News

Sailor Moon Figures To Be Released In August: 2013, Reboot To Follow? [VIDEO]

By Staff Writer | May 31, 2013 12:34 PM EDT

The ever mysterious "Sailor Moon" revival may see the light of day near or after August 2013, with new Sailor Moon-themed toy figures being released in Japan that month to commemorate Bandai's 20th anniversary S.H. Figuarts.

Like Us on Facebook

Currently, promotional videos and banners for the item is going strong in Akihabara, Japan.


Voiced by Kotono Mitsuishi, the actress who voiced Sailor Moon in the popular anime series, does this mean the revival will follow the launch of the figures?

S.H. Figuarts, a subsidiary of Bandi Co., Ltd, is a Japanese toy making and video game company that features iconic Japanese animated series such as "Dragon Ball" and "Kamen Rider Blade."

"[S.H. Figuarts] characters represent the pursuit of the moving human form," writes the company on its official Facebook page.

Only the Sailor Moon and Sailor Mercury figures have been seen in ads and early prototypes. The 14cm figures cost roughly 4410 yen ($45).

"I have just seen the prototypes for the Sailor Mercury and she is looking awesome," wrote Facebook and "Sailor Moon" fan Ryan Morrison.

As of now, expect S.H. Figuarts to release the "Sailor Moon" figures in August, with Bluefine Tamashii USA to import them to America around the same time.

Here's to hoping this means the "Sailor Moon" revival will land in 2013, or possibly fall.

Tagged :  sailor moon, world news

Featured

Buzz 02.27.15 | 09:19AM EST

Se7en’s Departure From YG Entertainment Possibly Due To Busy Release Schedule Of WINNER, iKON And CL

It may have been necessary to allow Se7en to pursue his career where he would be given the utmost priority.

Trends 02.27.15 | 09:01AM EST

Korean Investment Analyst Predicts Two New Groups From SM Entertainment In 2015

With a lineup of aging idols and several scandals within the company's biggest groups last year, one financial analyst expects SM Entertainment will debut new groups to maintain their competitive edge.

02.26.15 | 02:08PM EST

2NE1's Minzy Previews Self-Composed English Songs, Intensifying Solo Debut Rumors

With CL slated to have her solo debut in America, could her 2NE1 bandmate Minzy be joining her?

02.26.15 | 08:35AM EST

The Asian Music Lover's Guide To SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 will offer a lot of programming for fans of Korean pop, rock, and pan-Asian music. Find out when and where you can catch these great performances.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics