Top-ranking group members take the leads in upcoming stage play
The legend of the Katana Maidens continues... this time, on stage!
Katana Maidens ~ Toji no Miko is warming up for a stage show, featuring members of SKE48 as the sword-wielding heroines. Taking the five lead roles are the five members who won a popularity poll run on the group's official smartphone app. The main cast consists of:
Makiko Saito as Kanami Etou:
Yoshino Kitagawa as Mai Yanase:
Ryoha Kitagawa as Yukari Origami:
Saki Takeuchi as Sayaka Itomi:
Marika Tani as Hiyori Juujou:
The five idols will be joined by a cast of (at least) fifteen more performers for the show, which will go up this November.
Source: Anime! Anime!
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