This summer's announcement still holds true, the new Sailor Moon anime should arrive next season. Of course, founded skepticism about whether it'll actually arrive is pervasive. What is set in stone is that plenty of merchandise will be hitting the market over the next couple months. Get a survey of what's to come after the jump.
MegaHouse has scheduled a set of adorable Sailor Moon Puchitto Oshiokiyo! Hen trading figures for early next year. Wave two is where things get exciting if you're looking for the Sailor Moon 20th anniversary revival to finally feature the Outer Senshi. More after the jump.
If you like Bandai's 14cm 20th Anniversary Sailor Moon S.H. Figuarts. you'll love their 19cm FiguartsZero, set to be released in Japan in March and North America in April. The figure line also has two more Kuroko's Basketball figures added to the schedule for March. Get a look after the jump.
We still cannot see the end of Bandai's product rush for the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon. Following the chopstick set introduced last week, the company has already started accepting pre-orders for the next item "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: Earphone Jack Accessory." Hit the jump for more details.
Hot Topic, the youth culture shop that people love or love to hate, has a new Sailor Moon inspired shirt, debuting in time for their site's 30% off sale. The Sailor Moon Foil Crest V-Neck Girls T-Shirt regularly goes for $22.50. Get a look after the jump.
In commemoration of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon's 20th anniversary, a tribute album to the series will be released on January 29, 2014. The first announced singers to take part in the recording are Shoko Nakagawa, Momoiro Clover Z, and 56-year-old veteran Mitsuko Horie. Hit the jump for more details.
This season, Atsuko Watanabe is character designer and animation director on Unbreakable Machine-Doll and character designer for Tokyo Ravens. When a new episode of one of the shows airs, she Tweets an accompanying sketch, and this week, recalling watching the show as in elementary school, she posted a delightful tribute to Sailor Moon to go with Toyko Ravens episode 6. Get a look after the jump.
While there has been no news about the new anime series, Bandai has been busy offering various brand new Sailor Moon items. The newest goods are "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon DX My Hashi Collection," three sets of chopsticks inspired by the weapons used in the anime series. Check the details after the jump.
A graphic designer calling himself NEMOBRAND was wondering "what if anime characters existed in real life?" and that's how his creative work began. His style captures familiar characters in a hip, urban environment by going out to streets of Shibuya and Harajuku where many fashion snapshots are taken for magazines. The result produces more realistic art than expected. Check out the art after the jump!
Bandai Premium has rolled out a new set of Sailor Moon items, set to be released in November. The semi-functional merchandise includes a hair tie inspired by the design of the Prism compact, Crystal Star compact cushion and a 50cm x 30cm rubber mat. Get a look after the jump.
Bandai has started a new brand in PROPLICA to serve older fans of anime by upgrading toys that they may have enjoyed when they were young and their first release will be an almost 1 to 1 ratio "Moon Stick" from Sailor Moon, complete with the voice of Usagi by Kotono Mitsuishi for the first time built into moon wand replicas. More after the jump!
Already thinking ahead to Valentine's Day 2014, Bandai Premium is taking orders for Sailor Moon and Madoka Magica ARTismCHOCO chocolates. Get a look after the jump.