BanG Dream! (バンドリ!, Bandori!) is a Japanese multimedia project developed by Bushiroad. BanG Dream! has released music CD's, anime music videos, live concert videos, manga adaptions, games, card games, and an anime series. The project officially began in February of 2015 with the formation of Poppin'Party. With the creation of the mobile game, four other bands were created.
An all-girl band project, THE THIRD, was announced in January of 2018 and is not a part of the anime or mobile game.
An all-male band project, Argonavis, was announced in May of 2018. This project exists in a separate universe, and will most likely not have interaction with the all-girl band members.
- The first season aired from January 21 to April 22, 2017 with 13 episodes
- An OVA aired on August 19 and 20 and included on the first season's 7th Blu-ray Volume that was released on November 22, 2017.
- A second season was announced to air from January 2019, and a third season to air from October 2019.
BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!☆PICO
BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!☆PICO, also called BanG Dream! Garupa☆Pico ( ガルパ☆ピコ), is a mini-anime series featuring the girls from the mobile game Girls Band Party! which is slated to air starting July 5, 2018.
Manga and Light Novels
- More details: BanG Dream! Manga and Light Novels
- The first is entitled "BanG Dream!". It is illustrated and written by Kashiwabara Mami and serialized in Monthly Bushiroad.
- The second is entitled "BanG Dream! Bandori Yonkoma". It is illustrated and written by Shiroi Hakuto and serialized in Dengeki G's Comic.
- The third is entitled "BanG Dream!: Girls Band Party! - Roselia Stage", It is illustrated and written by Dr. Pepperco and serialized in Overlap.
- The first light novel is entitled "BanG Dream!". It is written by Nakamura Kou and illustrated by Hideo, the novel was published by ASCII Media Works.
- A free rhythm game was developed by Craft Egg and released by Bushiroad for iOS and Android devices on March 16, 2017, called "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!" (バンドリ！ ガールズバンドパーティ！ Bandori! Gāruzu Bando Pāti!). The game received an English version on April 4, 2018.
- The series has received multiple packs for the Bushiroad card game, Weiss Schwarz. The first pack was the BanG Dream! Trial Deck+ that was released on February 15, 2017.
Bandori TV (バンドリ！TV) is a variety show with Aimi and Ozaki Yuka (CV of Toyama Asuka, Kasumi's younger sister) as MCs.
It airs every Thursday, 23:00 (JST) on TOKYO MX and every Thursday, 24:30 (JST) on Sun TV. The official YouTube channel updloads 2-part release (Wednesday and Thursday at 21:00 JST) ahead of the TV airing.
HaroHapi CiRCLE Broadcast
HaroHapi CiRCLE Broadcast (ハロハピCIRCLE放送局) is a livestream at the official YouTube channel which often delivers BanG Dream's latest or upcoming information.
To see the list of lyricists, composers and arrangers, click here.