All of the performances in Osaka and Tokyo have been postponed
The official blog for the postponed stage play adaptation of Aneko Yusagi's fantasy light novel series The Rising of the Shield Hero announced on April 12 that the stage play's official pamphlet and a DVD/Blu-ray including its no-audience performance filmed on March 27 will be available on the online store Scissors Blits.
The stage play was originally planned to be performed at COOL JAPAN PARK OSAKA TT Hall in Osaka from March 27 to 29, 2020, then at Theater Sun Mall in Tokyo from April 2 to 12. As with other stage plays in Japan, all of the performances have been postponed due to the spread of COVID-19 throughout Japan. The announcement for the postponement was made just before its opening day. A new performance schedule has not yet been finalized.
Despite the postponement, the cast performed the play without audiences at the Osaka venue on March 27, and it was filmed for the DVD/Blu-ray release. The 2,500-yen official pamphlet will be shipped within three business days after the payment, and the 7,000-yen DVD and the 7,500-yen Blu-ray are scheduled to be shipped in September 2020.
Taiga Fukazawa (Itsuki Kawasumi) says on Twitter, "Today is supposed to be the final day of the stage play 'The Rising of the Shield Hero'! And what a surprise!!! A DVD and Blu-ray including the no-audience performance and the pamphlet will be sold by mail order! It would be great if you could enjoy the world of 'The Rising of the Shield Hero' as much as possible! Until next time. ^ ^"
- Naofumi Iwatani: Yuuya Uno (27/Kunimitsu Tezuka in The Prince of Tennis musicals)
- Raphtalia: Karin Isobe (25/Sayaka Saeki in Bloom Into You stage play)
- Raphtalia (childhood): Elena Kamata (10)
- Motoyasu Kitamura: Ikkei Yamamoto (30/Shuichirp Ohishi in The Prince of Tennis musicals)
- Ren Amaki: Yuuho Matsui (28/Shun Izuki in Kuroko's Basketball stage plays)
- Itsuki Kawasumi: Taiga Fukazawa (25/Masaru Saiga in Karakuri Circus stage play)
- Erhard: Maruyama Atsushi (36/Utsusemimaru/Kyoryu Gold in Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger)
- Myne Sophia / Malty S. Melromarc: Sarah Emi Bridcutt (30/the anime voice cast of the character)
- Slave dealer: Kotori Kojama (32):
- Aultcray Melromarc XXXII: Isamu Ishizuka (57)
- Filo: Yuuna Sekine (25/Sakura Amamiya in New Sakura Wars the Stage)
- Knight Commander Nopus: Kenta Nishi (34)
- Deputy Commander Sabre: Kiyoshi Ohno (39)
- Eyck: Ryuya Ishigami
© 2019 Yusagi Aneko/KADOKAWA/The Rising of the Shield Hero production committee