|Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club|
(Rabu Raibu! Nijigasaki Gakuen Sukūru Aidoru Dōkō-kai)
|Created by|| Hajime Yatate |
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Tomoyuki Kawamura|
|Written by||Jin Tanaka|
|Music by||Naoki Endo|
|Original network||Tokyo MX, SUN, KBS, BS11, TVA, SATV, TVh, TVQ|
|Original run||October 3, 2020 – present|
Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club Nijigasaki High School Idol Club.is a Japanese multimedia spin-off project from the Love Live! series and its game series Love Live! School Idol Festival . It was first introduced in 2017 as "Perfect Dream Project" and was initially created as part of the game Love Live! School Idol Festival All Stars . Unlike μ's and Aqours, the previous groups from the franchise, they are a group of individual school idols who compete with each other while working together to keep their school idol club alive. Together, they are referred as the
They are featured in the spin-off game Love Live! School Idol Festival All Stars along with μ's and Aqours. They also appear as SR rarity cards in Love Live! School Idol Festival.The girls were initially split up into groups of three to begin activities in three different apps before their addition to the game: Dengeki Online website (Kasumi, Karin, Setsuna), Famitsu App website (Ayumu, Ai, Rina), and the game's official website (Emma, Shizuku, Kanata). Each place is working as a separate room or branch office for the Nijigasaki High School. Later, they were officially split into three subunits: DiverDiva, A・Zu・Na, and QU4RTZ. An anime television series adaptation by Sunrise aired from October 3 to December 26, 2020. A second season has been announced and is set to premiere in 2022.
Nijigasaki High School (虹ヶ咲学園, Nijigasaki Gakuen) is located in Odaiba, Tokyo. The school is popular due to its free school style and diverse majors. The story centers on the members of the school idol club in Nijigasaki, who work together as solo idols and their attempt to prevent the club from being abolished. As the story progresses, more girls begin to participate in the club's activities.
Where appropriate, plot descriptions mentioned below refer to the story in Love Live! School Idol Festival All Stars . Other parts of the franchise, such as the manga and animation series, feature some variations in the storyline.
The anime television series is animated by Sunrise and directed by Tomoyuki Kawamura, with Jin Tanaka handling series composition and Takumi Yokota designing the characters. "Nijiiro Passions!" (虹色Passions!) and "Neo Sky, Neo Map!".A public vote was held to decide the name of one of the anime's characters, Yu Takasaki, who is voiced by Hinako Yano and based on the player character in the game. The 13-episode anime aired from October 3 to December 26, 2020 on Tokyo MX, SUN, and KBS, October 4 on BS11, and October 6 on region-exclusive channels. It was also streamed live through the Bandai Channel, Line Live, and YouTube Live. Muse Communication licensed the anime in Southeast Asian territories excluding Thailand, where it is licensed by Dream Express (DEX). Funimation licensed the series and streams it on their website in North America, and on AnimeLab in Australia and New Zealand. Nijigasaki High School Idol Club performed both the opening and ending themes, respectively titled
During the group's 3rd Live on May 9, 2021, a second season has been announced. It is set to premiere in 2022.
While working individually, the girls also released singles as group as well as divided into three subunits. The members of each unit were decided by votes from fans. Instead of three subunits consisting of three members each as previously seen with μ's and Aqours, the Nijigasaki girls were divided into groups of two, three, and four. Voting on the subunits along with their names concluded on June 10, 2019. The results consist of: DiverDiva (Karin and Ai), A・Zu・Na (Ayumu, Shizuku, and Setsuna), and QU4RTZ (pronounced "Quartz", Kasumi, Kanata, Emma, and Rina).
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