Voice actress Yui Ninomiya (Ema Hinata in Aikatsu Friends!) has posted a three-minute full music video for "Itaningen Sanka" (The Hymn to A Pathetic Human Being), the lead track from her five-song first mini-album "Aijyou Kairi" (Dissociation of Sad Emotions). See her serious singer side after the jump!
To support the updoming new project, the Aikatsu! franchise held an online poll to choose the eight members of the new unit "Aikatsu 8 2020" from August 8 to September 6. The franchise's official YouTube channel has been announcing its members one by one since early this month, and its last member, Ichigo Hoshimiya, was finally revealed on November 30. Check out the new lineup after the jump!
Two months ahead of its premiere in Japan, the official website for Aikatsu Planet!, the upcoming new installment in the idol-themed Aikatsu! franchise, has posted a key visual and a 90-second OP movie introducing its main cast members both in the live-action and anime world. Meet the new idols fro the ambitious series after the jump!
The official website for Aikatsu Planet!, the upcoming new installment in the idol-themed Aikatsu! franchise, has started streaming a four-minute special movie to introduce its main cast members and their anime characters in the virtual Aikatsu Planet world. For the first time in the franchise's eight-year history, it will be a live-action and animation hybrid TV show. Meet the brand new idols after the jump!
In cooperation with the Iwaki Tourism Joint Campaign Executive Committee, Bandai Namco Pictures has started producing a character named Hiwa Natsunagi to support the tourism of Iwaki-city in Fukushima Prefecture. The 19-year-old girl is designed by Hiroko Yaguchi, best known as the character designer of the Aikatsu! anime franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
Details about the Aikatsu! franchise's new series was finally revealed in the special web program "Bandai x BN Pictures Festival" streamed last night. The title of the new series that is set to premiere in January 2021 is Aikatsu Planet!, and it will be a live-action and animation hybrid TV program. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for the Aikatsu! franchise has announced that an online poll to choose the eight members of the new unit "Aikatsu 8 2020" will be held in commemoration of the franchise's ninth anniversary and the announcement for its new project. The selected eight idols from the four series will support the new project through the unit activities. Hit the jump for more details.
It has been confirmed that details about the Aikatsu! franchise's "new series" will be revealed in the special web program "Bandai x BN Pictures Festival" to be streamed on August 10. A detailed announcement for the new series was originally planned for June, but has been postponed to a future date due to the impact of the spread of the COVID-19 infection. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for the Aikatsu! franchise announced on May 14 that an announcement for its new project is postponed to a future date due to the impact of the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The announcement was originally planned to make in June 2020. Hit the jump for more details.
At 19:00 on March 8 (JST) as scheduled, the Aikatsu! franchise's official YouTube channel "AiTube/Aikatsu!Tube" announced that an "Aikatu! Series New Project" will launch for a terrestrial broadcasting on TV Tokyo and its affiliates in the fall of 2020. Hit the jump for more new information.
Soon after the broadcast of the 20th episode of its latest installment Aikatsu on Parade! in Japan today, the TV anime's official website and the Aikatsu! Data Carddass trading card game's official Twitter confirmed that "an important announcement" will be made on its official YouTube channel "AiTube/Aikatsu!Tube" at 19:00 on March 8 (JST). Hit the jump for more details.