Kuroko no Basuke Stage Full Cast Announced

The entire cast for the end-of-April run of the Kuroko no Basuke stage (Kuroko no Basuke: The Encounter) has been released, and we at Anime on Stage are eyeing plane tickets in excitement! Here’s what we know so far—you’ve probably seen the cast list floating around twitter, but here’s a comprehensive rundown of who the…

Touken Ranbu Stage Play Cast Announced!

The first four cast members from the Touken Ranbu Stage Play produced by Marvelous (separate from the musicals, produced by Nelkë Entertainment) have been released! Here’s the new cast and what you know them from: Suzuki Hiroki as Mikazuki Munechika (Anime on Stage Actor of the Day Feature) Followers of Anime on Stage know Suzuki…

Show by Rock!! Musical Cast Announced

On Monday, December 7, Sanrio Co. released the cast for the Show by Rock!! Musical officially named Show by Rock!! Musical: Shout, You Cattle! Crimson Falldown Revolution Apocalypse! The international phenomenon tap-tap rhythm game that was adapted into an anime will now by portrayed on stage in its full 3D glory. The musical will follow…

Boueibu Love S

Boueibu LOVE stage (Boueibu Love S) Announced!

On November 30, Marvelous announced the cast for the Boueibu Love S—yes, a stage play of the 美男高校地球防衛部Love! Binan Kōkō Chikyū Bōei-bu LOVE! Anime, or Cute High Earth Defense Club Love, currently referred to as ! The wildly popular “magical boy anime” has already had a second season greenlit, and now comes to you in March…

Princess Knight (Ribon no Kishi) Musical Review

The 2015 Princess Knight (Ribon no Kishi) musical is a 60th anniversary revival of Tezuka Osamu’s 1950s manga, and we were extremely excited venturing into the Akasaka ACT Theatre for this show. Let me preface this by saying we knew very little about Princess Knight going in, but that didn’t end up making us enjoy…

Dance with Devils Musical Cast + Dates Announced!

Dance with Devils has a musical coming March 3rd through 13th in 2016! Sixteen year-old Tachibana Ritsuka is a girl caught between devils and vampires at her school–and both sides think that she is the key to the location of a forbidden grimoire. The cast looks awesome, so let’s have a quick look at it! More…

noragami stage play

Noragami Stage Play Cast Announced

As of November 16, 2015, the cast for the Noragami Stage Play has been released by the official website! For those just joining the story, Noragami is a story about your average high school student, Iki Hiyori, who attempts to save a man’s life and winds up getting dragged into the world of gods and…

Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyuu!!

Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyuu!! Opening Night Review

As someone who has been a fan of Haikyuu!! since the serialization of the manga, getting to see Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyuu!! live was a dream come true. With no initial idea of what we were going to see, going in blind made the experience even more incredible. Have you ever dreamed of getting to…

New Yowamushi Pedal Stage Play Announced!

Hope you’re a big fan of Teshima & Aoyagi, Sugimoto (elder and younger), Koga, and Team SS (Kaburagi and Danchiku)–the supporting cast of Sohoku will finally be taking the stage in the next live Yowamushi Pedal Stage Play! According the Comic Natalie, the new stage opens in March of 2016 and will cover the beginning…