It has been announced today that Koyama will be starring in a stage play later this year.
Titled Great Nature 「グレート・ネイチャー」the play will open at Tokyo’s Globe Theatre on Saturday September 12 and run till Tuesday September 29. And then a short season in Osaka from Friday October 9 to Sunday October 11 at Theater Drama City.
Full details are available on Jnet => English language page
Koyama reported in memai tonight that he has wanted to do an acting job but will still be doing news every at the same time. For the weekday performances he will be heading to the theatre directly from NTV and they will start at a later time of 19:30. However due to the fact he does a longer show on Wednesday, there will be no play performances on that day of the week.
He acknowledged that rehearsing and performing a play while still doing his live broadcasts of every is a challenge. However he also believes that he has been given a big chance with this play and we can only wait for more details to be released about the play itself.
Congratulations to him for adding another challenge to his already very busy schedule.