Japanese talent agency Amuse has begun accepting entries for “Amuse Multilingual Artists Audition 2”. Anyone from age 6 to 30 who can speak at least 2 different languages including Japanese is welcome to apply. Deadline: Sunday, December 3, 2017 (Sun) 23:59 Tokyo time.
Watch the sample application video from Amuse talent Serina Sugiyama, who delivers her message in Japanese, Spanish, and English. Born on September 24, 1997, Serina spent her early age in the United States and grew up in Mexico. She currently utilizes her English, Mexican, and Japanese skills in three TV programs where she appears regularly: Nippon TV’s “NEWS ZERO, ” ZIP!”, and BS ASAHI’s “CNN Focus.” Serina is currently a sophomore at Sophia University in Tokyo.
[FROM THE AMUSE MULTILINGUAL ARTIST AUDITION WEBSITE:]
Amuse Multilingual Artists Audition 2
In the current world of show business, multilingual artists who speak two or more languages are expanding their presence in the rapidly-changing industry.
In both domestic or international entertainment, Amuse’s multilingual artists are actively working in various fields, such as movies, TV, radio, commercials, music, fashion, etc.
With 8 overseas subsidiaries located in the Unites States, Europe, and Asia, Amuse strives to discover and raise new talent in order to create a greater impact than ever on the global entertainment industry.
Despite of the fact that language skill is an essential part of this audition, it is more important for you to have the strong passion ““to convey the inspiration of crafting art by making your dreams come true”.
From the first Amuse Multilingual Artists Audition, 3 artists were signed with Amuse. They took the very first step of their professional careers to make each of their dreams come true. We cannot wait to present them to the world in the near future.
We’re looking forward to seeing your strong passion and infinite potential.
・Candidate: One who speaks one or more languages (in addition to Japanese)
・Age: 6-30 years old
・Nationality/ Citizenship: Any
・Genre Actor/Model/Talent/Singer/Newscaster, and more (artists with multiple talents are also welcome to apply.)
How to Apply
Applications will only be accepted via online through the computer or mobile versions of the website (Mailed submissions will NOT be accepted).
Please upload required materials. For details, please refer to the application.
・Photograph (Full-length shot & above the waist shot — 1 each; NO heavy make-up or Photoshop)
・Video (under 3 minutes, maximum file size 300MB）
・See the Application Sample Video: https://youtu.be/MVpUpzGSp1o
Tips for creating the application video
・Try to include your special abilities as well as your language skills.
・Please take the video from an angle that shows your entire body.
・Have fun expressing yourself.
More information and FAQ at: http://www.amuse-audition.jp/index_en.html
ABOUT AMUSE, INC.
Established in 1978, Amuse, Inc. is one of Japan’s largest entertainment production companies and provides management services for Japan’s top artists and actors, including the Southern All Stars (pop-rock band), Masaharu Fukuyama (singer and actor), Takeru Satoh (actor), and Haruma Miura (actor). Along with continuously expanding in the Japanese entertainment industry, Amuse Inc. is also gradually growing as an international entertainment company who is always searching for international opportunities. Amuse, Inc. has a total of 29 subsidiaries and affiliates, seven of which are located in the U.S.A., Shanghai, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and France. For the fiscal year ending March 2016, Amuse Japan’s sales were 48,924 billion yen.