Sound up! TOKIMEKI!
LoveLive! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club is a TV Anime series — a third installment of the long-running LoveLive! Series. It was developed based from the School Idols and characters created and published by Bushiroad and KLab Inc. (KLab Inc. is the former publisher of LoveLive! ALL STARS game), and it was also based from the LoveLive! ALL STARS smartphone online video game. This Anime series has been animated by SUNRISE INC. (now under Bandai Namco Filmworks Inc.)
|Title||LoveLive! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club|
|Creator||Sakurako Kimino (Dengeki G’s Magazine / Lantis / SUNRISE)|
|Based From||LoveLive! School Idol Festival ALL STARS|
|Story By||Hajime Yatate|
|Original Airing Date (First Episode)||October 3, 2020 (Season 1)|
April 2, 2022 (SEASON TWO)
|Episodes||13 (First Season)|
13 (SEASON TWO)
The story takes place at the most prestigious girls’ high school, called the Nijigasaki High School, which was located at Odaiba, in Tokyo, Japan. It was well known for its various school courses, like music, arts, and even the most popular school clubs and courses ever existed in any schools in Japan ever.
A sophomore high schooler, named Yu Takasaki, has become fascinated by School Idols by just looking at a certain live show performance. Her childhood friend, Ayumu Uehara, also wanted to make her dreams come true together with Yu.
Along the way, they have met various girls — they can be either rivals or friends. And they can be seen everywhere in the school every day.
As for these girl aspirants and professionals wanted to make their dreams come true themselves, they were being helped by Yu to make that happen! And that is, they wanted to hold a live show event which features all of the known School Idol groups across Japan! And that Event is called as the “School Idol Festival”.
See Anime Streaming Guide page for more info on how to stream and watch this Anime.
Notes: Episode Reviews for Season 1 is currently unavailable.
|EPISODE #||EPISODE TITLE|
|3||Shout Out Your Love|
|4||The Uncharted Path|
|5||What Can I Do Now?|
|6||The Shape of a Smile (⸝⸝>▿<⸝⸝)|
|7||HARUKA KANATA (Kanata & Beyond)|
|9||A Fellow Rival|
|10||The Summer Starts|
|11||Everyone’s Dreams, My Dreams|
|13||School Idol Festival *|
|EPISODE #||EPISODE TITLE (ORIGINAL)||EPISODE TITLE (REVIEWS)|
|1||A New TOKIMEKI (A New Thrill) *||You’re a School Idol and…|
|2||Overlapping Colors||Pride Over Everything Else|
|3||sing! song! smile!||QU4RTZ|
|4||Ai Love Triangle||The Friendly Rivals: DiverDiva|
|5||Dreamland is Now Open! ↑↑(*’▽’)||Beautiful Beasts|
|6||Choose What “You Love”||A・ZU・NA: The Passionate Bonds|
|7||Memories of the Dreams||Wings of a Green Butterfly|
|8||A Place Where the Rainbow Begins||TOKIMEKI Runners|
|9||The Sky I Can’t Reach||Every School Idol For Herself|
|10||Kasumin ☆ Wonder Tour||Nijigaku Party|
|11||The Past, Future, and Present||Nijigasaki First Live “with You” II|
|12||Cheer!||You Alone We Want To Believe|
|13||Sound Up, TOKIMEKI!||You’re a School Idol And a Supporter!|
|Yu Takasaki||Hinaki Yano|
|Ayumu Uehara||Aguri Onishi|
|Kasumi Nakasu||Mayu Sagara|
|Shizuku Osaka||Kaori Maeda|
|Karin Asaka||Miyu Kubota|
|Ai Miyashita||Natsumi Murakami|
|Kanata Konoe||Akari Kito|
|Setsuna Yuki||Tomori Kusunoki (Sep 2017 ~ Mar 2023)|
Coco Hayashi (Apr 2023 ~ Present)
|Emma Verde||Maria Sashide|
|Rina Tennoji||Chiemi Tanaka|
|Shioriko Mifune *||Moeka Koizumi|
|Mia Taylor *||Shu Uchida|
|Lanzhu Zhong *||Akina Homoto|
Originally, they first appeared as new characters in the LoveLive! ALL STARS game, since Main Story Chapter 28. They had debuted as a sub-unit, named as R3BIRTH, with their song, “MONSTER GIRLS”.
Updated since April 8, 2023.