Awaken the Sleeping Beauty: Mamoru’s Distress
目覚めよ眠れる美少女! 衛の苦悩
Mezame yo Nemureru Bishoujo! Mamoru no Kunou
Airing Information
Episode: EP 69, Season 2
Air Date (JP): September 25, 1993
Written by: Sukehiro Tomita
Directed by: Takao Yoshizawa
Featured Monster: Akumuuda
North American Dub
Air Date (US): November 16, 1995
DiC Title: Prediction of Doom
Episode Guide
Protect Chibiusa: Clash of the Ten Warriors
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"Awaken the Sleeping Beauty: Mamoru's Distress" is the 23rd episode of the second season of the Sailor Moon anime, and the 69th episode overall. The episode first aired in Japan on September 25, 1993. The English dub title for this episode is "Prediction of Doom", and the episode first aired in North America on November 16, 1995.


While Mamoru steps up his efforts to drive Usagi away, the Black Moon Clan once again attacks Chibiusa. The Sailor Guardians try to save her, but Sailor Moon falls into a deep sleep, promoting Tuxedo Mask to passionately kiss her.


International Dub Titles

  • Brazilian Portuguese: Pesadeloː O Despertar de Sailor Moon ("Nightmareː The Awakening of Sailor Moon")
  • European Portuguese: O Pesadeloǃ ("The Nightmare!")
  • French: Quel cauchemar ! ("What a Nightmare!")
  • German: Die falsche Freundin ("The Wrong Friend")


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Dub Changes

First Appearances



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