"Sailor Moon Crystal" 1st Episode Viewed One Million Times in Two Days

With 250,000 comments from all over the world

The first episode of the highly-anticipated Sailor Moon Crystal, the first anime series in 17 years since Sailor Moon: Sailor Stars in 1996-1997, was premiered on various streaming sites worldwide including Crunchyroll on July 5. It was confirmed on July 7 that the episode has been viewed/visited more than one million times on Nico Nico Douga, which is streaming the series in 12 foreign languages, by the evening of the day. In its live-broadcasting on July 5, the Japanese video (with no subtitles) were viewed by 267,708 people with 156,854 comments. As of this writing (10:00 am July 8/JST), the most viewed foreign language video is the English subtitled version viewed 46,588 times with 2,212 comments. Check the viewed numbers on Nico Nico Douga in each languages below.



1. Japanese: 267,708 times (156,854 comments)

2. English: 46,588 (2,212)

3. Simplified Chinese: 36,960 (1,021)

4. Traditional Chinese: 27,962 (4,709)

5. Spanish: 24,417 (1,335)

6. Deutsch: 23,622 (1,265)

7. Italian: 20,472 (499)

8. Korean: 12,839 (5,523)

9. French: 9,705 (190)

10. Portuguese: 5.026 (281)

11. Bahasa-Indonesia: 2,291 (87)

12. Turkish: 1,925 (11)

13. Bahasa-Melayu: 671 (2)



Sailor Moon Crystal is now available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: U.S.A, Canada,

South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America (Central and South America including Mexico).


Key visual



Meanwhile, Shoko Nakagawa/Shokotan posted two Sailor Moon illustrations on her Twitter yesterday.





via: Oricon Style


© Naoko Takeuchi © Naoko Takeuchi,PNP,Toei Animation


Other Top News

Sort by:
Hime banner

Try The NEW CrunchyrollBeta

check it out