Live Spectacle Naruto is returning with a third stage musical run, and this time, Akatsuki gets involved! The staff have now revealed new character visuals for the play. These visuals feature Naruto and Sasuke in their post-time skip costumes, as well as Itachi Uchiha.
Koudai Matsuoka and Ryuuji Satou reprise their roles as Naruto Uzumaki and Sasuke Uchiha respectively. Meanwhile, Shinji Rachi is joining the play for the very first time as Itachi. You can also check out the stage musical’s latest teaser video, which features the cast in costume:
This new stage musical is officially titled “Live Spectacle Naruto: Akatsuki no Shirabe” or “Live Spectacle Naruto: The Akatsuki Investigation”. The returning main cast include:
- Yui Itou as Sakura Haruno
- Yuuki Kimisawa as Kakashi Hatake
- Hiro Yuumi as Orochimaru
However, actor Ryousuke Okada is replacing Tatsunari Kimura as Kabuto Yakushi for the play. The website also announced the other new additions, and they include:
- Rei Fujita as Yamato
- Ryou Kitamura as Sai
- Seshiru Daigo as Tsunade
- Keishi Hagio as Suigetsu Hoozuki
- Kanon Nanaki as Karin
- Tomoya Yamaguchi as Juugo
- Takeshi Hayashino as Kisame
- Hoshigaki Ryou Tsuji as Deidara
- Hironori Katayama as Tobi
The first stage play run included stops in Macau, Malaysia, and right here in Singapore. Unlike the first two runs, the play will feature a different story, this time centering of Akatsuki.
The website has also revealed that this new play will begin its run starting May 2017. However, they still haven’t announced if they will be going on tour outside of Japan, just like when they visited Singapore for the first run.
Source: Comic Natalie