The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: U149

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Japanese: アイドルマスター シンデレラガールズ U149


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2023 to Jun 29, 2023
Premiered: Spring 2023
Broadcast: Thursdays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: CygamesPictures
Source: Web manga
Themes: Idols (Female)Idols (Female), MusicMusic
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.771 (scored by 64226,422 users)
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Ranked: #10942
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Popularity: #5404
Members: 15,309
Favorites: 155

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Synopsis

Mature grade school student Arisu Tachibana is an aspiring idol who receives an invitation from her company president to participate in the Third Entertainment Section—a new idol project. Arisu and eight other young girls soon meet their producer before beginning idol-related activities.

To the girls' surprise, their producer appears to be a childlike adult and nothing like what they had imagined. The producer, who is taking on the position for the first time, also had no idea that he would be meeting a group of short, young idols. The awkward situation leaves Arisu disappointed, and she wishes for a producer change.

However, the producer, with his genuine love for idols and his desire to see them shine, will not let this opportunity pass and expresses that he is serious about working with the girls. Thankfully, the young idols accept the producer after seeing his unwavering passion for idols, serving as the start of their journey to the stage of dreams.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: U149 was released on Blu-ray in four volumes from July 26, 2023, to October 25, 2023.

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Staff

Kashiwaya, Tomohiro
Producer, Executive Producer
Tomita, Kouichirou
Producer


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Opening Theme

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"Shine In The Sky☆" by U149
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Ending Theme

1: "Yorimichi Little Star" (よりみちリトルスター) by U149 (ep 1)
2: "Minna no Kimochi" (みんなのきもち) by Misaki Kuno (久野美咲) (ep 2)
3: "Romantic Now" by Tomoyo Kurosawa (黒沢ともよ) (eps 3)
4: "Ai no Sanka" (愛の讃歌) by Haruka Terui (照井春佳) (ep 4)
5: "GEMSTONE" by Hana Tamegai (集貝はな) (eps 5)
6: "ACE" by Makoto Koichi (小市眞琴) (eps 6)
7: "Onegai! Cinderella" (お願い!シンデレラ) by Yuri Komori (小森結梨) (ep 7)
8: "Akogare Stitch" (あこがれステッチ) by Asaka Imai (今井麻夏) (ep 8)
9: "Himawari Mark wo Sagase!" (ひまわりマークをさがせ!) by Natsumi Haruse (春瀬なつみ) (ep 9)
10: "Good day Good night" (グッデイ・グッナイ) by U149 (eps 10, 12)
11: "to you for me" by Amina Satou (佐藤亜美菜) (eps 11)




Reviews

Jun 28, 2023
Idolmaster is a goddamned masterpiece and you can see it right from the very start. As someone who up to this point has been completely oblivious to the franchise and gotten into it on a whim, I can tell you that this show converted me into a fan. As episode 1 opens, the sheer creativity of the framing and cinematic angles shows the team behind this are clearly passionate on their craft. I did not expect a Slice of Life to wow me visually, but U149 exceeds my expectations episode after episode, making each week an event I truly look forward to.

Indeed, even without any ...
Apr 29, 2023
Mixed Feelings
FunnyFunny
Preliminary (4/12 eps)
Love Live FBI Open Up!

In a season so clearly divided between great anime and complete garbage, The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: U149 stands out as the definition of mid.

An up-and-coming producer takes on the challenge of turning literal children into popular idols, and when I say literal children, the eldest of the group of nine is twelve. This anime does feel like a bit of a yikes-burger, especially when one of the girls comments on wanting to look "sexy" during a photoshoot, but the show leans towards a wholesome vibe even if it feels a bit forced. I've read comments online by fans suggesting that ...
Jul 1, 2023
FunnyFunny
The IdolM@ster series needs no introduction...if you live in Japan. Basically, for the uninitiated, it's a series of video games where you raise and train idols to become famous. It's now a multimedia franchise that continues to rake in money to this very day. If you want for information on the franchise as a whole, I recommend the Project Im@s wiki, as it pretty much has everything you could ever need, from game info to translations of all the songs and their lyrics. I haven't seen any of the anime that were made for it...except for this one, The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls U149, which was ...

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