Following hot on the heels of the recent announcement regarding the live action movie of anime/manga, Black Butler, it looks like it will also be hitting the stage.
Musical Black Butler: The Most Beautiful Death in The World – A Thousand Souls and The Fallen Grim Reaper” has had new dates released for the Akasaka ACT Theater in Tokyo as well as the Umeda Art Theater in Osaka. The premiere of the musical will happening in Tokyo on May the 18th and June the 8th for Osaka. The stage production actually first started back in 2010 after the success of the first production, “That Butler, Friendship” in 2009.
Yuya Matsushita returns to the role he popularised, Sebastian Michaelis, while Ciel Phantomhive is brought to life by Taketo Tanaka. Uehara Takaya, a well-known among fans, returns as Grell Sutcliff and returning from the last musical, Izumi Shuhei fills the shoes of Undertaker.
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