The "Sailor Starlights" were a group of Sailor Senshi who came to the Earth in search of their princess, Kakyuu, after their home planet of Kinmoku was destroyed by Sailor Galaxia. The Sailor Starlights are searching for Princess Kakyuu, traveling the galaxy and eventually arriving on Earth to find her. In their civilian forms, they created a band called "Three Lights", and disguised themselves as men; since the band's songs spoke about "finding their princess", this was a tactic to make their identities less obvious, as well as to gain more publicity for the band. Their search for Princess Kakyuu brings them into conflict with the Sailor Senshi of Earth, specifically with the Outer Sailor Guardians, who want the Starlights to leave the planet and leave Usagi alone. The reason the Starlights, specifically Star Fighter, are so interested in Usagi is because Usagi carries the scent of Princess Kakyuu, due to an incense burner that Chibi Chibi possesses. The Sailor Starlights are essentially the same in the anime as in the manga. One key difference, however, is that their male disguises on Earth are fully biological (ie They only become female when they take their Sailor Senshi forms.
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Just like in the manga, the Starlights cross-dressed as men but were actually female. Naoko Takeuchi, the creator of the Sailor Moon franchise, specifically decreed that only women could be Sailor Senshi, and wasn't pleased with the fact that the Starlights could change gender in the anime. In the manga, each of them can grow a pair of angelic wings, just like Eternal Sailor Moon, Princess Kakyuu, and Sailor Chibi Chibi. Fans speculate that the Sailor Starlights draws inspiration from the Trimurti, or the three principal gods of Hinduism; Brahma the creator (Sailor Star Maker), Vishnu the preserver (Sailor Star Healer) and Shiva the destroyer (Sailor Star Fighter). The Starlights' eye colors matched the secondary colors of their sailor uniform: blue for Sailor Star Fighter, green for Sailor Star Healer, and violet/purple for Sailor Star Maker. It was never established what celestial bodies, if any, the Sailor Starlights represented. In the anime, there was one still image that showed the planet Kinmoku and three nearby planetary bodies that might have been its moons, but whether or not those were the guardian planets of the Sailor Starlights was never explained (but they are). There is some fan speculation that they represented comets or meteors, due to the fact that they called themselves "shooting stars," but again, there was nothing in an actual canon source. In the Italian dub of Sailor Moon Sailor Stars, the Starlights' sex switching was not present. Instead, they were said to be the twin sisters of the Three Lights. This explanation was added to the Italian dub after Vera Slepoj, a psychologist, claimed that Sailor Moon made young boys become homosexual. In the Korean dub, the Sailor Starlights' sailor uniform was edited so that they covered the entire midriff. The Viz Media English dub spells their group name as the "Star Lights".
As of June 10, 2021, eight volumes have been published as part of the Progressive series.
Sword Art Online is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara with accompanying illustrations drawn by abec. The series takes place in the near-future and focuses on various virtual reality MMORPG worlds. ASCII Media Works began publishing the novels on April 10, 2009 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. Russia. With more than 16 million copies in print worldwide, there are future plans for publications in Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Vietnam and others. Kawahara also began writing a parallel series of light novels titled Sword Art Online: Progressive, a spin-off that focuses on the clearing of Aincrad, unlike the Aincrad stories of the main series. As of June 10, 2021, eight volumes have been published as part of the Progressive series. In addition to the original storyline of Sword Art Online and Sword Art Online: Progressive, Kawahara has also written and published Sword Art Online side stories. Accel World, have been sold at Comitia, Dengeki Bunko's Fair and have come along with the limited edition Blu-Ray/DVD Sword Art Online compilation volumes.
Before Sword Art Online was published, Kawahara had posted Sword Art Online novels on his website and there are still a few side stories on Sword Art Online, although the original novels have been removed. In addition, Kawahara has published a side story of Sword Art Online in one of his other works, Accel World. In the tenth volume of Accel World, there is a chapter where it depicts a cross over between Sword Art Online and Accel World. Several of the side stories that he has released are in a collection called the Sword Art Online Material Edition, sold at the Comitia dōjinshi-selling event, which range from novels to manga. However, all of the art in the Material Editions is drawn by Kawahara himself. Aside from the light novels written by Kawahara, there are also two spin-offs written by other authors with supervision by him. The first one is Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online series written by Keiichi Sigsawa and illustrated by Kouhaku Kuroboshi, while the other is Sword Art Online Alternative: Clover's Regret, written by Watase Souichirou and illustrated by Ginta. While both of these series take place in the same world as the main series written by Kawahara, they each feature different characters as the focus compared to the main series.
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