Aniplex today released a first visual for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Akane Shimizu’s Hataraku Saibou/Cells at Work! manga, introducing Red Blood Cell portrayed by Kanon Nanaki (21/Sailor Mars in Sailor Moon musicals) and White Blood Cell by Masanari Wada (26/F6Karamatsu in Mr. Osomatsu stage plays). Obviously, the visual is inspired by the manga first volume’s cover illustration featuring the two main characters.
The stage play is scheduled to be performed at Theater 1010 in Tokyo from November 16 to 25, 2018. Tsuyosh Kida (Kamen Rider Hibiki, Kamen Rider Wizard) is attached to direct based on a script by Keita Kawajiri (Mob Psycho 100 stage plays). Trifle Entertainment (Prince of Stride The Live Stage) works on production. Advance sale of the ticket will be held between August 8 and 19. More details including additional cast and ticket price will be announced soon.
Masanari Wada as White Blood Cell
Kanon Nanaki as Red Blood Cell
Yuuki Kimisawa as Killer T Cell
Takeshi James Yamada as Regular Cell
Kimito Totani as Helper T Cell
Kaoru Marimura as Natural Killer Cell
Masaki Ota as Naive T Cell
Yuka Hirata as Macrophage
Chihiro Kai as Regulatory T Cell
Bishin Kawasumi as Dendritic Cell
Kaoru Masaki as B Cell
Yuumitsu Kishida, Kei Morita, & Ayane Kinouchi as Platelets
Yuki Masuda as Streptococcus Pyogenes
Shun Takagi as Influenza Virus
Ryouma Baba as Pneumococcus
Shou Tomita as Staphylococcus Aureus
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