Bandai Namco has delayed The Idolmaster: Starlit Season from its previously planned 2020 release window to 2021 in Japan due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced during its “The Idolmaster: Starlit Season Starlit Report” live stream. It will be available for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam.
Get the latest details below.
■ Newly Announced Idols
Nana Abe (voiced by Miyake Marie) from The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls
Kirari Moroboshi (voiced by Matsuzaki Rei) from The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls
Tsumugi Shiraishi (voiced by Minami Saki) from The Idolmaster Million Live!
Kaori Sakuramori (voiced by Kouri Arisa) from The Idolmaster Million Live!
Rinze Morino (voiced by Maruoka Wakana) from The Idolmaster: Shiny Colors
Amana Osaki (voiced by Honoka Kuroki) from The Idolmaster: Shiny Colors
■ Full Lineup of Idols
- Haruka Amami (voiced by Eriko Nakamura)
- Chihaya Kisaragi (voiced by Asami Imai)
- Miki Hoshii (voiced by Akiko Hasegawa)
- Yukiho Hagiwara (voiced by Azumi Asakura)
- Yayoi Takatsuki (voiced by Mayako Nigo)
- Ritsuko Akizuki (voiced by Naomi Wakabayashi)
- Azusa Miura (voiced by Chiaki Takahashi)
- Iori Minase (voiced by Rie Kugimiya)
- Makoto Kikuchi (voiced by Hiromi Hirata)
- Ami Futami (voiced by Asami Shimoda)
- Mami Futami (voiced by Asami Shimoda)
- Takane Shijou (voiced by Yumi Hara)
- Hibiki Ganaha (voiced by Manami Numakura)
The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls
- Ranko Kanzaki (voiced by Maaya Uchida)
- Mika Jougasaki (voiced by Haruka Yoshimura)
- Anzu Futaba (voiced by Hiromi Igarashi)
- Nana Abe (voiced by Miyake Marie)
- Kirari Moroboshi (voiced by Matsuzaki Rei)
The Idolmaster: Million Live!
- Mirai Kasuga (voiced by Haruka Yamazaki)
- Shizuka Mogami (voiced by Azusa Tadokoro)
- Tsubasa Ibuki (voiced by Machico)
- Tsumugi Shiraishi (voiced by Minami Saki)
- Kaori Sakuramori (voiced by Kouri Arisa)
The Idolmaster: Shiny Colors
- Sakuya Shirase (voiced by Anna Yamaki)
- Kaho Komiya (voiced by Hiyori Kouno)
- Tenka Osaki (voiced by Ryoko Maekawa)
- Rinze Morino (voiced by Maruoka Wakana)
- Amana Osaki (voiced by Honoka Kuroki)
■ New Screenshots
Meet up with idols in your free time. In Free Time Bond Communication, you can enjoy a story with each idol. Resolve the idols’ troubles as a producer and help them grow to deepen your bonds with each idol and increase your Bond Level. By deepening your bonds and increasing your Bond Level, you can draw out the potential of each idol. During the live stream, a Bond Communication scene with Rinze Morino, and communication scene with twin sisters Ami and Mami Futami and Kirari Moroboshi were shown.
The series’ mainstay “Work” element returns. Take on various work opportunities with the idols. Giving advice to a troubled idol will change the outcome of her work depending on the results of your communication. Smooth communication will result in successful work, earning you the money necessary for producer activities. Make each job a success and earn heaps of money. During the live stream, a work scene with Kaori Sakuramori was shown.
The series’ mainstay “Lesson” element also returns. Train your idols vocal, dance, and visual abilities through mini-games. During the program, a dance lesson gameplay scene was shown.
More information will be announced in January 2021.
Watch the latest gameplay footage below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.
- 36:17 to 37:29 – Rinze Morino Free Time Gameplay
- 39:27 to 40:28 – Ami and Mami Futami and Kirari Moroboshi Communication Gameplay
- 42:26 to 43:45 – Kaori Sakuramori Work Gameplay
- 45:39 to 46:25 – Dance Lesson Gameplay