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Season 01, Episode 07
347 S1Ep6
Air Date
February 17, 2013
Theme Songs
Opening Theme
Bokura wa Ima no Naka de
Ending Theme
Kitto Seishun ga Kikoeru
Insert Songs
Episode Guide
Who'll Be the Center?
What I Want To Do Is...
Image Gallery List of Episodes

Elichika (エリーチカ Eriichika) is the seventh episode of the Love Live! School idol project anime series. It was aired on February 17, 2013.


Hanayo informs the gang of a school idol tournament called Love Live! in which the top 20 school idol groups from across the nation compete against each other. Needing the school's permission to enter, the group go to ask the chairwoman for permission. Despite Eli's objection, she approves of their entry on the condition that none of them fail in the upcoming exams. This puts a lot of pressure on Honoka, Rin, and Nico, who generally have bad grades. Umi and Kotori decide to help Honoka study, while Hanayo and Maki help Rin, and Nozomi helps Nico.

Later that day, Umi comes across Eli's little sister, Alisa, a fan of μ's who reveals that Eli recorded the live performance of "START:DASH!!" and uploaded it to the internet. However, Eli only published it so that she could try to prove that μ's singing and dancing wasn't good enough to earn fans. When confronted about why she refuses to acknowledge μ's, Eli simply responds that she considers all school idols, even A-RISE, amateurs. Umi asks Nozomi about why Eli would think that way, and Nozomi then reveals that Eli used to be a famous ballerina.

Rather than being deterred by this, Umi becomes determined to ask Eli to teach the group how to dance like her. After the exams finish and everyone manages to pass, Honoka overhears the chairwoman tell Eli that the school will stop accepting new students next year and be shut down.



Members of μ's

  1. Honoka Kosaka
  2. Kotori Minami
  3. Umi Sonoda
  4. Rin Hoshizora
  5. Maki Nishikino
  6. Hanayo Koizumi
  7. Nico Yazawa


  • The park where Eli and Umi talked was based on Hourin Park, which is located in Akihabara.[1]



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