[EPISODE] 141. Storm of Love! Minako’s Grand Two-Timing Plan.
Japanese name: 恋の嵐! 美奈子のフタマタ大作戦
Romanized name: Koi no arashi! Minako no futamata daisakusen
Original Airdate: 7-8-1995
Director: Takuya Igarashi
Writer: Ryota Yamaguchi
Animation Director: Hisashi Kagawa
Synopsis: When Minako tries to date two young men at once, it backfires.
- There were two monsters-of-the-day: lemures duo Gittanko and Battanko. Their names are a play on a Japanese phrase that describes the motion of a seesaw.
- The Dead Moon Circus’ target was Minako Aino.
- A new animated sequence was used for the ending credits, and “‘Rashiku’ ikimasho” replaced “Watashitachi ni naritakute”.
- The movie that Minako and Hawk’s Eye saw was Gazura. The titular monster looked like Gamera, but roared like Godzilla. The most recent Gamera movie at the time, Gamera: Guardian of the Universe, was was released in Japanese theaters in March of 1995. This episode aired in July of the same year.
- This was the last appearance of Venus Star Power Make-Up.
- Crescent Beam, or rather a variation of it, was shown for the last time in the series.
- Prior to executing her attack, Sailor Venus’ tiara was missing.
- In the English version (“Double Trouble”), Hawk’s Eye and Tiger’s Eye were given first names - Charlie and Jack respectively. Their Japanese surnames were kept intact.