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Earlier today, the official Love Live! Sunshine!! website updated with première details for the upcoming anime series. The title will kick off on the following networks:

  • Tokyo MX: 7/2/2016 at 22:30~ (7/2/2016 at 10:30PM)
  • Sun TV: 7/2/2016 at 22:30~ (7/2/2016 at 10:30PM)
  • KBS Kyoto: 7/2/2016 at 22:30~ (7/2/2016 at 10:30PM)
  • BS11: 7/2/2016 at 22:30~ (7/2/2016 at 10:30PM)
  • TV Aichi: 7/2/2016 at 25:50~ (7/3/2016 at 1:50AM)
  • Shizuoka Broadcasting System: 7/4/2016 at 25:58~ (7/5/2016 at 3:58AM)
  • Television Hokkaido: 7/5/2016 at 26:05~ (7/6/2016 at 1:05AM)
  • TVQ Kyushu Broadcast: 7/5/2016 at 26:05~ (7/6/2016 at 1:05AM)
  • Bandai Channel (Online): 7/2/2016 at 22:30~ (7/2/2016 at 10:30PM)
  • LINE LIVE (Online): 7/2/2016 at 22:30~ (7/2/2016 at 10:30PM)

Kazuo Sakai (Mushi-Uta) is directing the project at Sunrise. Yūhei Murota and Jukki Hanada are both reprising their roles on the project as character designer and series composition, respectively. Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Original concept: Sakurako Kimino
  • Original work: Hajime Yatate
  • Design Works: Masaki Kawake
  • Set Design: Takeshi Takahashi
  • Background Director: Junichi Higashi
  • Color Design: Sayoko Yokoyama
  • CG Director: Gō Kurosaki
  • Compositing Director: Daiki Sugiyama
  • Editing: Daisuke Imai
  • Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
  • Music: Tatsuya Katou
  • Music Production: Lantis

The confirmed voice cast for the series includes

  • Chika Takami: Anju Inami
  • Riko Sakurauchi: Rikako Aida
  • Kanan Matsuura: Nanaka Suwa
  • Dia Kurosawa: Arisa Komiya
  • Yō Watanabe: Shuka Saito
  • Yoshiko Tsushima: Aika Kobayashi
  • Hanamaru Kunikida: Kanako Takatsuki
  • Mari Ohara: Aina Suzuki
  • Ruby Kurosawa: Ai Furihata

Love Live! Sunshine!! is the latest installment in Sunrise’s Love Live! franchise. Sunrise describes the story as follows:

Uranohoshi Girls’ High School, a private school in the seaside neighborhood of Uchiura at Numazu city, Shizuoka prefecture.

A small high school in a corner of Suruga Bay, it is home to nine teens, led by second-year student Chika Takami, driven by one seriously big dream:

To become the next generation of bright, sparkling “school idols”!

As long as we don’t give up, any dream can come true… All we have to do now is keep pushing hard for fame and glory!

Now their “School Idol Project” begins to make their dreams come true!

Several character designs and a promotional video were released to promote the series, which you can check out below:

Promotional Video

Character Designs

Source: Esuteru