The Rising of The Shield Hero Stage Play’s Opening Performance Clip Introduces Its Main Cast Members



After the postponement due to the effects of COVID-19, the stage play adaptation of Aneko Yusagi's fantasy light novel series The Rising of the Shield Hero finally opened in Tokyo on July 15. An opening performance clip to introduce its main cast members, including Yuuya Uno (Naofumi Iwatani), Karin Isobe (Raphtalia), Yuuna Sekine (Filo), Yuuya Asato (Motoyasu Kitamura), Riki Tanimizu (Ren Amaki), and Taiga Fukazawa (Itsuki Kawasumi), is now streamed. 


The stage play directed by Ken Ougida (Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits stage plays) was originally planned to be performed in Osaka and Tokyo from March to April 2020. However, all of the shows were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And now it is newly set to be performed at Theater Sun Mall in Tokyo from July 15 to 25, 2021. Advance tickets have been already sold out, and only a few same-day tickets are available.











Key visual:



Main cast: 


  • Naofumi Iwatani: Yuuya Uno (Kunimitsu Tezuka in The Prince of Tennis musicals) 
  • Raphtalia: Karin Isobe (Sayaka Saeki in Bloom Into You stage play) 
  • Raphtalia (childhood): Elena Kamata  
  • Filo: Yuuna Sekine (Sakura Amamiya in New Sakura Wars the Stage
  • Motoyasu Kitamura: Yuuya Asato  
  • Ren Amaki: Riki Tanimizu 
  • Itsuki Kawasumi: Taiga Fukazawa (Masaru Saiga in Karakuri Circus stage play) 
  • Erhard: Maruyama Atsushi (Utsusemimaru/Kyoryu Gold in Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger
  • Myne Sophia / Malty S. Melromarc: Sarah Emi Bridcutt (the anime voice cast of the character)
  • Slave dealer: Kotori Kojama 
  • Aultcray Melromarc XXXII: Isamu Ishizuka
  • Knight Commander Nopus: Kenta Nishi  
  • Deputy Commander Sabre: Kiyoshi Ohno
  • Eyck: Ryuya Ishigami





Source: "The Rising of the Shield Hero" stage play official website / Twitter 


© 2019 Yusagi Aneko/KADOKAWA/The Rising of the Shield Hero production committee



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