Idoly Pride depicts the classic case of rising to stardom despite a few roadblocks along the way! After producing the up and coming star, Nagase Mana, for years, Hoshimi Productions began scouting for new talent.
Nagase Kotono, the younger sister of Mana along with another singing aspirant, Kawasaki Sakura later become part of a girl group and they experience the high and lows of the show biz.
Funimation announced on Saturday that it will stream simulcasts of the Idoly Pride anime on its platform in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland.
Popular streaming platform, AnimeLab will stream the anime in Australia and New Zealand.
The anime premiered on Tokyo MX and other channels on January 10. The show is set to run for 13 episodes.
The anime is CAAnimation’s first project. CyberAgent, the parent company of game developer Cygames and streaming service company AbemaTV, founded the CAAnimation label in October 2018.
The multimedia project includes anime, video games, music, and several other forms of entertainment. A manga titled Idoly Pride: Stage of Asterism was launched on Kadokawa’s Comic Newtype website in June 2020.
A manga series by Hiroki Haruse began serialization on Kadokawa’s Comic Newtype website in June 2020.
About Idoly Pride
Idoly Pride is a multimedia project to promote anime idols in Japan. The anime focuses on 11 girls from Hoshimi Production who want to become the top idol known.
Their struggles, hopes and dreams are very much showcased in this anime.
The anime will also get followed up with some other promotional projects like a movie, shows, music CDs and even video games.
A manga titled “Idoly Pride: Stage of Asterism” was also released to promote the project on June 10th, 2020.