Virtual group will release VR music videos for smart phone apps, Oculus Rift, and other systems
Kodansha is teaming up with Polygon Pictures to create Hop Step Sing!, an idol music project specifically designed to be experienced via virtual reality systems.
The staff for the Hop Step Sing! project include:
- Character design, stage concept design: tanu (original character designer for Tari Tari)
- Music, lyrics, and arrangement: Yashikin (F.M.F.)
- Music producer: Lantis (Love Live! School Idol Project)
The cast for the Hop Step Sing! project include:
Maria Sashide as Niina Nijikawa.
Mariko Toribe as Shikiri Shiishiba.
And Natsumi Hioka as Mikasa Minowa.
The first VR music video for the group, entitled "Kiseki-teki Shining!" ("Miracle-like Shining!"), is scheduled to be released for VR smart phone apps in the Summer season of 2016, with later entries following for systems such as the Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive systems.
Official Hop Step Sing! home page
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