Vocalist Ryuji from the band The Brow Beat, who also is an actor, will return as the character Sasuke in the upcoming Naruto stage play titled “Uzumaki Naruto Monogatari”. It is the fourth play in the series and features the arcs “Pain’s Assault” and “Five Kage Summit” from the manga.
The performance will take place in both Tokyo and Osaka by the end of the year. Between December 4 and 13, at Tokyo’s Nippon Seinen-kan Hall; between December 25 and January 2, at Osaka’s Hotel Mielparque. The December 6 and January 2 shows will be livestreamed, but currently, there are no details about them. More information will be available at a later date.
Leading up to the play, the cast members have one-by-one uploaded a comment video to share their feelings on the show. Below is Ryuji’s entry, fully dressed up as Sasuke.
If you haven’t yet, make sure to catch the recent interview with The Brow Beat where both Ryuji and HAKUEI speak about what it was like writing a song for an anime.