PRETTY GUARDIAN SAILOR MOON ETERNAL THE MOVIE Part 1 Press Notes and Pics From Toei
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
“A heart that never gives up”
“Strength to believe and protect your friends”
“Palpitations of love”
A dream that I have forgotten since I had a lot of dreams.
The Sailor Moons will tell you again.
In 2020, guided by the moonlight, we will meet with you again…
Toei has provided information and large, high-res images from PRETTY GUARDIAN SAILOR MOON ETERNAL THE MOVIE Part 1 (劇場版「美少女戦士セーラームーンEternal」《前編》, Gekijō-ban Bishōjo Senshi Sērā Mūn Eternal “Zenpen”), the first anime feature film in 25 years based on Naoko Takeuchi’s internationally popular manga series, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon. Co-produced by Toei Animation and Studio DEEN (FATE/STAY NIGHT [UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS]), PRETTY GUARDIAN SAILOR MOON ETERNAL THE MOVIE Part 1 is scheduled to open in Japanese cinemas on September 11, 2020, with the release date for the second part TBA.
Inspired by the Dead Moon story arc from the manga, the movie is a “Fighting Love Story” depicting Chibiusa Tsukino’s faint first love and the growth of the Sailor Guardians. The original author, Naoko Takeuchi, is in charge of supervision on the project, and the director is Chiaki Kon (SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL, BACK STREET GIRLS). The character designs were created by Kazuko Tadano, who was in charge of the designs and animation direction of the 1990s SAILOR MOON anime series.
Japanese Theatrical Release: September 11, 2020 (Roadshow)
Sailor Moon/Usagi Tsukino: Kotono Mitsuishi
Sailor Mercury/Ami Misuno: Hisako Kanemoto
Sailor Mars/Rei Hino: Rina Sato
Sailor Jupiter/Makoto Kino: Ami Koshimizu
Sailor Venus/Minako Aino: Shizuka Ito
Sailor Chibi Moon/Chibi-Usa Tsukino: Misato Fukuen
Sailor Saturn/Hotaru Tomoe: Yukiyo Fujii
Sailor Uranus/Haruka Teno: Junko Minagawa
Sailor Neptune/Michiru Kaio: Sayaka Ohara
Sailor Pluto/Setsuna Meioh: Ai Maeda
Tuxedo Kamen/Mamoru Chiba: Kenji Nojima
Pegasus/Helios: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Original Story: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi (Published by Kodansha)
Supervisor: Naoko Takeuchi
Director: Chiaki Kon
Screenplay: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
Character Design: Kazuko Tadano
Music: Koji Takanashi
Production: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal the Movie Production Committee
Animation Production: Toei Animation, Studio DEEN
Distributor (Japan): Toei
©Naoko Takeuchi/PNP/Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal the Movie Production Committee
About Toei Company, Ltd.
Established in 1951, Toei Company is not only producing and distributing films, but is also one of the major exhibitors in Japan. The company owns two film studios located in Tokyo and Kyoto. The films produced cover wide range of genres, exceeding 20,000 titles.
About Toei Animation Company, Ltd.
With headquarters in Tokyo and sales offices in Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Paris, Toei Animation ranks among the world’s most prolific animation production studios. Toei Animation’s operations include animation development and production, and worldwide marketing and program licensing with flagship titles such as DRAGON BALL, SAINT SEIYA, SAILOR MOON, CAPTAIN HARLOCK and ONE PIECE.