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Aikatsu! (アイカツ!?), short for Aidoru Katsudō! (アイドルカツドウ lit. "Idol Activities!"?), is an arcade collectible card game in Bandai's Data Carddass line of machines, which launched in October 2012. An anime adaptation by Sunrise began airing on TV Tokyo from October 8, 2012.

Aikatsu! The First Generation

Aikatsu! Season One (2012 - 2013)


Aikatsu! Season One starts the series with Hoshimiya Ichigo and her friend Kiriya Aoi, who join the Starlight Academy to become idols.

Here are the main idols of season one:

The system of the season is called "Aikatsu! System" and their School Coords are called "Stage Coords".

Aikatsu! Season Two (2013 - 2014)


Aikatsu! Season Two features a new idol school, the Dream Academy (or short DreAca), as well as new idols:

The system of the season is called "Constellation System" and their School Coords are called "Torte Coords" (Starlight Academy) and "Dream Coords" (DreAca).

Aikatsu! The Second Generation

Aikatsu! Season Three (2014 - 2015)


With the beginning of Aikatsu! Season Three, the new generation of Aikatsu! started. Ichigo and her friends became Starlight Academy High School students and new characters appeared:

  • Ozora Akari - A cute typed idol and a big fan of Ichigo. She appeared in the second season but became main character in season three. Her primary brand is Dreamy Crown.
  • Sumire Hikami - A cool typed idol and Akari's new room mate. She is a fan of Yurika. Her primary brand is LoLi GoThiC.
  • Hinaki Shinjo - A pop typed idol and is a television actress. Her primary brand is Vivid Kiss.
  • Juri Kurebayashi - A sexy typed idol, who is usually described as "hot". Her primary brand is Sangria Rosa.
  • Miyabi Fujiwara - A sexy typed idol, who comes from Kyoto and takes part in the idol exchange program. Her primary brand is Sakurairo Kaden.
  • Rin Kurosawa - A cool typed idol, who used to be a street dancer and is a big fan of Jonny Bepp. Her primary brand is Dance Fusion.
  • Madoka Amahane - A cute typed idol, who is the granddaughter of the designer of the brand Angely Sugar. Her primary brand is Angely Sugar.
  • Kokone Kurisu - A pop typed idol, who comes from Kobe and is a good friend of Miyabi. Her primary brand is Retro Clover.

The system of the season is called "Story System" and their School Coords are called "Parade Coords".

Aikatsu! Season Four (2015 - 2016)


Aikatsu! Season Four will feature new idols and a new brand:

The system of the season is going to be "BOOM System" and their School Coords are, same as last year "Parade Coords".

Aikatsu! The Continuation

Aikatsu Stars!

Main article: Aikatsu Stars!

The Aikatsu! series will continue with the new spin-off Aikatsu Stars!, which started airing in April 2016. For more information, please look at Aikatsu Stars!'s information page. Thank you!

Aikatsu Friends!

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Main article: Aikatsu Friends!

After Aikatsu Stars!'s ending in 2018, the Aikatsu! franchise continues with a new concept and a new cast. The new series is known as Aikatsu Friends! and mainly centers around the dynamics around units and friendships.