On August 8, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment announced the end of the service of Idol Master Cinderella Girls . The service will end at 15:00 on March 30, 2023. On the other hand, the world of the Cinderella of the work seems to be depicted in the future.
Idol Master Cinderella Girls is a social game for mobile terminals that started distributed on Mobage in November 2011 based on the world view of the Idol Master series. Players become producers and develop idol units. The purpose is to nurture top idols and get the title Idol Master that is the best producer. As for the game flow, they meet idols at audition gachas and work, and improve their abilities with lessons and special training. In the LIVE battle that plays against other producers, the purpose is to acquire a large number of fans and to capture stage costumes.
This work was launched as the first mobile game in November 2011 by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and the operation and development of Cygames. In February 2012, the number of registrants achieved 1 million, and services have been continued for more than 10 years. As a related work, the rhythm game Idol Master Cinderella Girls Star Light Stage, featuring idols of Idol Master Cinderella Girls, was released in September 2015 and exceeded 10 million downloads. It has been developed as TV animation, live, and manga works.
This work, Idol Master Cinderella Girls, will end the service on March 30, 2022. According to Yozo Sakagami, a general producer of the Idol Master series, he did not know what would happen at first, so he was prepared to end the service in the early days. However, as a result, it was a long-term operation title for more than 10 years of service, with more than 190 idols, and 90 idols with voices. They say thanks to the producers who loved this work as the result of the producers loved idols and enjoyed the game.
In addition, although the service of Idol Master Cinderella Girls has ended, the idols of this work seem to be depicted in the future. The idol stage will continue to shine, including the game, live, and TV animation of the manga work Idol Master Cinderella Girls U149, centered on the 7th anniversary of Idol Master Cinderella Girls Star Light Stage.
In addition, as a specific schedule of this work, the sale and use of Mobacoin and Cinderella coins at 12:00 on December 22, 2022. After that, the service will end at 15:00 on March 30, 2023. In addition, an event is scheduled to be held until the end of the service, and new events and new idols will appear from August 2022 to December 2022. Gacha will be held until December 16th.
Idol Master Cinderella Girls will end at 15:00 on March 30, 2023.