New Idol-themed Original TV Anime

New Idol-themed Original TV Anime Gekidol Confirms January 5, 2021 Premiere



Along with a key visual featuring its  nine main characters, the official website for Hoods Entertainment‘s upcoming original TV anime Gekidol announced today that it is set to premiere on AT-X in Japan on January 5, 2021, the n on Bs Fuji five days later. The “Engeki (Stage Play) x Idol”-themed project was revealed back in December 2015. Its first teaser PV was screened at the company’s booth in the Winter Comiket of the year.


Shigeru Ueda (UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie) is attached to direct, alongside chief writer Keiichiro Oochi (The Quintessential Quintuplets) and anime character designer/chief animation director Hijiri Tateishi (Val × Love). Foods Entertainment (3D Kanojo Real Girl) works on anime production.



Story introduction:


It has been five years since the mysterious disaster – Global Simultaneous City Disappearance. While still being in turmoil, but the world has been slowly recovering. In such a world, There are girls who are attracted to the stage plays using “Theatrical Material System” with 3D holograms and aiming for the shining stage. With each thought in mind Now, the curtain goes up on the stage.



Key visual:



1st PV:




Main voice cast:


  • Seria Morino: Hikaru Akao
  • Airi Kakumu: Chihira Mochida
  • Izumi Hinazaki: Ayaka Suwa 
  • Kaoru Sakakibawa: Kana Hanazawa
  • Doll: M・A・O
  • Akira Asagi: Nozomi Yamamoto
  • Aimi Fujita: Asami Takano
  • Kazuharu Yamamoto: Aya Akiyoshi
  • Mayuri Nakamura: Amina Sato
  • Hirokazu Takezaki: Kosuke Toriumi
  • Makoto Higuchi: Sarara Yashima
  • Tomoko Hinata: Kaori Mizuhashi 



The first visual revealed in December 2015:



1st teaser PV for the project:



Source: Happinet press release 


©Gekidol Production Committee


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