A musical x anime mixed-media project dubbed FLAGLIA project has been announced, with the musical set to be performed at the Nippon Seinenkan Hall from February 3 to February 9, 2023.
Comic Natalie reports that the musical side of the project, titled FLAGLIA the Musical ~Yukitekaerishi Monogatari~, will take place in the Middle Ages, while the anime will take place in the present. Novelist Madoka Takadono (Gun Princess) is the creator and scriptwriter for both.
Studio Gaina is producing the anime with Itsurou Kawasaki (The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting, Magical Girl Ore) as director. The staff for the FLAGLIA anime also includes ziwataneho (Senpai to Boku: Soumubu Shanai Kouanka illustrator) as original character designer and Eriko Itou (Farewell, My Dear Cramer) as character designer.
Comic Natalie also reported that singer/actor Yoshikuni Dohchin and South Korean boy band SUPERNOVA’s Yoon Hak will be performing in both the musical and anime.
Aside from Douchin and Yoon Hak, the musical also stars Toshiki Seto, the nine members of the Japanese-Korean boy band NIK, Waku Sakaguchi, Shoutarou Ookubou, Tatsuya Tomoishi, and Kenji Sakamoto. Tsuneyasu Motoyoshi is directing.
Sources: Comic Natalie, @FLAGLIA_project