Keisuke Ueda is an actor and singer best known for his performances on stage, particularly in “2.5 Dimensional Musicals,” stage shows based on 2D media such as anime and manga. Born on September 5, 1989 in Osaka, he landed his first lead role in 2007, in a musical adaptation of Shonen Onmyoji.
Since then, Mr. Ueda has played a central role in numerous stage productions. His notable characters include Sangaku Manami (Yowamushi Pedal), Japan (Hetalia), Choromatsu (Osomatsu-san), Zenitsu Agatsuma (Demon Slayer), and Yuma Kuga (World Trigger), among others. Most recently, he could be seen on stage as Chifuyu Matsuno in Tokyo Revengers: Bloody Halloween, and Hisoka Mikage in MANKAI STAGE “A3!” ACT 2 ~ Spring 2022~.
In addition to acting on stage, Mr. Ueda has expanded his activities to include roles in TV dramas and movies, and voice acting in anime and games. Notably, he provided the voice for Heine Wittgenstein in the anime, The Royal Tutor, as well as portraying him on stage in the musical adaptation.
Though already active as a singer through musicals, he made his major debut as a solo artist in 2018 with his first single, “START LINE ~Toki no Wadachi~.” He followed this with the release of two albums: Voice of.. in 2019, and canvas in 2021.
This June, Mr. Ueda will once again be reprising his role as Chuya Nakahara in the stage play, Bungo Stray Dogs: STORM BRINGER. He will be joining FanimeCon for the first time as a virtual guest via a pre-recorded panel. Come and learn more about the world of 2.5D musicals and get a chance to win special prizes!
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