Wake Up, Girls! Film Earns 10 Million Yen in 4 Days
posted on 2014-01-16 23:46 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
The Wake Up, Girls! Shichi-nin no Idol (Wake Up, Girls! The Seven Idols) film earned 10 million yen (about US$100,000) in the four days after it opened in theaters on January 10.
In the story, 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….
The film is streaming on Crunchyroll as well as the Wake Up, Girls! television anime series.