Why Fans Are so Excited for the Tokyo Ghoul Stage Play DVD

It wasn’t too long ago that it was announced that Tokyo Ghoul was getting a stage play. With the huge success of the manga and anime, this didn’t surprise fans but it certainly did excite them. With a little bit of time and waiting, information slowly started to get leaked such as cast information and…

Actor of the Day: Wada Takuma

Wada Takuma is from Yamagata Prefecture, and started his career in modeling at the young age of 18 after moving to Tokyo. Amusingly enough, he has been known for Tezuka Kunimitsu longer than you would think–he was an understudy in the earlier seasons of Tenimyu, and has been waiting for that role for quite some…

Sports on Stage

Why Sports on Stage Are so Much Fun to Watch

One of the most popular genre in anime right now is sports–and from that, sports on stage. From older series like The Prince of Tennis to newer shows like Haikyuu!!, just about every popular sport is slowly but surely getting its own show. With more sports anime coming around, that means more stage plays 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…

Actor of the Day: Suzuki Hiroki

Suzuki Hiroki is a versatile, popular actor that seems to often play characters with a bit of a berserk switch–something that’s at odds with his sweet, caring personality. Called ‘mom’ during the Yowamushi Pedal productions, Suzuki Hiroki is a fan favorite, and for a good reason! He’s a wealth of talent, and an incredible hard-worker…

touken ranbu the musical

Touken Ranbu the Musical Review!

Or: “I have never felt so catered to in my entire life and I don’t know who to hug: the musical.” Yesterday, me, my wife Gali, Jess, and LenLen made the trek from Harajuku Station over to the Aiia Theater Tokyo for Touken Ranbu: The Musical Trial Performance. Here’s a rundown of what we found….

Actor of the Day: Shirota Yu

One of the most universally-beloved, unequivocally talented, charismatic, handsome 2.5d actors with impressive cross-cultural appeal, Shirota Yu is responsible for more than one anime on stage fan (and member of staff) falling in love with Japanese stage plays. Whether you know him from live-action dramas, D-Boys, movies, or anime stage plays, or even from his…

How to Introduce Someone to Stage Plays

When it comes to anime fans, some of them can be extremely stubborn or picky. Some fans only want to watch anime but refuse to read the manga, some fans refuse to watch or read anything out of a specific genre category. While there’s not necessarily anything wrong with this, it can sometimes be a…

Actor of the Day: Hashimoto Taito

Today’s actor of the day is Hashimoto Taito. Let’s take a look into his career! Known famously to many fans in Kamen Rider OOOs and as Fuji Shuusuke in Tenimyu, he’s a versatile actor that steals the show with his interesting look and ‘crazy eyes.’ Blog: TIGHTRIZM Known to many of his fans just as…