The official website for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Ken Wakui's Tokyo Revengers manga has unveiled the cast lineup. The recently disclosed cast members are as follows:
Shо̄ Arai as Taiju Shiba
Ryosei Tanaka as Hakkai Shiba
Haruna Iikubo as Yuzuha Shiba
Yōjirō Itokawa as Seishū Inui
Shōhei Hashimoto as Hajime Kokonoi
Momoka Itо̄ as Emma Sano
Additionally, the returning cast members consist of:
Tsubasa Kizu as Takemichi Hanagaki
Keisuke Ueda as Chifuyu Matsuno
Kotone Hanase as Hinata Tachibana
Jun Noguchi as Naoto Tachibana (exclusive to the Tokyo performance)
Rita Aizawa as Takashi Mitsuya
Kazuya Yūki as Tetta Kisaki
Shūji Kikuchi as Shūji Hanma
Tomoru Akazawa as Kazutora Hanemiya
Daichi Nakashima as Haruki Hayashida
Shо̄ Jinnai as Ken Ryūgūji
Ryo Matsuda as Manjirō Sano
Naohiro Ise directs the play and will be showcased at the Higashi Osaka City Cultural Creation Center in Osaka from December 22-25, and at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel's Stellar Ball in Tokyo from December 29 to January 8. This new stage adaptation will focus on the series' Christmas Showdown arc.
The manga's initial stage play premiered in August 2021, followed by the second play in March 2022.
Ken Wakui launched the manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in March 2017, concluding the series in November 2022. The Tokyo Revengers Extra spinoff, chronicling the founders of the Tokyo Manji Gang, is serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine.
Kodansha USA Publishing publishes the English version of the manga. The story revolves around Takemichi Hanagaki, who discovers that his middle school girlfriend, Hinata Tachibana, was killed by the notorious Tokyo Manji Gang. Through a twist of fate, Takemichi time leaps back twelve years to his middle school days, aiming to change the course of history and save Hinata.
The anime adaptation's first season premiered in April 2021, streaming on Crunchyroll as it aired in Japan. The subsequent "Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown" arc aired for 13 episodes, with Disney+ and Hulu also providing streaming options. The upcoming "Tokyo Revengers: Tenjiku Arc" anime is set to debut in Japan in October.
In addition to the anime, a live-action film based on the manga was released in Japan in July 2021 and gained recognition as the top-grossing live-action film in the country for the year. Crunchyroll also streamed the film. The first installment of the sequel, "Chi no Halloween -Unmei-" (Bloody Halloween -Fate-), premiered in April, followed by the second film, "Chi no Halloween -Kessen-" (Bloody Halloween -Decisive Battle-), in June.