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Preview Of New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical To Be Livestreamed At 20th Anniversary Event, 4/27

April 20
12:00 AM 2014

Preview Of New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical To Be Livestreamed At 20th Anniversary Event, 4/27A brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON is set to premiere later this year in Tokyo according to a new post on the official site for the brand and a special preview showcasing the five leads of the new production is set to be livestreamed as part of a larger SAILOR MOON event later this month.

While details are scarce, the new musical will undoubtedly capitalize on the warm reception and boffo box office afforded to the recent SAILOR MOON musical, LA RECONQUISTA, which premiered last year.

According to recent reports, the new musical will be set in Crystal Tokyo and spotlight the popular Black Moon Clan and is set to begin performances in September.

SAILOR MOON creator Naoko Takeuchi recently addressed the various multimedia adaptations of her work as part of a longer interview late last year, as well.

Visit the official SAILOR MOON site for the original post confirming the new musical here.

Check out the original article on the matter here.

Check out BroadwayWorld's coverage of Takeuchi commenting on SAILOR MOON and more, available here.

SAILOR MOON: LA RECONQUISTA was written and directed by Takuya Hiramitsu with music by Toshihiko Sahashi and premiered this September in Japan, running September 13 through 23 in Tokyo at Shibuya's AiiA Theater.

For more information on the production, visit the official website for SAILOR MOON: LA RECONQUISTA here.

Of note, SAILOR MOON: LA RECONQUISTA was filmed for release on DVD and instant streaming, the latter of which only available in Japan.

Watch the livestream of SAILOR MOON's 20th anniversary celebration on April 27 here.

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