Ookiku Furikabutte/Big Windup Stage Play Reveals Cast in Costume
The official website for the stage play adaptation of Asa Higuchi‘s Ookiku Furikabutte (Big Windup!) manga revealed the play’s cast in costume on Wednesday.
Hiroki Ino as Takaya Abe
Koharu Kusumi as Maria Momoe
Atsushi Shiramata as Azusa Hanai
Takeru Naya as Yūichirō Tajima
Junpei Yasukawa as Kōsuke Izumi
Yūta Takehana as Yūto Sakaeguchi
Kenichi Yumoto as Fumiki Mizutani
Kenji Kamei as Shintarō Nishihiro
Shōta Sekine as Kazutoshi Oki
Ryō Motoki as Shōji Suyama
Miki Sawada as Chiyo Shino’oka
Shunsaku Tsutsui as Tsuyoshi Shiga
Sonde Kanai as Junta Takase
Junichi Katō as Kazuki Kawai
Yūichi Matsumoto as Shingo Shimazaki
Yūya Hirata as Motoki Haruna
Bishin Kawasumi as Kyōhei Akimaru
Tomoya Shimano as Naoto Kaguyama
Mashū Ishiwatari as Shūgo Kanō
Kōsuke Kaide as Hiroyuki Oda
Eisei Yoshida as Atsushi Hatake
The play will run from February 2-12 at the Sunshine Theater in Tokyo. Yutaka Narui is directing and writing the script.
The manga has been running in Kodansha‘s Monthly Afternoon magazine since September 2003, and the 28th volume shipped on September 22. The manga returned from an 11-month hiatus in July.
The story inspired two television anime seasons. Funimation released the first part of the anime in North America in 2009 and Nozomi Entertainment released the second season last year.
Source: Comic Natalie