The official web site for Idolland PriPara, the smartphone app primarily based on TAKARA TOMY A.R.T.S and syn Sophia‘s PriPara franchise, introduced on Thursday that the sport has been delayed as soon as once more to later this summer time or fall. This is the sport’s third delay: the sport was scheduled to launch in spring 2021, however was delayed for the primary time to summer time 2021, after which delayed once more to spring 2022.

The app’s related anime, which can stream throughout the app, is the franchise‘s first new anime in three years. While the anime’s common run might be delayed alongside the app, the anime has to this point had on-line preview screenings of the “episode 0” prequel and episode 1 in October. Episode 2 had an internet preview screening on January 12. Episode 3 can have a preview screening in May.

The “virtual idol life app” from developer syn Sophia lets customers create their very own customized characters within the PriPara theme park, the place anybody can grow to be an idol.

Makoto Moriwaki is getting back from the varied PriPara tv anime sequence to direct the in-app anime at Tatsunoko Productions, and Michihiro Tsuchiya can also be again to supervise the sequence scripts. In addition to the numerous returning employees members, Avex Pictures is as soon as once more producing the music.

The Pretty Series of tasks started with syn Sophia‘s Pretty Rhythm: Mini Skirt arcade sport in 2010. The sport impressed 4 tv anime sequence, in addition to 5 anime movies and the spinoff King of Prism franchise. The sequel sport PriPara (Prism Paradise) launched in 2014 and impressed 4 tv anime sequence and 4 anime movies.

The first anime season of Kiratto Pri☆Chan premiered in Japan in April 2018. The second season then premiered in April 2019. The present’s third season premiered in April 2020 and led to May 2021. Crunchyroll streamed the anime because it aired.

A brand new magic-themed tv anime, Waccha PriMagi!, premiered in October 2021 to mark the franchise‘s tenth anniversary. HIDIVE is streaming the sequence. Sentai Filmworks licensed the sequence, and it’ll launch it on residence video.

Update: Release window corrected. Thanks, nutmegknight.

Sources: Idolland PriPara‘s web site, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web (link 2)