The anime adaptation of popular smartphone game A3! (Short for Act! Addict! Actors!) has announced that it will start airing on 14 January 2020 at midnight JST.
The first season of the anime will focus on the Spring and Summer troupes, and key visuals of both troupes have been revealed.
Details regarding the opening theme have also been revealed. Writing and composing the song ‘Act! Addict! Actors!’ will be Masayoshi Oishi, who also composed the catchy theme songs for the game.
The theme will be performed by the A3ders!, which is composed of the leaders of the Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter Troupes, Sakuya Sakuma (Kodai Sakai), Tenma Sumeragi (Takuya Eguchi), Banri Settsu (Chiharu Sawashiro) and Tsumugi Tsukioka (Atsushi Tamaru), respectively.
The single, which is to be released on 5 February 2020, will also include and instrumental version as well as a solo version by each Troupe Leader.
After receiving extreme popularity in Japan, the game has also been released worldwide in English to a whole new fanbase.
A3! is a smartphone game that focuses on a theatre company which is on the brink of being closed down. We follow the newly-elected general director, Izumi Tachibana, as she recruits and directs a diverse cast of young men who take to the stage in order to save the company.
Original Character Design: Ryo Fujiwara
Director: Keisuke Shinohara
Character Design, Animation Director: Mariko Komatsu
Series Composition: Naoki Hayashi
Animation Production: P.A.WORKS x Studio 3Hz