Onoe Kikunosuke V, Yonekichi Nakamura V star in new run
Shochiku‘s official kabuki Twitter account revealed on Tuesday that the previous kabuki stage play adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki‘s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind manga is getting a new run at Tokyo’s Kabukiza theater from July 4-29 titled Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä Ue no Maki: Shiroki Majo no Senki (Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind First Volume: Battle Chronicle of the White Witch).
The new run of the play will be the third act of an overall performance each day, which starts at 6:30 p.m. (the first two acts featuring other plays start at 11:00 a.m. and 2:40 p.m. respectively).
G2 is again directing the play alongside Onoe Kikunosuke V. Onoe Kikunosuke V is also starring in the play as Princess Kushana, although he played Nausicaä in the previous run. Nakamura Yonekichi V will play Nausicaä. Other cast…