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Shin-Chan meets AKB48

That’s right AKB48 fans, everyone’s favourite 48 girl Japanese idol group will be meeting Japanese anime icon Shin-Chan in a forthcoming episode of the popular anime Crayon Shin-Chan in which many of the girls will cameo.

Pictures have leaked online of the episode and the girls at the studio where they recorded their lines for the episode. You can check them out below to see with the AKB48 girls look like in the iconic Shin-Chan art style. It is currently unknown when the AKB48 cameoing episode of Crayon Shin-Chan will air.

The hugely popular girl band will also be performing the official theme song for the 20th Shin-Chan film which will premiere in cinemas across Japan on the 14th of April. What do you think of this unexpected crossover? Let us know in the shoutbox and comments section.

Luke Halliday
Luke Halliday
Senior Editor & Anime Specialist