It has been announced that the next installment of the ice-skating-slash-pop idol anime movie series King of Prism will open in Japanese cinemas in spring 2019. The new movies will also air as a TV series.
The news, along with the visual and teaser trailer, was revealed on 10 June 2018 in Tokyo at the special event King of Prism Rose Party 2018. The new work will be titled King of Prism: Shiny Seven Stars and will be composed of 12 episodes, each focusing on a different character. The episodes will screen in cinemas as 4 different movies composed of 3 episodes each.
The anime will be directed by Masakazu Hishida, who also directed the first two King of Prism movies as well as the TV anime Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live, of which King of Prism is a spin-off. The staff will consist of many members from the earlier movies, and joining the staff will be character designer Shoji Hara, who has worked on the PriPara series.
Pre-sale tickets have already gone on sale, and you can get a set of 4 tickets which are styled like translucent bookmarks. There are 2 different sets of 4 tickets, and each set costs 6000 yen. Each ticket can be used on any of the four movies. Each set will also come with a bonus A5 clear file folder with the teaser visual on it. More details can be found on the official website.
A Blu-ray and DVD of the live event ‘King of Prism Rose Party 2018’ will go on sale on 23 November 2018.
King of Prism: Shiny Seven Stars
Movie Compilation Titles
KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- I Prologue & Yukinojo & Taiga
KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- II Kakeru & Joji & Minato
KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- III Leo & Yu & Alec
KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- IV Louis & Shin & Unknown
Director: Masakazu Hishida
Series Composition: Jo Aoba
CG Director: Yoshihiro Otobe
Character Design Concept: Mai Matsuura
Character Design: Shoji Hara
Prism Show Direction: Takahiko Kyogoku
Music: Rei Ishizuka
Music Production: Avex Pictures
Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
Original Work: Takara Tomy Arts / syn Sophia / Avex Pictures / Tatsunoko Pro
Animation Production: Tatsunoko Pro
Distribution: Avex Pictures
Production: キングオブプリズムSSS製作委員会 (King of Prism SSS Production Committee)
Shin Ichijo: Junta Terashima
Yukinojo Tachibana: Soma Saito
Taiga Kougami: Tasuku Hatanaka
Kakeru Juuouin: Taku Yashiro
Minato Takahashi: Masashi Igarashi
Leo Saionji: Takuma Nagatsuka
Yu Suzuno: Yuma Uchida
Louis Kisaragi: Shota Aoi
Alexander Yamato: Shunsuke Takeuchi
Joji Takadanobaba: Tomokazu Sugita
Koji Mihama: Tetsuya Kakihara
Hiro Hayami: Tomoaki Maeno
Kaduki Nishina: Toshiyuki Masuda
Hijiri Himuro: Tomohiko Seki
Rei Kurokawa: Showtaro Morikubo
Ryo Yamada: Daisuke Namikawa
Jin Norizuka: Shin’iro Miki