Drawn to Manga August 2017: Sailor Moon Edition!

This weekend kicks off celebrations across the world in honor of International Sailor Moon Day (observed August 5th). If you can’t make it to an event, stop by your local library and enjoy your favorite manga series!

Sailor Moon

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon
By Takeuchi, Naoko
2011-09 – Kodansha Comics

Check Our Catalog for volumes 1-12!

Usagi Tsukino is a normal girl until she meets up with Luna, a talking cat, who tells her that she is Sailor Moon. As Sailor Moon, Usagi must fight evils and enforce justice, in the name of the Moon and the mysterious Moon Princess. She meets other girls destined to be Sailor Senshi (Sailor Scouts), and together, they fight the forces of evil!

This new edition of Sailor Moon will feature:

– An entirely new, incredibly accurate translation!

– Japanese-style, right-to-left reading!

– New cover art never before seen in the U.S.!

– The original Japanese character names!

– Detailed translation notes!

 

sailor moon short stories

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Short Stories
By Takeuchi, Naoko
2013-09 – Kodansha Comics

Check Our Catalog for volumes 1 and 2!

In these collections of short stories, we find our favorite Sailor Guardians and their friends encountering new mysteries, enemies, allies, and once more saving the day. After the daughter of a foreign diplomat transfers to her school, Chibi-Usa’s male classmates suspiciously stop attending classes. Upon investigation, Chibi-Usa discovers the new transfer student is a vampire. Mamoru’s birthday gift to Chibi-Usa turns out to be the brainwashing device of a depressed folk tale heroine come-to-life, seeking sympathy from fellow women and girls Chibi-Usa’s Pink Sugar Heart Attack becomes literal when defeating a local sprite that has possessed the dentist she and Usagi visit to get their cavities treated. Then, other local sprites wreak havoc in the lives of Mako, Ami, and Rei as they and Mina and Usagi study for high school entrance exams. Finally, Chibi-Usa and her newfound BFF’s help out the quirky proprietor of a mysterious pawnshop that is under attack by both human and otherworldly entities. AND MORE!

This new edition of Sailor Moon features:

– An entirely new, incredibly accurate translation

– Japanese-style, right-to-left reading

– New cover art never before seen in the U.S.

– The original Japanese character names

– Detailed translation notes

 

Codename Sailor V

Codename: Sailor V
By Takeuchi, Naoko
2011-09 – Kodansha Comics

Check Our Catalog for volumes 1 and 2!

Like Sailor Moon, Minako Aino is a normal 13-year-old schoolgirl until a fateful day when a white cat introduces himself to her and tells her she has the power to transform into the hero, Sailor V. Using a magic pen to transform, Sailor V fights the evil agents of the Dark Agency as she strives to protect the earth.

Codename: Sailor V, created by the author before she created the mega-popular Sailor Moon, has never before been available in the U.S. This books features:

– An incredibly accurate translation!

– Japanese-style, right-to-left reading!

– New cover art never before seen in the U.S.!

– The original Japanese character names!

– Detailed translation notes!

 

We also have the new Sailor Moon Crystal TV show!

sailor moon crystal DVD

2016 – VIZ Media, Warner Home Video (Firm)

Original Sailor Moon Anime to Rerun on Japanese TV

Sailor Moon Crystal

This article from the Anime News Network got me thinking about the new Sailor Moon Crystal anime.

I love that Sailor Moon has come back in BIG WAY this past year. Sailor Moon Crystal debuted in Japan last July – and was available in the U.S. via Hulu, released Continue reading