Atsushi Otsuki (To Love-Ru Darkness)-directed series is set for 2017
Soon after the announcement of the production of its TV anime series, the official YouTube channel of Bushiroad's media mix project BanG Dream! released a two and half minutes PV to introduce its main characters with their voices, and a two minutes short version music video for "STAR BEAT! -Hoshi no Kodou-," the second single of its girls band Poppin’Party. Following the first single "Yes! BanG_Dream!" released on February 24, 2016, the second CD single will be available in Japan on August 3.
BanG Dream! has already had its manga series in the Monthly Bushiroad magazine and illustration stories on Dengeki G's Magazine. The TV anime directed by Atsushi Otsuki (To Love-Ru Darkness) is set for sometime in 2017.
The story follows five high school girls who form a rock band, and their voice actresses also perform as a band actually playing instruments by themselves on stage. The band, consisting of Aimi (Kasumi
Toyama/guitar, vocal), Ayasa Ito (Arisa Ichigaya/keyboard), Rimi Nishimoto (Rimi Ushigome/bass), Sae
Ohtsuka (Tae Hanazono/lead guitar), and Ayaka Ohashi (Saaya Yamabuki/drums), has already held their
sold-out first solo live "BanG_Dream! First☆LIVE Sprin'PARTY 2016!" at Stellar Ball in Tokyo on April 24,
and is scheduled to perform in Animelo Summer Live 2016 -TOKI-, one of the largest summer anime
music festivals in Japan, at Saitama Super Arena on August 27.
"BanG Dream!" Trailer 1
2nd single ""STAR BEAT! -Hoshi no Kodou-" short MV
CD jacket illustration
1st single "Yes! BanG_Dream!" short MV
Message from Aimi (Kasumi Toyama) via: Mantan Web
Source: "BanG_Dream!" official website