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American live-action adaptation of ‘Sailor Moon’ uncovered by YouTuber

  • YouTuber Ray Mona has uncovered the full pilot for an American live-action adaptation of “Sailor Moon” decades after it was made and scrapped in the 1990s.
  • Fans have been on the lookout for the full pilot ever since snippets of it were stitched together for a promotional music video shown at an anime expo and leaked online.
  • Mona, a lost media expert, obtained the footage from The Library of Congress and was given permission to upload it to her channel from Bandai America’s former president Frank Ward.
  • The adaptation was scrapped in 1995 in favor of an English-dubbed version of the original Japanese animation.

The full pilot for an American live-action “Sailor Moon” TV series has finally become available for public viewing decades after being scrapped in the 1990s. 

YouTuber Ray Mona uploaded the pilot to her channel as part of her two-part documentary chronicling the decades-long search for it. She obtained the footage from The Library of Congress and was given permission to upload it to her channel from Bandai America former President Frank Ward. 

Jimmy Choo celebrates Sailor Moon 30th anniversary with $13,000 boots covered in 19,000 crystals

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  • In celebration of the 30th anniversary of “Sailor Moon," British fashion house Jimmy Choo revealed a crystal-encrusted pair of limited-edition, fuchsia-colored boots on July 1 featuring 19,000 Swarovski crystals.
  • The boots first went on display at the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Museum event in Tokyo’s Roppongi neighborhood.
  • A pair of the crystal boots will cost 1,796,000 yen (approximately $13,123).
  • The boots will be on display at the Sailor Moon Museum until Dec. 30.

British fashion house Jimmy Choo revealed a pair of limited-edition, fuchsia-colored boots covered in approximately 19,000 Swarovski crystals in celebration of “Sailor Moon’s” 30th anniversary. 

The knee-high boots feature “Sailor Moon’s” signature crescent moon at the top of the boot and a 10-centimeter-tall heel (approximately 3.9 inches). The boots were first put on display exclusively at the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Museum in the Roppongi neighborhood of Tokyo, Japan. 

Win love by daylight with new Sailor Moon x Vans sneakers this summer

  • Vans is set to release a new sneaker collaboration with iconic anime “Sailor Moon” on June 10.
  • The Sailor Moon x Vans Authentic has a predominantly light blue canvas upper with images of the Sailor Guardians and Tuxedo Mask emblazoned throughout.
  • The Sailor Moon x Vans Sk8-Hi has a white-based high-top canvas upper with purple accents. It also features several “Sailor Moon” characters.
  • Vans Japan posted more images of the shoes and other Sailor Moon x Vans products.

Footwear brand Vans is teaming up with iconic anime Sailor Moon for an exciting new sneaker collaboration.

Retailer Foot Locker has shared images of two designs from the collection, Sailor Moon x Vans Authentic and Sk8 Hi styles, along with a countdown suggesting a June 10 release date.

Rare ‘Sailor Moon’ soundtrack unearthed after 26 years of being ‘lost’

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Music composers Don Perry and Bob Summers have recently rediscovered a CD that contains the “lost” original soundtracks they composed for the English dubbed version of “Sailor Moon.” 

The details: The collection was released on Saturday by TF1945’s Sailor Moon Hub, a month-old YouTube channel devoted to the series. It also includes all of the sound effects that DIC Entertainment used for their English dubbed, North American release of the iconic anime “Sailor Moon,” We Got This Covered reported.

‘Sailor Moon’ Episodes to Be Released on YouTube For Free in Japan

Sailor Moon is coming to YouTube starting April 24 with 10 episodes to be uploaded every week for those living in Japan.

The episodes are set to be released on Toei’s Official Sailor Moon YouTube channel starting April 24, according to an announcement made on the official website of the two-part film, “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie”, via Crunchyroll.

Japan is Giving Out Free ‘Sailor Moon’ Condoms for STI Awareness

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The Japanese government and its partners have started giving away free Sailor Moon-themed condoms.

Japan’s Ministry of Health — in partnership with Labour and Welfare, HIV-awareness organization Act Against AIDS and Okamoto Loverslab, a division of Japanese condom maker Okamoto Condoms — is giving away free condoms as part of its movement to raise awareness about sexually transmitted diseases as well as promote the importance of HIV testing, according to the “Sailor Moon” official website via SoraNews24.

‘Sailor Moon’ Monopoly Board Game is Now Here to Destroy Friendships for $40

If you are an avid fan of the hit ‘90s anime “Sailor Moon,” or just a die-hard collector of anything related to the show, then you are in luck as a Monopoly board game based on the show is now available for purchase online.

The “Sailor Moon” Monopoly game, created by The OP (USAopoly), is currently being sold with an MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) of $39.95, according to its official post.