A Guardian’s Friendship: Goodbye, Ami
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戦士の友情! さよなら亜美ちゃん
Senshi no Yuujou! Sayonara Ami-chan
Airing Information
Episode: EP 62, Season 2
Air Date (JP): July 10, 1993
Written by: Katsuyuki Sumizawa
Directed by: Harume Kosaka
Featured Monster: Nipas
North American Dub
Air Date (US): November 8, 1995
DiC Title: Sailor Mercury Moving On?
Episode Guide
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"A Guardian’s Friendship: Goodbye, Ami" is the 17th episode of the 2nd season of the Sailor Moon anime and the 62nd episode overall. It aired in Japan on July 10, 1993. The DiC English dub title for this episode is "Sailor Mercury Moving On?" and it aired in North America on November 8, 1995.


Ami considers leaving Japan and her life as a Sailor Guardian behind to study medicine abroad in Germany. Meanwhile, Berthier takes over Bob-Floy, an ice cream store, to spread Dark Power.


International Dub Titles

  • Brazilian Portuguese: A Amizade da Guerreira: Adeus, Ami ("The Warrior's Friendship: Goodbye, Ami")
  • European Portuguese: A Amizade das Guerreiras Navegantes ("The Friendship of the Navigating Warriors")
  • French: Inséparables ("Lovebirds")
  • German: ("The Friendship of the Sailor Warriors")


Changes From the Manga

  • The Sailor Guardians got their Star Power Sticks shortly after the defeat of Metalia and shortly before fighting the Black Moon Clan because they destroyed their transformation pens to help Usagi fight Metalia.

Dub Changes

  • The English dub, DiC added a seatbelt to Ami's lap during a scene where she is in Mamoru's car. In episode 82, during a flashback, the seatbelt did not appear.
  • In the original Japanese version, when Ami was almost leaving for Germany, Sharing the Same Tears, one of her image songs, played in the background. The English dub replaced it with Only A Memory Away.

First Appearances






  • Ami's image song "Sharing the Same Tears" appeared for the first and only time in this episode.
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