Demon Slayer has revealed the main visual for the upcoming third stage play that is based on the popular franchise. The showing will run from September to October 2022 in Tokyo and Kyoto. Kenichi Suemitsu wrote the stage play script.
The event is scheduled as follows:
- TOKYO DOME CITY HALL in Tokyo on September 10 and 11, 2022
- Kyoto Theater in Kyoto from September 16 to 25
- TOKYO DOME CITY HALL from October 15 to 23
The cast includes Ryota Kobayashi as Tanjiro Kamado, Karen Takahashi as Nezuko Kamado, Keisuke Ueda as Zenitsu Agatsuma, Yugo Sato as Inosuke Hashibira, Taiki Naito as Enmu, Jin Aoki as Akaza, Kyohei Shimokawa as Senjuro Rengoku, Daisuke Hosomi as Shinjuro Rengoku, and Hiroshi Yazaki as Kyojuro Rengoku.
Cast visuals have been released as well:
The stage play will adapt the manga’s Mugen Train arc, which was adapted in the 2020 anime feature film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, and then later retold in the TV anime version of the arc that aired from October to November 2021.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a manga written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. It was serialized in the Weekly Shonen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020. A twenty-six-episode anime series was animated by Ufotable and aired from April to September 2019, and a second season that aired from October 2021 to February 2022.
Source: Official Website
©Koyoharu Gotouge, Shueisha/Demon Slayer Stage Production Committee