News Fairy Tail Stage Play Visual Shows D-Boys' Shuuto Miyazaki as Natsu
posted on 2016-01-20 00:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The staff for the stage play of Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail manga unveiled a visual of D-BOYS actor Shuuto Miyazaki in costume as the protagonist Natsu Dragneel on Wednesday.
The play's official website lists the rest of the main cast:
- Atsushi Shiramata as Gray Fullbuster
- Naoya Gomoto as Brain/Zero
- Yamato Furuya as Midnight
- Ikkei Yamamoto as Cobra
- Kento Ono as Hibiki Lates
- Ren Ozawa as Lyon Vastia
- Hirofumi Araki as Jellal Fernandes
Akiko Kodama (Live Spectacle Naruto stage play director) is directing the production and pen the script. The play runs at the Sunshine Theatre in Ikebukuro, Tokyo from April 30 to May 9.
Mashima's original manga follows the adventures of the world's most notorious mage guild, Fairy Tail. The manga has also inspired two television anime, several previous original video anime projects, and several spinoff manga. The franchise's first anime film, Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess, opened in Japan in August 2012.
Kodansha released the manga's 52nd compiled book volume in Japan on November 17. Del Rey published the first 12 volumes of the original manga in North America, and Kodansha Comics resumed publishing the manga in English with the 13th volume in 2011. Kodansha Comics published the manga's 51st volume on November 24. Crunchyroll streamed the first anime series and is streaming the ongoing second television anime into several countries as it airs in Japan, and it is also releasing new chapters online as they are published in Japan. Funimation is releasing both anime series in DVD/Blu-ray Disc sets.