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Ookiku Furikabutte/Big Windup Stage Play Reveals Cast in Costume

posted on 2017-11-09 02:45 EST
Stage play based on baseball manga debuts in February 2018

The official website for the stage play adaptation of Asa Higuchi's Ookiku Furikabutte (Big Windup!) manga revealed the play's cast in costume on Wednesday.

Shun Nishime as Ren Mihashi

Hiroki Ino as Takaya Abe

Koharu Kusumi as Maria Momoe

Atsushi Shiramata as Azusa Hanai

Takeru Naya as Yūichirō Tajima

Junpei Yasukawa as Kōsuke Izumi

Yūta Takehana as Yūto Sakaeguchi

Kenichi Yumoto as Fumiki Mizutani

Kenji Kamei as Shintarō Nishihiro

Shōta Sekine as Kazutoshi Oki

Ryō Motoki as Shōji Suyama

Miki Sawada as Chiyo Shino'oka

Shunsaku Tsutsui as Tsuyoshi Shiga

Sonde Kanai as Junta Takase

Junichi Katō as Kazuki Kawai

Yūichi Matsumoto as Shingo Shimazaki

Yūya Hirata as Motoki Haruna

Bishin Kawasumi as Kyōhei Akimaru

Tomoya Shimano as Naoto Kaguyama

Mashū Ishiwatari as Shūgo Kanō

Kōsuke Kaide as Hiroyuki Oda

Eisei Yoshida as Atsushi Hatake

The play will run from February 2-12 at the Sunshine Theater in Tokyo. Yutaka Narui is directing and writing the script.

The manga has been running in Kodansha's Monthly Afternoon magazine since September 2003, and the 28th volume shipped on September 22. The manga returned from an 11-month hiatus in July.

The story inspired two television anime seasons. Funimation released the first part of the anime in North America in 2009 and Nozomi Entertainment released the second season last year.

Source: Comic Natalie


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