“Idol Memories”, a lively drawn youth story in which the growth of two idol units that go to idol school which used to be very popular in the future where VR technology is further developed and when idol activities over the virtual space are getting more and more popular is featured, will start in October, 2016! Casts are planning to do unit activities vigorously in the real world! Japan, of course, but it is planning to extend its stage to China or Asia.
For the animation part, Katsuya Kikuchi who has handled original pictures and choreographies for various works is selected as a director and Seven Arcs Pictures that is working on “DOG DAYS” and “Trinity Seven” is doing the animation production!
They will be broadcasting anime along with the TV program in which casts appear as “Hybrid Anime” program which is unpreceded in the industry.
Prior to anime broadcast, the teaser PV (URL : https://youtu.be/XVx-W15Fe3s) has been released
Starting from August, a web radio program “Idol Memories, Kanon Private Academy Broadcasting Club” will be broadcasted on “Onsen”, an internet radio station, and the Niconico Live Broadcast with casts will start at the same time.
Focus your eyes on the idol project that will unify Asia!!
―I will become No.1 at the “Idol League” that will be held over VR space!
The story features a future world in which you can enjoy realistic travel experiences or live experiences while being at home with a high-speed internet communication and advancement in VR technology.
In this world, idol activities are now mainly conducted over VR space via internet and idol needs are so huge that there is the “Idol League” being held to determine the No.1 idol.
Many schools for training idols are being established all over the world and “Kanon Private Academy” is one of them that used to produce many popular idols but now the school is not doing good in the “Idol League”.
The two units that consist of unique aspiring idols that entered this academy from all over the world are fighting each other to the top of the “Idol League”!
TV anime broadcast will start on TOKYO MX in October, 2016!
★Official Website : http://idol-memories.com *Teaser PV is being distributed on the official website!
★Official Twitter : Information account @idolmemories_pr / Kanon Academy Public Relations account @kanon_press
★Web Radio Program “Idol Memories, Kanon Private Academy Broadcasting Club” will be distributed via the internet radio station “Onsen” starting from AugustWEB
★Niconico Live Broadcast will start from mid-August and it will be broadcasted once every month (scheduled)
Vivi Lin : Moe Toyota
Vivi is an honest, bright inspiring person of StarRing. She is aiming for the center position with her voice trained by singing at Karaoke. She is from Shanghai, China. Her dream is to perform a triumph live in China.
Sena Hattori : Marika Hayase
Sena is the oldest member of StarRing who claims to be a leader. Betraying her smart-look appearance, she is a natural airhead. She loves Lego blocks and boasts that she can make anything with them.
Kokona Hayakawa : Yuu Kimura
Kokona is a girl with cuteness you would expect from an idol. She is aiming to become an idol like her great-grandmother who was a stage actress.
Inside her smile, strong passion is hidden. She has an overseas experience in China.
Miku Kajiwara : Mayu Sagara
Miku is the youngest member as well as the leader of Shadow. She is serious but reliable girl. She usually acts like an adult but sometimes shows her childish aspects. Even though she is the youngest member, she acts like a straight girl in comedy.
Yucho La : Ruriko Aoki
Yucho is a slacking girl who wants to become an idol but doesn’t want to put any efforts onto it. Even her room in the dormitory is being cleaned by other members. She is very close to the husky, her pet. She is from Dalian in China.
Nanami Hoshi : Riko Kohara
Nanami is a shy, cute girl with stranger anxiety. Her hoppy is collecting figures and goods and she is an indoor-type person who is good at programming. She has good eyes but sometimes wears glasses.
Original : Happy Elements Asia Pacific
Director : Katsuya Kikuchi
Series composition & story : Hiroshi Oonogi
Character design & general animation director : Suzuna Okuyama
Original character design : Graphinica, Inc.
Art background : Tezuka Production
3DCG : Tetra Animation
Director of audiography : Chikako Yokota
Sound production : Grow Vision
Animation production : Seven Arcs Pictures
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