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William Shatner’s Favorite Love Live! Character is Umi, Apparently

William Shatner UmiWell, there’s a headline I never expected to write.

William Shatner, the Golden Globe-winning actor best known for his role as Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, has been tweeting up a storm about an unexpected topic: the idol series Love Live!.

It all began when a user tweeted at Shatner asking a “very important question” about the veteran actor’s favorite Love Live! character.

To the shock of the anime-Star Trek internet nerd confluence, Shatner actually responded. The answer? Umi.

As if to prove he wasn’t just humoring this Twitter user, Shatner then unleashed a series of follow-up tweets, letting the world know he’s not a particular fan of Maki or Nico (too stubborn) and, when it comes to Sunshine, likes Eli (partial to blondes).

https://twitter.com/WilliamShatner/status/943321625960767488

Eventually, the source of Shatner’s surprisingly deep Love Live! knowledge was revealed: his granddaughters are into it.

It’s safe to say that today, William Shatner went where no other former Enterprise captain has gone before.

Source: @xa_ky

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