Tōken Ranbu Gets Outdoor Stage Play at Odawara Castle

posted on by Karen Ressler
Side story performance to be held before 4th stage play in December

The official website for the Tōken Ranbu stage plays announced a new side story stage play titled Tōken Ranbu Gaiden: Kono Yoru-ra no Odawara (Tōken Ranbu Side Story: Odawara of These Nights) on Monday. The play will have one performance outside at Odawara Castle om November 23.

The performance will feature the same cast as the upcoming Tōken Ranbu: Jo-den Mitsura Boshi Katanagatari stage play. In addition, the staff announced the following cast members playing historical figures (Note: Historical Japanese names are listed family name first here, while modern names are listed given name first):

  • Kento Takeshita as Fujiwara Ariyoshi
  • Kazuya Hayakawa as Hōjō Ujinao
  • Masashi Gōda as Nagao Akinaga

Tōken Ranbu: Jo-den Mitsura Boshi Katanagatari, the franchise's fourth stage play, will run from December 15-29. Touken Ranbu Giden - Akatsuki no Dokuganryū, the franchise's third stage play, ran from June to July. The second stage play, Touken Ranbu Kyoden - Moeyuru Honnōji ~ Saien, ran from last December to January. The first stage play, Touken Ranbu Kyoden - Moeyuru Honnōji, ran in May 2016.

The franchise also has a separate series of stage musicals.

[Via Nijimen]

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