The Anime Network Adding ‘Wake Up, Girls’ Movie & TV Series

The Anime Network Adding ‘Wake Up, Girls’ Movie & TV Series In what could portend an acquisition by Sentai Filmworks in the home video realm, The Anime Network has announced that they’ll be streaming the series Wake Up, Girls as well as the movie on December 15th, 2015 on their service. It’ll be in its original Japanese language with English subtitles. It’ll be released in full at one time and be available in both SD and HD.

The feature and series both premiered in the winter 2014 season and there was a spin-off short-form series. Two feature films are currently in the process of release in Japan that follows up the original series.

Plot concept: 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…