News
Gekidol Original Idol TV Anime's Character Song Music Video Highlights Seria

posted on by Alex Mateo
Hikaru Akao plays main character Seria in anime premiering on January 5

The official website for the Gekidol stage play, anime, and idol project began streaming on Tuesday a character song music video for the main character Seria Morino. The video features the song "Dandelion Girl" by Hikaru Akao, who plays Seria.

The Gekidol anime will premiere on the AT-X channel on January 5, and on BS Fuji on January 10.

The anime stars: (name romanizations are not confirmed)

  • Hikaru Akao as Seria Morino
  • Chihira Mochida as Airi Kagami
  • Ayaka Suwa as Izumi Hninazaki
  • Kana Hanazawa as Kaworu Sakakibara
  • M.A.O as Doll
  • Nozomi Yamamoto as Aki Asagi
  • Asami Takano as Aimi Fujita
  • Aya Akiyoshi as Waka Yamamoto
  • Amina Satō as Mayuri Nakamura
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Hirokazu Takezaki
  • Sarara Yashima as Makoto Higuchi
  • Kaori Mizuhashi as Tomoko Hinata

The in-anime play Alice in Deadly School is likewise also getting an anime project. This anime will premiere on January 4 on the Tokyo MX and AT-X channels. The cast for the anime includes: (name romanizations are not confirmed)

  • M.A.O as Yū Sumio
  • Chihira Mochida as Shinako Hyakumura
  • Hikaru Akao as Sayaka Murasaki
  • Ayaka Suwa as Kiriko Tōnuma
  • Nozomi Yamamoto as Yumiya Akashima
  • Asami Takano as Kazuma Aoiki
  • Aya Akiyoshi as An Suiaki
  • Amina Satō as Tomoyo Takamori
  • Kaori Mizuhashi as Yonari Kaihara
  • Saki Ogasawara as Emi Kiichi
  • Sarara Yashima as Kaori Ikari
  • Rei Suzuya as Setsubun Shigemoto

The staff for Alice in Deadly School includes:

  • Planning, Producers: Keiichi Satō, Osamu Nagai
  • Original Draft: Kaoru Asakusa (Alice in Project)
  • Planning Cooperation: Masahiro Suzuki (Alice in Project)
  • Director: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
  • Script: Yumi Kageyama
  • Original Character Designs: Asami Sekiya
  • Character Designs: Kiyoshi Tateishi
  • Music: Prhythm/epx
  • Animation: Hoods Entertainment

The Gekidol Production Committee are credited with the original work and as series composition writers for the anime. Hoods Entertainment is producing the series. Shigeru Ueda (Märchen Mädchen) is directing the series, and Keiichirō Ōchi (Aikatsu! franchise script) is the chief writer. Kiyoshi Tateishi is adapting Asami Sekiya's character designs for animation, and is also serving as chief animation director. Takuya Imakado is the mechanical designer. Prhythm/epx is composing the music.

The Gekidol project was first announced in December 2015, and featured merchandise at Comic Market 89 in 2016. The website had featured a teaser visual for the project, with the text "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. Theater + anime + idol = Gekidol." The anime takes place five years after a mysterious disaster happened that erased major cities around the world. The anime centers on girls who want to be a part of the 3D-holoraphic "Theater Material System" theatrical productions.

Theater company Alice in Project started holding stage plays based on plays that will appear within the anime's story in spring 2016.

Sources: Gekidol anime's website and YouTube channel, Anime! Anime! (酒井靖菜)


bookmark/share with:

News homepage / archives