News Yowamushi Pedal's 8th Stage Play Reveals New Cast in Costume
posted on 2016-02-15 16:00 EST by Kyle Hallmark
Marvelous' official website for the upcoming Butai Yowamushi Pedal ~Sōhoku Shinsedai, Shidō~ (Stage Play Yowamushi Pedal ~Sōhoku New Generation, Start~) stage play based on Wataru Watanabe's high school bicycling manga Yowapeda (Yowamushi Pedal) revealed four new cast members in costume on Monday.
The cast members are:
Shinichirō Ueda as Ryūhō Danchiku
Tarō Nakamura as Sadatoki Sugimoto
Teruma as Kimitaka Koga
Shōgo Amō as Komari Kishigami
The website also updated with new visuals for the rest of the cast:
Yūki Ogoe as Sakamichi Onoda
Motohiro Ōta as Shunsuke Imaizumi
Yuki Torigoe as Shōkichi Naruko
Kōsuke Kujirai as Junta Teshima
Ryō Yashima as Hajime Aoyagi
Ikkei Yamamoto as Terufumi Sugimoto
Taizō Shiina as Issa Kaburagi
Keisuke Ueda as Sangaku Manami
Takuya Kawaharada as Tōichirou Izumida
Keisuke Higashi as Takuto Ashikiba
Kentarō Kanesaki as Masakiyo Dōbashi
Kento Masui as Nobuyuki Mizuta
Mitsu Murata as Akira Midōsuji
The official website also revealed a new visual depicting the cast in its entirety on Monday:
In addition, Yū Ichinose, Ryōta Kakegawa, Genki Itō, Chihira Kōno, and Wataru Murakami are again listed with the cast as "puzzle riders."
According to the teaser on its official website, the play will "plunge headlong into the new generation of Sōhoku High School" as the main character Sakamichi Onoda and the others enter their second year. Nishida Shatner is producing the play and writing the script, and manzo is composing the music.
The play will run in Tokyo from March 4-6, in Fukuoka from March 10-13, in Osaka from March 17-21, and in Kanagawa from March 25-27. Presale tickets went on sale from January 22-26 and regular tickets became available on February 6. General seating tickets cost 6,800 yen (about US$57), while premium tickets cost 9,800 yen (about US$82).
Butai Yowamushi Pedal ~Sōhoku Shinsedai, Shidō~ is the eighth in a series of plays based off of Wataru Watanabe's manga; the first installment premiered in 2012. The previous installment titled Yowamushi Pedal Futatsu no Chōten: IRREGULAR ran from October 8 to November 8.