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Hakuoki Stage Musical Photos Unveiled

posted on by Karen Ressler
Show ran in Kyoto this past weekend; will run in Tokyo, ship on DVD

Japanese anime news source Animate.tv unveiled photos from the Hakuoki stage musical, which ran in Kyoto January 10-12. The musical will open in Tokyo from January 17-25, and a DVD of the performance will ship in Japan on May 22.


Nobihiro Mōri is directing the musical and Toshihiko Sahashi is composing the music, and the cast includes:

Junya Ikeda as Heisuke Tōdō
Marina Tanoue as Chizuru Yukimura
Yūki Izawa as Toshizō Hijikata
Daisuke Hirose as Sōji Okita
Shōhei Hashimoto as Hajime Saitō
Maasa Igarashi as Sanosuke Harada
Shūto Miyazaki as Shinpachi Nagakura
Taira Imata as Isami Kondō
Ryōsuke Mikata as Keisuke Sannan
Shōta Takasaki as Susumu Yamazaki
Naoya Gomoto as Kyūju Amagiri
Yūsuke Kashiwagi as Kyō Shiranui
Manji Edogawa as Kōdō Yukimura
Erika Yanagita as Senhime
Shogo Suzuki as Chikage Kazama

Idea Factory's Hakuōki Shinsengumi Kitan romance adventure game from Otomate, Idea Factory's brand aimed at female players, shipped in Japan for the PS3 in 2010, and was released in North America in May.

The story of the game and its anime adaptation center around the historical Shinsengumi samurai group in Kyoto during the 19th century.

The Hakuōki anime franchise includes the 12-episode Hakuōki series, the 10-episode sequel series Hakuōki Hekketsu-roku, and the 6-episode Hakuōki Sekkaroku OVA series. The franchise also includes a prequel television anime series and two films that premiered in 2013. Sentai Filmworks licensed the franchise in 2013.


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