Meet Aspiring Idol Akira in New UniteUp! Anime PV

New idol project series from CloverWorks debuts January 7, 2023


High school student Akira is on his way to stardom!


A new trailer for UniteUp!, an upcoming anime adaptation of the 2021 CloverWorks idol project series, showcases the Protostar singer, his co-stars, and his other fellow idols. Get a preview of his rise to the top after being scouted by sMiLea Production:



RELATED: UniteUp! Idol Anime Reveals Staff and Premiere Date in First Full Trailer


We also get a taste of the show's opening theme song—appropriately titled "Unite Up!"—performed by the cast.


Shinichiro Ushijima (I want to eat your pancreas) is at the helm for this one as director, with Rino Yamazaki (Akebi's Sailor Uniform) on series composition and Majiro (Macross Delta) handling character designs and chief animation direction. Other staff members serving as chief animation director include Asami Komatsu (GRANBLUE FANTASY: The Animation) and Yurie Hama (Fate/Grand Order Final Singularity - Grand Temple of Time: Solomon). Hiromi Ishigami (Cutie Honey Universe) is on board as action director and Yuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia) is on music.


As previously reported, CloverWorks is the studio behind the production. The series is set to premiere on TOKYO MX and other stations in Japan on January 7, 2023.


© Project UniteUp!


Source: Comic Natalie




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