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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!!.


Members of μ's

  1. Honoka Kosaka
  2. Eli Ayase
  3. Kotori Minami
  4. Umi Sonoda
  5. Rin Hoshizora
  6. Maki Nishikino
  7. Hanayo Koizumi
  8. Nozomi Tojo
  9. Nico Yazawa


Music S.T.A.R

Music S.T.A.R.T!!


  • This is the only Love Live! School idol project episode not to receive an English dub. This is because the episode is not distributed by NIS America.
  • This is 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.

Continuity Notes

  • Due to the training outfits that the girls wear, the OVA probably takes place in the Second Season, between the third and fourth episode.
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