Psycho-Pass Stage Play Reveals Title, Visual, Additional Cast
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The official website for the stage play adaptation of Production I.G's Psycho-Pass franchise revealed the title, a teaser visual, and additional cast on Wednesday. The play's title is Butai Psycho-Pass Virtue and Vice.
The play stars:
Takuma Wada as Hiro Kanō
Yasuhi Nakamura as Kyōichirō Iguchi
Hideya Tawada as Yukiya Rangu
Yūta Ozawa (Gekidan Exile) as Kōsei Aida
Ginnojō Yamazaki as Hajime Mejiro
The play's staff previously revealed that Suzuki would star in the play but did not reveal his role.
The play will run in Tokyo at Nippon Seinenkan Hall from April 18-30, and it will then run in Osaka at Morinomiya Piloti Hall from May 4-6.
The play will have an all-new story with new characters in Public Safety Bureau Criminal Investigation Department Division 3. Psycho-Pass anime scriptwriter Makoto Fukami is returning to write the scripts for the play, and the anime's chief director Katsuyuki Motohiro is directing the play. Production I.G is credited as story supervisor.
The original Psycho-Pass anime premiered in 2012 and ran for 22 episodes. The 11-episode Psycho-Pass 2 television anime series then premiered in October 2014, and the Psycho-Pass movie opened in Japan in January 2015. Funimation released all three anime on home video.
The first film in the Psycho-Pass SS or Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System anime film trilogy will open in Japan on January 25. The second film will open on February 15, and the third film will open on March 8.
The franchise has also inspired several manga adaptations and spinoff manga, as well as the Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness game.