Miyuki Kanbe

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Miyuki Kanbe

Miyuki Kanbe (神戸みゆき; real name "神戸美有紀"), born May 7, 1984, in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, was the third actress to play Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon in the Sailor Moon musicals. She first performed in 2000's Last Dracul, and her last show was Last Dracul Saishuu Shou - Chou Wakusei Death Vulcan no Fuuin in 2001. Miyuki also made appearances as a guest for the 2001 Fan Kansha event and the 2002 10th Anniversary Talk Show.

Miyuki was the third longest-running Sailor Moon.

Since performing in the musicals, Miyuki released various idol DVDs and performed two opening songs for the anime Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch. She also had a regular role in the tokusatsu production Kamen Rider Hibiki. She was set to play Eponine in the 2007 Japanese production of Les Misérables, a role previously held by another former Sailor Moon, Anza Ooyama, but became ill and had to leave the production. Her health continued to deteriorate, and Miyuki died of heart failure on June 18, 2008 at the age of 24.

Musicals[edit]

Miyuki performed as Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon in the following musicals: