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IDOLiSH7 Vibrato Spinoff Anime Debuts 2 More Web Episodes

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Next episode to debut on January 27

Bandai Namco Arts began streaming on Thursday the second half of the "TRIGGER: before the Radiant Glory" episode, as well as the first half of the "Boys Caught Up" episode of IDOLiSH7 Vibrato, an IDOLiSH7 spinoff series of net anime shorts. Both videos have English subtitles that can be turned on. The second episode is available to watch for free, but the third episode below plays only as a free preview unless you have a YouTube Premium subscription.

The second half of "TRIGGER: before the Radiant Glory" is considered the second episode of the overall series. The first 15-minute half (considered episode one) debuted with English subtitles in February 2018. The first half of "Boys Caught Up" is the third overall episode, with the second half (the fourth episode) slated for January 27.

The anime will have at least two more two-part episodes, with the following schedule:

  • Episode 5: "PARTY TIME TOGETHER" 1st half (February 7)
  • Episode 6: "PARTY TIME TOGETHER" 2nd half (February 17)
  • Episode 7: "NATSU☆Shiyō ze!" 1st half (February 27)
  • Episode 8: "NATSU☆Shiyō ze!" 2nd half (March 7)

The show is streaming exclusively on YouTube as a "YouTube Original."

Crunchyroll describes the IDOLiSH7 anime 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 first television anime for the IDOLiSH7 multimedia project premiered in January 2018 after advance screenings of the first two episodes in November 2017. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it debuted in Japan, beginning with the advance screenings.

A second season has been green-lit.

Sources: Bandai Namco Arts' YouTube channel (link 2) via Nijimen

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