The Story of 765PRO

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The Story of 765PRO
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THE iDOLM@STER
OVA (Extra Episode)
Original Title: 765プロという物語
Romanized Title: 765PRO to Iu Monogatari
Translated Title: The Story of 765PRO
Airing Date: June 16, 2012
Previous Episode: Everyone, Together!
Next Episode: Music in the world
Music is a friend
Music of love

The Story of 765PRO is an OVA which doubled as an extra episode of THE iDOLM@STER anime. It originally aired on June 16, 2012.

Plot

A series of short, humorous vignettes showcasing some of the daily aspects of the staff and idols of 765 Production, such as a karaoke outing or a battle over rotating sushi.

Characters

Music

Insert Songs
Ending Song
  • my song (sung by: 765PRO ALLSTARS)
BGMs and Themes

Staff

Screenplay Writers
  • Tatsuya Takahashi (高橋龍也)
Storyboard Directors
  • Toshifumi Akai (赤井俊文)
Producer
  • Toshifumi Akai (赤井俊文)
Animation Directors
  • Yusuke Tanaka (田中裕介)
  • Haruko Iizuka (飯塚晴子)

Trivia

  • The mug Kotori Otonashi drinks from and her desktop feature baby chicks, animals she is often associated with.
  • THE iDOLM@STER 2 ending is referenced, but is not put into motion until THE IDOLM@STER MOVIE.
  • The karaoke system seems to be a mix of DAM and JOYSOUND, the two major karaoke system makers in Japan, both of which have extensive catalogues of THE iDOLM@STER music. Specifically, the remote is based on DAM, while the song code seen on the device (17-9334) matches the code on JOYSOUND systems (the code on DAM is 3298-28).
  • Ritsuko Akizuki quotes Bayside Shakedown during the Yakuza film.
  • The advertisement for Yukiho Hagiwara's movie references her catchphrase, Ami and Mami Futami's dialogue in Danketsu 2010, and the film Sailor Suit and Machine Gun.
  • Ogawa makes her first appearance in the anime.
  • Kotori's daydream is drawn in the style of the manga Oishinbo.
  • Makoto Kikuchi, Miki Hoshii, and Yukiho Hagiwara performed in Sunshine City Fountain Square, which was the venue for many THE iDOLM@STER events.
  • Azusa Miura's movie is said to be heavily inspired by a real life story surrounding a fan and a promotional video.

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