New Sailor Moon Musical Petite Étrangère Now Playing in Tokyo!

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The first performance of the new Sailor Moon Musical, Petite Étrangère, opened on August 21st at AiiA Theater in Tokyo. The new musical’s story arc covers the first appearance of Chibiusa, fighting with the Black Moon Clan, and traveling to the future city of Crystal Tokyo to meet Sailor Pluto, Neo Queen Serenity and King Endymion.

The musical will be running from August 21st to the 31st in Tokyo and then from September 7th to the 9th in Osaka at the Umeda Arts Theater Drama Stage. For those outside of Japan, Niconico will have a live webcast of the musical on September 7th, which will be fansubbed by Miss Dream.

The Sailor Moon official site has announced that the DVD of the musical will be released on January 28th, 2015. Those who pre-order the DVD will get some bonuses, including 5 cards and an exclusive DVD jacket for the first Sailor Moon Musical, La Reconquista, with art made by Naoko Takeuchi, the creator of the Sailor Moon manga. The Sailor Moon Petite Étrangère DVD will cost 7800 yen (about $75 US). No Blu-Ray release is currently planned.

It has also been announced that the Sailor Moon Petite Étrangère musical will be playing in Shanghai China in January 2015. This is the first time any Sailor Moon musical will play outside of Japan.

Read more here. Watch a preview of the musical here.