GUESTS 2017-05-20T22:00:34+00:00


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Anime NYC and VIZ Media are excited to present Sailor Moon Day – a series of guest appearances and special events in celebration of Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon Crystal on Saturday, November 18th at Anime NYC!

VIZ Media, the largest publisher, distributor, and licensor of anime and manga in North America, and Anime NYC are honored to jointly welcome 10 members of Sailor Moon Crystal’s English cast for the first time together on stage:

  • Stephanie Sheh (Sailor Moon / Usagi Tsukino)
  • Kate Higgins (Sailor Mercury / Ami Mizuno)
  • Cristina Vee (Sailor Mars / Rei Hino)
  • Amanda Celine Miller (Sailor Jupiter / Makoto Kino)
  • Cherami Leigh (Sailor Venus / Minako Aino)
  • Sandy Fox (Chibi-Usa / Black Lady)
  • Erica Mendez (Sailor Uranus / Haruka Tenoh)
  • Lauren Landa (Sailor Neptune / Michiru Kaioh)
  • Christine Marie Cabanos (Sailor Saturn / Hotaru Tomoe)
  • Robbie Daymond (Tuxedo Mask / Mamoru Chiba)

In addition to on-stage appearances, fans can also expect group autograph signings, screenings, giveaways, and more throughout Sailor Moon Day – with further details to be revealed throughout the summer and fall!


Anime NYC is proud to welcome LeSean Thomas as our first official guest! Animation Producer, Director, and artist LeSean Thomas (Makestuff, LLC) has worked on some of the most notable projects in recent memory including the Peabody Award-winning The Boondocks (Supervising Character Designer, Co-Director), The Legend of Korra (Storyboard Artist, Animation Production), and Black Dynamite (Creative Producer, Supervising Director). He is currently Creator, Producer, Director, and Writer of Cannon Busters: The Animated Pilot with Japanese animation studio Satelight (Macross Delta, Log Horizon, Basquash!) and Creator and Director of Crunchyroll’s upcoming anime project Children of Ether.

LeSean grew up in NYC and has worked in the animation industries in the US, South Korea, and Japan – and Anime NYC’s proud to welcome him home! For more, follow him on Twitter at @LeSeanThomas!