Kid's Anime Pretty Rhythm Strips Down Male Idols for New Movie
posted on 2015-10-26 17:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
The kids' Pretty Rhythm anime franchise is pushing the envelope again. This time its male anime stars of the upcoming King of Prism by PrettyRhythm have appeared in nothing but their birthday suits. It looks the franchise is doubling down on expanding its target audience.
An image showing the five characters sitting in a rose garden was tweeted by the film's official Twitter account. The image is a sample planned to appear on advance movie tickets, with each character appearing on a single ticket. They'll go on sale on November 7.
The Pripara anime series attracted attention from the Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization (BPO) Japanese media watchdog group in August leading to editing of scenes in the ending sequence. A still shot of Sophie Hojo in a black negligee was replaced with her on a boat in fishing gear,