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Fullmetal Alchemist Manga Transmutes into 1st Stage Play Adaptation in 2023

Fullmetal Alchemist stage play


Even though it’s been more than the decade since the series’ conclusion, Hiromu Arakawa’s beloved Fullmetal Alchemist manga continues to cross new boundaries and dimensions (sometimes literally). The franchise’s first stage play adaptation was announced today, revealing a main visual (above), a packed cast list and photos of the Yohei Isshiki and Ryota Hirano double-cast in costume as the esteemed Edward Elric.


Yohei Isshiki

Yohei Isshiki as Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist stage play


Ryota Hirano

Ryota Hirano as Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist stage play



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The rest of the cast is as follows:


  • Shuto Mashima as Alphonse Elric
  • Kosei Sakurada as Alphonse Elric (suit)
  • Rin Okabe as Winry Rockbell
  • Jin Aoki as Roy Mustang
  • Takuma Wada as Roy Mustang
  • Minami Tsukui as Riza Hawkeye
  • Metal Yoshida as Alex Louis Armstrong
  • Yuki Okamoto as Maes Hughes
  • Yuki Kimisawa as Jean Havoc
  • Motohisa Harashima as Denny Brosh
  • Sakurako Mizuki as Maria Ross
  • Yutaka Abe as Tim Marcoh
  • Keita Oishi as Shou Tucker
  • Hikari Ono as Izumi Curtis
  • Kurama Sao as Lust
  • Raima Hiramatsu as Envy
  • Taisei Kusano as Gluttony
  • Tomoya Hoshi as Scar
  • Shogo Suzuki as Solf J. Kimblee
  • Megumi Kuge as Pinako Rockbell
  • Mizuki Saito as Gracia Hughes
  • Himari Ogawa as Nina Tucker
  • Yuika Shiribiki as Nina Tucker
  • Takuro Tatsumi as King Bradley



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Helmed by Sachiko Ishimaru as director and scriptwriter, the Fullmetal Alchemist stage play is currently scheduled to run from March 8 to March 12 at Osaka’s Shin Kabuki-za, followed by Tokyo’s Nippon Seinen-kan Hall from March 17 to March 26.


Source: Comic Natalie



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