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AKB0048 is a 2012 Japanese anime television series based on the popular AKB48 idol group. The anime is produced by Satelight, with Shoji Kawamori as chief director and writer. It began airing on April 29, 2012.

An Anime First sci-fi series based on the Real Life idol group AKB48. In a World where fun has been outlawed, a group of rebellious girls reconstitute the legendary pop-group AKB48 to fight oppression through song.

The story: at the start of the 21st century, an interplanetary war broke out. Earth's ecosystem was damaged, and humanity was forced to flee the planet. In this new society, things that "disturb the heart" like music and art are forbidden. 48 years later, a legendary idol group is resurrected as AKB0048. Labeled as terrorists, they must take up arms to defend their careers and their fans.

Tropes used in AKB0048 include: