Netflix to release Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie this June
James R | On 29, Apr 2021
Netflix will release Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie this June.
Created by Naoko Takeuchi and first serialised in Kodansha’s manga magazine Nakayosi in December 1991, the stories of Sailor Moon and the Sailor Guardians fighting for love and justice have captivated audiences all over the world. From a hit TV series in the 90s that was broadcast in more than 40 countries to more than 30 million sold copies worldwide of the original manga, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon has established herself as an iconic character.
Now, the franchise is continuing on Netflix, with Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie premiering on the streaming service everywhere outside of Japan.
The upcoming adventures are set in April, when the cherry blossoms are in bloom and Tokyo is in a festive mood as it celebrates the largest Total Solar Eclipse of the century. As the new moon obscures the sun and gradually dims its light, Usagi and Chibi-Usa encounter Pegasus, who is in search of the chosen Maiden who can break the seal of the Golden Crystal. Meanwhile, a mysterious troupe called the Dead Moon Circus appears in town who’s nefarious plan is to scatter the nightmare incarnations known as Lemures, seize the ‘Legendary Silver Crystal,’ rule over the moon and the earth, and eventually dominate the entire universe…
Directed by Chiaki Kon (The Way of the Househusband, it features music by Yasuharu Takanashi.
“Like so many others around the world, I trace my love for anime back to watching ‘Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon’ when I was a toddler – pictures of me in Usagi’s Bun Head have become a family treasure. It’s no surprise that these characters and tales about love and justice still touch the hearts of so many fans around the world,” said Ema Hirayama, Manager, Content Acquisition, Netflix. “It’s a dream come true for all of us at Netflix to have ‘Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie’ join our expansive anime slate and to share this incredible story with fans around the world.”
The movie will premiere on 3rd June. Here’s the teaser trailer announcing it:
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie is available on Netflix UK, as part of an £9.99 monthly subscription.