Naruto: Live Spectacle MALAYSIA 2015!!
We’ve been following this since news broke out last December. It was really exciting when MALAYSIA is mentioned in a press conference straight out of Japan from the get go! Anyhow we’ve got the official announcment & details right here. Tickets have just on sale last week. All you fans better get them soon as there are only 4 shows in 2 days. Stay tuned here & our Facebook page for updates! This event sparks a new hope for iconic Japanese anime turn into musicals, has emerged! etc. Kuroshitsuji, Death Note, Amnesia huhu ^^ VERY HOPEFUL 😀
‘LIVE SPECTACLE 《NARUTO -‐火影忍者-‐》’ HITS MALAYSIAN SHORES!
Naruto, one of the world’s biggest and most recognisable manga series is coming to Malaysia!
Since its inception in 1999 and final issue in 2014, Naruto has become one of the most popular manga series in all of time, and it is now being adapted into a stage show. The inaugural Live Spectacle 《NARUTO -‐火影忍者-‐》 World Tour is produced by the original producer of the series, Masashi Kishimoto, and will feature the latest technology in imaging, lighting and staging.
The most exciting part about the Southeast Asian leg of the tour is that it hit our very own Kuala Lumpur. Presented by JS Concert Productions Sdn. Bhd, Live Spectacle 《NARUTO -‐火影忍者-‐》, plays at the Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC) on 30th May and 31st May.
The one-of-a-kind show will use unprecedented techniques in action, music and visual art to bring the show life and thrill audiences the world over. Fans will be taken on a magical journey throughout the show, experiencing first-hand what it is like to be part of the magic of manga.
Directed and adapted by Akiko Kodama and with music by Toshio Matsuda, the show will also feature music, acrobatics and stories from Volumes 1-17 of the original manga. The stellar cast of actors includes:
Matsuoka Kodai as Naruto
Sato Ryuji as Sasuke
Ito Yui as Sakura
Suga Kenta as Gaara
Umegaki Yoshiaki as Jiraiya
Yumi Hiro as Orochimaru.
Behind the scenes of the show are:
Masuda Sumiko (Scenery Design)
Nishihara Rie (Costume Design)
Miyauchi Hiroaki (Hair & Makeup)
Yoshino Kazutaka (Acrobat Movement)
Yamada Shigeki (Choreography)
Saito Shigeo (Lighting Design)
Nakajima Satoshi (Sound Design)
Arakawa Hiroki (Video Projection)
Kurihara Naoki (Fighting Direction)
Iimuro Naoki (Mime Movement)
Iimen Masako (Sand Art)
One of the longest-running manga series in history, Naruto has printed over 200 million copies and is the third-best selling manga series of all time. Available in over 35 countries, the comic was also adapted into a popular TV series and most recently on film, in “The Last Naruto Movie,” which hit theatres in December 2014.
From a manga series, to a TV series and a film and now, a musical stage adaptation, Naruto is set to live in the hearts of its fans forever.