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The 77th gen are preparing for their first handshake event after releasing their promo video. However, Orine receives a strange video that could spell disaster for the group.
In a dystopian future where music is illegal, a group of young hopefuls band together to defy the government to bring music back into the hearts of the citizens!
Nagisa, Orine and Yuka are aboard a ship bound for the auditions where they meet others with the same goal. Along the way, Nagisa encounters a stranger with chilling advice.
All the applicants are gathered, and the hopeful idols begin training. Much to their surprise, training includes combat skills and self-defense.
The 77th gen trainees arrive on Akibastar, where they are brought to see an AKB concert. It is then when Kanata reveals her reasons to join the group
The trainees are given a day off from their lessons. The girls split off into various groups doing various activities with their seniors.
Kanata, Mimori, Chieri and 76th gen understudy Megumi are chosen to be stand-ins for the next concert, provoking jealousy among the other members.
Kanata, Mimori, Chieri and the other understudies are asked to stand-ins for their next concert. The concert is on a planet with a total ban on entertainment.
Kanata is asked to fill in for Minami due to her injuries. In a planet with an entertainment ban, a group of young fans are looking forward to their concert.
A gravure shoot has been scheduled for all the members, including the understudies. Makoto is concerned about her appearance, and Suzuko gets creative to help her out.
It is announced that the understudies will make their debut performance on Nagisa, Orine, and Yuka's home planet.
Nagisa, Orine, and Chieri managed to evade capture from the DES with the help of the WOTA. They offer to help rescue Nagisa's father.
The curtain finally rises on the trainees' debut performance and Tsubasa recalls what Atsuko taught her.
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