Tenimyu Rikkai 3rd Cast Announcement

Yukimura Seiichi: Tateishi Toshiki Sanada Genichirou: Tazuru Shougo Yanagi Renji: Isawa Takuma Niou Masaharu: Gotou Dai Yagyuu Hiroshi: Oosumi Yuuta Marui Bunta: Ooyabu Taka Kuwahara Jackal: Kawasaki Yuusaku Kirihara Akaya: Maeda Ryuutarou

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Tenimyu: Where Japanese Actors Get Their Start

While searching for your favorite Japanese stage actor online, you may come across a familiar starting production within all of their information, most often called by its nickname, Tenimyu. Tenimyu is the fan-accepted abbreviation for the Prince of Tennis musicals (ミュージカルテニスの王子様, or “Musical Tennis no Oujii-sama”) which premiered in 2003. It began as a small…

2nd Season Tenimyu: This Time, The Actors are Fanboys

When the Prince of Tennis musicals, most commonly referred to as Tenimyu, were relaunched for a second season in 2011, most people had extremely high expectations. With the last run of the first season, featuring the fifth generation of Seigaku, doing so exceptionally well, the fan base flocked at another chance to relive their favorite…

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First Season Tenimyu: Where They Are Now!

While the first season of Tenimyu started over 10 years ago, that doesn’t mean that the actors are forgotten. Here at Anime on Stage, we’ve found that some of the most popular, most-requested actors are from Tenimyu’s first run–specifically, from the first ever Seigaku cast. They’re fan favorites for a reason, and a great number…

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Actor of the Day: Sato Ryuji

Today’s actor of the day is the suave Sato Ryuji! Just kidding, he’s actually quite a big goofball who’s been gaining fame very quickly in the past two years! Let’s take a look at his rise to stardom together! (Note: Ryuji-kun romanizes his name as “Sato Ryuji,” whereas others romanize it as “Satou Ryuuji.” Whenever…

Coming Soon in 2.5D: Haikyuu!!, Saiyuki, and more!

2015 continues to be a banner year for anime on stage in Japan. Here’s the first of many weekly rundowns on what’s coming to a 2.5d theatre in the land of the rising sun soon! Haikyuu!!: (image credit: crunchyroll) Familiar to all sports anime fans, Haikyuu!! tells the story of Hinata Shouyou (to be portrayed onstage…