Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon - Nogizaka46 Version
|乃木坂46版 ミュージカル「美少女戦士セーラームーン」ライブ |
"Nogizaka46 Ver. Musical Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon"
June 8th, 2018
September 30th, 2018
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The story is based around the first arc of the manga involving the Dark Kingdom.
Usagi, a normal middle school girl, has a strange dream where she sees a man calling for "Serenity" while . She wakes up, late for school, and in her hurry, runs into a cat with a crescent moon bald spot. Usagi is punished for being late where she is comforted by her friends, Naru and Umino. Once home from school, the crescent moon bald spotted cat appears again and it turns out she can talk, and her name is Luna! Luna gives her a brooch and upon realizing her friends are in trouble, Usagi becomes the Pretty Guardian of Love and Jusitce, Sailor Moon! Now she must find the rest of the Sailor Guardian's to help against the fight against the Dark Kingdom as they gather energy and search for the mysterious Silver Crystal. Meanwhile, a man calling himself Tuxedo Mask helps Sailor Moon but seems to have motives of his own. Who is he and what is his relation to the Silver Crystal? Usagi must find that out along with the Silver Crystal all while discovering her destiny and saving the world from destruction from a destructive evil from the past!
CommercialsShort advertisements were uploaded to the sailormoon-official YouTube channel on June 30th, one for Team Moon and one for Team Star. These were in anticipation of the upcoming September shows.
- Original: Naoko Takeuchi (published by Kodansha)
- Production: Wally Kinoshita
- Screenplay: Tamio (Eureika department store)
- Music: Shunsuke Wada
- Lyrics: Etsuko Shingiri
- Choreography: AOI MATSUO
- Sword fighting: Masanori Tomita
- Art: Takahiro Shibata
- Acoustic: Koichi Yamamoto (ESC Alliance)
- Acoustic effect: Aoki Takuhei (Stage Office)
- Illumination: Yoshiyuki Yoshie
- Picture: Tomichi Kenjin
- Costume: Seyshowo
- Hair & Makeup: Reiko Kobayashi
- Props: Yoji Hayashiya
- Doll Modeling: Chihiro Takahashi (Puppet Theater Company Hitomi)
- Singing Guidance: Akira Casanova
- Practice Piano: Masato Sugita
- Directing Assistant: Rie Fujiwara
- Stage Director: Mitsunobu Nagashima
- Technical Director: Yoshiyuki Hori (DDR)
- Advertising Art: Shinjiro Eguchi
- Advertisement Photo: Yusuke Miyake
- Team STAR (Nogizaka 46 Members)
- Team MOON (Nogizaka 46 Members)
- Yuka Yamauchi: Naru Osaka
- Mina Tagami: Umino Gurio
- Misato Matsumoto / Hiroko Wakasa: Luna
- Chihiro Ando: Kunzite
- Kojima Eri: Zoisite
- Shin: Nephrite
- Rina Takeda: Jadeite
- Mikako Ishii: Tuxedo Mask / Mamoru Chiba
- Nami Tamaki: Queen Beryl
- Mai Shiraishi (Nogizaka 46): Queen Serenity (Video Appearance Only)
- Ensemble: Mayuko Kawamoto, Mayu Kaburagi, Kumiko Saito, Ayuka Kurachi, Minami Watanabe, Mami Mitsuoka
- This show features the first time Luna has appeared in puppet form which is very different from her plush toy form in PGSM.
- This is the first musical with Naru Osaka and Gurio Umino as characters
- This show features the return of Mikako Ishii, who previous played Sailor Pluto in Petite Étrangère, Un Nouveau Voyage, Amour Eternal and Le Mouvement Final, as Tuxedo Mask and Chihiro Ando, previously Tiger's Eye in Amour Eternal, as Kunzite.
- During the June performance, La Soldier and Fire were performed during the encore. In September's performance, Fire was switched with Solar Miracle Make-Up. This is the first time songs from the Bandai produced Musicals have been performed since the musicals, produced by Nelke Planning, began in 2013.