Netflix has released a new clip from Sailor Moon Eternal that shows how the anime went from storyboards to a fully animated film.
Netflix has released a new video showing how several scenes from Sailor moon ranges from storyboards to raw animatics to finished animation.
The new clip was posted on the official Netflix Anime account on YouTube. The backstage look features multiple scenes from Part 1 of Eternal Sailor Moon, including the introduction of the Amazoness Quartet and Usagi and Chibiusa’s encounter with a tiger. The clips feature each scene seamlessly transforming from black and white sketches to fully colored and animated sequences.
The two parts of Eternal Sailor Moon were released on Netflix earlier this year. The films begin shortly after the third season of Sailor Moon Crystal stopped, along with Usagi, Mamoru, and Chibiusa in search of a pegasus named Helios, who appeared to Chibiusa in a vision. Soon after, the villainous Dead Moon Circus soon arrives on Earth and begins causing problems for Usagi and the rest of the Marine Soldiers.
Eternal Sailor Moon was first announced in 2017 on the official Sailor Moon 25th anniversary website. Both parts of the film were directed by Chiaki Kon, who previously directed the third season of Sailor Moon Crystal, and has also worked on a variety of other anime series adapted from the shojo and josei manga, including Nodame Cantabile and Chihayafuru. The film also features the return of character creator Kazuki Tadano, who worked on the 1990s original. Sailor moon animated adaptation. Series creator Naoko Takeuchi oversaw the production of the films, which was handled by Studio Deen and Toei Animation.
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Sailor moon was first released in Japan in 1991 and was one of the first shojo animated series to be localized and broadcast in the United States and Canada. After developing a small cult dedicated to syndication, Sailor Moon caught the attention of the general public when it, alongside other iconic 90s animated series such as Dragon ball z and Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, were featured on Cartoon Network’s Toonami block. The series is often cited as one of the most influential shojo and magical girl series of all time. English pop star Dua Lipa recently paid tribute to the series in her latest music video, “Levitating,” which was produced with a crew of Japanese animators and recreates the look of the 1990s. Sailor moon lively.
The original 1992 animated series can be streamed on Hulu. The animated series was relaunched in 2014 with Sailor Moon Crystal, which is a more faithful adaptation of Takeuchi’s original manga. Crystal is available to stream on Netflix and Crunchyroll. The Eternal Sailor Moon the movies are available to stream exclusively through Netflix.
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