Anime Spotlight - Love Live! School Idol Project (2nd Season)

by Anthony Foronda, Apr 7th 2014

Broadcast Begins April 2014(JST)

Key Staff

Original Creator - Hajime Yatate
    (Mobile Suit Gundam, IDOLM@STER: XENOGLOSSIA )
Director - Takahiko Kyōgoku
    (Episode director on Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, Phi-Brain, Un-Go)
Original Plan - Sakurako Kimino
    (Sister Princess, Strawberry Panic! )
Series Organization - Jukki Hanada
    (Steins;Gate, Rozen Maiden, Level E)
Character Design/Animation Director - Asako Nishida
    (Angel Links, Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl)
Character Design/Main Animator - Yūhei Murota
    (Key Animator on Valvrave the Liberator, Tiger & Bunny, Star Driver)
Music Production - Lantis
(Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, IDOLM@STER: XENOGLOSSIA, Lucky Star)
Animation Production - SUNRISE Inc.
(Gundam Build Fighters, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, My-HiME)






Introduction

Make Our Dreams Come True!

Story

The story is set in Tokyo, where an old school right in between the neighborhoods of Akihabara, Kanda and Jinbocho is in danger of consolidation and closure.

Nine girls, centering Honoka Kosaka, have stepped up to defy the imminent danger facing their school.

“If we want to protect our beloved school, we need to do what we can — we need to become idols!”
Hoping against hope there's something they can do about this, the girls strive to become famous, spread the word about their school, attract more students, and save the day.

Now their “School Idol Project” begins to make their dreams come ture! “Make our dreams come true!”

Characters

Honoka Kosaka
VA: Emi Nitta
  • Age : 16
  • Birthday : August 3rd (Leo)
  • Blood Type : O
  • Height : 157cm
  • Three Sizes : B 78, W 58, H 82
  • Favorite Food : Strawberries
  • Disliked Food : Green Peppers

Eli Ayase
VA: Yoshino Nanjo
  • Age : 17
  • Birthday : October 21st (Libra)
  • Blood Type : B
  • Height : 162cm
  • Three Sizes : B 88, W 60, H 84
  • Favorite Food : Chocolate
  • Disliked Food : Pickled plums, Nori
Kotori Minami
VA: Aya Uchida
  • Age : 16
  • Birthday : September 12th (Virgo)
  • Blood Type : O
  • Height : 159cm
  • Three Sizes : B 80, W 58, H 80
  • Favorite Food : Cheesecake
  • Disliked Food : Garlic

Umi Sonoda
VA: Suzuko Mimori
  • Age : 16
  • Birthday : March 15th (Pisces)
  • Blood Type : A
  • Height : 159cm
  • Three Sizes : B 76, W 58, H 80
  • Favorite Food : The Honoka Family's Manjuu
  • Disliked Food : Carbonated Beverages

Rin Hoshizora
VA: Riho Iida
  • Age : 15
  • Birthday : November 1st (Cancer)
  • Blood Type : A
  • Height : 155cm
  • Three Sizes : B 75, W 59, H 80
  • Favorite Food : Ramen!
  • Disliked Food : Fish

Maki Nishikino
VA: Pile
  • Age : 15
  • Birthday : April 19th (Aries)
  • Blood Type : AB
  • Height : 161cm
  • Three Sizes : B 78, W 56, H 83
  • Favorite Food : Tomatoes
  • Disliked Food : Mikan

Nozomi Tojo
VA: Aina Kusuda
  • Age : 17
  • Birthday : June 9th (Gemini)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Height : 159cm
  • Three Sizes : B 90, W 60, H 82
  • Favorite Food : Yakiniku
  • Disliked Food : Caramel

Hanayo Koizumi
VA: Yurika Kubo
  • Age : 15
  • Birthday : January 17th (Capricorn)
  • Blood Type : B
  • Height : 156cm
  • Three Sizes : B 82, W 60, H 83
  • Favorite Food : White Rice
  • Disliked Food : None

Nico Yazawa
VA: Sora Tokui
  • Age : 17
  • Birthday : July 22nd (Cancer)
  • Blood Type : A
  • Height : 154cm
  • Three Sizes : B 74, W 57, H 79
  • Favorite Food : Sweets
  • Disliked Food : Spicy Food

Cast

Honoka Kosaka
Emi Nitta
Eli Ayase
Yoshino Nanjo
Kotori Minami
Aya Uchida
Umi Sonoda
Suzuko Mimori
Rin Hoshizora
Riho Iida
Maki Nishikino
Pile
Nozomi Tojo
Aina Kusuda
Hanayo Koizumi
Yurika Kubo
Nico Yazawa
Sora Tokui

Staff

Original Story
Hajime Yatate
Original Plan
Sakurako Kimino
Director
Takahiko Kyōgoku
Series Organization
Jukki Hanada
Character Designs & Animation Director
Asako Nishida
Character Designs & Main Animator
Yūhei Murota
Design Works
Yukiko Aikei
Tomomi Ozaki
Risa Suzuki
Set Design
Takeyuki Takahashi
Art Director
Yasunao Moriyasu
CG Director
Shigeru Matsumi
Color Planning
Sayoko Yokoyama
Director of Photography
Daichi Nogami
Editor
Daisuke Imai
Sound Director
Yukio Nagasaki
Music
Yoshiaki Fujisawa
Music Production
Lantis
Animation Production
SUNRISE Inc.
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