Following the success of the Sailor Moon doll released in July, Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai today started accepting pre-orders for a 310mm-tall Sailor Mercury doll, the second collaboration item between Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon and Korean company Cheonsang Cheonha. Check details with the product photos after the jump.
As reported, the new musical show "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon -Petite Étrangère-" finally opened at AiiA Theater Tokyo on August 21 for the two-week tour. The franchise's 20th anniversary site has posted a two-minute digest video of the first day performance. Check the clip after the jump.
After a four month break from art portal Pixiv, Yuruyuri manga artist Namori has returned to the platform to share a sketch of Sailor Moon's Chibi Moon. Get a look after the jump.
The new Sailor Moon - Petite Étrangère- musical, based on the Chibi Usa/Dark Kingdom storyline, will be performed at AiiA Theater Tokyo from August 21 to 31, then at Umeda Arts Theater's Theater Drama City in Osaka from September 5 to 7, and then, for the first time for the Japanese cast, go overseas to Shanghai in Japan 2015. Check out the cast's conference after the jump.
Peach John has launched a teaser site for their follow-up to their sold out line of official Sailor Moon lingerie. Round two promises to include "powered-up" versions of their "Sailor Moon Narikiri/Costume Bra Set" (a set of a bra, shorts, ribbon, choker) , with silhouettes suggesting Outer Senshi, and Chibi Usa motifs. Pre-orders are set to launch on the Bandai Premium site in September. Get a look after the jump.
The recently released Futon Cover For Smartphones by Japanese prize maker Kitan Club is a hit in the world of Japanese Gacha (coin operated machine) prizes. People not only rested their tired little smartphones inside of the soft Japanese bedding, but also used anime figures to recreate fun scenes from anime! Now there is a photo contest going on hosted by the manufacturer! Check out the entries from Twitter contest after the jump!
August third is the birthday of a number of significant anime characters. While some fans are celebrating Sailor Moon's leading man, it's the Printemps center getting an outsized portion of the love, with the anime's staff, her voice actress, Good Smile Company and whole lot of fans sending their regards to Honoka Kousaka. Get a look after the jump.
Last year, composer/performer REVO and Linked Horizon had a huge hit with the Attack on Titan theme. It was the best selling anime song of the year, a crossover hit with hundreds of thousands of units sold. He capped it off with a New Year's performance at the NHK's traditional Kohaku Uta Gassen. He's back with another big assignment this year, working Momoiro Clover Z's Sailor Moon Crystal opening, "Moon Pride." And, it's availably globally!
To promote the upcoming new musical show "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon -Petite Étrangère-," which is scheduled to be performed in this summer, the franchise's official YouTube channel has posted a 10-minute digest video for the last year's show "-La Reconquista-." Check the clip after the jump.
The latest previews for Viz's Sailor Moon English dub come courtesy of Hulu, who offers looks at Usagi's transformation and the Senshi versus Jadeite. Get a look after the jump.