A new website announced on Wednesday introduced the upcoming stage musical adaptation of Yu Tomofuji’s “Sacrificial Princess & the King of Beasts” (Niehime to Kemono no Ō) manga, titled “Musical : Niehime to Kemono no Ō ~the KING of BEASTS~. ”
Actor Daigo Kato will take on the lead role in this musical effort. The website not only introduces the actor but also reveals the musical’s talented staff along with a visual teaser.
Famous for the musical Prince of Tennis, Yukio Ueshima is taking on the role of scriptwriter, director and choreographer for the musical.
Collaborating on the musical’s artistic aspects were Sayaka Asai from musical group One on One, who contributed as lyricist, and Shigeru Yahata, who was responsible for composing the musical’s music.
Tomofuji began serializing the original manga in Hakusensha’s Hana to Yume magazine in 2015, concluding the series in October 2020. The manga’s 15th and final volume will hit shelves in January 2021, reaching circulation numbers. 2.1 million copies sold, including digital sales.
Yen Press released volume 15 to UK readers in April 2022, bringing audiences a captivating story in which a young girl reluctantly accepts the role of the next sacrificial meal for the King of Monsters. interesting, unraveling the story of love that goes beyond appearances.
Based on the manga’s success, a spinoff manga launched in Hana to Yume in August 2022, with a spinoff chapter in The Hana to Yume’s sister magazine in April 2022.
The anime adaptation of the manga’s first season premiered in April 2023, followed by the second season in July. Crunchyroll streamed the anime globally, excluding Asia, and expanded the reach of the series. This interesting story.