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Starmyu Musicals Get New Spinoff in January

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Shuffle Revue to run in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka

The official website for the STARMYU musicals revealed on Saturday that a spinoff titled Shuffle Revue will run in three cities beginning on January 23. The website also revealed a teaser visual for the musical.

The musical's cast includes:

  • Taishi Sugie as Yūta Hoshitani
  • Shōta Yamanaka as Tōru Nayuki
  • Kōta Shinzato as Shū Kūga
  • Keito Sakurai as Rui Tatsumi
  • Naoya Kitagawa as Eigo Sawatari
  • Yuzuki Hoshimoto as Akira Ugawa

All of the cast members are reprising their roles.

The musical will run at EX Theater Roppingi in Tokyo from January 23-27, Kyoto Gekijo in Kyoto on January 30, and Morinomiya Piloti Hall in Osaka from February 2-3.

The Starmyu anime's first stage musical adapted the anime's first season and ran in Tokyo and Osaka in 2017. A spinoff musical focused on Team Hiiragi titled Caribbean Groove ran at the Maihama Amphitheater in April. The second full stage musical, titled Musical Starmyu -2nd Season-, ran in Tokyo and Osaka in July.

The anime's third season will premiere in summer 2019. The anime will feature the first appearance of the new Kao Kai (Cherry Blossom Flower Association).

The new OVA for the series, titled Starmyu in Halloween, will ship on October 24. The anime will tell a story about Hoshitani and friends on Halloween, and will feature a music video for the song "Storytellers."

The first 12-episode Starmyu television anime series premiered in Japan in October 2015. Funimation streamed the series as it aired, and it describes the story.

Ayana Academy: home of musical dreams and insane competition. New student Yuta Hoshitani dreams of being in show business, but to get there he'll have to gain acceptance from the Kao Kai (Cherry Blossom Flower Association), Ayana Academy's three highest ranking students. For Yuta and his friends to get into the music department, they'll have to get into the Star Frame class, which is taught by the Kao Kai members. Though the newcomers are struggling, they catch the interest of one of the Kao Kai members, which just might send them on the starlit journey they've been dreaming of!

The anime project also includes a two-part original video anime (OVA) project. The first OVA, which serves as episode 13 of the anime, shipped in July 2016. The second OVA, which serves as episode 14 of the anime, shipped in September 2016.

The anime's second 12-episode anime season premiered in April 2017. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired. Crunchyroll began streaming the first series in January.

Sources: Starmyu musicals' website, Comic Natalie


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