The third batch of actors on costume have finally been unveiled for the upcoming live action Naruto musical, and they include two of the series most recognizable villains as well as the character considered one of the greatest perverts in anime.
The new visuals reveal two of the three legendary ninjas, Orochimaru and Jiraiya, as well as Orochimaru’s disciple, Kabuto.
Hiro Yuumi as Orochimaru
Yoshiaki Umegaki as Jiraiya
Tatsunari Kimura as Kabuto Yakushi
Previously, the first batch of costume reveals featured Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, and Gaara, while the second batch revealed Kakashi, Iruka, Zabuza, Haku, and the Third Hokage.
The other characters who were confirmed to be featured in the play include Hinata, Kiba, Shino, Shikamaru, Ino, and Chouji. The play will be held over at the AiiA theater in Tokyo from March 21 to April 5, 2015 before heading to Fukuoka from April 10 – 12, Osaka from April 17 – 19, Miyagi from April 23 – 25, and then it returns to Tokyo from April 29 to May 10, 2015.
The play will not only be shown in Japan, but also Macau, Malaysia, and Singapore, and it was also announced the dates and venues where the plays will be held in these three countries.
Macau: The Venetian Macau Theater from May 22 – 24, 2015
Malaysia: Malaysia International Exhibition & Convention Centre from May 30 – 31, 2015
Singapore: Resorts World Theater on June 6, 2015
Are you excited? The live-action Naruto musical will be a retelling of the manga’s 1st 27 volumes.