Life can be tough when you're a teenager. Enter Tsukino Usagi, an average, if somewhat clumsy, junior high student whose voracious appetite for sweets and capacity for tears are offset by her enthusiasm for life. Her normal existence is suddenly turned upside down when a talking cat named Luna comes into her life. Suddenly, Usagi finds herself with the ability to transform into the superhero known as Sailor Moon. Fighting the occasional monster may be the least of her worries, though...
Like most magical girl shows, both of these shows follow a very repetative monster-of-the-week episode style. Although Pretty Cure is for a younger audience, these shows seem almost identical (except for art style).
Both are magical girl shows where the backstory revolves around the fall of a kingdom, which leads to a plot about the search for that kingdom's princess.
Furthermore, both shows center around themes of friendship and contain a monster-of-the-week format.
If you love one of them you'll certainly like the other.
With Mamoru studying abroad and Chibiusa back in Crystal Tokyo, Usagi and the girls adjust to high school life; but that may be easier said than done when Japan's newest singing sensations, the Three Lights, transfer to their school. Things get even more complicated with the arrival of a new nemesis, Galaxia, and new senshi who call themselves the Sailor Starlights. Are they friend or foe? And what's Usagi going to do, with her boyfriend out of town and Seiya of the Three Lights expressing his interest in her?
You can REALLY see the influence of Sailor Moon and of Sailor Stars. Especially in the plot of having a rivalry of "other world" Senshi/Cure and Earth Senshi/Cures as well as the fact we having someone singing to summon a princess, and that princess is young/a baby (with heart odongo hairstyles too!). Also the enemies are a human looking group (Sailor Moon kept this for all seasons) who bicker amongst themselves in their own bar (SuperS reference?). The enemies are all people with corrupt hearts (star seeds/dream mirrors/etc.) which are then purified back to being human.
One clear festive evening, Lucia, a mermaid princess, rescues a young boy from drowning. With him, she leaves the source of her beautiful singing voice: a pink pearl necklace. Several years later, Lucia has grown into a young woman, and embarks on a quest to the human world to reclaim her pearl and find her lost love.
Both of these shows are cute magical girl shows aimed at a younger audiance. Full of repetative scenes and transformation sequences, the general plot line is always the same for both. If you enjoyed one, you'd love the other.
Momomiya Ichigo was a normal girl, worried mostly about her crush, Aoyama Masaya. However, just as she was finally able to date him, she was struck by a mysterious beam and everything changed. She is now part of the Mew Project, genetically fused with an endangered species of cat. With her new powers and companions, she must protect the earth from invading aliens.