The [email protected] MILLION LIVE! release date in Fall 2023 confirmed by special PV, key visual

Key visual for the upcoming anime The IDOLM@STER million Live!
Key visual for the upcoming anime The [email protected] million Live! Pic credit: @imasml_765PRO/Twitter

On October 8, 2022, the official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of The [email protected] Million Live! games announced that it will premiere in Fall 2023, and a new key visual featuring the new idols the anime will focus on was unveiled.

You can see the new key visual here:

Full-sized key visual for the upcoming anime The IDOLM@STER million Live!
Full-sized key visual for the upcoming anime The [email protected] million Live! Pic credit: @imasml_765PRO/Twitter

A trailer has also been released and can be watched here:

The [email protected] million Live! trailer.

The anime will follow the growth from the initial stages of Mirai Kasuga and the other idols as singers to where they stand presently.

On March 26, 2022, the staff for The [email protected] Million Live! released the full opening video for the upcoming anime. It features the song “Seven Count” performed by MILLIONSTARS with lyrics by Yohei Matsui. The song was composed by Ryouhei Sataka (Hifumi Inc) and produced by Lantis TV Anime.

You can watch the full opening video here:

The [email protected] million Live! opening video.

What is the plot of The [email protected]?

The story revolves around 13 professional female idols and their story as they work hard in order to slowly make their way to the top and make their dream of becoming country-wide celebrities a reality. 765 Production Studio manages the all-girl group. The girls learn that becoming a top idol isn’t all fun and games. Hard work, sweat, and tears will pave their way to greatness in order to flourish in the industry. 765 Pro must also keep an eye on the competition – 961 Production.

At first, the girls used to spend as much time together as a family does, but as their popularity grows they are able to spend less time with each other. The very popularity they desired now threatens to tear the bonds of their friendship apart. In order to keep the group together, they must discover a balance between work and friendship before everyone decides to go their separate ways. These girls encounter lots of personal and professional problems, but their deep friendships with each other and mutual support help them weather these storms.

Who are the members of the production team?

The [email protected] Million Live production team members include:

  • Original story production – Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Director – Shinya Watada (Aikatsu Stars! Film, Gundam Build Drivers Re: RISE)
  • Animation Production – Shirogumi Inc.
  • Scriptwriter – Yoichi Kato (Aikatsu!)

On July 27, 2020, during the 3rd anniversary of The [email protected] Million Live! Theater Days game Shirogumi Inc produced the below video when Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the TV anime adaptation of The [email protected] Million Live! Theater Days game.

The [email protected] Million Live! special promo video.

In 2013, Namco Bandai Games released the game as a spin-off of the main The [email protected] game series. The game initially featured the 765 Pro female idol characters of the original series, as well as 37 new characters. The game allows players to manage their own idol production company and raised their idols’ skills in order to be #1. In March 2018, the game ended its service.

In June 2017, Bandai Namco Entertainment launched a sequel to the game titled The [email protected] Million Live! Theater Days for iOS and Android devices. The new game takes place in the 765 Pro live theater building with rooms such as the theater’s office, waiting room, and the green room. Misaki Aoba, who is a theater clerk, is featured in the game. Players can communicate more with certain idols by touching their on-screen image. The game’s solo and unit concerts feature rhythm games to gain points.

Are you looking forward to the anime The [email protected] Million Live! Will the manager of the group be the “hero” of the story? If these girls get a male manager then it will become a harem anime for sure. Let us know in the comment section below!

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