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Amnesia anime comes to the stage as a musical

Great news for fans of the underrated anime, Amnesia, with the announcement that the show is coming to the stage in the form of a musical. The show will run over 10 days and consist of 15 stages and interestingly, will have 5 different endings much in the same way that the anime did. You can have a peek at the announcement trailer below.

Due to the nature of the show, not much information is publicly available at this time. It look set to run during January 2014 in Tokyo at the Hakuhinkan Theater. The seats have been priced at ¥6,500 while there is a special “Queen” seating also available as well as a bonus gift attached. That one will set you back ¥8,500. The organisers have also mentioned that minors will not be admitted to the stage show.

Black Butler The Musical Site Opens

We ran a story about popular anime/manga, Black Butler, receiving a musical stage show in Japan. Recently the official site for the musical opened with pictures of the cast in full costume.

The stage show, “Musical Black Butler: The Most Beautiful Death in The World – A Thousand Souls and The Fallen Grim Reaper“, launches on May 17 for Tokyo while Osaka will see a June 8th opening date. Below you can see the gallery of the cast in costume and makeup.

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Black Butler The Musical, Dates Announced

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.

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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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Some links below for you for more info and pics.

Black Butler Musical Main site