Linda Ballantyne and Toby Proctor, the voices of Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask, to appear at Otafest in Calgary May 15th to the 17th

Linda Ballantyne and Toby Proctor at Otafest

Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, and Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask, will be appearing at Otafest at the University of Calgary May 8th to the 10th. Amongst other events the convention will feature a live script reading of a Sailor Moon script with the two of them voicing their characters. I wonder what script they are planning to use, as the two have never appeared in the same episode together.

Linda Ballantyne is the third voice of Sailor Moon, voicing the character for the 3rd and 4th seasons, Sailor Moon S and SuperS. During these episodes the voice of Tuxedo Mask was provided by Vince Corazza. Toby Proctor is the second voice of Tuxedo Mask, taking over after Rino Romano voiced him for only a few episodes, covering most of the first two seasons, Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon R. Toby Proctor’s Tuxedo Mask acted opposite Terri Hawkes, who was herself the second voice of Sailor Moon.

The schedule of events for Otafest is already online. Friday at 7:30pm North American the Voice Acting Roundtable will included Linda Ballantyne and Toby Proctor. This is followed by an autograph session at 8:30pm. Saturday afternoon the two actors have another autograph session at 1:30pm. The Sailor Moon script reading will take place on Sunday afternoon at 2pm

Sailor Moon episode 1 - Usagi runs into Mamoru

See Linda Ballantyne, Katie Griffin, Susan Roman, Toby Proctor and Cherami Leigh at Toronto Comic Con March 20th to the 22nd

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

This coming weekend is Toronto Comic Con in Toronto, Canada. As the city where the original English dub of Sailor Moon was recorded this is always a great place to find voice talent from Sailor Moon! At this year’s convention stars of the original and new Sailor Moon dub will be in attendance. Check it out to meet stars of the DiC/Cloverway dub of the anime Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, Katie Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, Susan Roman, the voice of Sailor Jupiter and Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask. Also in attendance will be Cherami Leigh, the voice of Sailor Venus from Viz’s new English dub of Sailor Moon.

Cherami Leigh - The voice of Sailor Venus

Linda Ballantyne, Toby Proctor, Katie Griffin, Susan Roman and Jennifer Cihi to appear at MaltaComics Expo Halloween weekend

MaltaComics Expo

The cast of Sailor Moon will be in Europe for the first time! This Halloween weekend, October 31st to Novemeber 2nd 2014, Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask, Katie Griffin, the voice of Sailor Mars, Susan Roman, the voice of Sailor Jupiter, and Jennifer Cihi, singer for many song from the DiC dub, will be appearing at MaltaComics Expo in Valletta, Malta.

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

Jennifer Cihi is often referred to as the singing voice of Sailor Moon as she is credited as Sailor Moon, Princess Serena and Sailor Mars on tracks of the Sailor Moon: Songs From the Hit TV Series and Lunarock albums. Though Sailor Moon never actually sang in the English dub many of the songs she provided the voice for had a narrative that presented them as the voice of Sailor Moon. During the original 65 dubbed episodes she sang “I Wanna Be A Star!” from the episode “So You Want to Be a Superstar”, “My Only Love” from when Princess Serena is revealed in “A Crystal Clear Destiny”, “Carry On” which plays during the fight with Beryl and “It’s A New Day” which plays when Serena wakes up after that same fight in “Day of Destiny” and “Call My Name” which is sung by Raye at the Autumn festival during “Raye’s Day in the Spotlight”. Jennifer Cihi returned to sing on the second soundtrack, providing the vocals for “The Power of Love” which played during the battle with Wiseman in “Final Battle”, “I Want Someone to Love”, “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and “Who Do You Think You Are?”.

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!

Fan Fiction The Show Sailor Moon returns to Toronto with Linda Ballantyne and Toby Proctor June 19th

Fan Fiction The Show Sailor Moon

Fan Fiction is returning to Toronto and this time Linda Ballantyne, the voice of Sailor Moon, will be joining Toby Proctor, the voice of Tuxedo Mask, at this comedy special. The show takes place Thursday June 19th at 9:30pm at the Comedy Bar at 945 Bloor St. West in downtown Toronto.

Toby Proctor dressed as Tuxedo Mask for Fan Fiction The Show Sailor Moon

Fan Fiction The Show is a recurring comedy special that consists of a live comedic reading of Fan Fiction of one franchise or another with various comedians playing the parts of characters from these franchises. Fan Fiction The Show Sailor Moon was a great success when it first took place last July and had Toby Proctor dressed up as Tuxedo Mask for his performance. For thoughts on that check out our interview with Toby Proctor at Fan Expo 2013.

Get your tickets through NXNE. Follow Fan Fiction The Show on Facebook or Twitter to keep up with their other shows.

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.