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Second ‘Wake Up, Girls!’ Anime Feature Scheduled With New Key Visual

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Wake Up Girls Feature 2It’s been awhile since the January 2014 theatrical debut of the Wake Up, Girls! feature alongside the debut of the TV series, and a short-form series with Wake up, Girls! ZOO, but now we’re closer than ever to the two films that are coming up later this year. While we knew previously that we’d be seeing the first part in September and the second in December, we had no locked down dates. The first film now has a formal date of September 25th, 2015, thanks to the reveal of a new key visual through a fantastic poster for the project. The first film is set to be called Wake Up, Girls! The Shadow of Youth while the second work will go with Wake Up, Girls! Beyond the Bottom.

The staff from the first film is set to return here with Yutaka Yamamoto directing it at studio Ordet based on the script by Touko Machida. Chikaoka Sunao is set to reprise their role as both character designer and animation director.

Property concept: Green Leaves Entertainment is a tiny production company on the verge of going out of business in Sendai, the biggest city in Japan’s northeastern Tohoku region. The agency once managed the careers of magicians, photo idols, fortune-tellers, and other entertainers, but its last remaining client finally quit. In danger of having zero talent (literally), the president Tange hatches an idea of producing an idol group. On the brash president’s orders, the dissatisfied manager Matsuda heads out to scout raw talent. Matsuda makes a fateful encounter with a certain girl…

Wake Up Girls Movie 2 Visual

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