Perhaps you might be familiar with a rumor that is currently
the Internet describing the dubbing of Sailormoon Sailor Stars, as sent
people of the Toonami Mailing List. It tells about such wonderful
the brand new girl band, The Three Lights, a trio of female singers
Kyra, Jessica, and Sasha, and how the villains turn people into Star
Stealers. Well, I hate to break to y'all, but...It's all fake. Every
word of it. How do I know? Easy - I WROTE THE ENTIRE E-MAIL.
started as a
simple April Fool's prank to a pair of Sailor Moon lists. It was
with inside jokes and statements that were so obviously fake that I
thought anyone would believe them. Yet it seems that the e-mail was
others, who sent it to others, who posted it on forums, newsgroups,
mailing lists...it's all over the Net! Of course, the version
the Net conveniently clips out the end of the message, in which I wrote
"APRIL FOOLS!" and assured everyone reading that it was fake, and also
out the beginning which has my name on it. Some versions of it even
people claiming that they themselves originally received the e-mail.
so, now people are seriously believing that my entire goofy prank is in
a real press release from Cartoon Network. In case you HAVEN'T heard
rumor, or never saw the original post, then here's the rumor portion of
"Dear Toonami Fans:
This message has been loaded with inside jokes, and in my original
even used the name of a member of my favorite band as the person who
supposedly received the original e-mail. Basically, people - DON'T
EVERYTHING YOU READ! The Internet is often filled with false
anyone familiar with this website can relate to. Please, folks - use
heads. Don't pass something along that seems fake, and to whoever
the joke in order to confuse unsuspecting fans - you should be ashamed of
yourself. I hope that now that I've written the truth behind this
the word will get out that this is fake and that less fans will be
by someone else's even more twisted idea of a joke.
Ever since we began airing Sailor Moon S and Super S during our
block of programming, we have been receiving anxious letters from
fans wondering just one thing-Will Sailor Moon Stars be dubbed?
We've repeatedly stated that we can't actually dub the episodes
ourselves, but we've promised Cloverway, the company that is currently
charge of the dubbing, that once they give Stars to us, we will air it.
Well, we've finally received all 34 episodes of the Sailor Moon Stars
We have plans to begin airing them on July 27th! For those of you who
familiar with the Stars season, we'd like to sum it up for you:
*The evil Neherenia makes one last go at the Scouts, and almost
This first section of Sailor Moon Stars resolves the ending of the
arc of episodes and propels us straight into the exciting ending series
Sailor Moon! Plus, the new scouts from S finally return! Yes, it's your
friends Amara, Michelle, Trista, and Hotaru! Plus, Sailor Moon becomes
Eternal Sailor Moon, and gets the Eternal Moon Scepter.
*After the Neherenia scandal is taken care of, Serena and her friends
discover that their favorite girl group, the Three Lights, are touring
their hometown! And of course, they're the biggest fans of this spicy
female superstars! There's Kyra Lights, a black haired woman who
becomes like a sister to Serena. There's Jessica Lights, a very tall
who likes books even more than Amy. Then there's the feisty Sasha
with a temper even meaner than Raye's!
*At the same time, a mysterious group of NEW Scouts shows up-The
Scouts! There's Sailor Star Fighter, who attacks with "Star Serious
Sailor Star Maker, who attacks with "Star Gentle Raindrop," and
there's Sailor Star Healer, who attacks with "Star Sensitive Inferno."
mysterious Scouts are searching for their princess, Princess Fireball.
just who is Fireball?
*Serena comes home one day to find out that she suddenly has a
SISTER! Shades of Rini? This little girl, named Little Rini, also
Sailor Mini Mini Moon! Wow!
*Plus, there's the new villains lurking around - Galaxia, who seeks the
of the Star Crystals. She sends out her minions, Iron Mouse, Lead Crow,
Aluminum Siren, and Tin Kitty, who keep turning people into Star
when they get their Star Crystals. Looks like the Scouts have their
out for them!
Thank you so much for your support of Toonami. We're also nearing a
expand our Toonami line-up this summer with Escaflowne, Cowboy Beebop,
Ursula's Kiss. Stay tooned!
D. Leugner, Director of Programming at Cartoon Network"