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 marketsRead More
Toei Animation Inc. and VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, teams with Los Angeles-based film distribution company, ELEVEN ARTS, to present the U.S. premiere of SAILOR MOON R: THE MOVIERead More
Scheduled for release on August 16th, SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL SET 1 will be available as a special Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack as well as a multi-disc Standard Edition DVD Set. Pre-orders are available from a variety of leading outlets and online retailers beginning today.Read More
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Welcome to Thursday's selection of photos taken by our friend, Young Jeohn. More photos from Friday to Sunday will be posted as soon as they're edited and selected.
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Do you love collecting figurines and have a hard time figuring out where to purchase? Barnes and Noble may have just solved your problem. From DC and Marvel to Naruto and Sailor Moon, their new figurines are for sale at most stores.Read More
SAILOR MOON Season 1, Set 2. The latest installment of the iconic fantasy action anime series will be released as a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and also as a Standard DVD Set on February 10, 2015. Pre-orders are available now from all major online retailers.Read More
Hey Otakus here is some great new for Sailor Moon fans which you can read below. Anime Rules!!!!! SAILOR MOON has been completely re-mastered and is presented uncut and with a brand new English voice cast. The Standard Edition DVD and first-ever Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack each contain 23 episodes along with a wealth of bonus features and premium packaging. English dubbed as well as Japanese subtitled dialogue options are available on both formats.Read More
Of keen interest to legions of fans is the availability of classic SAILOR MOON episodes that are presented as VIZ Media exclusives and available in the U.S. via Neon Alley, Hulu and Hulu Plus. English dubbed episodes 1-4 – featuring the brand new English cast – will be available to stream beginning Friday, September 5th at 8:00pm (PDT), and episodes 5-23 will debut 12:00am (PDT) September 7th, 2014. English dubbed episodes will be available for a limited time only. Classic SAILOR MOON Episodes 1-34 (in Japanese with English subtitles) are available now, with 2 new episodes debuting each Monday. Please visit NeonAlley.com and Hulu.com/sailor-moon for more information.
Fans of the new SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL will not want to miss the Neon Alley simulcast premiere of 2 new subtitled installments from the rebooted fantasy/action series – Episodes 5 and 6 – that will become available beginning September 5th and 19th respectively. Based on the legendary manga series, SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL (rated ‘TV-PG’), retells the story of Sailor Moon as she searches for her fellow Sailor Guardians and the Legendary Silver Crystal to stop the dark forces of Queen Beryl.
The original smash hit SAILOR MOON anime series was inspired by the bestselling manga series created by Naoko Takeuchi (published in North America by Kodansha). In the series, Usagi Tsukino is a clumsy but kindhearted teenage girl who transforms into the powerful guardian of love and justice, Sailor Moon. Meeting allies along the way who share similar fates, Usagi and her team of planetary Sailor Guardians fight to protect the universe from forces of evil and total annihilation!
The latest Neon Alley monthly update is also further augmented by more than 80 additional dubbed and subtitled episodes as well as feature films from top-rated anime series, including:
·Don’t miss simulcasts of the latest subtitled episodes of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN every Thursday, which add to the current library of 374 subtitled episodes.
·Neon Alley also welcomes the addition of English dubbed Season 4 Volume 2 (episodes 180 – 192) as they join 66 dubbed episodes currently available.
·Fans will also be able to catch both subbed and dubbed versions of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN THE MOVIE for a limited time starting September 6th!
·Season 1 Volume 2 (episodes 26 – 38) of the English dubbed NARUTO anime will be available starting September 6th for a limited time.
·Check out a total of 38 English dubbed episodes and the complete subtitled anime (all 220 episodes)!
·English dubbed episodes 218 – 229 will be added to the current library of 217 episodes of this action-packed series!
·Fans may currently catch the entire series subtitled on Neon Alley (366 episodes total)!
·Fans can catch all 13 episodes both subtitled and dubbed of this stylish anime!
·Joining 23 dubbed episodes this month are English dubbed episodes 93 – 100 of this classic martial arts comedy!
·Catch the entire series (161 episodes) subtitled on Neon Alley now!
Neon Alley is VIZ Media’s consolidated online destination for FREE streaming anime content in the U.S. with over 3,200 subtitled and English dubbed episodes and movies from more than 36 series! Neon Alley also reaches an expansive on-demand U.S.-based audience on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service, which enables viewers to watch shows anytime, anywhere across devices including Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 (PS3®) or PlayStation®4 (PS4™) systems Roku, Chromecast, and mobile devices. A full list of Hulu and Hulu Plus-enabled devices can be found at http://www.hulu.com/plus/devices.
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VIZ MEDIA Presents SAILOR MOON DAY
Saturday August 9th:
Become a guardian of love and justice and join VIZ Media as it celebrates the legendary action fantasy anime series with SAILOR MOON Day on Saturday, August 9th. The subtitled series is currently streaming exclusively on www.NeonAlley.com and Hulu.com/sailormoon, and VIZ Media’s acquisition includes all 200 episodes of the revered series, including the never before licensed for North America fifth and climatic final season, “Sailor Stars,” as well as the three features and additional specials. Additional information on OTAKON’s SAILOR MOON DAY is available at: http://www.otakon.com/events_special.asp#SailorMoonDay
9:00 – 10:00AM SAILOR MOON Cosplay Gathering (Photoshoot 2)
Cosplayers of all ages are invited to don their Sailor Guardian finest and be a part of what could be North America’s single largest SAILOR MOON cosplay and fan gathering
12:00 – 3:00PM SAILOR MOON Official Premiere & Panel (Video 1)
Hosted by the company’s Senior Manager of Animation Marketing, Charlene Ingram, the panel will offer insights into the return of the iconic program, an advance premiere of two newly dubbed episodes along with a special Q&A featuring the official English voices of Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask – Stephanie Sheh and Robbie Daymond.
4:30 – 5:30PM Special SAILOR MOON Dub Cast Autograph Session
Stop by the Otakon Autographing area, pick up your very own SAILOR MOON full-color poster and get it personally signed by Stephanie Sheh and Robbie Daymond, the English voices of Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask!
Fans are invited to stop by the VIZ Media booth to take a photo with a Sailor Guardian or purchase an exclusive SAILOR MOON Bow T-shirt ($20.00).
Additional VIZ Media OTAKON Panels Include:
Friday August 8th
4:15 – 5:15PM VIZ Media Panel (Panel 1)
Join the VIZ Media staff for a presentation and Q & A session all about the latest in manga and anime! Staff will be talking about the latest news, upcoming releases and other cool announcements from the publishing and animation teams. Free manga for attendees while supplies last!
Saturday August 9th
10:15 – 11:15AM VIZ Media Animation Featuring Neon Alley (Panel 7)
Find out all that's new and awesome directly from the VIZ Media animation team! Discover the inside story about upcoming releases, catch new announcements and the latest on the anime streaming service, Neon Alley. Bring all your anime questions, too because the VIZ Media team will be there to answer them!
Exclusive VIZ Media OTAKON Retail Items:
VIZ Media will have an extensive retail area in its booth offering fans a variety of manga, art books, DVDs, Blu-rays, and an exclusive T-shirts. Notable items for sale during the convention will include Limited edition ONE PIECE replica manga artwork ($15.00); VIZ Media Live R-to-L T-shirts ($15.00); Manga presale editions for TIME KILLERS (Kazue Kato short stories - $15.00) and THE ART OF PRINCESS MONONOKE ($35.00) as well as recent Volume 1 manga releases for MONSTER: THE PERFECT EDITION ($20.00), TERRA FORMARS ($13.00), SPELL OF DESIRE ($10.00), MY LOVE STORY!! ($10.00), and BLACK ROSE ALICE ($10.00). Manga box sets for OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB, and BAKUMAN｡ will also be offered for sale in the booth.
Anime fans will not want to miss the opportunity to pick up Limited Edition Blu-ray sets for RANMA ½ Sets 1 and 2 ($44.00 ea), the K DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack ($44.00), TIGER & BUNNY Blu-ray Sets 1 and 2 ($44.00 ea), and all three BERSERK feature films ($25.00 ea) plus more!
Also don’t miss the return of the VIZ MEDIA convention tote bag, FREE with any purchase and available in four amazing designs (while supplies last)!
For more information on VIZ Media, please visit www.VIZ.com.
SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL – on July 5th on Hulu and Neon Alley. The series, which reboots the beloved shojo fantasy action property, debuts simultaneously in North America at the same time as its online streaming premiere in Japan, making a true simultaneous release. Future new episodes (subtitled) will debut in North America and Japan the first and third Saturday of each month. Based on Naoko Takeuchi’s legendary manga (graphic novel) series, SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL (rated ‘TV-PG’), retells the story of Sailor Moon as she searches for her fellow Sailor Guardians and the Legendary Silver Crystal to stop the dark forces of Queen Beryl. Visit www.NeonAlley.com and Hulu.com/sailor-moon-crystal for more information; the trailer may also be viewed at http://www.hulu.com/watch/651047 and http://youtu.be/I0B5gnKvHKQ. SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL will be available through NeonAlley.com, VIZ Media’s consolidated online destination for FREE streaming anime content in the U.S. Episodes will also be available on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service, where users can watch on a variety of devices including Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 (PS3®) or PlayStation®4 (PS4™) systems Roku, Chromecast, and mobile devices. A full list of Hulu and Hulu Plus-enabled devices can be found at http://www.hulu.com/plus/devices
Ballantyne is best known as the starring voice of Sailor Moon. She continues to work in animation with roles on such shows as; George of the Jungle, BeyWheelz, Mia and Me, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Bakugan Battle Brawlers: Gundalian Invaders, Toot & Puddle, Yin! Yang! Yo!, Cyberchase, and Care Bears and is well known for providing the voice of Wasp (Janet Van Dyne) on The Avengers animated series, as well as voicing Percy in Thomas and the Magic Railroad. She has been the "voice" of the Comedy Network for13 years and is currently creating and writing an animated series, Simply Wicked. Check out her new radio show called I’m Just Sayin’ on SiriusXM Satellite’s newest channel Canada Talks (#167).
The voice of Sailor Mars, Griffin has worked with such acting powerhouses as Nicole Kidman, Glenn Close, Matt Dillon and Rob Lowe. She's also known for her portrayal of Alex on Totally Spies, Yoko on Team Galaxy, Zair on Redakai, as well as Julie and Sellon on Bakugan Battle Brawlers and Hikaru on Beyblade. In addition, she portrayed Nina Harper on the Emmy-Award-winning Braceface, Ruby on Max and Ruby and Laugh-a-lot Bear in Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-lot. She has had numerous guest starring roles on shows such as 6-teen, Stoked and The Dating Guy.
Since voice directing Sailor Moon, Stocker has gone on to helm many productions, including Totally Spies, Beyblade, Caillou, Redakai, Medabots, Pandalian, Mike the Knight, and Ella the Elephant. He has worked on-screen with John Candy, William Shatner, Dan Aykroyd, Mark Wahlberg, Rick Moranis, Eugene Levy and Gilda Radner and has been the voice of thousands of TV and radio commercials. His animation voice career includes parts in Droids and Ewoks, and includes many iconic roles, such as Beastly in Care Bears, Toad in Super Mario Brothers, Basil in Babar, Longarm in C.O.P.S., Ultron in The Avengers, Creed in X-Men, The Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man in The Real Ghostbusters, Thompson in Tin Tin, Newton Gimmick in Teddy Ruxpin and Bugsy in Dog City. Some of his recent roles include Mayor Swifty in Sidekick, Mr. Owl in Franklin, Mission Control in Rob the Robot and both Naga and King Zenoheld in Bakugan.