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HoneyWorks' 'Confess Your Love Committee' Series Gets Stage Play in March

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Project featuring HoneyWorks music previously inspired 2 anime films, 6-episode TV anime special

Stage production company Stage Project Illuminus announced on Tuesday that it is producing a stage play based on HoneyWorks' "Confess Your Love Committee: Romance Series" project. The play, titled 70-oku Bun no 1 no Koi ~Kokuhaku Jikkō Iinkai~ (Love of 1/7 Billion ~Confess Your Love Committee~), will run at the CBGK Shibugeki!! theater in Tokyo from March 6 to 15. Kōki Yamamoto is directing the stage play and penning the script.

The play's cast includes:

  • Shūsuke Saitō as Yū Setoguchi
  • Rikako Nagino as Natsuki Enomoto
  • Shōta Takasaki as Sōta Mochizuki
  • Yuri Kawashima as Akari Hayasaka
  • Shō Katō as Haruki Serizawa
  • Kasumi Hasegawa as Miō Aida
  • Natsuki Ōsaki as Koyuki Ayase
  • Yū Yoshioka as Saku Akechi
  • Sakiko Nishiyama
  • Masaaki Nakano
  • Yuki Suga
  • Rina Amane
  • Akane Tani
  • Momoka Itō
  • Toshiki Sawai

The project features Vocaloid songs by the "monster creator unit" HoneyWorks, and has thus far inspired two films and a six-episode television anime special. The series' first film, titled Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita: Kokuhaku Jikkō Iinkai (I've Always Liked You), opened in Japan in April 2016. The second film, titled Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan o: Kokuhaku Jikkō Iinkai (The Moment You Fall in Love), opened in Japan in December 2016. The Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart. special premiered in November 2017. Crunchyroll is streaming both films, as well as the special.

The first film was based on the "Kokuhaku Yokō Renshū" (Confession Rehearsal), "Hatsukoi no Ehon" (The Picture Book of the First Love), and "Yakimochi no Kotae" (The Answer to Jealousy) songs. The Moment You Fall in Love shares the same title as the musical group's third album, and specifically centered on the HoneyWorks songs "Ima Suki ni Naru" (I'm Falling in Love Now) and "Sankaku Jealousy" (Triangle Jealousy).

Sources: Stage Project Illuminus, Animate Times


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