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


Score: 7.391 (scored by 8634186,341 users)
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Ranked: #20992
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Popularity: #1208
Members: 171,678
Favorites: 2,873

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Same initial setting, character interactions, and personalty traits. Both casts of characters try to achieve the "impossible" and reach that goal together. In Love Live Sunshine, it's to save their school and win an Idol Competition that has gradually been difficult. In Sora yori, they work hard to achieve a goal of making a journey to Antarctica. If you love strong character chemistry that have similar ways of delivering it. Watch them both. 
report Recommended by Azukano
Both animes center around music and the majority of the main cast is female. The characters from each anime have obstacles to surpass in order to reach their goal, which was winning their respective competitions. And if you like a bit of shoujo ai, both have some of it. 
report Recommended by Mykeez
Not only because both series are about a group of girls becoming Idols, but both Cinderella Girls and Sunshine are alternative settings in their respective Idol Franchises (iM@S and Love Live, respectively). A new beginning after the end of their main series. Also, there's more similarities between both of them: -Both series involves a special thematic: CG uses a sort of "Cinderella Analogy" in the series, while Sunshine involves the sea thematic. -Both series begins with the main character (Uzuki / Chiika) convincing her new friend (Rin / Riko) to become Idols. Also, a tomboyish girl (Mio / You) joins in. -Both series have too much similarities about  read more 
report Recommended by krsp
They are genderbend to each other D: Lindo Tachibana looks like Ruby Kurosawa(i guess they are Twin!!!!) Nanashiro Mage looks like Ohara Mari Tsushima Yoshiko looks like Natsumezaka Yoshiki(Fallen Angel!!) Kunikida Hanamaru looks like Sogami Urie You Watanabe looks like Kaginuki Rem have to watch them both D:!! 
report Recommended by Akaito_Kisaragi
These two anime is very enjoying... i said that because those anime had not much conflict in there (little much in LLS)... those anime let us flow at their activity, just like we on it too... btw, i love genre music and maybe thats the point. 
report Recommended by GravesRobber
Both have the same director, both have odd and off-kilter senses of humor, both have a character who is trying way too hard to be cool, both have dramatic scenes at aquariums, both involve a giant insect that devours people whole. (The centipede in Mushiuta, Sunrise in love live) 
report Recommended by Endorph
Both animes are about schoolgirls, who are doing music in a school club. K-On is definitively more rocking than the normal Love Live stuff. But Love Live! Sunshine!! has the concurrent idol group Saint Snow, who definitively knows how to rock. Therefore if you like K-On for the rock music or you think, Saint Snow is the better school idol group, than you schould watch the respective other show! 
report Recommended by Tigerle
The two shows take place near the beach and focus on a club of girls. The protags are very similar and meet a girl on the beach and yeah.  
report Recommended by chinysari0t
Both anime are about idols and their hardships. It gets pretty angsty at times with their problems but they always got to overcome it with their own way! Both anime have a deep meaning about how failures isn't a bad thing and you can move on from it! If you liked one, you will like the other! 
report Recommended by inamikan
A young school girl gets fascinated with something (related with music) and now she wants to be like that, scouting other girls with their own dreams and reasons to be on the group on her way 
report Recommended by ArisuSenpaii1
They both have very similar flow-y animation along with the similarity of being by the ocean. Both anime's have cute bubbly characters and a strong friendship vibe. There's also a similar aura/atmosphere between both that's light heart-ed and cute. 
report Recommended by Jungkook
Both anime Go about a cute group of Idols. Both Girl are really adorable ! Both anime have a Music Gerne. Both anime have the Same kind of charachters.  
report Recommended by shirley1994
Both shows have striking similarities. They revolve around a group of girls trying to become famous as an idol group. The cutesy style is also very similar. 
report Recommended by matisayu
Both animes are about recruiting members to make an idol club to become real idols, while someone from the student council try to sabotage the club (same background) 
report Recommended by Titadou
They are both about highschool girls trying to be local idols.  
report Recommended by sweetbeat001
Both take place at a countryside japanese town and it focus the atention in a group of female characters. 
report Recommended by ArisuSenpaii1