Cross-media franchise includes 2017 TV anime & band members playing live concerts in-character
A new trailer for BanG Dream! - a cross-media franchise that includes manga, a 2017 TV anime, and live concerts featuring the voice actors performing in character as the girl band Poppin'Party - is now available online.
The staff for the BanG Dream! TV anime includes:
- Director: Atsushi Otsuki
- Original story: Kou Nakamura
- Series composition: Yuniko Ayana
- Original character design: Hitowa
- Character design: Matsuko Nitta
- Music producer: Noriyasu Agematsu (Elements Garden), Junpei Fujita (Elements Garden)
- Animation production: ISSEN x XEBEC
Poppin'Party is made up of:
- Aimi as Kasumi Toyama, vocals and guitar.
- Sae Otsuka as Tae Hanazono, lead guitar.
- Rimi Nishimoto as Rimi Ushigome, bass guitar.
- Ayaka Ohashi as Saya Yamabuki, drums.
- And Ayasa Ito as Arisa Ichigaya, keyboard.
The story of the BanG Dream! anime follows Kasumi Toyama, a high school student who decides to become a juke box hero after purchasing a star-shaped guitar from a secondhand store. Together with four other girls, she forms a rock band named Poppin'Party.
Source: BanG Dream! Channel (Official Youtube)
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