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English: Gekidol
Japanese: ゲキドル


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2021 to Mar 3, 2021
Premiered: Winter 2021
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 21:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Original
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, MusicMusic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: None


Score: 5.641 (scored by 26242,624 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #94842
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Popularity: #4932
Members: 10,583
Favorites: 30
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Set five years after the mysterious disaster of a city's sudden disappearance, a group of girls fascinated by the "Theatrical Material System" using 3D holograms aims to brighten the stage during the city's post-apocalyptic recovery.

(Source: MAL News)

The BD Box containing all twelve episodes was released on March 3, 2021. Regular broadcast ended on March 29, 2021.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Ueda, Shigeru
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Yamamoto, Nozomi
Theme Song Performance
Akao, Hikaru
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

#1: "Gekidol! (ゲキドル!)" by Seria Morino (Hikaru Akao), Airi Kagami (Chihara Mochida), Mayuri Nakamura (Amina Satou), Akira Asagi (Nozomi Yamamoto), Aimi Fujita (Asami Takano), Kazuhara Yamamoto (Aya Akiyoshi) (eps 1-6)
#2: "Toki no Tsubasa Chrono Geizer (時の翼 Chrono Geizer)" by Seria Morino (Hikaru Akao), Airi Kagami (Chihara Mochida), Mayuri Nakamura (Amina Satou), Akira Asagi (Nozomi Yamamoto), Aimi Fujita (Asami Takano), Kazuhara Yamamoto (Aya Akiyoshi) (eps 7-1

Ending Theme

#1: "Kizuna (キズナ)" by Uno Blaqlo (eps 1-3)
#2: "Seifuku DOLL (制服DOLL)" by Uno Blaqlo (eps 4-6)
#3: "Tokyo Lonely Girl (トーキョーロンリーガール)" by Uno Blaqlo (eps 7-9)
#4: "Dandelion Girl (ダンデライオンガール)" by BlowBackNotes (eps 10-11)
#5: "Gekidol! (ゲキドル!)" by Seria Morino (Hikaru Akao), Airi Kagami (Chihara Mochida), Mayuri Nakamura (Amina Satou), Akira Asagi (Nozomi Yamamoto), Aimi Fujita (Asami Takano), Kazuhara Yamamoto (Aya Akiyoshi) (ep 12)

Mar 20, 2021
KANLen09 (All reviews)
This show is a classic case of the "golden rule" of "Show, don't Tell" gone horribly wrong, and trying to salvage any further predicament will only harm your brain cells, much less your eyes. I know I did.

But first, a crash course on "Show, don't Tell":
‘Show, don’t tell’ is a classic advice for writers – something like a ‘golden rule’, delivered with complete surety and an authoritative tone by the last generation of authors to the next. This ‘set in stone’ approach drives many authors to try and pick it apart, but it’s survived so long for a reason: it is good advice, most of read more
Mar 25, 2021
IrrelevantGuy (All reviews)
Gekidol is ambitious. It wants to be different. It tries to stand out from other idol series by mixing in several dark and disparate themes. But in the end, it falls completely flat due to its outstandingly terrible execution.

The first episode of Gekidol is by far its best episode. After watching a concert of a renowned idol, a girl named Seria gets encouraged by it and resolves to become an idol as well. Despite her friend's advice, she joins a small yet welcoming theatre full of nice and friendly girls, and her journey towards becoming an idol begins. Sounds very generic, right? But it's far read more
Mar 23, 2021
dlxuniuniu (All reviews)
The world is facing the abyss, the stage girls are the last hope. Only they can safe the world and conjure up a smile for the citizens - welcome to the world of “Gekidol”!
First of all, it has to be mentioned that “Gekidol” is THE unexpected surprise of the idol/stage anime scene. All those anime fans who (like myself as well) expected a classic idol story with a bit slice of life and maybe some Sci-Fi action after the first glance, are completely wrong. This anime "GEKIDOL" offers us a story which is much deeper than we can imagine and cannot be summarized in a read more
Mar 23, 2021
SanaeK10 (All reviews)
Talk about a gem in the rough. When I went into this I certainly wasn't expecting the show to take me on such a wild ride, but here I am. I suppose theater type shows do inevitably muddle the line between the stage and reality, as with Revue Starlight, so I can't say I wasn't unprepared for the twists and the revelations that came, but still.

You know, as an adver-anime for the real life Alice In Theater Troupe, I must say I am impressed they'd bother doing a strange sort of plot that goes above and beyond the generic idol-style trappings of other shows. read more

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