Gakuen The Idolmaster Mobile Game Announced

    Explore the school life of idols.

    Bandai Namco announced Gakuen The Idolmaster, a new entry in the long-running The Idolmaster series for Android and iOS. The game is planned to launch in spring 2024, and several new details have been revealed.

    A reveal for Gakuen The Idolmaster was initially teased in new trademarks and a mysterious new trailer. The trailer confirmed a full reveal for the new game in the series was set for March 5, and the game’s setting is Hatsuboshi Academy. 

    Gakuen The Idolmaster Game Takes Idols to School

    A new trailer confirms a spring 2024 launch for Gakuen The Idolmaster, and more details about the game will be revealed on March 13 at 19:00 JST during the Hatsuboshi Gakuen Home Room live stream.

    A new edition of Hatsuboshi Gakuen Home Room will be held each Wednesday featuring one of the new idols and their respective voice actors. Thus far, its been revealed that Aoi Nagatsuki, Nao Ojika, and Hikaru Iida will play the roles of idols Saki Hanami, Temari Tsukimura, and Kotone Fujita respectively. 

    Pre-registration for Gakuen The Idolmaster is available now on Google Play, App Store, and the official website in Japan.

    Watch the new trailers below.

    Official Trailer

    Saki Hanami Trailer

    Temari Tsukimura Trailer

    Kotone Fujita Trailer

    Lastly, here’s an overview of the game, via Gematsu

    Game Overview

    A new school idol training simulation game appears with the latest all-new entry in The Idolmaster series. Shine as you produce idol cadets with various charms and troubles!


    The game is set in the idol training school Hatsuboshi Gakuen, where you are a new student in the producer department. Scout the unique idol candidates in the idol department, each hoping to achieve their dreams, and help bring out their charms through production as they grow to become full-fledged idols.

    Get Better at Singing and Dancing: A Next-Generation Idol Training Simulation

    As you begin producing idols, their singing and dancing abilities will still have a long way to go. Grow their abilities through your production and aim to pass the exams! At concert stages held after exams, their performance on stage will change as they grow. Produce and repeat with the goal of performing at sold-out arenas!

    Growth as an Idol Leads to Growth as a Person

    As you produce, one-on-one stories between you and the idols will unfold, revealing their shortcomings as an idol, the troubles they keep hidden… As a producer, get closer to the idols, deepen your bonds, and aim to become a top idol together!


    • Scenario Team: Tsukasa Fushimi, Yu Shimizu / Kazuki Amamiya
    • Character Drafts : Aki Minamino / Hechima
    • Composers: Yuta Azuma, Shu Kanematsu, Giga, Takafumi Sato, Tabuchi tomoya, NayutalieN, Hakushi Hasegawa, HoneyWorks, Sasuke Haraguchi, Minami, Moe Shop, Shou Watanabe, and more…
    • Music Label: ASOBINOTES
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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