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Moriarty the Patriot Musical's 9 Cast Visuals Unveiled

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Musical runs in Tokyo, Osaka in May

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:

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.

Source: Moriarty the Patriot musical's website, Comic Natalie

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