D4DJ First Mix

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Dig Delight Direct Drive DJ
Japanese: D4DJ First Mix
English: D4DJ First Mix
German: D4DJ First Mix
Spanish: D4DJ First Mix
French: D4DJ First Mix
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 30, 2020 to Jan 29, 2021
Premiered: Fall 2020
Broadcast: Fridays at 23:00 (JST)
Producers: Bushiroad
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Mixed media
Themes: Idols (Female)Idols (Female), MusicMusic, SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.621 (scored by 1680716,807 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #14322
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3475
Members: 41,914
Favorites: 505

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Episodes: /13


Having lived abroad in Africa for most of her life, Rinku Aimoto is now returning to Japan to attend Yoba Academy, a school where DJ units—groups made up of DJs, vocalists, and dancers—are extremely popular. There, she meets Maho Akashi, an aspiring DJ who teaches Rinku the basics of DJing. The girls attend a performance by Yoba's famous DJ unit Peaky P-key, and struck by inspiration, they decide to form a unit of their own.

Rinku and Maho soon recruit Muni Oonaruto, a talented artist and Rinku's childhood friend, as well as Rei Togetsu, a shy and caring pianist. Newly named Happy Around, the group aims to use the budding friendships and combined talents of its members to become one of the top DJ units in the country.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


The D4DJ franchise released a mobile rhythm game, titled D4DJ Groovy Mix for iOS and Android, which was developed by Donuts and published by Bushiroad. The Japanese version was released in October 2020, with the English language version of the game releasing in May 2021.

Characters & Voice Actors


Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Umetsu, Tomomi
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Guru Guru DJ TURN!! (ぐるぐる DJ TURN!!)" by Happy Arround!

Episode Videos


Jan 29, 2021
Do you like good music and cute girls? Do you love the bands from “BanG Dream!”? If so, then D4DJ is the perfect anime for you!
Bushiroad is a very well-known name in the mobile gaming industry, the team brought us "Love Live!", "BanG Dream!" or also "Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight". "D4DJ" is their new project which includes different DJ groups who want to be in the big spotlight one day as well.

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “DJ”?
I always associate this term with people like "David Guetta", "Alan Walker" or "Avicii" (R.I.P, you were a legend). ...
Jan 29, 2021
Today I'll be giving my thoughts on Bushiroad's newest media project after BanG Dream!, D4DJ First Mix. This show is really great, and I'll get into why it's so great in this review. Let's get into specifics.

Story: 6
Since MyAnimeList hasn't really done a proper synopsis of this show, I'll do it myself. The show follows a high school girl named Rinku, who has just recently moved back to Japan after living in Africa for years. The high school she attends, in a deviation from the standard music-centric anime, is big on DJs rather than idols. Rinku becomes enamored with DJing, meeting an unpopular DJ at ...
Mar 1, 2021
Preliminary (8/13 eps)
I usually tend to not write reviews, because I find it a waste of time. Time that's finite in this life, so I'd rather waste it doing something else. Usually, I find one or two reviews that reflect or are close to my opinion on a series, so I up-vote it and move on. But with this series, there is not a single review below a 7 seriously mates...

The series is over, but I'll try my best not to spoil it too hard, I still advise you to watch it first. Henceforth you're reading at your own peril. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

I'm going to ...

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