Alice in the Country of Hearts Musical Revival Cast Announced

posted on by Karen Ressler
Musical ran in February; will run again in January 2016

The official website for the Alice in the Country of Hearts (Heart no Kuni no Alice - Wonderful Wonder World) musical is now listing the cast for a revival performance that will be held from January 16-24 in Tokyo. The musical was first performed from February 4-11.

The cast is:

Top row, left to right:

  • Kiyo Matsumoto (Amnesia the musical) as Alice Liddell
  • Yū Yoshioka (Prince of Tennis the Musical, Sengoku Basara the stage play) as Blood Dupre
  • Ryoko Isogai (Amnesia the musical, Samurai 7 the stage play) as Elliot March
  • Kento Mizusawa (Hakkenden the musical) as Tweedle Dee
  • Keito Sakurai as Tweedle Dum
  • Mikako Ishii (Sailor Moon the musical) as Vivaldi

Bottom row, left to right:

  • Ryūtarō Akimoto (Yowamushi Pedal Irregular musical) as Peter White
  • Masato Saki as Ace
  • Takeshi Hayashino (Prince of Tennis the musical, Macross the musical) as Mary Gowland
  • Seiya Konishi as Boris Airay
  • Yoshihiko Narimatsu as Julius Monrey
  • Shungo Takasaki (Gurren Lagann, Hamatora stage plays) as Nightmare

Kento Mizusawa and Ryūtarō Akimoto are new to the cast as Tweedle Dee and Peter White. The other cast members are returning.

The musical has seven different endings that will be performed on different days. The endings will focus on Blood, Elliot, Peter, Ace, Boris, Julius, and Nightmare.

A DVD of the musical shipped in Japan in June.

QuinRose's Alice fantasy romance adventure game franchise reimagines Lewis Carroll's classic fantasy novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with bishōnen. It has inspired the Alice in the Country of Hearts: Wonderful Wonder World anime and a large collection of spinoff manga. The original game launched in English for iOS and Android this past summer.

Tokyopop published the first Alice in the Country of Hearts manga adaptation in North America, and Yen Press picked up the license and finished the series in 2011. Yen Press also released the two-volume Alice in the Country of Hearts: My Fanatic Rabbit series. Seven Seas has published still more of the manga spinoffs and a light novel inspired by the Alice franchise.

[Via Nijimen]

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