Ranked #2750
Wake Up, Girls!

Wake Up, Girls!


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2014 to Mar 29, 2014
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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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...

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Prequel: Wake Up, Girls! Shichinin no Idol

Characters & Voice Actors

Hayashida, Airi
Hayashida, Airi
Nagano, Airi
Nagano, Airi
Hisami, Nanami
Hisami, Nanami
Yamashita, Nanami
Yamashita, Nanami
Katayama, Minami
Katayama, Minami
Tanaka, Minami
Tanaka, Minami
Kikuma, Kaya
Kikuma, Kaya
Okuno, Kaya
Okuno, Kaya


Yamamoto, Yutaka
Director, Planning
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Kosaki, Satoru
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition, Music
Chikaoka, Sunao
Character Design

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Mar 28, 2014
Nowadays, idol music groups are a firm part of otaku culture. So it doesn't really come off as a surprise that anime more and more includes idols as a theme as well - and it does it quite successful! Wake Up, Girls! is another anime that tries to hop on the moneymaking bandwagon of idol-focused series with a huge original project including a movie, a TV series and of course lots of music. So, how does Wake Up, Girls! (WUG from now on) compete with other popular idol anime series? Not too bad, I would say.

While the 50-minute prequel movie (which you definitely should watch read more
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Mar 14, 2014
Story: 8/10
Most music genre anime starts with characters that is not an idol yet they are pretty much talented. However, this anime, the girls aren't as talented and are slowly learning to, only a few in their group are talented. And they don't start big, don't have many fans. The story is a little different from what you would have expect if you didn't read any reviews.

Art: 7/10
Good enough, their dance moves shown are pretty clear.

Sound: 9/10
I really like their performance and the OP. Very appealing to my ears. Would've preferred if they have more song.

Character: 9/10
Each character have their read more
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Both are about a young idol group rising to stardom.
Both are consider on idol's life problems

Opening Theme

#1: "Tachiagare! (タチアガレ!)" by Wake Up, Girls! (eps 1-2)
#2: "7 Girls War" by Wake Up, Girls! (eps 3-12)

Ending Theme

"Kotonoha Aoba (言の葉 青葉)" by Wake Up, Girls!

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