The successful candidates for the Digital Idol Project produced by Yasushi Akimoto, the producer of AKB48, have been announced! Above you can see the main visual design drawn especially for the project by Yukiko Horiguchi!
AKB48 producer Yasushi Akimoto, has teamed up with Aniplex and Sony Music for this digital idol project. The final audition has ended and the group name has been announced: the name is 22/7 (Twenty-Two-Seventh). Mr. Akimoto says that ’22/7 is a symbol of imagination.’ The group’s prime goal is to make people create new value.
In the final audition, 12 voice actresses were selected and 8 of the characters’ main visual designs were also unveiled. The illustrator for this project is Yukiko Horiguchi of Kyoto Animation, who designed the characters for Lucky Star, K-on!, Tamako Market and others.
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