What if you were given a pill to make you a high school student again, but there’s a catch, you have to live as a high school student again? Would you take it? That is the premise to Yayoiso’s hit manga series, ReLIFE, which has also been turned into an anime, as well as a stage play. Recently, the cast for the live-action stage play were revealed in costume, including someone that anime fans are very familiar with.
Japanese voice actor, Kensho Ono (Kuroko’s Basketball’s Kuroko Tetsuya), not only voices main character, Arata Kaizaki, in the new anime, but also acts as him in the stage play. The anime is part of the Summer 2016 season, and premiered earlier this month. It had all of its 13 episodes released at the same time by Crunchyroll.
The play will feature will be having a slightly different story from the manga and anime, and will also feature a different ending. The ReLIFE stage play will first be shown in Tokyo’s Sunshine Theater from September 8 – 19, before heading to Osaka’s Umeda Arts Theater: Theater Drama City from September 24 – 25, 2016.
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ReLIFE live-action stage play reveals cast in costume