“In order to get up on stage, you need to be special.” Hikaru Ogino spends her days singing oldies in her family’s bath house, but when her best friend Ran — a former idol — invites her to try out for an “idol survival camp” together, it’ll put her talents to the test. Can Hikaru outshine the competition and make her stage debut, or will she fall flat? Witness the birth of a new star in this exciting story about chasing your dreams!
In a dreamworld-turned-reality, the 5 Great Hopes from the original Violinist of Hameln series find themselves in the grimdark nightmare world governed by the Fairy King Balalaika. They discover an alternate story of themselves as well as their past memories from the original prequel.
Sometimes it is not necessarily a pie that falls from the sky, it may also be a "dream". The protagonist, who was reaching the lowest point of his life, fortuitously receives an Artificial Intelligence robot that claims to assist people in realising their dreams. Can the protagonist change his fate successfully?
Shizuki is a hedonistic playboy who plays the baritone saxophone in the local council's brass band and he openly dislikes the band's popular and prince-like flutist, Yano. At a glance, it seems like they barely associate with each other during practice. However, due to a shared interest, they now have secret meetings in hotels afterwards... (Source: Libre, translated)
Takasaki Tomoka is a young girl seeking love. She had finally found her prince and slowly began to think of a way to speak to him. Tomoka met up with her childhood classmate from piano lessons, Miyazawa Arata and was invited to a performance by his band. There, she met the prince she had been admiring for many days. After becoming drunk, Tomoka confessed her love to her prince but problems arise with Tomoka having to take her love down through a dangerous path. (Source: M-U)
Shy Niina Nijikawa loves to sing, but hates to perform—the thought of an audience scares her speechless—which leaves her dreams of being an idol dead in the water. But when a classmate introduces her to the world of VR, her world opens up... and she finds that becoming an idol—a VR idol—is within her reach after all! (Source: Kodansha Comics USA)
An encounter with the genius female junior high student pianist Akari Yuzuki, who is attracting attention all over Japan, changes the life of a delinquent, Shuusuke Matoba, 180 degrees!! A story of two people pursuing their dreams, who will not give up no matter how difficult the situation may be. (Source: Kodansha, translated)
The continuation of Kuuden Noise no Himegimi. Hosaka Mao, an incredible guitarist currently in high school, has joined Altago, a rock band aiming to go pro. Mao's classmate & best friend Hasekura Yokiko has a spectacular singing voice but doesn't want to join the band as she doesn't like standing out. The newly revived Altago's first live performance was a disaster, but things have since calmed down as the band prepares for their next live show. ["Kuuden Noise no Himegimi" was originally serialised in Monthly Birz, a magazine that suspended operations in 2018. Chapters 1-21 were released in three volumes with Birz Comics. Another magazine, Evening, then picked up the series and the story continued from where it left off (albeit with the new name "Kuuden no Himegimi"). The first volume of "Kuuden no Himegimi" (thus technically the fourth volume in the series) was released in 2019.]
Based on a mixed media project that blends fantasy, magical girl, and idol elements, will follow a group of students as they train to become idols. Together, they'll use the magic of music and the magic of... well, literal magic... in their performances. (Source: Crunchyroll)
Fifty years have passed since mankind began migrating to the new frontier: Mars. It's an age where most culture is produced by AI, and people are content to be passive consumers. There's a girl. Scrapping a living in the metropolis of Alba City, she's working part time while trying to become a musician. She's always felt like something is missing. Her name is Carole. There's a girl. Born to a wealthy family in the provincial town of Herschel City, she dreams of becoming a musician, but nobody around her understands. She feels like the loneliest person in the world. Her name is Tuesday. A chance meeting brings them together. They want to sing. They want to make music. Together, they feel like they just might have a chance. The two of them may only create a tiny wave. But that wave will eventually grow into something larger... (Source: Official site)
Hitori Gotou is a high school girl who starting learning to playing the guitar because she dreams of being in a band, but she's so shy that she hasn't made a single friend. However, her dream might come true after she meets Nijika Ijichi, a girl who plays drums and is looking for a new guitarist for her band.
When Daisuke entered high school, he found himself sitting next to a rapper! Her name is Sudachi Tanzawa, and while she looked intimidating at first, she's actually has a communication disorder. Thus begins Daisuke's days of worrying about this shy hip-hop girl. (Source: Kodansha, translated)