News B-Project Anime's 2nd Season Reveals Title, Visual, January Debut
posted on 2018-07-15 06:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the B-PROJECT anime revealed on Sunday that the anime's second season is titled B-PROJECT: Zecchō Emotion (Summit Emotion), and the anime will premiere in January 2019. The site also revealed the first "unit visual" for the anime. The visual features the group Kitakore.
Returning staff members include MAGES head Chiyomaru Shikura (Steins;Gate, Occultic;Nine), credited with planning and original work. The original illustrations are credited to Utako Yukihiro, and Takanori Nishikawa (T.M. Revolution) is the overall producer.
The site also revealed that a compilation album from the anime's first season will ship on November 28.
B-PROJECT is MAGES' fictional male idol project featuring character designs by Devils and Realist creator Utako Yukihiro. The anime's first season premiered in July 2016, and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired.
The anime's story follows Tsubasa, a new hire in the A&R department of the major recording company Gandala Music. Tsubasa is immediately assigned to oversee the idol unit "B-PROJECT," which is made up of three idol groups: Kitakore, THRIVE, and MooNs. This is Tsubasa's first job, and she gets involved in various incidents and accidents as she deals with this group of young men who each have their own differing personalities.
The franchise also includes a stage play that ran from July-August 2017, a live concert that ran in August 2017, and an album that launched in July 2017.