Tokyo Ghoul Manga Author Draws 18 Sword Boys for Touken Ranbu Musical's First Playbook Covers

One of the most popular "2.5 dimensional musicals" will return in the summer of 2019

The official website for the musical adaptation of Nitroplus and DMM Games' collectible card browser video game Touken Ranbu announced today that the cover illustrations of its first three playbooks to be released on July 18, 2019, are newly provided by manga artist Sui Ishida, best known for his internationally popular Tokyo Ghoul series. Each cover features the six sword boys who are the main characters in the story. The price for the three books is 1,600 yen (before tax/about 14.77 US dollars).




"Atsugashiyama Ibun" (May - June 2016)



"Bakumatsu Tenrouden" (September - November 2016)



"Mihotose no Komoriuta" (March - April 2017)



The musical series' next show "Kishou Hongi" is scheduled to be performed in Tokyo, Osaka, Hyogo, and Fukuoka from August 3 to October 27, 2019. Advance sale of the 9,000 yen ticket will begin on June 23.


Main visual



Teaser PV



Main cast:

  • Akashi Kuniyuki: Hiroki Nakada (31/Tasuku Senoo in Prince of Stride The Live Stage
  • Sengo Muramasa: Motohiro Ota (32/Sunsuke Imaizumi in Yowamushi Pedal stage plays) 
  • Tonbokiri: spi (31/Taisuke Otsubo in Kuroko's BAsketball stage plays) 
  • Tsurumaru Kokunaga: Kurumu Okamiya (20) 
  • Otegine: Ryosei Tanaka (Sadaharu Inui in The Prince of Tennis musical) 
  • Kotegirigou: Shogo Tamura (20/Hinohikari in RICE on STAGE Love Rice)




  • August 3 - 18, 2019: The Galaxy Theater (Tokyo)
  • August 30 - Spetember 8, 2019: Sankei Hall Bleeze (Osaka)
  • September 14 - 28, 2019: AiiA 2.5 Theater Kobe (Hyogo)
  • October 4 - 6, 2019: Harmony Cinq Kita Kyushu Soleil Hall (Fukuoka)
  • October 19 - 27, 2019: Tokyo Dome City Hall (Tokyo)



Source: Musical "Touken Ranbu" official website / Twitter


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