Persona 3 Stage Play's Mitsuru, Akihiko Return for Persona 4 Arena Play

posted on 2014-08-17 08:30 EDT
Shiki Aoki also joins cast as Yukiko Amagi for upcoming stage play adaptation of fighting game

The official website for the Persona 4 Arena stage play announced last week that Asami Tano and Yuuki Fujiwara will return from the Persona 3 stage plays as their characters Mitsuru Kirijo and Akihiko Sanada, respectively.

In addition, Shiki Aoki will join the cast as Persona 4's Yukiko Amagi. Naoto Shirogane and Elizabeth are the only cast members remaining that have not been announced.

The cast will also star:
Keisuke Minami as Yu Narukami
Ryo Hirano as Yosuke Hanamura
Eiji Takigawa as Kanji Tatsumi
Mariya Ise as Chie Satonaka
Natsuko Aso as Rise Kujikawa
Kanon Miyahara as Aigis
Kaede Aono as Labrys

Film director Shutaro Oku directed the Persona 3 and Persona 4 stage plays before accepting this new assignment. Jun Kumagai, a writer on the Persona 4 television anime projects and the Persona 3 movies, is penning the script. Franchise regular Shoji Meguro is scoring the music with Atsushi Kitajō from Atlus. The official website and other venues will announce the cast, ticket information, and other details.

Tano and Fujiwara will return to star alongside each other as Mitsuru and Akihiko (seen in their costumes above) in the second Persona 3 stage play, PERSONA 3 the Weird Masquerade ~Gunjō no Meikyū~ (Persona 3: the Weird Masquerade ~The Ultramarine Labyrinth~) from September 16 to September 23 in Tokyo.

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