TSUKIPRO released today a special video with some introductions as well as shed more light about the upcoming VAZZROCK releases.
VAZZROCK is the newest 2.5D project by Tsukipro. The cast includes 12 characters spit into 2 bands: Vazzy and Rock Down. Those 12 characters represent different precious stones. Besides this and in regards to the interactions between this series and others under Tsukipro, it is mentioned that VAZZROCK‘s members are on good terms (some even friends) with some members of SQ and ALIVE. VAZZROCK, SQ and ALIVE all share the same dormitory.
The video released today introduces both bands and its characters.
The two bands are the following:
Vazzy, a band with a dangerous and powerful sound/appeal. This band consists of Tarusuke Shingaki (leader), Yusuke Kobayashi, Masahiro Yamanaka, Yusuke Shirai, Tsubasa Sasa and Shun Horie.
Rock Down is a band in which freedom and individuality are common. The band consists of Yukitoshi Kikuchi (leader), Yoshiaki Hasegawa, Takuya Sato, Taito Ban, Takuya Masumoto and Keisuke Koumoto.
Both bands will participate in three different projects:
bi-color (Starting in late February 2018)
- Released monthly
- 12 releases, one for each character
- Releases 1 to 6 are from Vazzy
- Releases 7 to 12 are from Rock Down
- All these releases have 3 tracks: 1 solo song, 1 drama track & 1 duet
The releases and stones are the following:
- Vol 1 – Amethyst – Tarusuke Shingaki & Yusuke Kobayashi
- Vol 2 – Pearl – Yusuke Kobayashi & Yusuke Shirai
- Vol 3 – Topaz – Yusuke Shirai & Masahiro Yamanaka
- Vol 4 – Ruby – Masahiro Yamanaka & Tsubasa Sasa
- Vol 5 – Citrine – Tsubasa Sasa & Shun Horie
- Vol 6 – Peridot – Shun Horie (Vazzy) & Yukitoshi Kikuchi (Rock Down leader)
- Vol 7 – Diamond – Yukitoshi Kikuchi & Yoshiaki Hasegawa
- Vol 8 – Saphire – Yoshiaki Hasegawa & Takuya Sato
- Vol 9 – Emerald – Takuya Sato & Taito Ban
- Vol 10 – Aquamarine – Taito Ban & Takuya Masumoto
- Vol 11 – Hematite – Takuya Masumoto & Keisuke Koumoto
- Vol 12 – Morganite – Keisuke Koumoto (Rock Down) & Tarusuke Shingaki (Vazzy leader)
play of color (Starting in April 2018)
- Released bi-monthly
- 4 releases, 3 characters per release
- Unit drama CD + 2 songs
The four releases are still untitled but the paired trios are already known for each volume:
- Vol 1 – Tarusuke Shingaki, Tsubasa Sasa, Taito Ban
- Vol 2 – Yusuke Kobayashi, Shun Horie, Keisuke Koumoto
- Vol 3 – Yusuke Shirai, Yoshiaki Hasegawa, Takuya Masumoto
- Vol 4 – Masahiro Yamanaka, Yukitoshi Kikuchi, Takuya Sato
Unit song CD series (February and May 2018)
- 2 Releases (one for each band)
- Each release comes with drama tracks + 3 new unit songs
- Vazzy’s CD is released in February 2018
- Rock Down’s CD is released in May 2018
More details regarding all releases are going to unveiled in the upcoming months. Please be on the look out for more updates from us.
On another note:
There is confirmation of a special event titled “VAZZROCK LIVE 2018” to be held in early Fall 2018.