I just got the Eternal Edition Volume 1 from my Barnes & Noble today. It's really good so far and I think the translation is far better than any of the other manga editions, sans the continued usage of "Sailor Guardian" (I don't care if it was an official term mandated by Naoko/Toei, I still think "Sailor Soldier" sounds superior, the term "guardian" doesn't usually imply a fighter/soldier).
The side stories are going to be included. They mimic the manga kanzeban edition in Japan, which have them in order of publication and not in separate volumes. They are part of the 10 volume manga. Sailor V has her own kanzenban edition, which I believe is a given that after they finish Sailor Moon they will release as well. It is in 2 volumes and sadly didn't get a brand new cover art.
True, plus the very first cover art is used and it all look pretty stylish. Never been a fan of the 10th anniversary chibified covers. And the quality paper, bigger size and all the color pages included is a big deal as well.
And at this point I doubt we're ever getting new/reissued art books. That's something they've been promising since before Crystal was even announced. It's been like 7-8 years at this point and we've gotten nothing since but broken promises and a magazine ad featuring what was ostensibly supposed to be the cover art for the first volume. We'll probably get the Crystal adaptation of Stars before we get a new art book.
Apologies for the wait. I meant to have this done before Christmas, but preparations and a certain purple dragon got in the way. Fingers crossed that volume three will be done more promptly, but I have a feeling that Kingdom Hearts 3 will get in the way of that.