Current Line Up
On Dec. 23rd, during the Final Episode of Last Idol, the Second Season was announced. The Main Group and the 2nd Unit will Battle in Round Robin competition. The group with the highest winning percentage will record the Title Song for the 2nd Single.
In addition, each group will have their own Producers throughout the Season. The Producer for the winning group will oversee everything: the song, the costumes, and the choreography. Which group they will be paired with will be chosen by Lottery.
From L to R: Tsunku, Komuro Tetsuya, Yasushi Akimoto, Oda Tetsuro, and Sashihara Rino.
The Second Season will air on TV Asahi starting on Jan. 13th at 12 AM.
LAST IDOL is an upcoming Battle Royale survival program airing on TV Asahi that will follow female idols and their journey to debut in an Akimoto Yasushi (48G/46G Franchise, Onyanko Club) produced 7-member girl group. Aside from making stars, the program hopes to raise more awareness to idol groups that may not have had the chance to succeed in the industry.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE APPLICANTS
14-26 years old vetted through a singing, dancing, and interview process
Will include non-idols, underground idols, and idols from an already established group
7 girls will be chosen to star in episode 1, and each episode will have a challenger that will have a 1:1 battle with a girl for their seat.
- CD debut in the 7 member girl group
- A regular TV show on TV Asahi
- Being the covergirl on a weekly magazine
Expectations from people in the industry and more here:
The name of the group will be the same as the show.
Final group will be signed to Universal Music.
On October 14th, an additional Unit, "Good Tears", was introduced. It Consists of one 1st Generation Last Idol member and 4 Challengers.
On November 4th, the official 2nd Unit, "Chou Cream Rockets", was introduced. It Consists of two 1st Generation Last Idol members and 1 Challenger.