|Go for Your Dream: Minako Becomes an Idol|
Yume Itchokusen! Aidoru Minako Tanjou!?
|Episode:||EP 192, Season 5|
|Air Date (JP):||November 16, 1996|
|Written by:||Kazuhiko Kobe|
|Directed by:||Yuji Endo|
|Featured Monster:||Sailor Musician|
|North American Dub|
Butterflies of Light: A New Chapter On the Horizon
The Stolen Silver Crystal: Princess Kakyu Appears
Minako has been trying out for an idol competition that Yaten is judging and has made it to the final round. Sailor Tin Nyanko, in disguise, is also judging. Everyone keeps telling her not to forget her real dream outside of her duties. One of the judges is turned into a Phage. Minako passes the final round but decides being with her friends is more important now.
International Dub Titles
- Brazilian Portuguese: Mina Se Transforma Numa Estrela ("Mina Turns Into a Star")
- European Portuguese: Luta Pelo Teu Sonho! ("Fight For Your Dream!")
- French :
- VOSTFR DVD: La ligne droite vers le rêve ! Minako, la naissance d’une star ? ("The Straight Line to the Dream! Minako, the Birth of a Star?")
- VF DVD: La ligne droite vers le rêve ! Mathilda, la naissance d’une star ? ("The Straight Line to the Dream! Mathilda, the Birth of a Star?")
- German: Nur Mut! ("Take Heart!")
- Polish: Idź za marzeniem. ("Follow the Dream")
Changes from the Manga
- These events never happened in the manga.
- This was the second episode that used Minako's song "Route Venus". The first time was in episode 154.
- This was the last episode directed by Yuji Endou.
- This was the last episode that featured a Phage.
- Sailor Venus performed Venus Love and Beauty Shock for the last time in the anime.
- The second and final transformation sequence for Healer Star Power, Make Up was first used in this episode.
- This was the last episode in which Sailor Moon gave her "In the name of the Moon, I'll punish you" speech.