Who’ll Be the Center?
Center wa Dare da? (センターは誰だ?)
Whilst shooting interviews for each of the clubs, student vice-president Nozomi Tojo suggests to the group that they shoot a new music video. During the interviews, Nozomi becomes curious as to why Honoka is the leader of μ’s when she doesn’t seem to do anything. Thus, the discussion soon turns to who should be the leader and center in the group, but are unable to decide on who is the most worthy. Nico then decides they should settle the issue by a karaoke and dance contest. But with everyone getting the same score, will μ’s be able to find the most worthy leader?
(Source: Love Live! Wikia)
Otonokizaka High School is in a crisis! With the number of enrolling students dropping lower and lower every year, the school is set to shut down after its current first years graduate. However, second year Honoka Kousaka refuses to let it go without a fight. Searching for a solution, she comes across popular school idol group A-RISE and sets out to create a school idol group of her own. With the help of her childhood friends Umi Sonoda and Kotori Minami, Honoka forms μ’s (pronounced “muse”) to boost awareness and popularity of her school.
Unfortunately, it’s all easier said than done. Student council president Eri Ayase vehemently opposes the establishment of a school idol group and will do anything in her power to prevent its creation. Moreover, Honoka and her friends have trouble attracting any additional members. But the Love Live, a competition to determine the best and most beloved school idol groups in Japan, can help them gain the attention they desperately need. With the contest fast approaching, Honoka must act quickly and diligently to try and bring together a school idol group and win the Love Live in order to save Otonokizaka High School.
[Written by MAL Rewrite]