Ensemble Stars!

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


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


Score: 6.951 (scored by 1264812,648 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #45352
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3178
Members: 48,349
Favorites: 689

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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.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer
Hishida, Masakazu


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
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)

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 ...
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 ...
Jul 6, 2022
As a long time fan of the Ensemble Stars franchise, I enjoyed this anime a lot. Simply getting to see the characters I love moving around in anime format was great, and it was very fun sharing in the hype with my fellow fans. HOWEVER. The anime as a whole when looking past my love for the franchise was very poorly done. I understand that they were trying to give every character from the game screen time but considering that they were trying to showcase the main story of the original game- which is extremely meaty- it just didn't work out very well. The main ...

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