Southeast Asian anime channel ANIPLUS Asia has announced on Wednesday that they will simulcast the upcoming anime D4DJ First Mix this Autumn 2020 season.
The anime channel will announce details of its simulcast airing, including the premiere date, at a later date.
The anime is scheduled to premiere in Japanese television on Friday, October 30.
Having moved back to Japan from abroad, Rinku Aimoto transfers to Yoba Academy where DJing is popular. She is deeply moved by a DJ concert she sees there, and decides to form a unit of her own with Maho Akashi, Muni Ohnaruto, and Rei Togetsu. While interacting with the other DJ units like Peaky P-key and Photon Maiden, Rinku and her friends aim for the high stage. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
D4DJ First Mix is an upcoming anime series, which will be a part of the D4DJ (Dig Delight Direct Drive DJ) music media franchise by Japanese entertainment company Bushiroad.
Ko Nakamura, who worked on the BanG Dream! franchise, is credited for the original story of the new franchise, while Bushiroad president Takaaki Kidani is credited as the executive producer.
Game developer Donuts is developing D4DJ Groovy Mix, which will be a rhythm game for mobile devices, and is set to be released in the Fall season.
Beatless anime director Seiji Mizushima and scriptwriter Go Zappa reunites to work on the upcoming music anime, which will be produced by SANZIGEN Animation Studio.
Shigeru Saito, who previously worked in popular anime titles such as Sound! Euphonium and Violet Evergarden, will produce the music.
Yuka Nishio, who portrayed “Yu Higashiyama” in Bushiroad’s short anime series Rebirth, will play the lead character “Rinku Aimoto”, where she will also be joined by Karin Kagami (as Maho Akashi), Haruka Mimura (as Muni Onaruto) and Kanon Shizaki (as Rei Togetsu).
D4DJ First Mix will be ANIPLUS Asia’s first simulcast anime title for the Autumn 2020 season, and more are expected to be announced in the coming days.
Hong Kong-based content distributor MediaLink Entertainment also announced that they have acquired the upcoming anime, which they will stream on their Ani-One platform on a simulcast basis on October 30.