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Hetalia Musical Cast Visuals Revealed

Your favorite world powers are headed to the stage this December.

Yes, Hetalia: Axis Powers, the webcomic-turned-manga-turned-anime is now being adapted into a musical, and today we got our first look at the cast.

Photos of the nine powers Italy, Germany, Japan, America, England, France, Russia, China, and Australia in costume were released.

The cast is led by Ryoki Nagae, who plays Italy. Nagae previously played Julian in the stage version of Legend of Galactic Heroes.

The musical, entitled Hetalia: Singin’ in the World, features music by tak, who wrote the music for the Amnesia stage production.

Singin’ in the World opens December 24 at Tokyo’s Zepp Blue Theater.

Source: Natalie


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Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.