March 10th New "Sailor Moon Musical" Hits U.S. Theaters

Posted by Melissa Farinelli

  Photo credit: (c) Naoko Takeuchi・PNP / Musical “Sailor Moon” Production Committee 2017

Photo credit: (c) Naoko Takeuchi・PNP / Musical “Sailor Moon” Production Committee 2017

Sailor Moon fans across the United States will be treated to the manga-based Japanese live stage production in larger than life HD on cinema screens in select markets.  Spotlight Cinema Networks’ new Event Cinema division, CineLife Entertainment, announced today that “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical -Le Mouvement Final-,” which is being released in association with Tokyo-based Live Viewing Japan, begins screening March 10th, 2018, is the first time that this production will be released in any format in the U.S. Locations are being added and found at www.sailormoonlive.com

Sailor Moon is a multi-million-dollar media franchise in Japan that reached U.S. shores in 1995 starting with the original animated TV series.  Since then, the franchise has grown to a merchandising powerhouse that includes comics, toys, and numerous releases on home video.

In Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical-Le Mouvement Final-, a new enemy - the Shadow Galactica, are aiming to steal Sailor Crystals.  At the same time, a mysterious young girl named Chibi-Chibi and a new group of Sailor Guardians, the Sailor Starlights  also appears, and a battle of an unprecedented scale begins.  Featuring lavish musical numbers and dazzling costumes and sets, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical-Le Mouvement Final- will bring for the first time a 2.5 dimensional musical to movie theaters across the United States, just in time for the 25th anniversary celebration of the Sailor Moon franchise.

“Naoko Takeuchi’s Sailor Moon series has been extremely popular in the United States for the past quarter of a century.  In Japan, the Sailor Moon musical adaptations have been a fan favorite for years and we are excited to bring this major cinema event to manga and anime fans across the U.S.,” said Mark Rupp, Managing Director, CineLife Entertainment.