After revealing the first promotional video, the second promotional video for AKB48’s anime ‘AKB0048‘ has been revealed.
The plot of the story is that the girls of AKB0048 are labeled as “terrorists” and attacked, but they fight back in order to protect their stage, fans, and citizens. The story takes place in Star Calendar 0048, where the 77th generation research students are about to come forth.
The nine research students from the 77th generation will be played by members of the AKB48 family and the legendary AKB48 members will be played by famous voice actresses. You can see some of the voice acting being recorded in the trailer below.
Maeda Atsuko (13th Generation) – Sawashiro Miyuki
Oshima Yuko (9th Generation) – Kanda Akemi
Kashiwagi Yuki (6th Generation) – Horie Yui
Watanabe Mayu (3rd Generation) – Tamura Yukari
Kojima Haruna (8th Generation) – Noto Mamiko
Takahashi Minami (5th Generation) – Shiraishi Ryoko
Itano Tomomi (11th Generation) – Ueda Kana
Miyazawa Sae (10th Generation) – Nakahara Mai
Akimoto Sayaka (10th Generation) – Kawasumi Ayako
Aida Orine – Nakaya Sayaka (AKB48 Team A)
Ichijo Yuka – Sato Amina (AKB48 Team B)
Kanzaki Suzuko – Hata Sawako (SKE48 Team KII)
Kishida Mimori – Sato Sumire (AKB48 Team B)
Shinonome Kanata – Ishida Haruka (AKB48 Team B)
Shinonome Sonata – Yagami Kumi (SKE48 Team S)
Sono Chieri – Watanabe Mayu (AKB48 Team B)
Motomiya Nagisa – Iwata Karen (AKB48 Team 4)
Yokomizo Makoto- Mita Mao (NMB48 Team M)
The series will open on April 29th.