Muse Asia Streams BanG Dream! Season 3, Heaven's Design Team Anime
posted on by Adriana Hazra
Muse Asia announced on Facebook on Saturday that it will stream the third season of the BanG Dream! anime and the television anime of Hebi-Zou, Tsuta Suzuki, and Tarako's Heaven's Design Team (Tenchi Sōzō Design-bu) "workplace comedy" manga on YouTube.
The company will stream the anime in Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, and Bhutan.
Muse Asia started streaming the third season of the BanG Dream! anime on Sunday. It will upload episodes daily from December 27 to January 8.
The company describes the season:
Four months have passed since Popipa's sponsored concert. After a fun filled summer, fall arrives once again. Warehouse-rehearsal, working part time, and student council meetings- Kasumi and the members of Poppin' Party return to their usual routines… until one day, a certain poster at Live House Galaxy catches their eyes. Elsewhere, Rokka, continuing the search for her fated band members, receives a special invitation… The sparkling, heart-pounding stage calls once more! Together, no dream is out of reach!
The franchise also inspired an anime film titled BanG Dream! FILM LIVE, which opened in 56 theaters in Japan in September 2019. The upcoming films BanG Dream! Episode of Roselia I: Yakusoku (Promise) and BanG Dream! Episode of Roselia II: Song I am. films are slated to open in theaters in Japan in 2021, and BanG Dream! Poppin' Dream! is slated to open in 2022.
Bushiroad launched the BanG Dream! multimedia project in January 2015, and the company formed the Poppin' Party band for the project in February 2015. The project's other bands include Happy World!, Pastel*Palettes, Afterglow, Roselia, and most recently, an all-male band called Argonavis. The band members consist of voice cast members who portray the characters in the story, and they play the same instruments as their characters.
Muse Asia will stream the Heaven's Design Team from January 7.
The anime will premiere on the AT-X channel on January 7 at 11:30 p.m., and it will also run on the Tokyo MX, MBS, TV Aichi, and BS Fuji channels.
The vocalist 96Neko sings the song "Give It Up?" as the opening theme, and the members of Heaven's Animal Design Department (as voiced by the cast) sing the ending theme song "Designed by Heaven!" as the unit "Paraiso Shain Stars" (Paraiso Employee Stars).
Kodansha Comics publishes the manga in English, and it describes the story:
In Heaven's Animal Design Department, designers create a variety of new animals daily while contending with the unreasonable requests of their client: God. Funny, interesting, and full of useful information, this series answers questions such as, “Why can't unicorns exist?”, “What makes an animal taste delicious?”, “What's the most powerful creature in the ocean?”, and, “Bird versus snake: who would win?” You won't believe it's a manga series when you read up on the featured animals in the included encyclopedia entries. Heaven's Design Team will make your next trip to the zoo or aquarium 100 times more fun!
The anime stars:
- Junya Enoki as Shimoda
- Yumi Hara as Ueda
- Kazuhiko Inoue as Tsuchiya
- Yuichiro Umehara as Kimura
- Junichi Suwabe as Mizushima
- Daisuke Kishio as Kanamori
- Naomi Ōzora as Meido
- Ryota Takeuchi as Unabara
- Asuna Tomari as Higuchi
- Hina Kino as Kenta
- Ryota Ohsaka as Yokota
- Takahiro Mizushima as Mushibu (Insect Team)
- Naoki Tatsuta as God
Sōichi Masui (Sakura Quest, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai) is directing the anime at Asahi Production. Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, The Magnificent KOTOBUKI, Children of the Whales) is in charge of series composition. Sachiko Oohashi (Oruchuban Ebichu, Tama & Friends: Sagase! Mahō no Punipuni Stone) is designing the characters. Hiroyuki Nemoto (Art Team Convoy) is responsible for the art direction and setting. Momoko Naka is the director of photography. Hayato Matsuo (Keijo!!!!!!!!, Drifters) is composing the music.
The manga launched in Kodansha's Morning Two magazine in 2017. The series ranked #10 in the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2019 book's Male Category.