Cast & New Details Announced For New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGER
A 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 occurred as part of a larger special SAILOR MOON anniversary event this weekend, confirming their participation in the new musical.
While details are still 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.
The new SAILOR MOON musical will be titled PETITE ETRANGER for short, with the full title being PRETTY GUARDIAN SAILOR MOON PETITE ETRANGER.
The confirmed cast for SAILOR MOON: PETITE ETRANGER includes Satomi ?kubo as Sailor Moon, Momoyo Koyama as Sailor Mercury, Kanon Nanaki as Sailor Mars, Y? Takhashi as Sailor Jupiter and Shiori Sakata as Sailor Venus.
Of note, the new SAILOR MOON musical will move to Osaka following a debut in Tokyo this September.
According to recent reports, the new musical will be set in Crystal Tokyo and spotlight the popular Black Moon Clan, also featuring the return of popular character Tuxedo Mask as well as the addition of Sailor Pluto and Chibiusa.
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.
Also, the official site for SAILOR MOON: PETITE ETRANGER is now up, available here.
Check out BroadwayWorld's coverage of Takeuchi commenting on SAILOR MOON and more, available here.