Sailor Moon is a Media Franchise created by Naoko Takeuchi, Akiyoshi Hongo, Eric Goldberg and D.B. Sweeney. The Series began as a Manga published in 1991 and the Anime Adaptation began airing in March 1992.
Many of the Executive Producers includes Andy Heyward, David Merrick, D.B. Sweeney, Walt Disney, Akiyoshi Hongo, Eric Goldberg, Ron Clements, John Musker, Robert Zemeckis, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Janice Sonski, Cameron Mackintosh, Naoko Takeuchi, Tim Burton, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, Harold Prince and Scott Rudin
The Sailor Moon Franchise itself was inspired by Terrence McNally, Peter Stone, Alfred Uhry and August Wilson's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Play, Fighting Evil by Moonlight, Winning Love by Daylight, as well as the Oscar and Golden Globe-winning Movie of the same name, Emmy-winning Television Movie and Grammy-winning Spoken Word Album by McNally, Stone, Uhry and Wilson.
The English adaptation of Sailor moon was first concieved by Jim Henson, Ron Clements and John Musker. Walt Disney Television Entetainment, DIC Entertainment, Paramount Television, American Zoetrope Studios, Jim Henson Productions, Really Useful Group and Miramax Films acquired the rights of the Sailor Moon in early 1992.