First light novel volume cover
(Tenshi no 3P!)
|Written by||Sagu Aoyama|
|Published by||ASCII Media Works|
|Original run||June 10, 2012 – present|
|Tenshi no 3P! no 3P!!|
|Published by||ASCII Media Works|
|Original run||December 2013 – present|
|Illustrated by||Yuzu Mizutani|
|Published by||ASCII Media Works|
|Magazine||Dengeki G's Comic|
|Original run||July 2014 – present|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Shinsuke Yanagi|
|Written by||Gō Zappa|
|Music by||Akito Matsuda|
|Original network||AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS, BS Fuji, tvk|
|Original run||July 10, 2017 – September 25, 2017|
Angel's 3Piece! (天使の3P!, also titled Tenshi no 3P! and Here Comes the Three Angels) is a Japanese light novel series written by Sagu Aoyama and illustrated by Tinkle. ASCII Media Works have published eight volumes since June 2012 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. The light novel has received a manga adaptation and a separate spin-off manga series titled Tenshi no 3P! no 3P!!. A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Project No.9 aired between July and September 2017.
Kyō Nukui is a teenager who refuses to go to school, and spends his days composing songs and publishing them online. One day, he is approached by a trio of orphaned little girls who ask for his help to hold a performance at the church where they live. Intrigued by their request and impressed with their skills, Kyō decides to help them.
- Kyō Nukui (貫井 響 Nukui Kyō)
- Voiced by: Yūki Inoue
- The main protagonist of the series. A shut-in high schooler, he has a love for music and publishes his own songs online under the fake name of HibikiP.
- Jun Gotō (五島 潤 Gotō Jun)
- Voiced by: Yuko Ono
- Jun is the youngest of the band girls, and the guitarist. She is the most innocent and shyest one, having trouble to express herself.
- Nozomi Momijidani (紅葉谷 希美 Momijidani Nozomi)
- Voiced by: Yurika Endō
- The oldest girl of the band and the bassist, she takes it upon herself to lead the group and thus is mostly the one in-charge, addressing them as "little sisters".
- Sora Kaneshiro (金城そら Kaneshiro Sora)
- Voiced by: Aoi Koga
- Sora is the band's drummer and the second oldest of the trio. She is the most passive girl, always sleepy with a vacant expression on her face.
- Kurumi Nukui (貫井 くるみ Nukui Kurumi)
- Voiced by: Rina Hidaka
- Kyō's little sister who usually berates him for his decision to not go to school, but loves to be by his side. She is also a classmate of Jun and the others and is a little jealous of them getting along with her brother.
- Sakura Toriumi (鳥海桜花 Toriumi Sakura)
- Voiced by: Kanae Itō
- One of Kyō's classmates and a childhood friend of his, she is also an orphan from Little Wing and acts as the girls' older sister. She secretly likes him and supports his efforts to return to school and reassume his student life.
- Masayoshi Sawatari (佐渡正義 Sawatari Masayoshi)
- Voiced by: Toru Ohkawa
- A former priest who is the owner of the Little Wings Orphanage where the girls live.
- Koume Ogi (尾城小梅 Ogi Koume)
- Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa
- Yuzuha Aigae (相ヶ江柚葉 Aigae Yuzuha)
- Voiced by: Yuka Iguchi
Angel's 3Piece! is written by Sagu Aoyama and illustrated by Tinkle. The first light novel volume was released on June 10, 2012; eleven volumes have been published as of February 10, 2018 on ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko imprint.
A manga adaptation illustrated by Yuzu Mizutani began serialization in ASCII Media Works' seinen manga magazine Dengeki G's Comic from the July 2014 issue. The first tankōbon volume was released on November 10, 2014; three volumes have been published as of February 10, 2016. A spin-off manga series titled Tenshi no 3P! no 3P!! illustrated by Omiya began serialization in ASCII Media Works' magazine Dengeki Moeoh from the December 2013 issue. The first volume of the spin-off manga was released on July 10, 2015.
A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Project No.9 aired from July 10 to September 25, 2017. The series is directed by Shinsuke Yanagi, with scripts written by Gō Zappa and the music is composed by Akito Matsuda. Crunchyroll streamed the anime.
|No.||Title[a]||Original air date|
|1||"Heart Throbbing for Elementary School Kids!"|
"Shōgakusei ni Dokkiri!" (Japanese: 小学生にドッキリ!)
|July 10, 2017|
|Kyō Nukui is a shut-in high schooler with a love for music, often posting his music online under the fake name of HibikiP. One day, an anonymous sender wants to meet him at a park, to which Kyō agrees, thinking it to be a middle-aged man interested in discussing music like him. However, the anonymous sender turns out to be three elementary school girls Jūn Goto, Nozomi Momijidani, and Sora Kaneshiro, who request that he play his music with their band in an upcoming concert. They perform first for him, and despite being highly impressed with their musical skills and vintage instruments, is still unsure about his decision.|
|2||"A Desire to Do It Together"|
"Issho ni Yaritai Kimochi" (Japanese: いっしょにやりたい気持ち)
|July 17, 2017|
|Kyō agrees to help the girls with the concert, but Masayoshi Sawatari, the head of the orphanage where they live, asks him to dissuade them.|
|3||"The Boy on Hiatus Descends and Flees, and the Girls from the Church"|
"Teitaisuru Shōnen no Kakō to Tōsō, Soshite Kyōkai kara Kita Shōjotachi" (Japanese: 停滞する少年の下降と逃走、そして教会から来た少女達)
|July 24, 2017|
|Kyō discovers that Jun and the others are classmates of his younger sister Kurumi, but for some reason do not get along well with the other kids at school. He also finds out that his childhood friend Sakura Toriumi is also an orphan from Little Wing, and asks him to keep it a secret.|
|4||"The World is but Rock n' Roll"|
"Kono Yo wa Subete Rokkunrōru" (Japanese: この世はすべてロックンロール)
|July 31, 2017|
|Kyō and the girls have no success at all to gather attendants to the concert, and he then decides to return to school and ask for his classmates' help, while suggesting the girls to do the same at theirs.|
|5||"It's so Fun Taking Pictures of You, Because You Don't Realize How Cute You Are"|
"Kimi no Sugata o Toru no ga Tanoshiin da. Nazenara Kimi wa Totemo Kawaii no ni Sore ni Mattaku Ki ga Tsuiteinai kara" (Japanese: 君の姿を撮るのが楽しいんだ。なぜなら君はとても可愛いのにそれに全く気がついていないから)
|August 7, 2017|
|The concert is a success, and Kyō and the girls' next step is to gather more public to make a steady income from their gigs. By suggestion of a friend, Kyō decides to make a PV of them for advertising.|
|6||"Don't Take the Bassist!"|
"Bēshisuto o Tsureteku na!" (Japanese: ベーシストを連れてくな!)
|August 14, 2017|
|Nozomi meets her grandfather, who wants to adopt her and take her to England. Kyō and the others decide to not ask her to stay in order to not influence her decision, until Kyō's sister Kurumi gives him a piece of her mind.|
"Bikkuri Shōtaijō" (Japanese: びっくり招待状)
|August 21, 2017|
|Kyō is invited along the girls of Lien de Famille by his online friend Yuzuha Aigae to hold a concert on a resort island, unaware of her true intentions.|
|8||"The Girl in the Mural"|
"Hekiga no Bishōjo" (Japanese: 壁画の美少女)
|August 28, 2017|
|Uneasy with Kyō's closeness with the girls, Yuzuha comes with several ploys against them, just to be exposed by Sakura. When a storm approaches the island, Yuzuha disappears and after finding her, Kyō discovers her secret.|
|9||"The Grade School Kids Might've Not Been Able to Save the Drowning God if They Hadn't Gotten There in Time"|
"Tadoritsuku no ga Osokatta Oboreru Kami-sama o Sukuenakatta Kamoshirenai Shōgakuseitachi" (Japanese: たどりつくのが遅かったら溺れる神様を救えなかったかもしれない小学生達)
|September 4, 2017|
|Kyō discovers that his online friend was not Yuzuha, but Kiryu Yume, and Yuzuha was acting in her stead. When Kiryu decides to cease all connections with Kyō and the others, they decide to find a way to cheer her up.|
|10||"Totally a Date"|
"Marukkiri Dēto" (Japanese: まるっきりデート)
|September 11, 2017|
|Kiryu and Yuzuha gain permission to leave the island and transfer to the local school. While helping Yuzuha around the city, Kyō ends up spending some quality time with her, triggering the other girls' jealousy.|
|11||"Band Battles and Melodies"|
"Taiban to senritsu" (Japanese: 対バンと旋律)
|September 18, 2017|
|Enraged with how much time Kyō spends with the girls of Lien de Famille, Kiryu decides to form her own act with Yuzuha and Kurumi's help and challenge them to a duel. In the occasion, Jun expresses her wish to write a music of her own, and Kyō agrees to help her with it.|
|12||"Can't Help but Love the Music"|
"Ongaku o Suki ni Narazu ni Irarenai" (Japanese: 音楽を好きにならずにいられない)
|September 25, 2017|
|After finishing their preparations, the time has come for Lien de Famille and Kiryu's band to perform together.|
- Ro-Kyu-Bu!, another light novel series by the same author
- All English episode titles are taken from Crunchyroll.
- "Tenshi no 3P!/Here Comes the Three Angels Anime Reveals Video, More of Cast, July 10 Debut". Anime News Network. June 5, 2017. Retrieved June 5, 2017.
- "天使の3P!" (in Japanese). ASCII Media Works. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
- "天使の3P!×11" (in Japanese). ASCII Media Works. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
- 電撃Ｇ'ｓコミック(2) 2014年7月号 (in Japanese). Tohan Corporation. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
- "天使の3P!(1)" (in Japanese). ASCII Media Works. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
- "天使の3P!(3)" (in Japanese). ASCII Media Works. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
- 電撃萌王 2013年12月号 (in Japanese). Rakuten. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
- "天使の3P!の3P!!#1" (in Japanese). ASCII Media Works. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
- "BD/DVD" (in Japanese). Project No.9. Retrieved July 10, 2017.
- "Crunchyroll Streams Angel's 3Piece! Anime". Anime News Network. July 10, 2017. Retrieved July 10, 2017.