The anime follows Tsumugi Takanashi, an inexperienced manager for a new idol group under her father’s small agency. The idol group consists of seven male members and collectively, their moniker is IDOLiSH7. Tsumugi Takanashi must train these boys and turn them into global stars amidst the struggles that accompany the entertainment industry.
This popular Idol anime, based on the Japanese IDOLiSH7 smartphone game, will be airing the first half of its third season this year. This announcement was made at the IDOLiSH7 Fifth Anniversary Event.
The announcement also stated that the third IDOLiSH7 anime season will run for two split cours (quarters of the year).
Who Are the Returning Staff?
There was confirmation of returning staff from the previous two television seasons and Vibrato spinoff net anime.
Among the returning staff are Makoto Bessho, who will be directing the upcoming season at TROYCA; Masami Inomata is returning as the chief animation director; Ayumi Sekine is back in charge of the series scripts while Ei Aoki is returning to supervise; and Kasumi Fukagawa is again adapting the original character designs by Arina Tanemura.
The 17-episode first season, streamed by Crunchyroll, premiered in 2018. The IDOLiSH7 Vibrato spinoff series of net anime shorts also launched in February 2018. The second season of the anime series premiered on April 5. The first episode debuted ahead of the rest of the season on January 6, 2020, and Crunchyroll streamed the episode on the same day. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.
In April, it was announced that after the fourth episode, the remaining episodes of the second season had to be delayed because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. In August, it was announced that the season will resume with the third episode airing in October.
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