Mothers and daughters in Mexico cosplay Serena during the Merida Carnival

The recent Thursday, February 16, the Merica Carnival was held in Yucatan, Mexico, which had as one of its main attractions a massive participation of mothers and daughters, cosplaying Serena, the protagonist of Sailor Moon.

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon or simply Sailor Moon is one of the most popular manga – anime of the nineties, released in December 1991, written and illustrated by Naoko Takeuchi, a work that became famous for popularizing the subgenre of magical girls and their sentai elements.

As fans well remember, the fictional world in which the Sailor Moon plot takes place is centered on the concept of Sailor Senshi, a kind of vigilantes in a sailor suit uniform who constitute the most characteristic heroine archetype of the series.

Serena, also known as Usagi Tsukino, is the current reincarnation of Princess Serenity and the civilian identity of Sailor Moon. Originally, she is a 19-year-old girl with a particular life: she spent her time reading manga, playing video games, and eating, unconcerned about her studies.

According to a report published on the website of Spaghetti Codethe popularity of Sailor Moon in Mexico is enormous and proof of this was this group cosplay between mothers and daughters in a children’s parade at the Merida Carnival

Sailor Moon steals the show at the Merida Carnival

The Quadratin medium shared the images of the Sailor Moon group cosplay at the Merida Carnival, which had not taken place for two years due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its variants.

Merida Carnival

As we can see, the 15,000 people present at the event in Mexico witnessed this parade in which the cosplayers wore red boots, blue sailor uniforms with sleeves, and collected pigtails to achieve the closest possible resemblance to Serena.