Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club special live stream announced on Thursday that the idol series is getting an OVA with a theatrical premiere scheduled for summer 2023 in Japan. A key visual was also released.
Aside from the OVA announcement, the special live stream also revealed a trailer for the upcoming TV anime Nijiyon Animation, a short spin-off of the Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club series. The short anime is scheduled to premiere on January 6, 2023.
Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club is a spin-off project of Love Live! idol franchise. The first season premiered in October 2020 while the second season began airing in April 2022. Studio Sunrise animated both seasons with Tomoyuki Kawamura as the director. Jin Tanaka wrote the scripts while Takumi Yokota illustrated character designs. The cast of the series includes:
- Hinaki Yano as Yu Takasaki
- Aguri Onishi as Ayumu Uehara
- Akari Kito as Kanata Konoe
- Chiemi Tanaka as Rina Tennoji
- Kaori Maeda as Shizuku Osaka
- Maria Sashide as Emma Verde
- Mayu Sagara as Kasumi Nakasu
- Miyu Kubota as Karin Asaka
- Natsumi Murakami as Ai Miyashita
- Tomori Kusunoki as Setsuna Yuki
- Moeka Koizumi as Shioriko Mifune
- Akina Homoto as Lanzhu Zhong
- Shu Uchida as Mia Taylor
Bilibili and Crunchyroll are streaming the anime and the latter describes it as:
Nijigasaki High School is known for their diverse subjects and the freedom they give to students. Second-year student Yu Takasaki has been turned on to the charms of school idols, so she knocks on the door of the School Idol Club with her friend, Ayumu Uehara. Sometimes friends, sometimes rivals, the members of this club each contribute their own thoughts and motivations to the group.
Source: Official Twitter
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