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Sailor Senshi Generator Lineup

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On a whim, I decided to create a "lineup" of all the Sailor Senshi KiSS doll generators that I have (if there are more out there, point me at 'em!). For the sake of simplicity, I opted to create Sailor Moon since, duh, she's the main character. I wanted to create her Season 1 outfit, which meant I was looking for a blue collar with two white stripes, a blue skirt, red bows (front and back), glove rings, choker, and boots with crescents. Her tiara would be gold with a red gem.

The various generators I used (almost all of which were downloaded [link] here) are listed in "bubbles" above Sailor Moon's head(s).

It's clear to see which generators, regardless of age or status (many are on permanent hiatus), have strengths and weaknesses. For example, I like Eph's generator for all the accessories it offers-- none of the others offer earrings, chokers with symbols, boots with the crescent moon on them, etc. But Eph's was extremely limited in the number of combinations you could create, and the hairstyles were limited to the existing Senshi. Sometimes existing Senshi (like Pluto) couldn't even get their own "real" hair color!

Sailor Orion's Portrait Shoppe was original in that it wasn't made to make dolls of the Sailor Senshi, but "otaku senshi." It was one of the first of its kind that really offered a full array of options (including some VERY unique hair styles, like the French Roll). Still, the color palettes, facial expression, and "extras" (like proper boot shape) left a lot to be desired with this doll.

The Jamie Synder Scout Maker was clearly basic-- the collar, brooch, skirt, and back bow color were linked together, so there was no way to get a "real" Sailor Moon using this doll without using an image editor. As you can see, I left it exactly as the KiSS doll generated it, which means a BLUE brooch, rather than Sailor Moon's proper yellow/gold one. Her hair is also the most "off" of all of them, mainly because it's way too short and looks more like pigtails that aren't connected to her buns at all. But the doll has a very interesting pose-- almost contemplative. Her skirt, on the other hand, looks like it's made of cardboard, and the front bow is far too tiny.

Sailor X basic was absolutely revolutionary in its first inception, offering the ability to create unique colors with just a few clicks. It also offered many different poses and eye shapes, so one could feasibly create a Senshi that might look like she was holding something, or an evil-looking Senshi with a malicious gaze. Her face was a bit mannequin-ish, but considering KiSS dolls are essentially "digital paper dolls," it's plenty forgivable. Not every doll needs to blink, blush, or make noises when you click on or near her. Moon's hair in the Sailor X basic looked a bit weird, though-- fanning out in a very strange way. It's more her hair style than, say, the Jamie Snyder doll, but I still think Eph and Orion's dolls do the best job at getting Sailor Moon's hair down, with Orion being the absolute best. Also, there was no option that I could find for a "standard" bow length, so Sailor Moon's got a "super" bow length here, even though in SMS, she would have had a pink-colored bow (and Sailor Moon's bow when she's in Super form doesn't look like the other Senshi's bow in Super form). She also has a very distinct "navel" impression on her suit, which I find extremely odd. I know the Sailor Suits are revealing, but are they honestly THAT tight?

Of them all, Sailor X is also the only generator still being updated on a regular basis, which means it's made leaps and bounds in terms of possibilities. The next incarnation featured a whole new system for creating colors, though it was a bit complicated. It never got updated to the point where Sailor Moon's hair was an available style, so I made do with what I had. Notice the very bright colors available for the 2.01 doll.

The next inception of Sailor X skipped a few numbers-- Sailor X v 2.07 revamped the entire system of coloring, and was updated recently enough to introduce Sailor Moon's hair, though I have the same problem with it that I did with the original Sailor X basic doll-- it doesn't look like Sailor Moon's hair THAT much. To be more specific, the Sailor X basic Moon's TOP of her head was great, but by 2.07, it seems to get "lumpy," and her part doesn't seem right to me. Her buns seem too far back on her head, as if they're not on the TOP of her head, but on the back. But her fringe looks a lot better, and not "pastede on yey!" The colors seemed a bit more muted here, though that may have been my selection rather than the doll itself (I attempted to pick the brightest colors available). 2.07 also heralded the introduction of metallic colors, which could be used not just for brooches and tiaras, but for EVERYTHING colorable, highly extending the possibilities with Sailor X v 2.0x.

By 2.08, more bright colors were added, making it possible to differentiate between Moon's blonde, Venus' bright blonde, and
Uranus' sandy blonde. But the hair styles are still a bit off, especially for the shorter-haired Senshi like Mercury and Uranus, or those with buns (like Moon).

Of note is that NONE of them offered the option to give Sailor Moon her "bun gems." This might be a possibility in the future for Sailor X v 2, though, something I'm looking forward to greatly (especially if the colors can be changed for the gems).

In summary, any decent Sailor Generator should, at the very least, be able to replicate the original (Season 1/first appearance in manga) outfits of the Sailor Senshi. It doesn't even have to be ALL the Senshi, such as Cosmos, Iron Mouse, etc., but at least the "Big 10" (Moon, Mercury, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn, Pluto, Chibi-Moon). A better generator would offer the ability to replicate the outfits from any version of the anime or manga of those Senshi, e.g. the Super Sailor outfits (and Moon and Chibi-Moon's differ from the other Senshi's), and include those manga-only additions such as masks, feathers in the hair, or special belts (like Mars' gem, Venus' chain, or Jupiter's pink ball of flower petals).

It's a challenge in itself to make KiSS dolls, and I applaud those who put all the effort into creating them, especially =DianaHold for still working on Sailor X v 2.
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tryhardz45's avatar
can someone please tell me how to get this program im sick of drawing them
JediSenshi's avatar
You need UltraKiss to get the generator to work. Here is the link [link] Download the Complete one.
the-sweet's avatar
The names of all the different kisekae generators featured here are in the bubbles above their head. You can Google them or search for them on a kisekae doll site like otakuworld.com. There are also suggestions from other users in the comments.

Finally, some of them are no longer going to be available (like older versions of Sailor Xv2), since they've been updated to include newer, better features!
Tay-Tay14's avatar
the-sweet's avatar
What red bulbs?
the-sweet's avatar
No, seriously: where are there "red bulbs" referenced anywhere in my posting?
Tay-Tay14's avatar
EXACTLY

You forgot Sailor Moon's red bulbs! Or whatever you wanna call them.

They aren't there D:<
the-sweet's avatar
I guess I would call them "bun covers" or "bun gems" instead, but I didn't include them because they weren't part of the KiSS doll generators I used. Newer versions of Sailor Xv2 do allow for it, which is why they appear in the Chibi-Moon Fashion History, which I did using Sailor Xv2 (and Photoshop).
amberchan53's avatar
[link] Can I just post this? this is the awesomest Sailor Senshi generator I've ever seen.
Sparklycupcake23's avatar
I like the second one and the third one alot :)

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:banned: The only reason I might get banned

from da stores

is because I havin too much fun. Throwin things around da isles :pointandlaugh:

:steaming: Back off I havin my fun :w00t:
zenimoonchild's avatar
well I was thinking of making my own sailor scout maker but learning the code for the click and change
will take more time for me to learn
I might get all the doll parts done before
mastering the code
the-sweet's avatar
That's probably a good idea anyway--the more important things are the actual parts, the code is fairly easy, since all you need to do is either program in where people click to get specific colors, or you program what parts can be moved around (if any).

If you do end up creating one, let me know, because I'd love to see it!
zenimoonchild's avatar
well I do have a SD sailor scout maker
tho I might have to do the parts all over again

but my back ground transparentcy is not working so I might have to try
to figure that out

as for the sailor scout maker
or the super SD sailor senshi maker
I have two doll bases
one is sailor moon base the other
is a sailor mercury base

if you look in my gallery I did print
out and do different characters on the moon Sd doll base
I even did neopet fairies
FreeKissForAll's avatar
I got sailor Orion one as a matter fact I got two version of that one.
the-sweet's avatar
Two versions of Sailor Orion? Where at? Last I checked, the site (Sailor Orion's Refuge) was gone altogether! Please share!
the-sweet's avatar
Any word on where the other Sailor Orion is? After this comment, I haven't seen anything, unless you sent me a PM... But it's worth it to share publicly, if you can!
FluffyFooFooJ-E's avatar
[link] this link has a sailor creator kind of thing
the-sweet's avatar
Yes, and it is quite awesome! It needs some work, but I don't know if DD and DR will work together again any time soon, considering the scandal DR recently went through/caused/whatever.
lastMOment5's avatar
Hey where i can download sailor xbasic?
the-sweet's avatar
It's still available from here: [link]
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