New Yona of the Dawn Stage Play Reveals 1st Visual, More Cast Members
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Akatsuki no Yona ~Hiiro no Shukimei-hen~ (Yona of the Dawn: Scarlet Destiny Chapter), the new stage play adaptation of Mizuho Kusanagi's Yona of the Dawn (Akatsuki no Yona) manga, revealed a picture visual of Yona and Hak in costume on Saturday. (The below image is a reconstruction of the manga illustration pictured near the end of this article.)
The site also revealed more cast members for the play on Monday. The main cast includes:
DISH// band member Masaki Yabe as Hak
Ikkei Yamamoto as Gija
Shunsuke Nishikawa as Jaeha
Chihiro Okutani as Sinha
Tsubasa Kizu as Zeno
Yūta Higuchi as Yun
Minami Tsurimoto Tae-jun
Mayumi Tsukiyama as Gi-Gan
Tōru Kugasawa as Kum-ji
Shō Jinnai as Su-won
The website also lists 17 other cast members without respective roles.
The play will run at Tokyo's EX Theater Roppongi from November 15-25. Yūsuke Hayakawa is writing the script and Makoto Ōzeki is directing.
Viz Media licensed the manga, and it shipped the 13th volume in North America on August 7. The company describes the story: "A red-haired princess loses her family and her kingdom—now she must rise and fight for her throne!"
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