Popular idol franchise also set to have a fan-meet as a part of its 5th anniversary.
After the final episode of the second season of the highly-popular school idol franchise Love Live! School Idol Project has confirmed on Sunday that a movie adaptation will be produced.
Staffs of Love Live! also announces on the social networking site Twitter the news right after the episode broadcast, and more information will be announced on the series’ official site from midnight, Tokyo time (11:00pm PHT).
【ラブライブ！ 5th Anniversary Project】を発表しました！ 第1弾「完全新作劇場版制作決定！」 第2弾「μ'ｓ Fan Meeting Tour 2015 ～あなたの街でラブライブ！～ 開催決定！」 公式ＨＰでもこのあと24時に情報掲載予定です…
— ラブライブ！公式 (@LoveLive_staff) June 29, 2014
Also announced after the last episode is the fan-meet event, entitled “μ’s Fan Meeting Tour 2015 ~Anata no Machi de Love Live!~ (Love Live! In Your Town!).
Love Live! School Idol Project is a Japanese multimedia project co-produced by Dengeki G’s magazine of ASCII Media Works, music label Lantis, and animation studio Sunrise. The series was launched in 2010, which was described as a “ultimate user-participation project” which lets fans vote on the future of the fictional idols.
The project had released several albums & music videos, and was adapted into anime, manga & video games.
The first season of the anime aired in Japan on January 2013, while the second season was aired in April 2014.
Takahiko Kyougoku, who worked on titles like InuYasha: The Final Act, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, and Phi-Brain: Puzzle of God, directed the anime series, while Jukki Hanada, who is the scriptwriter for titles like Chobits, Nichijou: My Ordinary Live, and Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!, handled the scripts.
The first season was aired on Hello Japan! channel in Singapore on August 2013 and on Filipino-language anime channel HEROtv last February. The second season was also aired on Hello Japan! channel on a “same-week as Japan” basis.