Brand-new Idol Society (BiS) has updated the release details for their first album “IDOL is DEAD” - cover jackets and full track list have been announced. The girls have also released a preview music video for the album’s title track “IDOL is DEAD”. Their ‘Rock’ album is offered in three editions with different cover jackets for the First Press versions of the Limited editions. “IDOL is DEAD” hits stores on October 24th – read on for updated release information and preview music video.
Earlier it as announced that BiS will get their own anime Backstage idol Story beginning October 10th. 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,
– Limited Movie with bonus DVD featuring an 80min movie “IDOL is DEAD” and live performance footage from BiS in MOOSIC LAB Re: KICK OFF PARTY!. First Press adds paper sleeve and trading card (1 of 6). Available only until 2012/03/31.
– Limited with bonus DVD that includes all of the group’s music videos and one new – approximately 60min. First Press adds paper sleeve and trading card (1 of 6).
– Regular CD-only. First Press version that add bonus trading card 1 of 6.
Both of the Limited editions have a ‘normal’ cover jacket that should be used after the First Press versions are gone.
Preview music video for “IDOL is DEAD” follows below the release information along with a pair of previously released music videos from BiS…