Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow (2019)
Love Live! Sunshine!! (ラブライブ! サンシャイン!! Rabu Raibu! Sanshain!!) is a Japanese multimedia project co-developed by ASCII Media Works‘ Dengeki G’s Magazine, music label Lantis, and animation studio Sunrise. The project is a spin-off of Love Live!and revolves around a group of nine schoolgirls who become idols in order to save their school from shutting down, just like the idol group from the original series. It launched in April 2015 with music CDs and anime music videos, followed by a manga version in 2016. An anime television series was directed by Kazuo Sakai at Sunrise; the first season aired between July and September 2016 while the second season aired between October and December 2017. Both seasons are licensed in North America, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand by Funimation, Anime Limited and Madman Entertainment, respectively. An anime film titled Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over the Rainbow will be released on January 4, 2019 in Japanese theaters.