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Brave10 Stage Play's Visual, Cast Revealed

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Yūichi Nakamura plays Saizō Kirigakure in play running June-July

The staff of the stage play adaptation of Kairi Shimotsuki's Brave10 manga revealed a new visual for the play on Monday. The visual shows actor Yūichi Nakamura in costume as protagonist Kirigakure Saizō.

The wraparound jacket band of the first and final compiled book volume of the Brave10 Tawamure spinoff manga revealed more photos of Nakamura in costume on Monday.

The other cast members include: (Historical and fictional Japanese names are listed family name first here, while modern names are listed given name first.)

Top row, left to right:

  • Yū Imari as Sanada Yukimura
  • Karin Isobe as Isanami
  • Kōdai Miyagi as Unno Rokurō
  • Asana Mamoru as Anastasia

Middle row, left to right:

  • Keito Sakurai as Yuri Kamanosuke
  • Naoya Kitagawa as Sarutobi Sasuke
  • Shūto Washio as Kakei Jūzō
  • Shō Arai as Miyoshi Seikai
  • Ryū Shinohara as Benmaru

Bottom row, left to right:

  • Allen Kohatsu as Nezu Jinpachi
  • Riona Tatemichi as Ishikawa Goemon
  • Ryōtarō Kosaka as Date Masamune
  • Kōsuke Asuma as Hattori Hanzō

The stage play will run from June 28 to July 2 at the Zenrosai Hall Space Zero in Tokyo. Jun Yoriko is directing the play, penning the script, and handling video.

The original manga's story reimagines the legendary adventures of the 10 brave warriors assembled by the warlord Sanada Yukimura in the year 1600, in the middle of Japan's tumultuous Sengoku (Warring States) era. Shimotsuki launched the original manga in 2006, and Kadokawa published the manga's eighth and final volume in 2011.

Shimotsuki launched the Brave10 S sequel manga in the first issue of Monthly Comic Gene in 2011, and ended the series in March 2016. Kadokawa published the manga's ninth and final volume (pictured at right) in March 2016.

Shnimotsuki launched the Brave10 Tawamure manga in Monthly Comic Gene last June, and ended it on January 14. The spinoff series focuses on Kirigakure Saizō, Sarutobi Sasuke, and Hanzō Hattori.

The original Brave10 manga inspired a television anime in 2012, and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan. NIS America released a Blu-ray Disc box of Brave10 in 2013.

Source: Comic Natalie


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