3 Psycho-Pass Anime Cast Members Reprise Vocal Roles in Stage Play
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for Butai Psycho-Pass Virtue and Vice, the stage play adaptation of Production I.G's Psycho-Pass franchise, revealed on Wednesday that Kana Hanazawa, Yoshiko Sakakibara, and Noriko Hidaka will reprise their roles as Akane Tsunemori, Jōshū Kasei, and the Dominator voice, respectively, in the stage play. The roles will only be for vocals.
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
Shōma Machii as Kiyo Gotōda
Junya Ikeda as Kanato Ōshiro
Mitsuomi Takahashi as Shingo Mishima
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 opened in Japan on January 25. The second film opened on February 15, and the third film opened on March 8.
The franchise has also inspired several manga adaptations and spinoff manga, as well as the Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness game.