1st part of 2-part film hits Japanese theaters in September, 2nd part arrives in December
Crunchyroll previously reported that the Wake Up, Girls! TV anime was receiving a sequel film in 2 parts. New information is now available: the 1st part of the film, entitled Wake Up, Girls! The Shadow of Youth, will arrive at Japanese cinemas on September 25, 2015. The 2nd part, entitled Wake Up, Girls! Beyond the Bottom, will be published in December of 2015.
In addition to the key visual above, it was also announced that limited edition 3-disc Bluray sets of both The Shadow of Youth and Beyond the Bottom will be available for purchase at the theater venues. These sets will include the movie on Bluray, the original soundtrack on audio CD, and a bonus short drama audio CD. These sets will retail for 8,640 yen ($69.55 US) including tax.
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