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Starmyu Anime Gets New Stage Musical, OVA in 2018; 3rd Anime Season in 2019 (Updated With Video)

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New OVA tells Halloween story, ships in October 2018

The official Twitter account for the STARMYU anime franchise announced on Sunday that the anime is getting a new OVA project in October 2018, as well as a third season in 2019. The franchise will also get a sequel stage musical that will premiere in July 2018 at the Nippon Seinenkan Hall in Tokyo and the Morinomiya Piloti Hall in Osaka.

The below video highlights the various entries in the franchise, before revealing the upcoming entries and the first season's Blu-ray Disc Box in spring 2018.

The new OVA will tell a story about Hoshitani and friends on Halloween. The OVA will feature a music video for the song "Storytellers."

The first 12-episode STARMYU television anime series premiered in Japan in October 2015. Funimation streamed the series as it aired, and it describes the story.

Ayana Academy: home of musical dreams and insane competition. New student Yuta Hoshitani dreams of being in show business, but to get there he'll have to gain acceptance from the Kao Kai (Cherry Blossom Flower Association), Ayana Academy's three highest ranking students. For Yuta and his friends to get into the music department, they'll have to get into the Star Frame class, which is taught by the Kao Kai members. Though the newcomers are struggling, they catch the interest of one of the Kao Kai members, which just might send them on the starlit journey they've been dreaming of!

The anime project also includes a two-part original video anime (OVA) project. The first OVA, which serves as episode 13 of the anime, shipped in July 2016. The second OVA, which serves as episode 14 of the anime, shipped in September 2016.

The anime's second 12-episode anime season premiered on April 3. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired.

The anime's first stage musical adapted the anime's first season, and ran in Tokyo and Osaka in April.

Update: Embedded announcement video.

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