The IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls Anime Airing Winter 2014/2015

During the the Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls 1st Live Wonderful M@gic!! in the Chiba Prefecture Japan, it was announced that an anime adaptation of the social mobile game is underway. The anime will be airing during the Winter 2014/2015 season of Anime, which will air in January 2015. Additionally, the official website of the anime launched, and with it the first visual of the anime:

The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Anime Airing Winter 2014-2015 visual

The IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls anime is an adaptation of the social game on Android and IOS. The anime will be produced by A-1 Pictures, who also animated the The IDOLM@STER anime. The series will be directed by Noriko Takao with Tatsuya Takahashi handling the series composition. The characters will be designed by Yuusuke Matsuo. The majority of the production crew, such as those mentioned, have worked on the IDOLM@STER anime and film.

The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Anime Airing Winter 2014-2015 Logo

Additionally, the first promotional video for the series has released:

The IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls is a mobile social game developed by Mobage and published by Bandai Namco Games. The game involves the player to interact with other players, where they need to perform various tasks. The game features a total of 100 idols to be collected, who are represented as trading cards in the game. The game acts out like other social games where you will need to use a form of stamina to do a task – where it is refilled over time. The game has been reported to earn 1 Billion Yen (~ 10 Million USD) per month from in game purchases of items and idols, and has over 4 million users. A live concert of the game, Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls 1st Live Wonderful M@gic!!, was held at the Maihama Amphi Theater in Chiba Prefecture where the anime adaptation was announced.

Here are an assortment of images about the social game itself.

The IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls anime from A-1 Pictures will be airing in January 2015. More information about the series will be released in the upcoming months.

You should also visit the official website of the anime, where a new visual featuring the idols are released every month:

Source Article and Images – Anime News Network
Source Article – Crunchyroll
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