The official web site for the Idol Bu Show multimedia challenge started streaming a trailer for the challenge’s upcoming anime movie on Wednesday. The trailer reveals the movie’s June 24 opening date.
The movie will embrace each an anime half and a live-action live performance half. The movie will function the challenge’s first authentic story.
CG animator and director Shingo Kobayashi (Attack on Titan 2019 3D CG supervision) is directing the movie at ORENDA and Amineworks, with novelist Tetsuya Sano supervising the challenge. Kotsukotsu (Aharen-san wa Hakarenai) is penning the movie’s script.
The idea behind the challenge is a “battle royale” between three idol models, each led by a Sengoku-era commander who has been reincarnated as a music producer. Sales numbers and voting at every reside efficiency will decide the winner of the battle royale. The group that wins will maintain a grand reside efficiency to undertake the identify of “the greatest under the heavens.” The challenge launched in 2019, and the franchise presently contains launched CD singles for the varied idol teams within the challenge and occasions.
Saitō Dōsan’s reincarnation “Shigemichi Saitō” leads the primary unit “No Princess.” Saitō Dōsan was often called the Viper of Mino and the father-in-law of Oda Nobunaga. Shigeru Saitō (music producer of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Sound! Euphonium, and different sequence) is dealing with the precise music manufacturing.
Date Masamune’s reincarnation “Muneto Date” is main the second unit “Lunatic Eyes.” Date is legendary for being a one-eyed warrior and the lord of Sendai. Akihiro Tomita (music manufacturing for artists similar to Maon Kurosaki and ClariS) is dealing with the precise music manufacturing.
Sanada Yukimura’s reincarnation “Kōnosuke Sanada” leads the third unit “X-UC.” Sanada Yukimura was a famed warrior who’s finest recognized for defending Osaka citadel in opposition to the Tokugawa in 1614. Yōhei Kisara (a music producer on Love Live! School idol challenge) is dealing with the precise music manufacturing.
The fourth idol unit is known as “Fool’s End.” The group is vital to the challenge’s backstory, as it’s this nationally famend idol duo’s break-up announcement that triggers the “Warring Idols” interval, with idol teams vying to be their successor. Aoi Yūki and Ayana Taketatsu, who carry out because the real-life idol group petit milady, voice the 2 Fool’s End members Shinobu Sakuma and Nagaho Mori, respectively.
The idol models function the abilities of Sachika Misawa, Miho Okasaki, Nanaka Suwa, Moe Toyota, Yuki Nakashima, Erika Ishitobi, and others. The Price of Smiles and Urawa no Usagi-chan character designer NOB-C drew the character designs and key visible. Revue Starlight stage play and insert track lyrics author Kanata Nakamura is dealing with the story of the idols.
Sources: Idol Bu Show franchise’s web site, Comic Natalie