History Characters / LoveLive

24th Aug '16 9:10:14 PM SpectrumSpeed
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* CastHerd: μ's members form their own groups of three whenever they are not together. Specifically, there's the first years (Hanayo, Rin, Maki), the second years, (Honoka, Umi, Kotori), and the third years (Eri, Nozomi, Nico). Aside from this, they also are divided into "sub units" of three members during performances: Printempts (Honoka, Kotori, Rin), [=BiBi=] (Eri, Maki, Nico), and Lily White (Umi, Nozomi, Hanayo)

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* CastHerd: μ's members form their own groups of three whenever they are not together. Specifically, there's the first years (Hanayo, Rin, Maki), the second years, (Honoka, Umi, Kotori), and the third years (Eri, Nozomi, Nico). Aside from this, they also are divided into "sub units" of three members during performances: Printempts Printemps (Honoka, Kotori, Rin), [=BiBi=] (Eri, Maki, Nico), and Lily White (Umi, Nozomi, Hanayo)
24th Aug '16 12:12:44 AM KiwiMaxim
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22nd Aug '16 2:51:46 PM Oecchi
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As an already popular group prior to the start of the story, they are the favorites when it comes to winning the Love Live competition in both seasons. [[spoiler: They eventually win the first season's Love Live. However, they lose at the final round of the preliminaries to μ's in the second season.]]

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As an already popular group prior to the start of the story, they are the favorites when it comes to winning the Love Live competition in both seasons. [[spoiler: They eventually win the first season's Love Live. However, they lose at the final round of the preliminaries to μ's in the second season.]]
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21st Aug '16 3:54:13 AM XDiakos
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* {{Miko}}: She works as one at the shrine where Honoka, Umi and Kotori first start their fitness training to become an idol group.
* MoralityPet: To Eli, before they[[spoiler: both join the group.]]

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* {{Miko}}: She works as one at the shrine Kanda Shrine where Honoka, Umi and Kotori first start their fitness training to become an idol group.
* MoralityPet: To Eli, before they[[spoiler: they [[spoiler: both join the group.]]
20th Aug '16 9:33:48 PM Hoki
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'''Beware of spoilers'''



[[folder: μ's ("Muse")]]
!Tropes Shared by All Members

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[[folder: !μ's ("Muse")
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[[caption-width-right:350:"Making dreams come true with everyone!"]]

The protagonist idol group hailing from Otonokizaka Academy. Initially starting with three members, they grow in number throughout the first season, finally hitting its final roster of nine members.
μ's ("Muse")]]
!Tropes Shared
original purpose was [[SavingTheOrphanage to attract prospective students to enroll at Otonokizaka to prevent it from closing down]] by All Memberstaking advantage of the recent trend and popularity of school idols. Pretty soon, they become one of the most popular school idols in the series.

!!!Music Start!!
* BreakingTheFellowship:[[spoiler: In the latter episodes of the second season, they decide to disband after the third years graduate. They officially announce this in the movie, with their performance for the Love Live event at the Akiba Dome being implied as their final performance.]]
* CastHerd: μ's members form their own groups of three whenever they are not together. Specifically, there's the first years (Hanayo, Rin, Maki), the second years, (Honoka, Umi, Kotori), and the third years (Eri, Nozomi, Nico). Aside from this, they also are divided into "sub units" of three members during performances: Printempts (Honoka, Kotori, Rin), [=BiBi=] (Eri, Maki, Nico), and Lily White (Umi, Nozomi, Hanayo)



* FamedInStory: The anime is about μ's rise to fame. By the second season, their popularity has equalled [[spoiler: and at one point surpassed]] their rival, and alreadly established school idol group, A-RISE. Also, as noted in the LegendaryInTheSequel trope below, they have become a legendary idol group.



* NamesTheSame: An in-universe example in that they share the same name with a soap brand. It comes up several times throughout the series, whenever μ's achieves something big, they ask whether its their group being referred to or the soap brand.
-->'''Honoka''': A catchphrase huh? Oh! "Not a soap brand!"
* SavingTheOrphanage: μ's original goal was to prevent their school from closing due to lack of enrolling students.



!Honoka Kōsaka

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!Honoka Kōsaka[[folder: Honoka Kōsaka]]




!Eli Ayase

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\n!Eli Ayase[[/folder]]

[[folder: Eli Ayase]]




!Kotori Minami

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\n!Kotori Minami[[/folder]]

[[folder: Kotori Minami]]




!Umi Sonoda

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\n!Umi Sonoda[[/folder]]

[[folder: Umi Sonoda]]




!Rin Hoshizora

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\n!Rin Hoshizora[[/folder]]

[[folder: Rin Hoshizora]]




!Maki Nishikino

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\n!Maki Nishikino[[/folder]]

[[folder: Maki Nishikino]]




!Nozomi Tōjō

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\n!Nozomi Tōjō[[/folder]]

[[folder: Nozomi Tōjō]]




!Hanayo Koizumi

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\n!Hanayo Koizumi[[/folder]]

[[folder: Hanayo Koizumi]]




!Nico Yazawa

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\n!Nico Yazawa[[/folder]]

[[folder: Nico Yazawa]]



[[folder:Supporting Characters]]
!Hideko, Mika and Fumika
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[[caption-width-right:350:Left to right: Fumika, Mika, Hideko]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MarieMiyake (Hideko), Creator/SayuriHara (Mika), Creator/NozomiYamamoto (Fumika) (Japanese), Creator/MelaLee (Hideko), Ryan Bartley (Mika), Creator/NatalieHoover (Fumika) (English)

Three of Honoka's classmates who appear throughout the anime to help μ's in any way they can.

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[[folder:Supporting Characters]]
!Hideko, Mika and Fumika
!A-RISE
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[[caption-width-right:350:Left to right: Fumika, Mika, Hideko]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MarieMiyake (Hideko), Creator/SayuriHara (Mika), Creator/NozomiYamamoto (Fumika) (Japanese), Creator/MelaLee (Hideko), Ryan Bartley (Mika), Creator/NatalieHoover (Fumika) (English)

Three
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[[caption-width-right:350: Erena, Tsubasa, and Anju]]

An idol group from UTX High School. Consisting
of Honoka's classmates who appear three members, they are presented as μ's main rival throughout the anime series. However, they only get to help officially meet μ's during episode 3 of the second season. It was seeing them perform that inspired Honoka to become a school idol and ultimately form μ's. A-RISE, on the other hand, saw μ's as their biggest competition and kept their eye on their progress.

As an already popular group prior to the start of the story, they are the favorites when it comes to winning the Love Live competition in both seasons. [[spoiler: They eventually win the first season's Love Live. However, they lose at the final round of the preliminaries to
μ's in any way they can.the second season.]]

!!!Tropes Shared by All Members



* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:They call out the ''entire student body'' to shovel a path in the snow for Honoka, Umi and Kotori to get to the final Love Live preliminaries on time.]]
* CrazyPrepared: [[spoiler:They were carrying the costumes for "Bokura wa Ima no Naka de" in case μ's needed to do an encore at Love Live.]]
* EleventhHourRanger: After showing no interest in actually joining in for the entire series, they take part in the school idol dance at the end of the movie.
* [[ThoseTwoGuys Those Three Girls]]: They're in the background, helping out with everything from the camera work in μ's' first performance to student council work to more pressing concerns, and also [[spoiler:look after Honoka when she's feeling depressed]]. However, they always appear together and their names are barely even mentioned.

!Director Minami
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NorikoHidaka (Japanese), Creator/KarenStrassman (English)

The director of the Otonokizaka Academy.

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* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:They call out ColorCodedForYourConvenience: While the ''entire student body'' individual girls don't seem to shovel a path have their own colors, the main color of the entire group seems to be yellow, with their main costumes and their ratings bar in the snow Love Live being yellow.
* EarlyBirdCameo[=/=]AscendedExtra: They only had a handful of lines in the first season and were more of an untouchable rival to μ's, but in the second season, openly challenge them.
* FamedInStory: A-RISE has been a a popular idol group even before the start of the anime as they already have a nationwinde fanbase which gives them a major advantage over the other school idols during the Love Live competition. μ's challenge in season 2 is how to match A-RISE's massive popularity.
* FriendlyRival: They provide some pointers
for Honoka, Umi μ's and Kotori even allow them to get perform on the same stage for [[spoiler:round 1 of the Love Live preliminaries]] because Honoka's group didn't have any other place to perform.
* GracefulLoser:[[spoiler: They lose
the final round of the Love Live preliminaries on time.to μ's. According to Tsubasa during her conversion with Honoka, they have taken it well, even stating that they knew they had lost after seeing μ's performance.]]
* CrazyPrepared: [[spoiler:They HeroOfAnotherStory: They were carrying the costumes for "Bokura wa Ima no Naka de" in case μ's needed just as dedicated to do an encore at Love Live.]]
* EleventhHourRanger: After showing no interest in actually joining in for the entire series, they take part in the
their school idol dance at group as Honoka and the end other girls were to μ's. No doubt the trio have their own interesting lives which they could be the main characters in were they not direct rivals to the latter's group in the Love Live contest.
* LegendaryInTheSequel: As of ''Sunshine'' they are considered a legendary school idol group alongside μ's.
* TheRival: To μ's, even specifically stating that they are the group that they have been keeping an eye on the most.
** PrivilegedRival: Subverted. While UTX is an affluent school with facilities that are not found in Otonokizaka Academy, this does not give A-RISE a real advantage over μ's. They became one
of the movie.
* [[ThoseTwoGuys Those Three Girls]]: They're in the background, helping out with everything from the camera work in μ's' first performance
country's most popular idols simply by being dedicated to student council work to more pressing concerns, and also [[spoiler:look after Honoka when she's feeling depressed]]. However, what they always appear together and do.
* ZettaiRyouiki: In both of
their names are barely even mentioned.

!Director Minami
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concert outfits.

[[folder: Tsubasa Kira]]
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[[caption-width-right:350: The leader]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NorikoHidaka Creator/MeguSakuragawa (Japanese), Creator/KarenStrassman Creator/CassandraLee (English)

The director leader and center of the Otonokizaka Academy.A-RISE.



* HimeCut
* MumLooksLikeASister: She looks like she's in her mid-late 20's, or very early 30's, and could probably be mistaken for Kotori's older sister.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She lets μ's perform on the opening campus as long as they pass their final exams.

!Yukiho Kōsaka
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NaoTouyama (Japanese), Creator/ChristineMarieCabanos (English)

Honoka's younger sister.

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* HimeCut
* MumLooksLikeASister: She looks like she's in her mid-late 20's, or very early 30's, and could probably be mistaken for Kotori's older sister.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She lets
EnemyMine: Seems to have this attitude towards μ's perform on and Honoka (in a friendly way). [[spoiler: Especially after μ's beats A-RISE in the opening campus preliminaries.]]
* {{Foil}}: Seems to be shaping up to be one to Honoka,
as long as a fellow leader and direct rival, but much calmer and knowledgable about being an idol.
* GenkiGirl: Played with in contrast with Honoka. She's somewhat excitable (grabbing Honoka and dragging her off without an explanation when
they pass first meet, being very enthusiastic about being an idol), but is more rational about it and seems to keep her excitement under control.
* GracefulLoser:[[spoiler: Fully admits her loss in the preliminaries, even mentioning that she knew A-RISE had lost during μ's' performance.]]
* HeroicBSOD:[[spoiler: During her conversation with Honoka in episode 10, she states that while A-RISE has taken
their final exams.

!Yukiho Kōsaka
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loss in the preliminaries well, she herself cannot fully understand why they lost to μ's'. She says like μ's', A-RISE has put their best effort in their performance and they also have the team chemistry and audience appeal that μ's' has, so why they lost was not a question of effort or talent. She seemed to have found a satisfactory answer to her question after seeing μ's' slogan at the end of the episode.]]
* HypocriticalHumor: Almost definitely unintentional, but it's a little amusing how Tsubasa tells Nico that every group needs a little imp when she's noticeably shorter than Erena and Anju herself.
* ShesGotLegs: Her outfit she wears in Season 2, Episode 3 has it. In [[http://i.imgur.com/Jg2OLSL.gif this gif ]] she wears the outfit and the camera is zoomed in on her hips/thighs.
* TheLeader: Of A-RISE
* NiceHat: In both of her concert outfits.
* [[TheSmartGuy The Smart Girl]]: Seems to be pretty calculating, if not the most GenreSavvy of her group, as well as incredibly charismatic.
* TsurimeEyes
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Erena Toudou]]
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NaoTouyama Creator/MahoMatsunaga (Japanese), Creator/ChristineMarieCabanos Creator/ErikaHarlacher (English)

Honoka's younger sister.The tallest and more mature-looking member of the group.



* ACupAngst: When Hanayo accidentally visits Honoka's home and her family sweet shop, Hanayo sees her in her bathing towel commenting in the mirror to have bigger boobs.
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling
* FamilyThemeNaming: Shares the "穂" (ho) character with her sister, notable in that the sweet shop her family manages is called "Homura", phonetically mirroring this.
* {{Fangirl}}: Of A-RISE, although she later starts taking a liking to μ's.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The {{Tomboy}} to Arisa's Girly Girl.
* WhoWearsShortShorts: When wearing casual clothing.

!Arisa Ayase
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AyaneSakura (Japanese), Creator/BriannaKnickerbocker (English)

Eli's younger sister.

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%%* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* ACupAngst: When Hanayo accidentally visits Honoka's home and BeautyMark: Under her family sweet shop, Hanayo sees her in her bathing towel commenting in the mirror to have bigger boobs.
left eye.
%%* TsurimeEyes
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling
* FamilyThemeNaming: Shares the "穂" (ho) character with her sister, notable in that the sweet shop her family manages is called "Homura", phonetically mirroring this.
* {{Fangirl}}: Of A-RISE, although she later starts taking a liking to μ's.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The {{Tomboy}} to Arisa's Girly Girl.
* WhoWearsShortShorts: When wearing casual clothing.

!Arisa Ayase
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[[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Purple Hair]]
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[[folder: Anju Yuuki]]
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AyaneSakura Creator/AyuruOhashi (Japanese), Creator/BriannaKnickerbocker Corina Boettger (English)

Eli's younger sister.The third member of the group.



* AscendedFangirl: A huge fan of μ's who aims to join as soon as she gets into high school. [[spoiler: Subverted though, since she and Yukiho decide that it would better for them to form their own group, rather than to join μ's.]]
* ButNotTooForeign: She's 1/4 Russian, like her sister.
* {{Fangirl}}: Like Yukiho, she loves μ's. Eli wasn't too happy about this at first.
* FishOutOfWater: She grew up in Russia, so she has all kinds of wrong ideas about Japanese food and drinks.
* GenderFlip[=\=]CompositeCharacter[=\=]RetCon: Eri has two younger brothers in earlier source materials.
* PhenotypeStereotype: Blond with light blue eyes.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Official subs use Arisa.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The Girly Girl to Yukiho's Tomboy.

!Cocoro, Cocoa, and Cotaro Yazawa
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/SoraTokui (all) (Japanese), Creator/StephanieSheh (Cocoro), Janice Roman Roku (Cocoa), Creator/JulieAnnTaylor (Cotaro) (English)

Nico's siblings. Cocoro and Cocoa originally debuted in Nico's School Idol Diary novel as a pair of twins. In the anime adaption, however, Nico also has a younger brother, Cotaro.

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* AscendedFangirl: A huge fan HimeCut: Albeit sort of μ's who aims to join wavy.
* TheOjou: Is described
as soon as she gets into high school. [[spoiler: Subverted though, since she being "princess-like" and Yukiho decide that it would better for them to form their own group, rather is more soft-spoken than to join μ's.]]
* ButNotTooForeign: She's 1/4 Russian, like
her sister.
* {{Fangirl}}: Like Yukiho, she loves μ's. Eli wasn't too happy about this at first.
* FishOutOfWater: She grew up in Russia, so she has all kinds of wrong ideas about Japanese food and drinks.
* GenderFlip[=\=]CompositeCharacter[=\=]RetCon: Eri has
other two younger brothers in earlier source materials.
group members.
* PhenotypeStereotype: Blond TaremeEyes: The only member of the group with light blue eyes.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Official subs use Arisa.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The Girly Girl to Yukiho's Tomboy.

!Cocoro, Cocoa,
them.
[[/folder]]

!Others
[[folder:Supporting Characters]]
!Hideko, Mika
and Cotaro Yazawa
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Fumika
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[[caption-width-right:350:Left to right: Fumika, Mika, Hideko]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/SoraTokui (all) Creator/MarieMiyake (Hideko), Creator/SayuriHara (Mika), Creator/NozomiYamamoto (Fumika) (Japanese), Creator/StephanieSheh (Cocoro), Janice Roman Roku (Cocoa), Creator/JulieAnnTaylor (Cotaro) Creator/MelaLee (Hideko), Ryan Bartley (Mika), Creator/NatalieHoover (Fumika) (English)

Nico's siblings. Cocoro and Cocoa originally debuted in Nico's School Idol Diary novel as a pair Three of twins. In Honoka's classmates who appear throughout the anime adaption, however, Nico also has a younger brother, Cotaro.to help μ's in any way they can.



* AdaptationDyeJob: Cocoa originally had dark hair just like her siblings in the novel, but it was lightened a bit in the anime.
* AlliterativeFamily: They all share the "Ko/Co" at the beginning of their names. Nico is the only one to break this theme, but instead has it at the end of her name.
* AlternateContinuity: Cororo and Cocoa are originally twins and only about 5 years old in the novel.
* [[BigBrotherWorship Big Sister Worship]]: All three firmly believe that Nico is a "super idol".
* ChildrenAreInnocent: Nico essentially lied to her siblings about being a "super idol", as the other girls find out in episode 4 of season 2. However, after Hanayo explains they're NotSoDifferent due to her also dreaming of becoming an idol, the girls realize Nico was just trying to hide her bitterness and frustrations from her siblings. So they come up with a plan to help her gracefully step down without having to reveal the actual truth to them so as to avoid causing strife and disillusionment in her household.
* GirlishPigtails: Cocoa has low twintails in the novel, but in the anime, both Cocoro and Cocoa have one side ponytail on opposite sides of their heads.
* IdenticalTwinIDTag: In the novel, Cocoa has twintails just like Nico while Cocoro has one ponytail.
** CallBack: In the novel, Cocoa's twintails are more similar to Nico's twintails in her earlier design.
* IdiotHair: Cotaro has one.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: They all look a lot like Nico. Hanayo even mistakes Cocoro (a grade schooler) for her older sister at first. Even moreso in the novel where both are twins and represented both early and current design of their big sisters.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Or, rather, a C. Cocoro, not Kokoro. Cotaro, not Kotaro. Cocoa, not Kokoa. This is according to official subs.
** However, if we go by ThemeNaming, Kokoro mean 'heart', while Kokoa mean 'love heart' which also fit with Nico's character theme. While Kotaro literally just means "first son."
* TalkingToHerself: All three share the same voice actress in the Japanese version, Tokui Sora, who also voices Nico.
* TokenMiniMoe
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Cocoa and Cocoro respectively in anime.
* VerbalTic: In the novel, the twins will sometimes end their sentence with "Nico!". Their sister has taught them well.

!Alpacas

A pair of alpacas kept at Otonokizaka High School.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: Cocoa originally had dark hair just like her siblings BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:They call out the ''entire student body'' to shovel a path in the novel, but it was lightened a bit snow for Honoka, Umi and Kotori to get to the final Love Live preliminaries on time.]]
* CrazyPrepared: [[spoiler:They were carrying the costumes for "Bokura wa Ima no Naka de" in case μ's needed to do an encore at Love Live.]]
* EleventhHourRanger: After showing no interest in actually joining in for the entire series, they take part
in the anime.
* AlliterativeFamily: They all share the "Ko/Co" at the beginning of their names. Nico is the only one to break this theme, but instead has it
school idol dance at the end of her name.
the movie.
* AlternateContinuity: Cororo and Cocoa are originally twins and only about 5 years old [[ThoseTwoGuys Those Three Girls]]: They're in the novel.
* [[BigBrotherWorship Big Sister Worship]]: All three firmly believe that Nico is a "super idol".
* ChildrenAreInnocent: Nico essentially lied to her siblings about being a "super idol", as
background, helping out with everything from the other girls find out camera work in episode 4 of season 2. μ's' first performance to student council work to more pressing concerns, and also [[spoiler:look after Honoka when she's feeling depressed]]. However, after Hanayo explains they're NotSoDifferent due to her also dreaming of becoming an idol, the girls realize Nico was just trying to hide her bitterness and frustrations from her siblings. So they come up with a plan to help her gracefully step down without having to reveal the actual truth to them so as to avoid causing strife always appear together and disillusionment in her household.
* GirlishPigtails: Cocoa has low twintails in the novel, but in the anime, both Cocoro and Cocoa have one side ponytail on opposite sides of
their heads.
* IdenticalTwinIDTag: In the novel, Cocoa has twintails just like Nico while Cocoro has one ponytail.
** CallBack: In the novel, Cocoa's twintails
names are more similar to Nico's twintails in her earlier design.
* IdiotHair: Cotaro has one.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: They all look a lot like Nico. Hanayo
barely even mistakes Cocoro (a grade schooler) for her older sister at first. Even moreso in mentioned.

!Director Minami
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NorikoHidaka (Japanese), Creator/KarenStrassman (English)

The director of
the novel where both are twins and represented both early and current design of their big sisters.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Or, rather, a C. Cocoro, not Kokoro. Cotaro, not Kotaro. Cocoa, not Kokoa. This is according to official subs.
** However, if we go by ThemeNaming, Kokoro mean 'heart', while Kokoa mean 'love heart' which also fit with Nico's character theme. While Kotaro literally just means "first son."
* TalkingToHerself: All three share the same voice actress in the Japanese version, Tokui Sora, who also voices Nico.
* TokenMiniMoe
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Cocoa and Cocoro respectively in anime.
* VerbalTic: In the novel, the twins will sometimes end their sentence with "Nico!". Their sister has taught them well.

!Alpacas

A pair of alpacas kept at
Otonokizaka High School.Academy.



* DudeLooksLikeALady: The alpaca with fluffy white fur is actually male.
* JokeCharacter: In ''School Idol Festival'', you could get them on AprilFoolsDay 2015 as cards, though they can't actually be put in teams. Their only purpose is to be used to boost other members' EXP in Practice. On April 1st, 2016 the chimes used when tapping a note was replaced by alpaca sounds.
* LadyLooksLikeADude: The alpaca with rough brown fur is actually female, as confirmed when it's revealed to be pregnant in Season 2.
* MoreDeadlyThanTheMale: The male alpaca is very amicable, but gods help you if you anger the female one, as Eli and a few other girls have learned the hard way.
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[[folder:A-RISE]]
!Tropes Shared by All Members

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* DudeLooksLikeALady: The alpaca with fluffy white fur is actually male.
HimeCut
* JokeCharacter: In ''School Idol Festival'', you MumLooksLikeASister: She looks like she's in her mid-late 20's, or very early 30's, and could get them probably be mistaken for Kotori's older sister.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She lets μ's perform
on AprilFoolsDay 2015 the opening campus as cards, though long as they can't actually be put in teams. Their only purpose is to be used to boost other members' EXP in Practice. On April 1st, 2016 the chimes used when tapping a note was replaced by alpaca sounds.
* LadyLooksLikeADude: The alpaca with rough brown fur is actually female, as confirmed when it's revealed to be pregnant in Season 2.
* MoreDeadlyThanTheMale: The male alpaca is very amicable, but gods help you if you anger the female one, as Eli and a few other girls have learned the hard way.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:A-RISE]]
!Tropes Shared by All Members
pass their final exams.

!Yukiho Kōsaka
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/yukiho_kousaka_8028.jpg
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NaoTouyama (Japanese), Creator/ChristineMarieCabanos (English)

Honoka's younger sister.



* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: While the individual girls don't seem to have their own colors, the main color of the entire group seems to be yellow, with their main costumes and their ratings bar in the Love Live being yellow.
* EarlyBirdCameo[=/=]AscendedExtra: They only had a handful of lines in the first season and were more of an untouchable rival to μ's, but in the second season, openly challenge them.
* FriendlyEnemy: They provide some pointers for μ's and even allow them to perform on the same stage for [[spoiler:round 1 of the Love Live preliminaries]] because Honoka's group didn't have any other place to perform.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: They were just as dedicated to their school idol group as Honoka and the other girls were to μ's. No doubt the trio have their own interesting lives which they could be the main characters in were they not direct rivals to the latter's group in the Love Live contest.
* TheRival: To μ's, even specifically stating that they are the group that they have been keeping an eye on the most.
* ZettaiRyouiki: In both of their concert outfits.

!Tsubasa Kira
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MeguSakuragawa (Japanese), Creator/CassandraLee (English)

The leader and center of A-RISE.

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* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: While the individual girls don't seem to have their own colors, the main color of the entire group seems to be yellow, with their main costumes and their ratings bar in the Love Live being yellow.
* EarlyBirdCameo[=/=]AscendedExtra: They only had a handful of lines in the first season and were more of an untouchable rival to μ's, but in the second season, openly challenge them.
* FriendlyEnemy: They provide some pointers for μ's and even allow them to perform on the same stage for [[spoiler:round 1 of the Love Live preliminaries]] because
ACupAngst: When Hanayo accidentally visits Honoka's group didn't have any other place to perform.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: They were just as dedicated to their school idol group as Honoka
home and the other girls were to μ's. No doubt the trio have their own interesting lives which they could be the main characters her family sweet shop, Hanayo sees her in were they not direct rivals to the latter's group her bathing towel commenting in the Love Live contest.
mirror to have bigger boobs.
* TheRival: To μ's, even specifically stating AnnoyingYoungerSibling
* FamilyThemeNaming: Shares the "穂" (ho) character with her sister, notable in
that they are the group that they have been keeping an eye on the most.
sweet shop her family manages is called "Homura", phonetically mirroring this.
* ZettaiRyouiki: In both of their concert outfits.

!Tsubasa Kira
{{Fangirl}}: Of A-RISE, although she later starts taking a liking to μ's.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The {{Tomboy}} to Arisa's Girly Girl.
* WhoWearsShortShorts: When wearing casual clothing.

!Arisa Ayase
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/arisa_ayase_2176.jpg
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MeguSakuragawa Creator/AyaneSakura (Japanese), Creator/CassandraLee Creator/BriannaKnickerbocker (English)

The leader and center of A-RISE.Eli's younger sister.



* EnemyMine: Seems to have this attitude towards μ's and Honoka (in a friendly way). [[spoiler: Especially after μ's beats A-RISE in the preliminaries.]]
* {{Foil}}: Seems to be shaping up to be one to Honoka, as a fellow leader and direct rival, but much calmer and knowledgable about being an idol.
* GenkiGirl: Played with in contrast with Honoka. She's somewhat excitable (grabbing Honoka and dragging her off without an explanation when they first meet, being very enthusiastic about being an idol), but is more rational about it and seems to keep her excitement under control.
* [[spoiler: GracefulLoser: Fully admits her loss in the preliminaries, even mentioning that she knew A-RISE had lost during μ's' performance.]]
* HypocriticalHumor: Almost definitely unintentional, but it's a little amusing how Tsubasa tells Nico that every group needs a little imp when she's noticeably shorter than Erena and Anju herself.
* ShesGotLegs: Her outfit she wears in Season 2, Episode 3 has it. In [[http://i.imgur.com/Jg2OLSL.gif this gif ]] she wears the outfit and the camera is zoomed in on her hips/thighs.
* TheLeader
* NiceHat: In both of her concert outfits.
* [[TheSmartGuy The Smart Girl]]: Seems to be pretty calculating, if not the most GenreSavvy of her group, as well as incredibly charismatic.
* TsurimeEyes

!Erena Toudou
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MahoMatsunaga (Japanese), Creator/ErikaHarlacher (English)

The tallest and more mature-looking member of the group.

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* EnemyMine: Seems to have this attitude towards AscendedFangirl: A huge fan of μ's and Honoka (in a friendly way). who aims to join as soon as she gets into high school. [[spoiler: Especially after μ's beats A-RISE in the preliminaries.Subverted though, since she and Yukiho decide that it would better for them to form their own group, rather than to join μ's.]]
* {{Foil}}: Seems to be shaping up to be one to Honoka, as a fellow leader and direct rival, but much calmer and knowledgable about being an idol.
* GenkiGirl: Played with in contrast with Honoka.
ButNotTooForeign: She's somewhat excitable (grabbing Honoka and dragging 1/4 Russian, like her off without an explanation when they first meet, being very enthusiastic sister.
* {{Fangirl}}: Like Yukiho, she loves μ's. Eli wasn't too happy
about being an idol), but is more rational this at first.
* FishOutOfWater: She grew up in Russia, so she has all kinds of wrong ideas
about it Japanese food and seems drinks.
* GenderFlip[=\=]CompositeCharacter[=\=]RetCon: Eri has two younger brothers in earlier source materials.
* PhenotypeStereotype: Blond with light blue eyes.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Official subs use Arisa.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: The Girly Girl
to keep her excitement under control.
* [[spoiler: GracefulLoser: Fully admits her loss in the preliminaries, even mentioning that she knew A-RISE had lost during μ's' performance.]]
* HypocriticalHumor: Almost definitely unintentional, but it's a little amusing how Tsubasa tells Nico that every group needs a little imp when she's noticeably shorter than Erena
Yukiho's Tomboy.

!Cocoro, Cocoa,
and Anju herself.
* ShesGotLegs: Her outfit she wears in Season 2, Episode 3 has it. In [[http://i.imgur.com/Jg2OLSL.gif this gif ]] she wears the outfit and the camera is zoomed in on her hips/thighs.
* TheLeader
* NiceHat: In both of her concert outfits.
* [[TheSmartGuy The Smart Girl]]: Seems to be pretty calculating, if not the most GenreSavvy of her group, as well as incredibly charismatic.
* TsurimeEyes

!Erena Toudou
Cotaro Yazawa
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/nicotwin_2229.jpg
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MahoMatsunaga Creator/SoraTokui (all) (Japanese), Creator/ErikaHarlacher Creator/StephanieSheh (Cocoro), Janice Roman Roku (Cocoa), Creator/JulieAnnTaylor (Cotaro) (English)

The tallest Nico's siblings. Cocoro and more mature-looking member Cocoa originally debuted in Nico's School Idol Diary novel as a pair of twins. In the group.anime adaption, however, Nico also has a younger brother, Cotaro.



%%* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* BeautyMark: Under her left eye.
%%* TsurimeEyes
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Purple Hair]]

!Anju Yuuki
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AyuruOhashi (Japanese), Corina Boettger (English)

The third member of the group.

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%%* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* BeautyMark: Under AdaptationDyeJob: Cocoa originally had dark hair just like her left eye.
%%* TsurimeEyes
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Purple Hair]]

!Anju Yuuki
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AyuruOhashi (Japanese), Corina Boettger (English)

The third member of
siblings in the group.novel, but it was lightened a bit in the anime.
* AlliterativeFamily: They all share the "Ko/Co" at the beginning of their names. Nico is the only one to break this theme, but instead has it at the end of her name.
* AlternateContinuity: Cororo and Cocoa are originally twins and only about 5 years old in the novel.
* [[BigBrotherWorship Big Sister Worship]]: All three firmly believe that Nico is a "super idol".
* ChildrenAreInnocent: Nico essentially lied to her siblings about being a "super idol", as the other girls find out in episode 4 of season 2. However, after Hanayo explains they're NotSoDifferent due to her also dreaming of becoming an idol, the girls realize Nico was just trying to hide her bitterness and frustrations from her siblings. So they come up with a plan to help her gracefully step down without having to reveal the actual truth to them so as to avoid causing strife and disillusionment in her household.
* GirlishPigtails: Cocoa has low twintails in the novel, but in the anime, both Cocoro and Cocoa have one side ponytail on opposite sides of their heads.
* IdenticalTwinIDTag: In the novel, Cocoa has twintails just like Nico while Cocoro has one ponytail.
** CallBack: In the novel, Cocoa's twintails are more similar to Nico's twintails in her earlier design.
* IdiotHair: Cotaro has one.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: They all look a lot like Nico. Hanayo even mistakes Cocoro (a grade schooler) for her older sister at first. Even moreso in the novel where both are twins and represented both early and current design of their big sisters.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Or, rather, a C. Cocoro, not Kokoro. Cotaro, not Kotaro. Cocoa, not Kokoa. This is according to official subs.
** However, if we go by ThemeNaming, Kokoro mean 'heart', while Kokoa mean 'love heart' which also fit with Nico's character theme. While Kotaro literally just means "first son."
* TalkingToHerself: All three share the same voice actress in the Japanese version, Tokui Sora, who also voices Nico.
* TokenMiniMoe
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Cocoa and Cocoro respectively in anime.
* VerbalTic: In the novel, the twins will sometimes end their sentence with "Nico!". Their sister has taught them well.

!Alpacas

A pair of alpacas kept at Otonokizaka High School.



* HimeCut: Albeit sort of wavy.
* TheOjou: Is described as being "princess-like" and is more soft-spoken than her other two group members.
* TaremeEyes: The only member of the group with them.

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* HimeCut: Albeit sort of wavy.
DudeLooksLikeALady: The alpaca with fluffy white fur is actually male.
* TheOjou: Is described JokeCharacter: In ''School Idol Festival'', you could get them on AprilFoolsDay 2015 as being "princess-like" and cards, though they can't actually be put in teams. Their only purpose is more soft-spoken than her to be used to boost other two group members.
members' EXP in Practice. On April 1st, 2016 the chimes used when tapping a note was replaced by alpaca sounds.
* TaremeEyes: LadyLooksLikeADude: The only member of the group alpaca with them.rough brown fur is actually female, as confirmed when it's revealed to be pregnant in Season 2.
* MoreDeadlyThanTheMale: The male alpaca is very amicable, but gods help you if you anger the female one, as Eli and a few other girls have learned the hard way.
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* ZettaiRyouiki: Her school uniform.

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* ZettaiRyouiki: Her school uniform.
uniform and her practice outfit from the second season.
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* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: the tomboy to Hanayo's girly girl.
** TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: More tomboyish than the rest of the girls, and is noticeably worried about being too tomboyish to wear frilly skirts, but still loves the idea of being an idol.

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* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: the The tomboy to Hanayo's girly girl.
** * TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: More tomboyish than the rest of the girls, and is noticeably worried about being too tomboyish to wear frilly skirts, but still loves the idea of being an idol.idol.
* TomboyishBaseballCap: She wears one during the PV for the group's third single, which is fitting for the most tomboyish of the girls.



* [[spoiler: ZettaiRyouiki: At the end of [[ADayInTheLimelight episode five of season two]], Rin wears feminine clothes to practice, including this.]]
** [[spoiler: She keeps this outfit for the following episodes to show her CharacterDevelopment.]]

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* [[spoiler: ZettaiRyouiki: At the end of [[ADayInTheLimelight episode five of season two]], Rin wears feminine clothes to practice, including this.]]
** [[spoiler:
this. She keeps this outfit for the following episodes to show her CharacterDevelopment.]]
CharacterDevelopment, since she's now more confident about wearing girlier clothing.
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--> '''Rin (about the others leaving early without practicing)''': You guys are making us look stupid!

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--> '''Rin (about the others leaving early without practicing)''': You guys are making us [Honoka and I] look stupid!
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Added DiffLines:

* DeadpanSnarker: Not often, but as expected of the OnlySaneMan of the group who also happens to be [[IdiotHero Honoka's]] best friend, she has her moments.
--> '''Rin (about the others leaving early without practicing)''': You guys are making us look stupid!
--> '''Umi''': You ''are'' stupid.
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-->'''Image Color:''' Orange (Red or pink in [=PVs=])

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Orange (Red or pink in [=PVs=])



-->'''Image Color:''' Light Blue

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Light Blue



-->'''Image Color:''' Grey (Green or turquoise in pvs)

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Grey (Green or turquoise in pvs)



-->'''Image Color:''' Blue

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Blue



-->'''Image Color:''' Yellow (Light green in pvs)

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Yellow (Light green in pvs)



-->'''Image Color:''' Red (Purple or maroon in [=PVs=])

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Red (Purple or maroon in [=PVs=])



-->'''Image Color:''' Violet

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Violet



-->'''Image Color:''' Green (Orange in pvs)

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Green (Orange in pvs)



-->'''Image Color:''' Pink

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-->'''Image Color:''' -->'''[[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Image Color]]:''' Pink
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