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K: Missing Kings Stage Play Reveals 3 More Cast Members

posted on 2017-06-17 09:30 EDT
4th play in franchise runs in Kyoto, Tokyo in October

The official website for the stage play adaptation of the K: Missing Kings anime film revealed three more of the play's cast members on Friday.

The cast now includes:

Kento Ono as Reisi Munakata


Kaoru Marimura as Seri Awashima


Yūya Kido as Saruhiko Fushimi


Yoshihiko Aramaki as Kuroh Yatogami


Karin Isobe as Anna Kushina


Juri as Izumo Kusanagi


Keisuke Ueda as Misaki Yata


Yoshihide Sasaki as Yukari Mishakuji

Kenichi Suemitsu is directing the stage play and writing the script. The play will run in Kyoto at the Kyoto Gekijō from October 19-22, and then in Tokyo at The Galaxy Theatre from October 26-29.

The first stage play, titled Butai K, ran in Tokyo from August through October 2014. The second play, titled K Dai-ni-Shō: Arousal of King, ran in Tokyo and Osaka in August 2015. The third play, K―Lost Small World―, ran in Tokyo in July 2016.

The original 13-episode K television anime series aired in Japan starting in October 2012. The anime inspired the K: Missing Kings sequel film in July 2014, and then the 13-episode K: Return of Kings television anime series premiered in October 2015.

Viz Media licensed the original K anime series, K: Missing Kings, and K: Return of Kings. Hulu and Neon Alley streamed the first K anime series and the K: Return of Kings sequel series.

The anime is getting an upcoming theatrical anime project titled K: Seven Stories that will open in theaters "sequentially" starting in summer 2018.

The franchise has also inspired novels, CDs, and manga.

[Via Nijimen]


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