According to Oricon's latest report, "The Idolm@ster 9th Anniversary We Are M@sterpiece!! Perfect Box," the five-disc Blu-ray set released on May 13, sold an impressive 13,153 units in its first week, ranking 2nd in the overall weekly Blu-ray sale chart. Hit the jump for more details with two trailers.
As part of The Idolm@ster franchise's 10th anniversary project, full color T-shirts and sport towels featuring the 13 members of 765PRO ALLSTARS will be available at Premium Bandai and LaLaBit Market in June, and the stores starts accepting pre-orders today, April 27. Check the details after the jump.
Bandai Namco Entertainment has posted a 8-minute digest video for the upcoming Blu-ray "The Idolm@ster 9th Anniversary We Are M@sterpiece!!" to be released in Japan on May 13. It showcased the VAs' performance on the first day of the Tokyo concerts on October 4, 2014. Check their stage after the jump!
Preparing to make a Cool debut in July, Good Smile Company has launched pre-orders for Max Factory's Rin Shibuya: CINDERELLA PROJECT ver. figma. The posable figure with three expressions (emotionless, singing and embarassed), school bag, headphones and Hanako (her dog), includes parts that allow you to display her with her hands in her pockets. With articulated stands, it goes for 5,370yen before taxes. Get a look after the jump.
The official website for The Idolm@ster franchise announced yesterday that two-day concerts for its 10th anniversary, titled "The Idolm@ster: M@sters of Idol World!! 2015," will be held at Seibu Prince Dome (capacity: 33,921) on July 18 and 19. Hit the jump for more details.
Since Wednesday, Nippon Columbia has been posting countdown videos by the voice actresses for the upcoming release of the CD single "Star!!." It is now used as the OP song for the ongoing TV anime The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls. Check the VAs' messages and previews for the songs in the CD after the jump!
With Shizuku Oikawa (Yuri Noguchi), Aki Yamato (Tomo Muranaka) and Sanae Katagiri (Azumi Waki) who appeared in the recent episode of the ongoing TV anime The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls, The Idolm@staer game/anime franchise with 10 years history has 100 idols with their own voices now. Check the list after the jump.
Several popular manga artists have recently offered their unique spins on game phenomenons that inspired winter 2015 anime. Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe has been posting his take on The IdolM@ster - Cinderella Girls, particularly "Sexy Cat" Miku Maekawa. Meanwhile Takashi Shiina, author of Zettai Karen Children started off with an alternative version of the Sega KanColle arcade game, then went dark with his interpretation of sunken versions of the KanMusu
Following guest appearances by Shizuka and Mirai in previous offerings The IdolM@ster: All For One completes Million Live!'s core trio with DLC pack eight's introduction of Ibuki Tsubasa (voiced by Machico). This update for the PS3 idol-raising simulation/rhythm game is scheduled for December 25. Check it out after the jump.
Namco's Nipponbashi store in Osaka-city is known for its huge arcade game selection featuring popular anime series such as The Idolm@ster and Love Live!. You can check Banpresto's latest prizes in the store's display section including cute character figures wearing the stage costumes and deformed plush dolls. Hit the jump for the photo report!