DIG-ROCK: HOUND ROAR joins the lineup + new CD series to kick off

DIG-ROCK have a new band on their lineup – HOUND ROAR – and are ready to kick off a new CD series, dice. These and more details on this article.


DIG-ROCK is a 2D rock music franchise created by TEAM Entertainment in 2019. The franchise branches out from the drama CD series, MintLip. This is a mixed media project that incorporates music with drama CDs.

DIG-ROCK counts with 3 rock bands of different backgrounds and sound.

Meet the bands

RUBIA Leopard
RUBIA Leopard

RUBIA Leopard is a popular rock band within the franchise.

It is fronted by AKANE (CV: Makoto Furukawa) and counts with guitarist KURONO (CV: Kaito Ishikawa), bassist MASHIRO (CV: Takuya Sato) and drummer HAIJI (CV: Natsuki Hanae).

So far, the band released the following CDs:

Impish Crow
Impish Crow

Impish Crow is an indie rock band fronted by TSUGUMI (CV: Yuma Uchida) with guitarist TOKI (CV: Takuya Eguchi), bassist MITSURU (CV: Wataru Hatano) and drummer HIBARI (CV: Shinnosuke Tachibana).

So far, the band released the following CDs:

HOUND ROAR is a rock band fronted by HIBIKI (CV: Toshiyuki Toyonaga), with guitarist SHOMA (CV: Ryohei Kimura), bassist TOYA (CV: Hikaru Midorikawa), keyboardist SHION (CV: Yuichiro Umehara) and drummer SOGO (CV: Takashi Kondo).

The band joined the franchise in 2021.

Complete profiles for each member can be found HERE.

New CD series: dice

It was announced during DIGP CHANNEL -SPECIAL GIG-, special event held on January 31, 2021, that RUBIA Leopard, Impish Crow and HOUND ROAD – new band part of the DIG-ROCK franchise – are going to participate in a new CD series, dice.

The release dates and titles are the following:

  • 24/03/2021 – Impish Crow “DIG-ROCK ―dice― Type:IC”
  • 28/04/2021 – RUBIA Leopard “DIG-ROCK ―dice― Type:RL”
  • 26/05/2021 – HOUND ROAR “DIG-ROCK ―dice― Type:HR”
  • 23/06/2021 – Impish Crow vs HOUND ROAR “DIG-ROCK ―dice― Type:IC×HR”
  • 28/07/2021 – RUBIA Leopard vs HOUND ROAR “DIG-ROCK ―dice― Type:RL×HR”

A promotional video is out.

More details on all these releases are going to be unveiled in the upcoming months.

All CDs are currently unavailable for pre-order at CDJAPAN.

Source: DIG-ROCK official twitter account / DIG-ROCK official website

Vanessa Silvahttps://www.handthatfeedshq.com
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder and music reviewer writing about Japanese music since 2010. Also, the only person managing everything The Hand That Feeds HQ related. In 2011, I stumbled upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus". Since then I have been writing about male seiyuu music. You may find me writing almost essays whenever music is really good (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). I also host the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).






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