Baba Toru to star in “Persona 4” stage production


The “Persona 4” video game series is being adapted as a stage play next year, it has been announced. The production will be titled “VISUALIVE ‘Persona 4′” and will star actor Baba Toru as the protagonist of the story.

Voice actor Asanuma Shintaro is writing and directing the play, while film director Oku Shutaro is in charge of the video footage that will be incorporated into the play. Wada Shunsuke is handling the music.

The currently known cast members are:

Performances will be held at the Sunshine Theatre in Ikebukuro from March 15 to 20, 2012.

“Persona 4” was released for the PlayStation 2 in 2008. An anime series based on the game is currently airing on Friday nights.

Anime News Network


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