VIDEO: Takarazuka Revue “Rurouni Kenshin” Musical Promo and Cast Appearance Posted

Ticket seller Pia has posted a promo for legendary all-female performance troupe Takarazuka Revue’s upcoming production of their adaptation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s hit samurai manga Rurouni Kenshinalong with footage from the cast’s October 20th dress presentation at Tokyo Meguro Gajoen.

 

  

Sagiri Seina (Lupin in the Takarazuka Revue adaptation of Lupin the Third) and Miyu Sakihi (Marie Antoinette in Lupin) star with Lupin the Third‘s Shuichiro Koike writing and directing. Cast includes a fictionalized version of historical Shinsengumi samurai Kano Sozaburo, new to the series.


The production will be staged at Takarazuka Grand Theater February 5th-March 14th, then in the Tokyo Takarazuka Theater April 1 – May 8.


Cast:

Kenshin Himura: Sagiri Seina
Kaoru Kamiya: Miyu Sakihi
Kano Sozaburo: Nozomi Fuuto

Sagara Sanosuke: Houshou Dai
Takani Megumi: Daigo Seshiru
Takeda Miyanagi: Sho Ayanagi
Hajime Saito: Sakina Ayakaze
Shinomori Aoshi: Tsukishiro Kanato

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.