The official website for the new stage musical adaptation of the Death Note manga series has announced that 21-year-old actor Shouma Kai was chosen as one of the two cast for its protagonist Light Yagami from the audition with 2,416 participants. He is best known as Parado/Kamen Rider Para-DX in Kamen Rider Ex-Aid. Hit the jump for more information.
After the announcement on Thursday, the official website for the forthcoming musical based on Hiromu Arakawa's manga adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka's fantasy novel The Heroic Legend of Arslan has posted a 25-second video message from 21-year-old Tsubasa Kizu, who is cast as the protagonist Arslan. Check out the clip and the messages from the manga and novel creators after the jump.
A new stage musical adaptation of the Death Note manga series created by Tsugumi Ohba (story) and Takeshi Obata (art) is set to return in January 2020, and its main cast members, including 30-year-old actor Ryota Murai as Light Yagami and singer-songwriter Fu Takahashi as L, are revealed today. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for the musical adaptation of Nitroplus and DMM Games' collectible card browser video game Touken Ranbu has posted a key visual and a 60-second teaser PV for its upcoming yet-titled new show to be performed in Japan from August to October 2019, introducing its six main cast members. Meet the sword boys who are ready for their new battle after the jump!
Reimagined Sherlock Holmes story Moriarty the Patriot is coming to the stage as a musical this spring! The show's official Twitter account has released nine cast photos. Check out history's greatest criminal and his associates after the jump!
The official website for the all-new anime film based on Higasa Akai's The Royal Tutor comedy manga announced today that three-version live-action prologues featuring its five main voice cast as their characters will be attached to the film. Watch a teaser clip introducing the cast in costume after the jump.
The official website for the all-new anime film based on Higasa Akai's The Royal Tutor comedy manga announced today that Shohei Hashimoto and Shogo Sakamoto are cast as Ivan and Eugene Alexandrovich, the first and second prince of the Romano Kingdom who make their first appearance in the film. The two actors are also set to play their characters in the forthcoming second musical as well. Check out their visuals after the jump!
It is confirmed today that a musical adaptation of Ryu Fujisaki's fantasy action manga in the late 1990s, Hoshin Engi, is set to be performed at EX THEATER ROPPONGI in Tokyo in January 2019. Its official website also opens with a teaser visual introducing the protagonist Taikobo portrayed by 24-year-old Shohei Hashimoto (Setsuna F. Seiei in Mobile Suit Gundam 00 stage play). Hit the jump for more information.
The Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon franchise's 25th anniversary project site announced today that the cast of its latest musical show "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon The Super Live" are invited to perform in the opening ceremony of the forthcoming National Cherry Blossom Festival 2019 to be held at Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. on March 23, 2019. Hit the jump for more details.