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Rock Musical Bleach Gets New Cast

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posted by wonderclover on 30 May, 2011 at 12:40 am   ·   30 comments
Rock Musical Bleach Gets New Cast

One of Japan's most popular musicals, Rock Musical BLEACH, will be held in six different locations with a brand new cast starting on July 1st.

With 4,500 auditions held, Norizuki Kouhei has been chosen as the lead of Ichigo Kurosaki. He will be joined by Sato Miki, Kujirai Kousuke, Ishizaka Isamu and Niiro Shinya. Kida Tsuyoshi will be producing as well as writing an original story for the new musical.

Created by Kubo Tite, Bleach follows Ichigo Kurosaki after he attains the power of a Shinigami (or Soul Reaper) from Rukia Kuchiki, another Shinigami. With his new powers, Ichigo is forced to take on the duties of defeating evil spirits (Hollows) and guide departed souls to the afterlife in Soul Society. The manga is currently celebrating its 10 year anniversary.

Since the musical's creation in 2005, 130,000 people have seen it.

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Comments

  • Posted by MegaKHlover · 211 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    MegaKHlover

    suprised there was a musical

  • Posted by abc9gazeSugoi · 110 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    abc9gazeSugoi

    i only saw one tiny bit of a bleach musical and i thought it was histarical[in a good way, it was a scene of Uruhara, what do you expect, :)]
    i want to see a full length one though, i wonder what it'll be like <3

  • Posted by Narisa · 125 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    Narisa

    Ooooh I want see this! >.<

  • Posted by StarAWings · 200 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    StarAWings

    I saw the original run of the musical online (I need subs) I look forward to this... but I also feel a bit weird, like with Tenimyu... I don't know if they can live up to my expectations since the original cast did such a great job in my opinion.

  • Posted by robtoke · 15,399 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    robtoke

    I'm sure it's much better than 'Broadway's Spiderman: turn off the dark'

  • Posted by YamadaReika · 1,915 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    YamadaReika

    Yeah~.. I've been watching em' and i like Byakuya.. too bad i can't this time!!.. T_T

  • Posted by yongzhenkit · 132 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    yongzhenkit

    too bad i cant go
    !!

  • Posted by pandagirlsyd · 1,036 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    pandagirlsyd

    I wanna see it!

  • Posted by thanzuu · 185 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    thanzuu

    can't wait! :)

  • Posted by LovesickMelody · 265 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    LovesickMelody

    i wanna see it :)

  • Posted by Kuroboxx · 423 Jpops · 37 shares · 3 years ago  
    Kuroboxx

    omg.. i been wanting to see this show live since forever.. its so freakin funny XD

  • Posted by squishysama1 · 9,530 Jpops · 30 shares · 3 years ago  
    squishysama1

    oh my god, I saw the musical on YouTube and it is so...stupid! it's hilarious!!!

  • Reply by Miki VIP  
    Miki

    why is it stupid? the reason?

  • Posted by DistructiveMusic · 155 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    DistructiveMusic

    Woah great. o:

  • Posted by Aysohmay VIP CREW · 92,648 Jpops · 344 shares · 3 years ago  
    Aysohmay

    Oh my goodness, I didn't know there was a rock musical to Bleach XD Over the top!

    The C-King
  • Posted by taikasana · 10,494 Jpops · 162 shares · 3 years ago  
    taikasana

    Sounds interesting :D

  • Posted by zhienn · 3,962 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    zhienn

    I want to see this as well! :D

  • Posted by Harikawa1 · 205 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    Harikawa1

    They shouldn't change actors! TT_TT old cast was soooo coooool!

  • Posted by BKW · 462 Jpops · 2 shares · 3 years ago  
    BKW

    i need to see this...but with subtitles XD. no seriously, i've watched theatre shows with subs before

  • Posted by nancyuchiha · 2,166 Jpops · 3 years ago  
    nancyuchiha

    want to see it!!! ^^

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