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IDOLiSH7 Anime Season 3 to Air 1st Half in 2021 With Returning Staff

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Makoto Bessho directs at TROYCA again

The IDOLiSH7 5th Anniversary Event "/Beginning Next" announced on Sunday that the third IDOLiSH7 anime season will run for two split cours (quarters of the year). The first half of the season will premiere on television this year.

The event also confirmed the returning staff from the previous two television seasons and Vibrato spinoff net anime. Makoto Bessho is again directing the new season at TROYCA, and Ayumi Sekine is back in charge of the series scripts. Ei Aoki is returning to supervise, and Kasumi Fukagawa is again adapting the original character designs by Arina Tanemura. Masami Inomata is back as the chief animation director.

The first television anime based on the IDOLiSH7 smartphone game premiered in Japan in January 2018 and had 17 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired. The IDOLiSH7 Vibrato spinoff series of net anime shorts then launched in February 2018.

The second season of the main anime premiered on April 5. The first episode debuted ahead of the rest of the season on January 6, 2020, and Crunchyroll streamed the episode on the same day. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.

The second season was delayed starting with the fifth episode due to the state of emergency declaration against the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The season resumed with episode 3 on October 4.

Sources: IDOLiSH7 Second Beat! anime's website, Comic Natalie


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