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Demon Slayer Stage Play Leads Showcased in Costume

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If you were wondering how the upcoming Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba stage play would depict the manga and anime’s leads, the first main cast visuals are here with the answer. The official website went up with a look at costumed versions of Ryota Kobayashi’s Tanjiro Kamado and Akari Takaishi’s Nezuko, so see if you think they nailed the characters.

First up, Ryota Kobayashi as Tanjiro:

Akari Takaishi as Nezuko:

Written and directed by Kenichi Suemitsu—who’s been working on the Touken Ranbu series’ stage plays since 2016—performances of the Demon Slayer play kick off in Tokyo on January 18.

Here’s the main visual:

In case you missed it, there’s also the first trailer for the Demon Slayer anime film!

Source: Official site via Crunchyroll