Ensemble Stars!

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Enstars
Japanese: あんさんぶるスターズ!


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 2019 to Dec 22, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: David Production
Source: Game
Themes: Idols (Male)Idols (Male), MusicMusic, SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.941 (scored by 99829,982 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #41802
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2973
Members: 41,646
Favorites: 583

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Synopsis

Yumenosaki Academy has been home to the best boy idols of different generations. Holding immense influence over the school, its student council maintains the status quo by enforcing old traditions with an iron fist. Transfer student Anzu winds up attending as the very first member in the production course, making her the sole female student in the entire school. There, she meets Subaru Akehoshi, Hokuto Hidaka, Mao Isara, and Makoto Yuuki—her classmates and members of the idol unit "Trickstar."

The academy holds Dream Idol Festivals—stage battles that put its students' singing and dancing skills against each other, with the audience voting on the winner. Winning these "DreFes" guarantees the members of the idol unit various privileges and prestige. However, with the student council intervening and punishing everyone involved in an unsanctioned DreFes, the members of Trickstar find that they can no longer sit around and let it continue. Alongside Anzu as their producer, they plot to become the revolutionaries of the academy.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Ensemble Stars! was released on two Blu-rays by Funimation, with each covering one half of the series. Part 1 was released on August 18, 2020 and Part 2 was released on October 27, 2020.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Hamano, Takatoshi
Sound Director, Sound Effects
Mimuro, Kenta
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


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Opening Theme

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1: "Stars' Ensemble! " by Yumenosaki Dream Stars (夢ノ咲ドリームスターズ) (eps 1-11, 24)
2: "Kiseki (キセキ)" by Trickstar (eps 13-15, 18, 21-22))
3: "Kiseki (キセキ)" by Eden (eps 16-17, 19-20)
4: "Kiseki (キセキ)" by Trickstar and Eden (eps 23)
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Ending Theme

1: "1ST SING-ALONG☆" by Trickstar (eps 1-2)
2: "IMMORAL WORLD" by UNDEAD (eps 3-4)
3: "Made in Tokimeki♪ (メイド・イン・トキメキ♪)" by Ra*bits (eps 5-6)
4: "Gekka Musou, Kurenai no Mai (月下無双、紅の舞)" by Akatsuki (eps 7-8)
5: "Mischievious Party Time!!" by 2wink (eps 9-10)
6: "Hajimari no Fantasia (始まりのファンタジア)" by Fine (eps 11-12)
7: "Meteor Scramble☆Ryuuseitai! (メテオ・スクランブル☆流星隊!)" by Ryuuseitai (eps 13-14)
8: "Magic for your "Switch" by Switch (eps 15-16)
9: "Yukai Tsuukai That's alright! (愉快痛快 That's alright!)" by MaM (eps 17-18)
10: "Kaisenka (凱旋歌)" by Valkyrie (eps 19-20)
11: "Promise Sword" by Knights (eps 21-22)
12: "Awakening Myth" by Eden (eps 23)
13: "Stars' Ensemble!" by Yumenosaki Dream Stars (夢ノ咲ドリームスターズ) (eps 24)



Jan 9, 2020
I honestly loved Ensemble Stars. I loved all the characters and ALL of the songs in the show. I never knew it came from a game until finishing the anime and looking more into it. I'll be honest the ending was completely rushed but I'm hoping for there to be more in another season (hopefully) if there is more story in the game.

The show left you with some questions of like Who? What? Where? When? and Why? and they are possibly answered in the game but the game is only available in Japan so it is hard to translate without a guide that doesn't ...
Dec 23, 2019
For you to truly love this Anime, you must be obsessed with discovering Anime characters more than anything else in Anime. The story is good but doesn't have much to it, it's normal. However, you will love this anime if you came to love the characters in it. The characters' personalities, and their appearance, meaning the art and the music in it are the strong points of this anime which can make you like it.

Ensemble Stars is not like any other idol's anime, as it focus mainly on some characters' stories, and sometimes a group of characters together, rather than focusing on a definite ...
Jun 15, 2020
Mixed Feelings
The difficult part about reviewing this anime?

Depending on whether or not you're already a fan of the games and are familiar with the story and characters, your enjoyment of this anime is likely going to be extremely skewed.

This is already a huge red flag; the anime struggles to stand on its own two feet and functions better as a supplement to the game experience. For people who aren't into mobage, I think the series is going to be pretty forgettable and, unfortunately, fails as a gateway into the franchise.

(To be fair, the anime had 24 episodes to convey what the game had ...

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