Prince of Tennis Musical's 3rd Season Trailer Introduces Cast
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ticketing agency E Plus streamed a trailer for the third season of the Prince of Tennis musicals on Monday. The video showcases the cast and characters of the musical from both Seishun Academy and Fudomine Junior High.
The cast for Seigaku include:
Kazutoshi Yoshida as Ryoma Echizen
Takuma Zaiki as Tezuka Kunimitsu
Shun Ishida as Shūichirō Ōishi
Yuki Kamisato as Shusuke Fuji
Reo Honda as Eiji Kikumaru
Ryōsei Tanaka as Sadaharu Inui
Kōdai Takikawa as Takashi Kawamura
Shuto Mashima as Takeshi Momoshiro
Hiroki Sana as Kaoru Kaidō
Seiya Shimo as Satoshi Horio
Ryu Shinohara as Katō Kachirō
Arata Sarashina as Katsuo Mizuno
The cast for Fudomine include:
Soramu Aoki as Kippei Tachibana
Kento as Shinji Ibu
Ryujirō Izaki as Akira Kamio
Taro Nakamura as Tetsu Ishida
Ryōtarō as Masaya Sakurai
Masaki Takane as Kyōsuke Uchimura
Tatsuya Kobayashi as Tatsunori Mori
Yukio Ueshima is directing the play and Yuji Mitsuya wrote the script. Toshihiko Sahashi is composing the music.
The third season has new actors from the previous iterations. The first musical in the season covered the matches between Seigaku and Fudomine Middle Schools. The musical held its first performance in Tokyo on February 13, and will run in several cities across Japan until May 17. The musical's latest performance was in Osaka, where it first opened in April 23, and will hold its last performance in the city on May 3, before returning to Tokyo. The musical also ran in Taiwan from February 28 to March 1 and in Hong Kong from March 7 to March 8.
The musical's March 22 performance in Tokyo's Nippon Seinenkan earned the musical series a total of two million spectators since its 2003 premiere.
The first season of musicals ran from 2003 to 2009 and the second season ran from 2011 to 2014.