When I watched the famous "Danketsu" video years ago, it was notable how much importance the members of 765PRO cast placed on the Leader, even if they ultimately decided against having one. So I was quite ready for the Takamina story in AKB0048.
Interesting book... No manga, but the interview with the director is there. Karen Iwata is in the center of lower row at the cover, I think — those 3D faces confuse me. Surprisingly young-looking for the voice, if it's her.
Take it from a seiyuus ignoramus: one of the biggest things that I marked about AKB0048 01 was how Nagisa's voice was far too big for her character, even after the 4-year timeskip. The effect is somewhat similar to what many were observing about Urabe (CV: Ayako Yoshitani). The most …
I already blogged Nova, who spoke to my sensibilities. Nothing about Nova's narrative changed after seeing the material for myself, but I am not entirely satisfied for other reasons and tried to find some good naysaying. Unfortunately, the pickings were slim.