Aikatsu Stars!

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Japanese: アイカツスターズ!


Type: TV
Episodes: 100
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2016 to Mar 29, 2018
Premiered: Spring 2016
Broadcast: Thursdays at 18:25 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo, Echoes
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: Idols (Female)Idols (Female), MusicMusic, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.641 (scored by 62706,270 users)
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Ranked: #13092
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Popularity: #4733
Members: 19,488
Favorites: 327

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Yume Nijino has been accepted into Four Stars academy, home of the beautiful and talented S4 idol group. She and the other newcomers are determined to discover their talent, with a choice of specializing in beauty, singing, dancing, or drama. A tough road lies ahead of them, and they must rely on each other to overcome their weaknesses and develop their unique strengths.

At the first-years' opening performances, Yume performs stellarly but faints and is unable to remember being on stage at all. Struggling to find her talent, she meets Rola "Laura" Sakuraba, and the two develop a friendly rivalry, working together to learn and improve.

Though they have their differences, all the students share the same goal: to become the next S4 idol. But hard work and determination, along with teamwork, are needed if they want to join the elite S4.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Hosoya, Nobuyuki
Kimura, Hiroshi
Assistant Producer
Satou, Teruo
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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1: "Start Line! (スタートライン!)" by Sena and Rie from AIKATSU☆STARS! (eps 2-25)
2: "1 , 2, Sing for You!" by Sena, Rie, Miki, Kana from AIKATSU☆STARS! (eps 26-33)
3: "Star Jet!" by Sena, Rie, Miki, Kana from AIKATSU☆STARS!  (eps 34-50)
4: "Stardom!" by Sena, Rie, Miki, Kana from AIKATSU☆STARS!  (eps 51-75)
5: "MUSIC of DREAM!!!" by Sena, Rie, Miki and Kana from AIKATSU☆STARS!  (eps 76-100)

Ending Theme

1: "episode Solo" by Ruka, Nanase, Kana, Miho from AIKATSU☆STARS! (eps 1-25)
2: "So Beautiful Story" by Ruka and Sena from AIKATSU☆STARS!  (eps 26-50)
3: "Bon Bon Voyage!" by Risa and Miho from AIKATSU☆STARS! (eps 51-75)
4: "Pirouette of the Forest Light (森のひかりのピルエット)" by Sena and Ruka from AIKATSU☆STARS (eps 76-99)
5: "Start Line! (スタートライン!)" by Sena and Rie from AIKATSU☆STARS! (eps 100)


Apr 6, 2018
Before I started Aikatsu Stars (AiStars from now on), I was kind of worried. I’ve heard from multiple places that it ruined Aikatsu, that it turns to crap at a certain point of a show, stuff like that. Since I’ve heard those things about the 2nd season of Aikatsu and I ended up very much liking it*, I said, okay, how about watching it and finding it out yourself? It was indeed a disappointment, but in a positive way. In the end, it became my favorite show of all time second only to Ichigogen, also known as the first 2 seasons of the original Aikatsu ...
Dec 11, 2018
After the amazing experience I had with the original Aikatsu, Stars had a big challenge to face trying to live up to its quality, did it succeed? Definitely!

Aikatsu Stars keeps most of what makes the franchise shine with it's wholesomeness, heartwarming moments, and the constant pain in your mouth due to how much you're smiling watching it, but what this entry has is considerably more drama and serious moments through the story attached to the character development of the cast. If you prefer that this is a big bonus towards trying out Stars, while not really being a negative if you liked the original and ...
Apr 5, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Honestly, I had pretty middle of the road expectations. Previously I was watched a few episodes of Aikatsu friends when it debuted and it was very alright. It was honestly a surprise to be a lot more engage with it. With Stars, there's a focus given by the story and world building. There wasn't an episode where it felt force because the general plot help give the characters some focus, even if said episodes had nothing to do with the story.

I really appreciate the constant theme of having the girls lose, being able to grieve for their failures before trying again, usually by changing their ...

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can I watch this without watchinng the original Aikatsu?
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