Hiroshi Nishikiori (A Certain Magical Index) serves as director at Sanjigen
Bushiroad announced at the presentation of ARGONAVIS Project today that a news TV anime series featuring Argonavis, a five-member boys band in a spin-off series to its mixed-media franchise BanG Dream!, is set to premiere in Japan in the spring of 2020.
TV anime "ARGONAVIS from BanG Dream!" teaser PV:
As the first boys band from Bang Dream!, Argonavis was introduced in May 2018, and started their actual activities in December of the year. In the story, the band was formed by five university students in Hakodate-city, Hokkaido. Same as the girls bands in BanG Dream!, the five voice cast actually play their instruments on the stage as a rock band.
- Ren Nanahoshi (vocal): Masahiro Ito
- Yuto Goryo (guitar): Daisuke Hyuga
- Wataru Matoba (bass): Seiji Maeda
- Rio Kikyou (keyboards): Shuta Morishima
- Banri Shiroishi (drums): Shohei Hashimoto
Hiroshi Nishikiori (A Certain Magical Index) is attached to direct at Sanjigen, the studio previously worked on the music video for Argonavis' first single song "Goal Line" released in February 2019. Nobuhiro Mouri (Uchu Sentai Kyuranger) serves as series composition writer/screenplay writer.
The TV anime will tell a prequel story to the franchise's forthcoming game app ARGONAVIS from BanG Dream! AAside to be available in the last half of 2020.
TV anime teaser visual:
"Goal Line" animation MV:
Game app "ARGONAVIS from BanG Dream! AAside" teaser PV:
Argonavis key visual:
Argonavis' new song "AAside" MV:
GYROAXIA key visual:
GYROAXIA's new song "MANIFESTO" MV:
Fantôme Iris key visual:
Fantôme Iris's new song "Gin no Yuri" MV:
Source: Bushiroad press release
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