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Terror in Resonance Anime Gets Stage Play Adaptation

posted on by Karen Ressler
Megumi Han, Mitsuaki Kanuka to reprise roles as Five, Mukasa

NEGA Design Works opened a website for a stage play adaptation of Terror in Resonance (Zankyō no Terror) on Friday. The play will run in Tokyo from March 2-6.

Shutaro Oku (Persona 3, Ghost in the Shell Arise stage plays) is directing the play off a script by Jun Kumagai (Hamatora, Persona 3 the Movie #1 Spring of Birth).

The cast includes:

Top row:

Middle row:

  • Megumi Han as Five
  • Misaka Momose as LiSA Mishima
  • Katsuhiko Ibuka as Hamura

Bottom row:

Megumi Han and Mitsuaki Kanuka are reprising their roles from the anime.

Funimation streamed the original anime series as it aired in Japan beginning last summer, and describes the story:

Legendary director Shinichiro Watanabe and famed composer Yoko Kanno are back with a suspense-filled intellectual thriller!

In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to stop the paranoia spreading across the population.

While the world searches for a criminal mastermind to blame for this tragedy, two mysterious children – children who shouldn't even exist – masterfully carry out their heinous plan. Cursed to walk through this world with the names Nine and Twelve, the two combine to form “Sphinx,” a clandestine entity determine to wake the people from their slumber – and pull the trigger on this world.

[Via Otakomu]

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