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    Friday October 2, 2020
  • 16-Year-Old Hikaru Imamaki to Star in The New Prince of Tennis Musical This Winter

    "I'm very honored to be playing the lead role in a new stage of the series that has been loved by so many people."

    16-year-old Hikaru Imamaki (Momosuke Oikawa in i☆Chu The Stage) is confirmed to star as the protagonist Ryoma Echizen in "Musical The Prince of Tennis II: The First Stage," the forthcoming first musical adaptation of Takeshi Konomi's The New Prince of Tennis sports manga. Check out more details including his Twitter message after the jump!

  • Tuesday September 15, 2020
  • Saiyuki Musical to Return with Its 9th Show "-Sunrise-" in February 2021

    Hiroki Suzuki (Mikazuki Munechika in Touken Ranbu) reprises his role as Genjyo Sanzo

    The musical adaptation of Kazuya Minekura's fantasy action manga Saiyuki started its history with its first show "-Go to the West-" in September 2008, and has been loved by the fans of the series for more than ten years. Its latest ninth show "-Sunrise-," which will be the final chapter of the Hazel Arc, is confirmed to be performed in Tokyo and Osaka in February 2021. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday September 4, 2020
  • Takeshi Konomi's The New Prince of Tennis Manga to Get Its First Musical Adaptation

    Meanwhile, The Prince of Tennis musical will enter its fourth season

    Takeshi Konomi's The New Prince of Tennis sports manga will get its first musical adaptation in near future, announced on The Prince of Tennis musical project site today on September 4. The original The Prince of Tennis musicals have performed more than 1,800 times and sold 2.9 million tickets since 2003. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday August 28, 2020
  • Teppei Koike-starring New Rurouni Kenshin Musical Canceled due to COVID-19

    "It would be difficult to deliver the full appeal of the play that we originally wanted the audience to enjoy."

    The official website for the new musical adaptation of the "Kyoto Arc" of Nobuhiro Watsuki's action jidaigeki manga series Rurouni Kenshin announced today that its all 50 performance at IHI Stage Around Tokyo are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hit the jump for more details including the messages from the organizers and the director.

  • Friday May 22, 2020
  • The Prince of Tennis Musical 3rd: National Tournament Seigaku vs Rikkai to be Streamed on YouTube for Free

    The two-part plays will be available for a limited time of 24 hours after their live-streaming

    The official website for The Prince of Tennis Musical series announced today that its two-part latest show "The Prince of Tennis Musical 3rd Season: National Tournament Seigaku vs Rikkai" will be live-streamed for free on its official YouTube channel on May 30 and 31, 2020. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday March 12, 2020
  • Rurouni Kenshin Gets New Musical Adaptation Starring Teppei Koike

    Takarazuka Revue's Shuichiro Koike again serves as writer/director

    A new musical adaptation of the "Kyoto Arc" of Nobuhiro Watsuki's action jidaigeki manga series Rurouni Kenshin is set to be performed this fall at IHI Stage Around Tokyo, which is known for its 360-degree round audience seats. 34-year-old actor Teppei Koike (L in the Death Note musicals) is cast as the protagonist Kenshin Himura. Hit the jump for more details including a video message from Koike.

  • Tuesday February 4, 2020
  • 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

    Sports manga and anime Ace of the Diamond is preparing to go onstage! The musical adaptation of the popular series will go up in Tokyo and Osaka this summer. Get a sneak preview after the jump!

  • Sword Boys Attack in Seventh Touken Ranbu Musical

    New stage show reveals title, key visual, and new cast

    Sword boys are taking the stage again! The seventh Touken Ranbu musical has been announced complete with new title, new cast members, and a colorful key visual. Take it all in after the jump!

  • Monday February 3, 2020
  • Cast are Ready to Begin Their Adventure in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Musical Main Visual

    The tickets for the final show in Tokyo were sold out only in three days

    The official website for the upcoming stage musical adaptation of Square Enix's free-to-play smartphone RPG Final Fantasy Brave Exvius formally opened today with a main visual to introduce its main cast in their character costumes, featuring its two protagonists in the center: Alan Abe as Rain and Hiroki Nakada as Lasswell. See how the cast portray their characters after the jump!

  • Monday January 20, 2020
  • Check Out Photos from Death Note The Musical 2020 with All-new Cast Members

    The new version is scheduled to be performed in Tokyo, Shizuoka, Osaka, and Fukuoka

    As the opening for the Tokyo Tatemono Brillia HALL theater in Ikebukuro, the 2020 version stage musical adaptation of the Death Note manga series kicked off on January 20, 2020. The new version features all-new Japanese cast members, including 31-year-old Ryota Murai as Light Yagami and singer-songwriter Fu Takahashi as L. See photos from its first day after the jump!

  • Monday December 2, 2019
  • Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Musical Reveals 1st Key Visual Featuring Rain & Lasswell

    General sales of the tickets will begin on February 1, 2020

    The upcoming stage musical adaptation of Square Enix's free-to-play smartphone RPG Final Fantasy Brave Exvius has announced its main cast and schedule, and also posted a first key visual featuring its two protagonists, Rain (Aran Abe) and Lasswell (Hiroki Nakada). Learn more about the highly-anticipated play after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 15, 2019
  • Smartphone RPG Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Gets Musical Adaptation in March 2020

    Fumiya Matsuzaki (Mobile Suit Gundam 00 stage play) is attached to write and direct

    A stage musical adaptation of Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, a free-to-play smartphone RPG published by Square Enix, is set to be performed in Tokyo and Kobe in March 2020. The spin-off game of the Final Fantasy franchise started its service in Japan in April 2015, and has been downloaded more than 40 million times worldwide. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday October 10, 2019
  • Your Lie in April Romantic Drama Manga Gets Musical Adaptation Starring Yuta Koseki & Tatsunari Kimura

    22-episode TV anime adaptation is available on Crunchyroll

    A musical adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's romantic drama manga Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso / Your Lie in April is set to be performed at Tokyo Tatemono Brillia HALL in Tokyo in July 2020. 24-year-old Yuta Koseki and 25-year-old Tatsunari Kimura double cast for the role of its male protagonist Kousei Arima. Hit the jump for more information.