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|Debut||Season 1 Episode 7|
|Japanese Voice Actress/Actor|
|English Voice Actress/Actor|
|Name||Amber Lee Connors|
Leah Kazuno is a member of Aqours's rival group, Saint Snow. She is one of Saint Snow's two members, the other being her older sister, Kazuno Sarah. Leah is a first-year student at an unspecified school.
Physically, Leah appears to be extraordinarily adept at parkour or gymnastics, able to somersault over the members of Aqours with only a running start.
While singing, Leah performs the rap segments of SELF CONTROL!!.
Leah possesses a pronounced sense of competitiveness, apparent in her hostility towards the members of Aqours. Her competitive attitude leads to her subsequent disparagement of Aqours in the aftermath of the Tokyo idol event.
Outside of competition, Leah adopts a stoic front towards fellow school idols. She is generally silent in the conversations between Saint Snow and Aqours, leaving the duty of displaying hospitality to Sarah. However, Leah is quick to react to comments she perceives as inane. This has led to her going as far as to call out Takami Chika for being an idiot when she questioned Saint Snow's desire to win the Love Live!.
Much like her sister, Leah displays a high level of conviction for Saint Snow's cause. Even as she maintains her stoic facade, she fights back tears upon knowledge of Saint Snow's failure to enter the winning group for the Tokyo idol event.
Leah seems be extremely self-confident as well, performing a bold somersault over Aqours in their first meeting to assert her dominance over her competition. She flashes a smirk towards Aqours whenever she impresses them with her performances.
|In episode 7, Aqours were invited to perform at an event in Tokyo. At Kanda Shrine, Chika heard Kazuno Sarah and Kazuno Leah singing “SELF CONTROL!!”. Although the two girls were strangers to Chika and the rest of Aqours, Sarah recognized them from their PV and asked if they were in Tokyo for the upcoming event. The Saint Snow members then left, leaving Aqours impressed with their acrobatics and singing skills.
The next day at the event location, the Aqours members were surprised to find out the girls they had met at Kanda Shrine were school idols, too. Sarah introduced herself, and the episode ended just as Saint Snow were to take the stage.
|08|| "Isn't it Frustrating?"|
(くやしくないの? "Kuyashikunai no?")
|In episode 8, Saint Snow performed “SELF CONTROL!!” on stage at a school idol event in Tokyo. While neither Aqours nor Saint Snow were announced as winners of the event, the results of the audience poll used to rank the groups showed Saint Snow was very close to being part of the winners' group. Approached by Saint Snow, Aqours was complimented on their performance but told they might be better off giving up competing in Love Live! by Sarah, and warned not to take Love Live! lightly by a crying Leah.|
|12|| "It's Time to Fly"|
(はばたきのとき "Habataki no Toki")
|In episode 12, Aqours went to Tokyo in order to find out what made μ's great. Chika had arranged for Aqours to meet up with Saint Snow, who told Chika and the others they didn’t know what made μ's and A-RISE different. To them, what mattered was winning and following in the footsteps of their predecessors. Together, both groups watched the announcement of the Love Live! finals being held at the Akiba Dome on the screen outside the UTX High School building.|