posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st half of 3rd season premieres in July with returning composer Tatsuya Katō
The official website for IDOLiSH7 Third Beat!, the third IDOLiSH7 anime season, began streaming the first full promotional video for the anime on Friday. The video highlights the characters who until now, only appeared in the original game and original net anime. The website also confirmed that Tatsuya Katō is returning from the first two seasons to compose the music.
The staff from the previous two anime and the Vibrato spinoff net anime will return for the third season. Makoto Bessho is again directing the new season at TROYCA, and Ayumi Sekine is back in charge of the series scripts. Ei Aoki is returning to supervise, and Kasumi Fukagawa is again adapting the original character designs by Arina Tanemura. Masami Inomata is back as the chief animation director.
The first television anime based on the IDOLiSH7 smartphone game premiered in Japan in January 2018 and had 17 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired. The IDOLiSH7 Vibrato spinoff series of net anime shorts then launched in February 2018.
The second season of the main anime premiered on April 5. The first episode debuted ahead of the rest of the season on January 6, 2020, and Crunchyroll streamed the episode on the same day. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.
The second season was delayed starting with the fifth episode due to the state of emergency declaration against the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The season resumed with episode 3 on October 4.