K: Missing Kings Stage Play Reveals 3 More Cast Members
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The cast now includes:
Kento Ono as Reisi Munakata
Kaoru Marimura as Seri Awashima
Yūya Kido as Saruhiko Fushimi
Yoshihiko Aramaki as Kuroh Yatogami
Karin Isobe as Anna Kushina
Juri as Izumo Kusanagi
Keisuke Ueda as Misaki Yata
Yoshihide Sasaki as Yukari Mishakuji
Kenichi Suemitsu is directing the stage play and writing the script. The play will run in Kyoto at the Kyoto Gekijō from October 19-22, and then in Tokyo at The Galaxy Theatre from October 26-29.
The first stage play, titled Butai K, ran in Tokyo from August through October 2014. The second play, titled K Dai-ni-Shō: Arousal of King, ran in Tokyo and Osaka in August 2015. The third play, K: Lost Small World, ran in Tokyo in July 2016.
The original 13-episode K television anime series aired in Japan starting in October 2012. The anime inspired the K: Missing Kings sequel film in July 2014, and then the 13-episode K: Return of Kings television anime series premiered in October 2015.
The anime is getting an upcoming theatrical anime project titled K: Seven Stories that will open in theaters "sequentially" starting in summer 2018.
The franchise has also inspired novels, CDs, and manga.