STATION IDOL LATCH! unveils details on first batch of CDs

The unique STATION IDOL LATCH! franchise has news on its first 2 CDs.

Introduction

STATION IDOL LATCH! is the name of the mixed-media franchise created by AOI Pro., Amuse, and Origamix, supervised and in collaboration with JR East.

This franchise counts with a 30 character cast, with characters representing the 30 stations in the Yamamote line, the iconic train line that circles central Tokyo.

Each character has its design and personality inspired by each of the 30 neighborhoods.

STATION IDOL LATCH! is going to count with anime, manga, games, novelizations, music CDs, concerts, special events, among many other things.

A promotional video is out.

Cast

STATION IDOL LATCH! has a 30-person star-studded cast. The project has as its “face” none other than popular seiyuu, singer and actor, Kensho Ono.

Part of the cast is as follows:

  • Kensho Ono as Rion Shoji
  • Atsushi Tamaru as Yuki Shindo
  • Nobunaga Shimazaki as Mikado Aobazuku
  • Tetsuei Sumiya as Rui Utsusemi
  • Masahiro Ito as Miharu Suwa
  • Ryota Aoyama as Yuya Taketsune
  • Yohei Azakami as Mario Takara
  • Tomohiro Yamaguchi as Ryo Tonari
  • Shogo Yano as Hayate Kita
  • Tomohito Takatsuka as Satsuki Hanabusa
  • Yuki Inoue as Daichi Takaiwa
  • TAKUYA as Shio Momose
  • Hidenori Takahashi as Tsumugi Aeba
  • Hiroaki Miura as Akira Godai
  • Issei Furuta as Hajime Ichijo
  • Tsuyoshi Koyama as Toshisato Haburi
  • Sho Karino as Wataru Minato
  • Kazuhiko Inoue as Tetsumichi Udaka
  • Gakuto Kajiwara as Yuuri Takanashi

The rest of the cast is going to be announced in the future.

CD releases

STATION IDOL LATCH!‘s theme song LATCH! ~それが未来の扉~ (LATCH! ~ Sore ga mirai no tobira ~) was released on 01/07/2021. The song is performed by Kensho Ono, Atsushi Tamaru, and Nobunaga Shimazaki.

Since then, 2 CDs were announced. Below are details on both.

STATION IDOL LATCH! 01

STATION IDOL LATCH! 01 is scheduled to be released on 18/08/2021, available in regular and limited editions.

The cover art is the following:

STATION IDOL LATCH! 01

The tracklist is the following:

1 - Ai for you (performed by Ryota Aoyama, Tetsuei Sumiya, Masahiro Ito)
2 - Way Up High (Kensho Ono, Atsushi Tamaru, and Nobunaga Shimazaki)
3 - Two as One (Tomohiro Yamaguchi, Yohei Azakami)
4 - Voice Drama「フリースタイル街紹介バトル勃発!?」
5 - Voice Drama 「レジェンドがレジェンドである理由 」
6 - Voice Drama 「ライブ衣装のテーマは―ギラギラ!? 」

The full music versions of “Ai for you“, “Way Up High” and “Two as One” are out.

Short previews of all songs are out.

The highlight medley is out.

On CDJAPAN, pre-orders come with the following bonuses:

First Press Detaila trading card randomly selected from eight kinds
External BonusB3-size poster

STATION IDOL LATCH! 02

STATION IDOL LATCH! 02 is scheduled to be released on 08/09/2021, available in regular and limited editions.

The cover art is the following:

The tracklist is the following:

1 - Salt & Sugar (Shio Momose solo track)
2 - SUNRISE!! (Tetsumichi Udaka solo track)
3 - Regret (Hajime Ichijo solo track)
4 - Voice Drama 「皆の前で、完璧な僕であるために」
5 - Voice Drama 「俺&僕には、あなたが必要なんです!」
6 - Voice Drama 「Mysteriousな悠吏くんの解説 Presented by 一条 肇」

The songs are performed by TAKUYA, Kazuhiko Inoue, Issei Furuta.

On CDJAPAN, pre-orders come with the following bonuses:

First Press Detaila trading card randomly selected from six kinds
External BonusPoster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8J9YDMbHm_E

STATION IDOL LATCH! 01 and 02 are available for pre-order at CDJAPAN.


SOURCE: STATION IDOL LATCH! official website

Last updated on 20/08/2021

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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