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Is Your Heart Shining Bright?

LoveLive! Sunshine!! is a TV Anime Series. It is a second entry to the franchise or Anime series, called the LoveLive! Series.

Series Info
©2017 プロジェクトラブライブ!サンシャイン!!
TitleLoveLive! Sunshine!!
Aqours Anime
ラブライブ!サンシャイン!!
GenreDrama, School Life, Musical, Japanese Idol
Creator(s)Project LoveLive! Series
Sakurako Kimino (Dengeki G’s Magazine, Lantis, Sunrise)
Hajime Yatate (Story)
DirectorKazuo Sakai
MusicTatsuya Kato
Animation StudioSUNRISE INC.
Original Airing (First Episode)July 2, 2016 (First Season)
October 7, 2017 (SEASON TWO)
Episodes13 (First Season)
13 (SEASON TWO)
Official Websitehttps://www.lovelive-anime.jp/uranohoshi/

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Story

Just few years later, when after the Legendary School Idol Group, μ’s, has won the LoveLive! Finals, as well as disbanding and leaving wonderful memories around Tokyo, this sophomore high-schooler from the Uranohoshi Girls’ High School, Chika Takami, has become fascinated with the School Idols, after seeing them on a wide jumbotron screen.

When Chika decides to form her own School Idol Group, along with her friend, You Watanabe, this is where their path of becoming School Idols has begun. While there are obstacles that can hinder their goal, such as finding new members to their newly-established School Idol Club, Chika wants to find out what that Legendary School Idol Group has traversed along before — She is in her quest, along with her friends, on finding their own eternal radiance that shines over the endless seas of dreams.

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Episodes List and Reviews

As of this moment, there are no Episode Reviews existing within this Anime Series in this web blog.

Contained in this list are the Episodes within this Anime. The series is divided on at least two seasons, containing 13 Episodes each. And the third one is a featured Anime film, in which its story shall be continuing directly from the last Episode of the SEASON TWO.

First Season
EPISODE #EPISODE TITLE
1I Want to Shine!!
2Catch the Transfer Student!
3First Step
4Two Girls’ Feelings
5Yohane Descends
6Let’s Make a PV
7TOKYO
8Isn’t It Frustrating?
9Young Dreamer (Mijuku DREAMER)
10We’ve Got Stewshine
11Aye aye, My Friend!
12It’s Time to Fly
13Sunshine!!
SEASON TWO
EPISODE #EPISODE TITLE
1Next Step
2The Sound of Rain
3Rainbow
4Don’t Be So Formal with Me
5Taking in a Dog
6Aqours WAVE
7The Time Left
8HAKODATE
9Awaken the Power
10Finding a Way to Shine
11Uranohoshi Girls’ High School
12Sea of Light
13Our Own Shine
Featured Film
©2019 プロジェクトラブライブ!サンシャイン!!ムービー

Related post: LoveLive! Sunshine!! Movie Mission Report!

The featured film is subtitled as The School Idol Movie ~Over the Rainbow~. It continues directly from the final Episode of the SEASON TWO of the Anime series itself. It premiered on Japanese theaters last January 4, 2019.

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Cast
Aqours, in their Anime version (From their MV, Kimi no Kokoro wa Kagayaiterukai?)
Aqours, in their real-life VA version. See tabulated cast list for details.
CHARACTERVOICE ACTRESS
Chika TakamiAnju Inami
Riko SakurauchiRikako Aida
Kanan MatsuuraNanaka Suwa
Dia KurosawaArisa Komiya
You WatanabeShuka Saito
Yoshiko TsushimaAika Kobayashi
Hanamaru KunikidaKanako Takatsuki
Mari OharaAina Suzuki
Ruby KurosawaAi Furihata

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Other Info
LoveLive! Series
LoveLive! Series First Release Promo Image
LoveLive! Series First Release Promo Image

The LoveLive! Series is a Japanese Anime multimedia project. This was produced by the collaborating companies, the Japanese Anime music label Lantis, animation studio Sunrise, and Dengeki G’s Magazine, a magazine by ASCII Media Works (KADOKAWA Group label).

This project began somewhere in 2010 and it starts as a multimedia project, where it introduces female high school characters who were grouped and formed a band together. This project was dubbed as the ‘School Idol Project’. The girls will produce music and singles, as well as making a full music animation video out of that music.

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Updated since September 17, 2022