Supersonic Waves

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Sailor Senshi Attacks
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Supersonic Waves in the manga
Attack Name: Chouonpa
Attack Name (kanji/kana): 超音波
English Name: Supersonic Waves (Mixx manga), High-frequency Waves (Kodansha manga)
Performed by: Sailor Moon, Sailor Chibi Moon
Item Required: Odango covers
First Used (anime): Crybaby Usagi's Magnificent Transformation (Sailor Moon), A Dentist of Terror? PallaPalla's House (Sailor Chibi Moon)
First Used (manga): Act 1 Usagi SAILORMOON (Sailor Moon), Chapter 3 Beware of Cavities (Sailor Chibi Moon)

Supersonic Waves was an involuntary attack used only rarely, and only when Sailor Moon and Sailor Chibi Moon had no other way to protect themselves. In order to perform this attack, they had to become panicked and start crying, and their odango covers would amplify their wailing until it became physically painful for enemies.

In the anime, Sailor Moon used this in the first episode, when she was up against her first opponent and had no idea what to do. She used it again one more time with Sailor Chibi Moon in episode 153, when PallaPalla had the two Sailor Senshi pinned to the wall.

In the manga, Sailor Moon used the attack for the first time in the same manner as in the anime. Sailor Chibi Moon used it in "Chapter 3 Beware of Cavities" (upon which anime episode 153 was loosely based), when the enemy's attack made her cavity hurt and she began to cry.

In the Sailor Moon arcade game and Sailor Moon for Mega Drive, this attack was called "Chouonpa Kougeki" (超音波攻撃; Supersonic Attack) and "Chouonpa Naki" (超音波泣き; Supersonic Cry) respectively.

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