A Sailor Moon Monopoly game is coming! A listing for this game has been up with many retailers for a while now but we can now see, from the GameStop listing for the product, what the game’s board will look like! The game will retail for $39.99 US and will be released November 9th according to GameStop’s site. With the release of this version of Monopoly there will be as many different types of Monopoly games as there are Funko Pop toys at GameStop! The box and board feature all characters from the Sailor Moon S season including all 10 Sailor Guardians as well as other villains from that season such as Professor Tomoe, the Witches 5 and Mistress 9. Neo Queen Serenity and King Endymion are also on the game though those characters don’t make a proper appearance in the S season. As a long time Monopoly player it seems obvious that the values on most of the board match what people would be used to only all spaces are replaced with Sailor Moon themed characters and items. Properties are all characters with other characters and items making up others squares. I’ve listed a breakdown of what characters are replacing for every original Monopoly space:
Mediteranian Avenue – Luna and Artemis
Baltic Avenue – Mimete
Oriental Avenue – Eudial
Vermont Avenue – Viluy
Connecticut Avenue – Tellu
St. Charles Place – Cyprine/Ptilol
States Avenue – Sailor Chibi Moon
Virginia Avenue – Kaolinite
St. James Place – Sailor Mercury
Tennessee Avenue – Sailor Mars
New York Avenue – Sailor Jupiter
Kentucky Avenue – Sailor Venus
Indiana Avenue – Professor Tomoe
Illinois Avenue – Sailor Pluto
Atlantic Avenue – Tuxedo Mask
Ventor Avenue – Sailor Neptune
Marvin Gardens – Sailor Uranus
Pacific Avenue – Mistress 9
North Carolina Avenue – Sailor Saturn
Pennsylvania Avenue – Sailor Moon
Park Place – King Endymion
Boardwalk – Neo Queen Serenity
Reading Railroad – Garnet Rod
Pennsylvania Railroad – Deep Aqua Mirror
B. & O. Railroad – Space Sword
Short Line – Silence Glaive
Electric Company – Cosmic Heart Compact
Water Works – Spiral Moon Heart Rod
Community Chest – Love
Chance – Friendship
Income Tax and Luxury Tax – Something with the Witches 5?
The following spaces are unchanged:
In Jail/Just Visiting
Go To Jail
In addition we can get a bit of a look at the “Sailor Moon Money” in this image and we see the following denominations on bills:
$1 – Sailor Moon
$5 – Sailor Chibi Moon
$10 – Sailor Mercury
$20 – Sailor Mars
$50 – Sailor Jupiter
$100 – Sailor Venus
$500 – Sailor Moon
Why Sailor Moon is on both the $1 and $500 isn’t clear! I may be mistaken as it’s hard to see exactly what it says on the $1 bill but it seems to have a crescent moon and the “Sailor” part is clear and the second 4 letter word appears to be Moon from the top of the letters we see. I’m not sure the $ is the appropriate symbol to be using in this case as there seems to be an M symbol to reference Sailor Moon Money when dollars are mentioned but it is a bit hard to make out. Sailor Moon Money has no basis in canon. Throughout most of the series the character live in Tokyo and would use Japanese Yen as currency. I don’t know what currency would be used in Crystal Tokyo but it seems unlikely that it would be called Sailor Moon Money as Sailor Moon is no longer an active superhero at the time, what with being the Queen of that city.
We also see what the tokens for the game will be. These are also listed on the GameStop site. These are the Cosmic Heart Compact, Moon Chalice, Spiral Heart Moon Rod, Garnet Orb, Deep Aqua Mirror and Space Sword. These are again all items appearing in Sailor Moon S.
Why Sailor Moon S? Why now? Sailor Moon SuperS has now been released in its entirety in North America on home video. Sailor Moon Sailor Stars is out subtitled on streaming services. When it comes to Sailor Moon Crystal we’ve only gotten up to the Infinity Arc, telling the equivalent of the Sailor Moon S story, but these are clearly original Sailor Moon anime based designs and not Sailor Moon Crystal designs like we’ve seen with the Sailor Moon Crystal Dice Challenge game. Surely there is the convenience of having all of the Sailor Guardians appearing in Sailor Moon S allowing for more properties with those characters in it. If we had a first season based game we might be seeing Queen Beryl and the Shitennou alongside Naru and Umino instead. There are certainly reasons for which Sailor Moon S makes sense for the game’s setting, but it still seems odd and a bit arbitrary to me.
Do you plan on picking this game up? How many versions of Monopoly do you own?
This almost makes me want to check out Monopoly again. Almost.
Maybe the $500 is Super Sailor Moon??
But this is really cool!
The photo seems to be the same one that’s on her property on the board which isn’t her super version.
We’re can us Canadians buy it
Not sure. I don’t see it listed on Amazon Canada or EB Games. That may change closer to the release date though. I’ve had a lot of issues buying board games from US sites in the past so I don’t know if that will be an option for this.
I bought it from Sunrise Records yesterday. It was originally $55, plus 35% off because of their Spring Clearance event! So I paid $40 and some odd change after tax!
I’m so getting this! My friends tried to convert me to Catan for a while, but I don’t care if what I’m about to say stomps on their Catan-or-bust toes: I want Sailor Moon Monopoly!
“Settlers of Crystal Tokyo” where you build Dark Henges at Crystal points on a board in order to take over the future.
Now that would most certainly get me to try and fall in love with Catan once more!
Nice board game.
Hmmm, such a dilemma.
As a big fan of Sailor Moon and Monopoly, I want to get that. Also, what should be the houses and the hotels?