Sailor Moon Crystal Limited Edition Blu-Ray Box Set 2 Released in Japan

The Sailor Moon Crystal Limited Edition Blu-Ray Box Set 2 is officially out in Japan. The box set showcases a 24-Page Full Color Booklet, the second charm for the bag chain charm set from DVD Box Set 1 (In the Shape of the Mercury Transformation Pen/Heshin Wand), as well as the disc case which showcases artwork of Sailor Mercury/Ami Mizuno. Box Set 2 will include episodes 3&4 of the series. The Box Set is going for ¥7020 after taxes (about $80.00) on the sales website CD JAPAN
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The regular Blu-Ray and DVD will be released in Japan on December 10, 2014 as shown on the merchandise website Sailor Moon Collectibles as well as on CD Japan. It will retail for ¥4860 for the Blu-Ray and ¥3780 for the DVD .

Sailor Moon Petite Étrangère Musical Going on in Japan Now! NicoNico Live Webcast Announced.

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Sailor Moon News has given us news about the new Sailor Moon Musical! The new Sailor Moon Musical: Sailor Moon Petite Éntrangère is going on now in Japan! It ran from August 21-31 in Tokyo and runs from September 7-9 in Osaka with another showing in Shanghai, China in January 2015, the first time a Sailor Moon Musical has been shown outside of Japan.

Japanese Video Website NicoNico ( Site In Japanese) has announced a live webcast of the Musical on September 7th, 2014. This gives fans a chance to enjoy the musical without the need to travel all the way to Japan or China.

The musical takes place around the time of Classic Sailor Moon R, around the battle with The Black Moon Clan and the first appearance of Chibi-Usa. The official Sailor Moon website has announced a DVD release of the Musical at the price of 7800 yen (about $75 USD) and will release on January 28, 2015.

Here’s a Preview of the Musical

Source: Sailor Moon News

Viz Media Announces Date for Sailor Moon Box Set Season 1 Part One! Also, Information on the Japanese Release of Sailor Moon Crystal

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Ladies and Gentleman,

Viz held its Sailor Moon panel at the 2014 Anime Expo. Announced were the dub cast for the Viz Re-dub of Sailor Moon (The Classic Anime) as well as the release of a new box set, along with date.

Sailor Moon Season 1, Part 1 box set will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray on November 11, 2014 and has been seen to run from $56-80 for Blu-Ray with about $30-50 for the standard DVD release. Online Retailer Right-Stuf had a pre-order promotion for a limited edition coin but that has since sold out.

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The Limited Edition Blu-Ray/DVD set comes with episodes 1-23 on 3 Blu-Ray and 3 DVD plus an 88-page, full-color premium booklet, all in a nice chipboard art box that will have room for Season 1, part 2. Viz has stated that all 5 seasons will be released in these boxes.

Now what about Sailor Moon Crystal? As of now, according to Japanese Entertainment Website Natalie.Mu(Site is in Japanese), the season will be released by King Records in 13 two-episode volumes with a limited edition release of Volume 1 (Episodes 1-2) in Japan on October 15, 2014 with a wide Blu-Ray/DVD Release on November 12, 2014 (The Day after Sailor Moon Season 1, Part 1 is released in the US… Actually, the same day due to time difference). The limited edition Blu-Ray set will actually be housed in a large designer box that doubles as a music box that will play the theme for Crystal “Moon Pride” (Though the box is part of a Japanese Promotion that comes from buying the individual DVDs) and the DVDs come with special booklets, with Vol. 1 coming with a larger bag chain charm and and all volumes including smaller charms, which may be attached to the aforementioned chain (Information found on SailorMoonCollectibles.com) and it seems that the Prices are going from 7020-8100 Yen, depending on the title and can be pre-ordered on the CDJapan website (The rest of the titles can be found here as well). The prices for the normal Blu-Ray are going for 4860 Yen and the Regular DVD volumes are priced at 3780 Yen and all of these can be found on the CDJapan website as well.

There is currently no word of a US set release for Sailor Moon Crystal as of yet but information on them will be posted for both Sailor Moon Classic and Sailor Moon Crystal as we get more details.

Update (11/16/2014): Limited Edition Blu-Ray for Episodes 1&2 for Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Released October 15th. Pictures for the Limited Edition Blu-Ray set shown below:
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The Art for the DVD showcases Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon. The set also includes a special booklet, the enclosed Sailor Moon Bag Chain and the first charm resembling Sailor Moon’s Moon Stick. The remaining charms will be included with later limited edition Blu-Ray box releases. Also, the large box for the full Blu-Ray set has also been revealedsailormoon-crystal-anime-bluray-dvd-box

As stated above, it will house all of the boxset disc cases and double as a music box that plays the Series theme “Moon Pride”.

Meet the Staff: ReoKiome

Name: Reo Kiome
Position: Author
I Have Been A SM Fan Since: Late 2001
Favorite Episode or Movie: Okay, I’m a bit of a heathen but I actually might say the Entirety of PGSM… If I have to go animated though, the Mistress 9 Saga from Sailor Moon S. Also Episodes 196-200 of Stars. Fav Movie: Sailor Moon R: The Movie
Fav SM Character: Sailor Saturn from the Anime; Sailor Luna and Zoisite from PGSM. Also, loving Crystal Tuxedo Kamen/Chiba Mamoru.
Other Manga and Anime: Demon Diary, Planet Ladder, Digimon (S1-3), Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Black Butler, among many others
Other Tidbits: I was in the Navy for 4 years, spending a few of those in Japan (Sadly, no SM Musicals were going on while I was there). I also would use Sailor Moon to study for my advancement exams, which apparently helps. I am a full-time student who studies Psychology, wants to study law and wants to watch her Anime too.