Kagome and Kikyou Costume Visuals for Upcoming “Inuyasha” Stage Play Revealed

Following 31-year-old Yutaka Kyan, a member of visual kei “air” rock band Golden Bomber, as the protagonist Inuyasha, the official website and Twitter for the upcoming stage play adaptation of internationally acclaimed Japanese manga artist Rumiko Takahashi’s fantasy manga series Inuyasha has posted visuals of its main heroine Kagome Higurashi portrayed by 22-year-old Yumi Wakatsuki and Kikyou by 18-year-old Junna Ito. Both girls are members of idol group Nogizaka 46.


Kagome Higurashi by Yumi Wakatsuki


Kikyou by Junna Ito



The stage pyay is scheduled to be performed at The Galaxy Theatre in Tokyo from April 6 to 15.

Nelk Planning, which has worked on many stage play adaptations based on popular Japamese manga

and anime, such as The Prince of Tennis, Naruto, Haikyu!!, and Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, works

on production. General sale of the 8,500 yen advance tickets (all seats reserved) will begin on March

18 at 10:00 (JST).



Main visual featuring Yutaka Kyan as Inuyasha



Main Cast:

Inuyasha: Yutaka Kyan (Golden Bomber)

Kagome Higurashi: Yumi Wakatsuki (Nogizaka 46)

Sesshomaru: Hiroki Sana (Kaoru Kaido in The Price of Tennis musical)

Kikyo: Junna Ito (Nogizaka 46)

Miroku: Yukihiro Taniguchi (Shuichiro Ohishi in The Prince of Tennis musical)

Kaede: Kaoru Noguchi 

Oshou: Kenichi Kobayashi

Naraku: Ryo Kimura



Manga tankobon 1st and 56th volume covers



Source: “Inuyasha” stage play official website, Twitter


(c) Rumiko Takahashi/Shogakukan

(c)2017 Nelke Planning/Euclid Agency/Shogakukan