According to Kenji Sawatari in a 1998 Gamest interview, when inquired about an initial "sexy" design for Jeanne, he responded:

"Actually, in the beginning, she didn’t have those black tights. The graphics for her legs were bare. Also, before that bare-legged version, she had tights that went to her thighs and a garter belt. Obviously, this was no good so we quickly updated her, but I do wish we could have made her slightly more sexy."
Contributed by DrakeVagabond
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