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|species = [[Youma]]
 
|species = [[Youma]]
 
|gender = Male
 
|gender = Male
|actor = [[Masahiro Anzai]] (Japanese version)
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|actor = Masahiro Anzai (Japanese)
 
|name source = 化け猫 (Bakeneko, or "monster cat")
 
|name source = 化け猫 (Bakeneko, or "monster cat")
 
|master = [[Zoisite (anime)|Zoisite]]
 
|master = [[Zoisite (anime)|Zoisite]]
 
|mission = To attack
 
|mission = To attack
|death = [[Sailor Moon (anime)|Sailor Moon]]'s [[Moon Healing Escalation]]
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|death = Sailor Moon's [[Moon Healing Escalation]]
 
|first appearance = [[Loved and Chased! Luna's Worst Day Ever]]
 
|first appearance = [[Loved and Chased! Luna's Worst Day Ever]]
}}'''Bakene''' is a cat-like [[Youma]] who is one of the [[Seven Great Youma]].
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}}'''Bakene''' is a cat-like [[Youma]] who is one of the [[Seven Great Youma]]
   
== Information ==
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== Nomenclature & Etymology ==
He was trapped inside the [[Rainbow Crystals|Violet Rainbow Crystal]] and reborn inside a cat named [[Rhett Butler]]. [[Zoisite]] extracted the crystal from him and transformed him into the beastly Bakene. It did not attack much, especially since it remembered [[Luna]]. The seventh Shadow was killed when Rhett Butler was healed by [[Sailor Moon]] using her [[Moon Healing Escalation]].
 
   
==Etymology==
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==== Etymology ====
''Bakene'' is a pun on the term 化猫 (''bakeneko''), which refers to a Japanese phantom cat.
 
   
==Gallery==
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==== ''Bakene'' is a pun on the term 化猫 (''bakeneko''), which refers to a Japanese phantom cat. ====
{{Gallery|Bakene Concept Sheet 1.jpg|Concept sheet for Bakene. Art by [[Ikuko Itoh]]|Bakene Concept Sheet 2.jpg|Another concept sheet for Bakene. Art by [[Ikuko Itoh]].||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||position = center}}
 
   
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== Information ==
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He was trapped inside the [[Rainbow Crystals|Violet Rainbow Crystal]] and reborn inside a cat named [[Rhett Butler]]. [[Zoisite]] extracted the crystal from him and transformed him into the beastly Bakene. It did not attack much, especially since it remembered [[Luna]]. The seventh Shadow was killed when Rhett Butler was healed by [[Sailor Moon]] using her [[Moon Healing Escalation]].
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Bakene Concept Sheet 1.jpg|Concept sheet for Bakene. Art by Ikuko Itoh
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Bakene Concept Sheet 2.jpg|Another concept sheet for Bakene. Art by Ikuko Itoh
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</gallery>
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* Bakene appears as the first boss in the Super Famicom video game ''[[Sailor Moon (Super Famicom)|Sailor Moon]]''. He is fought at [[Azabu-Juuban]].
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* Bakene appears as the first boss in the Super Famicom video game ''[[Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon (Super Famicom)|Sailor Moon]]''. He is fought at [[Azabu-Juuban]].
   
 
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Revision as of 18:40, August 26, 2019

Bakene
バケーネ
Bakēne
Bakene
Information
Name source

化け猫 (Bakeneko, or "monster cat")

Alignment

Dark Kingdom

Species

Youma

Gender

Male

Master

Zoisite

Mission

To attack

Death

Sailor Moon's Moon Healing Escalation

First Appearance

Loved and Chased! Luna's Worst Day Ever

Actors

Masahiro Anzai (Japanese)

Bakene is a cat-like Youma who is one of the Seven Great Youma

Nomenclature & Etymology

Etymology

Bakene is a pun on the term 化猫 (bakeneko), which refers to a Japanese phantom cat.

Information

He was trapped inside the Violet Rainbow Crystal and reborn inside a cat named Rhett Butler. Zoisite extracted the crystal from him and transformed him into the beastly Bakene. It did not attack much, especially since it remembered Luna. The seventh Shadow was killed when Rhett Butler was healed by Sailor Moon using her Moon Healing Escalation.

Gallery

Trivia


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