876 Production

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876 Production
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Office Front

876 Production (876プロ Bannamu Pro?) is a fictional talent agency, a company specialized in training idols and having appear them in various media. It is directed by President Ishikawa, and is the company the three protagonists of THE iDOLM@STER Dearly Stars work for. It has been implied that 876 Production is on friendly terms with Junichirou Takagi´s 765 Production.

In THE iDOLM@STER ONE FOR ALL, it was revealed that the trio of idols eventually formed their own unit: Dearly Stars.

Staff

Idols

THE iDOLM@STER Dearly Stars
Dearly Stars
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Appearances

In Game

Adaptations

Trivia

  • 876 Production is the smallest agency in the series so far.
  • 876 Production is the first agency to be headed by a female president.
  • The "Bannamu" pronunciation comes from a truncation of the Japanese words for the studio's numbers. "Ba" comes from "8" (an alternative pronunciation of "hachi"), "Na" comes from "7" (a truncation of "Nana"), and "Mu" comes from "6" (a truncation of "mutsu", which is an alternative pronunciation for "roku"). The agency name is also a pun on "Bandai Namco", the name of Namco Games following its merger with Bandai Corporation in 2005.
  • In an interview for THE IDOLM@STER 876Pro Secret V@lentine P@rty!!, Asami Imai admitted that she wanted a merger to take place between 765 Production and 876 Production.