Idol Dreams Come True in New Season of "Wake Up, Girls!"
Idol anime Wake Up, Girls! is returning to Japanese airwaves in 2017 with a new TV season featuring a new director and a new look for the girls.
The staff for the new Wake Up, Girls! TV anime includes:
- Original story and screenplay: Green Leaves
- Director: Shin Itagaki
- Original character design: Sunao Chikaoka
- Character design: Myuu Sugawara
- Music: Satoru Kōsaki, MONACA
- Music production: Dive II entertainment
- Animation production: Millepensee
The cast for the new Wake Up, Girls! TV anime includes:
Mayu Yoshioka as Mayu Shimada.
Airi Eino as Airi Hayashida.
Minami Tanaka as Minami Katayama.
Yoshino Aoyama as Yoshino Nanase.
Nanami Yamashita as Nanami Hisami.
Kaya Okuno as Kaya Kikuma.
And Miyu Takagi as Miyu Okamoto.
The earlier Wake Up, Girls! theatrical films and TV series are directed by Yutaka Yamamoto and feature animation by Tatsunoko Production, Ordet, and Millepensee. The 1st film and the 1st TV series are available via streaming on Crunchyroll, who describe the series as follows:
The era is the Idol Warring Era. This is the story of the the seven girls known as the “Wake Up, Girls,” and the hardships they face. A rather insignificant talent agency called Green Leaves Entertainment that’s located in Sendai, Japan, is about to go under. At one point, they represented magicians, gravure idols, and fortune tellers, but finally, their one remaining talent finally quits. Faced with having absolutely no one to represent, the agency president, Tange, thinks up a plan to produce an idol group.
Official Wake Up, Girls! TV anime home page