The Love Live! Sunshine!! projects live streamed special announced today that the idols for the project Aqours will be joining the Love Live! School Idol Festival game app. It is also stated that Aqour’s songs will be added to the smartphone games regular lineup as they release, this starts on this coming Summer. The game will also be starting a new story with Aqours as cards, it already has music and bonus tracks from Aqours but for a limited time only. Their music however is now set to be available as regular tracks, before then however the shop will be offering Aqour’s uniform R cards starting on January 31st at 4:00 PM. Let it be known that the cards will not have voices during this early release but voices will be added in the future when their regular release begins. Aquors will also be streaming its own regular program on Niconico starting on January 22nd. The program is called “Love Live! Sunshine!! Aquors Niconico Live Extracurricular Activity ~It’s a trio! One, Two, Three shine!!~”. This is set to begin with three second year students.
Regarding the live stream which announced the previous stated information also confirmed the projects anime release for this coming summer, also the second single for the group Aqours will also be releasing on April 27th. Now the name Aquors was decided by a fan vote which consisted of 23,789 total votes with Aqours consisting of 4,644 of them. This was held in Dengeki G’s magazine which had people vote for the groups name between last June 1st-11th. The project is based off of the Love Live anime series, its first season released January 6th 2013 and ended March 31st 2013 airing 13 episodes. A second season released April 6th 2014 and ended June 29th 2014 with 13 episodes releasing. Originally the series is based off of a manga that started January 30th 2012 and has since then been ongoing publication. Other spinoffs and types of media works have been released for both the anime and manga as well. Now for those of you unfamiliar with the Love Live series below is a plot summary of it quoted from MAL:
Otonokizaka High School stands on the border of three cities: Akihabara—a pop culture mecca that’s evolving by the minute; Kanda—a conservative, cultured city where history and tradition reign supreme; and Jinbo—a quiet area reserved for a more mature, sophisticated population. Amidst this culture clash, the school now faces closure due to the enrollment of fewer and fewer students.With the school planning to close within three years, nine female students come together with one thing in mind—form a pop idol group to revive the school’s popularity and keep it from shutting down. “In order to protect our beloved school, there’s only one thing we can do… become pop stars!”Their goal is simple: Become an overnight sensation and use their nationwide media exposure to promote their school and bring in a wave of new students to the ailing area. A simple but solid plan, they figure. Naturally, they’re nervous and wonder if this plan can really succeed, but for better or worse their new journey has begun…“All we can ask for is just a tiny bit of support from you. We truly believe that with your help, we can change the world around us. We will make our dreams come true!”