Osanai Masaki

Actor of the Day: Osanai Masaki

Today’s Actor of the Day is Osanai Masaki! Born December 22nd, 1970 in Kanagawa prefecture, he got his start as a dancer rather than an actor. In the late 1990’s, he studied dance in New York City for two years before returning to Japan to make his mark in musical theater. He appeared in Japanese…

Matsumura Takeshi

Actor of the Day: Matsumura Takeshi

Today’s Actor of the Day is Matsumura Takeshi! More of a dancer than an actor, his only major Anime on Stage role to date was as Sasabe in the summer run of the first Musical Prince of Tennis in 2003, which he took over from the original actor Katsuo. He was the last actor to…

Morikawa Jiro

Actor of the Day: Morikawa Jiro

Today’s Actor of the Day is Morikawa Jiro! Nicknamed MJ, he was born March 16th, 1975 in Osaka, and has been active in the entertainment world since 1998. In 2003, he originated the role of Arai Masashi in the first Musical Prince of Tennis. However, MJ was more of a dancer than an actor; as…

King of Prism -Over the Sunshine- Cast Announcement

[Performance Schedule] Osaka: November 2nd – 5th, 2017 Tokyo: November 8th – 12th, 2017 [Theater] Osaka: Umeda Arts Theater Tokyo: AiiA 2.5 Theater [Cast] Hashimoto Shohei as Ichijou Shin Kominami Koji as Mihama Kouji Sugie Taishi as Hayami Hiro Omi Takuto as Nishina Kazuki Yokoi Shojiro as Tachibana Yukinojou Nagae Ryoki as Kougami Taiga Murakami…

Kamai Terumichi

Actor of the Day: Kamai Terumichi

Today’s Actor of the Day is Kamai Terumichi! Originally from Hyogo prefecture, he was born December 1st, 1973. He knew early on his life that he wanted to work in entertainment, and has been dancing ever since he was a teenager. In 2003, he played Ikeda Masaya in the first Musical Prince of Tennis, as…

Izumi Manabu

Actor of the Day: Izumi Manabu

Today’s Actor of the Day is Izumi Manabu! Born November 15th, 1986 in Ibaraki prefecture, he has been active in the entertainment industry since 2009. He belongs to the theater group Himawari, and is also an active member of the theatrical troupe “Rooter.”  His anime on stage roles include a minor role in the stage…

Taniguchi Masashi

Actor of the Day: Taniguchi Masashi

Today’s Actor of the Day is Taniguchi Masashi. An actor since 1999, Masashi made his acting debut on television. One year later, he made his debut on stage with the theatrical group KUBEZ. In 2009, Masashi made his presence known in Anime on Stage shows via his role as Akechi Mitsuhide in Sengoku BASARA. In…

The Stage Kamigami no Asobi Cast Announcement

[Performance Schedule] August 16th – 20th [Theater] Tokyo: CBGK Shibugeki!! Theater [Cast] Yajima Yakumo as Apollon Agana Belea Shiokawa Wataru as Hades Aidoneus Motokawa Shouta as Thoth Caduceus Tanno Enichi as Dionysus Thyrsos Seikine Yuna as Kusanagi Yui Kimu Sunra as Zeus Keraunos Ensemble: Yamashita Masaki, Sekiguchi Yuya, Kakihara Kouki, Tada Akira, Sawa Kentarou, Hamada Takuto

Yamada James Takeshi

Actor of the Day: Yamada James Takeshi

Today’s actor is Yamada James Takeshi, one of the many mixed heritage actors who have found a nice home in the hearts of Anime on Stage fans. A model since 2009, Takeshi has since taken up acting. He made his stage debut in 2013’s Shippo no Nakama-tachi 3. He first appeared in the Anime on…