THE IDOLM@STER follows 13 girls from the 765 Production Studio, whose sole goals is to become the top idols in the Japanese entertainment industry. Along with the laughs, struggles and tears that are inherently part of this journey, you will cheer for the girls of IDOLM@STER as they climb their way to the top!
Runtime: 25 minutes
The IDOLM@STER - The Idolmaster - Netflix
The Idolmaster (アイドルマスター, Aidorumasutā, officially stylized as THE iDOLM@STER) is a Japanese raising simulation and rhythm video game series created by Bandai Namco Games (formerly Namco). The series primarily centers on the career of a producer who works with a group of prospective pop idols at the talent agency 765 Production. Originally released as an arcade game in 2005, the franchise has grown to numerous ports, sequels and spin-offs across multiple video game consoles, including three social network games. The series includes a variety of other media such as anime, printed media, audio dramas, a Korean drama, and radio shows.
The IDOLM@STER - Commercial reception - Netflix
Each installment of The Idolmaster has seen different levels of success. The Xbox 360 port of The Idolmaster was awarded the special prize at the 2007 Japan Game Awards partially for its unique take on raising simulation games at the time. The Xbox 360 port of The Idolmaster sold 25,000 copies in its first week of sale and was the fifteenth best selling console video game in Japan for the time of its release. The Idolmaster Live For You! would see better success, selling 44,000 units in its first week of sales as the fifth best selling console video game in Japan. In their first week of sales, the three versions of The Idolmaster SP sold 129,088 units. The Idolmaster Dearly Stars sold 30,786 in its first week of sales. The Idolmaster 2 for the Xbox 360 was voted one of the most anticipated future game at the 2010 Tokyo Game Show by attendees. Despite this, the Xbox 360 version of the game initially sold 34,621 units and was the tenth best selling console video game in Japan for the time of its release, but the PlayStation 3 version sold 65,512 units in its first week. The three versions of The Idolmaster Shiny Festa sold 119,132 units in their first week of sales. The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls earned more than ¥1 billion per month in Japan during 2012. The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage grossed ¥26.6 billion in Japan during 2017. The Idolmaster Movie: Beyond the Brilliant Future! (2014) grossed $7,830,904 in East Asian theaters, including $7.65 million in Japan and $180,904 in South Korea. The Idolmaster anime DVD and Blu-ray releases grossed ¥5,871.9 million in Japan as of 2017. The Idolmaster earned over ¥10 billion in music CD and concert sales in Japan as of February 2013. The Idolmaster home media (videos, manga, music, novels) earned ¥19,677,050,852 in retail sales between 2015 and June 2018 in Japan.
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