A stage adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita’s “Karakuri Circus” — which also has an anime adaptation running on Tokyo MX and BS11, will begin it’s run on 10th January 2019 at the SHnjuku FACE. The prduction has cast Taiga Fukazawa, Koudai Takikawa, Momoka Oonishi (of AKB48), Riho Iida (of Love Live! fame), Kairi Miura, Ryoutaro Osaka, and Keita Kawajiri.
“Karakuri Circus” is a manga by Kazuhiro Fujita, who also wrote “Ushio and Tora”. It follows the intertwined lives of the young heir Masaru Saiga, strongman Narumi Kato, and puppet master Eleanor. Narumi and Eleanor fight to protect Masaru from his evil and greedy family members after his inheritance, as well as solve the dual mysteries of the Zonopha syndrome, as well as their seemingly never-ending cycle of death and rebirth.