Ace of the Diamond Is up to Bat as a New Musical

High school sports manga/anime will feature music composed by member of GARNiDELiA

 

Lots of sports anime and manga have taken the leap to stage musicals over the years. Next in line is baseball series Ace of the Diamond, which gets the stage treatment this summer!

 

The adaptation will be written and directed by Akira Yamazaki, of theatrical company warui-shibai. Takuya Shiono of dance troupe Umebou will provide choreography, fresh off his work for the upcoming My Hero Academia: The "Ultra" Stage. GARNiDELiA's toku will compose the score.

 

 

The primary cast has also been announced. Yojiro Itokawa will star as Eijun Sawamura, Yuta Kashizawa will play Eijun's rival Satoru Furuya, and Allen Kohatsu will play catcher Kazuya Miyuki.

 

 

Ace of the Diamond: The Musical will be performed in Tokyo June 25-30, followed by a run in Osaka from July 3-5. Tickets will go on sale soon, with members of the official Ace of the Diamond fan club getting first dibs.

 

>> Ace of the Diamond: The Musical Website


Source: Comic Natalie

 

 

Get in the game—watch Ace of the Diamond on Crunchyroll!

 

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