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Tuesday, 24 April 2018 02:09

Kitahara Rie to cast Okita Soji in Stage Play

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Former NGT48 member Kitahara Rie will cast Okita Soji in Stage Play "Shin Bakumatsu Junjoden". Okita Soji was Japanese famous swordsmen, he was the captain of the first unit of the Shinsengumi, a special police force in Kyoto during the late shogunate period. The stage play will run at Kinokuniya hall from 7 to 30 July 2018.

In the stage play Okita Soji is a boyish girl, Kitahara Rie will star, becoming the 10th person to play female version of the historical figure Okita Soji. This role was cast by Japanese famous actresses Hirosue Ryoko, Ishihara Satomi, Kiritani Mirei and Matsui Rena.

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  • Comment Link anonymous Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:18 posted by anonymous

    I don't mean to nitpick, but:

    Casting is the process of choosing an actor/actress for a part. This job is usually done by a casting director.

    Kitahara has been cast to play the part of Okita Soji. She didn't do the casting. She is an actress, not a casting director.

  • Comment Link Joe Wednesday, 25 April 2018 01:29 posted by Joe

    "to play" or "is cast as" there now all is right with the world.

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