ARP Backstage Pass

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Japanese: ARP Backstage Pass


Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 13, 2020 to Mar 30, 2020
Premiered: Winter 2020
Broadcast: Mondays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Dynamo Pictures
Source: Other
Genres: MusicMusic
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.561 (scored by 11151,115 users)
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Ranked: #96742
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Popularity: #6480
Members: 5,309
Favorites: 12
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ARP: A 4-member dance and vocal group created by the latest AR technology. This popular group got their start with Avex, and are unique for their interactive concerts which combine highly-skilled song and dance routines with a format that changes based on how much the fans are cheering them on.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Endou, Tetsuya
Kuwa, Yoshihito
Director of Photography
Tomonaga, Korie
Series Composition


Opening Theme

"Burn it up" by ARP

Ending Theme

“Celebrate Good Time” by ARP

Mar 31, 2020
Short_Circut (All reviews)
tl;dr: It's an "idol documentary" series through and through. As in, it straight up gives stories to each of the groups 1st album songs for promotion, rather than creating a superficial story to promote the group

ARP known as Artists Republic Performers....or Augmented Reality Performers(?) are a group of AR idols, mainly known for their 'battle system' which essentially makes all performances like a competition. AR idols aren't necessarily a new innovation, you have some like vocaloids or VTuber idols who also use AR technology to generate a fictional 3D character and perform on stage.

The main thing to note at the end of the day, is read more
Nov 19, 2020
pix13 (All reviews)
tldr; The insert-song videos are beautiful and the music is well made and catchy. It's a good introduction to the people behind ARP.

I should probably state right off of the bat that I went into this show completely blind. Most of the anime I watch is based on recommendation or what's currently popular, but this one was completely a "Let's see where this goes!" pick.
Now what the hell is an ARP?
ARP, also known as Artists Republic Performers, is an augmented reality idol project that debut back in 2016 under Avex Japan. The universe is built from an anime, a web-radio show [], and- of course- read more
Mar 18, 2020
FigaroTaiga (All reviews)
So, ARP backstage pass! One of the anime that falls under the list of people's GAYYYdar this season.
Honestly all i have to say for it is that it's good. It a pretty solid idol anime, and if you're someone into idol anime you'll like this. I will say i enjoy the music, not necessarily because i find it good but because it's relatively fun and catchy ( altho i feel the same about the songs in other idol anime ). Story wise it isn't deep. The characters have cliche backstories, but it's done well and fun to watch.
ARP actually got me into idol anime. read more
Mar 23, 2020
Phaedrah (All reviews)
The concept is really interesting, I haven't seem any shows before that take a talkshow kind of approach. When the characters are standing and chatting in the studio, it's the 'real' them, while the majority of the show is an anime about these idols. It was a bt confusing to me at first, but it makes sense. It also explains the drastic difference of animation and artstyle beween the two. It's definitely original!
I really like the chemistry between the characters while theyre doing the talkshow at the end of every episode. It feels pretty realistic and it makes the characters likeable. It also balanced out read more

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