Advance ticket sales for the Shonen Jump readers will begin on November 11
The official website for the forthcoming stage play adaptation of Koyoharu Gotoge's dark fantasy manga Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has released a first key visual and two solo visuals of 20-year-old Ryota Kobayashi (Katsuki Bakugo in My Hero Academia The Ultra Stage) as the protagonist Tanjiro Kamado and 16-year-old Akari Takaishi (Nyaa Hashimoto in Mr. Osomatsu stage play) as his sister Nezuko.
The highly-anticipated play is written/directed by Kenichi Suemitsu, who has been worked on the stage play adaptations of the Touken Ranbu series since 2016. And Shunsuke Wada, known for his works for Live Spectacle Naruto and Hyper Projection Play Haikyu!!, provides music.
It is scheduled to be performed at The Galaxy Theater in Tokyo from January 18 to 26, 2020, then at AiiA 2.5 Theater Kobe in Hyogo Prefecture from January 31 to February 2. Advance ticket sales for the Shonen Jump annual readers will be held between November 11 and 17.
The first main visual:
Ryota Kobayashi as Tanjiro Kamado:
Akari Takaishi as Nezuko Kamado:
©Stage Play "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" Production Committee 2020