BanG Dream! (バンドリ!, Bandori!) is a Japanese multimedia project developed by Bushiroad.
BanG Dream! has released music CD's, anime music videos, live concert videos, manga adaptions, games, card games, and an anime series.
Bushiroad launched the project in January 2015. Poppin'Party was formed in February 2015. With the creation of the mobile game, four other bands were created namely Afterglow, Pastel*Palettes, Roselia, and Hello, Happy World!. In February 2020, a new band, Morfonica, was added.
An all-girl band project, THE THIRD, was announced in January of 2018 , the band change the name as RAISE A SUILEN and became part of the second season of the anime, in the mobile game the band's members appeared on the stories occasionally.
An all-male band project, ARGONAVIS, was announced in May of 2018. This project exists in a separate universe, and was announced to not going to have any interaction with the Girls Band Party universe.
- For the major events since the announcement of the BanG Dream! Project, see here.
- The first season aired from January 21 to April 22, 2017 with 13 episodes
- An OVA aired on August 19 and 20 and included on the first season's 7th Blu-ray Volume that was released on November 22, 2017.
- A second season aired from January 3 - March 28, 2019
- Athird season aired from January 23 - April 7, 2020.
BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!☆PICO
A second season, BanG Dream! GARUPA☆PICO ~Ohmori~, started airing last May 7, 2020. A third season, BanG Dream! GARUPA☆PICO Fever!, has been announced to be under production and slated to start airing on autumn of 2021.
- BanG Dream! FILM LIVE - an outdoor concert movie and featured the bands Poppin'Party, Afterglow, Pastel*Palettes, Roselia, and Hello, Happy World!. It premiered on September 13, 2019.
- BanG Dream! Episode of Roselia - a two-part movie focusing on the band Roselia. The first part, "Promise", premiered on April 23, 2021 while the second part, "Song I am.", premiered on June 25, 2021.
- BanG Dream! FILM LIVE 2nd Stage - another concert movie, but this time, it also features the two new bands: Morfonica and RAISE A SUILEN. It premiered on August 20, 2021.
- BanG Dream! Poppin'Dream! - a movie focusing on the band Poppin'Party. It will premiere on January 1, 2022.
|BanG_Dream!: Star Beat
|Gekkan Bushiroad||Feb 2015||Ishida Aya||A manga telling the original story of Poppin'Party, commonly known among fans as Betadori.|
|BanG Dream!||Gekkan Bushiroad||May 2016||Kashiwabara Mami||A manga telling the story of Poppin'Party, the plot for the first season anime.|
(BanG Dream! よんこま ばんどりっ！)
|Dengeki G||Jun 2016||Shiroi Hakuto||Four-panel comics, based on the new storyline.|
|BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage
(BanG Dream! ガールズバンドパーティ！Roselia Stage)
|COMIC GARDO||Feb 2017||Dokuta Pepako||A manga telling the story of Roselia, consistent with their story from the game.|
|Chokotto! GaRuPa Life!
|Game||Mar 2017||Totonemigi||One-panel comics depicting the members' daily lives. Also known as "Loading Screen Comics".|
|Motto! GaRuPa Life!
|Game||Mar 2017||Totonemigi||Four-panel comics depicting the members' daily lives.|
|CoroCoro Aniki||Summer 2017||Nyaromeron||A "surreal expansion four-panel comics" which follows Kasumi as she searches for things that are Kirakira Dokidoki. (ANN)|
|Bandori! Happy Party♪
(ばんどりっ！ Happy Party♪)
|Official Twitter||Jan 2019||Moukon Ichokusen||Four-panel comics released for the second season anime.|
|RAiSe! The story of my music||Gekkan Bushiroad||Feb 2019||Shihara Ryu||Manga telling the story of creation of the band RAISE A SUILEN.|
|GARUPA☆PICO Comic Anthology
(「BanG Dream! ガルパ☆ピコ」コミックアンソロジー)
|Book Release||Mar 2019||Various||Official doujin comic collection for the GARUPA☆PICO anime.|
|BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Event Diary
|Volume Release||May 2021||Kurobuchi Kashiko||Manga serialization of selected Girls Band Party! events.|
|BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! The first page||Web||-||Manga serialization of selected band stories.|
- The first light novel is entitled "BanG_Dream!". It is written by Nakamura Kou and illustrated by Hitowa. The novel was published on August 25, 2016 by ASCII Media Works.
Lesson 1 エレキ・ギターをはじめよう！ / Lesson 2 コードを弾いてみよう！ / Lesson 3 エレキ・ギターのテクニック / Lesson 4 機材とメンテナンス / Lesson 5 Poppin'Partyの曲に挑戦！
Lesson 1 ベースをはじめよう！ / Lesson 2 ルート弾きにチャレンジ / Lesson 3 ベースのテクニック / Lesson 4 機材とメンテナンス / Lesson 5 Poppin'Partyの曲に挑戦！
Lesson 1 ドラムをはじめよう！ / Lesson 2 いろんなリズムを叩いてみよう！ / Lesson 3 ドラム・プレイを彩るテクニック / Lesson 4 セッティングとメンテナンス / Lesson 5 Poppin'Partyの曲に挑戦！
Lesson 1 キーボードをはじめよう！ / Lesson 2 メロディを弾いてみよう！ / Lesson 3 実践！ フレーズ・トレーニング / Lesson 4 バンドで音を合わせよう！ / Lesson 5 Poppin'Partyの曲に挑戦！
|BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Visual Book
バンドリ! ガールズバンドパーティ! ビジュアルブック
|9784047333161||March 30, 2018||Card collections before the 1st anniversary of the game|
|BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Visual Book Vol.2
バンドリ! ガールズバンドパーティ! ビジュアルブック Vol.2
|9784047334120||May 30, 2019||Card collections from the 1st anniversary but before the 2nd anniversary of the game.|
|BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Visual Book Vol.3
バンドリ! ガールズバンドパーティ! ビジュアルブック Vol.3
|9784047334120||April 28, 2020||Card collections from the 2nd anniversary but before the 3rd anniversary of the game.|
|BanG Dream! 5th Anniversary Memorial Book
バンドリ！ ５th Anniversaryメモリアルブック
|9784049130546||February 28, 2020|
|Roselia 1st Photobook Ehre
Roselia 1st写真集 Ehre
|NEODAI-51648||August 31, 2018|
|Voice Actor Card Collection EX VOL.01 Roselia "Edel Rose"||B08WZSZG58||April 23, 2021||Includes 60 pcs of card sleeves, a playmat and a storage box|
|Voice Actor Card Collection EX VOL.03 Roselia "Edel Rose II"||2000102378036||May 21, 2022||Includes 108 card types, 1 pack of 6 random cards, and 1 box of 10-packs and 1 PR card "YUKINA × AINA"|
- A free rhythm game was developed by Craft Egg and released by Bushiroad for iOS and Android devices on March 16, 2017, called "BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!" (バンドリ！ ガールズバンドパーティ！ Bandori! Gāruzu Bando Pāti!).
- A Taiwanese version was released on October 10, 2017.
- A Korean version was released on February 6, 2018.
- An English was released on April 3, 2018 with initial launch in Singapore on March 29, 2018.
- A Chinese version was released on May 30, 2019.
- The series has received multiple packs for the Bushiroad card game, Weiss Schwarz. The first pack was the BanG Dream! Trial Deck+ that was released on February 15, 2017.
- The mini-anime, BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!☆PICO has received a pack for the Bushiroad card game, Future Card Buddyfight. The pack was the Ultimate Booster Cross 2: BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!☆PICO that was released on June 8, 2019.
- The movie anime, BanG Dream! FILM LIVE has received a pack for the Bushiroad card game, Cardfight!! Vanguard. The pack was the V Title Booster 1: BanG Dream! FILM LIVE that was released on July 17, 2020.
It airs every Thursday, 23:00 (JST) on TOKYO MX and every Thursday, 24:30 (JST) on Sun TV. The official YouTube channel uploads 2-part release (Wednesday and Thursday at 21:00 JST) ahead of the TV airing.
Monthly Bushiroad TV with Starlight & BanG Dream!
Monthly Bushiroad TV with Starlight & BanG Dream! (月刊ブシロードTV with スタァライト & BanG Dream!) was a variety program hosted by Aiba Aina and Koyama Momoyo, mainly for promotions of Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight and delivery of information about games and event alongside the Monthly Bushiroad Magazine. Mini-corners included a news-formatted program anchored by Tono Hikaru and Tsumugi Risa, a corner where the casts delivered the latest BanG Dream! information while playing Girls Band Party!, and a corner where they introduced an Assault Lily.
BanG Dream! STATION
BanG Dream! STATION (バンステ！ BanG Dream! STATION) is a replay of famous BanG Dream! songs performed in past real lives on select TV stations. TV stations include TOKYO MX, KBS Kyoto, BS NTV, SUN TV, and others.
The rebrand "BanG Dream! STATION 2021" aired its first episode on July 8, 2021. BanG Dream! STATION 2021 is only aired on TOKYO MX and BS Nippon TV and streamed on the official YouTube channel. The stream is usually after the regular Bandori! TV live stream.
BanG_Dream! RADIO!!!!! was a radio program hosted by the Poppin'Party voice actresses. It aired from September 18, 2015 to September 26, 2016.
BanG Dream! Poppin'Radio
BanG Dream! Poppin'Radio is a radio program by the Poppin'Party that delivers information about the members. The program is nicknamed "Popiraji" (ポピラジ) and uses the Twitter hashtag "#ポピラジ". It replaced BanG_Dream! RADIO!!!!! and started airing from October 3, 2016.
Roselia's RADIO SHOUT!
Roselia's RADIO SHOUT! is a radio program by the Roselia that delivers information about the members. It started airing from October 18, 2017.
BanG Dream! Garupa Radio with Afterglow
BanG Dream! Garupa Radio with Afterglow was a radio program hosted by Misawa Sachika. It aired from October 6, 2018 to September 27, 2019.
BanG Dream! Garupa Presents Afterglow's Sunset STUDIO
BanG Dream! Garupa Presents Afterglow's Sunset STUDIO is a radio program hosted by Misawa Sachika and Kanemoto Hisako and delivers Garupa and music information. It replaced BanG Dream! Garupa Radio with Afterglow and started airing on October 5, 2019. The program was renamed to "Sunset STUDIO+ (Plus)" starting from October 3, 2020.
RAISE A SUILEN's RADIO RIOT
Chomama, Fuee, Goshujinsama ~ AMORE! Bandori! Radio Fes! Special
Chomama, Fuee, Goshujinsama ~ AMORE! Bandori! Radio Fes! Special (ちょまま、ふえぇ、御主人様～ アモーレ！ バンドリ！ ラジオ祭り！ 特番) was a special radio program broadcasted on April 30, 2019. It was hosted by Itou Ayasa (Chomama), Toyota Moe (Fuee), and Kurachi Reo (Goshujinsama) as the trio who won the event held during the BanG Dream! Radio Festival on February 8, 2019.
BanG Dream! Garupa Presents Monica Radio
BanG Dream! Garupa Presents Monica Radio is a radio program with video by the band Morfonica. It is hosted by Suguta Hina and Nishio Yuka. The program uses the Twitter hashtag "#モニラジ". It started airing from April 7, 2020.
Pastel*Palettes' Shuwarin Radio
Hello, Happy World!'s Radio Smile
HaroHapi CiRCLE Broadcaster
- For more information, see HaroHapi CiRCLE Broadcaster.
HaroHapi CiRCLE Broadcast (ハロハピCIRCLE放送局) was a livestream which delivered BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!'s latest or upcoming information. It was hosted by Itou Miku and Toyota Moe. Its last episode was aired on April 23, 2021.
Bandori! TV LIVE 2021
Bandori! TV LIVE 2021, renamed from Bandori! TV Live 2020, airs every Thursday at 21:30 JST. Guests deliver latest information and a variety of contents about the franchise.
Starting on May 7, 2020, the broadcast time was changed to 22:00 JST.
MORFONICAL/もるふぉにかる was Morfonica's own program. MORFONICAL is a documentary-style program that brings viewers closer to the live band members of Morfonica. もるふぉにかる or Morufuonikaru is a variety show-style program about Morfonica. It ran for a total of 12 episodes with the last episode streamed on September 29, 2020.
Pastel*Palettes' Shuwarin TV
Shuwarin TV (Pastel＊PalettesのしゅわりんTV) was a challenge-based variety show program where Pastel*Palettes members challenge various projects. It ran for a total of 24 episodes, with the last episode streamed on March 26, 2021.
PoPiBang! ~Popipa no Bangumi~
PoPiBan! ~Popipa no Bangumi~ is a program by Poppin'Party where the members do anything they want to do.
The first broadcast was released on January 1, 2021 and featured Aimi, Nishimoto Rimi, and Ayasa Ito.
Girls Band Party! Station, also known as Garupa Station, or simply GaruSute, is a livestream which delivers BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!'s latest or upcoming information. It replaced HaroHapi CiRCLE Broadcast. The first broadcast aired on June 12, 2021.
- For chronological release of all BanG Dream! related singles and albums, see here.
- "BanG Dream!" is a stylized form of "Girl Band Dream", the "G" of "Girl" replacing the "d" of "Band" to form "BanG".