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  1. Must be willing to work as Crystal Lake’s vocalist, regardless of gender, age, or nationality.

  2. Must be able to make time to participate in the audition screening dates designated in advance. 

  3. Must be able to submit each stage’s respective tasks within their respective deadlines.

  4. Must be able to consent to the filming of their audition and uploading of the resulting footage to YouTube. 

  5. Must be willing to respond to e-mail and/or phone corresponding to the announcement of each phase’s results.

* We will contact those who pass each screening by e-mail, but it is mandatory to reply to the confirmation e-mail.

If we do not hear from you by the reply deadline specified in the notification email, we will treat your application as unsuccessful and send you a withdrawal email.

Entry Period


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  • The audition screening will be uploaded on YouTube. Applicants and members will be filmed during various points in the audition process. 

  • Auditions will be evaluated by Crystal Lake members (YD, Gaku, Mitsuru, TJ) and Team Staff. (Only the results of the evaluation by members will be announced, and the evaluation process itself will not be disclosed.)

  • More details regarding the business contract (including visa if necessary) with the band will be discussed during the audition process. 

  • All expenses incurred in connection with the audition participation will be borne by the applicant. (Transportation expenses, recording expenses, etc.) Please note that Crystal Lake will bear the cost of facility expenses such as the studio used for the face-to-face parts of the audition.

  • At the final stage of the screening process, if it turns out that no one person meets Crystal Lake’s requirements for a vocalist, it will be announced that no one was selected. 

  • In order to proceed with the auditions, it is necessary to set aside time in your schedule and show up at the designated place during the following times:

  1. November 2, 2022 (Wednesday) 10:00-19:00 JST

  2. November 14, 2022 (Monday) 9:00-24:00 JST

  3. November 15, 2022 (Tuesday) 0:00-24:00 JST

  4. November 16, 2022 (Wednesday) 00:00-12:00 JST

  5. December 1, 2022 (Thursday) 10:00-22:00 JST

  6. December 3, 2022 (Saturday) 19:00-20:00:JST

​Vocalist Conditions

  1. Ability to treat band members, staff, family and friends with respect and dignity. Be prepared to properly communicate with all relevant parties. 

  2. Ability to express yourself and sing without being bound by the existing conceptual limits of Crystal Lake, and grow as an individual through the music.

  3. Ability to write your own lyrics and vocal lines/patterns.

  4. Ability to sing Crystal Lake’s existing catalogue.

  5. Being able to commit to participating in Crystal Lake as a main member, and being able to go on long-term domestic and international tours to perform live shows.

  6. Be able to communicate in Japanese. (At least around a JLPT N3 level) 

  7. Ability to attend studio rehearsals, meetings, and promotional activities in Japan. (Must be able to either live in Japan or come to Japan frequently for these matters)


Entry period has ended.
Thank you very much!

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