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Reborn! Stage Play Reveals Main Visual, 8 More Cast Members

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Stage play based on Akira Amano's manga runs in September-October

The official website for the stage play adaptation of Akira Amano's Reborn! manga revealed a new main visual on Friday.

The site has also revealed eight more cast members:

  • Taizō Shiina as Ken Jōshima
  • Seiya Inagaki as Chikusa Kakimoto
  • Rino Hirayama as M.M.
  • Shōta Kawakami as Lancia
  • Yui Itō as Kyōko Sasagawa
  • Seira Nagashima as Haru Miura
  • Maki Toyota as Bianchi
  • Kaito Kumagai as Fuuta

Previously revealed cast members include:

Neeko (Reborn! anime's lead voice actress) as Reborn

Ryōhei Takenaka as Tsunayoshi Sawada

Kōsuke Kuwano as Hayato Gokudera

Ryōsuke Yamamoto as Takeshi Yamamoto

Teru Uesugi as Ryōhei Sasagawa

KIMERU as Lambo

Yūta Kishimoto as Kyōya Hibari

Masanari Wada as Mukuro Rokudō

The Katekyō Hitman Reborn! The Stage play will run in Tokyo at The Galaxy Theatre from September 21-30, and then in Osaka at the Mielparque Hall from October 3-6. Maruichirō Maruo is directing and penning the script.

Viz Media released 16 volumes of the 42-volume manga in North America, and it describes the story:

When Reborn, a fedora-wearing, gun-toting toddler, arrives and says he's come to groom Tsuna for his future as boss of an Italian organized crime family, Tsuna is more than a little skeptical. But Reborn may have the "magic bullet" necessary to turn Tsuna's life around!

Amano launched Reborn! in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2004, and ended it in 2012. The manga's television anime adaptation ran from 2006 to 2010. Crunchyroll and Viz Media streamed the anime adaptation outside Japan. Discotek Media announced its license of the anime on Wednesday.

The "Amano Akira Illustrations Exhibition" event presented a special collaboration mini anime video of Amano's Reborn! and ēlDLIVE manga when it opened in July 2016. The video featured the first anime footage of Reborn! in six years since the television anime ended in 2010.

Source: Reborn! the Stage play's official website via Nijimen

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