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VIZ Media Celebrates the English Dub of Sailor Moon Crystal with Moonlight Party V

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Sailor Moon CrystalVIZ Media sends a call out to U.S.-based anime fans and Sailor Moon aficionados to join the company for a special virtual Moonlight Party to celebrate the English dub premiere of Sailor Moon Crystal on its anime streaming platform on VIZ.com.

The Sailor Moon Crystal Moonlight Party will take place on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, beginning at 6pm PST on VIZ Media’s YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlIgAQpSK-Y. The interactive live-stream event will complement the VIZ Media/Hulu streams that evening of Sailor Moon Crystal Episodes 1 and 2.

Based on Naoko Takeuchi’s legendary manga series, the Sailor Moon Crystal (rated “TV-PG”) anime saga, retells the story of Sailor Moon as she searches for her fellow Sailor Guardians and the Legendary Silver Crystal to stop the dark forces of Queen Beryl. VIZ Media has given the 26-episode sci-fi action series a fresh English dialogue track featuring a cast of some of the most talented anime voice actors in the business.

In Sailor Moon Crystal Episode 1: Act 1, “Usagi – Sailor Moon,” Usagi Tsukino is a bit of a klutz and a crybaby in the 8th grade, and Luna, a black cat with a crescent moon on her forehead, gives Usagi a miracle brooch. In Episode 2: Act 2, “Ami – Sailor Mercury,” through an unexpected turn of events, Usagi becomes close with Ami Mizuno, a genius girl with an IQ of 300. But there’s something odd about the students at Ami’s seminar.

As the episodes stream on VIZ.com/Hulu, fans are invited to submit their Sailor Moon questions via the official VIZ Media Facebook page, and Twitter by using the special hashtag, #MoonlightParty for a real-time Q&A with VIZ Media staff that will run throughout the event. Viewers also can join in a fun Sailor Moon trivia contest for a chance to win a variety of Sailor Moon home media box sets, special autographed items and other premiums and collectibles from Japan.

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