Leave it to the Moon for Love Aid
|Koi no Otasuke wa Mūn ni Omakase|
May 7, 1994
|NORTH AMERICAN DUB|
“Blinded by Love's Light”
June 19, 2000
"Leave it to the Moon for Love Aid" was the 6th episode of the third season of the Sailor Moon anime, and the 95th episode overall. The episode first aired in Japan on May 7, 1994. The English dub title for this episode is "Blinded by Love's Light", and the episode first aired in North America on June 19, 2000.
Usagi meets up with Umino who claims that him and Naru are becoming more distant. Usagi meets with Naru, who says the same. Usagi hears about a contest where couples test the strength of their love an the winners get to light a giant heart together. Usagi finds the competition sold out, but both Umino and Naru had tickets the whole time, explaining why they were so distant. The competition begins with Michiru and Haruka also in the contest. Umino keeps making embarassing mistakes, while Haruka and Michiru gain impressive results. Eventually, Haruka and Michiru drop out, and Umino gives a heart felt speech, winning the competition. As the couple go to light the heart, it transforms into a Daimon, and extracts Umino's Pure Heart. The senshi try to stop it, but are caught in a trick by the Daimon and are rescued by Sailor Uranus and Neptune. Sailor Moon destroys the Daimon and Neptune and Uranus find that Umino's heart isn't a talisman and return it to him.
Changes From the Manga
- In Cloverway's English version, this is the first episode where Neptune and Uranus are mentioned as cousins.
- The Cloverway English changes the contest from a love contest to a friendship contest.
- In the Cloverwar English dub, Amara and Michelle enter the contest as a joke.
- This episode features the only appearance of Gurio Umino in Sailor Moon S.