Monday’s Love Live! Sunshine!! Niconico Live program announced that the Love Live! franchise continuation will receive a TV anime in Summer 2016.
Love Live! Sunshine!! is part of the multimedia Love Live! project co-developed by Dengeki G’s Magazine, animation studio Sunrise, and music label Lantis. The new project was announced last February and revealed in the June 2015 issue of Dengeki G’s Magazine.
Synopsis from MAL
The new series follows the nine-member school idol group Aqours (pronounced “aqua”) at Uranohoshi Girls’ Academy in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture. Chika Takami, who is a fan of Otonokizaka Academy’s μ’s school idol group from the original Love Live! series, similarly forms Aqours in order to save her school from being closed down.
Aqours’ first single, “Kimi no Kokoro wa Kagayaiteru kai?,” was released on October 7, 2015, with music video animated by Sunrise. The group’s second single was announced at the Niconico Live broadcast for release on April 27, 2016.
Kazuo Sakai, who directed the music video for the first single, will direct Love Live! Sunshine!! with character designs by Yuuhei Murota.
Official site: http://www.lovelive-anime.jp/uranohoshi/
Official English site: http://www.lovelive-anime.jp/uranohoshi/worldwide/