Mizobata Junpei will take on the role of Sasaki Kojirou, rival to the famous samurai Miyamoto Musashi in the stage play 'Musashi'. The role of Musashi will once again be played by Fujiwara Tatsuya. Written by Inoue Hisashi and directed by Ninagawa Yukio, this will be its third run after successful showings in 2009 and 2010, which included performances in London and New York. Oguri Shun and Katsuji Ryo had previously played Sasaki.
'Musashi' London ・ NY version will run at Saitama Arts Theater from 27th September to 20th October, Osaka at the end of October, Singapore's Esplanade Theatre on 8th & 9th November and Korea's LG Art Center in March 2014. Tickets for the shows in Saitama start selling on 13th July at 10,500 yen and 8,500 yen.