A new key visual, the main cast, and the main staff have been revealed for Mononoke ~Bakeneko~, an upcoming stage play adaptation based on the Mononoke and Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales TV anime about a mysterious medicine peddler combatting dark forces in Edo era Japan. Read on for more.
Fans of chilling and macabre tales of supernatural horror in Tokyo will soon be in for a treat, because a stage play adaptation based on the 2007 TV anime Mononoke will run at the HIKOSEN Theater venue in February 2023. Read on for more.
Fans in Japan who missed their chance at seeing the live productions of the Spirited Away stage play will soon have new opportunities to catch up. Hit the jump to learn more.
Originally scheduled to run in July of 2022 but delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a stage play adaptation that serves as a prequel story to the ODDTAXI TV anime is back on track. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual (featuring the main cast in full costume and makeup) has been revealed for FUUTO PI the Stage. Hit the jump to check it out.
It's time to saddle up, because a new key visual, additional staff, and additional cast have all been revealed for Umamusume: Pretty Derby ~Sprinter's Story~, an upcoming stage play adaptation based on the popular mixed media franchise by Cygames that re-imagines famous race horses as horse-girls who love to race. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some quick news for all you lovers of science out there: Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It, a TV anime based on the romantic comedy manga by Arifred Yamamoto about researchers attempting to measure their romantic attraction in a scientific manner, is being adapted into a musical stage play that will run from December 22 - 23, 2022, at the YES THEATER venue in Osaka. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kamen Rider will soon be investigating the Japanese theater scene, because a stage play adaptation has been announced for FUUTO PI, the anime sequel series to the 2009 live-action tokusatsu hero show, Kamen Rider W. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual has been published for Ouran High School Host Club f (the 'f' is pronounced as "Forte"), the second musical stage play adaptation based on the romantic comedy manga by Bisco Hatori about a young lady who gets more than she bargains for when she's pressed into working in a high school host club populated by handsome young men. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some quick news for fans of music and josei manga: Nodame Cantabile, a romantic comedy manga by Tomoko Ninomiya about a genius piano prodigy whose life is turned upside down when he meets a gifted young lady who plays in the cantabile style, is being adapted into a stage musical that will be performed in Tokyo during the fall season of 2023. Hit the jump to learn more.
The VR Noh Ghost in the Shell stage play - a production inspired by Masamune Shirow's classic cyberpunk manga that incorporates classical theatre traditions and modern stage technology to create an immersive impression of a virtual reality world - will be staged for the first time using a 360 degree stage in Tokyo in November of 2022. Hit the jump to learn more.
A pair of cool new key visuals featuring the main cast in full costume and makeup have been published for the upcoming third stage play adaptation of Space Battleship Tiramisu, a science fiction comedy manga written by Satoshi Miyakawa and illustrated by Kei Ito about a brilliant but anti-social young pilot who spends all his spare time in the cockpit of his battle mecha. Hit the jump to learn more.