Masakazu Hishida serves as director at david production
The official website for the anime adaptation project based on Happy Elements' male idol-themed game franchise Ensemble Stars!! has announced that an all-new feature film titled Ensemble Stars!! -Road to Show!!- is set to be released in Japan on March 4, 2022.
The game was previously adapted into a 24-episode TV anime in 2019. The new film tells an original story linked to the game app, and the TV series' Masakazu Hishida (KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars-) again serves as director at david production, alongside screenplay writer Seitaro Kino (Happy Elements) and character designer/chief animation director Haruko Iizuka (Horimiya). The film's official website describes its story as below:
"Tougenkyo Guzou Ken (Shangri-la Idol Fist)," "Mayonaka no BUTLERS (Midnight Butlers)," and "La Mort," the three films in which the Ensemble Square's idols appeared, were nominated for the Idol Film Festival (IFF), an annual idol film festival held in New York. In order to attend the award ceremony, the idols who were chosen to represent the films headed to New York.
After participating in the film festival and reception party, the idols head out to various places in New York City to enjoy some sightseeing before the awards ceremony, but a suspicious shadow creeps up on them...
The film's key visual:
Advance ticket with a clear file will go on sale on November 23:
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