Momoiro Clover Z updated the details for 12th single MOON PRIDE – jacket covers and audio previews revealed. Title track MOON PRIDE has tie-up as opening theme for anime Sailor Moon Crystal plus coupling track Gekkou (月虹) is featured as the anime’s ending theme. The title song is written and composed by REVO (Sound Horizon). Single MOON PRIDE comes on two editions hitting stores July 30th 2014 – updated details and audio previews follow.

Idol group Momiro Clover Z (Momoclo) most recently released digital single Moretsu Uchu Kokyokyoku Dai 7 Gakusho "Mugen no Ai" (Emperor Style) on June 4th 2014. The song is featured as the opening theme for anime movie Bodacious Space Pirates ABYSS OF HYPERSPACE – Aku no Shien that premiered February 22nd 2014. The song with different arrangement was originally featured in the anime’s 2012 TV series.

Previously Momoclo released their 11th single Naitemo Iindayo on May 8th 2014 and it gave the unit their first #1 on the Oricon weekly singles chart.

Anime Sailor Moon Crystal (Pretty Guardian SAILOR MOON Crystal) is an new adaption of the classic anime and manga by Takeuchi Naoko as part of celebrating its 20th anniversary. The story teaser:

Second-year middle school girl Tsukino Usagi is a little clumsy and a crybaby, but full of energy. She meets Luna, a black cat with a crescent moon on her forehead that transforms her into Sailor Moon, the pretty guardian of love and justice! Tsukino as a chosen guardian of justice has a mission to find the Illusionary Silver Crystal along with the other guardians and to protect the princess.

Mitsuishi Kotono (46) renews her roll as Sailor Moon. The anime will air its 26 episodes twice a month beginning July 5th 2014 in Japan. For North America Viz Media has licensed the anime and NicoNico Douga is planned to simulcast stream the anime world-wide. Trailer preview video below the release details.

Collaborating on their new single is composer/performer REVO of Linked Horizon/Sound Horizon who provided opening theme Guren no Yumiya for hit anime Attack on Titan (2013).

Single MOON PRIDE comes on two editions. Limited edition features anime themed illustrated jacket cover. Regular edition includes additional coupling track.

Audio previews below and anime trailer after the release details.

Momoiro Clover ZMOON PRIDE – release date July 30th 2014

Limited Sailor Moon Edition [CD+BD] (¥1714)
Regular Momoclo Edition [CD] ¥1143)
lyrics, music: REVO

2. Gekkou
lyrics: Shirosobi Sumire, music: Kosaka Akiko

3. MOON PRIDE (off vocal)
4.Gekkou (off vocal)
1. MOON PRIDE (music video)

2. Gekkou
3. Moon Revenge
lyrics: Fuyumorika Yoko, composer: Kosaka Akiko, arrangement: Hashimoto Yukari

4. MOON PRIDE (off vocal)
5. Gekkou (off vocal)
6. Moon Revenge (off vocal)



Momoiro Clover Z Official site

Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Project Official site

Sailor Moon Crystal (English) official site