On June 9, Sega took to Twitter to promote Shin Sakura Taisen the Stage. In a tweet, the publisher noted that the play launched in November, and included an embed of Avex’s subtitled Digest Movie for the production.

The full text of the tweet is below:

Hello, #SakuraWars fans! ???? ???? ????

Back in November, Japan held “SHIN SAKURA TAISEN the Stage”, an amazing show with performances by the cast of the latest Sakura Wars, featuring music from the game!

You can enjoy a highlight video of the stage show here:

The ten-minute video features English subtitles and provides a digest of the events of the play. The latter half of the video features live performances of Star Tanjo (Birth of a Star) and Geki! Teikoku Kagekidan <Shinsho>.

Sega is the publisher for the Sakura Wars franchise. The company released Sakura Wars (2019) to retailers outside of Japan on April 28, 2020.

Shin Sakura Taisen the Stage opened on November 19, 2020 and ran through November 23, 2020. A second show, Shin Sakura Taisen the Stage ~Ouka no Utage~ was held at Tokyo’s Hulic Hall on March 21, 2021. A new production is currently planned for Winter 2021.

Cast

Sakura Wars the Stage cast visual featuring Sakura Amamiya in a blue kimono and pink hakama.

Sakura Amamiya (Yuna Sekine)

The main cast includes:

  • Sakura Amamiya: Yuna Sekine
  • Hatsuho Shinonome: Rina Takahashi
  • Azami Mochizuki: Yui Kanchiku
  • Anastasia Palma: Juri Hirayu
  • Clarissa “Claris” Snowflake: Natsume Oki
  • Sumire Kanzaki: Atsumi Katayama

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