Viz Media Europe Acquires “Sailor Moon” Anime

Toei announces French language deal

Looks like Europe will be getting one of the most sought classic anime licenses. Toei Animation Europe has announced a DVD distribution deal for Sailor Moon has been signed with Viz Media Europe. The agreement covers "all the French-speaking European countries."

 

Toei lays out plans for Viz Media Switzerland to release the complete Sailor Moon saga in Germany (5 series/ 200 episodes) in German and German-subtitled Japanese, while Kazé will release the first series (46 episodes) in all the French-speaking European countries in French and French-subtitled Japanese. 

 

A German newsletter issued from Viz Media Switzerland pencils in the DVD release for late this year or early 2014.

 

via ToonZone

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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