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“AKB0048: Next Stage” Anime Streams On Crunchyroll

Fans of Japanese super girl group AKB48 will be pleased to hear that season 2 of the highly popular anime, AKB0048: next stage, is now streaming on anime website, Crunchyroll.

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The show started streaming yesterday for Premium subscribers but if you don’t have a paid account, don’t feel left out, as the free accounts receive one week later. The anime which features 6 members across the three teams are voiced by Karen Iwata, Mayu Watanabe, Sumire Sato (A), Amina Sato, Sayaka Nakaya (K) and Haruka Ishida (B).

Some of the other members from the AKB family are also featured in the anime with SKE48 Team S member, Kumi Yagami, NMB48 Team M member,Mao Mita and SKE48 Team KII idol, Sawako Hato, all featuring.

If you don’t know what the story’s about, here’s a synopsis from Crunchyroll.

“At the start of the 21st century, an interplanetary war broke out. Earth’s ecosystem was severely damaged, and humanity was forced to flee the planet. On several planets of this new society, things that ‘disturb the heart’ like music and art are forbidden.

Before the people called ‘Idols’ fell into ruin, the legendary idol group AKB48 is resurrected as the interplanetary troupe AKB0048, made up of girls who carry on the title and spirit of the original members. Held as heroines by some and labeled as terrorists by others, they must take up arms to bring their music to their fans wherever they are.”

AKB0048 Site Streams Trailer For 2nd Season

The powerhouse that is the all girl group from Japan, AKB48, have an anime series that they inspired called, ‘AKB0048’. The official site for the show has just started to show the trailer for the show’s second season.

The next season titled, ‘AKB0048 next stage’, will begin broadcasting on January 5th following a sneak peek premiere on December 22. This early look will also be featuring the chief director, Shoji Kawamori, along with the rest of the cast.