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“Shōjo☆Kageki Revue Starlight” Anime Gets Theme Song, July 2018 Premiere

Shojo Kageki Revue Starlight Key VisualNo relation to the Starlight Express.

Earlier today, the official Shōjo☆Kageki Revue Starlight website updated with new details on the show’s upcoming anime adaptation. The site added details on the show’s theme song and premiere window.

We break the details down below.

Theme Song

Opening theme song Hoshi no Dialogue (Star Dialogue) will be performed by performed by Starlight Ninety Nine Group (“Kukugumi” for short). The song will receive a CD single, which is slated to hit stores on July 18.


The Shōjo☆Kageki Revue Starlight anime hits Japanese TV on July 12. The full broadcast schedule is as follows:

  • TBS: 7/12/2018 at 25:28 (7/13/2018 at 1:28AM)
  • CBC: 7/12/2018 at 26:35 (7/13/2018 at 2:35AM)
  • BS-TBS: 7/14/2018 at 25:00 (7/15/2018 at 1:00AM)
  • MBS: 7/14/2018 at 27:08 (7/15/2018 at 3:08AM)
  • RKB: 7/18/2018 at 26:30 (7/19/2018 at 2:30AM)

The title is a multimedia franchise from Bushiroad and Nelke Planning, which was first unveiled in April 2017. At the time, a stage musical and anime TV series were confirmed. Bushiroad launched two manga titles in the franchise in Monthly Bushiroad Magazine’s February 2018 issue.

Tomohiro Furukawa was tapped to direct the anime at Kinema Citrus, with Hiroyuki Saita (Kumamiko – Girl meets Bear, My mental choices are completely interfering with my school romantic comedy) providing character designs. Tatsuto Higuchi (Schwarzes Marken, CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon) is in charge of series composition for the project.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Assistant Director: Takashi Koide
  • Prop Design: Takeshi Takakura
  • Prop Design: Shiori Tani
  • Graphic Design: Yuto Hama
  • Graphic Design: Masao Yamaguchi
  • Color Design: Chie Yoshimura
  • Art Director: Kentaro Akiyama (studio Pablo)
  • Art Director: Kenji Fukuda (studio Pablo)
  • 3D Director: Hisashi Akimoto (T2studio)
  • 3D Stage Lighting: Yuri Kamiyahisa
  • Director of Photography: Kazuto Izumida (T2studio)
  • Editor: Masayuki Kurosawa
  • Sound Director: Yo Yamada
  • Music: Yoshiaki Fujisawa
  • Music: Tatsuya Kato
  • Scripts / Lyrics: Kanata Nakamura

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Karen Aijō: Momoyo Koyama
  • Hikari Kagura: Suzuko Mimori
  • Maya Tendō: Maho Tomita
  • Junna Hoshimi: Hinata Satō
  • Mahiru Tsuyuzaki: Haruki Iwata
  • Nana Daiba: Moeka Koizumi
  • Claudine Saijō: Aina Aiba
  • Futaba Isuruzaki: Teru Ikuta
  • Kaoruko Hanayagi: Ayasa Itō

Source: Comic Natalie

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