It was confirmed yesterday that Mayu Watanabe, a 22-year-old member of Japanese girl idol group AKB48, will make a guest voice appearance in the upcoming 38th episode of the Mahou Tsukai PreCure!/Maho Girls PreCure! TV anime to be aired on October 23. Hit the jump for more details.
The trials and tribulations of a pair of bookstore employees is the subject for a new Japanese TV drama coming in April. Hit the jump to learn more.
Mayu Watanabe is one of the most popular members of idol group juggernaut AKB48. The video for her third solo single, "Hikaru Monotachi", offers clever special effects eye candy with a Vocaloid twist sure to please virtual idol otaku everywhere. Check it out after the jump!
After premiering at Scotland Loves Animation this month, Sunrise's (Gundam, Code Geass) adaptation of Mayumura Taku's juvenile lit sci-fi novel Nerawareta Gakuen opens in Japanese theaters on November 10th. Get a extended look at the feature after the jump.
Sunrise's adaptation of Mayumura Taku's Nerawareta Gakuen premieres at Scotland Loves Animation next month, before opening in Japan November 10th. The anime film features AKB48's Mayu Watanabe, with additional theme music by supercell. Get a look after the jump.
AKB48 recently held a meet-up at Tokyo Big Site that anime fan and B team member Mayu Watanabe said brought back memories of last summer's Comiket. "It was so hot!" This time she cosplayed as Sheryl from Macross F. Check out pics and more after the jump!