Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace Anime Gets 2nd Stage Play
posted on by Alex Mateo
The official website for the Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace anime revealed that the anime's second stage play adaptation titled Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace ~Panorama Shima no Kaijin (Mysterious Stories of Ranpo: Game of Laplace ~Phantom of Panorama Island~) will run from April 13 to April 22 at the Theater Sun Mall in Shinjuku, Japan.
The story follows Akechi, Kobayashi, and Hashiba as they investigate the mysterious resurrection of dead people in Panorama Island. Tomoharu Suzuki is directing the play and writing the screenplay. Makoto Uezu, the anime's screenwriter, is supervising the screenplay, and Kazuki Unebasami is serving as producer.
The cast includes:
- Ryō Kitazono as Akechi
- Rie Takahashi as Kobayashi
- Kaito Kumagai as Hashiba
- Takamitsu Fukuchi as Nakamura
- Shun Takagi as Kage Otoko (Shadow Man)
- Kōsei Shiozaki as Sunaga
- Asuka Takahashi as Chiyoko
- Akane Kohinata as Minami
- Karin Ogino as Tokiko
- Yoshiki Tani as Souichi Hashiba
- Noboru Washio as Komoda
- Shō Tomita as Kagami
The series' first stage play adaptation ran from April 12 to April 16 at Theater Sun Mall in Shinjuku.
The anime's story, loosely based on the works of classic mystery novelist Rampo Edogawa, takes place at a certain middle school where several murder cases take place. Kobayashi, a boy who goes to this school, meets genius detective Akechi, who comes to the school to investigate. Kobayashi takes an interest in Akechi and, in spite of his friend Hashiba's worries, he volunteers to be Akechi's assistant.
Source: MoCa News
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