Sailor Moon: The Musical on its way to the US
New anime on the way as well
Sailor Moon fans are getting blasted with good news today as a musical for the iconic anime is on its way to the United States in celebration of the series’ 25th anniversary.
The production takes place April 7 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston as part of Anime Matsuri which runs from April 7-9.
This isn’t the first time the anime has been featured as a musical. In fact, it started back in 1993 when Sailor Moon was presented in live-action format to entertain students during the holidays. It was eventually turned into a full-fledged play in 2013.
Check out the cast for the upcoming musical below.
Hotaru Nomoto (Sailor Moon)
Yume Takeuchi (Sailor Mercury)
Karen Kobayashi (Sailor Mars)
Kaede (Sailor Jupiter)
Rimo Hasegawa (Sailor Venus)
Syu Shiotsuki (Sailor Uranus)
Sayaka Fujioka (Sailor Neptune)
Mikako Ishii (Sailor Pluto)
Karin Takahashi (Sailor Saturn)
Yuga Yamato (Tuxedo Mask)
It was also announced that a brand new anime for Sailor Moon is also in production which will serve as a sequel to Sailor Moon Crystal.