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    Wednesday December 4, 2019
  • McDonald’s Japan Winter Anime CM is More Heartwarming Than Its Apple Pie

    The commercial was made to promote their limited edition Japan-only Gratin Croquette Burgers

    After teasing the tasty treat last week, McDonalds Japan finally released its wintery anime CM to promote the limited time ‘Gracoro’ burgers on its YouTube channel featuring the voice talents of ex-AKB48 center Atsuko Maeda and voice actors Ayana Taketatsu (Leafa in Sword Art Online) and Aimi (Kasumi Toyama in BanG Dream!). Hit the jump and chill out by watching the video.

  • Thursday November 28, 2019
  • McDonald’s Japan Announces New Anime CM to Debut December 3

    Ex-AKB48 center Atsuko Maeda and voice actors Ayana Taketatsu and Aimi to star

    McDonalds in Japan is no stranger to using anime to promote its food or job opportunities and for this years campaign to promote their Japan-only winter-time Gratin Croquette Burgers, the company has enlisted the voice talents of ex-AKB48 center Atsuko Maeda and voice actors Ayana Taketatsu and Aimi to aid in their upcoming anime CM. Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Wednesday October 16, 2019
  • Former AKB48 Member Atsuko Maeda to Star in The Legendary Mother TV Drama Adaptation

    The story follows a legendary wizard's struggle of raising her child while saving the world

    A live-action TV drama adaptation of Kanemoto's comedy fantasy manga Densetsu no Okaasan / The Legendary Mother is set to be aired for eight episodes on NHK General TV from February 1, 2020. 28-year-old former AKB48 member Atsuko eis set to star the drama as her first serialized TV drama work after her first baby was born in March 2019. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday December 10, 2015
  • VIDEO: Ryuhei Matsuda is a Failed Punk Rocker in "Mohican Comes Home"

    Bittersweet family drama hits Japanese theaters in April of 2016

    A new trailer is available online for Mohican Comes Home, a family drama in which Ryuhei Matsuda (The Raid 2, Boys on the Run) stars as a washed-up punk rocker who moves back to rural Hiroshima after failing to make it big in Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday May 28, 2015
  • EX-AKB48 Atsuko Maeda to Play Heroine Kyoko in "Dokonjo Gaeru" TV Drama Adaptation

    Pyonkichi will be portrayed with the latest technology

    The rest of the main cast for the upcoming TV drama adaptation of Yasumi Yoshizawa's classic comedy manga in the 1970s, Dokonjo Gaeru (Gutsy Frog), including Atsuko Maeda as the main heroine Kyoko, are revealed to Japanese media today. Check the latest information after the jump.

  • Tuesday August 21, 2012
  • Atsuko Maeda’s Final AKB48 Performance to be Live Streamed

    Two time Senbatsu Election champion graduates from pop super group on August 27th

    Part of the formula of pop super group AKB48 is to graduate older girls out of the sorority while auditioning younger ones in. A big change is coming next week when 21-year-old, two time Senbatsu Election champion Atsuko Maeda leaves the group on August 27th, following AKB48's three-day Tokyo Dome concert. More on how to see her finale after the jump.

  • Sunday March 25, 2012
  • Atsuko Maeda Announces Her AKB48 Graduation

    A big announcement takes place at Saitama Super Arena concert

    The encore of AKB48's March 25 concert, "Gyoumurenraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena," was the source of an announcement that no doubt has every fan talking. Atsuko Maeda, one of the more popular members of the pop idol supergroup, announced that she will be graduating from AKB48. More after the jump!

  • Thursday January 26, 2012
  • VIDEO: "Doraemon" Live Action Toyota Commercial With AKB48's Atsuko Maeda

    Featuring the "What-If Box," Jean Reno continuing as Doraemon

    Well that was fast. It seems as though Toyota is streaming the latest Jean Reno Doraemon commercial on a region-blocked website, but some caring sharer has YouTubed it so we can all check it out. Hit the break to watch!