IDOLiSH7 announce anime premiere date and unveil first key visual

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Wataru Hatano, Yonaga Tsubasa, Toshiki Masuda, Yusuke Shirai and Takuya Eguchi during today’s event

News about IDOLiSH7 getting an anime adaptation stirred up their fans earlier this year. Today, at a special event, the premiere date for the anime series was unveiled.

The anime is set to premiere in January 2018. Advanced screening will be held on November 2 (special event).

The first key visual is already out.

A short video was released with scenes from the anime.

For those that might be unfamiliar with the game, here’s a brief intro to each group.

IDOLiSH7 is a 7-person group consisting of Kensho Ono (center), Toshiki Masuda, Shirai Yusuke, Tsubasa Yonaga, KENN, Atsushi Abe and Takuya Eguchi. They are known for their bright and upbeat songs.

Mezzo’ consists on Atsushi Abe and KENN. They are the first IDOLiSH7 sub-unit. Ballads and pop-tunes come from this unit with ease.

Their rivals, TRIGGER consist on Soma Saito (center), Wataru Hatano and Takuya Sato. TRIGGER are known for their sexy vibe, suggestive lyrics and powerful performances.

ZOOL cover

ZOOL consist of Yuuya HiroseTakashi KondoSubaru KimuraKoutaro Nishiyama. They won’t be part of the anime.


Re:Vale consist of Shinnosuke Tachibana and Soichiro Hoshi. Both are known for dance songs and ballads. Just like ZOOL, they won’t be part of the anime adaptation.

So far all units have released several singles – cross unit songs as well – and TRIGGER are going to release their first full single this month.

SOURCE: IDOLiSH7 official website / IDOLiSH7 official twitter account

Vanessa Silva
Vanessa Silva
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder, content creator, and music reviewer. Basically, the only person managing everything at The Hand That Feeds HQ. Stumbling upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" in 2011 was the start of this journey. If music is thought-provoking or deep, you may find her writing almost essays (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). She's the producer and host of the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).


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