Production company Toei Animation has shown an image on the official website revealing the title, the first key image and synopsis of the new Sailor Moon anime series.
The new series is titled Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal and it will air on July 2014. The series will also stream simultaneously worldwide on Niconico.
Earlier, it was announced that the new Sailor Moon is not a remake of the first anime series but a direct adaptation of the original manga.
Usagi Tsukino is a second-year middle school girl who is a little clumsy and a crybaby, but she is full of energy. One day, she meets Luna, a black cat with a crescent moon on her forehead, and she transforms into Sailor Moon, a sailor-uniformed pretty guardian of love and justice! As a chosen guardian of justice, Usagi seems to have a mission to find the Illusionary Silver Crystal with the other guardians and to protect the princess.
Meanwhile, the queen of the Dark Kingdom, Queen Beryl, also sends minions to the town where Usagi lives to obtain the Illusionary Silver Crystal, which has immense power. This causes strange events to unfold….