The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage Releases Special New Years Video
A special video for the The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage smartphone game was posted on the official YouTube channel for The Idolmaster multimedia franchise, marking the New Year in Japan. Several characters from the franchise star in the video making their first visit of the year to the Sanctuary (hatsumoude).
The fifteen-second video featured animated production by CloverWorks studios while Hideki Nagamachi (The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls) served as director, and Masato Anno (Flying Witch, Slow Start) was in charge of character design and direction. animation.
Cygames, in collaboration with Bandai Namco Studios, released the game for smartphones in Japan in 2015. The free video game is, in fact, a spin-off of the franchise that inspired a two-season animated adaptation. Finally, the delivery celebrated its fifth anniversary in September 2020.
The Idolmasters Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage description
The story of Starlight Stage centers on the idols of the talent agency 346 Production. Unlike the original 'Cinderella Girls' format, Starlight Stage features a rhythmic game in which the player synchronizes button presses to the rhythm of songs and a predetermined pattern displayed on screen. The game reached four million downloads on September 11, 2015, and ranked third in the iOS App Store Sales Rankings on the same day. By 2017, it had already raised more than 26.6 billion yen in Japan.
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