Toei first revealed File(N):Project PQ in January 2015 in a collaboration with Tokyo-based idol unit P.IDL (Performance IDol League) for their "Teenage Blues" CD single. The anime follows five girls who build a bond through dancing. On the day before their high school graduation ceremony, they are transported to another world. Learning that their own world is in danger, the girls must dance to save it. The movie is scheduled to premiere in 2016.
This year's edition of AnimeJapan will be held March 25–27 at Tokyo Big Sight. The File(N):Project PQ stage event will be held on the final day at the Green Stage.
Director: Naoki Miyahara (Precure All Stars DX the Dance Live♥: Miracle Dance Stage e Youkoso)
Original Character Design: Kohaku Kuroboshi (Sekai Seifuku: Bouryaku no Zvezda)
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Takayuki Urakami (Colorful (Movie))
Toei Animation has announced that the final title of the File(N):Project PQ movie will be Popin Q. It is billed as a production to commemorate the studio's 60th anniversary. An official website has also been opened, revealing a new key visual.