The official web site for the tv anime of Hijiki Isoflavone‘s Phantom of the Idol (Kami Kuzu Idol) manga started streaming the present’s teaser promotional video on Sunday. The video reveals the major employees, 5 extra solid members, and the present’s summer time debut. The video additionally previews ZINGS’ music “Koi no BANG.”

The web site additionally revealed a key visible.

Daisei Fukuoka (Radiant, Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School: Future Arc, Yuki Yuna is a Hero: The Hero Chapter) is directing the anime at Studio Gokumi. Yasuko Aoki (Radiant situation) is writing and overseeing the collection scripts, Saori Hosoda (key animation on My Hero Academia, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- season 2) is designing the characters, and myu is composing the music.

The new solid contains: (left to proper in picture above)

  • Eri Kitamura as Hitomi Shinano
  • Hitomi Ueda as Kasenjiki
  • Yō Taichi as Tsugiko
  • Manaka Iwami as Shigutaro
  • Sho Hayami as Narrator

The beforehand introduced solid contains:

  • Fumiya Imai as Yuuya Niyodo
  • Nao Tōyama as Asahi Mogami
  • Shun Horie as Kazuki Yoshino

Imai and Horie have additionally fashioned a brand new idol unit named ZINGS. In the manga and anime, the characters Yuuya Niyodo (voiced by Imai) and Kazuki Yoshino (voiced by Horie) additionally type the pop duo ZINGS.

Kodansha Comics has licensed the manga, and it describes the story:

Yuuya, one half of the boy pop duo ZINGS, could also be the laziest performer in the Japanese music trade. His companion is on the market giving 110% each night time (and, fortunately, he is fairly widespread), however Yuuya’s half-assed, sloppy dancing, and his frankly hostile perspective towards the viewers, has the followers hating him and his agent in search of any excuse to chop him free. The profession of a pop idol simply is not the path of straightforward leisure and adulation Yuuya anticipated…

After a very lifeless live performance look, Yuuya meets a woman backstage. She’s dressed to the nines in a colourful outfit, she’s full of vim and vigor, and all she desires from life is to carry out. There’s only one downside: She’s been lifeless for a yr. This is the ghost of Asahi Mogami, the beloved singer whose time on the stage was tragically lower quick, until… If ghosts are actual, is spirit possession actually that a lot of a stretch?

Isoflavone launched the manga in Comic Zero Sum in December 2017. Ichijinsha printed the manga’s fifth compiled ebook quantity on January 25. Kodansha Comics will launch the first quantity in English on May 22.

Sources: Phantom of the Idol anime’s web site, Comic Natalie