‘Nanbaka’ Stage Play Reveals Cast and Date

Mark your calendars! The stage play adaptation will run from 14 - 24 September at Tokyo's Zepp Blue Theater Roppongi


By Cheryl Tan

The wraparound jacket band for the fifth compiled volume of Shō Futamata‘s Nanbaka manga announced on Monday that the stage play adaptation will run from 14 – 24 September at Tokyo’s Zepp Blue Theater Roppongi.

The cast below includes actors that are reprising their roles from the anime as well.

  • Tomoru Akazawa as Jūgo
  • Airu Shiozaki as Rock (returning from the anime)
  • Ryō Kitazono as Uno
  • Junpei Yasukawa as Nico
  • Naoya Gōmoto as Hajime Sugoroku
  • Kimeru as Kiji Mitsuba (returning from the anime)
  • Keito Okuyama as Seitarō Tanabata (returning from the anime)

Funimation describes the series:

Welcome to Nanba, the world’s largest, most impenetrable prison. Locked away in cell block 13 are four inmates who provide more than enough trouble for Officer Hajime. Between attempted breakouts, gambling, and general misbehaving, these four believe that just because they’re in prison doesn’t mean they can’t have fun! Follow the hijinks of Jyugo, Uno, Rock, and Nico as they pass time behind bars.