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Cheer Boys!! Cheerleading Novel Gets Stage Play in December

posted on 2016-07-20 02:10 EDT
TV anime about university squad also now airing

A stage play adaptation of Ryō Asai's Cheer Danshi!! (Cheer Boys!!) novel has been green-lit. The play, titled Live Performance Stage Cheer Danshi!!, will run at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo from December 9 to 18.

The play will star Reo Honda, Kazuki Furuta, Yūya Hirata, Kōki, Kōji Saikawa, Yū Fukuzawa, and Akira Takano. Masami Itō will direct the play, and is also co-writing the script with Oropa Irie.

The original youth novel revolves around the "slightly odd and cute" members of a cheerleading squad at a men's university. Shueisha published the novel in 2013. A television anime anime adaptation premiered on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and TV Aichi on July 5, and on BS11 on July 6. Funimation is streaming the anime with English subtitles, and will also debut an English dub.

Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee manga creator Hiroyuki Asada is providing the original character designs for the anime. Ai Yoshimura (Blue Spring Ride, Dance with Devils) is directing the series at Brains Base

Kenichi Kondō launched a manga adaptation titled Cheer Danshi!! GO BREAKERS on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ app on April 5.

Source: Comic Natalie


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