A new television anime series for the Love Live!
franchise was announced by animation studio Sunrise
on Tuesday. The tagline for the new anime reads, "Watashi wo Kanaeru Monogatari. Hello!!! Love Live!"
An open audition for one of the main cast members will begin on March 12. Participating women must fall between the ages of 15 and 22 as of April 1, 2020, be able to move to Tokyo upon passing, cooperate with video recording during the screening process, and be unmarried. Contestants currently enrolled in junior high school or lower, and those with an existing contract with a recording company or an entertainment agency will not be allowed. Minors will require parental consent.
The second day of the Love Live! Fes event on January 19 unveiled
the launching of a new project. The fifth volume of the Love Live! Days Love Live! Sougou Magazine (pictured right) will reveal more information on Thursday.
A separate new television anime for the franchise titled Love Live! Nijigasaki Gakuen School Idol Doukoukai
(Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club
) was announced
last December. The anime will follow a new set of idols from the Love Live! School Idol Festival ALL STARS
The Love Live!
franchise—created by animation studio Sunrise, music label Lantis
, and Kadokawa's Dengeki G's magazine
—debuted in 2010 with the Bokura no Live Kimi to no Life
single. The first two seasons
, centering on the idol group μ's, premiered in Winter 2013 and Spring 2014, followed by an anime film
in June 2015.
The idol project then shifted their focus on the new nine-member unit Aqours, who performed their debut single, Kimi no Kokoro wa Kagayaiteru kai?
, in November 2015. The first Love Live! Sunshine!!
television anime aired in July 2016, followed by a second season
in October 2017. Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie: Over the Rainbow
, the latest installment in the franchise, opened in Japan last January.
Official site: http://www.lovelive-anime.jp/newproject/
Official Twitter: @LoveLive_staff
Source: animate Times
(Shin Series Project) on MAL