Wake Up, Girls! Seishun no Kage

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Wake Up, Girls! Zoku Movie, Wake Up, Girls! 2, WUG! Zoku-hen, WUG! 2, Wake Up, Girls! Shadow of Youth
Japanese: Wake Up, Girls!青春の影


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 25, 2015
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Ordet, Millepensee
Source: Original
Genre: DramaDrama
Themes: Idols (Female)Idols (Female), MusicMusic
Duration: 54 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.141 (scored by 41334,133 users)
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Ranked: #35562
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Popularity: #6369
Members: 10,468
Favorites: 12

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Movie sequel of Wake Up, Girls!, announced at Wake Up, Girls! Festa.2014 Winter.

Characters & Voice Actors


Satomi, Tetsurou
Yamamoto, Yutaka
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Theme Song Lyrics, Original Creator
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Watanabe, Masaharu
Episode Director


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Oct 11, 2016
WUG has always stood out to me from the other idol anime franchises for its more realistic portrayal of the industry. The original anime made a good attempt, although it still ended up falling back to many of the cliches of its siblings. I'm happy to say that this movie does not make the same compromises in the story.

The story is the best part of the movie. There is no intense drama or complex plot here. It shows the realities of an pop group that has just made its major debut: the initial high, the change in lifestyle when working for a major label, and ...

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Anywhere I can find a fansub for this movie?
yuzuflavored - Aug 27, 2016
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