Dr. Stone Stage Play Reveals Main Visual and Cast Details

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The previously announced Dr. Stone stage play, titled Dr. Stone The Stage ~Science World~, has revealed its main visual, which shows off the cast of the play in their respective costumes. The cast lineup and staff were also revealed.

Senku Ishigami is played by Tsubasa Kizu, who recently took on the roles of Takemichi Hanagaki in the Tokyo Revengers stage play and Reki in the SK8 the Infinity: The First Part stage play. Other cast members include Naoya Iwaki as Taiju Oki, Mizuki Saiba as Ogawa Yuzuriha, Yume Nagatoshi as Kohaku, and Shougo Tamura as Chrome.

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Also part of the cast are:

  • Takumi Nagatsuka as Kinro
  • Tsukasa Taguchi as Ginro
  • Yuisa Ishida and Akari Miura as Suika
  • Yuuta Osumi as Gen Asagiri 
  • Yuuya Uno as Tsukasa Shishio
  • Shun Ishida as Dokutaro
  • ⋆Chiakomi Miyamoto, ASUKA, Ayano Watanabe, and Ruri Aoyama as Science Boys & Girls

Shingidan Yumeinochi Classics’s Masami Itou (Umineko When They Cry~Stage of the golden Witch~) is directing Dr. Stone The Stage ~Science World~, while Sayaka Asai (Magi: Meikyuu Kumikyoku) is the screenplay writer.

The play will have its first run at Tokyo’s Sunshine Theatre from July 9 to 18. A Hyogo run will follow at AiiA 2.5 Theater Kobe from July 21 to 24. 

The Shueisha-published Dr. Stone manga by Riichirou Inagaki and Boichi began in 2017 and has 25 tankoubon volumes as of March 2022. The series is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump and published under the Jump Comics label. A spin-off titled Dr. Stone Reboot: Byakuya, also by Riichirou Inagaki and Boichi, was released in 2019.

The manga has received an anime adaptation produced by TMS Entertainment and directed by Shinya Iino. The first season aired in 2019, while the second season aired in 2021. A third season is set to premiere in 2023.

Crunchyroll describes the anime as:

Several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon that turns all of humanity to stone, the extraordinarily intelligent, science-driven boy, Senku Ishigami, awakens. Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilization, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they will begin to rebuild civilization from nothing… Depicting two million years of scientific history from the Stone Age to present day, the unprecedented crafting adventure story is about to begin! 

Sources: @DrSTONE_stage, Dr. Stone The Stage ~Science World~ website

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