Roll out the red carpet, and get your transformation pens ready. The Sailor Guardians are taking their act to Hollywood!
Earlier today, Viz Media announced that they will host a theatrical première event for Sailor Moon R: The Movie. Viz will host a screening event and gala on January 13, 2017. The venue is as follows:
The Theatre at Ace Hotel
929 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tickets to the event went on sale earlier today via the Ace Hotel’s website. Each General Admission ticket is priced at $29.99, with doors set to open at 7:00PM. VIP ticket holders will be able to enter at 6:00PM.
Attendees will receive a free Sailor Moon character board as a gift. Viz will also offer merchandise at the show, including official apparel and animation products. The Ace Hotel’s bar will serve Sailor Moon themed cocktails.
The event will kick off with a Q&A session with the film’s English dub cast and staff. The film will be followed up by a presentation of original short Make Up! Sailor Guardians.
Following the première, Sailor Moon R: The Movie will screen in over 300 theaters across North America. Viz is partnering with Eleven Arts, who will distribute the feature.
Sailor Moon R: The Movie is a sequel to the Sailor Moon R TV series. Series director Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Penguindrum) directed the feature at Toei Animation and TV Asahi, with Kazuko Tadano (Wedding Peach, Dancougar – Super Beast Machine God) providing character designs. Sukehiro Tomita (Ceres, Celestial Legend, Kimagure Orange Road) wrote the film’s screenplay.
Sailor Moon R: The Movie originally hit Japanese theaters in May 1993. Pioneer Entertainment released the feature in North America on DVD.
Source: Viz Media (Press Release)