Sailor Moon: Crystal / Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal (2014 Anime)


###Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal: Dark Kingdom Arc / Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal

Genres: action, drama, magic, romance
Themes: animals as advisors, bishoujo, magical girl, past-life, reincarnation, secret identity, sentai
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of Episodes: 13
Vintage: 2014-07-05

Plot Summary: Usagi Tsukino was a normal second-year middle school girl whose own life changes one day when she encounters a black cat. The cat’s name is Luna who can talk and bears a crescent moon on her forehead. Luna tells Usagi that she is the chosen guardian of justice with the power to transform into Sailor Moon. Usagi now has a new responsibility which is a mission to find the Illusionary Silver Crystal as well as the other chosen guardians to protect the Moon Princess. During her mission, she must deal with various enemies sent by Queen Beryl who is also after the Illusionary Silver Crystal.

ANN Info Page

####Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: Crystal on Crunchyroll

###Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal: Black Moon Arc / Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal

Genres: action, drama, magic, romance
Themes: aliens, magical girl, time travel
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of episodes: 13
Vintage: 2015-01-17

Plot Summary: Just when Usagi Tsukino thought life would be back to normal a little girl literally falls out of the sky. The girl has a striking resemblance to Usagi and even shares the same name as her. Turns out Chibiusa is from the future and she is on a mission to find the Silver Crystal that could help save her timeline from an evil threat. However she is being hunted by members of the Dark Moon Clan who were behind attacking her home world. It is up to Sailor Moon and the Sailor Guardians to help protect Chibiusa and save the future.
Usagi thinks life may be back to normal when a little girl literally falls out of the sky. She also calls herself Usagi and she seeks the help of Sailor Moon and the Sailor Guardians to help her save the future. When the Dark Moon attacks modern-time Japan, it looks like the threats of the future are also out to destroy the past.

ANN Info Page

###Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Season III: Death Busters Arc / Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal

Genres: action, drama, magic, romance
Themes: aliens, magical girl, monsters, past-life, reincarnation, sentai
Number of episodes: 13
Vintage: 2016-04-04

ANN Info Page

###2014’s New Sailor Moon Crystal Anime’s 1st Image, Story Intro Posted Online
posted on 2014-03-13 22:00 EDT
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal to stream worldwide on Niconico this July


###New ‘Sailor Moon’ anime to be streamed worldwide this winter

[size=20]2014’s New Sailor Moon Anime Opens English Web Page[/size]
posted on 2014-03-21 23:57 EDT

The official website for this summer’s new Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal anime opened an English page on Saturday. The page has the same staff and story information as the previous Japanese page.

[size=20]Sailor Moon’s April 27 Live-Streamed Event to Unveil New Anime Cast[/size]
posted on 2014-04-18 16:20 EDT
Guests include producer, director, manga editor, stage musical’s cast

The official website for the Sailor Moon manga/anime franchise’s 20th anniversary reported this month that there will be a special stage event at the Niconico Chōkaigi 3 convention on April 27 at 4:00 p.m. (3:00 a.m. ET). The website then reported that the event will unveil the cast for the new Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal anime, and all five main cast members from the stage musical will also appear. Scheduled guests include the new anime’s director Munehisa Sakai, producer Yū Kamiki, and Fumio Osano (the Sailor Moon manga’s Kodansha editor who is known by his nickname “Osabu.”) People who attend the event will receive a postcard with the anime’s key visual.

The Niconico service will stream the event live.

Takeuchi launched the original manga in Nakayoshi in 1992, and the hit anime premiered that same year. The manga inspired 27 earlier stage musical runs with over 800 performances between 1993 and 2005. Toei’s new Sailor Moon Crystal anime series will premiere in July.

A second new musical will debut this summer. The musical will take place in the far-future of Crystal Tokyo and detail the battle against the Black Moon clan. The first all-female revival musical “Sailor Moon: La Reconquista” debuted in September.


[size=16]Kotono Mitsuishi Leads New Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Cast[/size]
posted on 2014-04-27 03:26 EDT
Hisako Kanemoto, Rina Satou, Ami Koshimizu, Shizuka Itou also star

[size=20]Sailor Moon Crystal Anime Confirmed for 26 Episodes[/size]
posted on 2014-04-30 23:39 EDT

Toei Animation confirmed with ANN on Thursday that the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal anime will have 26 episodes. It will stream worldwide every other week for one year with Kotono Mitsuishi reprising the starring title role. The anime will also star Hisako Kanemoto as Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury, Rina Satou as Rei Hino/Sailor Mars, Ami Koshimizu as Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter, and Shizuka Itou as Minako Aino/Sailor Venus.

The new anime will run on the first and third Saturdays every month, beginning July 5 at 7:00 p.m. (6:00 a.m. ET).


[size=16]Viz Licenses New Sailor Moon Crystal Anime[/size]
posted on 2014-05-16 19:09 EDT
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal to premiere on July 5 online


Holy Crap! Viz brought out the big guns for Anime Central… :blink:

Viz to the other Anime licensing companies:

[size=16]Bring It, Bitches![/size]





[size=16]Sailor Moon Crystal 1st Promo Video Streamed[/size]
posted on 2014-06-05 15:30 EDT
Kenji Nojima joins cast as Tuxedo Mask/Mamoru Chiba

June 05, 2014 4:30pm EDT
Idol group Momoiro Clover Z performs “Moon Pride”

[size=20]“Penguindrum” Character Designer Lily Hoshino Sketches “Sailor Moon”[/size]
“In the name of the moon…” manga artist celebrates Sailor Moon’s return to anime!
June 06, 2014

Otome Yōkai Zakuro creator Lily Hoshino has her own ties to the magic girl genre, providing the character designs for Sailor Moon director Kunihiko Ikuhara’s Penguindrum. With Sailor Moon now less than a month away from its return to anime, “in the name of the moon…” Lily Hoshino has to sketch the character.*





[I]Mark The Return Of The Legendary Anime Series With A Special Series Of Events And Activities At North America’s Largest Anime Convention[/I]

[B]San Francisco, CA, June 17, 2014 –[/B] VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, celebrates the triumphant return of the SAILOR MOON anime series with a host of fun activities for SAILOR MOON Day, taking place on Saturday, July 5th during the 2014 Anime Expo.

The 2014 Anime Expo is North America’s largest anime convention, attracting more than 61,000 fans and attendees annually, and will be held July 3rd–6th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. Full details are available at: VIZ Media will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #1601.

VIZ Media marks its acquisition of the iconic fantasy anime series with a SAILOR MOON Official Panel on Saturday morning at 10AM in LP1. Hosted by the company’s Senior Manager of Animation Marketing, Charlene Ingram, and SAILOR MOON Associate Producer, Joshua Lopez, the panel will reveal for the first time the brand new cast for the freshly produced English dub and premiere the first two dubbed episodes. SAILOR MOON fans attending this official panel will get a special premium poster while supplies last! Following the Official SAILOR MOON Panel, there will be a special showing of subtitled episode one of the all-new series, SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL, in Video 1 at 12:00 Noon. The series launches on July 5th in Japan, and fans in the United States may catch the simulcast on and Hulu, with new episodes debuting each Saturday.

Fans can also look forward to a special voice cast autograph session taking place at 1:00PM in the afternoon in the Anime Expo autograph area, and a cast photo opportunity with the official Sailor Guardian Cosplayers from American Cosplay Paradise at 2:45PM in the VIZ Media Booth #1601. To round out the day’s activities, be a part of the largest gathering of SAILOR MOON cosplayers and fans in North America at 3:30PM in the Main Events Hall (LP1, Petree Hall). Bring your Sailor Guardian finest and you just might end up a part of an upcoming SAILOR MOON video release!

If you can’t make the official Sailor Moon Day activities on July 5th, VIZ Media will also be running a special SAILOR MOON event at their Anime Expo booth for the entirety of the convention. Find one of the official Sailor Guardian cosplayers at booth #1601 for information on how you can get a limited premiere event memorial coin!

VIZ Media has licensed all 5 seasons of the original SAILOR MOON anime series (rated ‘TV-14’), spanning 200 episodes, as well as all three feature films. Included is the long-running show’s fifth and climactic final season [I]“Sailor Stars,”[/I] which has never-before been licensed for North American release. As part of the return of the series, VIZ Media is producing a fresh and uncut English dub with an all-new voice cast, will present SAILOR MOON for the first time digitally, and also plans DVD and Deluxe Blu-ray edition sets for release in time for the 2014 holiday season.

Saturday, July 5th,10:00am SAILOR MOON OFFICIAL PANEL
[B]Room LP1 (Petree Hall)[/B]
Join Charlene Ingram, VIZ Media’s Senior Manager, Animation Marketing, and Joshua Lopez, Associate Producer, for the exclusive world premiere of the all-new, uncut English language premiere of the legendary anime series, SAILOR MOON! The session also will introduce the cast and screen the entire first two dubbed episodes of the newly re-mastered anime series. Immediately following the premiere, there will be a very special Q & A session with the animation team and the cast and a special premium poster for attendees, while supplies last!

[B]Saturday, July 5th, 1:00pm SAILOR MOON CAST AUTOGRAPH SESSION[/B]
[B]Anime Expo Autograph Area[/B]
Stop by the VIZ Media booth and pick up your very own SAILOR MOON full-color poster, personally signed by the new Official English voice cast!

[B]Saturday, July 5th, 2:45pm SAILOR MOON CAST PHOTO OPPORTUNITY[/B]
[B]VIZ Media Booth #1601[/B]
Fans can take photos of the talented new Official English voice cast for SAILOR MOON with the Sailor Guardian cosplayers from American Cosplay Paradise in a special session!

[B]Saturday, July 5th, 3:30pm SAILOR MOON Cosplay Gathering[/B]
[B]Room LP1 (Petree Hall)[/B]
Bring your Sailor Guardian finest and be a part of North America’s largest SAILOR MOON cosplay and fan gathering!

VIZ Media is currently featuring SAILOR MOON (subtitled) on its free anime streaming channel and also via the Neon Alley brand supported media partners Hulu and Hulu Plus. Two new SAILOR MOON episodes premiere every Monday. Visit and for more information.

The smash hit SAILOR MOON anime series is inspired by the bestselling manga (graphic novel) series created by Naoko Takeuchi (published in North America by Kodansha). In the series, Usagi Tsukino is a clumsy but kindhearted teenage girl who transforms into the powerful guardian of love and justice, Sailor Moon. Meeting allies along the way who share similar fates, Usagi and her team of planetary Sailor Guardians fight to protect the universe from forces of evil and total annihilation!

For more information on SAILOR MOON, or other anime titles from VIZ Media, please visit


[size=16]Viz Streams English-Subtitled Sailor Moon Crystal Trailer[/size]
posted on 2014-06-19 14:20 EDT
Series to premiere on July 5

June 24, 2014 11:45am PDT
Sailor Moon reboot starts July 5


[size=16]Sailor Moon Crystal’s Extended English-Subtitled Trailer Previews Music[/size]
posted on 2014-06-25 02:15 EDT
Magical girl anime to premiere on July 5


Edited first post to add Crunchyroll link and ANN info


so what appeared on crunchy yesterday was the new series? it jsut looked like the old one except Tammy Faye was doing Serena’s make-up. i expect by the end of the series she turns ganjaro like the one in Nyan-koi. :S


[size=16]Sailor Moon Crystal Cast Adds Misa Watanabe, Daisuke Kishio, Kousuke Toriumi, More[/size]
posted on 2014-06-30 10:30 EDT
Masaya Matsukaze, Eiji Takemoto, Yuko Mizutani, Seira Ryū, Satomi Satou

[size=20]Sailor Moon Promotes Sale at Shibuya 109 Tower[/size]
posted on 2014-07-02 13:40 EDT

Sailor Moon is more than just reaching for crystals these days; she’s apparently also reaching for some serious summer bargains at the SHIBUYA109 department store.

The collaboration will last from July 5 to 31, with the first “7 Days Bargain” sale taking place from July 5 to 11, and the “Final Bargain” sale taking place between July 12 to 31. The campaign will offer special displays on the eigth floor as photo areas, and for shoppers coming on July 5-6, 12-13, 19-21, they can even get their pictures taken with costumed Sailor Senshi.

The event will also offer giveaways; the first 5,000 people who arrive on July 5-6 will receive a fan, while the first 5,000 customers on July 12-13 will receive a clearfile.

Customers can also get their hands on special tote bags from Spinns, which will be available at SHIBUYA109, KOHRINBO109, and SHIZUOKA109.