Danganronpa Stage Play Reveals Main Visual For Tokyo Run
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the Danganronpa The Stage 2016 ~Kibō no Gakuen to Zetsubō no Kōkōsei~ (Danganronpa The Stage: 2016 The Academy of Hope and the High School Student of Despair) stage play revealed the play's new visual on Friday for its Tokyo run.
The staff additionally revealed that Tōru Kazama is returning from the first play in the role of Hope's Peak Academy's principal in a video performance within the play.
Kanata Hongou as Makoto Naegi (returning from original play)
Rei Okamoto as Kyōko Kirigiri
Yuichi Nakamura as Byakuya Togami
Kanon Nanaki as Toko Fukawa
Masaya Matsukaze and Shōhei Osada (double cast) as Yasuhiro Hagakure
Shun Matsuo and Masaaki Amenomiya (double cast) as Hifumi Yamada
Reina Ikehata as Celestia Ludenberg
Yuya Miyashita as Leon Kuwata
Kaoru Gotō as Sayaka Maizono
Mitsu Mirata as Mondo Owada
Taishi Sugie as Kiyotaka Ishimaru
Shizuo Yamasaki as Sakura Ogami
Haruka Ishida (AKB48, returning from original play), Mizuki (THE HOOPERS), and Chinami Moriyama (triple cast) as Chihiro Fujisaki
Sumire Satō (SKE48), Karen Iwata (AKB48), Matsuda Sakii (triple cast) as Yuta Asahina
Sayaka Kanda as Junko Enoshima (returning from original play)
TARAKO as Monokuma
The official website revealed last month that voice actress TARAKO will voice Monokuma in the stage play, replacing Nobuyo Oyama in the role.
The play is a rerun of the original 2014 stage play, which adapts the first game. The play will run in Tokyo from June 16 to 26, in Nagoya on July 1 and 2, in Osaka from July 7 to 10, and in Kanagawa from July 14-16. Tatetsu Tashio is directing the play and writing the scripts, while the game series' original composer Masafumi Takada is composing the music for the play.
The first stage play debuted in October 2014, while the second stage play, Super Danganronpa 2 ~Sayonara Zetsubō Gakuen~ (Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Academy), debuted last December.