Ultra-violent post-apocalyptic anime Fist of the North Star is becoming a stage musical in Tokyo

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel


We are shock!

What comes to mind when you think of a stage musical? Maybe a bunch of cats, singing about things they remember or some guy with half a mask and a way too possessive crush on a girl?

Well how about a bunch of muscle-bound martial artists punching each other until somebody’s head explodes?

Japan’s Horipro Stage theatrical production group has announced that it’s currently developing an adaptation of Fist of the North Star, the 1980s anime/manga classic about martial artist Kenshiro wandering a post nuclear-war world and protecting the weak with his pressure point-targeting punches

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