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"Nodame Cantabile" Manga to Premiere as Musical in Tokyo

By Xueyang
Mar. 23, 2023 updated 04:15

The manga "Nodame Cantabile" by Tomoko Ninomiya has announced that it will premiere as a musical in Tokyo, Japan in October of this year. Ueno Juri, who played the female lead in the live-action TV drama and movie adaptation, will once again play Noda Megumi (Nodame), while Miura Hiroaki will play the male lead Chiaki Shinichi.

 Ueno Juri and Noda Megumi Ueno Juri and Noda Megumi

"Nodame Cantabile" revolves around the main characters Chiaki Shinichi and Noda Megumi. As an elite musician, Chiaki has to give up his dream of becoming a conductor due to his painful past. On the other hand, Nodame is a strange girl from a music school who meets Chiaki when he is at his lowest point. Thanks to Nodame, Chiaki begins to try different things, meets unique classmates (strange people), and even a world-class conductor. What changes will this encounter bring to their dreams?

Nodame Cantabile Manga CoverNodame Cantabile Manga Cover

The musical adaptation of "Nodame Cantabile" is highly anticipated by fans of the manga and the live-action adaptations. The casting of Ueno Juri and Miura Hiroaki is expected to bring the characters to life in a new and exciting way.

Source: GNN