The second promotional video for AKB0048, a radio anime desirous by and starring a all-female statue organisation AKB48, began streaming on Friday. The three-minute video introduces a real-life AKB48 members’ roles as a newest AKB0048 trainees and includes clips of a try-out process.
The 9 AKB48 members who will play AKB0048‘s newest category of trainees to turn a subsequent stars are:
- Sayaka Nakaya (AKB48 Team A) will voice 13-year-old Orine Aida
- Amina Satō (AKB48 Team B) will voice 14-year-old Yuuka Ichijō
- Sawako Hata (SKE48 Team KII) will voice 14-year-old Suzuko Kanzaki
- Sumire Satō (AKB48 Team B) will voice 17-year-old Mimori Kishida
- Haruka Ishida (AKB48 Team B) will voice 15-year-old Kanata Shinonome
- Kumi Yagami (SKE48 Team S) will voice 10-year-old Sonata Shinonome
- Mayu Watanabe (AKB48 Team B) will play 13-year-old Chieri Sono
- Karen Iwata (AKB48 Trainee) will voice 13-year-old Nagisa Motomiya
- Mao Mita (NMB48 Team M) will voice 16-year-old Makoto Yokomizo
Kana Ueda, Mamiko Noto, Ryoko Shiraishi, Yukari Tamura, Yui Horie, Akemi Kanda, Miyuki Sawashiro, Ayako Kawasumi, and Mai Nakahara will play a stream era of AKB0048. Mari Okada (AnoHana, Hanairo, Toradora!) is supervising and essay a scripts, and Mikan Ehime (Macross Frontier, Gravion Zwei) is conceptualizing a characters. Yoshimasa Hiraike (Working!!/Wagnaria!!, Amagami SS, Sketchbook ~full color’S~) is a tangible hands-on executive of a anime during Satelight (Macross Frontier, Aquarion, Shugo Chara!).
Shoji Kawamori, a co-creator of a Macross franchise and a co-director of Macross: Do You Remember Love?, is a plan planner and a arch director, and Toshimichi Ootsuki (Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone) is a executive producer. AKB48 writer Yasushi Akimoto himself is formulation and supervising a project.
The story is set in post-apocalyptic, total future, when a organisation called AKB0048 assumes a name of a mythological statue organisation from a past. AKB0048 binds riotous concerts to fight a Super Galactic Alliance’s Entertainment Prohibition Law.
The array will premiere in Japan on Apr 29.