sorry to revive this but it seems so interesting that i just had to jump in
overall superior speed: goku has a technique called instant transmission, which he has demonstrated to be usable in the heat of battle (majin buu saga, when majin buu uses gotenk's ghost attack, vegito dodges using instant transmission. note however, that vegtio inherited this technique entirely from goku, since vegeta does not know it at all). this technique instantly moves goku to ANYWHERE IN THE UNIVERSE in infintesimal time. In other words, goku's maximum combat speed is infinite. having established this, there is no need to examine sailor moon's speed.
overall energy projection: not sure what you mean
overall superior fighting skill: on the magical side, sailor moon is infinitely superior because goku doesn't know magic. on the physical side, well, anyone who's watched both anime knows who wins. in terms of tactics and strategy, goku is far superior simply because he doesn't really have a life. his wife has complained numerous times that goku trains too much. in fact, even death did not stop goku from training! this means that goku is much more proficient at combat than sailor moon simply because he practices many times longer than sailor moon. while sailor moon may have magical abilities that help her fighting skills, this is balanced out by the fact that saiyans are naturally bred for combat.
better/larger arsenal of attacks: sailor moon has numerous attacks. however, only her most powerful attacks are capable of destroying a planet, so raw power is out of the question. i've heard that eternal sailor moon can stop time, but i always thought it was actually sailor pluto. for argument's sake, let's assume that eternal sailor moon can stop time. this SHOULD be the end of discussion, but dragon ball z is so screwed up that even time stopping would not necessarily stop goku. it is a known fact that super-buu and ssj3 gotenks are capable of ripping apart the space-time continuum, and that he does not even use some super awesome attack to do this: he yells. since goku super saiyan 3 is definitely superior to super buu, this suggests that goku is capable of tearing holes in space-time itself. goku's arsenal of attacks is fairly limited, but are supremely powerful.
it is mentioned that if unstopped, kid buu can destroy the entire universe (http://media.comicvine.com/uploads/6/61719/1155512-rokai_super.jpg). ssj3 goku is on par with kid buu, so it's reasonable to say that he can destroy at least almost the entire universe, if not the entire universe. goku's son, when fused with vegeta's son, has demonstrated the power to punch through dimensions of both space and time (hyperbolic time chamber was not only isolated in space, but also in time from the normal universe), and it is widely accepted that ssj3 goku is stronger than ssj3 gotenks. this means that goku should even be able to find a way around the time stopping abilities of eternal sailor moon (if they exist at all). goku's years of combat experience, incessant training, and instruction from Kai's (considered Gods of dbz) give him a definite advantage in skill over sailor moon. there is no debate. there is no contest. goku must win
it doesnt mean i'm hating on sailor moon. it's just that there's no logical way for sailor moon to compete with goku. practically the only element of dragon ball z is power levels. z fighters meet strong villain, train to defeat strong villain, meet stronger villain, train to defeat stronger villain, so on and so forth. the entire story is focused on how many planets they can blast. sailor moon, by comparison, has a much more developped storyline. this ultimately means, however, that the central theme will not be power, but something else. one story is written for the express purpose of showing off incredible strength, the other story is actually a story. are we really going to do a versus battle between them?
Speed: Sailor Moon is billions of times FTL, while Goku is only hypersonic. Although I don't know much about DBZ, I did my research. Instant Transmission requires not only concentration, but the user must also be able to detect the destination/lock onto its ki signature. Because of this, I don't think it will be very effective.
Energy Projection: Sailor Moon is a solar system buster while Goku is a planet buster.
Fighting Skill: Physical wise, Usagi's strength is only that of a human, while Goku is obviously a superhuman (according to my sources, his strength is 100+ tons).
Better/Larger Arsenal of Attacks: You are incorrect. Her strongest attack was able to defeat Chaos, a being that was as large as the center of the galaxy and much more durable than Sagittarius A (3.7 million solar masses; she was strong enough to destroy it). Sailor Cosmos, Usagi's ultimate form, can control time due to her control over Sailor Pluto's Sailor Crystal. Sailor Cosmos wields the Cosmos Crystal, which is her soul/Sailor Crystal, a Sailor Crystal which holds the powers of all of the Sailor Crystals in the galaxy. She was capable of traveling through time, sending other people through time, etc.
Usagi is obviously superior to Goku. She even was proven superior to him, as was Sailor Galaxia. @Orbitz89 said:
I don't remember anything from Sailor Moon, but Goku could snap her in half like a pencil. If the dude can punch through planets, he should have no trouble breaking a high school girl in half. I can't remember if SM is in High School ( or if Goku actually punched through a planet ) but my point stands.
By feats, my sources say that he was only able to punch through islands and mountains. Sailor Moon can easily tank attacks like that, since her durability is planetary. @SilverGalford said:
kid buu can destroy the universe , planet by planet . saiyans resistance to magic is not good.
the problem is how fast is sailor moon when she performs her abilities?. she can travel at FTL , but can she fight at FTL? , can she cast her abilities at FTL ? . without plots and her friends , can Sailor Moon be able to do those awesome things that she did in the manga?
Goku seems to have one problem , the magic thing ,but those questions about Sailor Moon really got me thinking.
They're instant. The anime showed the Sailor Soldiers dancing around for viewer entertainment only. The times when their attacks were interrupted are just PIS (plot induced stupidity).
I'm pretty sure that she can react at FTL speeds, since she must have been able to maneuver around during flight and such. And yes, probably. The Silver Moon Crystal, her power source, isn't powered by her friends. Even when her friends died in the manga, she still showed extremely impressive feats. @TheRedRose said:
I don't really know that much about Sailor Moon however DBZ seems more superior in hand-to-hand combat, physical strength, and just prowess. And from what I heard SM characters can destroy planets with their index fingers well, DBZ characters can do the same thing, take frieza for example... Guy destroys planets with just a finger and as well took a planet busting attack himself.
That's only Sailor Galaxia. Sailor Moon/Cosmos, however, can destroy solar systems. She was shown to be capable enough to destroy 3.7 million solar masses. @justanormalguy said:
Instead of just a straight debate battle, I wanted to see if we could have this as a discussion, because I want to try and analyze each point individually.
Who has the overall superior speed? (battle, flight, etc.)
Who has the overall better energy projection?
Who has the overall superior fighting skill?
Who has the overall better and larger arsenal of attacks to work with?
Is Sailor Moon's ability to stop time dependent on her transformation forms? / Can she cast it instantly, or like a Spirit Bomb you need to gather energy to use it?
Speed: Sailor Moon (http://www.narutoforums.com/blog.php?b=14992)
Energy Projection: Sailor Moon. She was shown to be capable enough to destroy Sagittarius A, which is 3.7 million solar masses.
Fighting Skill: Goku. If you put these two in a boxing match, Usagi will get crushed. Even if Goku didn't have super strength, he would still win, since he would still probably be at peak human strength, while Usagi has the strength of a normal human. However, in an actual match, Usagi is very prominent in battle. She can create powerful shields to block attacks, create decent distance with her massively FTL flight speed, use her space breathing abilities to her advantage (Goku can't breathe in space), and blast him with her superior firepower.
Arsenal of Attacks: Sailor Moon. With time and space control, immense firepower, strong shields, massively FTL speed, space breathing abilities, high durability, and energy regeneration, Sailor Moon is a character not to be messed with.