Teppei Koike-starring New Rurouni Kenshin Musical Canceled due to COVID-19



The official web site for the brand new musical adaptation of the "Kyoto Arc" of Nobuhiro Watsuki's motion jidaigeki manga sequence Rurouni Kenshin introduced immediately that its all 50 efficiency at IHI Stage Round Tokyo are canceled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. 


The Teppei Koike (L within the Demise Notice musicals)-starring musical was scheduled to carried out from November three to December 15, 2020. The theater is understood for its 360-degree spherical viewers seats (the seats are set within the middle of the theater, and scenes of a play are modified by rotating the seats).



Message from the organizers:


"As for the musical 'Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto-hen,' which was scheduled to be held at IHI Stage Round Tokyo from November 2020, we had ready for the viewers to totally take pleasure in it through the use of the traits of the 360-degree stage construction with intense and dynamic choreography and genuine sword combat scenes. Nevertheless, in mild of the latest unfold of the brand new coronavirus (COVID-19), the director of this efficiency, Shuichiro Koike, and the organizers had repeatedly mentioned. We remorse to tell you that we’ve determined to cancel the entire performances as a result of we consider it might be troublesome to ship the complete attraction of the play that we initially wished the viewers to take pleasure in. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this will likely trigger to those that have been wanting ahead to the play."



Message from the director Shuichiro Koike:


"With the fury of the corona, which remains to be exhibiting no indicators of slowing down, we’ve come to the conclusion that it’s not our intention to point out sword combating that the actors can't stand shut to one another, and that it might be troublesome to ship the 'Rurouni Kenshin' to the viewers in the best way it must be this fall. We’re very sorry about this, however we ask on your understanding and cooperation."



ミュージカル『るろうに剣心 京都編』に関しまして、誠に遺憾ながら全公演を中止させて頂くことと致しました。開催を楽しみにお待ち頂いていた皆様には多大なるご迷惑をおかけすることとなり、深くお詫びを申し上げます。詳細につきましては公式HPをご覧下さい。https://t.co/oaz7qwcn9M pic.twitter.com/0rJk8TUfjm

— ミュージカル『るろうに剣心 京都編』公式 (@rurokenstage) August 28, 2020



27-year-old Mario Kuroba (Ryota Kise in Kuroko's Basketball stage performs) was solid as Makoto Shishio:


ミュージカル『るろうに剣心 京都編』剣心の最大の敵、志々雄真実役演じる黒羽麻璃央の大注目のビジュアルがついに解禁!https://t.co/Aj1ZulTldG#ミュージカルるろうに剣心 #志々雄真実 #黒羽麻璃央 pic.twitter.com/NffUIY23Z6

— ミュージカル『るろうに剣心 京都編』公式 (@rurokenstage) August 5, 2020



Supply: Musical "Ruropuni Kenshin -Kyoto Arc" offcial web site / Twitter


©Nobuhiro Watsuki/Shueisha