Senshi Name: セーラーネプチューン
Senshi Name: Sailorneptune
Japanese Name: 海王みちる (かいおうみちる)
Japanese Name: Kaioh Michiru [Family - Given Name] (1)
Japanese Name Translation: Rising (as in the tide rises) Sea Ruler, Maturing Sea Ruler
Translation Explanation: kai=sea/ocean, oh/ou=king/rule, michiru=to rise(tide)/To mature/pride
English Name: Michelle Kaio (2)
Birthday: March 6
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Planet Info: Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun and has 4 rings and 8 moons, two of which are Triton and Nereid.
Mythology: In Roman mythology Neptune was the god of the sea. His Greek counterpart was Poseidon.
Castle: Triton Castle (manga)
Castle Origin: Triton is a moon of the planet Neptune
Colors: Marine Blue and Aqua
Favorite Food: meat strips (Sashimi)
Least Favorite Food: mushrooms (Kikurage)
Favorite Subject: Music
Worst Subject: None
Blood Type: O
Height: 5'4" (estimate)
Hobbies: Playing the violin, painting, swimming
Strengths: Playing the violin, painting
Fears & Weaknesses: Sea Cucumbers
Lives: apartment # 1306 (Manga), also has mansion by the sea
School: Mugen Gauken
Class: Tenth grade
Goals: To be a violinist or painter
Other: Michiru is mature and has good posture. Her Talisman is the Deep Aqua Mirror.
1 Some people write her last name as "Kaiou" or "Kaio". However in Manga Vol. 9, Takeuchi Naoko spells it "Kaioh" in Romaji (Roman) letters, and in Japanese Episode #92, English #85, Michiru's painting spells out "Kaioh" in Romaji letters next to it.
2 Michiru's official English dub name is Michelle, past English names commonly used for her were: Nerissa (from the Irwin articulated dolls) and Michelle (from the 6" dolls).
Transformations and Powers:
|Trans-formation||Neptune Planet Power Make-up||Neptune Planet Power Make-up||Neptune Star Power||Neptune Planet Power Make-up||S Season 3 ep.106; Vol.8-27|
|Trans-formation||N/A||Neptune Crystal Power Make-up||N/A||Neptune Crystal Power Make-up||Manga Only, Vol.14-39|
|Attack||Deep Submerge||Deep Submerge||Neptune Deep Submerge**||Deep Submerge||S Season 3 ep.92; Vol.8-26|
|Attack||Submarine Reflection||Submarine Refection||-||Submarine Reflection||SS Movie; Vol.9-31|
|Attack||N/A||Submarine Violin Tide||N/A||Submarine Violin Tide||Manga Only, Vol.16-43|
|Attack||N/A||Galactica Violin Tide||N/A||Galactica Violin Tide||Manga Only, Vol.18-50|
* In the Sailor Moon S English Movie, she used "Neptune Planet Power!!", and in some English episodes
** Has also used just "Deep Submerge!!", and "Waters of Neptune, Deep Submerge!!"
Note: "ep." stands for episode. All episodes are listed by the Japanese number. "R" stands for "Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R" (Season 2). The "2.5" indicates the second half of the second season. "S" stands for "Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon S" (Season 3). "Super S" stands for "Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Super S" (Season 4). "Stars" stands for "Sailor Stars" (Season 5). The Manga Volumes are written out volume number - act number.