NPE: DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 to be continued (DVD)
NEW PEOPLE Entertianment
This documentary follows the unstoppable all-female Japanese idol group, AKB49. With a complicated balance of competition and friendship among the members, their bond is strong. The footage was taken from over 1000 hours of recorded videos throughout 2010 and includes personal interviews with select members revealing each of the girls' struggle, joy, growth, and dream.
Senior Executive Producer: Shunji Iwai
Producer: Yasushi Akimoto
Director: Yuri Kanchiku
2011 / Japan / 120 min / Japanese with English Subtitles