Crunchyroll began streaming the first episode from IDOLiSH7 Third Beat!, the third IDOLiSH7 anime season, on June 14, 2021. The anime is available in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The first episode will be available for free users from June 21, 2021.
After an advance in-person screening in Tokyo on June 13, 2021, the new season will formally premiere on in Japan on July 4, 2021.
The third season will run for two split cours (quarters of the year). The first half of the season will air in Summer 2021. The staff from the previous two anime will return for the third season. Makoto Bessho is again directing the new season at TROYCA, and Ayumi Sekine is back in charge of the series scripts. Ei Aoki is returning to supervise, and Kasumi Fukagawa is again adapting the original character designs by Arina Tanemura.
The first television anime based on the IDOLiSH7 smartphone game premiered in Japan in January 2018 and had 17 episodes. Crunchyroll simulcast the series as it aired. The second season of the main anime premiered in Japan on April 5, 2020. The second season was delayed starting with the fifth episode due to the state of emergency declaration against the spread of COVID-19. The season resumed with Episode 3 on October 4, 2020.