New ‘Touken Ranbu’ The Musical Performances Confirmed in Tokyo, Fukuoka, and Osaka Due To Popular Demand Starting In September
2016.05.02 <PASH! PLUS+>
Premeres September 24, 2016 at the AiiA2.5 Theater in Tokyo
A new stage version of of Touken Ranbu The Musical (Title TBD), is to debut on September 24, 2016 at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo. Then it will make it’s rounds to Fukuoka, and Osaka before making a triumphant return performance in Tokyo.
Touken Ranbu The Musical was initially staged as a trial performance that started in fall of 2015. With the first part consisting of a musical and the second being a live concert, it closed its curtains after experiencing great success. With Touken Ranbu The Musical Atsukashiyama Ibun starting on May 27, 2016 the heat and momentum continues on.
At the press release held the other day for the newest Musical, new members of the Token-danshi team were revealed. They were Yamatonokami Yasuda played by Yuki Torigoe, Izuminokami Kanesada played by Shotaro Arisawa, Horikawa Kunihiro played by Yuki Kogoe, Kachisuka Kotetsu played by Kensuke Takahashi, and Nagasone Kotetsu played by Yu Imari. The 5 new members along side Ryuji Sato who will continue to play Kashuu Kiyomitsu, will take up the challenge of performing in the new show.
What kind of story will the 6 Token-danshi depict? What will the title be? The new Touken Ranbu Musical still has much uncovered. Expectations grow as we wait in high hopes for the battles to commence.
‘Touken Ranbu’ – The Musical (Title TBD)
Performance period :
[Tokyo] from September 24 (Sat)- October 10 (Mon), 2016 in AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo
[Fukuoka] from October 15 (Sat) – 16 (Sun), 2016 in Canal City theater
[Osaka] from October 21 (Fri) – 30 (Sun), 2016 in Sankei Hall Breeze
[Tokyo Additional] from November 17 (Thu) – 27 (Sun) in AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo
Draft : (DMM Games / Nitroplus) by ‘Touken Ranbu-Online-‘
Production : Isamu Kayano
Screenplay : Chuuji Mikasano
Kashuu Kiyomitsu : Ryuji Sato
Yamatonokami Yasuda : Yuki Torigoe
Izuminokami Kanesada : Shotaro Arisawa
Horikawa Kunihiro : Yuki Kogoe
Kachisuka Kotetsu : Kensuke Takahashi
Nagasone Kotetsu : Yu Imari and others
Ticket fee : 8,800 yen (advance and same day prices are the same/all seats specified/tax included)
Advance bookings start : August 21, 2016 (Sun) from 10 am
※Please check official site for other details such as time tables and ticket information.
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