Sailor Moon Crystal, also known as Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal is undoubtedly one of the popular Japanese anime that has been fan’s favorite since the 1990s. Sailor Moon Crystal is the reboot of the original Japanese manga series, “Sailor Moon” that ran back from 1992 to 1997. The new reboot series that premiered in 2014 ran for 3 seasons. Recently, Netflix also added all three seasons of Sailor Moon Crystal on its platform. Ever since the series also trapped more viewers and fans who want to see more of the Sailor Moon story. So, are we getting another enthralling season for Sailor Moon Crystal? Read to know everything about the Shoujo anime series. Sailor Moon Crystal Season 5: Release Date, upcoming plot, and all the latest news.
Sailor Moon Crystal is based on the popular Japanese manga series, illustrated by Naoko Takeuchi. While the recent reboot of Sailor Moon is written by Yūji Kobayashi. It premiered its first season on July 5, 2014. After 3 seasons of manga anime, a sequel movie was based on two parts that were released recently at the beginning of this year. This makes the future of the whole anime series very uncertain. Why did the franchise release a sequel movie instead of another anime series? Can we expect Season 5 or not?
Sailor Moon Crystal Season 5: Release Date
All three seasons of the Shoujo anime series premiered within two years of its initial release. The first episode of the third season was released on April 4, 2016, with a total of 13 episodes. The first two seasons were criticized for their poor animation. However, the third season was able to gain a good response for better animation and characterization. Ever since then, another season of the Sailor Moon crystal had been on the bucket list of anime fans.
As far as Season 5 is concerned, the fans got a sequel movie to the anime series. Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie was released in two parts recently. Part one got premiered on January 8, 2021. And the other conclusive part was released a little later, on February 11, 2021. Well, the movie serves as the continuation of the third season, and many fans call it “the fourth season” of the manga series. However, talking about another season, there have been no updates for the production team of the show. We don’t know, whether we will get another season or not, as there has been no official statement.
However, the story of the manga is still left to get adapted. And also, the popularity of the show has been increasing ever since the third season, and recently the Netflix debut. Thus, we can expect that we will get another season. However, the wait can be a little long. If any updates on Season 5 will get announced officially in the next few months, we can expect Season 5 in the year 2023.
What to expect in Season 5? Everything to know.
The popular manga anime follows the story of a young woman, Usagi Tsukino. She is the lead of the “Sailor Moon” group, who were destined to save the “Silver Crystal”. Eventually, saving the whole solar system from villains. Since the movie follows the third season of the anime series. The movie is inspired by the dream arc of the 4th manga series.
The conclusive end of the movie revolves around Usagi Tsukino leading the Super Sailors team from protecting the crystal from Queen Nehelenia, the leader of the Dead Moon Circus. Moreover, the series is a reboot of original anime. Thus, we can predict that another season will follow the 5th manga. This will follow the Sailor Moon Sailor Stars Arc. The next season can also introduce the strongest character of the whole series, Sailor Galaxia. Well, her plans are not bounded just to conquer the entire solar system, but something more sinister is awaiting.