Persona 3 Stage Play Gets Sequel With Musical Artist ZAQ
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Musical artist ZAQ will join the cast as the android Aigis in the upcoming stage play sequel PERSONA 3 the Weird Masquerade ~Gunjō no Meikyū~ (Persona 3: the Weird Masquerade ~The Ultramarine Labyrinth~).
ZAQ previously performed theme songs for Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!, [email protected], High School DxD New, Non Non Biyori, and Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! -Heart Throb-, among others. ZAQ released her first album NOISY Lab. on April 16. Her single for the Rail Wars ending theme will ship on August 20.
Shouta Aoi and Kana Asumi are returning as the male and female protagonists, respectively. Returning cast members include Maho Tomita as Yukari Takeba, Genki Okawa as Junpei Iori, Asami Tano as Mitsuru Kirijo, Yuuki Fujiwara as Akihiko Sanada, Marina Tanoue as Fuka Yamagishi, and Keisuke Ueda as Pharos.
Other cast members include:
- Mitsuru Karahashi
- Takeya Nishiyama
- Hiroichi Matsumoto
- Yuri Hane
- Waku Sakaguchi/Tomonori Suzuki (same role in different performances)
- Rei Fujita
The stage play will run between September 16 and September 23 at Tokyo's Theater 1010.
Makoto Kimura is directing the play, and Persona series composer Shoji Meguro is composing the music. Persona 4 The Animation script-writer Jun Kumagai is writing the script with Kotara Kagurazawa.
The play will again have separate performances for the male protagonist (played by Shouta Aoi) and the female protagonist (Kana Asumi), and the two will not appear on stage at the same time.
The first stage play, Persona 3: the Weird Masquerade ~Ao no Kakusei~ (Persona 3: the Weird Masquerade ~The Blue Awakening~), ran between January 8 and 12.
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