Love Live! School Idol Project (TV series)

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Love Live! School Idol Project
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Country of originJapan
No. of episodes26
Original network Tokyo MX
Original releaseJanuary 6, 2013 (2013-01-06) 
June 29, 2014 (2014-06-29)
Series chronology
List of Love Live! episodes

Love Live! School Idol Project is an anime television series produced by Sunrise in collaboration with ASCII Media Works and Lantis as part of the Love Live! franchise. The series follows a group of school girls who form an idol group in order to save their school from being shut down. The first season aired 13 episodes on Tokyo MX from January 6 to March 31, 2013. The opening theme is "Bokura wa Ima no Naka de" (僕らは今のなかで, lit. "We're Living in the Moment"), while the ending theme is "Kitto Seishun ga Kikoeru" (きっと青春が聞こえる, lit. "Surely Our Youth Will Hear Us"); both are performed by μ's (Emi Nitta, Aya Uchida, Suzuko Mimori, Yoshino Nanjō, Pile, Riho Iida, Aina Kusuda, Yurika Kubo and Sora Tokui). A second season aired from April 6 to June 29, 2014. [1] The opening theme is "It's Our Miraculous Time" [lower-alpha 1] (それは僕たちの奇跡, Sore wa Bokutachi no Kiseki, lit. "That's Our Miracle"), while the ending theme is "Donna Toki mo Zutto" (どんなときもずっと, Always No Matter What); both are performed by μ's. Both seasons are licensed in North America by NIS America and are simulcast by Crunchyroll. [4] [5] [6] An animated film, Love Live! The School Idol Movie , was released on June 13, 2015. [7]


Episode list

Season 1

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11"Come True! Our Dreams!"
Transcription: "Kanae! Watashitachi no Yume" (Japanese: 叶え!私たちの夢――)"Susume→Tomorrow" (ススメ→トゥモロウ, Susume→Tumorō, lit. "March Forward to Tomorrow") by Honoka Kōsaka (Emi Nitta), Kotori Minami (Aya Uchida) and Umi Sonoda (Suzuko Mimori)
"Private Wars" by A-Rise (Tsubasa Kira (Megu Sakuragawa), Erina Tōdō (Maho Matsunaga) and Anju Yūki (Ayuru Ōhashi))January 6, 2013 (2013-01-06) Otonokizaka Academy is announced to be closing down after everyone graduates due to lack of applicants, which comes as a shock to second year student Honoka Kōsaka, who loves the school. As she and her classmates Umi Sonoda and Kotori Minami try to think of a way to make the school more attractive to prospective students, Honoka is surprised that her younger sister Yukiho wants to go to a different school, UTX, instead of Otonokizaka. As Honoka decides to investigate UTX, she finds it attracts a lot of students due to a school idol group known as A-Rise. Honoka decides that the best way to save her school is to start an idol group themselves, although Umi isn't keen on the idea. As Honoka becomes downhearted, she spots a talented singer and pianist and redoubles her efforts, while Umi eventually gives in and, along with Kotori, joins Honoka in her endeavor. Despite their request to start an idol club being rejected by the student council president, Eli Ayase, Honoka remains determined to make it happen. 22"Let's Start Being Idols!"
Transcription: "Aidoru o Hajimeyō!" (Japanese: アイドルを始めよう!)"Start:Dash!!" by Maki Nishikino (Pile)
"Private Wars" by A-RiseJanuary 13, 2013 (2013-01-13) Honoka manages to get permission to use the auditorium for a concert in a month's time, although Umi has doubts that they'll be ready in time. Unable to think of a name for their group, Honoka holds a contest for the name instead before realizing they do not actually have a song to practice. As Umi reluctantly agrees to write lyrics, she puts Honoka and Kotori on an exercise regime to build up their stamina. As Honoka unsuccessfully attempts to get the girl from before, Maki Nishikino, to compose songs for them, Eli warns her that her idol plan could backfire and damage the school's reputation further. Honoka perks up when she hears the class is supporting her, as well as receiving a name for their group, μ's. Honoka once again approaches Maki, showing her how serious an idol's work is and giving her the lyrics Umi wrote. After a little advice from the student vice-president, Nozomi Tojo, she sends Honoka a CD of the song she composed from Umi's lyrics while also anonymously voting for μ's on an idol ranking site. 33"First Live"
Transcription: "Fāsuto Raibu" (Japanese: ファーストライブ)"Start:Dash!!" by Honoka Kōsaka (Emi Nitta), Kotori Minami (Aya Uchida) and Umi Sonoda (Suzuko Mimori)
"Private Wars" by A-RiseJanuary 20, 2013 (2013-01-20) On the day before the concert, Umi starts to get cold feet about performing in front of others. To get her used to other people, Honoka and Kotori get Umi to hand out fliers to help build her confidence. Umi has some reservations about the costume, but Honoka manages to convince her to make sure all their efforts don't go to waste. However, on the day of the concert, no one shows up as all the freshmen are busy checking out the other clubs. Just as Honoka is about to break down over her wasted efforts, a nervous girl named Hanayo Koizumi shows up to see the concert, prompting Honoka to go ahead with the performance, which soon attracts a small, but very much appreciated crowd. When asked by Eli about what they'll do next, Honoka insists they'll keep on performing so they can eventually fill up the auditorium. 44"MakiRinPana"
Transcription: "MakiRinPana" (Japanese: まきりんぱな)"Start:Dash!!" by Honoka Kōsaka (Emi Nitta), Kotori Minami (Aya Uchida) and Umi Sonoda (Suzuko Mimori)January 27, 2013 (2013-01-27) As Hanayo debates whether she should join the idol club, which needs five members to become official, she asks her friend, Rin Hoshizora, if she would be willing to join with her, although she declines as she doesn't have enough confidence in her femininity. Later that day, Hanayo visits Maki's house to return her dropped Student ID, where Maki explains how she'll probably have to quit music in order to study medicine and inherit her family's hospital, but says she'll support Hanayo should she decide to become an idol. Afterwards, Hanayo comes across Honoka's shop, where Umi and Kotori are also visiting as they notice a recording of their performance has gained a fair number of views on the internet. Mentioning that even they have their flaws, the girls formally invite Hanayo to join the club, asking her to think it over. Noticing her shyness in class, Maki decides to help Hanayo learn to speak loudly. After receiving a push from both Maki and Rin, Hanayo finally agrees to join the idol club, while Maki and Rin also decide to join. 55"Nico Strikes"
Transcription: "Niko Shūrai" (Japanese: にこ襲来)—February 3, 2013 (2013-02-03) Honoka and Kotori are confronted by a curious girl named Nico Yazawa, who tells them they should break up. Meanwhile, as the rainy season causes the club to think about where they can practice, Honoka realizes that they could try and form an official club now they have enough members. Just then, they catch Nico trying to steal their food and insult their lack of professionalism. The girls learn from Eli that they can't form their idol club as there is already an Idol Research Club, whose sole member turns out to be Nico. After Nico rejects their offer of merging the groups, student vice-president Nozomi explains how Nico had previously attempted to start her own school idol group, which fell apart due to setting the bar too high. After thinking things over with the group, Honoka comes up with the idea that they should all join the Idol Research Club together to learn how to improve μ's, inviting Nico to join the group as their coach. 66"Who'll Be the Center?"
Transcription: "Sentā wa Dare da?" (Japanese: センターは誰だ?)"Korekara no Someday" (これからのSomeday, lit. "Someday in the Future") by Honoka Kōsaka (Emi Nitta), Kotori Minami (Aya Uchida), Umi Sonoda (Suzuko Mimori), Rin Hoshizora (Riho Iida), Maki Nishikino (Pile), Hanayo Koizumi (Yurika Kubo) and Nico Yazawa (Sora Tokui)February 10, 2013 (2013-02-10) While shooting interviews for each of the clubs, Nozomi suggests to the group that they shoot a new music video now that they have more members. During the interviews, Nozomi becomes curious as to why Honoka is the leader of μ's when she doesn't seem to do anything. Thus, the discussion soon turns to who should be the leader and center in the group, but they can't decide on who is the most worthy. Thus, Nico suggests that the decision be settled by a sing and dance contest at a karaoke place, though her plan to outshine everyone doesn't go very well as everyone ends up with similar scores. Honoka then suggests that they don't really need a leader and should just have everyone taking turns to sing, although the others secretly agree that Honoka is the most leader-worthy person. As the girls complete their new music video, Nozomi prompts to Eli that she should be the one to help them. 77"Elichika"
Transcription: "Erīchika" (Japanese: エリーチカ)"Start:Dash!!" by Honoka Kōsaka (Emi Nitta), Kotori Minami (Aya Uchida) and Umi Sonoda (Suzuko Mimori)February 17, 2013 (2013-02-17) Hanayo informs the gang of a school idol tournament called Love Live in which the top 20 school idol groups from across the nation compete against each other. Needing the school's permission to enter, the group go to ask the chairwoman for permission, and despite Eli's objection, she approves of their entry on the condition that none of them fail a subject in the upcoming exams. This puts a lot of pressure on Honoka, Rin, and Nico, who have generally bad grades. Umi and Kotori decide to help Honoka study while Hanayo and Maki help Rin and Nozomi helps Nico. Later that day, Umi comes across Eli's little sister, Alisa, a fan of μ's who reveals Eli shot a video of their live performance and uploaded it to the internet. When confronted about why she refuses to acknowledge μ's, she simply responds that she considers all school idols amateurs. When Umi asks Nozomi why Eli would think that way, Nozomi reveals that Eli used to be a talented ballerina. Rather than being deterred by this, Umi becomes determined to ask Eli to teach the group how to dance like her. After the exams finish and everyone manages to pass, Honoka overhears the chairwoman tell Eli that the school will stop accepting new students next year and be shut down. 88"What I Want to Do is..."
Transcription: "Yaritai koto wa" (Japanese: やりたいことは)"Korekara no Someday" (これからのSomeday, lit. "Someday in the Future") by Honoka Kōsaka (Emi Nitta), Kotori Minami (Aya Uchida), Umi Sonoda (Suzuko Mimori), Rin Hoshizora (Riho Iida), Maki Nishikino (Pile), Hanayo Koizumi (Yurika Kubo) and Nico Yazawa (Sora Tokui)
"Bokura no Live, Kimi to no Life" (僕らのLIVE 君とのLIFE, Our Live, Your Life) by μ'sFebruary 24, 2013 (2013-02-24) The chairwoman clarifies the school will be closed down if their upcoming open day event is received negatively. As Eli tries to think of ways to attract potential students besides μ's, Umi suggests to the group that they should get Eli to teach them how to dance. Eli eventually agrees to help them out and starts putting them through an intense training regimen, but is surprised to find them willing to endure the practices in spite of their difficulty. As Eli becomes conflicted by what she should do, Nozomi tells her that should do what she wants to do instead of what people expect her to do. Eli breaks down and says she wants to join μ's but doesn't feel she is able to do so. Nozomi informs the others, who formally invite her to join μ's as one of their members. Eli finally becomes honest with herself and joins the group alongside Nozomi, who reveals she was the one who came up with the group's name. The complete group performs at the open day to a pleased crowd. 99"Wonder Zone"
Transcription: "Wandā Zōn" (Japanese: ワンダーゾーン)"Wonder Zone" by μ'sMarch 3, 2013 (2013-03-03) The success of the open day helps bring the faculty to reconsider the closing of the school, as well as earning the group an expansion to their clubroom. After the group manages to reach 50th in the rankings, they visit Akihabara where they find they are already being featured on merchandise. Upon discovering a photograph of Kotori in a maid's outfit among the goods, they learn that Kotori has been secretly working part-time at a maid café after school to build her confidence. Eli decides Akihabara would be the perfect place to hold a live performance, assigning Kotori to write a song about Akiba culture. However, Kotori struggles to come up with lyrics, which soon affects her studies. In order to help her out, Honoka and Umi join her at the maid café. Recalling the feelings she gets whenever she works in Akiba, Kotori is able to come up with some lyrics which help make the performance a success. As Honoka assures Kotori that they'll be together forever, an air mail letter arrives in Kotori's postbox the next morning. 1010"No "Senpai" Allowed!"
Transcription: "Senpai Kinshi!" (Japanese: 先輩禁止)—March 10, 2013 (2013-03-10) Honoka suggests that the group go on a training camp to the beach, with Maki coerced into letting them use her family's vacation home. Wanting to break down the barriers between underclassmen and upperclassmen, Eli puts in a rule that no one is allowed to call their upperclassmen 'senpai' for the duration of the trip. The girls spend the day playing around on the beach, though Eli and Nozomi are quick to notice Maki doesn't seem to be participating. After dinner and a bath, Nozomi helps Maki become more sociable by initiating a pillow fight. 1111"The Greatest Live Performance"
Transcription: "Saikō no Raibu" (Japanese: 最高のライブ)"No Brand Girls" by μ'sMarch 17, 2013 (2013-03-17) μ's manages to make it to rank 19, making them eligible to apply for the Love Live! tournament, putting pressure on them to keep their position. However, things don't go their way when they are unable to secure a spot on the auditorium for the upcoming school festival. Honoka suggests that they instead hold their performance on the school rooftop where they train, which the others agree too. Meanwhile, Kotori seems to be preoccupied by the letter she received, not being able to find an opportunity to discuss it with the others. As Kotori calls Umi on the night before the festival to tell her what's bothering her, Honoka ends up overexerting herself, ending up with a fever on the day of the festival, but she forces herself to come to school anyway. Despite the rain, the concert goes ahead, but after the first song finishes, Honoka suddenly collapses due to her fever. 1212"Friends"
Transcription: "Tomodachi" (Japanese: ともだち)—March 24, 2013 (2013-03-24) As Honoka recovers from her fever, she becomes depressed when the others tell her they've withdrawn their entry from Love Live, which is inevitably won by A-Rise. After Honoka recovers and is eventually cheered up by the others, the group are pleased to learn that the school has gathered enough applicants to stay open for another year. Meanwhile, Kotori still hasn't brought herself to tell Honoka about the decision she had made. Unable to let her keep it a secret any further, Umi announces to the others that Kotori will be leaving in two weeks to study fashion abroad. As Honoka questions Kotori about why she never told her, she learns she was intending to tell her following the live performance, but got put off following her accident. Honoka then becomes deperessed, feeling guilty for not noticing her feelings due to her focus on Love Live. The group suggest putting on one more live performance before Kotori leaves, but Honoka doesn't see the point in continuing and says she wants to quit being a school idol, prompting Umi to become angry and slap her. 1313"μ's Music Start!"
Transcription: "Myūzu Myūjikku Sutāto!" (Japanese: μ'sミュージックスタート!)"Susume→Tomorrow" (ススメ→トゥモロウ, Susume→Tumorō, lit. "March Forward to Tomorrow") by Honoka Kōsaka (Emi Nitta), Kotori Minami (Aya Uchida) and Umi Sonoda (Suzuko Mimori), "Start:Dash!!" by μ'sMarch 31, 2013 (2013-03-31) With Honoka and Umi still not talking to each other, Eli puts μ's on indefinite hiatus so they can think rationally about the situation. As Honoka's friends take her out to cheer her up, Umi visits Kotori, who has also yet to talk with Honoka, trying to see what she truly wants. Honoka later runs into Nico training alongside Rin and Hanayo, stating that even if μ's is on hiatus, she still wants to be an idol because she loves it. Later, Eli visits Honoka, who reminds her of the words that saved her when she was down. Realising her true feelings, Honoka apologises to Umi, stating she still wants to become an idol. Making up with her, Umi sends Honoka to get to Kotori before she leaves Japan and manages to convince her to stay behind, helping Kotori to realise her own desire to be an idol as well with the rest of μ's members. With all nine members reassembled at the school's backstage, μ's is reformed and perform together again to a school auditorium filled with students, vowing to keep on pushing forward and achieve greater heights. OVAOVA"—""Music S.T.A.R.T!!" by μ'sNovember 27, 2013 (2013-11-27) After sharing her dream with Hanayo, Maki ends up absent from school the next day. As the others decide to go visit her, Eli returns to the school to pick up a textbook and follows a mysterious shadow, only to wind up back outside with the others, where it is suddenly nighttime. There, they are approached by a younger version of Maki, who expresses how she's always known of the others, before returning to the normal-aged Maki. }}

Season 2

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141"Love Live Once Again!"
Transcription: "Mōichido Rabu Raibu!" (Japanese: もう一度ラブライブ!)"Koremade no Love Live! (Musical ver.)" (これまでのラブライブ! 〜ミュージカルver.〜, Koremade no Raburaibu! Myujikaru ver., Previously on Love Live! (Musical ver.)) by μ's, Hideko, Fumiko, and Mika.April 6, 2014 (2014-04-06) With a new school year approaching, Honoka succeeds Eli as student council president, with Umi and Kotori as her aides. Word soon reaches the gang that Love Live is taking place yet again, on a larger scale than that of the previous year. However, since the format has now changed to include regional preliminaries, they quickly realize that in order to qualify for the tournament, they would have to beat A-Rise in their regional competition. The group is taken aback when Honoka suggests they don't need to enter Love Live, feeling it is not something she would say. Later that night, Yukiho informs Honoka that the opening date of Love Live is at the end of March, when the new school year begins. The next day, as Nico challenges Honoka to a race to decide if μ's should enter Love Live or not, Honoka comes to understand the meaning of Yukiho's words, as come March, Eli, Nozomi, and Nico will all graduate and no longer be school idols, making this year's Love Live the last opportunity for μ's to perform together as a group of nine. With the others easing her worries, Honoka states her true desire to enter Love Live and aim for victory. 152"Aim for Victory"
Transcription: "Yūshō o Mezashite" (Japanese: 優勝をめざして)—April 13, 2014 (2014-04-13) A new rule is introduced to Love Live in which contestants in the preliminary rounds must perform songs that haven't debuted yet, so μ's decide to hold another training camp at one of Maki's villas in the mountains in order to come up with a new song. As Maki, Umi, and Kotori find themselves in a creative slump because of the pressure, the girls form camping groups of three to help them come up with ideas for music, lyrics, and costumes, but even then they have trouble keeping focused. However, after hearing some encouragement from their friends, Maki, Umi, and Kotori gain the drive to come up with a new song overnight. 163"Door of Dreams"
Transcription: "Yume no Tobira" (Japanese: ユメノトビラ)"Shocking Party" by A-Rise
"Yume no Tobira" (ユメノトビラ, Door of Dreams) by μ'sApril 20, 2014 (2014-04-20) While contemplating various alternatives to performing on one of the main stages for the Love Live preliminaries, the girls consider streaming from within their school, before realizing it would be harder to appeal to voters that way. With help from the broadcasting club, Honoka, Umi, and Hanayo use the school's broadcast system to both spread word of their performance and give themselves more practice addressing crowds. While trying to find a suitable location where they haven't already performed before, the girls are invited to UTX Academy by the members of A-Rise, who have been keeping a close eye on each of μ's' members. After stating their intention to not lose against them, A-Rise offers to let μ's perform on their stage atop of UTX Academy's roof for the preliminaries. With the girls intimidated after seeing A-Rise's performance, Honoka pumps up the group while the other students come to show their support as μ's performs the new song they created together. 174"No. 1 Idol in the Universe"
Transcription: "Uchū Nanbā Wan Aidoru" (Japanese: 宇宙No.1アイドル)—April 27, 2014 (2014-04-27) After an agonizing wait for the results, the girls are delighted to discover that μ's, along with A-Rise, has qualified the first preliminary round. As the girls strive to practice hard for the next round, Nico seems to be preoccupied by something, so the others decide to follow her, though she ends up spotting them and escapes. While wondering what Nico is up to, they end up meeting her younger sister, Kokoro, who, along with her siblings Kotaro and Kokoa, has been led to believe that Nico is the star of μ's and the others are merely her backup dancers. After finally being pinned down by the understandably bemused girls, Nico explains she has been skipping practice to look after her siblings while their parents are away, stating that she has been telling them she was a super idol from the beginning. Nozomi believes she has kept this front up even after her attempt at being an idol during her first year fell apart, as she didn't want to destroy their vision of her. Upon hearing about this, the girls arrange for Nico to give a special performance for her siblings, claiming it to be her last performance as a 'solo idol' before joining her fellow idols as equals in μ's. 185"A New Me"
Transcription: "Atarashī Watashi" (Japanese: 新しいわたし)"Love Wing Bell" by Rin Hoshizora (Riho Iida), Maki Nishikino (Pile), Hanayo Koizumi (Yurika Kubo), Eli Ayase (Yoshino Nanjō), Nozomi Tojo (Aina Kusuda) and Nico Yazawa (Sora Tokui)May 4, 2014 (2014-05-04) While Honoka, Umi, and Kotori are on a field trip to Okinawa, Rin is assigned as temporary leader of the group as they prepare for a fashion event at the weekend. However, Rin isn't confident in herself and struggles with the responsibilities. As Rin feels she is unfit to be leader, thinking she isn't cute enough, Hanayo tells Maki about how Rin has a complex about her boyish looks, which she was often teased about during elementary school. With bad weather leaving Honoka's group stranded until after the fashion event, Rin feels she isn't cute enough for the fancy dress given to the center and passes on the role to Hanayo, though the others can tell she is bothered about it. After Hanayo speaks with Honoka, the group arranges for Rin to wear the dress while everyone else wears butler outfits, feeling it fits her the most. The fashion event turns out to be a success and Rin ends up being more confident about expressing her femininity. 196"Happy Halloween"
Transcription: "Happī Harowīn" (Japanese: ハッピーハロウィーン)"Dancing Stars On Me!" by μ'sMay 11, 2014 (2014-05-11) Both μ's and A-Rise are invited to appear in a Halloween event in Akihabara, with μ's hoping to make a big impact to gain support for the Love Live preliminaries. Thinking they need a new look to provide that impact, the group tries various methods to accomplish, such as changing their outfits, impersonating each other, and even trying out a rock look, but nothing seems to work out. On the day of their performance, Honoka realizes they don't need to change themselves, as they already have quite varied members themselves, and they perform together with their natural abilities. 207"We Have to Do Something!"
Transcription: "Nantoka Shinakya!" (Japanese: なんとかしなきゃ!)—May 18, 2014 (2014-05-18) Upon reading the results of her physical exam, Honoka discovers she has put on weight, with Hanayo also shown to have gained weight too. Both Honoka and Hanayo are put on a diet while Umi and Kotori help sort out Honoka's student council duties. However, Umi soon discovers the two had been sneaking off during their runs to eat rice. Things get worse when a blunder by Kotori causes a budget request from the Art Club to be approved ahead of a budget meeting, becoming met with resistance when they attempt to withdraw it. Despite Eli offering to help, Honoka and the others decide to sort out the crisis themselves, apologising for the mix up and sorting out a budget draft for all the clubs. In the process, Honoka manages to get back to her old weight, with Eli and Nozomi left assured that the student council is in good hands. 218"My Wish"
Transcription: "Watashi no Nozomi" (Japanese: 私の望み)—May 25, 2014 (2014-05-25) As the group decides to perform a new song at the Love Live preliminary finals, Nozomi suggests that they should go with a love song. However, the group struggles with this due to having little experience in the matter, and many of them feel they should just stick with one of their existing songs. Later, Maki follows Eli and Nozomi home, where she learns Nozomi's wish wasn't simply to write a love song, but to create a song that μ's wrote together. As Nozomi didn't have any friends at school before meeting Eli, the formation of μ's, in which she played a large part, allowed the nine girls to be connected and share the same feelings. Upon hearing this, Eli and Maki call the other members to join them in writing a song together, getting lyrical inspiration when it begins snowing outside. 229"Melody of the Heart"
Transcription: "Kokoro no Merodi" (Japanese: 心のメロディ)"Snow Halation" by μ'sJune 1, 2014 (2014-06-01) The day of the Love Live preliminary finals arrives, with the girls braving a snowstorm to make it to the stage. However, Honoka, Umi, and Kotori are held back by a delay in an address they are giving at the school and end up being snowed in. Determined not to let their efforts go to waste, the three girls decide to head to the stage on foot, finding that all of their fellow schoolmates have cleared the path for them. Rejoining the others just in time, the girls of μ's take on the feelings of all of their supporters and perform the song that they all wrote together. 2310"μ's"
Transcription: "Myūzu" (Japanese: μ's)—June 8, 2014 (2014-06-08) On their way to the local shrine to celebrate the new year, the girls run into A-Rise, who congratulate them on winning the Love Live preliminaries. Meanwhile, Eli, Nozomi, and Nico, who are helping out at the shrine, worry about their impending graduation. With μ's needing to make an impression to give them an advantage during Love Live, Hanayo suggests they come up with a group catchphrase for the official website that best represents the group. Later that day, Honoka is approached by A-Rise's leader, Tsubasa, who had been contemplating how her group lost to μ's, leaving Honoka wondering the same thing. The next day, the girls get together at Honoka's family's shop to make mochi for all of their supporters, though come no closer to thinking of a catchphrase. Later, upon encountering people's emas at the shrine showing their support for μ's, Honoka realizes the group's driving force comes from everyone's support and decides on the catchphrase, "A Story Achieved Together." 2411"That Which We Decided"
Transcription: "Watashi-tachi ga Kimeta Koto" (Japanese: 私たちが決めたこと)—June 15, 2014 (2014-06-15) After she and Alisa pass the entrance exams for Otonokizaka, Yukiho asks Honoka what will happen to μ's after Eli, Nozomi, and Nico graduate. With the girls divided between whether or not μ's should carry on with new members in the new year, Eli states that Honoka and the other younger members should be the ones to decide what the future of the group will be. Later, Alisa, who had originally wanted to join μ's upon entering Otonokizaka, tells Honoka that she instead intends to form her own idol unit with Yukiho, having realized that the reason she loves μ's is because of its nine members. Later that weekend, Honoka calls the rest of the group to spend a day together having fun, going to places that each of the members wish to visit. Upon arriving at the beach, Honoka and the others announce their decision that μ's will disband after graduation, with everyone agreeing that a group with even one member missing is not μ's at all. After letting out all of their tears, the girls return home and make preparations for their final performance together at Love Live. 2512"Last Live"
Transcription: "Rasuto Raibu" (Japanese: ラストライブ)"KiRa-KiRa Sensation" by μ's
"Bokura wa Ima no Naka de" (僕らは今のなかで, We're Living in the Moment) by μ'sJune 22, 2014 (2014-06-22) Following the drawings for performance order for the Love Live finals, it is decided that μ's will be the last performers at the event. After finishing what could very well be their final practice together, the girls find it difficult to part ways and instead decide to have a sleepover at the school. That night, the girls go up to the rooftop to see the city lights, feeling proud that they became school idols. The next day, the girls arrive at the venue for the Love Live finals and step onstage for their final performance, pleasing the audience so much that they call for an encore. 2613"Come True! Everyone's Dreams"
Transcription: "Kanae! Minna no Yume" (Japanese: 叶え!みんなの夢---)"Happy Maker" by μ's
"Aishiteru Banzai! (Piano Mix)" (愛してるばんざーい!(Piano Mix), Hooray for I Love You (Piano Mix)) by μ's
"Oh,Love&Peace!" by μ'sJune 29, 2014 (2014-06-29) Following μ's' victory at Love Live, Graduation Day finally arrives at Otonokizaka. While Nico shows her family around, Honoka and the others work on preparations for the graduation ceremony. Honoka soon comes across Eli reminiscing in the student council room, and thanks her for all she has done for everyone. As the opening ceremony gets underway, Honoka presents her commemorative speech, which turns out to be a special song she and the others had prepared for the third-years. After the ceremony, Nico appoints Hanayo as the next president of the Idol Research Club, with Maki nominated for vice-president, before the group take a tour around the school to revisit old memories. Arriving at the rooftop where everything began, Honoka gives a proper sendoff to the name of μ's. Before the girls can part ways, however, Hanayo receives some 'big news', prompting everyone to rush back to the club room. }}


  1. Official English title from Love Live! School Idol Festival video game series. [2] [3]

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