IDOLiSH7: Second Beat!

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Synonyms: IDOLiSH7 2, Idolish Seven 2
Japanese: アイドリッシュセブン Second BEAT!


Type: TV
Episodes: 15
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2020 to Dec 27, 2020
Premiered: Spring 2020
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: TROYCA
Source: Game
Genres: MusicMusic
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.131 (scored by 39683,968 users)
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Ranked: #3842
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Popularity: #4084
Members: 16,710
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Following their performance at the Black or White event, the idol group IDOLiSH7 is at the height of its popularity, with offers for various concerts and work coming in every day, much to the joy of the seven boys and their manager. However, as their fame continues to rise, Riku Nanase's health begins worsening due to the heavy workload.

With the gigantic idol duo Re:vale showing interest in the group and the reopening event of the Zero Arena coming up, IDOLiSH7: Second Beat follows IDOLiSH7 as they not only struggle to adapt to the challenges of the idol life but also to face their personal troubles, all while continuously meeting the expectations of their treasured fans.

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Broadcast was put on hiatus following its fourth episode on April 19, 2020. Episode 5 and onward began airing on October 18, 2020.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Bessho, Makoto
Hamano, Takatoshi
Sound Director
Tanemura, Arina
Original Character Design
Katou, Tatsuya


Opening Theme


Ending Theme

#1: "Mirai Notes wo Kanadete (ミライノーツを奏でて)" by Re:vale (eps 1-4, 6-9)
#2: "DESTINY" by TRIGGER (ep 5)
#3: "It's ALL-for you-" by Yuki (Shinnosuke Tachibana) (ep 10)

Dec 27, 2020
BabyGirl06301 (All reviews)
Why is this anime not talked about more? It's so good? Genuinely, I know all y'all out there questioning this anime are like, "It's an idol anime, it's obviously trash, people only like it because of hot boys and pop music." Take that shit and get out of here because this anime has *substance* right alongside the hot boys and pop music.

I'll keep it a buck on the sound and art: I love both now, but I didn't always. I will say I saw a lot more to love this season as far as the art style was concerned, but I came to love it read more
Mar 8, 2021
tsunaomi (All reviews)
SPOILER FREE REVIEW (i have not played the game)

I am not joking when I say this is one of the best, if not, THE BEST idol anime I have ever watched (specifically male idol anime).

I am so confused as to why not a lot of people are watching this. Is it because it's a male idol anime and most of the characters are boys? Is it because it's from a game? Is it because it looks like fujobait? Is it because it's probably a boring reverse harem with a boring MC? (it's not).

People are sleeping VERY hard on this show.

Okay, to be honest, the read more
Dec 28, 2020
HeroVladimir93 (All reviews)
The first season of IDOLiSH7 was one of the finest anime I've ever watched. It was a beautiful experience from start to finish and I was beyond excited when I read that a second season was in production. 2020 was a difficult year for anime, so IDOLiSH7 had a steep hill to climb in order to become successful. So, was the second season of IDOLiSH7 any good? Well, let's hop on and find out, shall we?

Warning! Spoiler alert!

Second Beat continues the story of the first season, as IDOLiSH7 continues the navigate the treacherous and tricky world of the music industry. The next stepping stone in read more
Dec 30, 2020
CurryxSake (All reviews)
Second Beat is a fun addition to Idolish7! The plot twists and drama are engaging, and the characters are very likeable. It's creative liberties towards how they portray the entertainment industry also feels believable.

That being said, one of the few drawbacks I have with this season is that it felt a little rushed. Certain problems and plot twists are handled in a way that makes me feel like I missed something. The final episode is fine, but I wished that they extended the runtime of that episode a bit so that they can showcase the performances the characters worked so hard to perfect throughout the read more

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