The 11 members were chosen from 3,000 participants in the "SUPER IDOL AUDITION 2017"
MusicBank announced today that its Tokyo-based group company NiitA's 11-member idol unit Advance Arc Harmony will release their major debut single "Ima, Kimi to Ikiteiru" (Now, I am living with you) from Tokuma Japan Communications on January 9, 2019, and that Kyo Takada, known for his composing works for μ's (Love Live!), serves as executive producer. The news was also revealed at the "go to 2019" held at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo yesterday.
The 11 members were chosen from 3,000 participants in the "SUPER IDOL AUDITION 2017" in the fall of 2017.
In addition to μ's' hit songs (from their debut single "Bokura no LIVE Kimi tono LIFE" to final single "MOMENT RING"), Takada has worked for various anime series (The [email protected], Bakuon!, Uma Musume Pretty Derby, etc.) and voice actress units (Aqours, StylipS, Milkey Holmes, sphere, etc.).
This is his first producing work for a real idol unit.
Advance Arc Harmony members:
(Asuka Aikawa, Rino Sasaki, Wakana Uehara, Makoto Makino, Hitomi Noda, Tsukushi Fukumoto,
Kana Washiyama, Emiri Yajima, Yuuki Kamiya, Akari Yoshihara, Mira Tomoda)
"Ima, Kimi to Ikiteiru" CD single jacket
Photos from "go to 2019"
Source: MusicBank press release