With the performance for the upcoming Persona 3 live action stage play titled Persona 3: the Weird Masquerade already set for January, new character visuals have been released via the clie_seisaku twitter account.
The new visuals feature voice actors-turned-stage actors Shouta Aoi (Ai Mikaze from UtaPri) and Kana Asumi (Nyaruko from Haiyore! Nyaruko-san! and Yuu Kotari/ Strength from Black Rock Shooter) in costume. Shouta Aoi will play the male protagonist while Kana Asumi will play the female protagonist.
Other cast members for the play have also been announced as Yukari Takeba will be played by Maho Tomita while Junpei Iori will be played by Genki Okawa.
Student council president Mitsuru Kirijou will be played by voice actress Asami Tano (Rin from Toriko) while Boxing team captain Akihiko Sanada will be played by another voice actor, Yuuki Fujiwara (Belphegor from Katekyo Hitman Reborn!).
Fuuka Yamagishi will be played by Marina Tanoue while Shuji Ikutsuki will be played by Shoichi Honda. Finally, Pharos will be played by Keisuke Ueda who is known for playing Kamen Rider Wizard’s Phantom Lizard Man/Satoshi Ishii.
Both Shouta Aoi and Kana Asumi will be alternating performances with some performances featuring the male protagonist while other performances will feature his female counterpart.
The play will premiere January 8, 2014 and will end on January 12, 2014. It will be held at the Theater G Rosso in Tokyo. Tickets are priced from 3,000 yen, 6,800 yen, 10,000 yen and 20,000 yen.
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via Clie Asia