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Ensemble Stars!
Anime Main Visual
Information
Original Work Happy Elements
Studio David Production
License Funimation
Original Run July 7th, 2019 -
Episodes
Genre Music, School, Idols

Ensemble Stars! (あんさんぶるスターズ! Ansanburu Sutāzu!?) is a currently airing anime adaptation produced by David Production.

History

An anime adaptation was initially announced during the NicoNico "Happy Elements Official Live Broadcast ~Significant Presentation Festival of Winter~" live broadcast held on December 4, 2015. It was originally slated to be produced by GENCO under the title "Ensemble Stars! The Animation", and was scheduled to air in 2017.

It was then postponed to 2019, and the anime went into production by David Production studio.link On January 13, 2019 a PV for the anime was uploaded, and the anime is planned to be broadcasted starting July 7, 2019 under the title Ensemble Stars!.link

A pre-screening of the first and second episodes occurred on June 17, 2019, along with voice actors appearing as guests. The voice actors were Yoshiki Nakajima (Tetora Nagumo), Showtaro Morikubo (Makoto Yuuki), Tetsuya Kakihara (Subaru Akehoshi), and Yuki Ono (Koga Oogami).link

From July 1, 2019 until July 7, the anime was advertised across stations for the Yamate line with new illustrations of all 41 idols in their respective unit uniforms.link From July 1, 2019 until July 5, a collage of chibi illustrations was located in Shinjuku station, and it featured five variations of expressions for each chibi character.link On July 7, 2019, life-sized cut outs of each character were lined up in Shinjuku Station.link

Funimation announced a simulcast stream and a dub for the anime on July 3, 2019.link The first dubbed episode was released on August 5, 2019, and a new dubbed episode will be released every Sunday at 3:00 PM Central timezone.

Plot

Yumenosaki Private Academy, a school that specializes in raising male idols.

Hokuto Hidaka, Subaru Akehoshi, Makoto Yuuki, Mao Isara, together the four of them form the unit “Trickstar”, aiming to be the top idol, and undergoes lessons everyday. However, the live event held within Yumenosaki Academy which puts their idols to compete and outperform each other, known as “DreamFes”, is controlled by the influence of the school’s order.

And thus seeking change, Trickstar challenges the student council who plays a vital role in said system—*

External Links

Ensemble Stars Anime Official Site Banner Ensemble Stars Anime Official Twitter Banner

Staff

Original Work, Characters: Happy Elements (Cacalia Studio)
Director: Masakazu Hishida (菱田正和)
Series Director: Yasufumi Soejima (ソエジマヤスフミ)
Series Composition: Akira (日日日)
Chief Writer: Shinichi Inozume (猪爪慎一)
Character Design:
・ Haruko Izuka (飯塚 晴子)
・ Tomoyuki Shitaya (下谷智之)
・ Eri Osada (長田絵里)
Art Director: Saho Yamane (山根左帆)
Color Design: Eri Suzuki (鈴木依里)
3D Director: Daisuke Kusaka (日下大輔)
Photography Director: Tomoya Kamijo (上條智也)
Editing: Mai Hasegawa (長谷川舞)
Music Producer: Satoru Kuwabara (桑原聖)
Music: Tatsuya Kato (加藤達也)
Sound Director: Takatoshi Hamano (濱野高年)
Animation Production: David Production

ADR Director: Jad Saxton
Assistant ADR Director: Morgan Lauré
ADR Engineer: Jamal Roberson
Assistant ADR Engineer: Rickey Watkins & Zachary Davis
ADR Script Writer: Leah Clark
ADR Script Supervisor: Jeramey Kraatz
Mix Engineer: Gino Palencia

Cast

Main

  • Maaya Sakamoto as Anzu

Trickstar

Ra*bits

UNDEAD

2wink

AKATSUKI

fine

Knights

RYUSEITAI

Switch

Valkyrie

MaM

Eden

Faculty

Main

  • Felecia Angelle as Anzu

Trickstar

Ra*bits

UNDEAD

2wink

AKATSUKI

fine

Knights

RYUSEITAI

Switch

Faculty

--

  • More TBA

Episodes

# Episode Name Aired (JP) Aired (EN)
1 New Wind (新風) July 7, 2019 August 5, 2019
2 Howl (咆哮) July 14, 2019 August 11, 2019
3 Resolve (決行) July 21, 2019 August 18, 2019
4 Blooming (開花) July 28, 2019 August 25, 2019
5 Marionette ~Part 1~
(マリオネット ~前編~)
August 4, 2019 September 1, 2019
6 Marionette ~Part 2~
(マリオネット ~後編~)
August 11, 2019 September 8, 2019
7 Emperor (皇帝) August 18, 2019
8 Rift (亀裂) August 25, 2019
9 Counterattack (反撃) September 1, 2019
10 Element ~Part 1~
(エレメント ~前編~)
September 8, 2019
11 Element ~Part 2~
(エレメント ~後編~)
(Unreleased)

Music

  • Opening Theme Song: Stars' Ensemble! sung by the entire Yumenosaki Academy student cast Yumenosaki Dream Stars.
    • Lyrics: Yohei Matsui (松井洋平)
    • Composition / Arrangement: Tomohiro Nakatsuchi (中土智博)
  • Ending Theme Song 1: 1st SING-ALONG☆ sung by Trickstar.
    • Lyrics: Saori Kodama (こだまさおり)
    • Composition / Arrangement: Akihiko Yamaguchi (山口朗彦)
  • Ending Theme Song 2: IMMORAL WORLD sung by UNDEAD.
    • Lyrics: Saori Kodama (こだまさおり)
    • Composition / Arrangement: Tsukasa Yatoki (矢鴇つかさ) - Arte Refact
  • Ending Theme Song 3: メイド・イン・トキメキ♪ sung by Ra*bits.
    • Lyrics: Saori Kodama (こだまさおり)
    • Composition / Arrangement: Tomotaka Osumi (大隅知宇)
  • Ending Theme Song 4: 月下無双、紅の舞 sung by AKATSUKI.
    • Lyrics: Yohei Matsui (松井洋平)
    • Composition: Yuki Honda (本多友紀)
    • Arrangement: Takuya Sakai (酒井拓也)
  • Ending Theme Song 5: Mischievous Party Time!! sung by 2wink.
    • Lyrics: Yohei Matsui (松井洋平)
    • Composition: 福田陽司 & 鈴木一史
    • Arrangement: 鈴木一史

Gallery

Video

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