Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon is a Japanese tokusatsu television series based on the Sailor Moon manga created by Naoko Takeuchi. It is produced by Toei Company. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon was produced by Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting, airing on that station in Nagoya and on the Japan News Network nationwide from October 4, 2003 to September 25, 2004, and was a retelling of the series' first story arc, albeit with considerable plot divergences. The opening theme, titled "Kirari*Sailor Dream!", is performed by J-pop singer Nanami Yumihara under the name Sae (小枝). The series lasted 49 episodes (called Acts), and also included two separate made-for-DVD specials, for a total of 51 acts.