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 idol anime named Wake Up, Girls! avex (To Love-Ru) and talent agency 81 Produce auditioned girls for the anime, set to tie into the earthquake affected North Eastern region of Tohoku, Japan.
The series follows a failing talent agency who makes one last bid to stay in business by introducing a new idol group into an industry already embroiled in a war of girl bands.
A new visual looks a lot the like one, but has the girls now facing the viewer, instead of away.
And, after auditioning 2,000 candidates, the cast of new voice acting talents were introduced
Hayashida Airi: Airi Erinado
Mayu Shimada: Mayu Yotsuoka
Minami Katayama: Miu Tanaka
Yoshino Nanase: Aoyama Kitsunou
Nanami Hisami: Nanami Yamashita
Kaya Kikuma: Kaya Nokuno
Miyu Okamoto: Miyu Takagi
Kouhei Matsuda: Shintarou Asanuma
Junko Tange: Noriko Hidaka