The Stolen Silver Crystal: Princess Kakyu Appears
うばわれた銀水晶! 火球皇女出現
Ubawa reta Ginsuishou! Kakyuu Koujo Shutsugen
Airing Information
Episode: EP 193, Season 5
Air Date (JP): November 30, 1996
Written by: Ryota Yamaguchi
Directed by: Takuya Igarashi
North American Dub
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"The Stolen Silver Crystal: Princess Kakyu Appears" is the 27th episode of the 5th season of the Sailor Moon anime and is the 193rd episode overall. It aired in Japan on November 30, 1996.


At a school festival, Taiki and Yaten decide to take away Chibi Chibi's incense burner, because they think it's a clue to find their princess. At the same time, Sailor Lead Crow finds Aluminum Siren's old notebook with the identity of the carrier of the true Star Seed written in it.


International Dub Titles

  • Brazilian Portuguese: A Princesa do Planeta do Fogo ("The Princess of the Fire Planet")
  • European Portuguese: A Princesa Iluminada Aparece! ("The Enlightened Princess Appears!)
  • French: Le Cristal d’argent a été Volé ! La Princesse Kakyû apparaît. ("The Silver Crystal has Been Stolen! Princess Kakyû Appears.")
  • German: Die Prinzessin ("The Princess")


Changes from the Manga

  • Princess Kakyuu didn't directly reveal herself to the Eternal Sailor Guardians
    • Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Venus, Neptune, Uranus, Pluto, and Saturn had already been killed.
    • She only revealed herself to the Starlights and Chibi Chibi first. She later met Usagi at the Starlights's temporary residence on Earth after the battle against Sailor Tin Nyanko.
  • Sailor Lead Crow was killed by Eternal Sailor Moon.
  • Eternal Sailor Moon's Silver Crystal was never stolen during the Stars arc.

First Appearances



  • The animation director for this episode was Miho Shimogasa. This was the last 90s anime episode under her direction.
  • This episode reveals that the Silver Crystal is also Sailor Moon's Star Seed.
  • The episode included the last appearance of Sailor Lead Crow.
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