With the theatrical event side having been handled, Viz Media is moving onto the next phase with the Sailor Moon S: The Movie release. The feature film now has a planned home video release of October 2nd, 2018 with a DVD/BD combo priced at $29.98 and a DVD-only edition at $19.98. The combo release will include English cast interviews as extras that are not available on the DVD-only edition.
Directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara based on the series composition by Yoji Enokido, the series was based on the manga by Naoko Takeuchi. Ikuko Ito handled the character designs with Toei Animation producing the work. The season ran for thirty-nine episodes from 1995 to 1996.
The Japanese cast includes Aya Hisakawa as Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury, Emi Shinohara as Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter, Kae Araki as Chibi Usa/Sailor Chibi Moon, Kotono Mitsuishi as Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon, Michie Tomizawa as Rei Hino/Sailor Mars, and Rica Fukami as Minako Aino/Sailor Venus.
The English cast includes Amanda C. Miller as Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter, Cherami Leigh as Minako Aino/Sailor Venus, Cristina Vee as Rei Hino/Sailor Mars,Kate Higgins as Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury, Sandy Fox as Chibiusa/Sailor Chibi Moon, and Stephanie Sheh as Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon. The new cast for the film includes Chris Hackney as Kakeru Ohzora, Claudia Lenz as Himeko Nayotake, Melissa Fahn as Princess Snow Kaguya, Kyle McCarley as Poupelin, Ben Diskin as Banane, Robbie Daymond as Oranja, Erica Mendez as Bonbon Babies, Colleen O’Shaughnessey as Perle, Tara Sands as Badiane, Colleen O’Shaughnessey as Bonnun, and Kyle McCarley as Mercurius.
Plot Concept: A majestic pegasus with a golden horn has appeared in Chibi-Usa’s dreams with a request—to help him and keep his presence a secret. This plea turns out to be more than a childish dream, for the fearsome Dead Moon Circus led by the villainous Zirconia arrive in town to draw out Pegasus by targeting people with beautiful dreams! Sailor Moon and the Guardians must unite to fight a new enemy and her deadly henchmen, the Amazon Trio. But without the power to transform into Super Sailor Moon, the Guardians find themselves seriously outmatched! Will Sailor Chibi Moon’s strong desire to protect everyone’s be the key to accessing Pegasus’s power?