"AKB0048" Anime Season Two Kicks Into Gear on January 5

The "next stage" of the idol anime gets a start date

In July the "next stage" of Shōji Kawamori's sci-fi idol anime, AKB0048, was announced for next year, but that's all we had to go on at the time. Now it looks like the pop culture saviors are set to return on January 5, 2013. 


The second season of AKB0048 is scheduled to air on tvk, HTB Hokkaido TV, TBC Tohoku Housou, Fukushima TV, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, Tele Tama, Chiba Tele, TOKYO MX, Mie TV, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, Hiroshima TV, and TVQ Kyushu Housou. As Tokyohive reports, season two will feature "speedy action scenes" and "powered up live scenes."



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.

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