|Released||April 2, 2016|
Nirinzaki (二輪咲き; Twin Flowers) is a 2015 short play starring Morning Musume '15 and ANGERME, written and directed by Suemitsu Kenichi. It is a prequel to LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki-, set 50 years before. It features the original cast in their respective roles and members who did not perform in LILIUM as new characters.
Nirinzaki was performed during the Engeki Joshibu Musical "LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki-" Kanshasai, which was a reunion event held as a part of the BS-TBS Kaikyoku 15 Shuunen Tokubetsu Kikaku COOL JAPAN ~DOU~. It took place on August 31 and September 1, 2015 at the Ikebukuro Sunshine Theater.
The play is included in the BS-TBS Kaikyoku 15 Shuunen Tokubetsu Kikaku COOL JAPAN ~DOU~ "Engeki Joshibu Musical 'LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki-' Kanshasai" DVD, which had a limited release through e-LineUP! on April 2, 2016.
- From Morning Musume '15
- Fukumura Mizuki as Lindou (竜胆)
- Ikuta Erina as Odamaki (オダマキ; Columbine)
- Sayashi Riho as Lily (リリー)
- Suzuki Kanon as Rose (ローズ)
- Iikubo Haruna as Lycoris (リコリス) (lead role)
- Ishida Ayumi as Cherry (チェリー)
- Sato Masaki as Marguerite (マーガレット)
- Kudo Haruka as False (ファルス)
- Oda Sakura as Sylvatica (シルベチカ) (lead role)
- Ogata Haruna as Chive (チャイブ)
- Nonaka Miki as Peony (ピーアニー)
- Makino Maria as Canna (カンナ)
- Haga Akane as Petunia (ペチュニア)
- From ANGERME
- Wada Ayaka as Snow (スノウ)
- Fukuda Kanon as Silane (紫蘭)
- Nakanishi Kana as Camellia (キャメリア)
- Takeuchi Akari as Cattleya (カトレア)
- Katsuta Rina as Nasturtium (ナスターシャム)
- Tamura Meimi as Marigold (マリーゴールド)
- Murota Mizuki as Himawari (ヒマワリ; Sunflower)
- Aikawa Maho as Monstera (モンステラ)
- Sasaki Rikako as Mimosa (ミモザ)
- As of March 2015, Suemitsu has been working on writing a sequel to Nirinzaki and another prequel to LILIUM, titled LYCORIS (formerly Forgotten).
- Iikubo Haruna stated on her blog that the play was rehearsed in one day and ANGERME could not come to the rehearsal due to a schedule conflict.
- ↑ https://twitter.com/suemitsu/status/635349261975089152
- ↑ https://twitter.com/yommy_384/status/638337368399872000
- ↑ https://twitter.com/M_ism/status/967229153312260096
- ↑ "BS-TBS 開局15周年特別企画 クールジャパン 〜道〜 「演劇女子部ミュージカル 『LILIUM-リリウム 少女純潔歌劇-』感謝祭」" (in Japanese). Hello! Project.
- ↑ https://twitter.com/suemitsu/status/581498421871169536
- ↑ https://twitter.com/suemitsu/status/521004564175007744
- ↑ "リコリス 飯窪春菜" (in Japanese). Morning Musume Tenkigumi Official Blog. 2015-09-01.