Originally as a best selling game from Namco Bandai, the Idolm@ster series was one of the best selling anime in Japan from 2012-2013 especially if you’re talking about Bluray and DVD volumes. So it is not surprising that there are plans for sequels to continue tapping into Japan’s obsession with the idol culture.
Well for fans of the series, you’ll be happy to know that come 10 January 2015, the sequel The Idolm@ster – Cinderella Girls will be released via Tokyo MX. The new anime will be an adaptation of the social game of the same name and emphasize the magic of ordinary girls plucked out of their normal life and turned into idols. You’ll be seeing a cast of new characters like Ranko, Anzu, Jougasaki sisters, Rin, Mio and more.
A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Oreimo) studio will be responsible for the production with Noriko Takao (Saint Young Men) as the director. Series composition will be in the hands of Tatsuya Takahashi (Idolm@ster, Tokyo Ravens) and character design will be by Yusuke Matsuo (Black Rock Shooter).
Source & Image : Official Idolm@ster Blog
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