The teaser for The IDOLM@STER Million Live! TV Anime reveals its fall 2023 premiere
An online special, live-streamed in anticipation of The IDOLM@STER Million Live! franchise's 10th anniversary next year, debuted a teaser for the franchise's television anime on Saturday, The teaser announces that the anime will premiere next fall
The anime will follow the growth from the initial stages of the theater of Mirai Kasuga and the other idols
Shinya Watada (Aikatsu Stars! film, Gundam Build Divers, Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE) is directing the anime at Shirogumi Inc., and Yoichi Kato (Aikatsu!, Yōkai Watch) is overseeing and writing the series scripts. Lantis is producing the music. Bandai Namco Studio is collaborating on the anime, and Bandai Namco Entertainment is planning and producing the anime (as well as being credited as the original creator).
When Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the television anime adaptation during the third anniversary of The IDOLM@STER Million Live! Theater Days in 2020, Shirogumi Inc. created the video below
Shirogumi also animated an anime prologue image music video for the franchise earlier this year:
The IDOLM@STER Million Live! was first released by Namco Bandai Games in 2013 as a spin-off of the main The IDOLM@STER game series. 37 brand-new characters were added to the game after the initial release of the 765 Pro characters from the original series. Players could operate their own idol production company in the game and improve the skills of their idols. The game was then discontinued in March 2018
In June 2017, The IDOLM@STER Million Live! Theater Days, a follow-up to the game, was released for iOS and Android devices by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The 765 Pro live theater serves as the game's stage, and locations include the lobby, waiting area, and green room. Misaki Aoba, a theater clerk, appears in the game. Players in the game can interact further with specific idols by touching them on the screen. Rhythm games are featured in the solo and unit concerts of the game