More Character Visuals Revealed for Naruto Stage Musical's New Run
posted on by Kyle Hallmark
The new visuals include:
Asahi Uchida as Zabuza Momochi
Kazuhiro Hirakawa as The Third Hokage
Tatsunari Kimura as Kabuto Yakushi
Miho Imamura as Haku
Yoshiaki Umegaki as Jiraya
Hiro Yūmi as Orochimaru
Previously revealed character visuals include:
Ryūji Satō as Sasuke Uchiha
Yui Itō as Sakura Haruno
Kenta Suga as Gaara
Yūki Kimisawa as Kakashi Hatake
The musical's official website will continue to reveal new character visuals over the course of the next two weeks. The rest of the play's cast revealed so far includes:
- Kaoru Fujiki as Ino Yamanaka
- Tatsuya Kobayashi as Shikamaru Nara
- Ryō Katō as Chōji Akimichi
- Yūta Iiyama as Kiba Inuzuka
- Shinichirō Ueda as Shino Aburame
- Saki Takahashi as Hinata Hyūga
- Yūgo Satō as Rock Lee
- Shigeki Yamada as Orochimaru's Incarnation
All of the revealed cast members except for Kaoru Fujiki and Tatsuya Kobayashi are returning from the first run of the musical. The character of Rock Lee is also new to this new run of the play.
The musical covers the manga's story from the first to 27th volume. The production includes drama, songs, dance, and acrobatics.
The musical will run from July 30 to August 7 at the Umeda Arts Theater in Osaka, and from August 13-28 at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo. Akiko Kodama (Fairy Tail stage play) will again direct and write the play.
Tickets will be available to official e-mail magazine subscribers from April 20-24, and general sales will be open to the public beginning on May 29.
The musical held performances last year from March to May in Tokyo, Fukuoka, Osaka, and Miyagi. The musical then held international performances in Macau, Malaysia, and Singapore. A DVD of the stage musical went on sale last August.
The musical is part of the ongoing "Naruto Shin Jidai Kaimaku Project" (Naruto's New Era Opening Project) marking the 15th anniversary of Masashi Kishimoto's original manga. The manga ended in November 2014.
Source: Comic Natalie
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