Vampire Knight Musical (ヴァンパイア騎士ミュージカル, vanpaia naito myuujikaru) is a musical stage play adaptation of the Vampire Knight manga series. It premiered in January 2015, and it had a second run in July 2015 under the name Vampire Knight - Revive (ヴァンパイア騎士-Revive-).
The musical was first announced on September 24, 2014 with an ad in LaLa, the magazine which had previously serialized the manga. LaLa also released cast announcements in their next issue in December 2014, and printed several interviews related to the musical.
A recording of one of the first run performances was released on DVD on May 29, 2015.
The show first ran in January 21st to 25th, 2015 at Hakuhinkan Theater in Tokyo, Japan. The last few performances were sold out.
The show had a second run from July 1st to 5th, 2015 in the Owlspot Theater at the Toshima Ward Performing Arts Center in Tokyo, Japan. Eight shows were performed. Most of the original cast returned for the second production.
The story follows the original Vampire Knight plot up through Shizuka Hio's death, condensed to just under two hours.
Cast, characters, and staff
- Directed and choreographed by Shinnosuke Motoyama
- Script written by Koji Tokuo, based on the manga by Matsuri Hino
- Yuki Cross portrayed by Yumi Wakatsuki
- Zero Kiryu portrayed by Ruuto
- Kaname Kuran portrayed by Akira
- Maria Kurenai portrayed by Karin Ogino
- Kaien Cross portrayed by Michie Kakimaru
- Shizuka Hio portrayed by Mai Watanabe
- Senri Shiki portrayed by Ai Matsumoto
- Takuma Ichijo portrayed by Riichi Amato
- Hanabusa Aido portrayed by Chiaki Kyan
- Akatsuki Kain portrayed by Oni (first run) and Ayana (Revive)
Two theme songs were released for the Musical:
- "Kirie Toroimen no Shirabe" (キリエ・トロイメンの調べ, lit. Melody of God's Dream) performed by Akira
- "Waltz of Vanitas" (ヴァニタスの円舞曲, Vanitas no Warutsu) performed by Akira
- Official site: first production (archived), second production (archived)
- Twitter: vampire_stage, NelkePlanning (production company)
- Facebook: nelkechan (production company)
- ↑ "Vampire Knight" Musical Returns to the Stage as "Vampire Knight - Revive", Crunchyroll, April 26, 2015.
- ↑ "Vampire Knight" Gets Musical Adaptation in January 2015, Crunchyroll, September 23, 2014.
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