The summer 2022 season has the Shine Post multimedia property expanding into the anime realm which debuted on July 12th, 2022, and saw a pickup by Sentai Filmworks for streaming by HIDIVE. With the first two episodes out there now, they’ve rolled out a subtitled version of one of the promos to serve as the series trailer for it below.
The project has Kei Oikawa directing it based on the scripts by SPP. Yoshihiro Nagata is working on the character designs while Studio KAI is handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Sayumi Suzushiro as Haru Nabatame, Moeko Kanisawa as Kyо̄ka Tamaki, Yūko Natsuyoshi as Rio Seibu, Rimo Hasegawa as Yukine Giongi, Rika Nakagawa as Momiji Itо̄, Ayaka Ohashi as Hotaru, Iori Noguchi as Nanami Totsuka, Kiara Saitō as Miina Hirose, Yū Serizawa as Ren Kurogane, Kurumi Takase as Aoba Karabayashi, Miyu Kubota as Itoha Karabayashi, Tomoyo Takayanagi as Nanoha Hiumi, Arisa Kōri as Yawara Naekawa, Mikako Komatsu as Yūki Hinase, Miyu Tomita as Homare Torawatari, Hina Kino as Hinatsu Yōmoto, Fairouz Ai as Yoshimi Nashiki, and Aoi Koga as Natalia..
Known originally as Shain Posuto: Nee Shitteta? Watashi o Zettai Aidoru ni Suru Tame no, Goku Futsū de Atarimae na, to Bikkiri no Mahou, it translates as Shine Post: Did You Know? The Most Ordinary, Natural, and Unique Magic to Make Me an Absolute Idol and came out on October 8th, 2021 as a single novel. A manga series will be serialized in Media Factory’s magazine Monthly Comic Alive, and a video game by Akihiro Ishihara will be developed by Konami Digital Entertainment.
Plot Concept: Although the idol group TiNgS is chasing after big dreams, so far their accomplishments have only been small — and now, suddenly, they’re facing a potential break up! Hope seems lost, but when a new manager with a special skillset takes them under his wing, the members of TiNgS find themselves shooting for the stars all over again.