The BEST episodes of Idoly Pride

Every episode of Idoly Pride ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Idoly Pride!

High school student Kotono Nagase moves into a dorm with nine other aspiring idols, who quickly realize it takes more than cute choreography and cute outfits to advance in the idol-ranking VENUS program... where the top spot is held by Kotono’s older sister.

Last Updated: 1/25/2023Network:Tokyo MX
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For a Precious Stage
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7.80
5 votes

#1 - For a Precious Stage

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/14/2021

Hoshimi Productions' Sunny Peace and Moon Tempest have their debut concert at Hoshimi Festival. Kohei and Mana look back on the day of Mana's debut concert.

Shining Smile
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7.67
3 votes

#2 - Shining Smile

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/21/2021

Sunny Peace and Moon Tempest start out strong, winning all the concert battles so far. Set to enter the Next Venus Grand Prix, they enjoy a day off before the intensive training kicks off.

Embrace the Courage You've Been Given
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7.67
3 votes

#3 - Embrace the Courage You've Been Given

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/7/2021

Sakura reveals that she believes her heart is Mana's heart. Kohei confesses that he thinks that too and tells Sakura that Mana is around as a ghost.

Burn the Sound of Life
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7.67
3 votes

#4 - Burn the Sound of Life

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/21/2021

Moon Tempest is up against LizNoir for the semi-finals. Kotono is informed of Mana's ghost. Rio shares her past experiences surrounding Mana to Kotono.

Separate Lights, One Feeling
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7.60
5 votes

#5 - Separate Lights, One Feeling

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/7/2021

Kohei splits up the group, designating Sakura and Kotono as leaders and announces the addition of two new members, Haruko and Rei. Sakura's group struggles with Rei's strict dance practice.

Everyone's Looking for the Answer
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7.40
5 votes

#6 - Everyone's Looking for the Answer

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/24/2021

Kotono feels uncomfortable working as a group. When LizNoir shows up at Hoshimi Productions and gives a lesson, it helps everyone come together as a group.

Turn Up the Volume Higher and Higher
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7.40
5 votes

#7 - Turn Up the Volume Higher and Higher

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/31/2021

Kohei scouts Mei to join Hoshino Productions and it turns out that she is able to see Mana. Kotono feels resistant to her addition at first, but begins to understand why it was necessary.

From This First Step
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7.33
6 votes

#8 - From This First Step

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/10/2021

Mana Nagase gets classmate Kohei Makino involved and starts her idol career in high school. She makes it to the final round of the Next Venus Grand Prix, but dies in a tragic car accident.

Directors: Yuu Kinome
You're Good Just the Way You Are
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7.33
3 votes

#9 - You're Good Just the Way You Are

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/28/2021

Sunny Peace and Moon Tempest make it to the Next Venus Grand Prix finals. Kohei joins Sakura for her regular health check-up at the hospital. Things get complicated when the public points out Sakura's singing sounds exactly like Mana's.

A Place That Cannot Be Reached Alone
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7.33
3 votes

#10 - A Place That Cannot Be Reached Alone

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/14/2021

Sunny Peace is up against TRINITYAiLE for the semi-finals. Sunny Peace performs a brand new song with Sakura's new singing style that doesn't sound like Mana's. Van Production's president, Asakura, is revealed to be Rui's father.

The Story That Begins With Goodbye
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7.33
3 votes

#11 - The Story That Begins With Goodbye

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/28/2021

Sunny Peace and Moon Tempest are up against each other in the finals. Mana confesses her true regret and feelings to Kohei before her final goodbye.

Directors: Yuu Kinome
The Reason We Stand Here
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7.17
6 votes

#12 - The Reason We Stand Here

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/17/2021

Mana's younger sister Kotono and a mysterious girl with Mana's voice, Sakura Kawasaki, passes the audition to sign with Hoshimi Productions. They move into the company dorms to start their path to become idols.

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