"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")


Changes From the Manga

  • None of these events happened in the manga.

Dub Changes

First Appearances



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