It looks like these stars will be tackling stage and screen at the same time!
Earlier today, the official Wake Up, Girls! website revealed three new voice actresses for the upcoming Wake Up, Girls! Shin Shō (Wake Up, Girls! New Chapter) TV series.
The following roles were confirmed:
- Ayumi Hayashi: Koko Hayashi
- Otome Morishima: Yūka Morishima
- Itsuka Atsugi: Nanami Atsugi
The three actresses, who won their roles in this year’s “Avex x 81 Produce Wake Up, Girls! Audition Dai-3-Kai Anisong Vocal Audition”, will make up in-show idol unit “Run Girls, Run!” Moreover, the girls will also band together in a real-life idol unit under the same name.
Record label Avex opened a website for the unit, which features a video of the girls dancing to Tachiagare!.
A visual featuring the new characters was also unveiled, which you can check out below:
In addition to the main visual, characters visuals for the new cast members were revealed:
Wake Up, Girls! Shin Shō will hit Japanese TV in October. Shin Itagaki will replace Yutaka “Yamakan” Yamamoto as director at Millepensee. Miyuki Sugawara will replace Sunao Chikaoka, who is now credited with “Original Character Design.” The scripts and original story are credited to Green Leaves.
The team of Satoru Kousaki and monaca will return to compose the soundtrack at Dive II animation.