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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 |
Nogizaka 46-ban myūjikaru bishōjo senshi sērāmūn' raibu
June 8th, 2018
September 30th, 2018
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Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon - Nogizaka46 Version is a Sailor Moon musical featuring members of the idol group, Nogizaka46. The show was split into two groups of performers for the main cast (Sailor Moon, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter and Venus): Team STAR and Team MOON. The first run of performances were from June 8th-24th 2018 at the Tennozu Ginga Theater in Tokyo, Japan. A second set of performances were held from September 21st-30th 2018 at the TBS Akasaka ACT Theater in Tokyo, Japan. The final day performances of Team STAR and Team MOON were broadcasted on TBS Channel 2 in Japan as well as a livestream at various movie theaters in Japan.
This music is set to return this October with new cast playing the Sailor Senshi and some members from the 2018 musical (including Chihiro Ando (who played Kunzite) and Mikako Ishii (who plays Tuxedo Mask) will also return.
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
- Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon: Mizuki Yamashita / Sayuri Inoue
- Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury: Riria Itou / Miria Watanabe
- Rei Hino/Sailor Mars: Kazumi Takayama / Ranze Terada
- Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter: Ami Noujo / Minami Umezawa
- Minako Aino/Sailor Venus: Hina Higuchi / Kana Nakada
- Naru Osaka: Yuka Yamauchi
- Gurio Umino: Marina Tanoue
- Luna (puppet operators): Misato Matsumoto and Hiroko Wakasa
- Kunzite: Chihiro Ando
- Zoisite: Sari Kojima
- Nephrite: Shin
- Jadeite: Rina Takeda
- Ensemble: Mayuko Kawamoto, Mayu Kaburagi, Kumiko Saito, Ayuka Kurachi, Minami Watanabe, Mami Mitsuoka
- Queen Beryl: Nami Tamaki
- Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask: Mikako Ishii
- Queen Serenity: Mai Shiraishi
- Falling Dream
- Good Morning 8:00 News
- Make Up! Suite ~ Moon ~
- Our Dark Kingdom
- Crystal Siminar RAP
- Make Up! Suite ~Mercury~
- Make Up! Suite ~Mars~
- Falling Dream Reprise 1
- Memory of Darkness
- Big Bang Theory Big Bang Theory
- Make Up! Suite ~Jupiter~
- Falling Dream Reprise 2
- Make Up! Suite ~Venus~
- Five of Fate, Sailor Destiny
- To The Moon
- Memory - The End of This Love
- Darkness Reprise
- Memory - Memory of Love
- To You of Fate
- Falling Dream Reprise 3
- Good Morning 8:00 News Reprise
- Sailor Guardians Arrival
- Make Up! Suite Medley
- La Soldier
- FIRE (not featured in broadcast)
- Solar Miracle, Make-Up
- To You of Fate Reprise
- Moonlight Legend
- 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.