The iDOLM@STER SideM Anime Reveals All Character Bios!


Idol, Music

Airing Date:
October 2017

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Characters & Voice Actors List

Teru Tendo

Voice Actor: Shugo Nakamura

A former lawyer. Teru has a strong sense of justice and ever since he was a child, he has dreamed of being a hero of justice. Bright and compassionate, he cannot leave people who are in trouble along. Holding strong convictions about it, no matter what the issue is, he will always see the bright side of things.

Kaoru Sakuraba

Voice Actor: Yuma Uchida

A former surgeon. Normally he puts all of his effort into being perfect and is even hard on himself. Kaoru has a haughty way of speaking and does not do things with grace leaving him with a cold exterior, but he actually has a very gentle personality.

Tsubasa Kashiwagi

Voice Actor: Taku Yashiro

A former pilot. Gentle, he frequently has a tendency to be the mediator when dealing with confrontation. Because he is honest with expressing his emotions, he is often likened to a large dog.

Kyouji Takajou

Voice Actor: Yuuichirou Umehara

Unit: Beit
A former convenience store worker. He is the son of a famous family but, in order to show his power, he has left his house. His curt manner of speaking makes it difficult to get along with people, but he puts his trust in his friends Pierre and Minori.


Voice Actor: Shun Horie

Unit: Beit
A former face character worker. Normally he hides his whole body inside of a full body frog costume. Bright and innocent, he wants to use his power to make everyone smile.

Minori Watanabe

Voice Actor: Tomohito Takatsuka

Unit: Beit
A former florist. He likes idols, so in order to show their appeal, he too has taken the role of an idol. Calm and tolerant, he acts as the older brother to Pierre and Kyouji.

Michio Hazama

Voice Actor: Kento Itou

Unit: S.E.M
A former Math teacher. Serious, Michio is a perfectionist who does not compromise on anything. He can be harsh towards others and himself, but he is full of passionate love for young people.

Rui Maita

Voice Actor: Junya Enoki

Unit: S.E.M
A former English teacher. He is able to communicate well, and is an optimist who approaches everything with positive thinking. Rui’s lively side stands out, but he also has an observant eye which allows him to take in everything around him coolly and calmly.

Jirou Yamashita

Voice Actor: Yoshiki Nakajima

Unit: S.E.M
A former chemist. Jirou has a weakness for money and a miser who finds most things bothersome. He frequently speaks as if he is joking, but he is serious about tackling work when he has it. He is unexpectedly good at looking after others and can be quite emotional. He excels at cooking.


Main Staff
  • Original Creator: Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Director: Takahiro Harada, Miyuki Kuroki
  • Series Composition: Yuniko Ayana, Yukie Sugawara
  • Character Design: Yuusuke Tanaka, Haruko Iizuka
  • Animation Director: Yuusuke Tanaka, Maho Yoshikawa

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