the School for Gifted Unicorns' Royal High Tea on page 7, and Charon, Umbriel, and Larissa appear in a flashback on pages 10 and 12, defending Canterlot from a monster attack.
In Gameloft's mobile game, Celena is a playable character called "Magical Pony", added in the version 3.1 update on September 28, 2016. The game's description of her states "Never do evil in her sight, or she will stop you with her magical might!"
- Unplanned Guests, Very Animated on the Collectible Card Game Wiki
- Magical Pony on the My Little Pony Gameloft Wiki
- Jim Miller (2018-05-07). Big Jim on Twitter: "Thanks for the screen cap! No reference to any Sailor Scouts. We’ve been much more overt in referencing them on the show before, but not here. This one was just designed to look hip and modern.… https://t.co/3zrzwY0mvC". Twitter. Retrieved on 2019 January 8.
- Brenda Hickey (2013-03-27). Brenda Hickey on Twitter: "Sailor Moon ponies! :D #MyLittlePonyIssue5". Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 July 26.
- Amy Mebberson (2013-09-30). Amy Mebberson on Twitter: "For all your Sailormoon pony Easter eggs...RT @ComixBookGurl Then the Sailor Moon ponies?!? So perfect!! http://t.co/irUE0n2eWz". Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 February 9.
- Amy Mebberson (2013-03-27). Amy Mebberson on Twitter: "Meatball-Mane spies FOOD! RT @WBlakeKimber must . . . document . . . all . . . references. #MLP5 http://t.co/EJiK2Ju9DO". Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 February 9.
- Amy Mebberson (2013-03-28). Amy Mebberson on Twitter: "@MDetroitbronies Correct. It's Mako & Usagi :)". Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 February 9.
- Amy Mebberson (2013-09-26). Amy Mebberson on Twitter: "@KayMakJones Yep, any and all Sailor Moon references in MLP are all my doing ;)". Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 February 9.
- Heather Breckel (2013-03-18). Heather Breckel on Twitter: "@BobaSpeich maybe! :D". Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 July 26.
- Amy Mebberson (2013-06-12). Amy Mebberson on Twitter: "Of course! RT @JetWolf: I found me! And by Minako no less! http://t.co/rdLkgPujux". Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 February 9.
- Brenda Hickey (2014-12-16). Brenda Hickey on Twitter: "@KTonarella Lol he is definitely inspired by Umino/Melvin!". Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 July 26.
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- Brenda Hickey (2015-03-26). Re: Friends Forever #15: Applejack & Mayor Mare. Horsie Forums :3. The Round Stable. Retrieved on 2016 July 26.
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