3rd Yona of the Dawn Stage Play Reveals Cast Visuals

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Play runs this November in Tokyo

The official website for Akatsuki no Yona ~Noroshi no Inori-hen~ (Yona of the Dawn: Prayer Beacon Chapter), the new stage play adaptation of Mizuho Kusanagi's Yona of the Dawn (Akatsuki no Yona) manga, revealed visuals for the cast in costume last week. The cast includes:

Former Nogizaka46 member Rina Ikoma as Yona

DISH// band member Masaki Yabe as Hak

M!LK unit member Daichi Shiozaki as Gija

M!LK unit member Shunta Sono as Sinha

M!LK unit member Jūtarō Yamanaka as Jaeha

Kaito Hori as Zeno

Kaito Kumagai as Yun

Takeshi James Yamada as Kyo-Ga

Minami Tsurimoto as Tae-Jun

Yūsuke Seto as Geun-Tae

Kenji Takechi as Soo-Jin

Juri as Hazara

Shō Jinnai as Soo-Wion

The play will run at the EX Theater Roppongi in Tokyo from November 16 to November 23.

An earlier stage play ran in March 2016, and another stage play ran in November 2018.

Kusanagi — the creator of Mugen Spiral, Game X Rush, and NG Life — launched the Yona of the Dawn manga in 2009 in Hakusensha's Hana to Yume magazine. Hakusensha shipped the manga's 30th compiled book volume on August 20. Kusanagi previously stated in August that the manga is "around 70% complete."

Viz Media licensed the manga, and it shipped the 19th volume in North America on August 6. The company describes the story: "A red-haired princess loses her family and her kingdom—now she must rise and fight for her throne!"

The series has also inspired a 24-episode anime and several original anime DVDs.

Sources: Yona of the Dawn stage play's website, Comic Natalie

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