TOHO and Fuji TV reported on Thursday that Naoshi Arakawa’s Your Lie in April manga is motivating a stage musical that will keep running in Tokyo’s Brillia Hall in July 2020.
The American composer who is mostly known for songs sung by Whitney Houston and Natalie Cole are scoring for the musical. Tracy Miller Schell and Carly Robyn Green co-composed the lyrics with Wildhorn. Arranger Jason Howland is responsible for the game plan and coordination for the musical. Ikko Ueda coordinates the musical and Riko Sakaguchi pens the book.
The cast includes:
- Yūta Koseki (top row left in the image above), and Tatsunari Kimura (top row center) as double cast for the main protagonist Kōsei Arima.
- Erika Ikuta (top row right) as Kaori Miyazono.
- Fūka Yuzuki (bottom row left) as Tsubaki Suwabe.
- Kōki Mizuta (bottom row center), and Takuto Teranishi (bottom row right) as double cast for the role of Ryōta Watari.
Your Lie in April is a Japanese manga arrangement composed and showed by Naoshi Arakawa. The arrangement was serialized in Kodansha’s Monthly Shōnen Magazine from April 2011 to May 2015. An anime TV arrangement adjustment by A-1 Pictures circulated from October 2014 to March 2015 on Fuji TV’s Noitamina block. A live-action film adjustment of a same name was discharged in September 2016.
Your Lie in April manga’s official description is:
“Piano wonder Kōsei Arima rules different music rivalries and ends up celebrated among youngster performers, yet additionally disputable. At the point when his mom Saki dies all of a sudden, he has a psychological breakdown while performing at a piano presentation which brought about him never again having the option to hear the sound of his piano despite the fact that his hearing was impeccably fine.
After two years, Kōsei has not contacted the piano and perspectives the world in monochrome, with no style or shading, surrendering to experienced his existence with his great companions, Tsubaki Sawabe and Ryōta Watari, until, at some point, a young lady makes a huge difference. Kaori Miyazono, a venturesome, free-energetic, fourteen-year-old musician whose playing style mirrors her hyper character, encourages Kōsei come back to the music world and demonstrates that it ought to be free and shape breaking not at all like the organized and inflexible style Kōsei was utilized to, and as she keeps on elevating him, he rapidly understands that he adores her, however she as of now loves Watari.“