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Aikatsu Stars!

Alternative Titles

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
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.761 (scored by 1,587 users)
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Ranked: #9552
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Popularity: #3938
Members: 9,681
Favorites: 172
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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


Satou, Teruo
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Ishiguro, Kyohei
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yoneda, Mitsuhiro
Episode Director, Storyboard

Edit Opening Theme

#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)

Edit 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! (ep 100)

More reviewsReviews

Apr 6, 2018
gomennasai (All reviews)
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 read more
Apr 15, 2018
Mykeez (All reviews)
After finishing Aikatsu Stars! I felt giddy, and not many animes can make me feel that way after watching the last episode, including that ones I consistently watch over. Which means, there was something kind of special about this anime.

Story: 7
As with the original Aikatsu!, this series focused on idols, daily idol activities and competitions, which is typical in this franchise. For an anime aimed at kids, this was particularly well done, but I did notice that unlike in the original, this one had a slightly more mature tone that the original lacked, which made it enjoyable for the older audience. I won't say read more
Dec 24, 2016
CurePrism (All reviews)
I have watched aikatsu since the first original one and the first season of aikatsu itself is really good in my opinion.

Though, it become more 'weird' and having no clear direction of the story, after it ended, I have quite high hopes for aikatsu stars.

Still, Aikatsu stars has some similarities with the original aikatsu which some makes me happy and some not.

For the characters for instance, I don't know why but I kinda think that they are kind of running out of ideas in making new characters? because in my opinion, almost every main character are like fusion of two characters from the original one.
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May 15, 2016
HrssPower (All reviews)
With the common motif in the anime being cliche, it also demonstrates it's own repetition. Many of the songs are reused numerous times, even in the same episode. The dress maker transformation seems to happen every episode as a filler. The predictability of the plot and the characters being your basic shoujo/idol main characters does not make me want to finish the series. This is your typical 'cute girl' anime while the live performance costumes ruin the 'cute.' I would not want to continue watching this anime to see if it gets better. In conclusion: if you watch one read more


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