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The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls


Alternative Titles

English: THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS
Synonyms: The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls
Japanese: アイドルマスター シンデレラガールズ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015
Premiered: Winter 2015
Broadcast: Saturdays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Game
Genres: Music, Comedy, Drama
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.201 (scored by 13,274 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #26642
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1544
Members: 32,948
Favorites: 246
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Ranked #2664Popularity #1544Members 32,948
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

There are many idols with long-established talent agency 346 Production. And now the company is starting a new program, the Cinderella Project!

Girls leading normal lives...

They are chosen to be aspiring idols and see another world for the first time in this Cinderella story. Can they all climb the stairs that lead to the palace?

The magic begins now...

(Source: Daisuki)

Background

Originally intended to be one continuous two-cour series, due to production problems, the show's run ended early with episode 13. Re-airings of the original The iDOLM@STER anime aired in the rest of the purchased timeslots. The originally planned second cour returned as a second season July 18, 2015.

Episode Videos


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Characters & Voice Actors

Shibuya, Rin
Shibuya, Rin
Main
Fukuhara, Ayaka
Japanese
Fukuhara, Ayaka
Anastasia
Anastasia
Main
Uesaka, Sumire
Japanese
Uesaka, Sumire
Kanzaki, Ranko
Kanzaki, Ranko
Main
Uchida, Maaya
Japanese
Uchida, Maaya
Futaba, Anzu
Futaba, Anzu
Main
Igarashi, Hiromi
Japanese
Igarashi, Hiromi

Staff

Takao, Noriko
Takao, Noriko
Director, Series Composition
Fujita, Akiko
Fujita, Akiko
Sound Director
Akai, Toshifumi
Akai, Toshifumi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Chief Animation Director, Animation Director
Yajima, Takeshi
Yajima, Takeshi
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Onegai! Cinderella (お願い!シンデレラ)" by Kaede Takagaki & Mika Jougasaki & Miho Kohinata & Airi Totoki & Mizuki Kawashima & Akane Hino & Sachiko Koshimizu & Mayu Sakuma & Koume Shirasaka
#1: cont. (Saori Hayami & Haruka Yoshimura & Minami Tsuda & Hitomi Harada & Nao Touyama & Chinatsu Akasaki & Ayana Taketatsu & Yui Makino & Chiyo Ousaki) (ep 1)
#2: "Star!!" by CINDERELLA PROJECT (eps 2-6, 8-12)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Message (メッセージ)" by Uzuki Shimamura & Rin Shibuya & Mio Honda (Ayaka Ohashi & Ayaka Fukuhara & Sayuri Hara) (ep 1)
#2: "Yuubae Present (夕映えプレゼント)" by CINDERELLA PROJECT (eps 2-5, 7, 13)
#3: "Star!! (Piano Instrumental Version)" (ep 6)
#4: "-LEGNE- Adanasu Tsurugi Hikari no Shirabe (-LEGNE- 仇なす剣 光の旋律)" by Rosenburg Engel (ep 8)
#5: "Happy×2 Days" by CANDY ISLAND (ep 9)
#6: "LET'S GO HAPPY!!" by Dekoration (ep 10)
#7: "ØωØver!!" by ✻ (Asterisk) (ep 11)
#8: "Nation Blue" by Rin Shibuya & Kaede Takagaki & Ranko Kanzaki & Riina Tada & Minami Nitta (Ayaka Fukuhara & Saori Hayami & Maaya Uchida & Ruriko Aoki & Aya Suzaki) (ep 12)




More reviewsReviews

MisterImouto
Apr 10, 2015
The iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls is like the party of the most popular kid in class you get invited to even though you’ve never really talked to them before. When you arrive you realize, oh wait, you don’t actually know anyone there and everyone’s already talking to each other. So you start filling a plate with carefully picked food before walking over to lean on the wall that’s not too close yet not too far from the crowd to have people think you’re a loner while you begin slowly chewing away, trying to look busy.

As a big fan of the original iDOLM@STER who’s seen the read more
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syneilen
Sep 30, 2015
It's difficult to view The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls in a vacuum. For a story existing in the same universe as the original iDOLM@STER series, it seems only natural that it should be judged against it. The formula is a bit different this time, but an idol anime is an anime; at the end of the day, there are going to be things that I want from it.

Unfortunately, however, it may in this comparison against the original series where Cinderella Girls falls the most. There are differences and similarities both: 765 Pro was a small agency, whereas 346 is a massive one; 765 was already together read more
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Van_DarkhoIme
Sep 3, 2015
(Some spoilers might be in here)


As one of those clueless idol anime fans out there, I'll be honest here. I watched Cinderella Girls before I bothered to watch the original. Now, I was reluctant to watch the original after watching this because I thought to myself "wow, look at all these unique characters and great songs in Cinderella Girls", now that I look back at myself for thinking that, I want to slap myself as hard as I can this instant.
So some people are probably wondering what the huge hate on Cinderella Girls is compared to the original iDOLM@STER, now I'll put this example as read more
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ratchet573
May 22, 2015
Story

My experience with the idol genre of anime can be summed up with “Love Live”. Based on that being the most popular entry in the genre, I didn’t hold out much hope that Cinderella Girls would blow me away. That being said, despite some preconceived notions upon starting, Cinderella Girls proved to me that the idol genre is basically a giant game of best girl and the only reason anyone watches anime of this type is to bitch about the crappy characters and gush over the good ones. So, in other words, Cinderella Girls cemented what Love Live had already taught me.

But Cinderella Girls is read more
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