Director Munehisa Sakai and original editor Fumio Osano were on hand at this weekend's Nico Nico Choukaigi for the introduction of the main voice actresses in the upcoming Sailor Moon Crystal anime.
Kotono Mitsuishi (also known as Evangelion's Misato, One Piece's Bao Hancock and recently Gundam Build Fighter's Rinko Iori) reprises the role of Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon. She's joined by a renewed group of Inner Senshi that includes Hisako Kanemoto (Squid Girl, Gargantia's Amy) as Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury, Rina Satou (A Certain Scientific Railgun's Mikoto Misaka) as Rei Hino/Sailor Mars, Ami Koshimizu (Kill La Kill's Ryuko Matoi, Code Geass' Kallen) as Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter and Shizuka Itou (Hayate the Combat Butler's Hinagiku Katsura, Gurren Lagann's Boota and Darry, Jormungand's Koko Hekmatyar) as Minako Aino/Sailor Venus.
New details about the anime's scheduling were also announced. The first episode debuts July 5th at 7:00pm, then the anime will run on the first and third Saturday of the month going forward. a World-wide simultaneous will stream on Niconico Douga.