Sailor Moon Crystal Gets Character Song Album
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
The official website for the 20th anniversary of Naoko Takeuchi's Sailor Moon manga announced on Friday that a character song album inspired by the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal anime has been green-lit.
The tracks have not yet been announced, but the performers and song-writers are as follows:
1. Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon (voiced by Kotono Mitsuishi)
Lyrics: Shirobara sumire (a penname for original creator Naoko Takeuchi)
Composition/Arrangement: Rui Nagai
2. Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury (Hisako Kanemoto)
Lyrics: Shoko Fujibayashi
3. Rei Hino/Sailor Mars (Rina Satou)
Lyrics: Avu Baraen
Composition/Arrangement: Joō Bachi
4. Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter (Ami Koshimizu)
Lyrics: meg rock
Composition/Arrangement: Shinya Saito
5. Minako Aino/Sailor Venus (Shizuka Itou)
Lyrics: Aki Hata
Composition/Arrangement: Yoshimasa Inoue
6. Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask (Kenji Nojima)
Lyrics: Saori Kodama
Composition/Arrangement: Toshiyuki Omori
7. Ami Mizuno & Makoto Kino
Lyrics: Akiko Watanabe
Composition/Arrangement: Kaoru Okubo
8. Rei Hino & Minako Aino
Lyrics/Composition/Arrangement: Akiko Kosaka
9. Four Generals (Daisuke Kishio as Jadeite, Kousuke Toriumi as Nephrite, Masaya Matsukaze as Zoisite, Eiji Takemoto as Kunzite)
Lyrics: Yuho Iwasato
10. All 5 Sailor Guardians
Lyrics/Composition/Arrangement: Tika α (a penname for Etsuko Yakushimaru)
Joō Bachi and Etsuko Yakushimaru both participated as performers in the "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The 20th Anniversary Memorial Tribute" album.
The "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Character Music Collection: Crystal Collection" album will retail for the price of 3,000 yen (about US$25), and will ship in Japan on April 29.
The television broadcast of the anime will premiere on TVQ Kyushu on April 1, and will air on Tokyo MX, TV Hokkaido, TV Aichi, Sun TV, and BS11 after. The broadcast will feature the brushed-up versions of the episodes that are included on the Blu-ray and DVD releases, and the broadcast will begin from episode one.
Episode 17 will begin streaming on March 7 at 7:00 p.m. (5:00 a.m. EST). The limited first edition of the fifth Blu-ray Disc volume shipped on February 11 with Sailor Venus on the jacket illustration.
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