Gekidol franchise has released that the anime’s release date. The franchise’s official website made the much-awaited announcement on Thursday. Additionally, the announcement featured new visuals and cast details. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming anime!
Gekidol Original Idol: Release Date
The franchise’s upcoming anime is all set to land on the AT-X channel on January 5. Also, BS Fuji will air the anime from January 10. The franchise is well known for its various play, anime, and idol projects. They have a huge fan base around the world.
Cast and Crew
The anime stars are as follows:
Hikaru Akao as Seria Morino
Chihira Mochida as Airi Kagami
Ayaka Suwa as Izumi Hninazaki
Kana Hanazawa as Kaworu Sakakibara
M.A.O as Doll
Nozomi Yamamoto as Aki Asagi
Asami Takano as Aimi Fujita
Aya Akiyoshi as Waka Yamamoto
Amina Satō as Mayuri Nakamura
Kousuke Toriumi as Hirokazu Takezaki
Sarara Yashima as Makoto Higuchi
Kaori Mizuhashi as Tomoko Hinata
Shigeru Ueda is the anime series’ director. ‘Märchen Mädchen’ is his well-known work. Kiyoshi Tateishi is the chief animation director. Additionally, he is designing the characters for animation.
Everything about the Gekidol Project
The project premiered at Comic Market 89 in 2016 after its announcement in December 2015. The franchise’s website showcased the project’s teaser visual. The visual text read:
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. Theater + anime + idol = Gekidol.”
A major catastrophe once erased all the major cities around the world. The anime is set five years after this disastrous event. The story revolves around a group of girls fascinated by the “Theatrical Material System”. This system uses 3D holograms to brighten the stage during the city’s post-apocalyptic recovery.
Alice in Deadly School is another in-anime play which is most probably getting an anime project.
The cast for that anime is:
M.A.O as Yū Sumio
Chihira Mochida as Shinako Hyakumura
Hikaru Akao as Sayaka Murasaki
Ayaka Suwa as Kiriko Tōnuma
Nozomi Yamamoto as Yumiya Akashima
Asami Takano as Kazuma Aoiki
Aya Akiyoshi as An Suiaki
Amina Satō as Tomoyo Takamori
Kaori Mizuhashi as Yonari Kaihara
Saki Ogasawara as Emi Kiichi
Sarara Yashima as Kaori Ikari
Rei Suzuya as Setsubun Shigemoto
The staff for Alice in Deadly School includes:
Planning, Producers: Keiichi Satō, Osamu Nagai
Original Draft: Kaoru Asakusa (Alice in Project)
Planning Cooperation: Masahiro Suzuki (Alice in Project)
Director: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Script: Yumi Kageyama
Original Character Designs: Asami Sekiya
Character Designs: Kiyoshi Tateishi
Animation: Hoods Entertainment
We will bring more details very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading for all the latest updates!