Turn up the volume, as your favorite idol group anime, IDOLiSH7, returns this summer with its much-awaited Third Beat! of the anime.
After the release of the anime’s first season, IDOLiSH7 fans had to wait for almost two years to receive a sequel. While the second season certainly delivered, it was bittersweet for the fans to see it go again and hold their breaths for two more years, But this time, things are different.
The official website for IDOLiSH7 anime has released a PV for the upcoming third season. The new season is set to debut on July 4, 2021.
The PV also features the group performing their new song “Sakura Message” on the petal-filled stage.
The key visual for the upcoming third season Third Beat! was also released.
[Broadcast date and time decided & key visual release]
The TV anime “IDOLiSH7 Third BEAT!” Will be broadcast on TOKYO MX, BS11, etc. from July 4th and will be broadcast simultaneously on terrestrial broadcasting on ABEMA!
IDOLiSH7’s key visuals that look to each future are also released!English Translation, Twitter Translate
The visual showcases the new stage outfits for each member of the group. The outfits consist of a predominantly white suit with accents matching the hair color of each member. In addition, the outfits also have a small cape matching the color of their respective accents.
The first episode of the anime will be pre-screened on Bandai Namco’s youtube channel.
Most idol anime tend to focus on music and intrapersonal relationships between their members. While IDOLiSH7 delivers on those aspects, it adds in with the logistical and business conflicts of the idol industry.
While it certainly delivers on the music aspect, be prepared to be surprised by their slick dance moves too.
The first two seasons covered their formation and journey to stardom. While that journey was interesting, it will be more interesting to see how they cope up with the pressure. Will they be able to handle it? Or will they crumble?
iDOLISH7 started as a rhythm game, Idolish7 later expanded into several anime and novel adaptations. The anime is adapted by studio Troyca and licensed by Crunchyroll.
Tsumugi Takanashi is an inexperienced manager under his father’s agency and is in charge of a new idol group, “Idolish7”.
Consisting of 7 male singers, each with their vibrant personality, the group aims to be famous idols in the intense pressure of the entertainment industry.
Source: IDOLiSH7 Official Website