Idoly Pride anime gets January 10th, 2021 release date — cute idols coming to your neck of the woods soon

The upcoming Idoly Pride anime series has finally gotten a release date. A January 10th, 2021 premiere on Tokyo MX and other Japanese channels.


The anime tells the story of a group of would-be idols, starting from the bottom of the industry and hoping to make it big.

The Idoly Pride anime will be directed by Yu Kinome (Scum’s Wish episode director), Tatsuya Takahaashi (Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko) is handling series scripts, with Sumie Kinoshita (The Mystic Archives of Dantalian) as character designer.

The character designs for the anime look absolutely gorgeous, with a number of beautiful graphics already up on the project’s website as well as numerous YouTube videos featuring the voices of the voice actors playing each of the idols. (See below for a cute compilation video that shows off each idol).


One of the gorgeously designed characters that will appear in Idoly Pride

The anime series is part of a new Japanese multimedia project that was launched back in June with a manga series on Kadokawa Shoten’s Comic Newtype website.

It is designed to eventually include music, video games, live performances and other forms of entertainment in an idol-themed world.

The Idoly Pride anime stars Sayaka Kanda (Real Girl), Kanon Takao (Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater), Mai Sugano (I Can’t Understand What My Husband is Saying), Ayahi Takagaki (Somali and the Forest Spirit), Minako Kotobuki (A Certain Scientific Railgun T),  Sora Amamiya (Rent-a-Girlfriend), Momo Asakura (O Maidens in Your Savage Season), Aki Toyosaki (Laid-Back Camp) and Haruka Tomatsu (Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld) along with several other extremely talented voice actors.

Until its release in your neck of the woods some time in 2021, you can keep up-to-date on news about the upcoming anime series on the official Idoly Pride website.

If you enjoy cute idols, storylines about girls working hard to achieve their dreams and, of course, superb anime music, it is looking like Idoly Pride is definitely a show to check out.


Michelle Topham