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3rd Uta no Prince-sama Season's Title, April Premiere, Cast, Staff Unveiled

posted on 2014-11-07 21:00 EST
Makoto Hoshino to direct anime of Broccoli's female-oriented dating sims

The official website for the anime based on Broccoli's Uta no Prince-sama female-oriented dating simulation games announced on Saturday that the third season will be titled Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love Revolutions. The season is slated to premiere in April 2015. The website also posted the anime's main visual:

Returning cast members include:

  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Haruka Nanami
  • Takuma Terashima as Otoya Ittoki
  • Kenichi Suzumura as Masato Hijirikawa
  • Kishô Taniyama as Natsuki Shinomiya
  • Mamoru Miyano as Tokiya Ichinose
  • Junichi Suwabe as Ren Jingūji
  • Hiro Shimono as Shō Kurusu
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Cecil Aijima
  • Showtaro Morikubo as Reiji Kotobuki
  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Ranmaru Kurosaki
  • Shouta Aoi as Ai Mikaze
  • Tomoaki Maeno as Camus
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Ringo Tsukimiya
  • Koji Yusa as Ryūya Hyūga
  • Yuka Imai as Tomochika Shibuya
  • Norio Wakamoto as Shining Saotome

    Makoto Hoshino (Sword Art Online, To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness), episode director for the first two anime seasons, is directing the third series at A-1 Pictures. Tomoko Konparu (Kimi ni Todoke - From Me to You, Nodame Cantabile) is again in charge of series composition. Mitsue Mori (Chiko, Heiress of the Phantom Thief, Sound of the Sky) is returning as chief animation director and character designer, adapting Chinatsu Kurahana's original character designs. Elements Garden (Bodacious Space Pirates, You and Me.) is again composing the music.

    The anime adapts a dating simulation video game for female players developed by Broccoli. In the slapstick romantic comedy, the female protagonist goes to a school for the performing arts with boys who are budding idols.

    The original Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 1000% anime aired in Japan in July 2011, and ended in the September of that year. Niconico streamed that series outside of Japan as it aired. Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 2000%, the second series, premiered in Japan in 2013, and Crunchyroll streamed the series outside of Japan as it aired.

    Sentai Filmworks licensed the first and second anime series and released them on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in North America this year.

    [Via Hachima Kikō]


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