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Rinku Aimoto has just moved back to Japan and transfers to Yoba Academy where DJing is popular. After seeing an impressive DJ concert, she decides to form a DJ group with her classmates Maho Akashi, Muni Ohnaruto, and Rei Togetsu. Together, they set their sights on the stage while getting to know other DJ groups from the school including Peaky P-key and Photon Maiden.


D4DJ (short for Dig Delight Direct Drive DJ) is a multimedia project created by Bushiroad that consists of live DJ performances, a manga titled D4DJ -The Story of Happy Around!-, a rhythm game for smartphones called D4DJ Groovy Mix and an anime adaptation called D4DJ First Mix. The anime was first announced in 2019 and is being produced by Sanzigen with Seiji Mizushima directing, Ko Nakamura writing the story, Takuya Hara adapting Yache’s original character designs for animation, and Ryohei Sataka composing the music. The anime will premiere in Japan on Oct. 30, 2020 on Tokyo MX, BS NTV, and other channels. It will be available to stream in North America through Funimation.


Happy Around
Rinku Aimoto (Voiced by: Yuka Nishio)
Rinku is a first-year student at Yoba Academy who lived abroad due to her parents’ work but returns to Japan after entering high school to live at her grandmother’s house. She has a bright and positive personality. She becomes interested in becoming a DJ after meeting Maho.

Maho Akashi (Voiced by: Karin Kagami)
Maho is a first-year student at Yoba Academy who devotes herself to becoming a DJ after seeing a performance that impressed her. She has an innocent personality and forms a unit with Rinku.

Muni Onaruto (Voiced by: Haruka Mimura)
Muni is a first-year student at Yoba Academy who got into drawing after Rinku praised her work when she was young. As a result, she now has an online following.

Rei Togetsu (Voiced by: Kanon Shizaki)
Rei is a first-year student at Yoba Academy who comes from a wealthy family and is a skilled pianist. She feels trapped by the life her parents want her to lead but doesn’t have the courage to step out on her own. However, she begins to change once she meets Rinku.

Peaky P-key
Kyoko Yamate (Voiced by: Aimi)
Kyoko is a first-year student at Yoba Academy and the leader of the DJ unit Peaky P-key. She is charismatic and well liked. She has natural musical talent from growing up in a musical family and continues to work hard to improve her skills.

Shinobu Inuyose (Voiced by: Miyu Takagi)
Shinobu is a first-year student at Yoba Academy and a member of Peaky P-key. She is childhood friends with Kyoko whom she trusts. She is a skilled DJ and is also good at remixing and making tracks.

Yuka Jennifer Sasago (Voiced by: Moeka Koizumi)
Yuka is a first-year student at Yoba Academy and the moodmaker of Peaky P-key. Her hobby is photography and she meets Kyoko while searching for the perfect moment to capture. She has a cheerful and kind personality.

Esora Shimizu (Voiced by: Reo Kurauchi)
Esora is a first-year student at Yoba Academy and a member of Peaky P-key. She is an entertainer through and through.

Photon Maiden
Saki Izumo (Voiced by: Risa Tsumugi)
Saki is a first-year high school student and member of Photon Maiden who is skilled both academically and athletically. She has synesthesia and feels the colors of music. After seeing a DJ performance that impressed her, she decides to try DJing herself. Although quiet in everyday life, she comes alive on the stage.

Ibuki Niijima (Voiced by: Ami Maeshima)
Ibuki is a second-year high school student and member of Photon Maiden. Since a young age she has enjoyed dancing and singing, and once she enters junior high she begins attending an entertainment school. She has leadership qualities and takes care of those around her.

Towa Hanamaki (Voiced by: Haruki Iwata)
Towa is a second-year high school student and member of Photon Maiden. Her family is active in local youth groups and she regularly participates in local festivals. She is popular on social media for her photos of local events. She is also an idol otaku who researches and attends live concerts.

Noa Fukushima (Voiced by: Hinata Sato)
Noa is a second-year high school student and member of Photon Maiden. She is a literary enthusiast and is highly interested in theater, having participated in many workshops to improve her performance skills. She is curious and knowledgeable and likes talking about her interests.


Opening Theme Song: "Guruguru DJ Turn!!" by Happy Around! feat. KYOKO & SAKI
Ending Theme: "WOW WAR TONIGHT Toki niwa Okose yo Movement” by Nana Mizuki and Raychell

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Official Info


  • Original Creator: Bushiroad
  • Executive Producer: Takaaki Kidani
  • Original Story: Ko Nakamura
  • Original Character Designer: Yache
  • General Producer: Masahiro Nakayama
  • Director: Seiji Mizushima
  • Assistant Director: Daisuke Suzuki
  • Series Composition: Go Zappa
  • Animation Character Designer: Takuya Hara
  • Modeling Directors: Daisuke Haraoka, Shinya Takaoka
  • Rigging Director: Tatsuji Nishijima
  • Color Design: Aiko Matsuyama (Typhoon Graphics)
  • Director of Photography: Shunsuke Kobayashi
  • Art Director: Kenta Tsuboi
  • Art Setting: Shuhei Tada
  • Editing: Misaki Enokida
  • Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
  • Music: Ryohei Sataka
  • Animation General Producer: Hiroaki Matsuura
  • Animation Production: Sanzigen

Autumn 2020 Anime