This article contains details about plotlines described in the anime.
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In the anime, the unit was formed by drawing lots.
In real life, the unit was formed in phases
- March 2011, the three unit leaders, Honoka Kosaka, Umi Sonoda and Eli Ayase were revealed with this key visual. People were then given five sets of possible unit compositions, and asked to vote for which members should belong in each leader's sub-unit.
- April 2011, the new unit compositions were revealed, and people were asked to submit names for them
- May 2011, the chosen unit names were revealed.
Printemps's name means "spring" in French, and is meant to symbolize their cheerfulness like a ray of sunshine in spring.
Printemps's first single is "Love marginal".
Release Date: May 25, 2011
Printemps's second single is "Pure girls project".
Release Date: August 21, 2013
"Puwa Puwa-O!" is a bonus single sung by Printemps.
Release Date: September 25, 2013
Printemps's third single is "Eien Friends".
Release Date: November 12, 2014
"CheerDay CheerGirl!" is a bonus single sung by Printemps.
Release Date: December 25, 2014
"MUSEUM de Dou Shitai?" is a bonus single sung by Printemps. It was released as a lottery prize at theaters, with a chance for every ticket purchased for Love Live! The School Idol Movie.
Release Date: May 23, 2015
"WAO-WAO Powerful day!" is a SIF collaboration single sung by Printemps.
Release Date: November 25, 2015
- Other polls also determined the names of the sub-units: Printemps, BiBi, and lily white.
- Because of the image their voices and feel portray, many sweet-type names were submitted. Other highlighted submissions included "Pure☆Candy" and "Sugar Pieces".
- As named by Love Live! School Idol Festival ~after school ACTIVITY~, this sub-unit's outfit in Love marginal is named "Flowery Heart". The other sub-units' outfits are also named by the same source.
- Printemps' eldest member, Honoka, has the smallest bust size (measuring 78cm), while Hanayo, who is Printemps' youngest member, has the largest bust size in the sub-unit (at 82cm).