Production company Sanrio announced through the official Show By Rock!! website on Sunday that the franchise will receive a new TV anime titled Show By Rock!! Mashumairesh!!. Main cast and staff members as well as a promotional video and key visual (pictured right) were also revealed in the announcement. The series will premiere on January 9, 2020 at 22:30 through Tokyo MX, with BS Fuji broadcasting the show at midnight.
Howan: Hikaru Toono (Bermuda Triangle: Colorful Pastrale)
Mashima Himeko: Yuuko Natsuyoshi (Assault Lily: Bouquet)
Delmin: Misaki Watada (Jigoku Shoujo: Yoi no Togi)
Ruhuyu: Aya Yamane (Gegege no Kitarou (2018))
Original Creator: Sanrio
Director: Seung-Hui Son (Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?? episode director)
Series Composition: Daisuke Tazawa (Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari)
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Nobuyuki Itou (Yuyushiki: Komarasetari, Komarasaretari)
Advisor: Masayuki Kojima (Piano no Mori director)
CG Production: Polygon Pictures
Music: Yasuharu Takanashi (Fairy Tail), Funta7 (Caligula)
Studio: Kinema Citrus
Show By Rock!! is based on a smartphone game developed by geechs. Sanrio released the game for iOS and Android devices in 2012. The franchise received its first anime adaptation by studio Bones in 2015, where the 12-episode long TV series aired during Spring season. Its second anime adaptation aired during Fall 2016. In addition to the TV series, a short anime and various ONAs have also been produced.
FUNimation licensed both seasons for North American release in 2015 and 2016, respectively. The complete collection of the series, which includes both seasons and the short anime, were released earlier in the month.
Update December 3
Additional cast members for the series were announced through the official website on Tuesday. The announcement also includes a key visual and a new promotional video that previews the cast and their roles in the new band DOKONJOFINGER.