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IDOLiSH7 Vibrato Net Spinoff Anime Series Premieres February 17

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st episode to tell secret formation story of idol unit TRIGGER

The official website for the Idolish 7 anime began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for the upcoming spinoff series of net anime shorts on Wednesday. The video reveals the series' title of IDOLiSH7 Vibrato, and also reveals the series' debut date of February 17 at 12:00 p.m. JST (February 16 at 10:00 p.m. EST).

The series of shorts will stream exclusively on YouTube as a "YouTube Original."

The first episode of the shorts, titled "TRIGGER ~before The Radiant Glory~," tells the secret formation story of the older idol group TRIGGER. The video above previews the the new TRIGGER song "DIAMOND FUSION."

The advance screening version of the main Idolish 7 television anime's first two episodes opened in 79 theaters in Japan and began streaming in Japan on November 3. Crunchyroll began streaming the episodes worldwide outside Asia on the same day. The first two episodes also screened early at Anime NYC in the United States on November 18. The first two episodes then aired together as a special that premiered on Tokyo MX on January 1 at 8:00 p.m. The remaining episodes premiered in Japan on January 7.

Crunchyroll describes the series:

A group of aspiring idols gather at Takanashi Productions and are entrusted with the company's future. The seven men who have just met represent a variety of totally different personalities. However, they each have their own charm and possess unknown potential as idols. Forming a group, they take their first step together as "IDOLiSH7." Their brilliantly shining dancing forms onstage eventually begin captivating the hearts of the people. In the glorious but sometimes harsh world of idols, they aim for the top with dreams in their hearts!

The cast members for the IDOLiSH7 and TRIGGER idol groups are reprising their roles from the game for the anime. Makoto Bessho (Shangri-La, Armitage: Dual-Matrix) is directing the anime at TROYCA. Ayumi Sekine (Makura no Danshi, Fate/Grand Order: First Order) is supervising the anime's scripts. Kazumi Fukagawa (Inari Kon Kon, GLASSLIP animation director) is adapting Arina Tanemura's original character designs for animation. Ei Aoki (Fate/Zero, Aldnoah.Zero) is credited as supervisor.

The anime will have 17 episodes.

Source: Comic Natalie

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