Beautiful Sailor Moon T-Shirts Released by UNIQLO’s UT Brand

06.August.2019 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

UNIQLO’s graphic t-shirt brand UT it collaborating with Sailor Moon to release a collection of t-shirts at UNIQLO stores across Japan and their online store on June 23.

The original Sailor Moon manga series written and illustrated by Naoko Takeuchi was the biggest shojo manga series of the 1990’s. It has been translated into 17 languages and the anime series has been made available in over 40 countries. The Sailor Moon 25th Anniversary Project began in 2017 and has brought about new anime series, a musical and more. In July this year, the manga series was released digitally and simultaneously worldwide for the first time.

 

To celebrate and help promote the digital distribution of the manga series, the t-shirt collection was made in collaboration with Naoko Takeuchi herself. The designs are enough to make the hearts of fans out there throb.

This design features Sailor Moon’s iconic pose when she declares, “In the name of the moon, I’ll punish you!”

This design showcases the classic scene when the Sailors send in their power to the Holy Grail. The dialogue has been translated into 10 languages in celebration of the international digital distribution of the manga.

The front of this t-shirt features the series logo while the back has the Sailors and Luna each with their respective colours.

The back of this t-shirt features Sailor Moon’s birthday scene. It comes with trendy tie-dye colouring.

This final design has a pocket with a picturesque scene of Azabu-Jūban, a district in Tokyo where the Protagonists live. There is also a cute embroidering of Luna above it.

 

From longtime readers to more recent fans, this is a collection you’re sure to enjoy!

 

©Naoko Takeuchi

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