Aikatsu Stars! Anime Film's Teaser Video Introduces Protagonist

posted on 2016-03-11 05:02 EST
Film following April TV series premieres on August 13

Toei began streaming a "super teaser" video on Friday for its Gekijō-ban Aikatsu Stars! (Aikatsu Stars! The Movie) film.

Text: Again this summer Aikatsu! is coming to movie theaters!
Yume: I'm Yume Nijino.
Text: The new series Aikatsu Stars!...
Yume: I yearn to become a top star idol like the S4!
Text: ...Is getting a quick film adaptation!
Yume: This summer the idols will show you our exciting and thrilling idol activities surrounding the legendary dress.
Yume and Text: Aikatsu Stars! The Movie
Yume and Text: Also, Aikatsu! ~Aiming For the Magic Aikatsu Card~ will screen simultaneously.
Text: Opens across the country on Saturday, August 13
Yume: There's also a present for those who pre-order tickets.

The Aikatsu Stars! television anime series will premiere first on TV Tokyo and its affiliates on April 7 at 6:25 p.m., and it will air on Thursdays. The show will also air on BS Japan on Mondays at 5:00 p.m.

The film will then follow in Japanese theaters on August 13. A new anime short tentatively titled "Aikatsu! ~Nerawreta Mahō no Aikatsu! Card~" (Aikatsu! ~Aiming For the Magic Aikatsu! Card~) will also screen alongside Gekijō-ban Aikatsu Stars!. The film and the short will mark the first time the franchise is screening a double feature.

The series will feature a new protagonist named Yume Nijino. Yume aims to become a top idol, and she enrolls in the Yotsuboshi Gakuen (Four Stars Academy). This academy has a special group called the S4, who are the top four active idols in the school. Yume and the other first-year students aim to become a part of the S4.

The film will revolve around the students of the Yotsuboshi Gakuen traveling to a southern island in search for the "Legendary Dress."

Image © BNP / Bandai, Aikatsu Stars! The Movie

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