The 51st issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine, officially published today on November 18 in Japan, announced that the second stage play adaptation of Yuji Terajima’s baseball-themed manga Daiya no A/Ace of Diamond, titled “Daiya no Ace The Live,” is set for March 2016. Details will be announced and frequently updated on the stage’s website.
The first stage play was produced by Office ENDLESS (Sengoku Basara 3, Nobunaga The Fool), and written/directed by 39-year-old Shintaro Asanuma, who has been voicing Yoichi Kuramochi in the TV anime series. It was performed at Zepp Blue Theater Roppongi in Tokyo from August 1 to 9, 2015. All of the advance tickets were reportedly sold out. A DVD of the first play is just released today in Japan.
Cast in the first play:
Ren Ozawa as Eijun Sawamura
Tomoki Hirose as Satoru Furuya
Takuma Wada as Kazuya Miyuki
RyosukeYusuke Ueda as Tetsuya
Yuuki Takahashi as Jun Isashiki
NAO-G as Kouichiro Tanba
Taiga Fukazawa as Haruichi Kominato
Subaru Hayama as Youichi Kuramochi
Taizou Shiina as Ryosuke Kominato
© Yuji Terajima/Kodansha
© Yuji Terajima, Kodansha/”Daiya no A The Live” Production Committee