Haikyu!! Stage Play to Return with New Karasuno High Cast Members in Fall 2019

Worry Kinoshita (One Piece Live Attraction) serves as writer/director once again

 

The official website for the stage play adaptation project based on Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed

sports manga Haikyu!! announced on May 13 that its new show featuring all-new cast members of Karasuno

High, including 16-year-old Kotaro Daigo (Sakamichi Onoda in the Yowamushi Pedal stage plays, Hodaka

Morishima in Makoto Shinkai's upcoming film Weathering with You) as the protagonist Shoyo Hinata, is

slated for the fall of 2019.

 

The "Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyu!!" series was launched in November 2015, and has attracted over 320,000

audience in Japan. Its sixth show "Saikyo no Team" (The Strongest Team), which was the last one for the

original cast members of Karasuno High, was performed in five cities from October to December 2018. Then

its seventh show "Tokyo no Jin" (The Siege of Tokyo) featuring the volleyball club members of Nekoma High

ran in three cities from April to May 2019. 

 

48-year-old Worry Kinoshita, who has worked on all of the seven shows, is once again attached to write and

direct the fall 2019 show.

 

 

Teaser CM

 

Teaser visual

 

 

 

New Karasuno High cast members:

 

  • Shoyo Hinata: Kotaro Daigo (16) 
  • Tobio Kageyama: Ryunosuke Akana (18) 
  • Kei Tsukishima: Ryosuke Yamamoto (23) 
  • Tadashi Yamaguchi: Yoshinari Oribe (18) 
  • Ryunosuke Tanaka: Ko Kanegae (26) 
  • Yu Nishinoya: Yuma Kitazawa (21) 
  • Chikara Ennoshita: Yushin Nakatani (23) 
  • Hisashi Kinoshita: Sean Osada (22) 
  • Daichi Sawamura: Sho Higano (28) 
  • Koshi Sugawara: Ryu Ichinose (21) 
  • Asahi Azumane: Yuya Fukuda (27) 

 


 

Source: Kodo Medias press release, "Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyu!!" official website / Twitter

 

© Haruichi Furudate/Shueisha, Hyper Projection Engeki "Haikyu!!" Production Committee 

 

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