Show By Rock!! Gets Third Season, Premieres January 9

Sanrio have announced that Show By Rock!! will be returning for a third season.

Originally broadcast in 2015, Show by Rock!! had two seasons animated by Studio Bones, along with several OVAs.

Based on a smartphone game, young girl Cyan Hijirikawa finds her self being sucked into the world of her favorite rhythm game. Music is the commanding force of the world, and the city. Those with evil plans wish to use their own music to take over, but Cyan soon rises to the occasion to save her new world- with music!

While the second season broadcast in 2016, only now have we gotten a third season. This time the show will focus on new band “Mashumairesh!!!!” Their members include Howan of fox lineage (guitarist), Mashima Himeko of striped cat lineage (guitarist) Delmin of the Devilmint Kiryū lineage (bassist), and Ruhuyu of wolf-girl lineage (drummer). All of the girls are also vocalists.

The insert song in the trailer above is “Yell and Response.” You can find a list of voice cast and staff below:

Voice Cast

  • Howan: Hikaru Toono (Bermuda Triangle: Colorful Pastrale)
  • Mashima Himeko: Yuuko Natsuyoshi (Assault Lily: Bouquet)
  • Delmin: Misaki Watada (Jigoku Shoujo: Yoi no Togi)
  • Ruhuyu: Aya Yamane (Gegege no Kitarou (2018))


  • Seung-Hui Son (Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka??), Director
  • Daisuke Tazawa (Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari), Series composition
  • Nobuyuki Itou (Yuyushiki: Komarasetari, Komarasaretari), Character design, chief animation Director
  • Masayuki Kojima (Piano no Mori director), Advisor
  • Polygon Pictures, CG Production
  • Yasuharu Takanashi (Fairy Tail) and Funta7 (Caligula), Music
  • Kinema Citrus, Animation studio

Show By Rock!!‘s third season will premiere on Tokyo MX and other stations on January 9th.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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