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Love Live! The School Idol Movie


Alternative Titles

English: Love Live! The School Idol Movie
Synonyms: Gekijouban Love Live!, Love Live! School Idol Project Movie
Japanese: ラブライブ!The School Idol Movie

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 13, 2015
Licensors: NIS America, Inc.
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Duration: 1 hr. 42 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.191 (scored by 20,190 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #3212
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1406
Members: 37,698
Favorites: 587
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Synopsis

Hot on the heels of the third year students' graduation, μ's is invited to New York in hopes of spreading the joy of school idols to other parts of the world. Due to the events of the recent Love Live!, μ's has reached eminent stardom which results in crowds swarming them whenever they appear in public. With the increased attention, however, comes a difficult choice.

Having yet to publicly announce the decision they came to regarding their future, the young members of μ's are pushed to continue performing by rival group A-RISE, Otonokizaka High School, and even Love Live! itself. As leader, Honoka Kousaka is left wondering if the path they have chosen is truly for the best, as μ's must re-evaluate their choices and come to a final decision on what they want for the future.

Love Live! The School Idol Movie depicts the final chapter in μ's story as the girls explore just what being an idol means to them as well as the bond that connects the nine of them together.

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Background

Love Live! The School Idol Movie ended its 202-day theatrical run in Japan on December 31, 2015. During that time, it earned 2.86 billion yen in the Japanese box office. The movie was nominated for the Animation of the Year award at the 39th Japan Academy Prize.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Nishikino, Maki
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Pile
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Yazawa, Niko
Yazawa, Niko
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Tokui, Sora
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Tokui, Sora
Toujou, Nozomi
Toujou, Nozomi
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Kusuda, Aina
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Kusuda, Aina
Minami, Kotori
Minami, Kotori
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Uchida, Aya
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Uchida, Aya

Staff

Kyogoku, Takahiko
Kyogoku, Takahiko
Director
Hanada, Jukki
Hanada, Jukki
Script
ZAQ
ZAQ
Theme Song Composition
Hata, Aki
Hata, Aki
Theme Song Lyrics


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"Bokutachi wa Hitotsu no Hikari (僕たちはひとつの光)" by μ's




More reviewsReviews

Veronin
Jan 16, 2016
Having put Love Live's final adventure off for weeks after weeks, afraid of meeting the end of the series, now, after finally gathering the courage to watch it, I am left with the thought that Love Live may be the best idol series created.

It's surprising how far the series has come over the past couple years. I'm not sure most people thought much about it when the first season aired, other than that it was your typical idol show with some cute girls and some cool tunes. But after the airing of the excellent second season, and now with the movie finally cementing what it read more
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TCTriangle
Jul 9, 2015
I had the pleasure of watching this in theaters in Japan, and the movie is just what you would expect a Love Live! film to be: 1/3 music and dancing, 1/3 anime girls doing cute/funny things, and 1/3 drama - an animated musical comedy. If you already watched the first 2 seasons of the show, you know exactly what you are getting yourself into. However, there is one huge difference between the movie and the show: the first half takes place in NEW YORK CITY.

As a New Yorker, it was an absolute joy watching my favorite group of animated girls take on the great metropolis read more
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-Remix-
Dec 22, 2015
When I started to watch Love Live!, I was extremely skeptical of how the plot would play out. I'm not really into the whole idol culture but I wanted to keep my mind open and give Love Live! a shot. And boy am I glad I did. Now I can at least appreciate what idols have to undergo.

The movie, which builds off plot-wise immediately after the second season, uses the same kind of group dynamic that was present in the second season. Although this form of group dynamic doesn't change much from the second season (or ever, lol) you could almost feel the charisma beaming read more
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aerolyt
Sep 14, 2015
If I had to sum up Love Live! The School Idol Movie in a word, it would be "satisfying". Now that may seem a bit bland or inconsistent if you've glanced over to my overall score at all, but I truly mean it. Because as far as sequels and, dare I say, conclusions go, satisfaction is a very difficult objective to accomplish. All things considered though, the Love Live! movie is like the dessert that finishes off the meal that is the series: sweet, colorful, and over far too soon.

Story: 8/10
Picking up where Season 2 left off, the movie jumps right back into the story; read more
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