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Phoenix Wright: The All-Woman Musical

Yes, you heard me right...Phoenix Wright. Musical. All women.

Phoenix Wright the Musical
Phoenix Wright the Musical
This is too good to be true: not only is there a live-action musical based on Gyakuten Saiban (better known to US fans as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney) in the works...it's also a takarazuka-style show, which means women play all the roles in a flamboyantly campy production.


The group performing the musical is the Takarazuka Revue, and Japan Probe ponders whether the traditional audience of takarazuka shows (college-age and 60+ women) will be joined by a new set of fans...like, say, otaku? I dunno, but man, if I was going to be in Japan I would absolutely go and see this-- it's just too awesome.

maxwellon Jan. 16, 2009 at 12:16 p.m.
i used to live about 30min north of Takarazuka, never went to the Revue though. the ads in the trains scared me away.
Sigueon Jan. 16, 2009 at 12:22 p.m.
Do want.
OkazukiIchigoon Jan. 16, 2009 at 2:49 p.m.
I think I seen that girl in the back before...
Champyon Jan. 16, 2009 at 6:01 p.m.
wow
coonce staff on Jan. 18, 2009 at 12:44 p.m.
ur good at this gia .. love it.

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