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This page provides a chronology of the major events that have taken place since the announcement of the multimedia franchise BanG Dream!.

2015

Date Event/Description
Jan 08
  • Release of the Monthly Bushiroad February 2015 issue which contains the first release of the manga BanG_Dream!: Star Beat (BanG_Dream!(バンドリ) [星の鼓動 (スタービート)]) written by Ishida Aya.[1]
Feb 24
  • Launch of official Twitter account - @bang_dream_info.
Feb 28
  • The media mix for Aimi's live, "Aimi 2nd LIVE 〜LOVE GENERATION〜" was released.
  • Aimi also announced a band project where she is both a vocalist and guitarist.[2]
  • Her blog post also announced the franchise home page: https://bang-dream.com/
Apr 18
Apr 30
  • Release of the June 2015 issue of Dengeki G's mazazine which started serialiation of "Illustration Story"[4]
May 08
  • The name for Aimi, Rimi and Ayasa's band was announced as Poppin'Party in the June 2015 issue of Monthly Bushiroad.
Jun 14
  • "BanG_Dream! 2nd Live: Instruments × Girls = Justice!" was held.
  • Otsuka Sae (guitar) was announced as a member.
Aug 15
  • "BanG_Dream! 3rd Live: It's summer! Bang-A-Dream!" was held.
Aug 21
  • Poppin'Party appeared on Shirokuro Fest 2015.
Sep 18
Oct 11
  • "BanG_Dream! 4th Live: Welcome! Poppin'☆PARTY!!!!!" was held.
  • Ohashi Ayaka (drums) was announced as a member.
  • Released limited edition CDs of Yes! BanG_Dream!.
Dec 13
  • Poppin'Party appeared on Milky Holmes Presents Bushiroad Live 2015.
  • Announced a new manga, a four-panel manga, radio program renewal, and a live for Poppin'Party's first single.[6]

2016

Date Event/Description
Feb 24
Apr 08
  • Release of Monthly Bushiroad's May 2016 issue which started serialization of the second manga BanG Dream! written by Kashiwabara Mami in collaboration with Nakamura Kou.
Apr 24
Apr 30
  • Release of Dengeki G's June 2016 issue which started serialization of the four-panel manga BanG Dream! Yonkoma Bandori! which is illustrated and written by Shiroi Hakuto.
Jul 9-10
  • Exhibited at C3 CHARA EXPO 2016 held in Singapore.
Aug 03
Aug 25
Aug 27
  • Poppin'Party appeared in Animelo Summer Live 2016.
  • Official twitter account exceeded 20,000 followers.[8]
Sep 17
  • Roselia appeared as special guest at Bushiroad's booth during the Tokyo Game Show.[9]
Oct 03
  • Renamed the radio program from BanG_Dream! RADIO!!!!! to Bandori! Poppin' Radio (バンドリ!ポッピンラジオ!)
Nov 13
Dec 07

2017

Date Event/Description
Jan 21
Feb 01
Feb 02
  • Monthly Bushiroad TV with BanG Dream! started airing.
Feb 05
Feb 10
  • The web comic BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage started serialization.
Feb 15
Mar 16
Mar 22
  • The game exceeded 1 million users.[10]
Apr 19
Apr 25
  • The game exceeded 2 million users.[11]
Apr 30
  • Poppin'Party and Roselia performed during the ミルキィホームズ&ブシロード10周年&スクフェス4周年記念ライブ in横浜アリーナ[12]
May 10
May 26
Jun 15
  • Banbandoridori (バンバンドリドリ), a four-frame cartoon, starts serialization in CoroCoro Aniki's summer 2017 issue.[13]
Jun 28
Jun 30
Jul 01 - Sep 11
  • Bandori! Girls Band Contest! was held.[14]
Jul 06
  • TV program Monthly Bushiroad TV with Toyama Sisters feat. Garupa! started airing.
Jul 07
  • BanG Dream! Garupa Cafe was launched.
Jul 12
Jul 29
Aug 02
Aug 07
  • The game exceeded 3 million users.[15]
Aug 21
Aug 30
Sep 06
Sep 20
  • Poppin'Party's 7th single, Time Lapse, was released.
Sep 22
  • The game exceeded 4 million users.[16]
Oct 06
  • Bandori! GARUPA Radio with Afterglow started broadcasting.[17]
Oct 08
Oct 10
  • The Taiwanese version of the game, BanG Dream! 少女樂團派對, was launched.
Oct 18
  • Radio program Roselia's RADIO SHOUT started broadcasting.
Oct 29
  • Garupa in Osaka was held.
Nov 29
  • Roselia's 4th single, ONENESS, was released.
Dec 13

2018

Date Event/Description
Jan 09
  • Bandori! Garupa AR! app was released for a limited time.
Jan 13 - 14
  • GARUPA Live & GARUPARTY! in Tokyo was held.
  • A girl group, with tentative name of THE THIRD was announced with the following members: Raychell, Natsume, and Kurachi Reo
Jan 17
Jan 31
Feb 06
  • Korean version of the game, BanG Dream! 걸즈 밴드 파티, was launched.
Feb 13
  • The game exceeded 5 million users.[18]
Feb 14
Mar 21
Mar 25
  • THE THIRD's 1st live was held. Otsuka Sae was a guest guitarist. Kohara Riko was announced as a member. R.I.O.T was unveiled as their first original song.
Mar 29
  • English version of the game, BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!, was initially launched in Singapore.
Apr 03
  • English version of the game was launched worldwide.
Apr 05
  • Bandori! TV (バンドリ!TV) started airing.
May 02
  • Roselia's 1st album, Anfang, was released.
  • The game exceeded 6 million users.[19]
May 09
  • Amazon Music Unlimited started delivering Side by Side Poppin'Party and Side by Side Roselia.
May 12
  • Poppin'Party's 6th live, HAPPY HAPPY PARTY! 2018, was held. THE THIRD was the opening act.
  • Male band project, Argonavis, was announced with members Morishima Shuuta, Maeda Seiji, and Hyuga Daisuke.
May 13
May 17
  • Pastel Life (ぱすてるらいふ) was aired in Bandori TV.
Jun 15
  • The game exceeded 6.5 million users.[20]
Jul 05
Jul 11
Jul 17
  • THE THIRD's second live was held, with Maeshima Ami as guest vocalist. Their official name, RAISE A SUILEN, was announced. Tsumugi Risa joins the band as DJ.
Jul 20
Jul 23
  • The game exceeded 7 million users.[22]
Jul 25
  • Roselia's 6th single, R, was released.
Jul 29
Aug 08
Aug 11 - 12
  • Garupa Natsuyasumi in Akibahara (ガルパなつやすみin秋葉原) was held.[24]
Aug 16
  • Pacific League Collaboration's first event, Garupa Special Game! Dokidoki DAY (ガルパスペシャルゲーム!ドキドキDAY), was held.[25]
Aug 23
  • Pacific League Collaboration's second event, Garupa Special Game! Wakuwaku DAY (ガルパスペシャルゲーム!ワクワクDAY), was held.[26]
Aug 24 - Sep 05
  • Collaboration with the vocaloid Hatsune Miku was held.[27][28]
Aug 25
Aug 31
  • Roselia's 1st photobook, Ehre, was released.
Sep - Nov
  • BanG Dream! Thanks Caravan (バンドリーマー感謝キャラバン) was held.
  • Poppin'Party, Roselia, and RAISE A SUILEN was in the caravan and distributed CDs that has short versions of Kizuna Music♪, BRAVE JEWEL, and R.I.O.T.
Sep 06
  • Girls Band Party! (JP) Twitter account has reached 1M followers.[29]
Sep 15
Sep 17
Sep 24
Sep 26
  • RAISE A SUILEN's 1st live album, THE THIRD 1st Live, was released.
  • Pacific League Collaboration's last event, Garupa Special Game! Kirakira DAY (ガルパスペシャルゲーム!キラキラDAY), was held.[30]
Oct 03
  • Poppin'Party's 11th single, Girl's Code, was released.
Oct 27
  • RAISE A SUILEN was performing at Kariya Anicolle Super Live 2018.[31][32]
Oct 31
Nov 07
Nov 10 - 11
  • Poppin'Party, Roselia, and RAISE A SUILEN was at CharaExpo USA 2018.
Nov 21
Nov 28
  • BanG Dream! Blu-ray BOX was released.
Dec 05
Dec 07
  • RAISE A SUILEN's 3rd live, Brand New World, was held.
Dec 08
  • Poppin'Party's 6th, Let's Go! Poppin'Party!, live was held.
Dec 10
Dec 12
  • Poppin'Party 12th single, Roselia 7th single, and RAISE A SUILEN 1st single will be released.

2019

Date Event/Description
Jan 8
  • Release of the Monthly Bushiroad February 2019 issue - start of serialization of RAISE A SUILEN's manga, RAiSE!.
Jan 19
  • Poppin'Party will be at ANIMAX MUSIX 2019 OSAKA supported by Hikari TV.[34]
Jan 30
  • Poppin'Party's 1st album, Poppin'on!, will be released.
Jan
  • Second season of the anime will start airing.[35]
Feb 8
Oct
  • Third season of the anime will start airing.[35]

References

  1. http://gekkan-bushi.com/backnumber/2015-02/
  2. http://ameblo.jp/aimi-sound/entry-11996200942.html
  3. http://gs.dengeki.com/news/24986/
  4. http://web.archive.org/web/20150701184756/http://bang-dream.com/information/20150421_273.html
  5. https://twitter.com/bang_dream_info/status/643595574630051840
  6. http://web.archive.org/web/20151216211432/http://bang-dream.com/news/20151214_1263.html
  7. http://gs.dengeki.com/news/79518/
  8. https://twitter.com/bang_dream_info/status/770064528583303168
  9. https://app.famitsu.com/20160918_839220/
  10. https://app.famitsu.com/20170322_1000577/
  11. https://gamebiz.jp/?p=183457
  12. https://sp.bushiroad.com/10th_anniv/live/artist/
  13. https://natalie.mu/comic/news/236952
  14. http://www.teena.ne.jp/contests/bang_dream_contest/
  15. https://gamebiz.jp/?p=190680
  16. https://gamebiz.jp/?p=193936
  17. http://www.agqr.jp/topics/archives/_with_afterglow.php
  18. https://gamebiz.jp/?p=203912
  19. https://gamebiz.jp/?p=210015
  20. https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/1007460015542714368
  21. https://bang-dream.bushimo.jp/collabo/persona/
  22. https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/1021229159324868613
  23. https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/1023403373788160000
  24. https://bang-dream.bushimo.jp/natsuyasumi/
  25. https://bang-dream.bushimo.jp/pa-gbp/dokidoki/
  26. https://bang-dream.bushimo.jp/pa-gbp/wakuwaku/
  27. https://bang-dream.bushimo.jp/collabo/miku/
  28. https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/1030289635002310657
  29. https://twitter.com/bang_dream_gbp/status/1037535974102724608
  30. https://bang-dream.bushimo.jp/pa-gbp/kirakira/
  31. https://bang-dream.com/news/279
  32. http://kariya-anicolle.com/html/stageevent/special.html
  33. https://bang-dream.com/events/vier
  34. https://bang-dream.com/events/animax-2019
  35. 35.0 35.1 https://anime.bang-dream.com/2nd/