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CONGRATULATIONS VIZ MEDIA!!!

This is absolutely outstanding Sailor Moon related news. The quotes can be found in this article with ICv2 here.

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The Sailor Moon part of the interview is below with Viz Media Vice President Publishing Leyla Aker and Director Publishing Sales and Marketing Kevin Hamric:

Anything else going on with VIZ that we haven’t talked about?

Hamric: On the anime side, just a small little thing called Sailor Moon.  Couldn’t be happier.  For two weeks we had the number one show on Hulu, not just in our category, but the #1 show wasSailor Moon.  It launched the week of Anime Expo at Fourth of July. 

Aker: That is also gratifying because that is one that we knew would do well, but not that well.  Then it just exploded.
 
Hamric: The pre-orders for the DVD/Blu-ray for this fall are already the largest VIZ has ever seen in its history.  Mass is taking a tremendous position on this.
 
Aker: Which is amazing because with mass merchants (along with other retailers), there’s a caution around girls properties.  Maybe the reason for Sailor Moon’s popularity is you can watch it at age 8 or age 38.  There’s the nostalgia buyers.
 
How are you going to age rate it? 

Aker:  The age rating will stay young teen because there’s no content in it to rate it older.

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