Last year, when a new Sailor Moon anime was announced, fans all over the world became really really excited. Unfortunately, the anime which was supposed to air this very season did not push through leaving the huge Sailor Moon fanbase a little disappointed.
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However, popular idol group, Momoiro Clover Z announced to the world that the classic magical girl anime will indeed be coming back, but much later than the summer 2013 schedule that was promised previously. This time, the new Sailor Moon anime will be released this coming winter and it will be streamed worldwide through Niconico Douga.
Momoiro Clover Z made this new announcement during a Sailor Moon 20th anniversary event thatwas streamed live on Niconico. The idol group were one of the people who made the announcement that Sailor Moon was getting a new anime last year alongside the manga’s author, Naoko Takeuchi.
Sailor Moon is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary since the debut of its manga. The celebrations include a live-action stage musical as well as several live events, the release of several new merchandise and this new anime. The manga was written by Naoko Takeuchi and published by Kodansha. It also spawned one of the most loved magical girl anime series during the 90’s which was distributed all over the world and was translated in various languages.