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:bulletblue: :bulletpurple: Mamoru’s Parents :bulletpurple: :bulletblue:

Original character design for Mamoru’s parents, created specifically for my doujinshi “Chibiusa’s Timeout: A History of My Parents”

Chiba, Yugure – Mamoru’s father (Darien’s dad) – I decided to make him an Imperial Japanese Navy Medic for this. He’s a highly decorated officer. He loves sports cars, is often traveling abroad with his career – which was a trait passed on to his son, and of course, he loves his family – Ayame and Mamoru. Yugure means Twilight, or Dusk – which strangely foreshadows the fact that King Endymion is known as the Twilight King of Crystal Tokyo. Yugure has reddish colored eyes, which are eventually passed down to his granddaughter, Princess Lady Serenity Tsukino Usagi – aka Chibiusa.

Chiba, Ayame – Mamoru’s mother (Darien’s mom) – Ayame is a botanist and is named after the flower, Iris (Ayame is Japanese for Iris). Although Naoko drew a small sample of Mamoru’s mother to look similar to his father sporting the same hairstyle, I decided to tweak her look from the comic a bit and create a more imaginative hairstyle for her. Mamoru has his mother’s color hair and eyes**.

** NOTE: Although Mamoru is Prince Endymion reborn from the Crystal Millennium Age, I figured that the modern parents that each of the reborn Sailor Senshi and others born to were chosen by the Silver Crystal on the basis of their looks. -->With the exception of Usagi – who happens to look nothing like her mom or dad.

Characters based on Naoko Takeuchi’s “Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon”
Drawn & Designed by Aiijuin Graphics, Aiijuin, Rebekah L. Copeland © 2012

:star: I will not be able to answer comments to this for a while, because my life is very hectic right now. Thank You in advance to commenters! :blowkiss:
:#1: I will also be trying to move things along with this story – but it will be very slow.

Drawn with Adobe Illustrator CS5, F/X added with Adobe Photoshop CS5
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Diamond1984 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
That's cool and awesome drawing of Darien's parents.
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Linnzy Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
GORGEOUS!
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rodentfanatic Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
What a unique idea! I've seen a fair few takes on Princess Serenity's father, but I've never seen anyone consider what Mamoru's parents might have been like! I like the reddish eyes being passed to Chibiusas
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mishihime Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful story.

Could you maybe point me to the picture that Naoko drew of Mamoru's parents? I have never seen it and I should really add it to my collection.
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SolarMiko Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice^^ I have to create the parents of the senshi and my OC senshi.
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Shinwa-Tsuki Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
Lovely!
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SpringRose9 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012
Nice concept and design! I've always wondered what Mamoru's parents would look like.
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cupcakedoll Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist
Great videa! i really like the designs. Looking forward to seeing more!
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Sailortwilight Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
:D It's awesome to see a concept for Mamoru's parents at last! :) Since we never see them at all in the anime, or really the manga that I remember either. :) :heart: I can totally see these two as his parents. :) :rose:
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sailorsilverstar Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:squee:
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