According to Yomiuri Online, twelve students of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) performed an experimental stage play "LIVE ACTION ANIME 2009: MADNESS AT MOKUBA" at Tokyo University of the Arts. The play was written by an associate professor of MIT Ian Condry
Picture of the performance
The play is one hour long mystery taking place in an imaginary university "Mokuba Institute of Technology". Characters such as giant robots, shinigami
, game otaku dance to express a mixture of reality and anime. Dr. Condry produced the play to show his gratitude to Japanese animation.
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