The BEST Episodes of If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It to the Budokan, I Would Die

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2021

A girl called "Eripiyo" is an extreme idol fan. She is wildly enthusiastic about Maina, the shy and lowest-ranking member of the minor underground idol group Cham Jam that performs in Okayama Prefecture. She gets so wrapped up in her love for Maina during a particular performance, that she has a major nosebleed. Eri will continue to give her complete devotion to Maina until the day she can perform at Budoukan (a major performing venue in Tokyo).

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I Want You in My Future

#1 - I Want You in My Future

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 28, 2020

There are rumors that Sorane and Aya aren't getting along. Meanwhile, the ChamJam girls prepare for their Christmas concert and Eripiyo hopes she gets to see Maina in a Santa outfit this year.

star 7.45
11 votes
If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It to the Budokan

#2 - If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It to the Budokan

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 27, 2020

ChamJam is set to perform at the Setouchi Idol Festival, but Reo seems nervous for some reason. After their performance, Eripiyo reaffirms her love for Maina once again.

star 7.44
9 votes
I Promise to Make You Number 1

#3 - I Promise to Make You Number 1

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 31, 2020

ChamJam competes at the Autumn Sports Festival and also has voting for their popularity ranking coming up. Meanwhile, Reo's birthday is coming up and Kumasa tries to get things ready for the celebration.

star 7.38
8 votes
I Always Want to Love You the Most

#4 - I Always Want to Love You the Most

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

Eripiyo and Kumasa go to Okayama Girls' Festa after learning some of the ChamJam girls are set to appear. Meanwhile, Maina reveals that she's never gotten a fan letter, so Sorane and Reo try to figure out a way to convince Eripiyo to write one.

star 7.22
9 votes
The Closest Miracle to Me

#5 - The Closest Miracle to Me

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

ChamJam gets ready for the 16th Setouchi Idol Festival, and Reo gets a message from a girl who was in her previous group. Meanwhile, Eripiyo invites a friend over from work so they can witness the moment ChamJam and Maina appear briefly on TV.

star 7.13
8 votes
Not as a Wota, but as a Person

#6 - Not as a Wota, but as a Person

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 6, 2020

Eripiyo and the other fans spend the last day of the year with ChamJam at their show. Reo appears on a New Year's countdown show and the others head to the shrine for their first visit of the new year.

star 7.08
12 votes
But I Love That Maina

#7 - But I Love That Maina

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 10, 2020

Eripiyo is a super fan of Maina, who is a member of the underground idol group Cham Jam. Eripiyo uses all of her money to support Maina to the point that she only wears a red tracksuit. However, Maina always seems to act cold and distant towards Eripiyo.

star 7.00
8 votes
I Can Only Wait

#8 - I Can Only Wait

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 2020

Maina notices that Eripiyo hasn't been able to buy as many CDs and starts to worry, especially since she hears rumors of her switching favorites. Meanwhile, Yumeri's rank goes up, and she wonders if that'll cause a rift between her and Maki.

star 7.00
11 votes
Do You Like Me?

#9 - Do You Like Me?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 24, 2020

Motoi introduces Eripiyo and Kumasa to his little sister, Rena, who went to the Okayama Girls' Festa with him. She tags along with him to see ChamJam perform after seeing them at Girls' Festa and her favorite just happens to be Maina.

star 6.92
13 votes
Your Fave Isn't Your Friend

#10 - Your Fave Isn't Your Friend

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 13, 2020

ChamJam has their first concert of the new year, but Eripiyo is sick and misses Maina being in the front row. Eripiyo later damages her throat even more, making her unable to talk, even though the ChamJam Valentine's Day event is coming up...

star 6.91
11 votes
You Were My Everything

#11 - You Were My Everything

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 14, 2020

Sorane thinks back on how she became an idol and how much she looks up to Reo. Meanwhile, Motoi is crushed to hear rumors that Sorane was seen walking with a guy.

star 6.88
8 votes
Run for Maina's Sake

#12 - Run for Maina's Sake

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 21, 2020

Eripiyo finally recovers from her broken leg and goes right back to work so she can support Maina on the last day of voting for the popularity ranking. However, she overworks herself again and...

star 6.70
10 votes