“Ace of Diamond” Stage Play Sequel Slated for March 2016

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

 

 

DVD jacket

 

Souece: “Daiya no Ace The Live” official website via Comic Natalie

 

© Yuji Terajima/Kodansha

© Yuji Terajima, Kodansha/”Daiya no A The Live” Production Committee