Currently being serialized on Manga Time Kirara Carat, Drop-out Idol Fruit Tart will be made into an anime later this year! It is a four panel manga by Sou Hamayumiba of HaNaYaMaTa fame about a group of former child stars turned underground idols.

The staff for the upcoming animation has been revealed as well!

  • Director: Keiichiro Kawaguchi
  • Series composition: Keiichiro Kawaguchi, Tatsuya Takahashi
  • Character design: Sumie Kinoshita
  • Animation production: feel.

The 4 panel comic follow 1st grade high school student Ino Sakura who heads to Tokyo wanting to become an idol. She moves into a share-house that houses entertainers named “Mouse Manor” and meets three people, Roko Sekino, Hayu Nukui and Nina Maehara. When the manor is being threatened for redevelopment, they form the idol unit “Fruit Tart” to raise funds and protect their home.

Source: Animate Times