Cutie Honey Stage Play Reveals Visuals, More Cast
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the Cutie Honey Emotional stage play in Go Nagai's Cutie Honey franchise revealed new visuals and cast members for the stage play last week. As previously announced, former NMB48 member Kei Jōnishi (seen below) will star in the play as Cutie Honey.
The other cast members include:
Hina Hiratsuka as Lovely Honey
Yū Kikkawa as Black Honey
Fūko Yagura as Ash Honey (Eins)
Sakura Ayaki as Ash Honey (Zwei)
Teru Ikuta as Aoi Hayami
- Hinata Satō as Jumper Honey
- Rin Kaname as Cyber Honey
- Ayumi Taniguchi as Candy Claw
- Ami Tatsuki as Joker Claw
- Moe Tsurumi as Harajuku Claw
- Sena Horikoshi as Pinky Claw
- Rimo Hasegawa as Maid Claw
- Shio Yamazaki as Sister Jill
- Miyako Maikawa as Panther Zora
- Yuriko Kurosawa as Alphonne
- Shōko Tamimoto as Miharu Tsuneni
- Yūki Kaon as Professor Kisaragi
- Yua Mikami as Ayuko Satō
- Michiko Ōhashi as Naoko
- Rina Miyazaki as Natsuko Aki
The play will run from February 6-9 in Tokyo at the Ikebukuro Sunshine Gekijō. Ichidai Matsuda is penning the script and directing the play.
The classic 1973 manga follows Cutie Honey, an android created by Professor Kisaragi. When he is murdered by an organization seeking the device within her, she seeks revenge.
Nagai's manga has inspired multiple manga remakes, anime adaptations on television and home video, a live-action film, and a live-action television series. Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed the original manga and the Cutie Honey aGoGo! manga, written by Shinpei Ito with collaboration from Hideaki Anno.
The franchise most recently inspired the Cutie Honey Universe television anime series, which premiered in April 2018 and aired for 12 episodes. Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series. HIDIVE streamed the series as it aired.