ARP Backstage Pass
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ARP is a four-person AR dance and vocal group created by the latest AR technology. Making their debut with Avex, they’re a new sensational idol group that’s characterized by audience participation as their high-level songs and dance configurations will change based on talking with the audience and fan support. And now, they’re going to become an anime! This is ARP Backstage Pass.
Characters & Voice Actors
Shinji Kanou: Shinji
Born from a prominent composer and an opera singer, he received a gifted education in violin, ballet, and figure skating from an early age. After graduating from junior high school, he entered ISM Yokohama School, which is famous as an artist training school, at the recommendation of his parents. He’s the leader in ARP who can do everything. He also calls his fans ‘Princesses’ and ‘Knights’.
Daiya Koumoto: Daiya
He’s a member of ARP's male duo unit REBEL CROSS. He lost his parents when he was young and grew up in a facility. He formed an independent band called CROSS BONE with Rage, a close friend from elementary school. He has experience in international street dance competitions and also designs ARP costumes, accessories, and goods. He acts sort of like a big brother no matter what sport he plays.
Leon Fujiwara: Leon
He has a Japanese father and a Brazilian mother. Born in Kobe, he left home and entered ISM Yokohama School, and lives in the student dormitory there. He boasts a four-octave vocal range and superior dance moves on top of looking like a model which attracts the production’s attention. He also works on songwriting. The difference between his normal impression and when he’s performing is really attractive.
Rage Hida: Rage
A member of ARP's male duo unit REBEL CROSS. At the age of 14, he formed CROSS BONE, an indie band of W vocals, that could be said to be the predecessor making REBEL CROSS with his best friend, Daiya. He won various contests, earning him the name ‘Bounty Hunter’. He was scouted by AR production on the condition he enter ISM. He has excellent grades, hates to lose with a burning passion, and also produces music.
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