True Love Awakens: The Makai Tree’s Secret
めざめる真実の愛! 魔界樹の秘密
Mezameru shinjitsu no ai! Makai-Ju no Himitsu
Airing Information
Episode: EP 59, Season 2
Air Date (JP): June 19, 1993
Written by: Shigeru Yanagawa
Directed by: Kazuhisa Takenouchi
North American Dub
Air Date (US): December 8, 1995
DiC Title: Treed
Episode Guide
Disconnecting Love: The Raging Makai Tree
Angel or Devil? The Mysterious Girl from the Sky

"True Love Awakens: The Makai Tree’s Secret" is the 13th episode of the 2nd season of the Sailor Moon anime, the final episode of the Makai Tree arc, and the 59th episode overall. It aired in Japan on June 19, 1993. The DiC English dub title for this episode is "Treed" and it 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.


International Dub Titles

  • Brazilian Portuguese: O Segredo da Árvore ("The Tree's Secret")
  • European Portuguese: O Segredo da Árvore ("The Tree's Secret")
  • French: Le secret de l'arbre ("The Tree's Secret")
  • German: Das Geheimnis des Baumes ("The Tree's Secret")


Changes From the Manga

Dub Changes

  • 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 Makai Tree is sentient, to say that the Tree is alive and wants them to save it.

First Appearances



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