Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files Stage Play Reveals Main, Cast Visuals

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Play runs December to January

The official Twitter account for the stage play adaptation of Lord El-Melloi II-sei no Jikenbo (Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files), Makoto Sanda's mystery novel spinoff series in Type-Moon's Fate franchise, revealed a main visual and two new photos of the two main cast members in costume on Friday.

The cast, with the visuals, include:

Yūya Matsushita as Lord-El Melloi II

Saho Aono as Grey

The other cast members include:

  • Takeru Naya as Flat Escardos
  • Ryūjirō Izaki as Svin Glascheit
  • Kaho Amasaki as Reines El-Melloi Archisorte
  • Hiroki Hyakuna as Heine Istari
  • Yūya Kido as Jirōbō Seigen Tokitō
  • Shinya Matsuda as Flueger
  • Fūta Kimura as Boyservant
  • Ribeka Tanemura as Rosalind Istari
  • Shinichiroh Ueda as Waver Velvet
  • Nami Tamaki as Luviagelita Edelfelt
  • Osamu Kaō as Orlocke Caesarmund
  • Kazuho Sō as Hishiri Adashino

The stage play will run at the Ichikawa City Cultural Hall in Chiba on December 15, at Nakano Zero in Tokyo on December 19, at the Sankei Hall Breeze in Osaka on December 26, at the Kurume City Plaze Grand Hall in Fukuoka on January 11 and 12, and at the Shinjuku Cultural Center in Tokyo from January 17 to 19. Tsuneyasu Motoyoshi is directing the play, with a script by Eisaku Saitō. Worry Kinoshita is credited for "synthesis direction."

The novels center on the titular character Lord El-Melloi II, the adult Waver Velvet from Fate/Zero, and successor of Kayneth, as well as Lord El-Melloi II's apprentice Gray. The story takes place in the Clock Tower, the Mage's Association's headquarters in England. There, Lord El-Melloi II and Gray solve various mysteries of a magical nature surrounding the Mage's Association.

Sanda published the first novel in the series in December 2014. The 10th and final novel shipped on May 17. Kadokawa Bunko also published a smaller page-size bunko-ban edition over the course of five months, from April to August.

Tō Azuma launched a manga adaptation of the novels in Kadokawa's Young Ace magazine in October 2017, and Kadokawa published the manga's fourth volume on June 24.

The Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace note television anime series adaptation premiered on July 6, after an "Episode 0" of the anime premiered during a television special on December 31. Crunchyroll is streaming the main anime series (including "Episode 0") as it airs in Japan.

Sources: Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files stage play's Twitter account, Stage Natalie

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