Love and Fire / Full Beat
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English Title: Love and Fire / Full Beat
Japanese Title: 千太郎纏しぐれ / フル・ビート
Romanized Title: Sentarou Matoi Shigure / Furu Biito
Performances: Takarazuka Grand Theater, 09/21 - 11/06
Shinjin Kouen Performances: Takarazuka Grand Theater, 10/19
Love and Fire
Director: Shibata Yukihiro
Composer: Takahashi Kuni, Terada Takio
Choreographer: Hanawaka Shunjuu
Conductor: Nomura Youji
Shinjin Kouen Director:
Director: Okada Keiji
Composer: Takahashi Kuni, Yoshizaki Kenji, Hashimoto Kazuaki
Choreographer: Kita Hiroshi, Tsukasa Konomi, Oka Masami
Conductor: Okada Yoshiki
Available on DVD: No
|Sentarou (a fireman, affiliated with Yo group)
|Ichi (a firegirl, acting as Ka group chief)
|Unokichi (a fireman, Ka group)
|Harukoma (dance teacher)
|Rikichi (news seller)
|Mitsu (Unokichi's lover)
|Sanji (a fireman, Ka group)
|Koine (a courtesan)
|Yae (samurai's daughter)
|Chiyo (a girl from Iseya)
|Fuji (a landlady)
|Yasuke (a fireman, Yo group)
|Mitsuki Yuu (1979)
|Shimaoka Sanai (policeman)
|Hatsu (Rikichi's wife)
|Hachibei (noodle seller)
Other Cast: Yutaka Ayumu, Aoki Ryou, Ichihara Kei, Kachou Itsuki, Kamo Senjou, Kotozuki Chiko, Ami Jun, Mafue Hibiki, Aya Tatsumi, Maikaze Nami, Kusabue Masako, Kita Izumi, Nozoe Sayuki, Misaki Kou, Sayaka Machiko, Aki Hisato, Ai Yuriya, Sahara Miyuki, Chihiro Ai, Goshiki Arata, Chikoto Kurumi, Saiki Takumi, Shirasagi Madoka, Takane Fubuki, Miki Sayaka, Tsukushino Aya, Godai Katsura, Hime Marika, Mayuzumi Reina, Ichijou Akane, Kakyou Asuka, Kana Chikoto, Kurihara Reiko, Katsura Asahi, Natsuo Kaori, Seisa Kiho, Kazami Reo, Yukihara Chinae, Wakou Hajime, Akari Nami, Takanashi Jun
WARNING!! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS!!
The story takes place in the Kanda district of XIX century Edo. Sentarou and Unokichi are firemen from rival groups, though off work they are best pals.
Sentarou had been orphaned by the big fire long ago, and was brought up by the Yo firemen group. He is very beautiful and kind-hearted, and all the district girls are in love with him, including courtesan Koine, samurai's daughter Yae and Ichi, daughter of Ka group chief. While the chief is ill, she takes his duties,
The Iseya paper shop is burnt down, and the only survivor is the girl, Chiyo, Sentarou feels sorry for her, as he expirienced the same tragedy in his past. He takes the girl as his ward, Due to terrible shock, Chiyo became mute.
The policeman Shimaoka investigated the case and discovered that Iseya shop was arsoned to cover the murder of the owner and his family. Now Chiyo, who lives with Unokichi's lover Mitsu, is in danger.
Soon after Mitsu's house (Izumiya dry goods shop) is also arsoned and Chiyo is attacked,
Scene 1: The Grand Opening
The curtain rises on a setting in which a pyramid can be seen through a smoky haze. After brilliant light and rock music fill the stage, the hero appears. The hero and others bring the stage alive with song and dance.
The hero: Asami Rei
Dancers: Taira Michi, Shou Sumire, Mori Keaki
Singers: Mano Yuria, Mikaze Riza, Kusabue Masako, Kita Izumi, Tachihara Kae, Mariya Tomoko
Scene 2: The Class
In the music room of a high school, a very proper, straight-laced songmistress leads the class in singing the lesson-song of the day, "Wild Rose". Suddenly a runaway rider barges into the class and shouts, "Sing hard rock, not classical music!" Following the rider`s lead, the high school students join him in a frenzy of rock dancing and singing. When the bell signals the end of the class the students stop singing and dancing and resume their normal routine as if nothing extraordinary had ever happened.
The rider: Asami Rei
Songmistress: Shou Sumire
Scene 3; Ebb Tide
On a twilight beach, a boy is throwing stones to the sea and suddenly eh finds a girl standing beside him. They spend the twilight of the evening elusively. As the stars come out and the sea roars, they say goodbye.
Man: Taira Michi
Girl: Mikaze Riza
Scene 4: Caribbean Wind
On a Caribbean beach a dandy appears and sings of his carefree life. Lovely young beach maidens approach the dandy and tempt him with their fruits. When other young men appear on the beach however, the maidans retreat. Will the dandy ever catch his love?
Dandy: Asami Rei
Girl; Hatobue Maki
Love couple: Shou Sumire, Mano Yuria
Scene 5: Ondine
A shining knight named Hans leads his men into a foggy, ice covered forest inhabited by Nymphs. Little does Hans know that the Nymphs possess mysterious, magical powers. He meets the enchantingly beautiful and charming Ondine and becomes infatuated with her. She leads him to the castle. Hans and his men begin to fall under the spell of the Nymphs. Ondine sees Hans and his men becoming powerless so she takes his sword and slays Penelope. Because of this, Hans and his men are able to escape but Ondine becomes locked in the cold icy world.
Hans: Asami Rei
Ondine; Mori Keaki
Penelope; Shirogane Akemi
Scene 6: Rhapsody in Tahko
Beautifully attired in a variety of costumes, a woman shows her charms through song and dance.
Miss Tahko; Asami Rei
Singers; Taira Michi, Shou Sumire
Shadows; Hatobue Maki, Mano Yuria, Ichihara Kei, Mikaze Riza
Singers: Chishiro Kei, Hokuto Hikaru, Mori Keaki, Kusabue Masako, Tachihara Kae, Mariya Tomoko
Scene 7: Finale
The cast dances and sings the theme song "The Hero"
Dancers: Taira Michi, Shou Sumire
Singer: Mori Keaki
The Hero; Asami Rei
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