This just in: At a Sailor Moon 20th anniversary talk event at Nicofare in Japan (Nico live link here), series creator Naoko Takeuchi announced that the Soldier of Love herself would be gracing the TV screens of Japanese anime fans in 2013 via a new, remade anime series. Momoiro Clover Z (Moretsu Pirates) will preform the opening theme song to the new series.
Although the geek idol group is currently in France for Japan Expo 2012, the organisers of the Sailor Moon talk event had the Momoiro Clover Z girls perform the opening theme – as well as their other hit songs – and streamed it over to the Japanese audience gathered at Nicofare.
The new anime series, simply titled “美少女戦士セーラームーン” (Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon) is currently slated for the Summer 2013 TV anime season.
Originally serialised from 1992 to 1997 in Kodansha’s Nakayoshi manga magazine, Sailor Moon was a hit – in particular with the teenage girls demographic – and has since been adapted into various anime series, video games, and even live-action musicals and a TV drama.