This page contains all the information on the history of the Love Live! Sunshine!! project that is outside of the discography, mostly gathered from magazines and live events. For Love Live!, check here.
For a summary of their live appearances, check Aqours Extracurricular Activities.
History by Year
- Note: Dengeki G's Magazine is a monthly magazine that is part of the Love Live! and Love Live! Sunshine!! multimedia projects. As it is usually the first source of news for all major projects under these titles, its monthly sections will detail how the project has progressed over time. The issues are usually published a month ahead of time. For example, the July 2010 issue would've been released on 30th May 2010.
|2015 (January - June)|
|2015 (July - December)|
October 31: Aqours began a nationwide shop campaign of Meet & Greet events to commemorate their first single.
|2016 (January - June)|
|January 11: Aqours held their first full-member live event in Tokyo to commemorate the release of their first single, with both a talk section and live performance.|
January 11: Aqours held their first group live-stream after the event. The anime and second single are announced.
February 27: Aqours made an appearance as guest stars at the official opening of GAMERS Numazu Branch.
May 21 & 22: Aqours made an appearance at the School idol festival Thanksgiving Festival 2016, as hosts for the talk stages.
May 29: Aika Kobayashi was at Numazu Gamers for a special event as honorary store manager of the day, to commemorate Yoshiko winning the Numazu Gamers Poster Girl poll.
|2016 (July - December)|
|July 2: 6 members of Aqours (Anju Inami, Rikako Aida, Nanaka Suwa, Arisa Komiya, Kanako Takatsuki and Ai Furihata) held a special talk stage and screening at Anime Expo's Anisong World Matsuri in Los Angeles.
July 10: 3 members of Aqours (Anju Inami, Rikako Aida and Shuka Saito) held a special talk stage at C3 CharaExpo 2016 in Singapore.
July 31: Aqours held an event, Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours Summer Holidays Extracurricular Activities ~Summer Festival with Everyone~, in Numazu to commemorate the start of their anime. Aqours 1st LIVE venue & dates announced.
August 13: 3 members of Aqours (Anju Inami, Aika Kobayashi and Aina Suzuki) made an appearance at Taiwan Comic Fair in Taiwan, where they held a special talk stage.
August 20: 2 members of Aqours, (Kanako Takatsuki and Ai Furihata) made an appearance at Anime Festival Asia Thailand 2016, where they held a special talk stage.
September 18: Aqours appeared at Tokyo Game Show 2016 for a talk show and announcement stage.
October 1 & 2: To commemorate the release of BD 1, a special commemorative booth was held in front of TULLY's COFFEE at Akihabara's UDX building. Anju Inami and Rikako Aida made a special surprise stage appearance on October 1.
October 3: 3 members of Aqours (Aika Kobayashi, Shuka Saito and Arisa Komiya) made an appearance at China International Comics Festival Expo 2016 in Guangzhou on October 3, 2016. Official event report here.
November 13: Aqours made an appearance at School idol festival Thanksgiving Festival 2016 ~Osaka~, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies.
December 10: Rikako Aida, Kanako Takatsuki and Aina Suzuki made an appearance in Seoul for a relay screening of the anime and a talk stage.
December 27: Aqours held a special year-end mini-live to commemorate the release of their SIF collaboration single, Jingle Bells ga Tomaranai.
|2017 (January - June)|
February 25 & 26: Aqours performed their first full live concert at Yokohama Arena.
Dengeki G's Magazine Aqours Spring Special issue (March 2, 2017)
May issue (March 30, 2017)
April 1: As part of April Fools' celebrations, Lantis released a fully-voiced, 15-min puppet play movie featuring Aqours.
April 30: Aqours performed as guests at the "Milky Holmes & Bushiroad's 10th Anniversary Live in Yokohama Arena". They performed three songs:
June 10 & 11: SIF Thanksgiving Festival was held in Ikebukuro Sunshine City, Tokyo, with Aqours attending as hosts for multiple streams. 54,167 people attended over the two days.
June 30: Aqours performed as guests at Anisong World Matsuri 2017 in Los Angeles, USA. They performed five songs:
June 30: Aqours CLUB is officially launched, featuring exclusive member-only content.
|2017 (July - December)|
July 22: Aqours performed as guests at Bilibili Macro Link-Star phase×Anison World Matsuri 2017 in Shanghai, China. They performed four songs:
July 29 & 30: Aqours appeared as guests at the Numazu 70th Summer Festival, with 3 sessions on 29th and 1 session on 30th.
August 5 & 6: Aqours began the Aqours 2nd Love Live! HAPPY PARTY TRAIN TOUR at Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya.
August 19 & 20: Aqours continued their 2nd Live Tour with its second leg at World Memorial Hall in Kobe.
August 25: Aqours performed as guests at Animelo Summer Live 2017 -THE CARD- held at Saitama Super Arena. They performed four songs:
September 29 & 30: Aqours concluded their 2nd Live Tour with the third leg at MetLife Dome in Saitama.
Dengeki G's Magazine CODE: C Special issue (October 7, 2017)
November 4 & 5: Aqours begins their Aqours CLUB Activity LIVE & FAN MEETING series in Orix Theater, Osaka, with one showing on November 4 and two on November 5. They performed nine songs for all three sessions, with the eighth song changing according to the audience's choice. Day 2 Afternoon Session's eighth song was Step! ZERO to ONE and Day 2 Night Session's eighth song was Todokanai Hoshi da to Shitemo:
Dengeki G's Magazine CODE: A Special issue (November 4, 2017)
November 18: Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours Club Activity LIVE & FAN MEETING Trip to Asia -Landing action Yeah!!- in KBS Arena, Seoul, Korea, with two showings. They performed eight songs for both sessions, with the seventh song changing according to the audience's choice. The Night Session's seventh song was Todokanai Hoshi da to Shitemo:
Dengeki G's Magazine CODE: G Special issue (December 9, 2017)
December 9 & 10: Aqours CLUB Activity LIVE & FAN MEETING in Nitori Cultural Hall, Sapporo, with one showing on Saturday and two on Sunday.
December 16: Aqours CLUB Activity LIVE & FAN MEETING in Numazu Civic Cultural Center, with two showings.
|2018 (January - June)|
January 6: Aqours CLUB Activity LIVE & FAN MEETING in Fukuoka Sun Palace Hotel & Hall, with two showings.
February 3: Aqours CLUB Activity LIVE & FAN MEETING in Nagoya International Conference Center Century Hall, with two showings.
February 10: Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours Club Activity LIVE & FAN MEETING Trip to Asia -Landing action Yeah!!- in Taipei International Convention Center, with two showings.
March 10 & 11: Aqours concludes their Aqours CLUB Activity LIVE & FAN MEETING series in Makuhari Messe Event Hall, Chiba, with one showing on Saturday and two on Sunday.
June 9 & 10: Aqours kicks off their 3rd LIVE TOUR in MetLife Dome, Saitama.
June 16 & 17: Aqours continues their 3rd LIVE TOUR in Osakajo Hall, Osaka.
|2018 (July - December)|
July 7 & 8: Aqours concludes their 3rd LIVE TOUR with the third and final leg in Marine Messe Fukuoka.
Other Magazine Features
|B.L.T. VOICE GIRLS|
|B.L.T. VOICE GIRLS Vol. 27|
B.L.T. VOICE GIRLS Vol. 32
|B.L.T. December 2017|
|Nikkei Entertainment! Anime Special Seiyuu Bible|
|Nikkei Entertainment! Anime Special Seiyuu Bible 2017|
Nikkei Entertainment! Anime Special Seiyuu Bible 2018
Seiyuu Animedia Nov 2016|
Seiyuu Animedia May 2017
|DIVER May 2017|
|CUT Magazine May 2017|
|Young Jump No. 24 (May 25, 2017)|
Young Jump No. 44 (October 12, 2017)
|Young Jump GOLD|
|Young Jump GOLD Vol.1 June 2017|
Young Jump GOLD Vol.2 October 2017
|LisAni! Vol. 29 May 2017|
|V-Storage Vol 11 Autumn 2017|
|Love Live! Sunshine!! Walker|
|Love Live! Sunshine!! Walker|
|Photo Technique Digital|
|Photo Technique Digital April 2017|
Photo Technique Digital October 2017
|Men's JOKER Vol. 164|
|Card Gamer Vol. 36|
The voting contests in Love Live! Sunshine!! History started out as being general popularity polls, but some adopted themes later on. This section will only include the major polls with a significant influence on project direction or merchandise, and not any monthly polls inside Dengeki G's.
- First Popularity Poll for second single: You
- GAMERS Numazu Branch Poster Girl: Yoshiko
- 7-Eleven Image Girl: Riko 
- Second Popularity Poll for third single: Kanan
- SIF Winter Promo UR: You
- Uranohoshi Girls' Radio Hosts: Anju Inami, Arisa Komiya, Aika Kobayashi
- Dengeki G's Magazine Cover Girl: Hanamaru x Shougetsu Confectionery
- Love Live! Sunshine!! Worldwide Poster Girl General Election
- Chika Takami - Taiwan
- Riko Sakurauchi - Germany
- Kanan Matsuura - Australia
- Dia Kurosawa - Singapore
- You Watanabe - China
- Yoshiko Tsushima - UK
- Hanamaru Kunikida - Thailand
- Mari Ohara - USA
- Ruby Kurosawa - Korea
- LisAni! Girl: You
- SEGA Staff Image Girl: Hanamaru