Meet the cast of Sailor Moon at Anime North 2016 this weekend in Toronto

Anime North

Anime North is this weekend, May 27th to the 29th, at the Toronto Congress Center and 9 actors from the original dub of the first Sailor Moon anime will be there! This includes two voices of Sailor Moon. The first voice of Sailor Moon Tracey Moore, provided her voice for only the first 11 episodes as well as another four throughout the series. Linda Ballantyne was the third voice of Sailor Moon, providing her voice for the S and SuperS seasons. Also appearing are Katie Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, Susan Roman, the voice of Sailor Jupiter, Barbara Radecki, the voice of Sailor Neptune, Jill Frappier, the voice of Luna, Ron Rubin, the voice of Artemis, Toby Proctor, the second voice of Tuxedo Mask, and John Stocker, voice director for Sailor Moon S and SuperS. Toby Proctor, having himself replaced Rino Romano as the second voice of Tuxedo Mask, mostly acted alongside Terry Hawkes and not the two Sailor Moon voice actors in attendance, though he did appear in four episodes with Tracey Moore.

Sailor Moon Resurgent Panel at Anime North 2014 - Toby Proctor, John Stocker, Linda Ballantyne, Katie Griffin and Susan Roman

The panel with these voice actors will take place on Friday at 5pm. On Sunday at 11am Tracey Moore and John Stocker will be holding a behind the scenes of voice acting panel. The voice actors will be signing autographs throughout the weekend. Check out the Anime North schedule for the exact times.

The convention is full of Sailor Moon related events. A Sailor Moon panel will be held Saturday at 10am and a Sailor Moon Merchandise presentation will be held Sunday at 11am.

Though I am Canadian I don’t live in Toronto. I’ve been to Anime North a number of times and have always had fun but unfortunately I won’t be attending this year.

Otakon to feature six voice actors from the old and new Sailor Moon dubs August 8th to the 10th

Usagi and Minako as Sailor Moon

Two Sailor Moons at one convention? There’s a ton going on at Otakon 2014 from August 8th to the 10th including voice actors from the original and new Sailor Moon dub and a special presentation and exclusive collectibles from Viz. Voice actors from Viz’s new Sailor Moon dub include Stephanie Sheh, the voice of Sailor Moon and Robbie Daymond, the voice of Tuxedo. From the original DIC and Cloverway Sailor Moon dub we have Linda Ballantyne, the 3rd voice of Sailor Moon, Katie Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, and John Stocker, voice director for Sailor Moon S and SuperS as well as all three movies.

Usagi and Minako as Sailor Moon

Viz and Otakon are organizing Sailor Moon Saturday, similar to Sailor Moon Day at Anime Expo. The morning will start out with a large gathering of Cosplayers, trying to break their record set earlier this month at Anime Expo. The afternoon will include a screening of Viz’s new Sailor Moon dub, including two episodes that were not previously seen, followed by a Q&A and autograph session with Stephanie Sheh and Robbie Daymond. That evening the first two episodes of the new Sailor Moon anime Sailor Moon Crystal will be shown. Viz will have a poster, a coin and a t-shirt exclusive to Otakon.

Otakon exclusive Sailor Moon coins

Watch the Sailor Moon Resurgent Panel from Anime North 2014

Anime North

I was disappointed that I couldn’t make it to Anime North in Toronto this year but luckily Emily from Moon Chase recorded one of the panels which can be viewed below.

This panel, which was recorded on May 23rd 2014, includes Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask, John Stocker, voice director for the S and SuperS seasons of the anime as well as the three movies, Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon from Sailor Moon S and SuperS, Katie Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, and Susan Roman, the voice of Sailor Jupiter. Watch them take questions from the audience about their time recording Sailor Moon, including a humourous story about the dubbing of an adult film.

Source: Moon Chase!

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Meet Linda Ballantyne, Toby Proctor and John Stocker at Northwest Fan Fest in Vancouver June 27th to the 29th

Northwest Fan Fest banner

Next weekend, June 27th to the 29th, Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask, and John Stocker, voice director for the S and SuperS seasons of the Sailor Moon dub, will be at Northwest Fan Fest at UBC in Vancouver.

The weekend’s Sailor Moon related events includes an autograph and photo op session on Friday at 2pm, a guest meet and greet dinner on Friday for gold pass holders, the Sailor Moon Voice Actors Panel on Saturday at 1:30pm. Although not strictly Sailor Moon related, the Sailor Moon voice actors will having a History of Animation and Voice Over in Canada on Sunday at 10:30am.

Tickets are still available so if you’re in the Vancouver area be sure to check this convention out!

Schedule of Sailor Moon related events at Anime North 2014 May 23rd to the 25th

Anime North program cover

The Anime North web site has posted it’s schedule for this coming weekend’s convention. Here’s a run down of the Sailor Moon related events which will be taking place at the convention which will feature as guests Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, Katie Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, Susan Roman, the voice of Sailor Jupiter, Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask and John Stocker, voice director for the movies and later seasons of the anime.

Friday May 23rd:

5pm – Sailor Moon Merchandise and Media panel. This panel is run by Emily of the Moon Chase blog. I’ve been to this panel at other conventions in the past. It will be a run down of the current state of Sailor Moon as far as merchandise and rights goes. With a lot of new merchandise coming out and Viz getting the rights to the old and new anime this panel should prove interesting.

7pm – Sailor Moon voice actor autograph session.

9pm – Sailor Moon Resurgent. This panel will have the Sailor Moon voice actors sharing stories.

Saturday May 24th:

1pm – Sailor Moon voice actor autograph session.

3pm – Sailor Moon voice actors. This is the Saturday Sailor Moon voice actor panel featuring the convention’s guests.

4pm – Sailor Moon. I don’t have any details about this panel. It seems to be a fan panel to discuss the show.

Sunday May 25th:

2pm – Sailor Moon voice actor autograph session.

4pm – Sailor Moon voice actors. This is the Sunday Sailor Moon voice actor panel featuring the convention’s guests.

Linda Ballantyne, Katie Griffin, Susan Roman, Toby Proctor and John Stocker to appear at Anime North in Toronto May 23rd to the 25th

Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Cast Reunion Panel at Fan Expo 2013 featuring Susan Roman, Katie Griffin, Linda Ballantyne, Toby Proctor and John Stocker

In just a couple of weeks, May 23rd to the 25th 2014, a bunch of voice actors from the English dub of Sailor Moon will be appearing at Anime North in Toronto. The convention will play host to Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, Katie Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, Susan Roman, the voice of Sailor Jupiter, Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask and John Stocker, voice director for the movies and later seasons of the series.

Linda Ballantyne (Sailor Moon) Toby Proctor (Tuxedo Mask) Katie Griffin (Sailor Mars) Adam Gardner (Sailor Moon News web master) Susan Roman (Sailor Jupiter) and John Stocker (voice director)

Last year at Anime North I was able to record the Memories of the 80s and Sailor Moon Voice Actor Q&A panels. Also be sure to check out the interviews I did with John Stocker, Katie Griffin, Susan Roman, Linda Ballantyne and Toby Proctor.

Anime Boston to feature Yuko Minaguchi, the Japanese voice of Sailor Saturn, as well as Linda Ballantyne, Toby Proctor and John Stocker May 21st to the 23rd

Yuko Minaguchi, the voice of Sailor Saturn

Anime Boston is this coming weekend, May 21st to the 23rd, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston and they will be hosting a number of great Sailor Moon voice actors! Yuko Minaguchi, the original Japanese voice of Sailor Saturn, will be in attendance along with English voice actors Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask, and John Stocker, voice director for the later seasons of the English dub of Sailor Moon.

Sailor Moon - Linda Ballantyne

Yuko Minaguchi will have a panel at 5pm on Friday and will be available for autographs on Saturday at 5:30pm. On Friday at 1pm there will be a “voices of Sailor Moon” panel, though which actors that includes in not clear. Linda Ballantyne, Toby Proctor and John Stocker will be signing autographs on Friday at 4pm. They will have individual panels throughout the weekend. John Stocker’s panel is at 2pm on Friday afternoon. Linda Ballantyne’s panel will be at 10:30am Saturday morning. Toby Proctor’s panel is at 12:30pm on Saturday.

Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask

Be sure to also check out our interviews with John Stocker, Linda Ballantyne and Toby Proctor from other conventions.

Linda Ballantyne, Katie Griffin, Susan Roman, Toby Proctor, Ron Rubin and John Stocker to appear at Wonderland Anime Festival in Winnipeg this weekend

Wonderland Anime Festival banner

This weekend, March 1st and 2nd, there will be a huge gathering of Sailor Moon voice actors at the Wonderland Anime Festival in Winnipeg. The convention will be playing host to Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, Kate Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, Susan Roman, the voice of Sailor Jupiter, Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask, Ron Rubin, the voice of Artemis, and John Stocker, voice director for the series. The convention will be taking place at the Victoria Inn Hotel, near the airport.

Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Cast Reunion Panel at Fan Expo 2013 featuring Susan Roman, Katie Griffin, Linda Ballantyne, Toby Proctor and John Stocker

The convention will be holding individual panels for each voice actor on the main stage throughout the weekend. Saturday will feature Linda Ballantyne at 11am, Toby Proctor at 1pm, Susan Roman at 2pm and Katie Griffin at 3pm. Sunday continues with John Stocker at 1pm and Ron Rubin at 2pm. In addition to these guests the Wonderland Video Room will be screening episodes of Sailor Moon throughout the weekend.

Tickets are still available for $35 for the weekend or $20 for a single day.

Anime Expo to host a huge Sailor Moon reunion with nine voice actors in LA this July

Unplugged Expo Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Panel - Day 1

This 4th of July weekend, July 3rd to the 6th, Anime Expo in Los Angeles will be playing host to a huge number of Sailor Moon voice actors. A few weeks ago the first round of guests were announced as the convention would welcome all five of the Sailor Soliders, Linda Ballantyne, Sailor Moon, Karen Bernstein, Sailor Mercury, Katie Griffin, Sailor Mars, Susan Roman, Sailor Jupiter and Stephanie Morgenstern, Sailor Venus. This past weekend another bunch of actors were added with Toby Proctor, Tuxedo Mask, Mary Long who voice Molly, Catsy and JunJun, Ron Rubin, Artemis and John Stocker, voice director for the movies and final two seasons.

All of these actors have done many other voice acting roles. This gathering is once again being billed as part of the Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary which was first celebrated in February of 2012. This July the 20th celebration will be well into it’s third year. Will we continue celebrating Sailor Moon’s 20th Anniversary up until it’s 25th Anniversary? Only time will tell!

Sailor Moon voice director John Stocker to appear at Toronto ComiCon December 15th

John Stocker mentioned that FUNimation will dub the new Sailor Moon anime

This coming Sunday is Toronto ComiCon, a one day convention at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This convention will feature John Stocker, voice actor and voice director, as one of it’s guests. John Stocker contributed a few voices to the Sailor Moon English dub and most notably was the voice director for the Sailor Moon S and SuperS seasons.

Fans of John Stocker should check out our interview with him from Fan Expo 2012.

John Stocker interview at Fan Expo 2012