HOUSTON, TX – June 28, 2019 – Sentai Filmworks announced today that it acquired exclusive rights to musical idol series Re:Stage! Dream Days♪ through a license arrangement that includes the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Scandinavian countries, the Netherlands, South Africa, Spain and Portugal.
Young Mana Shikimiya once had big dreams, but she set those dreams aside once she reached middle school in order to live a normal life. When Mana joins the Singing and Dancing Club of Homareboshi Academy to help save the group from being shut down, her dreams of stardom are rekindled. She’ll give it her all to win the Prism Stage competition and be named the top idol. With her friends beside her, there are no dreams too big!
Re:Stage! Dream Days♪ is part of the multimedia Re:Stage! project from Pony Canyon. The series is the animated follow-up to the project’s popular mobile game, novel and music singles. Shin Katagai (Eyeshield 21) will serve as the anime’s director while Kohta Yamamoto (Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga) provides the series’ music.
The series spotlights members of KiRaRe, the anime’s principle idol group; the actors who bring KiRaRe to life will perform “Don’t think! Smile!!” the series’ opening theme, in character. The voices behind the members of KiRaRe include Amane Makino (Hitori Bocchi no Marumaru Seikatsu) as Mana Shikimiya, Akari Kitō (Demon Slayer) as Sayu Tsukisaka, Masumi Tazawa (THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS Theater) as Mizuha Ichikishima, Meemu Tachibana (Cells at Work!) as Kae Hiiragi, Yuka Iwahashi (Hanebad!) as Kasumi Honjō, and Yuki Sorami (Elena of Avalor) as Mii Hasegawa.
The series will be available for the Summer 2019 simulcast season to stream on select digital outlets with a home video release to follow.
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