Cast visuals revealed for franchise‘s stage play
The website also announced that the franchise get a second movie that will serve as a compilation of the television anime with new footage. The compilation movie, which is tentatively titled Gekijōban Argonavis from BanG Dream! Prelude will open this fall.
The voice actors will be rerecording their lines for the compilation movie, and Argonavis will be performing the theme song. The story follows both the Argonavis and Gyroaxia bands.
The website also revealed two cast visuals for the upcoming stage play adaptation:
Masahiro Itou as Ren Nanahoshi
Jin Ogasawara as Nayuta Asahi
The stage play adaptation will run from June 18 to June 20 at Osaka’s Sankei Hall Breeze and then from June 23 to June 27 at Tokyo’s Theater 1010. The cast members of the Argonavis and GYROAXIA groups are reprising their roles in the stage play, and Nobuhiro Mōri is writing and directing.
Bushiroad announced the Argonavis group in May 2018. The group is comprised of the characters Ren Nanahoshi (Masahiro Itou, vocals), Yūto Goryō (Daisuke Hyūga, guitar), Wataru Matoba (Seiji Maeda, bass), Banri Shiroishi (Shōhei Hashimoto, drums), and Rio Kikyō (Shūta Morishima, keyboards).
A manga in the franchise launched on Shueisha‘s Shonen Jump+ website and app last August. Kyōhei Miyajima is drawing the manga, and Hikaru Miyoshi is credited with the original character designs. Additionally, Nobuhiro Mōri is credited with the original plan, and Bushiroad is credited with the original work.