The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part VI: Sailor Saturn

Of all of the characters in Sailor Moon, as an astrologer, I find Sailor Saturn the most interesting. In Part V of this series, we left with the Outer Planet Senshi revealing that Chibi-Usa's friend, Hotaru Tomoe was Sailor Saturn, and with them wanting to kill Hotaru-chan before she could awaken to her full powers. … Continue reading The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part VI: Sailor Saturn

The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part V: The Outer Planet Senshi

In the third story arc, we meet two new Senshi, Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune. Just as the second story arc had a background of Plutonian overtones, the third story arc has a background of Uranian and Neptunian overtones. The plot of this arc is incredibly complicated. Even after watching it several times, I still … Continue reading The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part V: The Outer Planet Senshi

The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part IV: Chibi Usa and Black Lady

It is now that we arrive at the heart of the second story arc of Sailor Moon. In Part I of this series, I discussed the Plutonian overtones and continued with them in Part II. In Part II, we also encountered Sailor Pluto for the first time. In Part III, we arrived in Crystal Tokyo … Continue reading The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part IV: Chibi Usa and Black Lady

Upcoming Transits and Managing Uranus

The use of the Outer Planets is one of the major areas of contention between Classical Astrologers and between practitioners of Classical and Modern Astrology. I have wrestled with this question for many years, and I have written two previous articles on the topic, which can be found here and here. I have looked at … Continue reading Upcoming Transits and Managing Uranus

The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part II: More Plutonian Overtones and Sailor Pluto

In Part I of this series, I talked about the rich astrological symbolism in Sailor Moon, beginning with the very first story arc, which is a very traditional story, with classic mythic and fairy tale elements. In the first story arc, we met the Sailor Senshi* associated with the Moon, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, and Venus, … Continue reading The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part II: More Plutonian Overtones and Sailor Pluto

The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part I: Foundations

Like many people, my first introduction to anime came through Sailor Moon. Unlike most, however, I first saw Sailor Moon a little over 5 years ago as an adult. As an astrologer, I was immediately impressed by how well the series incorporated astrology and traditional wisdom into the characters and plot of the story.  Indeed, … Continue reading The Astrology of Sailor Moon – Part I: Foundations