Dream Festival!

What would you like to edit?

Alternative Titles

English: Dream Festival!
Japanese: ドリフェス!


Type: ONA
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 23, 2016 to Dec 16, 2016
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Game
Genres: MusicMusic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.731 (scored by 39563,956 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #48522
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4735
Members: 12,411
Favorites: 59

External Links

Ranked #4852Popularity #4735Members 12,411
Add to List
Episodes: /12
buy from amazon
* Your list is public by default.


Due to his cheerful personality and ability to smile even through a hard day's work, Kanade Amamiya is suddenly scouted into the idol life by industry legend Haruto Mikami. He joins the agency D-4 Production where he meets fellow high schoolers Shin Oikawa, Junya Sasaki, Itsuki Katagiri, and Chizuru Sawamura, who all aspire to become idols. Inspired by their determination, Kanade embraces this new life.

A perfect chance for his debut appears when they are grouped together to perform at the company's Dream Festival. To rise to the top, they must collect Dorika—cards given by the audience that idols use to form their stage outfits—and gain the audience's attention. However, the road to fame is a rocky one, and the boys must form a bond of friendship and trust before they can reach their goals.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


No background information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding background information here.

Episode Videos

Related Anime

Characters & Voice Actors


Murano, Yuuta
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Hisao, Ayumu
Masaki, Kaoru
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance


Opening Theme

"PLEASURE FLAG" by DearDream

Ending Theme

"Shinai naru Yume e! (シンアイなる夢へ!)" by DearDream

Dec 16, 2016
yellowheartren (All reviews)
First things first, let's state the obvious: DreamFes is an idol anime based on a videogame, with a sprinkle of magical boys, in 12 episodes. If you've considered that and have your expectations set accordingly - good. We can also get two things right out of the way: it won't win any award for the story or the overall visuals. Personally, I wouldn't call either of those mediocre, in fact in my opinion, the efforts can, at the very least, be seen, and that's enough to rate of both of them above the completely neutral "meh" middle ground.

Ok, so it's an idol anime, what read more
Jul 31, 2019
felixlovesanime (All reviews)
For all of my prior reviews, I never took concern regarding the seiyuu's performance (voice talent) because they always made it seem so easy regardless of the material. Unfortunately, there is always a first for everything and for my review on Dream Festival!, the greatest issue --for the first time ever-- lies on the seiyuu.

Especially for idol genre, the performance of the seiyuu becomes more vital than ever because it would take a different kind of muscle. As it is about singing, the speaking dialogues must be well-synchronized with their respective character's artistry and inner turmoils. Additionally, just like artists in real life, the idols read more
Mar 5, 2017
HT_Re (All reviews)
So, first thing: If you are you are going to watch this anime is a MUST that you like boybands, bishonen, why? After all... this anime is about bishonen in a boyband.

If you don't like these two things you can still watch the anime, but you're not their target audiance so I'm sure you're not going to find the same enjoyment as I did,

Let me state the obvious, I LOVE these idol/boyband/bishonen anime but this is a review so I'm goint to do it as it has to be made.

Story: The story is good, is about a group of boys who wants to become read more
Nov 4, 2019
KurokiAyano (All reviews)
Dream Festival, in my opinion, is one of my favorite idol animes. Yes, more then Love Live!.

Yes yes, I agree that the anime follows the same story as most idol animes, but it makes up for it with the character development (just the main characters, for now, Kurofune will come later).

Finally, there's the music. An idol or music anime with a bad soundtrack cannot be considered an idol or music anime. Luckily, the soundtrack doesn't disappoint. This anime gives the viewers a new song almost every episode, yeah I said 'almost.'

Overall, I think it's an alright idol anime, giving us a few hours read more

Recent News

'Dream Festival!' Gets Second Season in 2017

'Dream Festival!' Gets Second Season in 2017

The official website for Dream Festival! has announced that the anime will receive a second season in 2017. Dream Festival is a Bandai Namco idol project that recei...read more

Fall 2016 Simulcast [Update 11/20]

Fall 2016 Simulcast [Update 11/20]

In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime acquired for simulcast release during the Fall 2016 season. Anime series licensed for home video relea...read more

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Dream Festival! Episode 12 Discussion
Stark700 - Dec 16, 2016
16 replies by Elsmandearka »»
Oct 23, 2017 2:45 PM
Poll: Dream Festival! Episode 1 Discussion
Stark700 - Sep 23, 2016
36 replies by Elsmandearka »»
Oct 22, 2017 2:49 AM