Brand-new Idol Society (BiS) has announced their first album “IDOL IS DEAD” which takes it name from the group’s general theme and 2011 Liquid Room live event. The album is offered in three editions and will drop into stores on October 24th. In addition to their first album BiS announced that they will get their own anime Backstage idol Story beginning October 10th. Read on for more details on both…
~ updated release details and preview music video – here ~
BiS released their 6th single and 1st under their new major label avex trax “PPCC” on July 18th – more details are available in an earlier report.
This group of 5 idols tries its best to be anti-idol which can be better understood by watching one of their music videos. Check out the preview length music video for “PPCC” and their earlier video* for “My Ixxx” at end of this report to see BiS in their anti-idol finest. *warning idol nudity in video.
The new anime Backstage idol Story featuring BiS was just announced on their website and via twitter. The anime will be computer-generated (CG) and features animated versions of the BiS idols voiced by the actual group members. Each episode runs 15-minutes and will be split into 2 segments, one featuring backstage conversations between the girls and the other an ad-lib interview with a special guest.
Animation is being handled by 3DCG Studio Kichijoji Tron which is part of Studio Gainax. The anime airs on the Space Shower TV channel starting October 10th and scheduled to run 8 episodes.
Album “IDOL IS DEAD” comes in three editions (track lists are incomplete and tentative),
- Limited Pressing with two bonus DVDs, one featuring an 80min movie “IDOL IS DEAD” and the second one featuring various live and off-shoot footage.
- Limited with bonus DVD that includes all of the group’s music videos and one new – approximately 60min.
- Regular CD-only.
All 3 editions have a First Press version that add bonus trading card 1 of 6.
The cover jackets and track lists will be announced so check back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.