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Love Live! School idol project OVA is a 15-minute special episode. It was aired on November 27, 2013.
After sharing a dream to 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. She winds up back outside with the others, where it suddenly turned nighttime. There, they are approached by a younger version of Maki, who expresses how she's always known of the others. She then returns to the normal-aged Maki. Afterwards, the girls performed the song Music S.T.A.R.T!!.
- Emi Nitta as Honoka Kosaka
- Yoshino Nanjo as Eli Ayase
- Aya Uchida as Kotori Minami
- Suzuko Mimori as Umi Sonoda
- Riho Iida as Rin Hoshizora
- Pile as Maki Nishikino
- Aina Kusuda as Nozomi Tojo
- Yurika Kubo as Hanayo Koizumi
- Sora Tokui as Nico Yazawa
Members of μ's
- Honoka Kosaka
- Eli Ayase
- Kotori Minami
- Umi Sonoda
- Rin Hoshizora
- Maki Nishikino
- Hanayo Koizumi
- Nozomi Tojo
- Nico Yazawa
- This is the only Love Live! School idol project episode not to receive an English dub due to this episode not distributed by NIS America.
- So far, this was the shortest episode in the Love Live! School idol project anime, mainly for the reason that OVAs usually aren't as long as normal episodes.
- This episode marks the first animated appearance of Maki Nishikino's younger self, which was introduced in Maki's chapter of the School Idol Diary novel.
- The outfit that the younger Maki wears is the outfit that ends up being on her R card for the "Children" set released in LLSIF.
- Due to trainer outfits that girls use in the OVA this could be settled in some point of Second Season between third episode and forth episode.