"Lucky Star" Anime Creators Reunite for "Wake Up Girls"

Project auditioning girls for anime tied to earthquake affected region

A bit of week in anime catch-up here. avex entertainment has announced that controversialanime director Yutaka "Yamakan" Yamamoto (Lucky Star episodes 1-4, Fractale) will be reuniting with Lucky Star writer Touko Machida and composer Satoru Kousaki on a new anime. 


avex (To Love-Ru) and talent agency 81 Produce have  been begun auditioning girls to be idols, featured in this new Wake Up Girls anime. The anime is expected to tie into the earthquake affected North Eastern region of Tohoku. Japan.

Yutaka Yamamoto

Touko Machida

Satoru Kousaki

Project supporters Emiri Kato (Lucky Star's Kagami Hiiragi, Nisemonogatari's Mayoi Hachikuji, Yuruyuri's Sakurako) and  Kaori Fukuhara (Lucky Star's Tsukasa Hiiragi)

via Yaraon



Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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