The official Sailor Moon website today announced new details about the upcoming Sailor Moon musical production featuring idol group Nogizaka46.
The musical will have two runs, first from June 8 to June 24 at the Tennozu Galaxy Theater in Tokyo, and then from September 21 to September 30 at the TBS Akasaka ACT Theater in Tokyo.
Members from Nogizaka46 will play the Sailor Guardians. There will be two groups, "Team Moon" and "Team Star," who will perform shows on alternating days throughout the musical's run.
"Team Moon" features Mizuki Yamashita as Sailor Moon, Riria Ito as Mercury, Kazumi Takayama as Mars, Ami Nojo as Jupiter, and Hina Higuchi as Venus.
"Team Star" features Sayuri Inoue as Sailor Moon, Miria Watanabe as Mercury, Ranze Terada as Mars, Minami Umezawa as Jupiter, and Kana Nakada as Venus.
Other cast members include J-Pop singer Nami Tamaki as Queen Beryl, Chihiro Ando (who played Tiger's Eye in "Amour Eternal") as Kunzite, Sari Kojima as Zoisite, Shin as Nephrite, and Rina Takeda as Jadeite. For the first time ever in a Sailor Moon musical, Naru and Umino will be included, played by Yuka Yamauchi and Marina Tanoue respectively. Mikako Ishii, who played Pluto in the recent run of musicals, will play Tuxedo Mask.SourceOfficial Site