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Watch AKB48 Test Play Their Own Sailor Zombie Arcade Game

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Video game arrived in Japanese arcades on Wednesday

The official channel for popular idol group AKB48 began streaming a video of its members playing the arcade game Sailor Zombie ~AKB48 Arcade Edition~. The game stars the idols as zombies and arrived in Japanese arcades on Wednesday.

Sailor Zombie ~AKB48 Arcade Edition~ features members of idol group AKB48 as zombies. Players are able to play alongside one out of seven members (Yuko Oshima, Mayu Watanabe, Yuki Kashiwagi, Rina Kawaei, Anna Iriyama, Mako Kojima, Miki Nishino) of the group as they work together to shoot the zombies with an antidote and turn them back into humans. Along with fighting large monsters and curing members of AKB48 from the zombie infestation, there are also in-game rhythm games that must be completed at random points throughout the story. "Gingham Check" and "Flying Get" are among the four songs available.

The 3-D zombie faces were created using a scanner to obtain the facial structures of the real AKB48 members, off which each zombie was based.

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