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Alternative Titles

Japanese: UniteUp!


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2023 to ?
Premiered: Winter 2023
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: CloverWorks
Source: Music
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: Idols (Male)Idols (Male), MusicMusic
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.941 (scored by 724724 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #42982
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7507
Members: 5,432
Favorites: 28

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Akira Kiyose, a high schooler who loves to sing, gets recruited by a talent agency called sMiLea Production. Akira learns that the legendary idols "Anela," who shocked the world with their sudden retirement, are behind the agency developing talent. Together with Banri Naoe and Chihiro Isuzugawa, also recruited by the agency, they form an idol group as they chase their dream towards super stardom alongside other idol groups "LEGIT" and "JAXX/JAXX."

(Source: Aniplex USA, edited)


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Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Unite up!" by UniteUp!

Ending Theme

"Ii no (いいの)" by KIKUNOYU

Jan 21, 2023
Preliminary (3/12 eps)
So far, the anime is great! I feel as though the low ratings definitely don't do it justice. If you're looking for an anime similar to Idolish7, this is it! Although both are entirely different in its story, they both have the aspect of idols. Uniteup focuses on how the characters become idols starting from step 1 so we get to see how they were recruited, how they find their style, how they form a group, and so on.
We get the slow build up of how one becomes an idol rather than the characters starting off as an idol. So, it doesn't focus too ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: UniteUp! Episode 3 Discussion
Serafos - Jan 21
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Yesterday, 10:40 PM
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KANLen09 - Jan 7
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Jan 15, 6:39 PM
low rating?
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