84 rookie voice actresses had competed for the main roles for a year
The final round of the audition for the main voice cast members for a new idol anime project "Idolls! / Idol Survival" was held in Tokyo on March 31, 2020. The event was live-streamed on YouTube, and its four winners: Aina Rutou, Ami Mizuno, Shiori Hanaoka, and Ruka Yashiro were chosen by a real-time poll by viewers and judges, as well as online voting based on the previously posted examination videos.
"Idolls! / Idol Survival" is the first idol anime to be created by Shin-ei Animation (Doraemon and Crayon Shin-chan), using its skills and knowledge that it has developed so far. And the "Idolls Project" is an open audition in which 84 rookie voice actresses had competed to be the anime's main voice cast members by challenging various videos and projects on the YouTube channel 'What's Sei You?" , which was co-opreaded with the major voice actor agency 81 Produce, for about one year.
How and when the anime is distributed will be announced at a later date.
Teaser visual for the anime "Idolls! / Idol Survival"
"Idolls Project" PV:
The audition's final round live-streaming video:
The four winners' examination videos for the final round: