The official Twitter account for the Idol Bu Show multimedia endeavor revealed on Tuesday that the endeavor is inspiring an anime film in early this summer time season. CG animator and director Shingo Kobayashi (Attack on Titan 2019 3D CG supervision) is directing the film at ORENDA and Amineworks, with novelist Tetsuya Sano supervising the endeavor. Kotsukotsu (Aharen-san wa Hakarenai) is penning the film’s script.

The concept behind the endeavor is a “battle royale” between three idol gadgets, every led by a Sengoku-era commander who has been reincarnated as a music producer. The winner of the battle royale will most likely be determined by product sales numbers and voting at each dwell effectivity. The group that wins will preserve a grand dwell effectivity to undertake the establish of “the greatest under the heavens.” The endeavor launched in 2019, and has since launched CD singles for the numerous idol groups inside the endeavor, along with held events.

The first unit often known as “No Princess” and is led by Saitō Dōsan’s reincarnation “Shigemichi Saitō.” Saitō Dōsan was usually often known as the Viper of Mino and the father-in-law of Oda Nobunaga. The exact music manufacturing will most likely be handled by Shigeru Saitō, music producer of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Sound! Euphonium, and totally different assortment.

The second unit often known as “Lunatic Eyes” and is led by Date Masamune’s reincarnation “Muneto Date.” Date is known for being a one-eyed warrior and the lord of Sendai. The exact music manufacturing will most likely be handled by Akihiro Tomita, who handles music manufacturing for artists equivalent to Maon Kurosaki and ClariS.

The third unit often known as “X-UC” and is led by Sanada Yukimura’s reincarnation “Kōnosuke Sanada.” Sanada Yukimura was a famed warrior who’s best acknowledged for defending Osaka citadel in direction of the Tokugawa in 1614. The exact music manufacturing will most likely be handled by Yōhei Kisara, a music producer on Love Live! School idol endeavor.

The fourth idol unit is called “Fool’s End.” The group is significant to the endeavor’s backstory, because it’s this nationally renowned idol duo’s break-up announcement that triggers the “Warring Idols” interval, with idol groups vying to be their successor. Aoi Yūki and Ayana Taketatsu, who perform as a result of the real-life idol group petit milady, voice the two Fool’s End members Shinobu Sakuma and Nagaho Mori, respectively.

The idol gadgets attribute the abilities of Sachika Misawa, Miho Okasaki, Nanaka Suwa, Moe Toyota, Yuki Nakashima, Erika Ishitobi, and others. The key seen and character designs had been drawn by The Price of Smiles and Urawa no Usagi-chan character designer NOB-C. Revue Starlight stage play and insert observe lyrics writer Kanata Nakamura is coping with the story of the idols.

The Idol Bu Show endeavor launched in 2019 with music CDs and events, nonetheless the upcoming motion pictures is the endeavor’s first genuine story.

Sources: Idol Bu Show franchise‘s Twitter account, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web