Truth Revealed: The Star Lights' Past
SMSS 190 (infobox)
Akasareta shinjitsu! Seiya-tachi no kako
Airing Information
Episode: EP 190, Season 5
Air Date (JP): October 26, 1996
Written by: Atsushi Maekawa
Directed by: Hiroki Shibata
Featured Monster: Sailor Amuse
North American Dub
Episode Guide
Duty or Friendship: Conflict Between the Sailor Guardians
Butterflies of Light: A New Chapter On the Horizon

"Truth Revealed: The Star Lights' Past" is the 24th episode of the 5th season of the Sailor Moon anime and the 190th of the overall series. It aired in Japan on October 26, 1996.


Against Taiki and Yaten's will, Seiya secretly invites Usagi to a Three Lights' concert where he plans to tell her about their mission through their music.


International Dub Titles

  • Brazilian Portuguese: O Passado de Seiya, Taiki e Yaten ("The Past of Seiya, Taiki and Yaten")
  • European Portuguese: O Passado dos Três Luzes! ("The Past of the Three Lights!")
  • French:
    • VOSTFR: La vérité révélée ! Le passé de Seiya, Taiki et Yaten. ("The Truth Revealed! The Past of Seiya, Taiki and Yaten.")
    • VF: La vérité révélée ! Le passé d’Aster, Éther et Nocté. ("The Truth Revealed! The Past of Aster, Ether and Nocté.")
  • German: Heimliche Grüße ("Kind Regards")


Changes From the Manga

  • When the Starlights' past was revealed, all the Inner Eternal Sailor Guardians had already been killed.
  • Seiya didn't tell Usagi her past through a song.
  • The Outer Sailor Senshi were not opposed to teaming up with the Starlights in the manga, with Haruka being the one who suggested joining forces with them after the Inner Sailor Senshi had been killed.

First Appearances


  • This was the last time Super Sailor Uranus performed Space Sword Blaster, though in following episodes she still used the sword.


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