Four More Cast Members Join World Trigger Stage Play

by dereksawadogo

The official website for “World Trigger the Stage,” the forthcoming stage play adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s sci-fi action manga World Trigger, has introduced four more cast members – Shori Kondo (Zenji Bamba in Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens stage play) as Kei Tachikawa, Yuya Iiyama (Sohayanotsurugi in Touken Ranbu stage plays) as Kohei Izumi, Ryota Hirono (Hikaru Zaizen in The Prince of Tennis musicals) as Soya Kazama, and Keito Sakurai (Rui Tatsumi in Star-Myu musicals) as Shuji Miwa. Check out their visuals and messages below.

Message from Shori Kondo (Kei Tachikawa):

Hello, I’m Shori Kondo from the theater company Patch, and I will play the role of Kei Tachikawa. I’m very happy to be involved in this popular series, and I’ll do my best to live up to the name of Class A No. 1 on stage. Please look forward to our performance! Thank you very much for your support.

Message from Yuya Iiyama (Kohei Izumi):

I’ve always loved the original manga, having watched both the manga and anime, so I’m very happy to be involved in this project! I can’t wait to see how the fast-paced battles and unique characters running around will be expressed on stage, and I can’t wait to deliver it to the fans. We look forward to seeing you at the theater!

Message from Ryota Hirono (Soya Kazama):

I am Ryota Hirono, and I will be playing the role of Soya Kazama. I’ve been reading this manga since I was in junior high school. As a young boy, I was excited to read about the well-thought-out team play. This time, I’ll do my best to make it exciting for everyone, so I appreciate your support!

Message from Keito Sakurai (Shuji Miwa):

I am Keito Sakurai, and I will be playing the role of Shuji Miwa. To express the conflict and delicacy of Shuji Miwa, I want to be the person who understands him better than anyone else. I will do my best to make sure that as many people as possible see the play. Thank you very much!!

“World Trigger the Stage” is scheduled to be performed in Tokyo and Osaka from November to December 2021. Norihito Nakayashiki, known for his writing works for the successful stage play series Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyu!! from 2015 to 2021, serves as the writer/director.

Main cast:

  • Yuuma Kuga: Keisuke Ueda (Manami Sangaku in Yowamushi Pedal stage plays)
  • Osamu Mikumo: Takuya Mizoguchi (Shin Oikawa in Dream Festival!)
  • Yuuichi Jin: Kensuke Takahashi (Daichi Ozora in Ultraman X)
  • Chika Amatori: Arisa Sonohara (Asahi Minato in Ultraman R/B)
  • Shiori Usami: Himika Akaneya (Laala Manaka in PriPara)
  • Takumi Rindo: Kosuke Kujirai (Kaoru Kaido in The Prince of Tennis musicals)
  • Jun Arashiyama: Koji Kominami (Koji Mihama in KING OF PRISM stage plays)
  • Ai Kitora: Misato Kawauchi (Yuu Koito in Bloom Into You stage play)

Key visual:

Source: “World Trigger the Stage” official website / Twitter

© Daisuke Asakura/SHUEISHA

© “World Trigger the Stage” Production Committee

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