The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls Gekijō 3rd Season Listed With 13 Episodes Plus 3 Bonus Anime
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the television anime of Bandai Namco Entertainment and Kuma-Jet's The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls Gekijō (The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls Theater) manga revealed on Tuesday that the anime's three-volume Blu-ray Disc and DVD home video volumes will contain 13 television episodes, as well as special editions of the first seven episodes and three new bonus anime.
Each volume will contain a DVD with a new bonus anime and other extras (such as clean opening and ending animation sequences), plus a CD with commentary and short versions of the theme songs. The first two bonus anime are titled "Hinamatsuri—!" (Girl's Festival!) and "Mankai Smile!" (Smile in Full Bloom!) The initial first pressing of each volume will also include a random drawing entry form for 20 "super producer seats" during the franchise's sixth concert run on November 10-11. The Blu-ray Disc/DVD volumes are slated for release on August 24, September 26, and October 24.
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 on July 3 at 9:54 p.m., before airing later that evening on Saga TV. AT-X will also air the show starting on July 6. The show will also stream on 18 services in Japan.
The anime stars:
- Ayaka Ohashi as Uzuki Shimamura
- Ayaka Fukuhara as Rin Shibuya
- Sayuri Hara as Mio Honda
- Naomi Ōzora as Chieri Ogata
- Sumire Uesaka as Anastasia
- Maaya Uchida as Ranko Kanzaki
- Haruka Yoshimura as Mika Jōgasaki
- Saori Hayami as Kaede Takagaki
- Hiromi Igarashi as Anzu Futaba
The first 13-episode anime season of five-minute shorts premiered in Japan in April 2017. Daisuki streamed the series outside of Japan. The second season premiered in October 2017, and Crunchyroll streamed the series outside of Japan.
Mankyū directed the previous anime seasons at the studio Gathering, where he also worked on the PUCHIM@S net anime adaptation of the Puchimas! -Petit Idolm@ster- manga. "BanNam" (Bandai Namco Entertainment) is credited with the original work, and Kuma-Jet is credited with the anime's original character designs.