Did you know that its opening is inspired by a song about tequila?

Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon Tsukino Rabbit

Sailor Moon is one of most classic animated series of the 90s. Many people enjoyed the adventures of Rabbit Tsukino and they sang at the top of their voices openingentitled Moonlight or “Moonlight Densetsu” in Japanese. However, many people don’t know that the melody of this song is inspired by a Japanese song at the same time.

Yume wa Majolica Miss of the Key West Club

The song in question is called “Yume wa Majolica Miss” and is made by Key West Cluba idol duo Very popular in Japan in the early 1900s. 90s. The title of this song means something like “majolica lady of dreams”. This song tells the story of two girls drinking tequila at a party, to forget their sorrows.

Key West Club he started performing this song in his concerts in 1991. At this time, the anime of Sailor Moon was in pre-production and when its producers heard “Yume wa Majolica Señorita”, they thought it was so catchy that could be perfect as an opening from the Serie.

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This song was overshadowed by the opening of Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon Producers made a deal with the Key West Club to use their theme in the animewhich was created in 1992. Some time later the album “Yume wa Majolica Señorita” was released, which was totally overshadowed by the album “Moonlight Densetsu”.

Besides, The Key West Club broke up soon after.so the song was totally forgottenuntil 2012 A compilation of songs by japanese idol groups from the 1980s and 1990s. At the time, twenty years after its original release, many Sailor Moon fans realized the similarity between the two songs.

Source: Sora News