TV (13 eps)
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With all forms of entertainment banned, a group of bold young women do the unthinkable: resurrect a legendary J-Pop band, forming an all new Band of Sisters known as AKB0048! But these rockin' rebels aren't just singers. They're trained in combat as well as choreography and willing to sacrifice their lives for intergalactic harmony. As the new recruits enter basic training, the veterans provide the musical soundtrack and pass their batons and battle gear to a new generation of daring divas.

Source: Sentai Filmworks

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on May 23, 2012
Score 4/10

The season before this show aired, we had Black Rock Shooter, (BRS) a title made for similar reasons: To sell via name and to appeal to its established audience. AKB0048 (AKB) is made just to cater the fans of the homonymous teen idol group and nothing more. Not only that, but unlike BRS which had a pseudo-serious premise to attract the unsuspected, AKB doesn’t even try.

The story is completely... read more

TheNextrumProject's avatar by TheNextrumProject on May 2, 2014
Score 4/10

Spoilers (Duh) Historia Unas morrillas que vieron un concierto de AKB0048 hace muchos años unen sus sueños y bla bla bla, crecen, pasan cosas y finalmente se unen a AKB  haciendo un tipo de casting alrededor del universo para reclutar morrillas como ellas. Es una historia demasiado sencilla, aunque con sus temas de terrorismo del entretenimiento y demás tratan de darle más... read more

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AKB0048 Next Stage TV 2013 Sequel

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AKB49 - Renai Kinshi Jourei 2010
AKB0048 - Episode 0 2011
AKB48 Satsujin Jiken 2012



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