On Wednesday Toei Animation presented a first trailer from second movie of Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon Eternal. The video, in addition to serving as a preview of this second installment, includes a preview of the musical theme “Tsukiiro Chainon”, song of Momoiro Clover Z and that serves as the main theme of the film. This second cinematographic installment of this project by Sailor Moon is scheduled to premiere in Japan for the February 11th. Also shown is a promotional poster for the 10 o’clock movie Sailor Guardians reunited in their ultimate eternal forms for the film.
Before, it will premiere in Japanese commercial theaters the first movie of Sailor Moon Eternal, what will this next January the 8th after delaying its premiere in Japan due to the COVID-19 crisis. This film project by Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon Eternal It will consist of 2 films and commemorates the 25th anniversary from the first time the franchise was released in Japanese theaters.
Both tapes, co-produced between Studio DEEN and Toei Animation, mark the return to the big screen of Sailor Moon after 25 years. For such anniversary, there will be the address of Chiaki Kon, who was already behind the third season of Sailor Moon Crystal. The character design falls to the designer of the original series, Kazuko Tadano, while Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Houseki no Kuni) deals with the writing of the script. In addition, the author of the manga herself Naoko Takeuchi performs project supervision tasks. The musical group also participates Momoiro Clover Z, which together with the main cast make up the theme Tuskiiro Chainon (Moonlight Chainon).
Sailor Moon is one of the series of magical girls most popular both inside and outside of Japan. This is based on the original work of Naoko Takeuchi, published in the pages of the magazine Nakayoshi of Kodansha between 1991 and 1997, ending with a total of 18 compilation volumes. Shortly after debuting, in 1992 the anime series was released by Toei Animation, whose 200 episodes contributed to popularize the play, even beyond the Japanese borders. Subsequently, there were continuations, animated adaptations and live image, as well as the most varied merchandising.
One of the last adaptations of the franchise was Sailor Moon Crystal, a remake that more faithfully adapts the original work. It had three seasons, adding a total of 39 episodes, all of them produced by Toei Animation.
In Spain, both manga and anime have enjoyed quite a bit of popularity throughout this time. Especially the anime that came to be broadcast on television during the 90s. The original work, like its prequel Sailor V, are published in Spain by Editorial Standard. In addition to this, the publisher announced in the past Japan Weekend de Madrid the launch of a new edition under the title of Sailor Moon: Eternal Edition. As for the anime, currently Select Vision owns the anime license, although its launch in Spain is still pending approval from Japan.
Source: AIR News