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OtapediaEnsemble Stars!

Alternate Title

あんさんぶるスターズ!

Synopsis

Yumenosaki Private Academy is a special training school dedicated to turning out the best new male idols. Four-man idol unit Trickstar formed by Hokuto Hidaka, Subaru Akehoshi, Makoto Yuuki, and Mao Isara, has its sights set on the top, but to be crowned king of the school idol stage they’ll have to triumph in the so called “DreamFes” concert…

Background

Ensemble Stars! is a multimedia idol raising franchise created by Happy Elements which began with a mobile card collecting game for smartphones released in April 2015. The anime adaptation was first announced in the same year and slated for a 2017 broadcast but was later delayed and then relaunched with a completely new creative team led by original scenario writer Akira. The first season of the TV anime will air from July 7, 2019.

Characters

Subaru Akehoshi (Voiced by: Tetsuya Kakihara)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-A
Club: basketball
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 55 kg
Birthday: June 22
Blood Type: O
Trickstar’s Subaru Akehoshi is a cheerful and energetic guy who loves shiny things (especially money!) and gets on well with Chiaki from his basketball club.

Makoto Yuki (Voiced by: Showtaro Morikubo)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-A
Club: tennis
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Birthday: April 10
Blood type: O
Makoto Yuki may look the part, but he’s not much of a talker and struggles to communicate with girls. He is a valued member of the broadcasting committee who rely on his intelligence gathering capabilities. Traumatized by childhood modelling experiences, Makoto is working hard to become a top idol as a member of Trickstar.

Hokuto Hidaka (Voiced by: Tomoaki Maeno)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-A
Club: theater
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 55 kg
Birthday: Dec. 17
Blood type: A
Hokuto Hidaka is a levelheaded sort who hates it when people interfere with his working rhythms. He might seem a little high strung but is always thinking about his friends. As he was left with his grandparents from a young age he’s developed a fondness for old fashioned sweets. Hokuto is the leader of Trickstar.

Mao Isara (Voiced by: Yuki Kaji)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-B
Club: basketball
Height: 169 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Birthday: March 16
Blood type: O
He might complain about doing it, but Mao is a reliable boy who loves helping out and taking care of people. Though he is very capable, he sometimes takes on too much and gets himself in trouble. The student council treasurer, he is also a member of Trickstar.

Tori Himemiya (Voiced by: Ayumu Murase)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-B
Club: tennis
Height: 152 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Birthday: Jan 13
Blood type: B
A young man from a wealthy family, Tori is selfish and immature. He is also the student council secretary and a member of the idol group fine.

Yuzuru Fushimi (Voiced by: Kotaro Hashimoto)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-B
Club: archery
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Birthday: Oct. 18
Blood type: A
Yuzuru Fushimi entered the school as Tori’s servant but often resents being pushed around by him. He is also trying to become an idol mainly for Tori’s benefit but is a constant support to all the members of fine.

Eichi Tenshouin (Voiced by: Hikaru Midorikawa)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-A
Club: tea
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Birthday: Jan 10
Blood type: O
Student Council President Eichi Tenshouin is also the leader of fine. His family have long-standing connections in the idol world. He spent a long time in the hospital as a result of a childhood illness.

Wataru Hibiki (Voiced by: Takuya Eguchi)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-B
Club: theater
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Birthday: Feb. 21
Blood type: AB
One of the three oddballs, Wataru is an eccentric young man who lives in his own world. He loves jumping out at people and surprising them with his strange performances. Wataru is a talented actor and the leader of the theater club but is nicknamed “the masked freak” by his fellow members. He is a member of the group fine.

Adonis Otogari (Voiced by: Wataru Hatano)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-A
Club: track
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 64 kg
Birthday: Aug. 29
Blood type: A
A kind young man, Adonis has a Japanese mother and a father from overseas who has gone back to live in his home country. He has a strange habit of worrying about people who are physically weak or on the small side, whom he vigorously encourages to eat more meat and nutritious food. Adonis is the strongest member of idol group UNDEAD.

Koga Oogami (Voiced by: Yuki Ono)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-B
Club: light music
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Birthday: July 18
Blood type: A
Koga Oogami is a reckless young man who thinks of himself as a lone wolf. He has an exceptionally sensitive sense of smell and loves dogs,even keeping a corgi called Leon of his own at home. He is a member of the group UNDEAD.

Kaoru Hakaze (Voiced by: Kei Hosogai)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-A
Club: marine life
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Birthday: Nov. 3
Blood type: B
Something of a ladies man, Kaoru is a laid-back type who likes to take things at his own pace. He gets on particularly well with fellow marine life club member Kanata Shinkai but is despised by Souma Kanzaki. His hobby is surfing so he also loves the beach and hates feeling tied down after being raised in a strict family. He is a member of the group UNDEAD.

Rei Sakuma (Voiced by: Toshiki Masuda)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-B
Club: light music
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 61 kg
Birthday: Nov. 2
Blood type: B
Rei thinks of himself as a “vampire” seeing as he has a weakness to sunlight and stays indoors. He is also one of the three oddballs and a little older than the other guys after studying abroad for a year. He is the leader of the ground UNDEAD.

Mika Kagehira (Voiced by: Jun Osuka)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-B
Club: handicrafts
Height: 171 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Birthday: Dec. 26
Blood type: B
Mika is a friendly guy who gets along with people easily but has few friends because he struggles to find people who share his interests. He also has a complex about his feminine name and having eyes of different colors. He is a member of the idol group Valkyrie.

Shu Itsuki (Voiced by: Hiroki Takahashi)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-A
Club: handicrafts
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 59 kg
Birthday: Oct. 30
Blood type: A
The leader of Valkyrie, Shu is talented with needlework and makes the group’s outfits himself.

Tsukasa Suou (Voiced by: Reio Tsuchida)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-B
Club: archery
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Birthday: April 6
Blood type: A
A mature young man, Tsukasa also has a childish love of sweets. Having spent time abroad, he is completely fluent in English and has excellent pronunciation. He is a member of the band Knights.

Arashi Narukami (Voiced by: Ryo Kitamura)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-B
Club: track
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 59 kg
Birthday: March 3
Blood type: B
Friendly and cheerful, Arashi admires guys who work hard. He was working as a model before entering the academy and is also a member of the track club and part of the unit Knights.

Ritsu Sakuma (Voiced by: Daiki Yamashita)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-B
Club: tea
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Birthday: Sept. 22
Blood type: AB
Laid-back and carefree, Ritsu Sakuma spends most of his school days asleep under an umbrella. He is the younger brother of Rei Sakuma and a member of Knights.

Sena Izumi (Voiced by: Masami Ito)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-A
Club: tennis
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 61 kg
Birthday: Nov. 2
Blood type: A
A former popular model, Sena has an arrogant, prideful personality but is fond of Makoto who also did modelling work just like him. He is a member of the group Knights.

Leo Tsukinaga (Voiced by: Shintaro Asanuma)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-B
Club: archery
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 53 kg
Birthday: May 5
Blood type: O
Leo has been absent from school since spring break in his second year. He loves his little sister dearly and is a member of the occult club and archery club. Leo is also the leader of the group Knights.

Tetora Nagumo (Voiced by: Yoshiki Nakajima)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-A
Club: karate
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 55 kg
Birthday: June 15
Blood type: A
Serious and hardworking, Tetora can also be a little rigid in his thinking. A member of the karate club, he is also the RYUSEI Black in RYUSEITAI.

Shinobu Sengoku (Voiced by: Anju Nitta)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-B
Club: ninja association
Height: 159 cm
Weight: 50 kg
Birthday: June 9
Blood type: AB
Sinobu is a shy guy who hates crowds which is maybe why he started the ninja association in which he is the only member. He is also RYUSEI Yellow in RYUSEITAI.

Midori Takamine (Voiced by: Takumi Watanabe)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-A
Club: basketball
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 64 kg
Birthday: Aug. 29
Blood type: O
Fed up with everything, Midori never really wanted to be an idol - he signed up by mistake because the school is really close to his house! He is RYUSEI Green in RYUSEITAI.

Chiaki Morisawa (Voiced by: Yuichi Jose)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-A
Club: basketball
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Birthday: June 15
Blood type: A
RYUSEI Red from RYUSEITAI, Chiaki throws himself into everything he does and has always had an admiration for tokusatsu heroes.

Kanata Shinkai (Voiced by: Kotaro Nishiyama)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-B
Club: marine life
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Birthday: Aug. 30
Blood type: B
One of the three oddballs, Kanata is obsessed with the sea and though he cannot swim enjoys being soaked in water, even claiming his skin will dry out if he spends too much time out of it. He is RYUSEI Blue from RYUSEITAI and deeply cares for the other members of the group.

Hajime Shino (Voiced by: Tomoya Kosaka)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-A
Club: tea
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 50 kg
Birthday: July 15
Blood type: AB
Shy and anxious, Hajime Shino lacks self confidence and is keen to take on part-time work to support his group, Ra✽bits.

Tomoya Mashiro (Voiced by: Shunya Hiruma)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-A
Club: theater
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 53 kg
Birthday: March 29
Blood type: A
Straightforward and earnest, Tomoya often gets mixed up in strange goings on. He hates it if people think he’s weird because of all the eccentrics around him, but doesn’t really like it if people think he’s “ordinary” either. Tomoya is a member of Ra✽bits.

Mitsuru Tenma (Voiced by: Junya Ikeda)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-B
Club: track
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Birthday: Sept. 7
Blood type: O
Cheerful and energetic, Mitsuru is not all too bright but loves running and eating bread. He is not good at thinking about complicated things and is known for his acrobatic performances with Ra✽bits.

Nazuna Nito (Voiced by: Yuki Yonai)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-B
Club: tennis
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Birthday: April 27
Blood type: O
Nazuna Nito is bright and cheerful but hates it if people treat him like a child. He is part of the Broadcast Committee and a member of Ra✽bits.

Yuta Aoi (Voiced by: Soma Saito)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-A
Club: tennis
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Birthday: March 5
Blood type: AB
The younger of the Aoi twins, Yuta is often to be found with his brother Hinata. He loves practical jokes and has a mischievous personality. Along with Hinata, Yuta is one of two members of 2Wink.

Hinata Aoi (Voiced by: Soma Saito)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 1-A
Club: tennis
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Birthday: March 5
Blood type: AB
Hinata is the older of the Aoi twins and is often to be found with his brother Yuta. Like Yuta, he has a mischievous personality and loves playing tricks on people. Hinata is also the leader of 2Wink.

Souma Kanzaki (Voiced by: Keisuke Kaminaga)]

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 2-A
Club: marine life
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 55 kg
Birthday: April 20
Blood type: A
Earnest and straightforward, Souma can be rash but always admits his mistakes and sincerely apologizes. Souma is a member of the marine life club and a part of AKATSUKI.

Keito Hasumi (Voiced by: Yuichiro Umehara)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-A
Club: archery
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Birthday: Sept. 6
Blood type: A
Strict and upstanding, Keito is the vice president of the student council and rigorous in enforcing the rules. He is also the leader of AKATSUKI.

Kuro Kiryu (Voiced by: Shinichiro Kamio)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-B
Club: karate
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Birthday: Jan. 26
Blood type: O
Kuro is serious and sincere. He is very fond of his younger sister and is always looking out for others. Kuro is a member of AKATSUKI.

Jin Sagami (Voiced by: Tomoyasu Hishiba)

Height: 178 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Birthday: Dec. 11
Blood type: A
Jin Sagami is a physical therapist attached to the school but hates exercising and pays little attention to his appearance. A former idol, Jin mostly keeps to himself in the infirmary reading books.

Akiomi Kunugi (Voiced by: Wataru Komada)

Height: 178 cm
Weight: 64 kg
Birthday: Feb. 2
Blood type: A
Neurotic and serious, Akiomi is strict with himself and others. He acts as a guidance counselor and advises the student council. A former idol and model, he has known Jin Sagami since their showbiz days.

Madara Mikejima (Voiced by: Kosuke Toriumi)

Class: Yumenosaki Private Academy 3-A
Club: track
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 64 kg
Birthday: May 16
Blood type: A
Reckless yet cheerful, Madara is always running around trying to help people. He is the captain of the track club and operates as a solo artist known as MaM.

Nagisa Ran (Voiced by: Junichi Suwabe)

Class: Shuuetsu Academy 2-S
Club: archaeology research
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 62 kg
Birthday: Oct. 27
Blood type: B
A former member of fine, third-year student Nagisa is the leader of Adam and Eden.

Ibara Saegusa (Voiced by: Ryota Osaka)

Class: Shuetsu Academy 2-S
Club: intelligence bureau
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Birthday: Nov. 14
Blood type: A
A member of Adam and Eden, Ibara is a student businessman who is also talented at management.

Hiyori Tomoe (Voiced by: Natsuki Hanae)

Class: Reimei Academy 3-S
Club: flower arrangement
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 61 kg
Birthday: July 24
Blood type: AB
Born with royal ancestry, Hiyori is extremely self-involved and feels himself to be above others, whom he has little interest in. He is a member of Eve and Eden of which he is the leader.

Jun Sazanami (Voiced by: Yuuma Uchida)

Class: Reimei Academy 2-S
Club: tennis
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 61 kg
Birthday: Aug 16
Blood type: O
Jun Sazanami is calm and collected but tends to keep his distance from others. He is a member of Eve and Eden.

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Staff

  • Original Creator: Happy Elements
  • Director: Junpaku Yagurashita
  • Series Director: Yasufumi Soejima
  • Chief Writer: Shinichi Inotsume
  • Scriptwriter: Akira
  • Character Designers: Haruko Iizuka, Tomoyuki Shitaya, Eri Nagata
  • Art Director: Saho Yamane
  • Color Key: Eri Suzuki
  • 3D Director: Daisuke Kusaka
  • Director of Photography: Tomoya Kamijo
  • Editing: Mai Hasegawa
  • Sound Effects: Takatoshi Hamano
  • Music Production: Satoru Kuwabara
  • Music: Tatsuya Kato
  • Animation Production: David Production

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