'First Published on Manga. Tokyo'
Warau Kyuuketsuki (The Grinning Vampire) is an eternally beautiful manga by Susumu Maruo (serialized in Akita Shoten’s Young Champion). Even though the story ended in 2000, it is still a work with many fans and has been revealed to get adapted into a stage play at the end of this year. With Maruichiro Maruo (from Shika564) and Akira Yamazaki (from Warui Shibai) two u-and-coming creators from the Kansai area will collaborate to present you this play.
The aesthetic world of ‘Susumu Maruo x Kansai creators’ will start their ‘based on origin’ project with this stage play in Osaka.
Strange Fantasy Opera ‘Warau Kyuuketsuki’
Date: End of December 2017
Venue: Osaka Business Park Enkei Hall
Scriptwriter: Susumu Maruo (Shika 564)
Directing: Akira Yamazaki (Warui Shibai)
Planning, Producer: 4cu
Production: Kaiki Moso Kageki ‘Warau Kyuuketsuki’ production committee and「based on origin」project
About Warau Kyuuketsuki
14-year old pretty boy Konosuke Mori received from a mysterious woman, which turns him into a vampire. Now he is wandering the nights, in search of blood. Every day is filled with grief and melancholy.