New Live Spectacle Naruto Stage Musical Reveals Visuals For Suigetsu, Karin, Jūgo
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The official website for the Live Spectacle Naruto stage musicals revealed on Tuesday three cast visuals for Live Spectacle Naruto: Akatsuki no Shirabe (Live Spectacle Naruto: The Akatsuki Investigation), the new run that will feature a different story than the previous two productions.
Keishi Hagio as Suigetsu Hōzuki
Kanon Nanaki as Karin
Tomoya Yamaguchi as Jūgo
Previously revealed cast visuals inclde:
Kōdai Matsuoka as Naruto Uzumaki
Ryūji Satō as Sasuke Uchiha
Shinji Rachi as Itachi
The musical will run at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo from May 19 to June 4. The play will then run at Osaka's Mielparque Hall on June 16-22, and then again at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo from July 29-August 6.
New and returning cast members include:
- Yui Itō as Sakura Haruno
- Yūki Kimisawa as Kakashi Hatake
- Hiro Yūmi as Orochimaru
- Ryōsuke Okada as Kabuto Yakushi (replacing Tatsunari Kimura)
- Rei Fujita as Yamato
- Ryō Kitamura as Sai
- Seshiru Daigo as Tsunade
- Takeshi Hayashino as Kisame Hoshigaki
- Ryō Tsuji as Deidara
- Hironori Katayama as Tobi
Other confirmed cast members include Seiya Shirasaki, Shōgo Komagawa, Ren Miyagawa, Riku Noma, Atsumi Matsubayashi, and Saya Chinen. Akiko Kodama (Fairy Tail stage play) is returning from the previous two musicals to direct and write the play. Shunsuke Wada is composing the music.
The first musical held performances from March to May 2015 in Tokyo, Fukuoka, Osaka, and Miyagi. The musical then held international performances in Macau, Malaysia, and Singapore. The second run of the musical ran in Osaka and Tokyo from July-August 2016.
The first two musicals covered the manga's story from the first to 27th volume. The production included drama, songs, dance, and acrobatics.
Source: Comic Natalie