Following the special PV to look back at its history, the idol-themed anime/game franchise Aikatsu! opens a special site for its tenth anniversary project with a memorial visual featuring the protagonist girls from each series today. Hit the jump for more details!
The 10th anniversary year of the idol-themed anime/game franchise Aikatsu! will begin on March 24. The project's teaser site has started a countdown for the memorial day and posted a special PV to look back at its 10-year history. Let's meet the idols of the past series once again after the jump!
As announced, the official YouTube channel for the idol-themed Aikatsu! franchise has posted a three-minute special music video for "Shiny Day," a brand new song performed by the newly-selected eight members of the unit Aikatsu 8 2020 and Hana, the protagonist of the upcoming new TV series Aikatsu Planet! Watch the gorgeous clip that combine lots of past CG live footage of the idols after the jump!
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!
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.
Lantis' official YouTube channel has started streaming a three-and-half minute music video for "Adokenasa mo Waatshi no Buki ni Suru" (I also use my innocence as a weapon), a song from voice actress 18-year-old Yui Ninomiya (Ema Hinata in Aikatsu Friends!)'s solo singer debut album "Ai toka Kanjyou/Love. Emotions, etc." Check out her eye-catching performance after the jump!
To promote the upcoming new TV series Aikatsu on Parade!, the Aikatsu! franchise's official YouTube channel has started streaming three special "Play Back" PVs to introduce its past three series newly narrated by their main idols: Ichigo Hoshimiya, Akari Ozora, and Yume Nijino. Let's learn about the history of the mega popular idol anime series after the jump!