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2016 Danganronpa Stage Play Announces Additional Cast

posted on 2016-02-22 06:00 EST
Haruka Ishida, Sayaka Kanda reprise roles from 2014 play

The official website of Danganronpa The Stage 2016 ~Kibō no Gakuen to Zetsubō no Kōkōsei~ (Danganronpa The Stage: The Academy of Hope and the High School Student of Despair), the latest stage play adaptation of Spike Chunsoft's Danganronpa visual novel adventure game, announced more cast for the play last Friday.

The new cast includes:


Haruka Ishida (AKB48, returning from original play), Mizuki (THE HOOPERS), and Chinami Moriyama (triple cast) as Chihiro Fujisaki


Sumire Satō (SKE48), Karen Iwata (AKB48), Matsuda Sakii (triple cast) as Yuta Asahina


Sayaka Kanda as Junko Enoshima (returning from original play)

The previously announced cast members include:


Kanata Hongou as Makoto Naegi (returning from original play)


Rei Okamoto as Kyōko Kirigiri


Yuichi Nakamura as Byakuya Togami


Kanon Nanaki as Toko Fukawa


Masaya Matsukaze and Shōhei Osada (double cast) as Yasuhiro Hagakure


Shun Matsuo and Masaaki Amenomiya (double cast) as Hifumi Yamada


Reina Ikehata as Celestia Ludenberg


Yuya Miyashita as Leon Kuwata


Mitsu Mirata as Mondo Owada


Taishi Sugie as Kiyotaka Ishimaru


Shizuo Yamasaki as Sakura Ogami

The play is a rerun of the original 2014 stage play, which adapts the first game. It will run in Tokyo from June 16 to 26, in Nagoya on July 1 and 2, in Osaka from July 7 to 10, and in Kanagawa from July 14-16. Tatetsu Tashio is directing the play and writing the scripts, while the game series' original composer Masafumi Takada is composing the music for the play.

The first stage play debuted in October 2014, while the second stage play, Super Danganronpa 2 ~Sayonara Zetsubō Gakuen~ (Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Academy), debuted last December.

Source: 4Gamer


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