Dance With Devils 3rd Stage Musical’s Cast for Original Characters Revealed
The official website for the stage musical adaptations of Elements Garden‘s Dance with Devils franchise revealed the cast on Tuesday for Dance with Devils: Fermata, the third musical.
Noboru Washio, Hiroyuki Kimata, and Daisuke Fukui will play original characters Veef, Gran, and El, respectively. These characters are new to this third musical.
Returning original characters from previous stage musicals include Tatsuyuki Kobayashi as Shida, Kaita Fukushima as Kazura, and Maui as Warabi. Yūya Kitagawa, Daiki Tsuji, Atsuki Kimura, Sora Ōsaka, and Kōsuke Ozeki form the ensemble.
Rui Kimotsuki is a new dancer who will express main character Ritsuka Tachibana’s emotions through dance and without lines. Naoya Kitagawa will play Marius.
The third musical will run at the AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo from March 15-25. The musical’s main cast includes:
- Keisuke Kaminaga as Rem Kaginuki (returning from first two musicals)
- Akira Takano as Lindo Tachibana
- Shōgo Yamazaki as Urie Sogami
- Yū Yoshioka as Mage Nanashiro (returning from first two musicals)
- Junpei Yasukawa as Shiki Natsumezaka (returning from first two musicals)
- Taiki Naitō as Loewen (returning from first two musicals)
- Ryōsei Tanaka as Jek (returning from second musical)
Kaori Miura is once again directing the musical and writing the script, and Elements Garden is once again in charge of the music for the play. Tomoko Konparu, Rika Nakase, Michiko Yokote, and Teruko Utsumi are collaborating on the script.
The first stage musical ran in March 2016 in Tokyo, and the second musical, titled Dance with Devils ~Da Capo~, ran in Tokyo from December 21-27, 2016.
Game developer Rejet, music production studio Elements Garden, and music production company Avex are collaborating on the Dance with Devils franchise. A 12-episode television anime series premiered in Japan in October 2015. FUNimation Entertainment streamed the series with subtitles as it aired in Japan, and also streamed a Broadcast dub. The Dance with Devils: Fortuna anime film opened in Japan with six different epilogues on November 4.