The mysteries of Ikebukuro come to life in the Durarara!! stage play with the help of some tokusatsu stars.
The 2010 hit anime Durarara!! is getting a stage play in April 2020, and the cast boasts some familiar Kamen Rider faces.
Following the story of the new kid in Ikebukuro, Mikado Ryuugamine, Durarara!! features a colorful cast of varying personalities and showcases the craziness that can ensue in one city. The series began as a light novel debuting in 2004 and was later adapted into an anime in 2010. A second season Durarara!!x2 aired in 2015.
The full cast list is as follows:
- Mikado Ryuugamine: Shouhei Hashimoto
- Masaomi Kida: Taishi Sugie
- Anri Sonohara: Yukina Fukushima
- Celty Sturluson: Natsumi Sano (suit actress), Miyuki Sawashiro (voice)
- Shinra Kishitani: Shintarō Anzai
- Shizuo Heiwajima: Yu Imari
- Izaya Orihara: Masanari Wada
- Kyouhei Kadota: Yuki Kimisawa
- Walker Yumasaki: Macoto Ōtani
- Erika Karisawa: Marina Tanoue
- Saburo Togusa: Tatsuya Kageyama
- Namie Yagiri: Sera Mutsuki
- Seiji Yagiri: Sion Yoshitaka
- Mika Harima: Akari Soseki
- Simon Brezhnev: Shun Takagi
The character Celty Sturlson, a mysterious biker with a cat-eared helmet, is played by two actresses. Both of the actresses have backgrounds in Kamen Rider. Natsumi Sano, the suit actress for Celty, is a stuntwoman known for suit acting Kamen Rider Tsukuyomi from Kamen Rider Zi-O, as well as various other in-suit roles. Providing Celty Sturlson’s voice is Miyuki Sawashiro, who is remembered by fans as the voice of Kiva-la in Kamen Rider Decade.
Fans can also recognize Kyouhei Kadota’s actor, Yuki Kimisawa, as Kirihiko Sonozaki/Nazca Dopant from Kamen Rider W.
The play will perform from April 10 – 18, 2020 at the Nippon Seinenkan Hall in Tokyo, then April 24 – 26, 2020 at the Tokoname City Community Hall in Aichi, and closing out in Osaka from May 1 – 6, 2020 at the COOL JAPAN PARK OSAKA WW Hall.