The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls U149 manga is getting an anime with Cygames Pictures as the animation production company.
A region-locked trailer announcing the start of The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls U149 anime project was released, while mangaka Kyow No drew a commemorative illustration mentioning that the anime is in the planning stage.
The Cygames-published manga began in 2016 and will release its 9th and 10th tankoubon volumes on April 8. The series is described as being “about growth of little idols and their little producer.”
Bandai Namco Entertainment’s The Idolmaster (stylized as THE iDOLM@STER) multimedia franchise begin with a 2005 arcade game that was ported to the Xbox 360 in 2007. It has since spawned multiple other games as well as anime, with the latter including series like 2007’s Idolmaster: Xenoglossia, 2011’s The Idolmaster, 2015’s The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls, 2017’s The Idolmaster SideM, and the upcoming The Idolmaster Million Live!, which is set to premiere in Japan in 2023. The franchise has also inspired radio shows, drama CDs, soundtrack releases, and print media.