Ensemble Cast

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The Ensemble Cast are minor characters who make up MANKAI Company's ensemble, appearing as N and R rarity cards in the game. Some of them make brief appearances during the main and/or event stories, and their cards have Backstage Stories.

Spring Troupe[edit]

Iku Sasakawa[edit]

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Iku Sasakawa (笹川郁 Sasakawa Iku) was scouted by the Director from another company; she often helps out at his, and he was told by his seniors to replay that debt. He has been acting since he was six years old, but his first guest role with a different theatre troupe is with MANKAI Company. He is humble and hardworking, and noted by the Director to closely observe others' acting. She also notes that he is aware of his own cuteness. In his inital R backstage, he was comforted by her after getting into an argument with Masumi and Yuki during practice.

  • Age: 15
  • Height: 163 cm
  • Birthday: March 21
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Occupation: 1st Year at Hanasaki Academy
  • Hobbies: Shopping

Arata Seto[edit]

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Arata Seto (瀬戸新太 Seto Arata) is in an acting club at his university and was a fan of MANKAI company prior to entering as part of the ensemble cast. He came to know the company when a friend in the club invited him to one of the performances. His acting is very natural and is able to play any role. He has a thirst for learning which is not limited to acting, and thus picks up various other skills from the company members, notably from Yuki, Tsuzuru, Kazunari, Muku, Itaru, and Omi.

  • Age: 18
  • Height: 175 cm
  • Birthday: May 6
  • Blood Type: A
  • Occupation: 1st Year at Yosei University
  • Hobbies: Fishing

Eiji Sumida[edit]

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Eiji Sumida (澄田英二 Sumida Eiji) seems new to theatre, but held an interest in acting prior to joining the company. He applied to MANKAI company after seeing they were recruiting on their website because the costumes were rumoured to be beautiful, and when he saw them in the promotional posters they were perfectly to his taste. One of the draws of acting for him is the opportunity to wear outfits that you wouldn't ordinarily wear. He is generally enthusiastic and is a self-proclaimed fan of Yuki, even going so far as to consider writing a fan letter asking to be made his apprentice.

  • Age: 17
  • Height: 171 cm
  • Birthday: April 5
  • Blood Type: O
  • Occupation: 2nd Year at Kyukon[1] High School
  • Hobbies: Karaoke

Summer Troupe[edit]

Miki Asakura[edit]

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Miki Asakura (朝倉ミキ Asakura Miki) is essentially new to acting. Although he had no particular interest in theatre, he was recommended by his classmates for a play at his school's cultural festival and awakened to the joys of acting there. He easily gives and receives praise, and is noted by the Director to have a mischievous side that probably makes him popular with girls. He excels at handing out flyers due to his charisma and self-confidence.

  • Age: 14
  • Height: 160 cm
  • Birthday: July 14
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Occupation: 2nd Year at St. Flora Middle School
  • Hobbies: Cafe hopping

Akito Taninaga[edit]

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Akito Taninaga (谷永彰人 Taninaga Akito) is a musician who is only interested in rock music. He has no acting experience and hasn't seen many plays either. He was brought by the manager, who he met at a music store, after sharing his struggles with lyric writing. Joining the company proves to inspire him and open up new avenues for him to pursue.

  • Age: 20
  • Height: 174 cm
  • Birthday: August 22
  • Blood Type: B
  • Occupation: Freeter (Bandman)
  • Hobbies: Playing bass

Takuya Suzuhara[edit]

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Takuya Suzuhara (鈴原卓也 Suzuhara Takuya) meets the Director while she is handing out flyers. He had been searching for something new to do and is invited by the Director to try watching them practice. As he has no prior acting experience, he is worried that he'll make a mistake and ruin the atmosphere of the show, but is assured by the Director that he's not alone on stage. He ends up enjoying the experience and grows particularly fond of the Summer Troupe.

  • Age: 21
  • Height: 170 cm
  • Birthday: June 19
  • Blood Type: B
  • Occupation: 3rd Year at Yosei University
  • Hobbies: Cycling

Autumn Troupe[edit]

Ichiro Makita[edit]

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Ichiro Makita (槙田一朗 Makita Ichirō) was scouted by the Director as she was searching for someone who wouldn't lose out to Sakyo and Juza. He hadn't been in a play since elementary school. He is from the same yakuza group as Sakyo and soon takes some of the other members under his wing to work out with them, namely Tasuku, Juza, Tenma and Muku. He is the only ensemble character thus far to have an appearance in stories other than his own.

  • Age: 26
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Birthday: October 3
  • Blood Type: O
  • Occupation: Yakuza
  • Hobbies: Muscle training

Kengo Kitagami[edit]

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Kengo Kitagami (北上健吾 Kitagami Kengo) was scouted by Citron and Kazunari after watching them perform a Street ACT. He is convinced to try being an ensemble cast member after Izumi rambles about curry to him. He is usually quiet and lethargic, and lacks confidence in his acting, but has a playful side and enjoys teasing people by saying surprising things in a normal tone of voice.

  • Age: 19
  • Height: 167 cm
  • Birthday: September 24
  • Blood Type: B
  • Occupation: 2nd Year at Yosei University
  • Hobbies: Eating

Julian Yamashita[edit]

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Julian Yamashita (山下ジュリアン Yamashita Jurian) was scouted by Izumi after picking up one of the flyers she dropped. He was involved with theatre long ago and happened to dream about it the night before, so he believes fate is leading him to join the company. He is surprisingly knowledgeable about acting. He has been asked to read fortunes for various members on the topic of troubles with acting practice, success in love, and whether the next play will be a success; however, he doesn't read fortunes that concern himself. He also thinks such fortune-telling is pointless because plays are made successful through everyone's efforts.

  • Age: 29
  • Height: 187 cm
  • Birthday: November 17
  • Blood Type: A
  • Occupation: Fortune teller
  • Hobbies: Reading self-enlightenment books

Winter Troupe[edit]

Yuichi Hasegawa[edit]

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Yuichi Hasegawa (長谷川悠一 Hasegawa Yūichi) is a fashion model who has appeared in a men's fashion magazine that Banri reads. The Director sees him as suited to wild and sexy roles. He has no prior acting experience but came of his own accord after seeing the call for ensemble cast members on the website. He is surprised by the difficulty of the practices but determines to go back to the basics and keep working hard. He takes an interest in the Director and flirts openly with her.

  • Age: 28
  • Height: 182 cm
  • Birthday: February 1
  • Blood Type: A
  • Occupation: Model
  • Hobbies: Ballroom dancing

Tsubasa Yoshikawa[edit]

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Tsubasa Yoshikawa (吉川翼 Yoshikawa Tsubasa) talented and experienced actor who was recommended by Yuzo. He is good at observing others and brainstorming based on what he sees, but risks getting overly invested. He suffers from 'second grader syndrome' and speaks in an overdramatic fashion.

  • Age: 26
  • Height: 178 cm
  • Birthday: January 10
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Hobbies: Writing lyrics

Keita Yano[edit]

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Keita Yano (矢野恵太 Yano Keita) was in an acting club in school, but stopped acting when he started working as he has less time to practice. In spite of that, he still loves acting; his passion is known to his friends as well. Although he is an only child, he takes on a mentor role as one of the older members and feels that he has gained younger brothers.

  • Age: 27
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Birthday: December 8
  • Blood Type: O
  • Occupation: Company employee
  • Hobbies: Driving cars

Notes[edit]

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