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The ZaCross Whip gathering power during Zakuro's attack sequence.

The ZaCross Whip (ザクロスホイップ, Zakurosu Hoippu) is what Mew Zakuro uses as her main weapon. It was unnamed in the manga but the name of the weapon was only mentioned in episode 26 of the anime.


Appearance

ZaCross Whip - Manga

The ZaCross Whip in the 1st Manga series.

Zakuro's weapon is a small, light purple stick with golden indentations and a glowing pink heart. In the heart in the middle of the golden part has Ichigo's Mew Mark. When in use, the golden indentations rotate until it's horizontal, creating a cross-shaped weapon.

In Mew Mew Power, the cross part of the weapon is edited out making it baton-shaped.

In the manga, the ZaCross Whip is a plain, cross-shaped object with no detail that has the ablility to stretch out into a whip. The weapon stays cross-shaped, even before using it to attack. In A la Mode, the weapon gets changed to the anime version's design.

Name Changes

Any dubs that aren't mentioned means that they kept the original Japanese name or they were left unnamed(most of these from Mew Mew Power dubs).

  • Mew Mew Power - Purple Dagger
  • Mew Mew Amiche Vincenti (Italian) - Pam's Ribbon
  • Dong Jing Mao Mao (Mandarin) - Shuu-Liu Cross Whip
  • Berry Berry Mew Mew (Korean) - Ruby Magic Whip
  • Mew Mew Power (French) - Sharp Whip
  • Vadmacska Kommandó (Hungarian) - Magic Whip
  • Miau Miau Power (Latino Spanish) - Purple Dagger
  • โตเกียวเหมียวเหมียว/Tokyo Mew Mew (Thai) - Zakuro's Whip
  • Družina Mjau - Mjau (Serbian) - Magic Cross Whip

Attack Names

Zakuro's attack name is the most mistranslated due to the confusion in the pun. It has been mistranslated as Ribbon Zakuro Spear by fansubbers.

  • Tokyo Mew Mew - Ribbon Zacross Pure! (The first word has also been translated as "Reborn" by other translators.)
  • Tokyo Mew Mew English Manga (TokyoPop version) - Ribbon Zakuro's Pure!/Ribbon Zakuro Pure!
  • Tokyo Mew Mew English Manga (Kodansha version) - Ribbon ZaCros Pure!
  • Mew Mew Power - Unnamed
  • Mew Mew Amiche Vincenti (Italian) - Ribbon of Energy!
  • Dong Jing Mao Mao (Mandarin) - Ribbon Shuu-Liu(Pomegranate) Pure!
  • Dung Ging Mao Mao (Cantonese) - Pomegranate Ribbon!
  • Berry Berry Mew Mew (Korean) - Ribbon Ruby Light of Passion!
  • Vadmacska Kommandó (Hungarian) - Unnamed
  • Miau Miau Power (Latino Spanish) - Unnamed
  • Mew Mew Power (French) - Unnamed(Season 1), Lash of the Sharp Whip!(Season 2)
  • As Super Gatinhas (Brazilian Portuguese) - Unnamed
  • Mew Mew Power (Season 1 Portugal) - Unnamed
  • Tokyo Mew Mew (Season 2 Portugal) - Pomegranate Spear!
  • โตเกียวเหมียวเหมียว/Tokyo Mew Mew (Thai) - Ribbon Zakuro's Pure!
  • Mew Mew Power (Danish) - Unnamed
  • Družina Mjau - Mjau (Serbian) - Magic Cross Whip, Show Your Power!(Doesn't call it out in Season 1)
  • Силата Миу Миу (Bulgarian) - Unnamed
  • Mew Mew Power (Greek) - Unnamed

Trivia

Censorship
  • Due to censorship, 4Kids Entertainment edited the attack sequence and overall appearance of the weapon to no longer have a cross shape.
  • In the English dub Mew Mew Power, the weapon is called a Purple Dagger.
  • The name of the Weapon is suppose to be a pun, combining the Japanese katakana spellings of Zakuro and Cross(kurosu), thus making Zakurosu (Zacross).
  • Some translators use an alternate form of spelling of her weapon, which is spelt Zakuross.
  • The ZaCross Whip, when it is cross-shaped, symbolizes that Zakuro is a Christian.

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