Is Sailor Pluto physically ageless ?

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Is Sailor Pluto in her current human incarnation physically ageless ? Does this mean that she can live in her current human form forever, unlike the other Senshi ? Also, what is her current occupation ? Is she a student or the school nurse ?
 

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I’m unsure about whether or not she’s physically ageless, but as for occupation, she’s depicted as a physics student in the manga before becoming the nurse at Chibi Usa and Hotaru’s school.

And I guess this isn’t the same as physically not aging, but it’s strongly implied that all of the Senshi can be reborn over and over again thanks to their Sailor Crystals.

There are definitely a lot of mysteries surrounding Pluto...
 

Umino

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Don't all of the Sailor Soldiers eventually stop aging? King Endymion mentions how Chibiusa is 900 years old, yet she stopped growing at one point.
 
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sapphire91

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All the Crystal Tokyo residents live thousands of years, but they are still mortal. They stop aging at the age of 21, they don't grow old but eventually die. But Pluto is half god, she exists in a place where time doesn't follow logic, so I believe once she hit adulthood she stopped aging an is in fact immortal - she can be killed, but cannot die naturally like the rest of them.
 

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I guess they're all ageless after becoming adult but Pluto can also exist outside of time...?
All the Crystal Tokyo residents live thousands of years, but they are still mortal. They stop aging at the age of 21, they don't grow old but eventually die. But Pluto is half god, she exists in a place where time doesn't follow logic, so I believe once she hit adulthood she stopped aging an is in fact immortal - she can be killed, but cannot die naturally like the rest of them.
So I suppose she'd stop aging once she reached 18 (or 20 under Japanese law)? lol
 

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In the '90s anime Prince Endymion vaguely mentions that the people of Earth were jealous of the longevity of the people of Silver Millennium (in episode 44), so I got the impression that maybe everyone in Silver Millennium had at least a very long (if not maybe indefinite) lifespan.

In the future in Crystal Tokyo (episode 83), we learn that the Earth was in a Cold Sleep for a thousand years so it's hard to say what aging happened. But of course the equivalent part of the manga talks about the Sailor Senshi and King Endymion living indefinitely due to the Silver Crystal.

Now for arbitrary art detail time: Silver Millennium in episode 44 had these big trails of pink glowing sparkles in the sky. Then in episode 83, when King Endymion is talking about Neo-Queen Serenity ending the cold sleep... we see a shot of similar pink sparkles spreading out across the surface of the Earth, as the icey coating stuff clears away to reveal the land and ocean.

Based on a combination of the above factors and my own guesswork, I don't think it's completely out of left field to say that maybe the Silver Crystal had some means of ensuring longevity for all people in Silver Millennium by spreading it's pink sparkles through the atmosphere, which was then eventually implemented on Earth in Crystal Tokyo in much the same way. So the people of Earth did get the longevity effect, and possibly even could've way back in the day if only peace had been achieved between Silver Millennium and the Golden Kingdom, but, we all know how that turned out instead. At least, that's my guess. The franchise is almost always a bit vague on such matters.

That really doesn't answer Sailor Pluto's deal or how any of it carries over inside the Door of Space Time area though. But I got the impression she might also be very old, as there was almost no indication that she had been killed and reincarnated in quite the same way as the others (Setsuna Maiou seems perhaps more like a cover identity akin to Natsumi Ginga or Masato Sanjoin but way more low-key, rather than a 20th century ordinary life she was reborn into before awakening and doing time things; but it's hard to say for sure, at least in the anime. I think in the manga they explicitly say she's been there ever since Queen Serenity's time, since she was a child, so in the manga I'd say she definitely reached a certain point and then stopped aging). If not for the started-as-a-kid thing in the manga, I would guess that maybe being in proximity to the Door of Space Time/Space Time Corridor simply keeps one from aging at all, but, that definitely can't be the case in the manga.
 

sapphire91

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I aways thought Setsuna Meioh was her reincarnation after she died in the future send by NQS to the past. Because Pluto has never died during the Silver Millenium she has never been resurrected before, which imlies she has been living for millenia. Something the rest of the characters couldn't do - Silver Millenium people had longer but not infinite life span. Same goes for Crystal Tokyo So I think her being descendent of Chonus suggest she is ageless, timeless eternal being.
 
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I’m unsure about whether or not she’s physically ageless, but as for occupation, she’s depicted as a physics student in the manga before becoming the nurse at Chibi Usa and Hotaru’s school.
Between being a physics student in the Infinity arc (as a Setsuna Meioh who may be the reincarnation of the Sailor Pluto who died during the fall of Silver Millennium or who may be the reincarnation of the Sailor Pluto who died after stopping time in the 30th Century) and a nurse at Juban Elementary in Stars, she was also an assistant astronomer at an observatory during the Dream arc. And, curiously enough, though she's clearly a nurse in Stars, the character overview in Nakayoshi's June 1996 issue describes her as a health teacher. Truly no one involved in the manga seemed to keep track of her :lol:
 

MariaTenebre

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Personally I always thought that Sailor Senshi atleast were immortal unless killed by an external source. The proof in this is Sailor Galaxia she was alive all of the way back when the Sailor Wars occurred and the Sailor Wars were implied to have happened before the Silver Millennium was founded. Plus Sailor Pluto herself didn't seem to die during the events of the Silver Millennium atleast in the 90s anime and has lived for a long time ditto for Chibiusa.
 

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Between being a physics student in the Infinity arc (as a Setsuna Meioh who may be the reincarnation of the Sailor Pluto who died during the fall of Silver Millennium or who may be the reincarnation of the Sailor Pluto who died after stopping time in the 30th Century) and a nurse at Juban Elementary in Stars, she was also an assistant astronomer at an observatory during the Dream arc. And, curiously enough, though she's clearly a nurse in Stars, the character overview in Nakayoshi's June 1996 issue describes her as a health teacher. Truly no one involved in the manga seemed to keep track of her :lol:
Technically she could be both a nurse - in the sense of having been registered as one & possessing the relevant professional qualifications - & a health teacher stationed in a school, tho, just like a physician working as a professor in a medical school. :wink: