The official Twitter account for the Love Live! School Idol Project anime has revealed that the upcoming movie based on the anime series will be releasing in Japan on June 13. Additionally, some new posters of the film were spotted in Akihabara revealing that the movie’s title.
【速報】完全新作劇場版『ラブライブ！The School Idol Movie』公開日決定！ 2015.6.13（SAT）ROAD SHOW!! 詳細は明日2/1、22時頃に公式ＨＰにて公開予定です! Sun_わかば #lovelive
— ラブライブ！公式 (@LoveLive_staff) January 31, 2015
The first posters for the upcoming movie has revealed that it will be titled Love Live! The School Idol Movie. It also reiterates that the film will be releasing on June 13th.
Love Live! School Idol Project is an original anime produced by Sunrise studios that aired in January 2013. The conception of the anime project started in 2010 by Dengeki G’s Magazine. The editors wanted the project to be heavily influenced by fans, such as the costumes, hairstyles and names. Throughout this process, a manga of the project simply called Love Live! began in early 2012 by Sakurako Kimino and Arumi Tokita. The next part in the project was the anime series, followed by this app and an OVA. The second season of Love Live! School Idol Project aired last year.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
Otonokizaka High School stands on the border of three cities: Akihabara—a pop culture mecca that’s evolving by the minute; Kanda—a conservative, cultured city where history and tradition reign supreme; and Jinbo—a quiet area reserved for a more mature, sophisticated population. Amidst this culture clash, the school now faces closure due to the enrollment of fewer and fewer students.
With the school planning to close within three years, nine female students come together with one thing in mind—form a pop idol group to revive the school’s popularity and keep it from shutting down. “In order to protect our beloved school, there’s only one thing we can do… become pop stars!”
Love Live! The School Idol Movie will be releasing in Japanese theatres from June 13 this year, during the Summer 2015 anime season. More information about the film will be revealed on the anime’s official website later today.
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