After hearing Riko's piano playing for herself, Chika asks Riko to go to the recital, feeling she should also do what she wants to. Oh and one last thing I wanted to mention, did you notice the Umi cameo? Despite Riko's fear of dogs, both she and Yoshiko grow attached to the dog, but inevitably have to return it to its rightful owner. Recalling how the weather would always get in their way of wishing upon a star, Mari takes everyone on a night-time drive to somewhere they can see the stars clearly and make a wish to be together forever. She then spends the entire night practicing, later joined by the rest of Aqours, who thank her for gathering them together. For an episode where the girls were supposed to reminisce about the school, it really felt like an episode for us watchers to reminisce about how much they've grown.
Mari eventually reveals to the others that, despite her attempts to overturn her father's decision, the school open house will be cancelled as it has been decided Uranohoshi High will officially stop accepting new students and be closed down. To the best of our ability they are credited to their sources. On the other hand, the part where You really hurt me emotionally. This page uses content from. Afterwards, Leah decides to quit Saint Snow so that she can start up a new school idol group. In high hopes of gaining another member for her club, Chika asks Riko to join, only to have her invitation declined.
With their resolve and excitement at its peak, Aqours takes the stage at Love Live. Her jibes at Yoshiko were brutal in this episode. Despite Riko's fear of dogs, both she and Yoshiko grow attached to the dog, but inevitably have to return it to its rightful owner. Awwww man was a cute, funny and absolutely fitting end to Uranohoshi Academy. After getting to see the dog, Yoshiko accepts that it belongs with its owner while Riko manages to bridge the gap between her and Chika's dog Shiitake.
Hoping to use these events to bring more attention to their school, the nine girls look to give their best performances yet. They are all rights reserved to their respective owners or websites. The girls then decide to use the school's rooftop for rehearsals. After getting to see the dog, Yoshiko accepts that it belongs with its owner while Riko manages to bridge the gap between her and Chika's dog. Afterwards, Hanamaru convinces Dia to listen to Ruby as she states her true wishes. Upon arriving in Tokyo, the girls each check out the specialist shops before coming across the shrine near which μ's used to practice, where they meet another pair of girls attending the event. Meanwhile, Mari meets with Kanan with the hopes of having her be a school idol again, but Kanan refuses.
Hearing about Riko's struggles with piano playing, Chika and Yō take her scuba diving, where she learns to hear the sounds of the ocean. A second season aired from October 7 to December 30, 2017 and was also simulcast by Crunchyroll and dubbed by Funimation. As Chika and her friend You Wanatabe try to recruit members, she faces resistance from the student council president, Dia Kurosawa, who states she will not approve such a club. Riko lets her know that its okay for her to show her true emotions and that Aqours will continue as School Idols, not because of Chika, but because they love School Idols. Once Kanan and Mari reveal to the others Dia's intentions, they approach her and reveal that they admire her mature, responsible self, and that she does not need to change for their sake.
During a part-time job at the local aquarium, some children start making a ruckus until Dia steps in to calm them down. Anyways, that was quite the start to my Saturday. As the girls prepare to hold a concert at a school open house, Mari is perturbed by a phone call from her father, something Kanan and Dia are quick to pick up on. Meanwhile, Chika overhears that Riko has been invited to a piano recital that takes place on the same day as the Love Live preliminaries. Read the rules for examples. The next day, as Kanan returns to school, Chika becomes sick of everyone arguing and tries to confront her, Dia, and Mari about what really happened. However, preparations are set back after Shiitake sneaks into the school and causes damage, so everyone stays up late to get things ready for the next day.
Meanwhile, Dia's younger sister, Ruby, mentions to her friend Hanamaru Kunikida that Dia used to like school idols, but suddenly came to hate them, leading Ruby to feel that she should not like them either. When Ruby tells the other about it, Chika decides to follow μ's' example and try to save their school. Although this identity gives them a boost in rankings, Dia promptly reminds them that it is only a temporary gain, leading Yoshiko to blame herself. That said I enjoyed this filler ep for those reasons and just a nice break from the Love Live grind, practices, and general stress. The began airing in Japan on July 2, and concluded on September 24, 2016. You know what, I feel that there should be a miracle when this school is actually saved after Aqours won Love Live! Meanwhile, Dia becomes uneasy with how Kanan and Mari are close with the others and starts looking for ways to get more personal with them to no avail, even after some counseling with her third year friends. After Hanamaru starts looking up school idols herself, she encourages Ruby to join the School Idol Club on a trial basis, while keeping it a secret from Dia.
As the day comes to an end, the girls each bid their own farewells to the school as they close its doors for the final time. Realising that there aren't enough students in their school to fill the gym, the girls are forced to search outside the school to advertise their concert. Feeling the trouble lies in the girls not knowing each other well enough, Dia tries having them do activities together, but that also leads of a conflict of different tastes. Despite the popularity of the group, there are no additions to the applicants for the school. The School Idol Movie Over the Rainbow, was released in Japan on January 4, 2019. There, they meet up with Sarah and Leah, who have also qualified for Love Live and state their determination to win.