It was announced that girl band project BanG Dream will get a TV anime for 2017. BanG Dream is described as a "girl band project that links character and real life." The first single Yes! BanG_Dream! was released on February 24, 2016, which sold 1,625 copies in first week. The second single STAR BEAT! ~Hoshi no Kodou~ will be released on August 3, 2016. A live performance with the seiyuu was held on April 24, 2016. A manga adaptation is also serialized in Monthly Bushiroad with the title BanG Dream!: Star Beat.
Kasumi Toyama felt a fateful meeting with a star-shaped guitar in a pawnshop one day. There are four girls who, like Kasumi, have a dream of looking for a place that can spark them.