Posts Tagged ‘Sailor Moon’


Jul22

Sailor Moon Crystal inspires new apparel series

2015 at 12:28 pm by admin | Comments Off

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With the new Sailor Moon Crystal animated series ending its first season of episodes recently, Japanese fashion design company Secret Honey has collaborated with the internationally popular anime and manga franchise to release a number of exclusive pieces of apparel featuring Sailor Moon-themed designs and characters! These new fashionable outfits include a skirt/sweater combo that mimics the look of the school outfits seen in the anime, and features the silhouette of mascot cat Luna as well as designs based off items like the Moon Stick and Crystal Star Compact. The skirt/sweater set can be bought together for $195, or bought as individual pieces.

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Also available through this new fashion line are dresses based off of Princess Serenity’s gown! The dress comes in two styles, each featuring a printed silhouette of either Princess Serenity or Prince Endymion. The dresses retail for $145 each, or fans can opt for a shorter camisole version of the dress that features a print of Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask for just over $100. Finally, a white blouse featuring the Moon Stick, Crystal Star Compact, and Sailor Guardian insignia printed onto it will be available for $115. All of these exclusive designer pieces will be made available on July 24th through Secret Honey’s official website, and will debut in Secret Honey stores across Japan on July 25th. Sailor Moon fans don’t want to miss out on the chance to own some of this signature apparel for themselves!

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Apr28

Sailor Moon anniversary anime art revealed

2014 at 12:43 pm by admin | Comments Off

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The classic manga and anime Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon is continuing to celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2012, and plans for a new anime adaptation of the story were announced in July 2012. Now, with the release date of July 5th right around the corner, the official website has unveiled our first look at the character designs, as well as the voice actor cast and a plot synopsis!

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The anime will be titled “Sailor Moon Crystal”, and will retell the story of Sailor Moon and her friends as they fight against the evil Queen Beryl and her minions. The new anime will be adapting the original manga rather than retelling the 1992 anime adaptation. The cast will feature a variety of big names for the main heroines, including Kotono Mitsuishi as Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon, 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.

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Alongside the upcoming anime, a variety of other events are being held to honor the iconic character. These include a new Sailor Moon stage musical, titled “Sailor Moon Petite √Čtrang√®re”, as well as a series of vinyl record releases of the 20th Anniversary Sailor Moon Memorial Tribute album! The album will be released in five vinyl records, each themed after a specific member of the cast and featuring two songs each. The covers will even feature illustrations by the original manga artist Naoko Takeuchi! These records will release on June 25th, days before the official anime release, making this summer an exciting time for fans all across the globe!

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoko Takeuchi, and revolutionized the magical girl genre and anime industry in general. The story follows teenage girls who can transform into heroines named for the Moon and planets, called Sailor Soldiers. The manga series, which began publication in 1992, was released alongside a simultaneous anime adaptation, which itself received a variety of sequels, theatrical releases, stage adaptations, and more. To this day, Sailor Moon is recognized worldwide as an influential character in the anime industry as well as a beloved icon.