If you’re heading to Japan this Fall and you’re a diehard Sailor Moon fan, you’re in for some great news! The franchise’s official website announced on Monday that the next musical production of Sailor Moon will open at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo venue in Japan.
Cast from the previous musical Bishojo Senshi Sailor Moon –Amour Eternal- will be reprising their roles except Karin Takahashi who played Hotaru Tomoe and Sailor Saturn. She will be replaced by Japanese actress Mirai.
Here are the names of the cast for this year’s upcoming musical:
Kaede as Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter
Yume Takeuchi as Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury
Hotaru Nomoto as Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon
Karen Kobayashi as Rei Hino/Sailor Mars
Rimo Hasegawa as Minako Aino/Sailor Venus
Outer Senshi and Other Key Characters
Syu Shiotsuki as Haruka Tenō/Sailor Uranus
Sayaka Fujioka as Michiru Kaiō/Sailor Neptune
Mirai as Hotaru Tomoe/Sailor Saturn
Mikako Ishii as Setsuna Meiō/Sailor Pluto
Airi Kanda as Chibi-Usa/Sailor Chibi Moon
Yūga Yamato as Tuxedo Mask/Mamoru Chiba
The previous Sailor Moon musical ran in October and November in Fukuoka, Osaka, and Tokyo. A DVD of the musical production is slated to be released on March 15.
This is one musical extravaganza that you shouldn’t miss. More information about the musical will be released the soonest.
More information can be found at Anime News Network.
See also: Layers Within: Issho ni Neyou yo
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