More Staff of New "Sailor Moon" Anime Revealed

"MJP" chief animation director Yukie Sako to provide character designs

Following last month's announcement that the 20th Sailor Moon anime will be streamed worldwide via Nico Nico Douga starting in July, the staff who will be joining director Munehisa Sakai and series composition writer Yuji Kobayashi have been revealed. And, while there are no character design previews yet, we now know that animator Yukie Sako (chief animation director on Majestic Prince) will be responsible for the Senshi's latest look. 


Gatchaman Crowds art directors Takashi Kurahashi and Yumi Hosaka will be working in that capacity for Sailor Moon. Yasuharu Takanashi jumps magic girl series from Pretty Cure to Sailor Moon for music duties.


The previously announced Munehisa Sakai worked on the One Piece TV anime series (2006-2008), One Piece Film: Strong World (2009), and Suite PreCure♪ (2011-2012), and the eighth installment of the PreCure TV series. Yuji Kobayashi's work could previously be found in Ultraman MebiusSuite PreCure♪ and Saint Seiya Omega.

Five-member idol group Momoiro Clover Z will perform the OP/ED theme songs.


via Natalie


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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