Love Live! Sunshine!!

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Synonyms: Love Live! School Idol Project: Sunshine!!
Japanese: ラブライブ!サンシャイン!!
English: Love Live! Sunshine!!
German: Love Live Sunshine!!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 2, 2016 to Sep 24, 2016
Premiered: Summer 2016
Broadcast: Saturdays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Other
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: Idols (Female)Idols (Female), MusicMusic, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.391 (scored by 9162991,629 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #22382
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1295
Members: 182,130
Favorites: 3,027

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Synopsis

Chika Takami, a self-proclaimed normal girl, has never been involved in any clubs and lacked any notable talents. However, after a visit to Tokyo, she discovers a stage where even an ordinary girl like her could shine—the world of school idols. Inspired by the former superstar school idol group μ's, Chika is determined to start her own school idol club in her seaside hometown at Uranohoshi Girl's High School. But even before gathering any students to join the group, the aspiring school idol finds her greatest obstacle to be student council president Dia Kurosawa who stands firmly against the creation of the club.

Just when it seems there is no hope, Chika meets Riko Sakurauchi, a transfer student from Otonokizaka High School, home of μ's. Somewhat shy but a talented piano player, Chika believes her to be a promising recruit, though convincing her to join is easier said than done. In spite of that, Chika chooses to charge forward and overcome the obstacles keeping her from forming a school idol group that shines as bright as the nine that came before her.

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Staff

Cook, Justin
Producer
Makimoto, Yuki
Producer
Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer
Sakai, Kazuo
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


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1: "Aozora Jumping Heart (青空Jumping Heart)" by Aqours
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Ending Theme

1: "Kimeta yo Hand in Hand (決めたよHand in Hand)" by Chika Takami (Anju Inami), Riko Sakurauchi (Rikako Aida) & You Watanabe (Shuka Saitou) (eps 1)
2: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by Chika Takami (Anju Inami), Riko Sakurauchi (Rikako Aida) & You Watanabe (Shuka Saitou) (eps 2)
3: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by Aqours (eps 3)
4: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by Hanamaru Kunikida (Kanako Takatsuki) & Ruby Kurosawa (Ai Furihata) (eps 4)
5: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by Yoshiko Tsushima (Aika Kobayashi) (eps 5)
6: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by Kanan Matsuura (Nanaka Suwa), Dia Kurosawa (Arisa Komiya) & Mari Ohara (Aina Suzuki) (eps 6)
7: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by Yoshiko Tsushima (Aika Kobayashi), Hanamaru Kunikida (Kanako Takatsuki) & Ruby Kurosawa (Ai Furihata) (eps 7)
8: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by 1st & 2nd Years (eps 8)
9: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by Chika Takami (Anju Inami) & Riko Sakurauchi (Rikako Aida) (eps 10)
10: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by You Watanabe (Shuka Saitou) (eps 11)
11: "Yume Kataru yori Yume Utaou (ユメ語るよりユメ歌おう)" by Aqours (eps 12)




Reviews

Jan 4, 2017
I had very mixed feelings when I heard Love Live would be starting again with a new cast of characters. Muse had finally gotten to the point where each member had earned their place, and while it made sense for their story to end, I always felt a desire for more. I wanted it to be the beginning rather than the ending.

Love Live Sunshine may not have been the beginning I wanted, but it is hardly a weak addition to the series. It does many of the things that made the original series so special, and more than justifies its own existence. I'm glad ...
Sep 25, 2016
Mixed Feelings
Great historical sequel , great music and a worthy continuation to love live highschool is what i would have loved to have been saying but cant. Am i too absorbed by the older generation maybe but it doesnt hide the fact that this anime was good in its own way but lacking in some.

That they created a new story in the same world as love live was great it was something i looked forward to watch and that the anime did well. They also brought forward what was great about the school idols through the different characters. So in that was enjoyable ...
Sep 24, 2016
Love Live Sunshine is the successor to the popular Love Live, which recently ended with a movie. This continuation to the series really got me excited, since love live is one those anime that I don’t get tired or re-watching (I probably re-watch it twice a year or so.) and also at some point I religiously played the mobile game every single day. But still, in the end, little by little I got disappointed of the show throughout the season. Spoilers ahead for those who haven't finish them yet.

The dialogue of the characters isn’t well thought out. It’s basically them spouting memes non-stop hoping that ...

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