The Oricon news source listed
the main staff for the previously revealed
television anime with members of the idol group AKB48
Planning, Supervision: Yasushi Akimoto
Original Planning, Chief Director: Shoji Kawamori
(Macross: Do You Remember Love?
, Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa
Series Script Editor, Scriptwriter: Mari Okada
, Hana-Saku Iroha
Character Design: Mikan Ehime
Director: Yoshimasa Hiraike
, Amagami SS
, Sketchbook ~full color'S~
Executive Producer: Toshimichi Ootsuki (New Evangelion
Animation Production: Satelight
, Shugo Chara!
The anime will center around nine idol candidates who aspire to be "legendary idols," in the motif of AKB48
's real-life sōsenkyō
(general election) Top 8. Update:
More information added.