An online special, live-streamed in anticipation of The [email protected] Million Live! franchise‘s 10th anniversary next year, debuted a teaser for the franchise‘s television anime on Saturday, The teaser announces that the anime will premiere next fall.
The anime will follow the growth from the initial stages of the theater of Mirai Kasuga and the other idols.
Shinya Watada (Aikatsu Stars! film, Gundam Build Divers, Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE) is directing the anime at Shirogumi Inc., and Yoichi Kato (Aikatsu!, Yōkai Watch) is overseeing and writing the series scripts. Lantis is producing the music. Bandai Namco Studio is collaborating on the anime, and Bandai Namco Entertainment is planning and producing the anime (as well as being credited as the original creator).
Shirogumi Inc. produced the below video when Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the television anime adaptation during the third anniversary of The [email protected] Million Live! Theater Days in 2020.
Shirogumi also animated an anime prologue image music video for the franchise earlier this year:
Namco Bandai Games released the original The [email protected] Million Live! game in 2013 as a spinoff of the main The [email protected] game series. The game initially featured the 765 Pro characters of the original series, as well as 37 new characters. The game allowed players to manage their own idol production company, and raise their idols’ skills. The game then ended service in March 2018.
Bandai Namco Entertainment launched a successor to the game titled The [email protected] Million Live! Theater Days for iOS and Android devices in June 2017. The stage for the new game is a 765 Pro live theater, and it takes place in rooms such as the theater’s office, waiting room, and greenroom. The game features the theater clerk character Misaki Aoba. In the game, players can communicate more with certain idols by touching them on screen. The game’s solo and unit concerts feature rhythm games.
Source: The [email protected] Million Live! franchise‘s Twitter account via Otakomu