Then fall in love with the romance simulation game and all 149 idols featured in it, all over again, when it comes out a couple of days before Christmas.

Today Namco Bandai Games went on a video-posting binge and put up 12 different TV commercials for AKB1/49: Love Election (AKB1/149 恋愛総選挙), due to be released on both the PSP and PS Vita platforms later this month (December 20). Six of these commercials – a second wave of TV spots focusing on AKB48 members Minami Takahashi, Yuko Oshima, and Mayu Watanabe – were unveiled to Japanese media last week, at a Tokyo event where the game was awarded a Guinness World Record for “most pop singers featured in a video game“.

The remaining six were part of the game’s first round of TV advertisements, which showcased very briefly an assortment of confession scenes from the romance fantasy title. Unlike the new TV spots (as seen above), each version of the first wave of commercials put the spotlight on different members within the idol groups.

AKB1/49: Love Election for the PSP and PS Vita comes out in Japan December 20. The regular edition of the game goes for 7,329 yen, while the price for a limited box set edition is 14,679 yen.


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