IDOLiSH7 Anime's 2nd Season Premieres in April 2020
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the IDOLiSH7 franchise announced on Monday that the anime's second season will premiere in April 2020. The anime's first episode will have an advance screening at an event in Osaka on December 14. The event will also be livestreamed at various theaters in Japan.
Makoto Bessho (Shangri-La, Armitage: Dual-Matrix) is returning to direct the new season at TROYCA, and Ayumi Sekine (Makura no Danshi, Fate/Grand Order: First Order) is back as the series script supervisor. Also credited as returning are supervisor Ei Aoki (Fate/Zero, Aldnoah.Zero), original character designer Arina Tanemura (Full Moon O Sagashite manga creator), animation character designer Kazumi Fukagawa (Inari Kon Kon, GLASSLIP animation director), and at least one of the chief animation directors, Masami Inomata.
The advance screening version of the first IDOLiSH7 television anime's first two episodes opened in 79 theaters in Japan and began streaming in Japan in November 2017. Crunchyroll began streaming the episodes worldwide outside Asia on the same day. The remaining 15 of the 17 episodes began airing in Japan in January 2018.