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Junko Konno
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The beautiful zombie with a sad expression.

The legendary idol who ignited the idol boom during the 80s and overwhelmed the world. While she's reserved and sheltered, she has a strong conviction as an idol and is the best singer among the seven. However, she is bad at dancing.

Tae keeps biting her on multiple occasions, and she tries to run away from her.


Junko Konno (紺野 純子, Konno Junko) was an idol from the 80s whose popularity caused the idol boom of said decade. She died in 1983 in a plane crash. She's also a member of the idol group Franchouchou.

She is titled as the Legendary Showa Idol (伝説の昭和アイドル, Densetsu no Shōwa aidoru)

Appearance

Junko has short white hair that curls in near the bottom with her bangs are bunched together in the middle and icy-blue eyes. Like the others, she has grayish-blue skin and red eyes as a zombie and stitches all over her body with different skin tones in each section make her somewhat like a homage to Frankenstein's Monster.

Normally, Junko wears a navy blue sailor's dress with white accent lines and a white tie. She also supports white socks and black shoes. As an idol, Junko wears a purple and white top along with a short, white skirt.

Personality

Junko seems to be calm, collected, little shy, but also a little serious if not daring. This serious side is shown when she tries to escape the mansion, collaborates with Saki Nikaidō and Sakura Minamoto in going in the Hot Springs, and when it comes to idols. She seems prone to panic whenever something disturbing happens. Because of the different time period she lived in, her views of Idols contrast from modern times.

Synopsis

Early Life

Junko was an idol from the Showa period who operated in the 70s. Like an idol, she participated in many activities including shows and singing concerts, eventually reaching renown popularity. In her time when she was alive, the concept of idols were recently created and Junko was under the belief she can't reveal too much of herself by interacting with strangers, including her fans. One day, while traveling by plane on her way to a tour, her plane suddenly crashed and Junko died in the accident.

Years later, her body was recovered by Kotaro Tatsumi and revived her as a zombie to take her into his zombie idol project.

Etymology

  • The name Junko means "pure, clean, simple" (純) (jun) and "child" (子) (ko).
  • Junko's surname Konno means "navy blue" (紺) (kon) and "field, wilderness" (野) (no).

Trivia

  • Junko was 19 at the time of her death.
    • Based on the timeline, Junko's actual age is 54 as she remarked in Episode 6 that she would have been a grandmother if she was still alive.
  • Junko's death is similar to that of Kyu Sakamoto's death on how he died in the crash of Japan Airlines Flight 123.
  • Junko died three months after her nineteenth birthday.
  • Junko has same cup size and body type as Ai Mizuno, together having one of most slimmest figures in group.

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References

Characters list
Kōtarō Tatsumi  •  Sakura Minamoto  •  Saki Nikaido  •  Ai Mizuno  •  Junko Konno  •  Yugiri  •  Tae Yamada  •  Lily Hoshikawa  •  Policeman A  •  Romero
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