Akademi Fantasi Indosiar was Indonesia's second reality television show after Popstars Indonesia in which a number of contestants called students competed for the winning title and a chance to start their career in the entertainment industry. The first season premiered in the end of November 2003 and was one of Indosiar's highest rated shows. The theme song entitled "Menuju Puncak" was the same as Akademi Fantasia from Malaysia, composed by Aubrey Suwito. The format of the show was taken from La Academia, which originated in Mexico. Indonesia is the second country in Southeast Asia after Malaysia to have its own version of this show. Subsequently, it has also been followed by Thailand. Indosiar has make an announcement "Akademi Fantasi Indosiar" will return for season 6 in year 2013.