Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’s Noh/Kyogen Theater Adaption Is Set To Continue This Year!


After an outstanding performance last year, the Noh Theater Adaption of Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga will be back once again with another performance that will premiere later this year.

In a new announcement from their official website, additional performances have been announced for the new year, but also taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. There will be four venues that will feature the newly announced performances, which are listed below:

  • Kongo Nogakudo- Kyoto, Tokyo
    • May 24th-27th
  • Ōhori Park Noh Theater- Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    • September 13th-17th
  • Nagoya Nogakudo Noh Theater- Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
    • September 27th-28th
  • Yokohama Noh Theater- Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
    • September 30th- October 1st
Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Noh/ Kyogen Theater 2023 Announcement
Image Credit: Shueisha Inc.

The staff list includes Bunzo Ohtsuki, who is a national treasure and a winner of the Person of Cultural Merit Award. Ohtsuki is also performing in the play, portraying Rui, Lower Rank Five in the Twelve Kizuki. Meanwhile, The award-winning Kyogen actor Nomura Mansai II serves as the director and takes on the role of Muzan Kibutsuji and several other roles. Hirotada Kamei, son of the designated National Treasure Tadao Kamei, handles the tone of the play. And Yuichi Kinoshita, Head of the Kinoshita-Kabuki Company is handling the script. Bunzo’s student, Yuichi Ohtsuki portrays the protagonists Tanjiro and his younger sister Nezuko Kamado.


For more information on the Ticket Prices, and exclusive merchandise options, head over to their official website for more details. Also, be sure to follow their Instagram for an exclusive look at merchandise and costumes for the upcoming performance.

Source: Press Release

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