Update 6/24/2020, 11:30PM EDT: Added clarity regarding the timeframe of the new new opening date.
Earlier today, Sega hosted a Sakura Wars live streaming event. During the show, it was announced that the Sakura Wars (2019) The Stage theatrical shows will be held in Winter 2020. The official Sakura Wars Twitter account started streaming a new trailer for the show, which you can check out below:
— サクラ大戦公式@SEGA (@Sakura_Taisen) June 19, 2020
Yuna Sekine, who plays Sakura Amamiya in the show, issued a comment on the news:
Sorry to make you wait! Finally, you can see the Flower Division [onstage]. I was so happy and touched by the warmth from everyone who waited for us. Thank you! I’ll do my best to tell the new story from here! Please look forward to it.
Sakura Wars (2019) The Stage was originally slated to run from March 5 – 8 at Akasaka’s Sogetsu Hall. Eight shows were planned for the period. On February 26, Sega announced that the show was canceled due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
The show’s confirmed cast includes:
- Sakura Amamiya: Yuna Sekine
- Hatsuho Shinonome: Rina Takahashi
- Azami Mochizuki: Yui Kanchiku
- Anastasia: Palma Juri Hirayu
- Claris: Natsume Oki
- Sumire Kanzaki: Atsumi Katayama
- Seijuro Kamiyama: Yohei Azakami
Sakura Wars (2019) launched in Japan on December 12, 2019. The title, which is available on Sony’s PlayStation 4 console, sold through 166,771 as of January 13, according to Famitsu. Sega released the game worldwide on April 28.
Source: YouTube (SEGA)