The first promotional video has been streamed online for the upcoming second season of The [email protected]: Cinderella Girls, with just over a week to go before the first episode is out. This new PV recaps some of the final scenes of the first season before delving into a preview of what’s to come for 346 Production. The video also previews the Opening theme of the anime, “Shine!!” sung by the main cast of the series. It will once again be directed by Noriko Takao (The [email protected]The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya) and produced by A-1 Pictures (Sword Art OnlineAldnoah.Zero).

The official website of The [email protected]: Cinderella Girls anime adaptation has earlier revealed a key visual for the upcoming second season.

the idolmaster cinderella girls second season visual

Here is the main visual of the anime:

The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls is a Japanese free-to-play simulation video game developed by Cygames and Bandai Namco Games for the Mobage social network platform for mobile phones. It was first released on November 28, 2011 for feature phones, and compatibility was extended to iOS and Android devices on December 16, 2011. The game is based onThe Idolmaster franchise, and features a cast of new idol characters.

The story in Cinderella Girls follows the career of a producer in charge of leading and training prospective pop idols to stardom. Its gameplay follows a collectible card game format in which each idol is represented as a card, which the player may use to form a unit of idols to train in lessons, take to jobs, and compete against opponents. Cinderella Girls has made transitions to other media. An anime television series adaptation produced by A-1 Pictures began airing in January 2015. Eight manga series, three sets of manga anthologies, two Internet radio talk shows featuring the series’ voice actresses, image song singles and albums, and live concerts have also been produced.

Series synopsis from Haruhichan

There are many idols with long-established talent agency 346 Production. And now the company is starting a new program, the Cinderella Project!

Girls leading normal lives…

They are chosen to be aspiring idols and see another world for the first time in this Cinderella story. Can they all climb the stairs that lead to the palace?

The magic begins now…

The second season of The [email protected]: Cinderella Girls anime will be airing from Friday, July 17th on Tokyo MX at midnight JST (effectively the 18th) during the Summer 2015 anime season. The first Blu-ray volume of the anime will release on April 23rd. You can order any of the editions here:

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