Love idol music juggernaut AKB48 or hate them, you have to respect the complete craziness of Macross co-creator Shoji Kawamori's sci-fi version, AKB0048. Following galactic war and ecological disaster, the remnants of humanity live under a regime that has banned art and music. 48 years later, a new idol group undertakes a terrorist campaign to free the humans. Get a look at the second part after the jump.
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. More after the jump!
AKB0048, Macross co-creator Shōji Kawamori's strange sci-fi about pop group AKB48 in a distopian future where pop culture has been banned, has ended its 13 episode run with a notice telling viewers that they'll "See you Next stage" in 2013. More after the jump.
With AKB0048 just starting in Japan, a final preview tries to prepare you for Macross co-creator Shoji Kawamori's anime about idol group AKB48 in a dystopian future in which pop music has been banned. Check it out after the jump.
AKB0048, from Macross franchise co-creator Shoji Kawamori (Macross Plus, Aquarion), puts a sci-fi spin on the all-female idol group this spring, and the latest trailer shows some behind the scenes action. Check out anime footage, along with a look at the audition process, after the jump.
The AKB48 anime with Shoji Kawamori directing, AKB0048, is a little over a month away, but finally you can see what the new girls look like in action. Catch the clip after the break!
Three cast additions to AKB0048, the AKB48 sci-fi anime, were announced today. Bump the jump to see who!
The AKB48 sci-fi anime, AKB0048, is almost at hand! "I want you, I need you," I'll watch you—starting April 29th. Check out some additional cast members (with pics!) after the break!
Following a public audition, a cast for AKB0048, the sci-fi anime based on pop idol troupe AKB48, has been selected. See which members of which groups made it after the jump.