Love Live! Nijigasaki Gakuen School Idol Doukoukai: Next Sky

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Synonyms: Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club: Next Sky
Japanese: ラブライブ!虹ヶ咲学園スクールアイドル同好会 NEXT SKY


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 23, 2023
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Other
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: Idols (Female)Idols (Female), MusicMusic, SchoolSchool
Duration: 29 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.301 (scored by 35533,553 users)
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Ranked: #26692
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Popularity: #6592
Members: 9,473
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The OVA of Love Live! Nijigasaki Gakuen School Idol Doukoukai set to premiere in theaters in 2023.

Characters & Voice Actors


Hata, Aki
Theme Song Lyrics
Yatate, Hajime
Original Creator
Inserted Song Performance
Makimoto, Yuki
Executive Producer


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Ending Theme

"SINGING, DREAMING, NOW!" by Nijigasaki School Idol Club (虹ヶ咲学園スクールアイドル同好会)


Jun 28, 2023
Next Sky is much shorter than many people expected, being only 30 minutes in duration but closer to 23 accounting for the end credits. Not that most OVAs are particularly long to begin with, but this made sense after Love Live! announced not one but three movies to continue the story of Nijigasaki for 2024.

In the first half OVA we see Isla (Aira?), an idol fan from the UK, visit Japan and she's given the full tour by the Nijigasaki girls. We're also given a handful of easter eggs referencing the other installments to the franchise. The second half is focused on Shioriko, giving her ...
Oct 28, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Huh, so this got dropped on Crunchyroll out of the blue, not that I mind since I love the Love Live Nijigasaki anime, flaws and all, so I'd been looking forward to this. Nijigasaki fans are eating good, since not only do we have a sequel OVA, Love Live Nijigasaki School Idol Club Next Sky, we're getting a trilogy of sequel films that'll take place immediately after the OVA. Can't wait to see what those'll be like. The OVA takes place immediately after the end of the second season, with the Nijigasaki girls welcoming Ayumu back home from her overseas trip to London...and are surprised ...
Sep 28, 2023
TL;DR: Coming from a Nijigasaki enjoyer, this is bland. Watch with low expectations of a story, it's just an extra episode with an insert song.

Nijigasaki is my favorite of all Love Live! franchises because of the music, character designs and the first season deviating from the "oh no, we have to save the school by singing, again" storyline.

With that said, and following the current trend of content that the Love Live! franchise is spitting out, there is little positive to say about this OVA. It is just a small bite of nothing.

STORY: 2/10
I couldn't care less about Isla. The story was outright... ...

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