This morning Mezamashi TV, a news magazine that runs every weekday on Fuji TV from 5:25 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., ran highlights from last weekend's anison mega-event, Animelo Summer Live. While performers included Momoiro Clover Z and LiSA, what really grabbed the attention of internet otaku was the event's surprise collaboration between the casts of Love Love! and The IdolM@ster. Get a look after the jump.
Animelo Summer Live is one of the biggest anime song (anison) events in Japan, started in 2005. At this year's 10th anniversary, August 28th's first day presented a special treat for idol anime fans with the casts of Love Love! and The IdolM@ster teaming up for performances of "Wonderful Rush," "~Kiramekira~," "No brand girls," and "Go My Way!!" More after the jump.
Japanese figure company Kotobukiya has listed the latest 26th entry for its posable chibi-style figure line Cu-poche, Chihaya Kisaragi from the popular anime/game franchise The Idolm@ster, for a February 2016 release. Check the details after the jump.
Today (July 26, 2015) marks the 10 year anniversary of the release of The Idolm@ster arcade game in Japan. Hit the jump to see how some fans are celebrating with tribute art.
Idolm@ster SideM, a spin-off of the idol franchise with male characters, starring in a Cinderella Girls style Mobage social game, tried to launch in March 2014, but that didn't go well and after it couldn't scale to the demand, it was soon taken offline for extended maintenance. It then got going in July 2014, so the game is now celebrating its first anniversary. More after the jump.
This weekend's THE IDOLM@STERS M@STERS OF IDOL WORLD! 2015 10th anniversary concert featured the debut of a The iDOLM@STER Million Live! "Dreaming" PV, celebrating the franchise's second social network game (after Cinderella Girls), released for the GREE mobile browser game platform in 2013. A-1 Pictures who produced the 2013 iM@s and 2015 Cinderella Girls TV anime, animated the video. More after the jump.