Produced in Japan 2.5-dimensional musical performances premiering in six countries! USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Singapore
What You Need to Know:
- Live Viewing Japan Co., Ltd. will hold "Japan 2.5D Stage Play World: Anime, Manga & Game Theater Online Festival 2021" from August 6th (Friday) to 26th (Thursday) 2021 in 6 countries (USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Singapore). During the period, three 2.5-Dimensional musical performances will be live streamed exclusively by the video distribution service "GLOBE CODING" with English subtitles.
- 2.5D musical was born in Japan. The term is used for theatrical presentations based on Japanese manga, popular animation, and video games. Over 2.5 million audiences enjoy 2.5D musicals at many theaters every year.
- Live Viewing Japan Co. will deliver selected performances to fans outside of Japan, creating exciting opportunities and new experiences and believe those familiar as well as new audiences will love and be inspired by these 2.5D musicals produced in Japan, and feel connected to Japan and the world with this festival.
- Live Spectacle "NARUTO"
- My Hero Academia The "Ultra" Stage
- Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical Nogizaka46 ver. 2019
August 6（Fri) - August 26（Thu) 2021
- Live Spectacle "NARUTO": August 6 (Fri) - August 12 (Thu）
- My Hero Academia The "Ultra" Stage: August 13 (Fri) - August 10 (Thu)
- Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical Nogizaka46 ver. 2019: August 20 (Fri) - August 26 (Thu)
USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK and Singapore
20:00 on weekdays and 14:00 on weekends in 6 time zones (NZST, AEST, SGT, BST, EDT and PDT）
※It will be streamed 6 times a day on a regular basis. Residents outside the above time zones can also purchase the tickets in all times.
※Please check the schedule on the special website for details on each time zone
Original language (Japanese) with English subtitles
$15 USD per one show
GLOBE CODING: https://globecoding.jp/en/
Live Spectacle “NARUTO”
Story：One day, at dawn, the mischievous boy called Naruto gets suspected of the missing book full of Ninja’s prohibited alchemies. Amid the furor he was trapped to know the secrets of his birth. When he was delivered, the legendary demon fox with nine tails was sealed up in his body. Naruto gets terribly shocked to know the fact, however, he was encouraged and supported by Iruka, one of the teachers at Ninja Academy, so that he managed to graduate from the school. Now that Naruto and his classmates start their duty as fresh-man, it means the beginning of a journey where they are forced to face challenges and fatalities as well as Naruto’s personal struggle and friendship with his fatal friend Sasuke.
Original: "NARUTO" Masashi Kishimoto (published by Shueisha Jump Comics)
Screenplay / Director: Akiko Kodama
Naruto Uzumaki: Koudai Matsuoka
Sasuke Uchiha: Ryuji Sato
Sakura Haruno: Yui Ito
Gaara: Kenta Suga
Kakashi Hatake: Yuki Kimisawa
Orochimaru: Hiro Yumi
©Masashi Kishimoto, Scott/SHUEISHA/Live Spectacle “NARUTO” Production Committee 2016
My Hero Academia The “Ultra” Stage
Story：In a world where 80 percent of the population is born with some kind of superpowers, known as "quirks." While many young people dream of becoming a superhero who protects people and society from accidents, disasters, the evil
Original: Kohei Horikoshi "My Hero Academia" (serialized in Shueisha's "Weekly Shonen Jump")
Director: Tsuneyasu Motoyoshi
Screenplay: Hideyuki Nishimori
Music: Syunsuke Wada
Izuku Midoriya: Shin Tamura
Katsuki Bakugo: Ryota Kobayashi
Ochaco Uraraka: Takeuchi Yume
Tenya Iida: Hiroki Ino
Shoto Todoroki: Ryo Kitamura
All Might (Muscle Form): Hiroaki Iwanaga
©K.Horikoshi/Shueisha, “MY HERO ACADEMIA” The “Ultra” Stage Project
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical Nogizaka46 ver. 2019
Story：Usagi Tsukino is a second-year Junior high school student who is a little clumsy and crybaby but full of energy. One day, she met a talking black cat named Luna, transformed into the Pretty Guardian in a Sailor Suit Guardian of Love and Justice, Sailor Moon! Usagi has a mission to assemble a team of fellow Sailor Guardians, find and protect the "Legendary Silver Crystal" and the princess. Meanwhile, Queen Beryl of the Dark Kingdom also wants to obtain "Legendary Silver Crystal" with infinite power. She sent the four Heavenly Kings to the town where the Usagi lived and caused a strange incident...
Five Sailor Guardians are now fighting a battle that goes beyond time and space to destroy the ambitions of the Dark Kingdom.
Original: Naoko Takeuchi (published by Kodansha)
Director: Worry Kinoshita
Sailor Moon / Usagi Tsukino: Shiori Kubo (Nogizaka46)
Sailor Mercury / Ami Mizuno: Hazuki Mukai (Nogizaka46)
Sailor Mars / Rei Hino: Seira Hayakawa (Nogizaka46)
Sailor Jupiter / Makoto Kino: Junna Ito (Nogizaka46)
Sailor Venus / Minako Aino: Mayu Tamura (Nogizaka46)
Queen Beryl: Nami Tamaki
Tuxedo Mask / Mamoru Chiba: Mikako Ishii
©Naoko Takeuchi・PNP / Musical “Sailor Moon ”Nogizaka46 ver. Production Committee 2019
Source: Official Press Release