Psycho-Pass Franchise Gets New Stage Play
posted on by Alex Mateo
Production I.G's Psycho-Pass franchise is inspiring a new stage play titled Butai Psycho-Pass Virtue and Vice 2, which will run from November 20-29 at Meijiza Theater in Tokyo and from December 3-6 at Cool Japan Park Osaka WW Hall in Osaka.
The play stars: (Name romanizations are not official)
- Takuma Wada as Hiro Kanō
- Yoshihiko Aramaki as Osamu Jingūji
- Hideya Tawada as Satoshi Kōsshū
- Masaki Nakao as Yū Okoshiba
- Kaede Aono as Ichika Sakazaki
- Tomohisa Yuge as Rintarō Shū
- Takahiro Fujimoto as Tōma Saeki
Butai Psycho-Pass Virtue and Vice, the first spinoff stage play adaptation of Production I.G's Psycho-Pass franchise, ran in Tokyo at Nippon Seinenkan Hall in April 2019. The play then ran in Osaka at Morinomiya Piloti Hall from May 2019.
The play had an all-new story with new characters in Public Safety Bureau Criminal Investigation Department Division 3. Psycho-Pass anime scriptwriter Makoto Fukami returned to write the scripts for the play, and the anime's chief director Katsuyuki Motohiro directed the play. Production I.G was credited as story supervisor.