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Season 1 Episode 11 | TV-PG | Premiere: 7/8/2012

Return to Lancaster

It is announced that the understudies will make their debut performance on Nagisa, Orine, and Yuka's home planet.


Season 1 | 13 Episodes

E1 | Unerasable Dream

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!

E2 | The Chosen Lights

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.

E3 | Stardust Selection

All the applicants are gathered, and the hopeful idols begin training. Much to their surprise, training includes combat skills and self-defense.

E4 | I Won't Betray Their Efforts

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

E5 | Their Day Off

The trainees are given a day off from their lessons. The girls split off into various groups doing various activities with their seniors.

E6 | The First Handshake

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.

E7 | Kirara of Succession

Kanata, Mimori, Chieri and 76th gen understudy Megumi are chosen to be stand-ins for the next concert, provoking jealousy among the other members.

E8 | To Whom Does That Name Belong?

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.

E9 | Emotion Relation

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.

E10 | Miracle of the Waves

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.

E11 | Return to Lancaster

It is announced that the understudies will make their debut performance on Nagisa, Orine, and Yuka's home planet.

E12 | The Idol Who Sings of Love

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.

E13 | For Their Smiles

The curtain finally rises on the trainees' debut performance and Tsubasa recalls what Atsuko taught her.



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