True Love Awakens: The Makai Tree’s Secret
|Mezameru Shinjitsu no Ai! Makaiju no Himitsu|
June 19, 1993
|NORTH AMERICAN DUB|
December 8, 1995
"True Love Awakens: The Makai Tree’s Secret" is the 13th episode of second season of the Sailor Moon anime, and the 59th episode overall. The episode first aired in Japan on June 19, 1993. The English dub title for this episode is "Treed", and the episode first aired in North America on December 8, 1995
The Sailor Guardians have to save Usagi and Mamoru from the Makai Tree and in the process Ail and An find out Sailor Moon's true identity.
The Makai Tree reveals its history and purpose. Sailor Moon cleanses the tree with love, which is what it needed instead of energy. The Moonlight Knight reveals himself as a subconscious part of Mamoru, and regains his memories of Usagi. An is revived, and she and Ali go on to a new planet to raise a cutting of the Makai Tree.
Changes From the Manga
- The DiC dub slightly cuts down the first part of the episode, removing Venus' about to attack and Mars telling her to wait, as well as then changing Mars' telling the other Sailors that the Makaiju is sentient, to saying that the Tree is alive and wants them to save it.