High School Quiz Battle "Fastest Finger First" Gets Stage Play Adaptation in May 2018

TMS Entertainment-produced TV anime is now available on Crunchyroll

Iqura Sugimoto's high school quiz competition-themed manga Nanamaru Sanbatsu/Fastest Finger First will have its stage play adaptation in May 2018, under the title of "Nanamaru Sanbatsu THE QUIZ STAGE." Kyoto-based comedy theater company Europe Kikaku (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time: The Sequel)'s Norihiro Ohtoshi serves as writer/director. It is sceduled to be performed at Zenrousai Hall Space Zero in Tokyo from May 4 to 9. More information including its cast members will be annouced at a later date.




The manga has been serialized in Kadokawa's Monthly Younge Ace since December 2010, and currently 14

tankobon volumes are available in Japan. The story centers on a senior high school student, Shiki Koshiyama.

Invited by his classmate Mari Fukami, he is fascinated by the art of buzzer-pressing and decides to join his

school's quiz club.


Manga 1st and 14th volume covers



It was previously adapted into a 12-episode TV anime from July to September 2017, and has been available

to Crunchyroll members worldwide except for Asia. Masaharu Okuwaki (Kirarin Revolution, Age 12: A Little

Heart-Pounding) served as director for TMS Entertainment.


TV anime key visual



Source: "Nanamaru Sanbatsu THE QUIZ STAGE" official website


©"Nanamaru Sanbatsu THE QUIZ STAGE" Production Committee

© Ikura Sugimoto/KADOKAWA

©7○3× Quiz Research Society


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