AKB49: Ren’ai Kinshi Jourei Musical Cast Announced!
AKB48’s manga series about a boy who dresses up as a girl to join the group under the pretenses of protecting a girl he likes is getting a musical adaptation and the cast for the limited-run of the show has been announced! Unsurprisingly, Sae Miyazawa (SKE48/SNH48) has been cast as the lead character Minoru Urayama/Minori Urakawa.
Mako Kojima (AKB48) and Nana Owada (AKB48) have been double cast as Hiroko Yoshinaga, the girl that Minoru joins AKB48 to watch over.
Akari Suda (SKE48) has been cast as antagonist Ai Okabe, Minori’s main rival.
Also cast in yet unspecified roles are: Ayamo Umeta (AKB48), Ryoka Ohshima (AKB48), Nana Okada (AKB48), Saya Kawamoto (AKB48), Mikoto Uchiyama (SKE48), Marika Tani (SKE48), Yukari Yamashita (SKE48), Riko Sakaguchi (HKT48), Miyabi Ino (AKB48 Kenkyuusei), Megu Taniguchi (AKB48 Kenkyuusei), Kaori Matsumura (honorary lifetime SKE48 Kenkyuusei), Ayaka Morita (NMB48 Kenkyuusei), and Rina Yamao (NMB48 Kenkyuusei).
The play will run for only six days with two performances each day starting at 1:00pm and 6:00pm, so get your tickets as soon as possible!
AiiA Theater Tokyo
Jinnan 2-1-1 Shibuya, Tokyo
Mako Kojima performances
September 12, 13 (both 1:00pm and 6:00pm shows)
September 14, 16 (6:00pm show only)
September 15 (1:00pm show only)
Nana Owada performances
September 11 (both 1:00pm and 6:00pm shows)
September 14, 16 (1:00pm show only)
September 15 (6:00pm show only)
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