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    Monday April 16, 2018
  • "DIVE!!" Stage Play Reveals Two More Cast Members

    Actors Hikaru Makishima and Takuma Zaiki join the theatrical adaptation based on Eto Mori's novel series

    Two more cast members have been revealed for the DIVE!! stage play, an upcoming theatrical production based on the series of novels by Eto Mori about a group of middle school students who pursue the sport of competitive diving. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday March 29, 2018
  • "DIVE!!" Stage Play Visual Reveals Lead Actor in New Key Visual

    Adaptation based on novel series & sports manga by Eto Mori plays in Tokyo in September and Osaka in October of 2018

    DIVE!! THE STAGE!!, an upcoming stage play based on the novel series and manga by Eto Mori about a group of middle school boys who pursue the sport of competitive diving, has revealed a dynamic new key visual featuring lead actor Takeru Naya in costume and make-up as the main character, Tomoki Sakai. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday February 26, 2018
  • Stage Play Adapts Makoto Shinkai's "The Place Promised in Our Early Days"

    Theatrical production directed by Yuko Naito heads to Tokyo in April of 2018 and Osaka in May of 2018

    The Place Promised in Our Early Days, a 2004 theatrical anime film written and directed by Makoto Shinkai (your name.), is being adapted into a stage play that will include production runs in Tokyo in April of 2018 and Osaka in May of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday October 22, 2017
  • "Astro Boy" Remake "Pluto" to Tour the World for Tezuka's 90th Birthday

    The stage version of the "grown-up" manga reimagining debuts new cast and visual.

    Astro Boy is going grim and gritty, and it's touring the world! Manga adaptation PLUTO is back onstage with new and returning cast members, and the new production will be hitting theaters in both Japan and Europe. Find out more after the jump!

  • Friday October 20, 2017
  • "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time" Stage Play Heads to Tokyo

    Adaptation based on 1965 science fiction novel by Yasutaka Tsutsui will run for 10 performances in February of 2018

    The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (known in Japan as Toki wo Kakeru Shōjo), a classic 1965 romantic science fiction novel about a high school girl who accidentally acquires the power to time-travel, is being adapted into a stage-play that will run for 10 performances at the Panasonic Globe Theatre in Tokyo in February of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday September 15, 2017
  • "Blue Exorcist" Stage Play Shows Off Cast in New Visuals

    4th stage adaptation of Kazue Kato's supernatural action manga heads to Tokyo in October and Kobe in November

    Blue Exorcist is gearing up for its 4th stage play adaptation with performances in Tokyo in October and Kobe in November, and to whet the audience's appetite for supernatural action, the official home page and Twitter feed have released new key visuals, including a poster with the entire cast in costume and make-up and a short clip featuring stage combat. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Monday August 14, 2017
  • Brothers Prepare for Battle in "Blue Exorcist" Stage Play Poster

    4th stage adaptation of Kazue Kato's supernatural action manga heads to Tokyo in October and Kobe in November

    Tickets go on sale soon for the 4th stage play to adapt Kazue Kato's Blue Exorcist manga, and the production has released a new key visual depicting the main cast getting ready for a supernatural rumble. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Monday February 6, 2017
  • "Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem" Takes to the Stage this Spring

    Stage adaptation of samurai manga will feature members of "DA-iCE" and "EXILE."

    Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem comes to life this spring on stage in Osaka and Tokyo. Get your first look at the cast and crew after the jump!

  • Saturday August 13, 2016
  • "Alice in Deadly School" Anime Adaptation Announced

    Zombie survival stage play is part of the Actidol Project, which combines theater, animation, and idol music

    Gekidol, aka the Actidol Project, has announced that their zombie survival stage play Alice in Deadly School - Paradox is being adapted into an anime entiteld Alice in Deadly School - The Animation. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday July 8, 2015
  • "Mitsuami no Kami-sama" Manga Receives Theatrical Live Event

    Adaptation of Machiko Kyō's award-winning manga will star Junichi Suwabe and Kana Hanazawa

    Mitsuami no Kami-sama, an award-winning manga by Machiko Kyō, is being adapted into a live theatrical event featuring music, sand art, animation, and live readings by actors. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday February 20, 2015
  • New key visual for “Live Special NARUTO” stage play

    Ninja spectacle invades the stage beginning March 21 in Tokyo

    Does the new Naruto stage play look kinda cool, or does it look totally awesome? Hit the jump to find out.

  • Saturday October 26, 2013
  • "The Eccentric Family" Theater Play Set For 2014

    Live action play opens in January 2014 in Tokyo

    The live-action theater play based on the novel The Eccentric Family by Japanese theater group Atelier Duncan will open next year in Tokyo and, of course, in Kyoto. Ticket sales open next week in Japan for both locations. The play is subtitled as "Shichi Henge Ongaku Geki (7 Transformation Musical)" and this will be the second time that Atelier Duncan works with the novel by Morimi Tomihiko. More after the jump!

  • Friday October 18, 2013
  • "Uta No Prince Sama" Official Theatrical Troupe Announced

    Princes also active on Twitter until February

    Shining Office, the artist management agency in Uta No Prince Sama has announced the formation of the Shining Theatrical Troupe, 3 theatrical troupes made up of idols which will have new songs, drama CD releases and merchandise sales. As a part of the promotion, the current official character Twitter accounts will also be active from now until February 28th, blurring the line of reality and fiction in the minds of fangirls. Read more, after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 8, 2013
  • New Live Entertainment Theater's "Nobunaga The Fool" Voice Cast Revealed

    Popular voice actors perform roles while Shoji Kawamori directs the play

    The multidimensional theater project by Satelight and Avex Live Creative titled The Fool has had its voice cast confirmed for the first play in Nobunaga The Fool, planned for December. The event is a new live entertainment show that combines live voice acting by voice actors, live physical acting by actors on stage and live music.  More after the jump!

  • Sunday September 29, 2013
  • "Natsume Yujincho" Sound Theater Home Video Release Announced

    Blu-ray and DVD will also include new OVA!

    Natsume Yujincho was recently turned into a unique play called a Sound Theater in Japan and the cast took the stage on September 28th. The reader's theater performance will now be available as a Blu-ray or DVD with a new OVA early next year in Japan. The Limited Edition will also include a CD-ROM with Nyanko Sensei digital contents and a color booklet. More after the jump!