Yasushi Akimoto's New Idol Group That 'Crosses Dimensions' Reveals 4 Character Designs
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sony Music Records and Aniplex have opened a website for the new idol group that AKB48 founder and producer Yasushi Akimoto will produce with the concept of "idols that cross dimensions." The website has revealed the character designs for four of the idols in the group.
The group has eight anime idol characters, with their respective voice actresses performing as idols in the real world. A different character designer is handling each member's anime design. The characters so far in the project include:
The rest of the characters in the project include:
Ayaka Tachikawa, 16 years old. She is aggressive and militant.
Character design by Koharu Sakura of QP:flapper (Girl Friend BETA, Girlish Number)
The website streamed a program about the project on Saturday, and will stream another program on October 29.
Sony Music Records and Aniplex will accept applications for auditions for the group until November 11, and then the companies will hold five rounds of auditions in December before announcing the final members.
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