Vampires Take the Spotlight with The Case Study of Vanitas Stage Play Adaptation

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Do vampires get stage fright, or is it just stake fright? We may soon find out, since the anime adaptation (rather than the manga) of The Case Study of Vanitas is inspiring a stage play!

A stylish key visual was unveiled with the announcement, along with the main staff and cast:

Case Study of Vanitas Stage Play Key Visual

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Akira Yamazaki (Kaiji stage play) is writing and directing the adaptation, with Keisuke Ueda as Vanitas, Shuji Kikuchi as Noé, Ami Nojo as Jeanne, Miki Sawada as Dominique and Haruki Kiyama as Roland.

The stage play is set to open at Theatre 1010 in Tokyo on January 21 next year, and will run until January 30. Part 2 of the anime adaptation is due out Winter 2022.

RELATED: The Case Study of Vanitas Part 2 Announced for Winter 2022

Which anime do you think would make a great stage play? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

Source: Comic Natalie

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