As students, Aoi and her friends made a pact to one day create an anime together. Two years later, Aoi works in the industry and it's not quite what she thought it would be.
Aoi faces increased responsibility and stress as Segawa-san falls ill. The director decides to re-do a scene while a major deadline approaches.
The staff's workload increases due to retakes and technological issues. The deadline for Episode 4 draws closer, increasing the staff's stress.
Shizuka auditions for a role with Prussia Studio but must go up against a more popular voice actress.
Major problems threaten to ruin the production of Exodus. The team stresses out and fights with each other.
Aoi makes Honda aware of the team's troubles. Aoi and Erika discuss the differences between 3D and 2D animation.
Unexpected meetings and announcements catch Aoi by surprise. Ema deals with self-doubt over her abilities.
Aoi wonders about her future in animation. Ema continues to deal with her feelings but finds inspiration in an unlikely place.
Misa and Sizuka feel unsatisfied in their work. Aoi faces more deadline problems as work on Exodus continues.
Aoi takes a visit to the sound department and gets drawn into their work. Misa thinks about leaving her job.
Aoi faces trouble finding the right animators for the final keyframes. The deadline for the last episode approaches.
Still facing difficulty with the final scene of Exodus, Kanno helps Aoi find the right person for the job
With Exodus finished and in the can Aoi takes on her next assignment - The Third Aerial Girls Squad!
Shizuka auditions for a role in The Third Aerial Girls Squad. Members of the Production Team decide who will voice the main character.
Musashino Animation begins production on The Third Aerial Girls Squad. New problems arise that threaten to bring the show to a screeching halt.
With Nogame refusing to approve the show's character designs production completely stops. With only vague instructions to go off of the designers try again.
Musashino Animation announces The Third Aerial Girls Squad to a skeptical public. The pressure is on as they face a deadline for the promotional video.
The staff helps Kyoko with her voice acting. Aoi gets Ookura to do a scene for her but problems arise.
Aoi does some soul-searching as the stress of working on The Third Aerial Girls squad starts to get to her.
Hiraoki makes startling accusations against Midori and gets into an argument with the director over the key animator
Misa gets a chance to shine. Aoi deals with Segawa's complaints about Hiraoki, which causes more drama in the studio
Yuma and Rinko's workload becomes too much for them to handle so Yuma offers a hesitant Ema a promotion
The show is almost finished but Nogame still hasn't given his approval. Seiichi tries to reach out to him.
With the series completed, Aoi prepares to deliver the final tapes to the TV stations but things don't quite go as planned.
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