Tite Kubo’s classic manga, Bleach, is getting its latest live-action rock musical, which is called Rock Musical Bleach- Mou Hitotsu no Chijou, and after a long wait, the stage play’s cast have finally been revealed in costume with a new visual, which teases all the Shinegami madness the manga has been known for.
They also released character visuals for some of the characters in the play, and they include:
Akira Takano as Ichigo Kurosaki
Chihiro Kai as Rukia Kuchiki
Tsubasa Sakiyama as Renji Abarai
Kousuke Asuma as Gin Ichimaru
Kento as Izuru Kira
Yuka Hirata as Retsu Unohana
Shinichi Hashimoto as Hanatarou Yamada
Takato Nagata as Toushirō Hitsugaya
Yuu Takahashi as Rangiku Matsumoto
Shouta Kawakami as Kenpachi Zaraki
Kouhei Shiota as Ikkaku Madarame
Atsumi Matsubayashi as Yoruichi Shihouin
Ayuka Kurachi as Sui-Feng
Ryouma Baba as Sousuke Aizen
Karen Miyama as Momo Hinamori
Hiroki Ino as Byakuya Kuchiki
Takaya Honda as Kaname Tousen
Zenitsu Hashimoto as Shuuhei Hisagi
The play will be shown at the AiiA 2.5 Theater in Tokyo, which has been famous for showing stage play adaptations of anime, manga, and video games. The play will run from July 28 to August 7, 2016, before heading to the famous Kyoto Gekijou Theater from August 24 to 28, 2016. This will be the first time Tite Kubo’s manga will be getting an anime adaptation since 2012, with the first one, the original Rock Musical Bleach, being shown back in 2005.
The play will be adapting the series’ Soul Society arc, where Ichigo has to rescue Rukia, who has been captured by her fellow Shinigami, and must defeat a gauntlet of powerful captains and vice captains to do so.
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Source: Comic Natalie