The Rising of The Shield Hero's Postponed Stage Play Newly Set for July 2021

All of the original cast members are confirmed to return



The official website for the postponed stage play adaptation of Aneko Yusagi's fantasy light novel series The Rising of the Shield Hero has announced that it is newly set to be performed at Theater Sun Mall in Tokyo from July 15 to 25, 2021.


The stage play directed by Ken Ougida (Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits stage plays) 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. However, all of the shows were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


All of the original cast members, including Yuuya Uno as Naofumi Iwatani and Karin Isobe as Raphtalia, are confirmed to return. Further details such as timetable and ticket sales will be announced at a later date.









The cast filmed a no-audience performance for a DVD/Blu-ray release at the original Osaka venue (COOL JAPAN PARK OSAKA TT Hall) on March 27, 2020, the play's scheduled opening day. The 7,000-yen DVD and the 7,500-yen Blu-ray were released in Japan in September of the year. You can see how the cast portrayed their characters on stage in a two-minute PV below.





Main cast: 


  • Naofumi Iwatani: Yuuya Uno (Kunimitsu Tezuka in The Prince of Tennis musicals) 
  • Raphtalia: Karin Isobe (Sayaka Saeki in Bloom Into You stage play) 
  • Raphtalia (childhood): Elena Kamata  
  • Motoyasu Kitamura: Ikkei Yamamoto (Shuichirp Ohishi in The Prince of Tennis musicals) 
  • Ren Amaki: Yuuho Matsui (Shun Izuki in Kuroko's Basketball stage plays) 
  • Itsuki Kawasumi: Taiga Fukazawa (Masaru Saiga in Karakuri Circus stage play) 
  • Erhard: Maruyama Atsushi (Utsusemimaru/Kyoryu Gold in Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger
  • Myne Sophia / Malty S. Melromarc: Sarah Emi Bridcutt (the anime voice cast of the character)
  • Slave dealer: Kotori Kojama 
  • Aultcray Melromarc XXXII: Isamu Ishizuka
  • Filo: Yuuna Sekine (Sakura Amamiya in New Sakura Wars the Stage
  • Knight Commander Nopus: Kenta Nishi  
  • Deputy Commander Sabre: Kiyoshi Ohno
  • Eyck: Ryuya Ishigami






Source: Scissors Blitz press release


© 2019 Yusagi Aneko/KADOKAWA/The Rising of the Shield Hero production committee


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