The upcoming Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Cosmos anime movie has received the release dates for its two parts and a trailer centered on the Sailor Starlights trio, whose cast members have been revealed as well.
Part 1 of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Cosmos will land in Japanese theaters on June 9, while Part 2 will arrive on June 30.
As for the Sailor Starlights cast, they include Marina Inoue as Sailor Star Fighter/Kou Seiya, Saori Hayami as Sailor Star Maker/Kou Taiki, and Ayane Sakura as Sailor Star Healer/Kou Yaten.
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Cosmos will depict the battle between the Sailor Guardians and Sailor Galaxia. Tomoya Takahashi (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside co-assistant director) is directing the movie with Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Do It Yourself! series composer) as scriptwriter, Sailor Moon creator Naoko Takeuchi as chief supervisor, Kazuko Tadano (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie) as character designer, Studio Jack’s Yumiko Kuga (Deaimon: Recipe for Happiness) as art director, and Yasuharu Takanashi (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie) as music composer. Toei Animation and Studio DEEN are in charge of the animation production.
The Kodansha-published Sailor Moon manga originally ran from 1992 to 1997 with 18 tankoubon volumes. After an anime series adaptation in the 1990s, the manga received new animated adaptations in the previous decade beginning with 2014’s Sailor Moon Crystal ONA. The two-part Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal movie was released in 2021 and served as the fourth season of Sailor Moon Crystal. It was also the first theatrical Sailor Moon movie in 25 years.
Hulu describes Sailor Moon Crystal as:
Based on Naoko Takeuchi’s legendary manga series, Sailor Moon Crystal retells the story of Sailor Moon as she searches for her fellow Sailor Guardians and the Legendary Silver Crystal to stop the dark forces of Queen Beryl.
The returning cast from Sailor Moon Crystal includes Kotono Mitsuishi as Sailor Moon/Usagi Tsukino, Hisako Kanemoto as Sailor Mercury/Ami Mizuno, Rina Satou as Sailor Mars/Rei Hino, Ami Koshimizu as Sailor Jupiter/Makoto Kino, Shizuka Itou as Sailor Venus/Minako Aino, Misato Fukuen as Sailor Chibi Moon/Chibiusa, Junko Minagawa as Sailor Uranus/Haruka Tenou, Sayaka Oohara as Sailor Neptune/Michiru Kaiou, Ai Maeda as Sailor Pluto/Setsuna Meiou, Yukiyo Fujii as Sailor Saturn/Hotaru Tomoe, and Kenji Nojima as Tuxedo Mask/Mamoru Chiba.