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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The Idolmaster Side M
Japanese: アイドルマスター SideM
Spanish: THE iDOLM@STER SideM
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2017 to Dec 30, 2017
Premiered: Fall 2017
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Game
Themes: Idols (Male)Idols (Male), MusicMusic
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.131 (scored by 65366,536 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #35062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4555
Members: 21,643
Favorites: 127

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A newly created entertainment agency, 315 Production, specializes in scouting prospective idols who previously held other jobs. Whether they were a former lawyer, surgeon, or pilot, they had a place at the agency. As they grow to understand their new positions, they'll aim to achieve their dreams of becoming top idols!

(Source: The Idolm@ster Wikia)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Kuroki, Miyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Animation Director
Harada, Takahiro
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Reason!!" by 315 STARS (DRAMATIC STARS, Beit, S.E.M, High×Joker, W, Jupiter)

Ending Theme

2: "Beyond The Dream" by 315 STARS (DRAMATIC STARS, Beit, S.E.M, High×Joker, W, Jupiter)  (eps 2)
4: "TOMORROW DIAMOND" by Beit (eps 4)
5: "From Teacher To Future!" by S.E.M (eps 5)
6: "AFTER THE RAIN" by W (eps 6)
7: "JOKER↗All Mighty (JOKER↗オールマイティ)" by High×Joker (eps 7)
8: "Ryuusei Parade (流星PARADE)" by DRAMATIC STARS, S.E.M, Jupiter (eps 8)
9: "Over AGAIN" by Jupiter (eps 9)
10: "Sunset★Colors" by High×Joker (eps 10)
12: "DRIVE A LIVE" by 315 STARS (DRAMATIC STARS, Beit, S.E.M, High×Joker, W, Jupiter) (eps 12)


Feb 21, 2021
I've been a huge fan of the SideM series since 2016. Of course, I was very excited when this anime was announced, even though my favorite characters from the game weren't featured in it. However, I wouldn't recommend this anime to anyone who is 1) unfamilar with SideM already, or 2) hasn't watched THE iDOLM@STER (2011) and its film. This review will consider Episode of Jupiter as part of this anime.

Story (6/10) - Fair
There's two points I'd like to focus on. First, I think it's important to watch THE iDOLM@STER (2011) and its film prior to watch Episode of Jupiter and the SideM anime. EoJ ...
Sep 21, 2020
First review on MAL!

I may clarify that I have watched a lot of male idols anime's, and not even the ones from my favorites franchises (Uta no prince-sama and Ensemble Stars!) are even half enjoyable as Im@s SideM.

One thing that really catch my attention was the fact that most of them (12/19 if I'm correct) were 18 or over. Seeing adults in this kind of animes is really something fresh! I loved this!

The animation is, really, amazing.

I'm not a big fan of The Idolm@ster franchise since I dislike the producer-idol relationship it portrays. Just personal taste. But from the clips from the 2011 anime ...
Apr 22, 2019
Mixed Feelings
wowee my first mal review!
i've watched the original idolm@ster anime as well as cinderella girls, and played a lot of the mobile games. it's my first time actually diving deep into the sidem series though.
i didn't really know much about the series besides the dirty looking science guy whos really hot (lol) but this series was ok if a bit weirdly paced at times!

theres not a lot of dancing performances, i want to say theres like 5 when in the other series like cinderella girls there were way more even in just one season. most of the group specific episodes ended up getting montages instead, ...

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