The internationally popular manga "Dr. Stone" began serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2017 and reached its conclusion in March.
As of April, the total number of copies of the manga, including digital editions, had reached 1.3 million. The manga has gained popularity among a wide range of generations and was adapted into a popular anime series.
But now, we have new details on the latest iteration of the popular franchise, its first foray into theatrical adaptation, titled "Dr. STONE: THE STAGE 〜SCIENCE WORLD〜."
The role of the main character, Senku Ishigami, will be played by 木津つばさ Tsubasa Kizu, who is known for his roles in the stage productions of "Token Ranbu" and "Ensemble Stars!," while the role of Taiju Oki will be played by 岩城直弥 Naoya Iwashiro, who has appeared in the 3rd season of the musical "The Prince of Tennis" and other productions.
石田隼 Shun Ishida will play the role of Doctaro, a character original to the stage adaptation. You can see him in the upper right of the poster dressed in yellow and wearing a hat.
The play will be performed in Tokyo and Hyogo Prefecture in July. The show will also feature on-stage scientific experiments that parents and kids can enjoy together, so it should be fun for the whole family.
Tokyo: July 9-18, Sunshine Theater
Kobe: July 21-24, AiiA 2.5 Theater Kobe
For more details on the show and to purchase tickets, visit the official website here.
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