Sailor Moon Crystal Cast Reveal Excites Moonies
The cast of the most anticipated anime reboot of the year, Sailor Moon (美少女戦士セーラームーン), has been revealed and this news is sure to send die hard Sailor Moon fans screaming. One Piece (ワンピース) director Munehisa Sakai (境宗久), together with Sailor Moon editor Fumio Osano (小佐野文雄), were both present during the presentation of the main cast during the Nico Nico Choukaigi last weekend which covered the introduction of the main voice actresses in the series. So, are you ready to know who the new Sailor Senshi (セーラー戦士) are?
The first senshi to be awakened by the guardian cat, Artemis (アルテミス), and the last Sailor Soldier to be discovered is Sailor Venus (セーラーヴィーナス) who will be voiced by singer and voice actress, Shizuka Ito (伊藤 静). Ito has also voiced Gurren Lagann’s (天元突破グレンラガン) Boota (ブータ). The fierce Sailor Jupiter (セーラージュピター) will be voiced by Ami Koshimizu (小清水 亜美) who has lent her voice acting talents to the equally fierce Ryuko Matoi (纏 流子) from Kill La Kill (キルラキル). Rina Satou (佐藤 利奈), who has voiced A Certain Scientific Railgun’s (とある科学の超電磁砲) Mikoto Misaka (御坂 美琴) will voice the fiery flame caster Sailor Mars (セーラーマーズ). The highly intelligent Sailor Mercury (セーラーマーキュリー) will be voiced by Hisako Kanemoto (金元 寿子) who is no stranger to water as she has voiced Squid Girl (イカ娘) from her Shinryaku! Ika Musume (侵略!イカ娘).
Last but not the least is the world famous twin-tailed magical girl, Sailor Moon (セーラームーン), who will be voiced by none other than the one and only Kotono Mitsuishi (三石 琴乃). Kotono Mitsuishi skyrocketed to fame as Sailor Moon in the original Sailor Moon anime series and has also provided the voice for Neon Genesis Evangelion’s (新世紀エヴァンゲリオン) Misato Katsuragi (葛城 ミサト) and One Piece’s Boa Hancock (海賊 女帝 ボア・ハンコック) just to name a few.
So how will the new Senshi look in Sailor Moon Crystal? Keep on scrolling to see the images! Head on down to the official Sailor Moon Crystal website for more information. Sailor Moon Crystal will be aired on July 5 at 7:00 PM.