iDOLiSH7 is returning with a brand new season titled iDOLiSH7 Second Beat!. And now, Bandai Namco Arts has released a new PV for this new anime season. The video also previews its new OP song by iDOLiSH7, “Perfection Gimmick”.

The anime itself will premiere in Japan on 5th April at 10:30 pm JST via Tokyo MX. Several other channels will be airing the anime, and they include Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting, and BS11. For streaming, AbemaTV and Niconico will be handling it. The anime itself is listed to have 15 episodes.

The staff have confirmed that both IDOLiSH7 and TRIGGER will be appearing in the second season. However, they also confirmed that Re:vale will also be taking part in this new anime as well.


As for the staff, Makoto Bassho is returning from the first season as director. TROYCA will once again produce the animation, with Fate/Zero and Aldnoah.Zero’s Ei Aoki doing the character designs.

Season 1 synopsis via Crunchyroll:

A group of aspiring idols gather at Takanashi Productions and are entrusted with the company’s future. The seven men who have just met represent a variety of totally different personalities. However, they each have their own charm and possess unknown potential as idols. Forming a group, they take their first step together as “IDOLiSH7.” Their brilliantly shining dancing forms onstage eventually begin captivating the hearts of the people. In the glorious but sometimes harsh world of idols, they aim for the top with dreams in their hearts!

Source: Comic Natalie