Shochiku's official YouTube channel has started streaming a 60-second highlight clip from the ongoing kabuki stage play adaptation of Masashi Kishimoto's ninja action manga Naruto, introducing its main cast, including Bando Minosuke II (28) as Naruto Uzumaki and Hayato Nakamura (24) as Sasuke Uchiha. The clip also features the play's theme song "Tenjyou no Kanata" (Beyond the Heaven) provided by eight-member Japanese rock band Wagakki Band.
The first kabuki play adaptation of the manga is scheduled to be performed at Shinbashi Enbujo in Tokyo from August 4 to 27, 2018, twice in a day at 11:00 and 16:30. Its 3,000-15,500 yen tickets are already almost sold out.
Video message from Bando Minosuke II (Naruto Uzumaki)
Hayato Nakamura (Sasuke Uchiha)
Ennosuke Ichikawa IV (Madara Uchiha)
Ainosuke Kataoka VI (Madara Uchiha)
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