Main staff and cast revealed for theater adaptation based on romantic comedy manga by Fujita
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, a romantic comedy manga by Fujita about the sometimes rocky relationships of people obsessed with pop culture, is being adapted into a stage-play that will run in Japan in May of 2022. The main staff for the play includes:
- Original work: Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku by Fujita (serialized by Ichijinsha)
- Director: Mizuki Sano
- Script: Masafumi Hata
- Production: KONTORA, Alice
The main cast of the play includes:
- Kazumi Doi as Hirotaka Nifuji.
- Marina Horiuchi as Narumi Momose.
- Ken Ogasawara as Taro Kabakura.
- Rio Tsubaki as Hanako Koyanagi.
- Masaki as Naoya Nifuji.
- And Soui Odagawa as Ko Sakuragi.
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku has also been adapted into a TV anime in 2018 and a live-action film in 2020. An English language version of the Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku manga is published by Kodansha Comics, who describe the story as follows:
Narumi Momose has had it rough: every boyfriend she’s had dumped her once they found out she was an otaku, so she’s gone to great lengths to hide it. When a chance meeting at her new job with childhood friend, fellow otaku, and now coworker Hirotaka Nifuji almost gets her secret outed at work, she comes up with a plan to make sure he never speaks up. But he comes up with a counter-proposal: why doesn’t she just date him instead? In love, there are no save points.
The Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku stage play will run from May 11 - 15, 2022 at the Theater Sun Mall venue in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: Comic Natalie
© Fujita / Ichijinsha
© Stage "Wotakoi" Production Committee
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