Death Note: The Musical is coming in 2020 and will star Ryota Murai (Kamen Rider Decade) and Shouma Kai (Kamen Rider Ex-Aid) as Light Yagami and Fu Takahashi (Close Range Love: Season Zero) as L. Also appearing will be Sakura Kiryu as Misa Amane, Hirari Nishida as Sayu Yagami, Hye-na Park as Rem, Eiji Yokota as Ryuk, and Kiyotaka Imai as Soichiro Yagami.
Originally debuting in 2015, Death Note: The Musical will feature music scored by American composer Frank Wildhorn, who previously composed songs for artists such as Whitney Houston and Natalie Cole. The musical will feature lyrics written by Jack Murphy (The Count of Monte Cristo) and script written by Ivan Menchell (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). The musical will once again be directed by Tamiya Kuriyama.
The show will debut in Toshima Ward Performing Arts Exchange Theatre (Owl Spot) in Tokyo from January 20th 2020 – February 9th 2020 with plans to take the show over seas at a later date.