Interest Tiger & Bunny Stage Play's Cast Photographed in Costume
posted on 2012-08-01 10:30 EDT
The official website for Tiger & Bunny the Live, the stage play adaptation of the costumed hero anime Tiger & Bunny, presented the cast in costume on Wednesday. The two lead voice actors from the anime are reprising their roles for the play — but only for the characters out of their hero suits.
Hiroaki Hirata as
Kotetsu T. Kaburagi
Masakazu Morita as
Barnaby Brooks Jr.
Rei Okamoto (Akai Ito) as
Karina Lyle/Blue Rose
Eitoku (Kamen Rider franchise) as
Keith Goodman/Sky High
Takeshi Hayashino as
Nathan Seymour/Fire Emblem
Minami Tsukui as
Pao-Lin Huang/Dragon Kid
Shōta Takasaki as
Kazutoshi Yokoyama as
Kenji Tominaga (Super Sentai, Kamen Rider franchises) as
Wild Tiger (Hero), pictured with Sky High
Kenta Nitta (Kamen Rider franchise) as
Barnaby Brooks Jr. (Hero)
Tiger & Bunny the Live will run at Tokyo's Zepp Diver City theater from August 24 to September 1. (The theater is at the same complex as the life-size Gundam and mini Gundam theme park. According to the official website, the play aims to have realistic action in hero "suits," an original story, and the latest techniques in theatrical productions.
Anime scriptwriter Yasuko Kobayashi (Shakugan no Shana, Trigun: Badlands Rumble) and playwright Tadahiro Mōri are co-writing the play. Taisuke Morisaki is serving as chief director, while Morihito Kamizato is the actual hands-on director. Osamu Kaneda, a director of many Kamen Rider projects, is an "acting creator."
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