Talk:Sailor Moon Eternal

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Should we have some kind of style guideline about when to use "Crystal" and "Eternal" in articles about characters, transformations, attacks, items, etc appearing in the movies? I've seen the terms used inconsistently throughout articles in cases in which they are interchangeable (which is partially my fault, so I would come forward to make the changes needed to fix this!), and therefore there should perhaps be a use of the terms that we agree upon.
In the article Artemis for instance, Yohei Obayashi is currently listed as his "Crystal" actor and Taishi Murata as his "Eternal" actor. I think this is a good example of how to use the terms, my only remark being that it should be changed to Yohei Obayashi being his actor in "Crystal seasons 1–3" since Eternal is also Crystal. That being said, the Crystal-Eternal distinction makes sense here. Another good example, at least in my opinion, would be the introductory sentence of the Amazon Trio article which says that they "appeared in the fourth season of the anime, the Dream arc of the manga, and Sailor Moon Eternal." Here, I think, the use of "Eternal" also makes sense because the sentence enumerates arcs/seasons, not continuities.
In other articles, however, such as Helios and Pegasus, we are listing the actors as his "Crystal" actors, not "Eternal" actors, and in the articles Yoshitsugu Matsuoka and Brian Beacock, we also say that they played him in "Crystal," not "Eternal;" whereas in the articles Xenotime and Zeolite, it's the other way around, so we say Yohei Azakami and Ryohei Arai are their "Eternal" actors, not "Crystal" actors.
The idea for a "Crystal vs Eternal" style guideline-ish thingy came to my mind when I saw that Kerochan had changed the Charon Castle article to saying that the castle generally existed in the Crystal continuity, but first appeared in Eternal specifically, which I think is a much better way of putting it than only saying it appeared in Eternal, because in the latter case we had had the "What term do we use for consistency throughout the wiki? Crystal or Eternal?" problem. This is just a suggestion, but let me see what you think. (I deliberately left out the part where I would elaborate on the specifics of what that rule could actually look like because first I wanted to see if the idea is even good and because I'm tired lol) PrinceEarth (talk) 18:35, 25 August 2021 (EDT)

It's not that complicated - it's exactly the same as using the anime vs one of the movies, or the manga vs one of the acts. If it's in the continuity of "Crystal" as a whole, like the castles existing, then it should be Crystal, but if we're talking about a specific instance that happened in Eternal, then link to Eternal. We still don't know if Stars will be animated and if so, in what format, and stuff that appeared in Eternal (like the castles) could show up there if/when it is, so I don't want to get too specific. I definitely haven't been paying as close of attention as I should have been on patrolling the edits regarding the links, so I let some go by that I should have changed, but that's how it should be working. Kerochan no Miko (talk) 20:25, 25 August 2021 (EDT)
Ooooh, yes, you're right! It really doesn't have to be as complicated as what I originally thought of. I also agree with everything else you say, sounds like a good rule of thumb. Thanks for answering. PrinceEarth (talk) 07:21, 26 August 2021 (EDT)
Thanks for adding Crystal info to articles. :) Kerochan no Miko (talk) 01:11, 27 August 2021 (EDT)
You're welcome. :) PrinceEarth (talk) 12:15, 27 August 2021 (EDT)

The cast list in the article matches the cast list in the movie and is as it should be. Kerochan no Miko (talk) 23:55, 24 November 2021 (EST)

Oooh, oops, I'm sorry. Didn't know the cast list was based on the one in the movie. Thanks for restoring the previous version and also thanks for making all these improvements to my other edits from yesterday! PrinceEarth (talk) 08:52, 25 November 2021 (EST)

Trivia Note[edit]

"As Nehellenia was drawn back into her mirror by Eternal Sailor Moon's Starlight Honeymoon Therapy Kiss, the symbol of the Dead Moon that was used in the first anime briefly flashed at it."
What is this note supposed to mean? I just watched the sequence in the movie again and it still doesn't make sense to me. Kerochan no Miko (talk) 17:16, 3 March 2024 (EST)

I might have chosen an unfortunate wording by saying the symbol "flashed at it (it = the mirror)." What I meant to say was: When Nehellenia turns into this Zirconia-resembling form, she is surrounded by these flashes of white light coming from Sailor Moon's attack. For a brief moment right before she's fully drawn back into her mirror (which then breaks), there was another one of these flashes of white light at/above the mirror, which had the shape of the 90s anime's Dead Moon symbol. PrinceEarth (talk) 11:28, 4 March 2024 (EST)
I went through that sequence frame by frame and, while there were a lot of squiggly lightning shapes in there, I didn't see anything that looked like the Dead Moon symbol (this was the closest thing I saw, and that's definitely not it). I'm removing that note, unless you have a screencap or something showing it. Kerochan no Miko (talk) 19:22, 5 March 2024 (EST)
This was the scene I meant. PrinceEarth (talk) 13:23, 6 March 2024 (EST)
Ohhh, now it makes sense. I re-added a clarified note. Kerochan no Miko (talk) 16:10, 6 March 2024 (EST)