1The anime series is about the Aikatsu, a special card game about producing idols. The girls who’re from Starlight Academy, a prestigious school with both middle and high branches, train to become idols and take part in various auditions. And they will use Aikatsu card which contain digitalised dresses and accessories from various manufacturers. How well they succeed is often dependent on choosing the right combination of cards.
The video games cast players in the role of a new student, who must train to become an idol and reach the top.
The series follows Ichigo Hoshimiya , ordinary middle school girl. But when her best friend, Aoi, invites her to join the idol training academy, her whole world is turned upside down. As she encounters all kinds of rivals and learns what it takes to be an idol, she uses her Aikatsu Cards to challenge countless auditions.