Moriarty the Patriot Musical's 9 Cast Visuals Unveiled
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the stage musical adaptation of Ryōsuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi's Yūkoku no Moriarty (Moriarty the Patriot) manga revealed nine visuals of the musical's cast members in costume on Monday. The cast, with the visuals, includes:
Shōgo Suzuki as William James Moriarty
Ryō Hirano as Sherlock Holmes
Hidetoshi Kubota as Albert James Moriarty
Ikkei Yamamoto as Louis James Moriarty
Yuki Izawa as Sebastian Moran
Ryōtarō Akazawa as Fred Pollock
Kenta Kamakari as John H. Watson
Takuo Yamagishi as Baron Dublin
Kōji Kominami as Count Enders
Other cast members include:
- Kanon Nanaki as Miss Batson
- Shun Takagi as George Lestrade
- Masashi Yamazaki as Jefferson Hope
Hideyuki Nishimori is directing the play and writing the script, and Tadasuke is composing the music. The musical will run in Tokyo at the Galaxy Theatre on May 10-19, and in Osaka at the Kashiwara City Cultural-Riviere Hall on May 25-26.
The manga debuted in August 2016. Takeuchi draws the storyboards and Miyoshi provides the art. The seventh volume shipped on November 7. A novel also shipped on November 7.
The story's protagonist is James Moriarty, the famous antagonist from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series. In the manga, he is an orphan who assumes the name William James Moriarty when he and his younger brother are adopted into the Moriarty family. As a young man, he seeks to remove the ills caused by England's strict class system.