The Messiah Project replaces Tsunenori Aoki with Kamen Rider Faiz actor Kohei Murakami.
Following the recently revealed assault caused by Tsunenori Aoki, it has been announced that his role in the Messiah Project play, Messiah: Engraved Moonlight, would be played by Kohei Kurakami, who comes from the same agency Aoki was formally associated with.
Kohei Murakami is best known as Kusaka Masato (Kamen Rider Kaixa) in Kamen Rider Faiz, as well as Bud (Zyuoh Bird) from Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger (Animal Sentai Zyuohger). The official website for the Messiah Project had this to say:
In lieu of Tsunenori Aoki stepping down the other day, we are announcing that Kohei Murakami will taking part. We are striving to deliver the best production to our customers, so from all of the sincere cast and staff members, we appreciate your continued support.
They will be performing in Tokyo from April 14th to April 22nd, then in Osaka from April 27th to April 29th.