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    Tuesday December 11, 2012
  • VIDEO: Battle Between Idols and Fascism Returns in "AKB0048 next stage" Preview

    Sadly, no lightsaber microphones show up in promo

    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.

  • Monday November 12, 2012
  • "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. More after the jump!

  • Sunday July 22, 2012
  • AKB0048 Sci-Fi Anime To Be Continued in 2013

    Thirteen episode run ends with notice that sci-fi AKB48 will "see you Next stage" in 2013.

    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.

  • Monday April 30, 2012
  • VIDEO: "AKB0048" Anime Launch Trailer

    Sci-fi anime based on AKB48 kicks off on Japanese TV

    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.

  • Friday April 6, 2012
  • VIDEO: Auditions in Action in Latest "AKB0048" Anime Promo

    3-minute clip takes us behind the scenes

    AKB0048, from Macross franchise co-creator Shoji Kawamori (Macross PlusAquarion), 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.

  • Saturday March 24, 2012
  • VIDEO: AKB48 Successors in Action in "AKB0048" Anime Promo

    Series to premiere April 29th

    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!

  • Friday March 9, 2012
  • "AKB0048" Anime Cast To Include Kurapika from "Hunter x Hunter"

    Miyuki Sawashiro and others join as successors to AKB48 members

    Three cast additions to AKB0048, the AKB48 sci-fi anime, were announced today. Bump the jump to see who!

  • Friday March 2, 2012
  • "AKB0048" Anime To Premiere April 29th

    Kana Ueda and others join cast

    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!

  • Thursday February 2, 2012
  • AKB48 Reveal Cast List for "AKB0048" Anime

    Nine idols to also sing sci-fi anime's theme

    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.