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K: Missing Kings Stage Play Reveals Key Visual, Live Viewing

posted on 2017-09-30 19:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Live viewing screens in Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan on October 29

The official website for the stage play adaptation of the K: Missing Kings anime film revealed a new key visual on Friday. The visual features 14 cast members in costumes.

The website also revealed that the play will get live viewing screenings at theaters in Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The live viewings will screen on October 29 during the play's final performance.

The cast members include:

Yoshihiko Aramaki as Kuroh Yatogami


Kandai Ueda as Mikoto Suō


Karin Isobe as Anna Kushina


Juri as Izumo Kusanagi


Takahisa Maeyama as Tatara Totsuka


Kenya Nakao as Rikio Kamamoto


Kaoru Marimura as Seri Awashima


Yūya Kido as Saruhiko Fushimi


Yoshihide Sasaki as Yukari Mishakuji

Kento Ono as Reisi Munakata


Keisuke Ueda as Misaki Yata


Konona Shiba as Neko


Natsuki Ōsaki as Yashiro Isana


Momoya Koyama as Kukuri Yukizome


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.

Viz Media licensed the original K anime series, K: Missing Kings, and K: Return of Kings. Hulu and Neon Alley streamed the first K anime series and the K: Return of Kings sequel series.

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.

[Via Nijimen]


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