The official website of Bandai Namco's Dream Festival! idol project has announced an anime production. The series will be distributed online on the Animate Channel platform and on the Chinese video sharing website Bilibili in Summer 2016. The debut CD single of the project's Dear Dream idol unit, titled "NEW STAR EVOLUTION," went on sale on March 16. The single sold 558 copies in its first week of release.
One day, second year high school student Kanade Amamiya is suddenly scouted by legendary idol Haruto Mikami. He now faces the life an idol with others in the same agency. He aims to make his CD debut in Dream Festival!, joined by the mysterious Shin Oikawa, the stoic Junya Sasaki, the kind but passionate Itsuki Katagiri, and the clumsy but smart Chizuru Sawamura. In order to receive the Dream Festival! Cards sent by fans, can Kanede and the others become the best on stage?
Original Creator: Bandai Namco Pictures
Original Plan: Bandai
Series Composition: Youichi Katou (Aikatsu!)
Sound Director: Hiromi Kikuta (The iDOLM@STER)
Director: Yuuta Murano (Brave Beats)
Kanade Amamiya: Shouma Ishihara
Shin Oikawa: Takuya Mizoguchi
Junya Sasaki: Kentarou Tomita
Itsuki Katagiri: Masaki Oota
Chizuru Sawamura: Kaoru Masaki
Haruto Mikami: Toshiyuki Morikawa (Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children)
"NEW STAR EVOLUTION" Music Video
Source: Official site
Dream Festival! on MAL
Modified by arsonal, Mar 29, 2016 2:06 AM
Besides iDOLM@STER (2011) and its movie, Hiromi Kikuta was the sound producer for Aikatsu, Black Rock Shooter (both the OVA and TV series), La Corda D'Oro, and now this huh. Interesting history with music-related anime.
Modified by Shocked, Mar 27, 2016 8:41 AM
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Yukinekos said:There is a convention going called Anime Japan 2016, this is why we are getting alot of news.
Another male Idol Anime Project, dammit xD
What is with this massive amount of Anime being announced in the last three days!? It's an overkill for me xD Anime please temporarily STOP.
So it's like this every year? It seems like it's fun for the news team on MAL to keep the news going haha xD
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