Hello! Project Fantasy's THE VOICE & THE DANCE 2014 Auditions (ハロプロファンタジー THE VOICE & THE DANCE Audtinos 2014) is the first audition for Hello! Project Fantasy. It took place from January 1st 2014, to December 30th 2014. The Audition was announced on December 31st, 2013.
- Application Requirements:
- Female and male, Minimum of age 13 and maximum of 19 years of age by March 1, 2014.
- Must not currently be under contract with any agencies.
- Must have consent from legal guardian if under age.
- Application Deadline: March 1, 2014
- Total Applicants: 12,000+ Auditionees
- Training Camp Choreographer: YOSHIKO (Morning Musume's Choreographer)
- Training Camp Singing Teacher: Marron-sensei
- Broadcast: On USTREAM
The application deadline was March 1st, 2014.
The second round started on March 2nd. All profile were viewed by Tsunku, who then arbitrarily selected the ones he wanted to go onto the third round. All the candidates were interviewed as well.
On April 2nd, it was announced on the audition website that the second round was finished and continuing candidates would be contacted directly.
On April 12, the candidates gathered in Tokyo for further screening. From there, they were selected, and invited to the training camp. Trainees joined in this round.
- In this round the auditionee's had to:
- Show a special skill.
- Dance to A Light Brighter Then Love
- Give a performance to the rhythm of With or Without Egao Tomodachi
- Sing song of their choice.
The fourth round began in October 1st and ended on December 1st. The finalists were taken to a training camp from where they received dance and vocal lessons, individually recorded Egao Tomodachi and danced to First Love (2014 Ver.) in a group in front of Tsunku and the dance teacher.
5 Girls and 5 Boys were chosen
It was announced on December 30th, that no one had pass the auditions.
Tsunku stated that while all the members were good in the final rounds, none of them showed what it currently takes to be a member in any of the current major units. But even though he does see promise in them, and told them they should audition for Fantasy Kenshuusei.
- On May 13th 2015, all the finalists joined the Fantasy Kenshuusei as 6th Generation Members.
- Izumi Utako later joined JUNON 9 on July 11th, 2015.
- Fujino Kano, Isobe Takahiro and Ogata Naoto later on joined Ace of Spades on August 2nd 2015.
- Ono Anbi and Kim Seolyoon later on joined Queen of Hearts on August 11th 2015.
- Ouchi Hoshiko later on left the program to join the tranee program Hello Pro Idol and then later on joined the group PLATINUM♦COIN on January 2, 2016.
- Ishimoto Fuki later on joined KiSeKi on February 1, 2016.
- Tsunku along with Genki Girls Club! leader Shiho Nozomi and A.L.C.H.E.M.I.S.T leader Jung Hansol helped in choosing the members.