Re:Stage! Dream Days Anime Unveils New Visual, 2 Ads
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the Re:Stage! Dream Days television anime of Re:Stage!, Monthly Comptiq magazine and Pony Canyon's multimedia project about idol singers in middle school, began streaming two commercials for the anime on Sunday. The site also unveiled a new visual for the anime.
The story centers around the first-year student Mana Shikimiya (Amane Makino) as she pursues her dreams of winning at Prism Stage, the competition that determines the top middle-school idol.
The main cast members returning from previous installments in the franchise include:
- Amane Makino as Mana Shikimiya
- Akari Kitō as Sayu Tsukisaka
- Masumi Tazawa as Mizuha Ichikishima
- Meemu Tachibana as Kae Hiiragi
- Yuka Iwahashi as Kasumi Honjō
- Yuki Sorami as Mii Hasegawa
Voice actresses for the other idol groups besides KiRaRe are also returning from previous installments in the franchise.
Shin Katagai (My Sweet Tyrant, Neo Angelique Abyss) is directing the series as Yumeta Company and Graphinica. Motohiro Taniguchi (Yuruyuri San Hai!, My Sweet Tyrant) is designing the characters based on original designs by Tsubasa Izumi (Akane Iro ni Somaru Saka, Mashiroiro Symphony - The color of lovers), who illustrated the franchise's novels. The novels' writer team yoree is in charge of series composition. The main in-story idol group KiRaRe performs the anime's opening theme song "Don't think, smile!!"
The project has already spawned a novel serialized in Kadokawa's Monthly Comptiq magazine, a smartphone game app, concerts, events, and music CDs.