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Characters: The Idolmaster-Cinderella Girls
Characters originating from THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls. Originally a mobile device card game, it contains the largest iM@S cast: over 180 exclusive characters and growing. The property successfully expanded into other mechandise markets, foremost being Drama CD, Manga, and Image Song multimedia. Should not be confused with the other iM@S mobile game, which would be Dueling Games if they weren't from the same company.

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     In General 

Cinderella Girls provides examples of:

  • Age-Inappropriate Dress: Some might call it fanservice.
  • And Your Reward Is Clothes
  • Art Evolution: Newer card illustrations are drawn better or with more complexity.
  • Asskicking Equals Authority: Musical stage battle idol style!
  • Bonus Boss: Random rival battles. However you will need to be at least in certain areas around Japan to face them.
  • Canon Discontinuity: Maybe. Word of God has yet to make an official ruling. Shiny Festa features the Cinderella Girls as Easter Egg, presenting them as idols who perform against 765 Pro during a music festival. This breaks from the card game Canon, as it implies the Cinderella Girls are not from the same music agency.
    • Continuity Nod: Several for iM@S2.
    • Continuity Overlap: The 4-koma manga for Cinderella Girls implies the setting takes place after the original idols of 765 Pro have achieved celebrity status in Japan. Many of the idols are happy to perform the original cast's trademark songs or wear their unique wardrobe. It would also explain how 765 Pro has the resources to hire, promote and train so many idols at once.
    • Canon Welding: Further supporting the trope above, a character appearance in the ending credits of The Movie implies that Cinderella Girls and Million Live simultaneously occur in the future of the anime setting.
  • Card Battle Game
  • Costume Porn: Up to Eleven. It's been said Namco Bandai once hired fashion designers as advisers and it really shows.
  • Crossover: The original 765 Pro are featured in Cinderella Girls as already successful sempai the cast hopes to emulate. However the original idols are used very sparingly (limited edition or special event promotionals) and not eligable for vote during popularity polls. They're in Cinderella Girls, but techincally not considered among their official ranks.
    • Alternate Universe: Likely scenario with the Million Live cast. The two mobile games do not share their exclusive idols or even acknowledge they exist. The reason for this is because Million Live is a licensed under GREE and Cinderella Girls is a licensed under Mobage. They are competing companies who pay Namco Bandai to use the iM@S franchise.
  • Drama CD Dang It / Manga Dang It: You have to listen to their drama CD's or read the manga series, to get important information about the characters.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: 3 girls from the sixth batch of CG idols (26-30) were confirmed in an animated PV for Onegai Cinderella. From the Cool side we get Nao and Karen and from Passion, Syoko. Nina and Momoka were apparently replaced with Yuko and Sae.
    • Certain cards belonging to Chieri and Koume had their voices patched in before their CDs were released.
  • Free-Range Children: Not just all across Japan, but the entire world. The Producer sometimes travels along, but it's impossible for him to keep an eye on all of them at once. Some of the adult idols babysit as Cool Big Sis and Team Mom.
  • Hollywood Dateless: How this many beautiful girls and women are having trouble finding boyfriends or husbands. Averted once they become successful idols, upon which they have have thousands of devoted male fans, but the only man the idol wants at this point is the Producer.
  • Idol Singer: Goes without saying.
  • Is This Thing Still On?: A frequent happening during the Drama CD skits.
  • Job Title: The idols seek to become a Cinderella Girl: the title given to the most popular idol in the world. The Producer is obviously the Idolmaster.
  • Joshikousei: Too many to list.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: Started with 100 idols. Currently around 180 as of late 2013.
    • Ditto Fighter: An unfortunate result of having so many characters. Many idols share the same core concept and only differ by age or how they apply the gimmick. For example, over a dozen idols use the bunny rabbit as their persona mascott. It usually falls on Fan-Art and Fanon to make greater distinction between the girls, but even that doesn't work for all of them because...
    • Put on a Bus: ...many of the idols are ignored when newer additions to the roster prove more popular. On the plus side, sometimes it allows fans to add more Fan-Art and Fanon to their personality. Occassionally the lack of attention might even rekindle the idol's popularity on contest polls. However this isn't a surefire guarantee since...
    • What Happened to the Mouse?: ...the less popular or unimaginative idols, tend to be abandoned and forgotten by Namco Bandai and game fans (i.e. don't get updated cards). Fridge Horror if one interprets this to mean the Producer could not make her career successful and the idol's dream never comes true.
  • Merchandise-Driven: It's probably easier to list what doesn't get merchandised. The official company stance is, "anything not made to intentionally harm." Therefore you won't see products packaged as Cinderella Girls weaponry or insecticide. However everything else from food to clothing to toys to pet supplies are perfectly valid and do exist.
  • Mobile Phone Game
  • Music for Courage
  • The Power of Friendship: Storyline cornerstone of character interaction in iM@S.
  • The Power of Love: An idol's affection has a factor in the game.
  • Reused Character Design: Several girls use similar, sometimes exact, themes in their character design. Some are even based on iM@S voice actress or inside jokes about the franchise. It's rumored Cinderella Girls incorporated rejected or unused development artwork from the original iDOLM@STER.
  • Schrödinger's Gun: Personality details and character quirks of the idols.
  • Theme Birthday: Using the Gregorian calendar, no two idols share the same birthday except for twins. Using this system, Namco Bandai is probably aiming for 366 heroines, meaning everyday would be an idol's birthday. At present the average is every other day is an idol's birthday.
  • Star-Making Role: Namco will splurge on a high profile VA every now and then, but many of the Cinderella Girls are voiced by complete unknowns and rookies.Depending on the viewer, this can be thought of as embodying the spirit of Cinderella Girls by giving newbie voice actors a chance to shine, or hiring the cheapest actors they can find.
  • There Are No Therapists: Quite a number of the idols should get professional counseling for their personality quirks.

    Cinderella Master Collection 

Cinderella Master Collection

Idols out of the 180+ characters from the Cinderella Girls mobile game, who have attained enough popularity to earn an Image Song Drama CD of their own. Many idols created for Cinderella Girls, began as simplistic cliché roles and one dimensional personalities. However the combination of Bonus Material, Fan-Art, Fanon, Memetic Mutation, Popularity Power, Saved by the Fans, Yonkoma, and popular anime trends evolves them into complex and detailed individuals. Once an idol reaches a threshold with these factors, Namco Bandai bestows her a voice actress and entry into The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Master collection. Thus so far, 30 idols have been officially elevated.

Rin Shibuya

Voiced by: Ayaka Fukuhara

Age: 15
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Birthday: August 10
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 80-56-81
Hobbies: Dog-walking

A cool headed, hard working young woman who serves as a sort of Rattata for players who choose to begin the game with the Cool category. She is notable for being the very first of the idols introduced in the game to receive an S Rare card after she proved popular among players, and also the first to be announced to be getting a CD debut. Her rise in popularity and her being the first one to go from a tutorial idol to getting a CD debut has earned quite a bit of popularity, becoming sort of the poster girl for the Cinderella Girls.


Anzu Futaba

Voiced by: Igarashi Hiromi

Age: 17
Height: 139 cm
Weight: 30 kg
Birthday: September 2
Blood type: B
Three sizes: ??? - ??? - ???
Hobbies: None

A listless, 17 year old idol in the Cute category, a NEET, Anzu doesn't believe in work. She has no particular interests other than playing games, anime, manga and sleeping. She only becomes an idol because she believes she will be able to live the rest of her days off royalties.
  • The Barnum: She negotiates toward's a person's natural sloth to be lazy with her, or guilt trips them into letting her do nothing.
  • But Now I Must Go: Her fourth S Rare+ features her telling her fans she's going to graduate while crying. However, if you look closely, you can see eye drops in her hand...
    • The Bus Came Back: However, she got more cards after that, meaning that either her plan was discovered or that she started liking being an idol.
  • Cassette Craze: She'll prerecord her singing to play it back again, in live concert, because she's too lazy to sing the refrain.
    Anzu: "Anzu calls it the Substitution Strategy!!"
  • Catch Phrase: "I wanna go home!"
    • She frequently wears a shirt that says: "If you work, you lose."
  • Complaining about Complaining: She complains that it takes too much energy to complain.
  • Character Development: Gleefully averted; even after evolving her card to Idol form her work ethic doesn't improve, she merely changes her get out of work tactics from whining to trying to smooth talk the Producer.
  • Cry Cute: A recurring theme, due to being upset she has to work.
  • Cute Little Fangs: Sports these in her second SR card.
  • Decoy Hiding Place / Fakeout Escape: She's done both to avoid work.
  • Dismotivation
  • Girlish Pigtails
  • Girls Love Stuffed Animals: She is never seen without her very old, ratty stuffed rabbit. It goes unsaid whether it has sentimental value to her or is just a convenient pillow.
  • Image Song: "Anzu no Uta" (Anzu's Song). Reason why it has such a mundane, uncreative title? You got it. She's too lazy to think one up.
  • Insane Troll Logic: Anzu doesn't just hate work, she thinks it's a crime against humanity. She envisions utopia being a world where everyone eats junk food, watches anime, plays video games, and reads manga. However such luxuries require massive service industries and manufacturing infrastructures to make possible. Thus there would still be work.
  • It's All About Me: She doesn't care if her laziness will cause problems for other Cinderella Girls, and will happily refuse to perform in concert or with her musical group. Fortunately she can be bribed with candy or tricked with the promise of royalty checks.
  • Laborious Laziness: Averted. Anzu just ignores others and goes back to sleep.
  • NEET: What she was (and still tries to be) before becoming an idol.
    • Brilliant, but Lazy: Implied to be this in one of the Cinderella Girls manga adaptations. For all her laziness, her card is also considered top tier.
    • Heavy Sleeper: Or at least fakes it to have people leave.
    • Lazy Bum: Up to Eleven
    • The Slacker: Can spend days without leaving a room if it's properly stocked with candy and electronic entertainment.
  • Oh Crap: Whenever she hears the Producer is looking for her, or returning from a business trip, because it means she has to work.
  • Older than They Look: She's often mistaken for an elementary school student.
    • The Napoleon: Averted. She is proud of being so short, and believes that growing tall is wasted energy.
    • Petite Pride: Very much so. Who wants to carry around all that extra weight? It's too much work!
    • Token Mini-Moe: She looks like a girl less than half her age. She ranks among the shortest and lightest of all known idols.
  • Only in It for the Money: Candy and video games will also work.
    • Not in My Contract: Does the minimum amount of expected work for an idol, and will immediately rebel if anyone attempts to do more.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When she's had enough of people trying to get her to work.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: Does it on the Cute Jewelries Drama CD track.
  • Third-Person Person
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Candy. It's how others bribe her to get anything done.
    • Must Have Candy: She practically says it word for word. Candy will override her laziness and love for video games, if only by a little.
    • Sweet Tooth: It has to be sweet candy. Using sour candy will cause a Bribe Backfire.
  • The Trickster: If she see an underhanded opportunity to get out of work or steal candy, she'll take it.
  • Tsundere: While she'll take candy from almost anybody, she goes this way when teased how she prefers it most from the Producer. Anzu will immediately claim he just happens to buy really sweet candy and refuses to reveal the brand so she can buy it herself.


Kanako Mimura

Voiced by: Yuka Ohtsubo

Age: 17
Height: 153 cm
Weight: 52 kg
Birthday: January 6
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 90-65-89
Hobbies: Baking

A soft spoken, sweet girl of the Cute category with a passion for baking. Initially, she doesn't consider herself idol material because of her body image and low self esteem.
  • Beautiful All Along
  • Big Eater
  • Big Beautiful Woman / Real Women Have Curves: She has a larger body than the typical anime girl, but given that most anime girls are impossibly thin even by Barbie doll standards, she is not unattractive. To be perfectly honest, her three-sizes still boast an hourglass figure and she has an incredible bust. Look at it this way: bikini models IRL would kill to have her fictional measurements.
    • There is at least one real gravure idol whose measurements and age are particularly close - if anything, Kanako is Hollywood Pudgy.
  • Com Mons: Her first card was a normal with fairly average stats, before she gained a large fan following.
  • Cry Cute: Her SR+ card.
  • Feminine Women Can Cook
  • Flower in Her Hair
  • Hair Decorations
  • Image Song: "Chocolat Tiara"
  • Informed Flaw: That she's fat. Takane, the 765 Pro idol many believe matches Azusa for body sexiness, has measurements of 90-62-92. Of course Takane is a lot taller, but even taking that into consideration, Kanako easily fits the requirements to be a beach contest winner.
  • Shrinking Violet: To a degree.
  • Sweet Tooth
  • Weight Woe: She has a bit of a complex about her weight, even though she's just a bit thicker than the other girls. As her card levels up she slowly loses weight (2 cm from the waist), making her hourglass figure slightly more pronounced in the accompanying artwork.

Kaede Takagaki

Voiced by: Saori Hayami

Age: 25
Height: 171 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Birthday: June 14
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 81-57-83
Hobbies: Visiting Hot Springs

Kaede is a mature and mysterious idol belonging in the Cool category. She is very quiet, never saying more than necessary. Her hobbies are visiting and relaxing in onsen. She's also is a huge fan of lame puns.
  • Beauty Mark: Under her right eye.
  • Beneath the Mask: There's no question Kaede is nice and supportive when sober, but don't let her innocent voice fool you: she's devious and manipulative when intoxicated.
  • Beware the Quiet Ones: When intoxicated.
  • Characterization Marches On: On her original Cinderella Master Drama CD, Kaede is characterized as a soft spoken woman who likes puns and alcohol drinks, but is highly reserved and refined. Some would even claim she was sorta boring or one-dimensional. Then came the Cool Jewelries Drama CD. Kaede was still characterized as a soft spoken, highly reserved and refined woman who likes puns and alcohol drinks... but gained a devious scheming nature when intoxicated. This modification has increased her fan popularity.
  • Cover Song: Covered Yuki No Hana by Mika Nakashima in the Cool Jewelries CD.
  • Gargle Blaster: When she makes one Hilarity Ensues.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: Especially if the Producer is not around to stop her.
  • Hot Spring Card
  • Hurricane of Puns: If the Producer doesn't rein her in.
  • Hyper Awareness
  • Image Song: "Koi Kaze"
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: Fond of slipping these into her speech.
  • Mysterious Woman
  • The Nose Knows: She can instantly smell the difference between body wash and shampoo products.
  • Older than They Look: Most people can't believe she really is 25 years old.
  • Ominous Latin Chanting: The beginning and end of her Image Song.
  • The Quiet One: Her normal (sober) nature.
  • Singing Voice Dissonance: Her everyday speaking voice is soft and quiet. Her singing voice is powerful and resonant, making some fans consider her equal to Chihaya Kisaragi: the in-universe best singer of the 765 Pro Allstars.
  • Stealth Pun: If the Producer asks her to refrain from them.
  • Technicolor Eyes: Blue on the left and green on the right. While one might argue that this trope could be broadly applied to other idols, she is the only one in iM@S with heterochromia. Might signify Duality Motif, if one were to consider her entirely different persona when drunk.
  • Wine Is Classy: Is said to enjoy it quite a bit, also seen in her S Rare card.


Rika Jougasaki

Voiced by: Nozomi Yamamoto

Age: 12
Height: 149 cm
Weight: 36 kg
Birthday: July 30
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 72-54-75
Hobbies: Collecting Stickers

The younger Jougasaki sister, Rika is a playful girl in the Passion category. She enjoys playing around and became an idol to be like her sister, Mika, who she admires quite a bit.


Ranko Kanzaki

Voiced by: Maaya Uchida

Age: 14
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: April 8
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 81-57-80
Hobbies: Drawing

An idol who dresses in the gothic lolita style almost exclusively, Ranko possesses a wild imagination, claiming to wield The Power and speaks in an Evil Overlord manner. Although she communicates in fantastical terms, her lines are always accompanied by an Inner Monologue translation to reveal what she really means, revealing that Ranko is just an ordinary girl with Shrinking Violet traits.


Miku Maekawa

Voiced by: Natsumi Takamori

Age: 15
Height: 152 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: February 22
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 85-55-81
Hobbies: Going to cat cafes

A girl who really loves cats and likes to pretend she is one. Belonging in the Cute category, she is also the very first Rival Idol you encounter in the game.
  • Animal Motifs:
  • Berserk Button: Being told to stop using her Verbal Tic for having fun.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: You get her cards by defeating her in the tutorial Live Battle.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Ironically, she hates fish despite how much she loves pretending to be a cat.
  • Faux Paw
  • Image Song: "Onedari Shall We~?" (Pleadingly, Shall We~?)
    • Expy: Of American Jazz. New Orleans melody, brass horns, saxophone soloist, and scat singing (neko style) just for starters. It noticeably differs from the other idols' Japanese Pop Music.
  • Kawaiiko: Arguably one of the best examples from the Cute category as she plays to her strengths. However, she doesn't really have any ulterior motives for playing up her cutesy act. She just likes to act like a cute cat.
  • Take That: A small one in the Joker CG manga. Part of Rookie Trainer's criticism of Rin, Mio and Uzuki is that they lack a gimmick, which she illustrates by pointing out Miku's catgirl act and Nana Abe's alien girl routine.
    • Apparently Miku herself received this from Momoka due to her verbal tic.
  • The Idiot from Osaka: Comes from Osaka, but doesn't really share any of the traits associated with the stereotype. Lampshaded by herself in her CD's radio segment.
    Miku: Ah, Miku doesn't speak any Kansai dialect! Don't ask me to be any tsukkomi or boke! Too bad nya!
  • The Rival: Starts out as this, being the tutorial's first Rival Battle idol.
  • Take a Third Option: How she handles the "buu buu speaker" from ruining her fun during the Drama CD. She throws it in the trash... twice!
    • Funny Background Event: Though severely muffled, it's possible for the listener to still hear it buzzing like crazy.
  • Third-Person Person
  • Verbal Tic: Nya. What else?


Kirari Moroboshi

Voiced by: Rei Matsuzaki

Age: 17
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Birthday: September 1
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 91-64-86
Hobbies: Collecting cute things

A hyperactive, tall Passion category idol. Kirari became one of the most popular Cinderella Girls immediately for her infectious energy and humorous quirks.


Mika Jougasaki

Voiced by: Haruka Yoshimura

Age: 17
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: November 12
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 80-56-82
Hobbies: Karaoke

The elder Jougasaki and fellow idol in the Passion category, Mika is a fan of the gal subculture. Like any older sister, she and Rika don't always see eye to eye, and squabble on occasion, but most of the time they get along just fine. Mika puts on an outward show of glamor and sex appeal, but is actually somewhat shy when it comes to expressing herself.
  • Big Sister Instinct: Mika really cares for her little sister, and serves as a bit of a role-model for her.
    • Her experience as an older sister also shows itself frequently when it comes to interacting with idols younger than her for the Cinderella Radio segments; she's very good with kids.
  • Coat Cape: In both her Rare+ and CD cover.
  • Cool Big Sis
  • Hair Decorations: Her trademark ribbons.
  • Eyes of Gold
  • Girlish Pigtails: Trades a single ponytail style for this in her idol form.
  • Hidden Depths: Some of her in-game comments as well as her image song imply she's actually quite shy and innocent.
  • Image Song: "TOKIMEKI Escalate"
  • He Is Not My Boyfriend: Happens in one of the supplementary comics when Rika teases her about going on dates with her producer.
  • Naughty Is Good
  • Re Cut: Her Cinderella Master interview. She actually passes her Adlib challenge with flying colors on her first attempt... then insists on a redo to spice it up a little, which she fails multiple times before getting into a shouting/buzzing match with Staff-san that causes the broadcast to be temporarily halted.
  • Say It With Stars: ★
  • Sexy Discretion Shot: Her S Rare+ card has her nameplate conveniently preventing an outright Panty Shot.
  • Sibling Rivalry
  • Stripperiffic: All her outfits. She actually notes in her Rare+ form that she wouldn't mind showing more skin, but going any further would be inviting a media circus.
  • Troll: In the Cinderella Radio segments. If the idol being interviewed isn't one prone to starting mayhem herself, Mika is usually the one to instigate something.
  • The Tease
  • Verbal Tic: Like Rika, her sentences are puncuated with a black star.


Uzuki Shimamura

Voiced by: Ayaka Ohashi

Age: 17
Height: 159 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: April 24
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 83-59-87
Hobbies: Chatting on the phone

An extraordinarily ordinary Cute type, like Rin, she served as a beginner card for Cute producers. Initially overlooked, she managed to become popular for being unpopular. As the numbers of the weak, unloved 2 Cost idols dwindled more and more with each of them getting upgraded forms, Uzuki became the underdog everyone rooted for until her fame grew so much even Namco Bandai noticed.


Miho Kohinata

Voiced by: Minami Tsuda

Age: 17
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: December 16
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 82-59-86
Hobbies: Basking in the sun

An idol in the Cute category, Miho is a shy girl who gets nervous very easily and is prone to stuttering, but always does her best to improve as an idol and tries to grow into a more outgoing person.


Riina Tada

Voiced by: Ruriko Aoki

Age: 17
Height: 152 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: June 30
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 80-55-81
Hobbies: Listening to music

A Cool idol who advertises herself as a rock idol. Always wearing headphones and with a deep love for rock culture, however, most of the upgraded versions of her cards have her wearing cute dresses. She objects to this change at first but eventually embraces it, deciding to make her own style mixing both cuteness and the spirit of rock into one.


Airi Totoki

Voiced by: Hitomi Harada

Age: 18
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: December 8
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 86-58-88
Hobbies: Baking cakes

The idol who won the first popularity contest held to determine who would gain the title of "Cinderella Girl." Airi is a bit of an airhead, getting confused easily, forgetting things and undressing in front of others without really understanding what's wrong about it.


Mizuki Kawashima

Voiced by: Nao Touyama

Age: 28
Height: 159 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Birthday: November 25
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 87-57-85
Hobbies: Cleaning, doing laundry

Previously a newscaster, Mizuki decided instead to pursue the path of becoming an idol. She's nearing her 30's and is a bit self conscious about that, taking very good care of her appearance, and eagerly competing with her younger comrades.
  • Actor Allusion: She was also a idol singer in another world...
  • Be Yourself: Staff-san tries to tell her this during the Drama CD when she pretends to be a teenage girl or sexy temptress, because of her Christmas Cake fears. At one point she even tries to steal Nana's "eternal seventeen alien" shtick... he wasn't amused.
  • Catch Phrase: "Wakaru wa," which roughly translates to "I understand" or "I know."
  • Christmas Cake: Very insecure about her age and not having a boyfriend or husband.
  • Com Mons
  • Cool Big Sis: Could be considered this to some of the idols, for example, she taught Karin Domyoji how to speak more clearly and smoothly.
  • Eyes of Gold
  • Image Song: "Angel Breeze"
    • News Broadcast: The song's opening melody is similar to an early morning local news theme song. Especially from the 1980's era.
  • Intrepid Reporter: Her previous job.
  • Slumber Party: One of her Rare cards is part of the Pajama theme event, which included a comic of her bonding with the younger girls in the event at a slumber party.
  • Team Mom: Her hobbies are cleaning and doing laundry, and even offers to clean up the Producer's room in one of her SR card comments.
  • The Reliable One: She is very mature and hard working, and often tells the Producer that he can rely on her whenever he wants.
  • Watching the Sunset: Does this with the Producer in her first SR card.


Mio Honda

Voiced by: Sayuri Hara

Age: 15
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: December 1
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 84-58-87
Hobbies: Shopping

Full of energy and very determined to become top idol, Mio is one of the first cards of the game, belonging in the Passion category. Being the last one of the three tutorial idols (the other ones being Rin and Uzuki) to get a CD debut, or another card to begin with, she took Uzuki's spot as the pitiable unpopular idol. Eventually she was announced to be the third of the "New Generation" girls, and got her long awaited CD debut.


Akane Hino

Voiced by: Chinatsu Akasaki

Age: 17
Height: 148 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Birthday: August 4
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 80-60-82
Hobbies: Watching rugby

Akane is the very definition of hot-blooded. Always energetic and eager to improve, she loves two things in particular: watching rugby matches and tea. She can be pretty silly with her over-the-top energy, but she’s determined to reach her goal of becoming top idol, with as much effort as it’s required.


Miria Akagi

Voiced by: Tomoyo Kurosawa

Age: 11
Height: 140 cm
Weight: 36 kg
Birthday: April 14
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 75-55-78
Hobbies: Chatting

Miria is a young girl who really loves to talk. She can be pretty mature at times, calling the Producer "cute" and asking him to spend time with her on their days off. But when it comes down to it, she's just a curious little girl who dreams of being an idol.


Nana Abe

Voiced by: Marie Miyake

Age: "Forever 17"
Height: 146 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Birthday: May 15
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 84-57-84
Hobbies: Communicating with Planet Usamin

An eccentric part-timer maid of dubious age who claims to be an eternally 17 year old alien originating from Planet Usamin. She’s very nice, determined and hardworking, traits which are often overlooked due to her other rather eccentric qualities.
  • All Elections Are Serious Business: Her mother seems to think so.
  • Animal Motifs: Bunnies, of course. For anyone not getting the reference: usagi is Japanese for rabbit and mimi is Japanese for ears. Put them together and you get usamin.
  • Bad Liar
    • Blatant Lies: Unlike Takane's case, Nana's claims of alienhood are presented unambiguously as an act. Many of her lines and comic appearances feature her clearly panicking and making things up as she goes along.
    • Maintain The Lie: She could be considered a chuunibyou, but unlike Ranko, is terrible at role-playing her imaginary identity. In addition, whereas Ranko maintains her persona without needing others to play along, Nana practically demands that observers acknowledge hers.
  • Butt Monkey: The other Cinderella Girls constantly shoot holes in her alien fantasy, making her say more contradicting statements that only further embarrass her.
  • Catch Phrase: The sound she makes to communicate with Planet Usamin, "Piipii☆"
  • Cloudcuckoolander
  • Fairytale Motifs: All her skill names mention fairytales in them.
  • Gratuitous English: In her song.
  • Hair Decorations: If it's not ribbons, it's rabbit ears. Or it’s both at the same time, like in her CD cover.
  • Human Aliens: Or so she claims to be. They're part bunny too.
  • Image Song: "Meruhen Debut"
  • Kinda Busy Here: Gets a call from her mother in the middle of her CD interview reminding her to vote.
    • Meaning she's at least 20 years old, since that's the minimum voting age in Japan.
  • Large Ham
  • Magical Girl: Her stage gimmick and supposed Usamin form.
    Nana Abe: "Heart wave! Moon wave!"
  • Maid Cafe / Meido: Her job before becoming an idol.
  • Otaku: While not as obsessive as others, she loves anime and wants to be a professional voice actress.
  • Really Seventeen Years Old: Kikuko Inoue is mostly responsible for this Running Gag with anime fans in Japan.
    • Vague Age: Nana gets very flustered and defensive when her claims to eternal 17-year-old-hood are challenged. In her School Uniform SR it's implied that she trotted out the "planet Usamin High School Uniform" because she got rid of her real one a long time ago.
    • Older than They Look: Since her height and looks seems understandable, especially to the other idols, minus the alien routine.
  • Woman Child


Minami Nitta

Voiced by: Aya Suzaki

Age: 19
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: July 27
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 82-55-85
Hobbies: Lacrosse, acquiring qualification licenses

Minami is a 19 year old college student who loves to try out as many different things as possible, and being an idol was one of the things she wanted to give a try. She is in her college's lacrosse team and is very good at the sport, just like she's really good at most of the things she tries.
  • Beauty Contest: Took part in one.
  • Brainy Brunette
  • Brown Eyes
  • Cool Big Sis: Has the personality down, and an actual little brother to go with it.
  • Cover Song: Has covered Amairo No Kami No Otome
  • Daddy's Girl: Her "Papa" is rather protective of her.
  • Image Song: "Venus Syndrome"
  • Japanese Ranguage: An unintentional negative one. In her song she constantly repeats the word "Venus," which the Japanese commonly pronounce as "Benus" and it sounds a lot like... well... just say "Benus" aloud three times fast.
  • The Ace: Studies, sports, beauty pageants, idol work, Minami is really good at all of those.
  • Zettai Ryouiki


Sachiko Koshimizu

Voiced by: Ayana Taketatsu

Age: 14
Height: 142 cm
Weight: 37 kg
Birthday: November 25
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 74-52-75
Hobbies: Making clean copies of notes

Sachiko is a playful young girl with astounding confidence, priding herself in being the cutest. She denies all her failures and even while falling down an airplane she will try to keep a confident face. She's kind of a sadist, getting a kick out of showing other people how superior she is to them.
  • Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better: After ninja-themed idol Ayame decides to take the stage in a stylish smoke bomb entrace befitting a ninja, Sachiko immediately tries to one-up her by declaring she will descend upon the stage from the sky; an entrance befitting an angel. The Producer signs her up for skydiving lessons. Much to her surprise.
    • Alpha Bitch: What she strives to become.
    • Narcissist: Sachiko is a cute girl who knows she's cute, but still asks other people if she's cute, just so they know she's cute.
    • The Prima Donna: Considers herself to be the Producer's cutest idol.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Acts cute and adorable, especially to her fans, but friends and coworkers frequently see her twisted side.
  • Bolt of Divine Retribution: Thinks it's happening during her Drama CD.
  • Born Lucky / Born Unlucky: Amazingly enough she's both. On the one hand, Sachiko has the innate talent and natural beauty to become the best at what she enjoys. On the other hand, Sachiko has Laser-Guided Karma and a rather bad habit of provoking it.
  • Break the Haughty: A popular subject in Sachiko fanart, takes place officially in her skydiving card.
  • Bokukko: Which is unusual in that she's very girly and feminine. Does not appear to be an act, given that she continues the speech pattern even when terrified or groveling for forgiveness.
  • Deliberately Cute Child: Being surrounded by a bunch of housewives and declared the cutest little girl in the world as a child would prove to be the defining moment of her life...
    • It finally comes true with the 2013 Cinderella Girl group song. She's the cutest girl in the unit, because she's the sole Cute category idol (the other four are Cool category). She won this position by literally being voted as cutest of the Cute idols.
    • Not to mention of her CD album as well.
  • Disapproving Look / Psychotic Smirk: Her default expression. She's noticiably more "sinister looking" than most of the others, even when she's honestly smiling.
  • Hunter Of Her Own Kind: The standard skill for most of the girls in the game is to buff her own type, or debuff an opposing type. Sachiko's first S Rare was also the first card in the game to debuff its own kind, weakening enemy Cutes so that Sachiko could be the cutest.
  • Image Song: "To my darling..."
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: Her holier-than-thou attitude is masking an inferiority complex.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's been shown to be a 4.0 GPA student and will help other idols with their school work without asking anything in return. She's also very friendly with younger idols. All in all, while Sachiko has an ego Up to Eleven, she doesn't intentionally want permanent harm on others.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Oh so much. She never gets away with doing something devious.
  • One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others: An in-game event put her in a unit called "My Cute Self and the 142s." Cutesy girl Sachiko performing together with... Koume and Syoko. The amount of fan support for the trio has put it well on its way to Ascended Fanon.
  • The Perfectionist: Towards school work, as hinted by her hobby.
  • Pride: Thinks highly of herself. Most of her cards begin with the title: Self Proclaimed. Doesn't help that she's naturally gifted at being an idol.
  • Sadist: Enjoys watching others fail to defeat her. It's very self-centered however: she doesn't want people to suffer for no reason or at the hands of others, just suffer because she is better at the task and they become aware of it.
  • Smug Smiler
  • Spoiled Brat: Has the attitude of one.
  • The Rival: Like Miku, she is one of the idols first encountered as rivals in jobs.
  • The Tease: Official artwork has her playing with the edge of her dress, in a gesture that seems she will show what's under it... but you know will never happen. Then there is also her 2nd card.
  • Tsundere: Type A. While Sachiko may speak rudely towards the Producer, to the point of treating him like a servant, in-game comments show hints she also has feelings for him.
    • This becomes more clarified in her image song.
  • Zettai Ryouiki


Mayu Sakuma

Voiced by: Yui Makino

Age: 16
Height: 153 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Birthday: September 7
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 78-54-80
Hobbies: Cooking and knitting.note 

Former photography model who quit her career upon seeing the Producer at first sight. She strives to become his finest idol, so they can always be together... forever.
  • Beautiful Dreamer: She regularly breaks into the Producer's home in the middle of the night to watch him sleep.
  • Because Destiny Says So: The red string that ties her and the Producer together.
  • Career Versus Man: Originally had a successful photo modeling career. She gave it up and restarted anew, as a music idol, so she could be with the Producer.
  • Chains Of Love: A ribbon actually, but the same purpose nonetheless.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: She doesn't like how the Producer is popular with the other idols.
  • Creepy Monotone: Slips into them in the Yonkoma skits.
  • Empty Eyes: She has them for the Producer.
  • Failed a Spot Check / Genre Blindness: Everyone at 765. It should be obvious that Mayu has gone off the deep end when it comes to the Producer, but her craze is just written off as weird behavior.
    • The 4-koma has shown Anzu is beginning to take notice and show fear of Mayu's personality.
  • Glacier Waif: Her stats in the mobile game.
  • Hair Decorations: Ribbons.
  • Hot Springs Card: Latest alternate S Rare card. It also implies she sneaked into the male side of the bath to have alone time with the Producer.
  • I Can See You: She likes the Producer to know she's always watching.
  • Image Song: "Everyday Dream"
  • Improbable Weapon User: The long red ribbon she wears and carries everywhere. Fan-Art depicting her in Murder the Hypotenuse, often show it used for strangulation or having the Producer Bound and Gagged.
  • Love Makes You Crazy: Others have noted that she's incredibly friendly and helpful whenever the Producer is not around. But as soon as he enters the room, she becomes an entire different person. It's implied she was an ordinary girl until she first met the Producer.
  • Madness Mantra: "Do you like me? Do you like me? Do you like me?"
  • Mask of Sanity: She maintains the illusion until the Producer is around.
  • Not Good With Rejection: Begins slipping into Yandere mode whenever the Producer hesitates to respond that he romantically loves her. He usually responds by praising a particular aspect of her personality or positive trait she has... but has avoided from actually saying, "I love you."
  • Please Don't Leave Me: Says it word for word.
  • Red String of Fate: She carries a long red ribbon with her which invokes this trope.
  • Shout-Out: She literally says Mirai Nikki during her Drama CD. Twice!!
  • Single-Target Sexuality: The Producer. All she ever talks about on her Drama CD are the reasons why.
  • Stalker Shrine: Her S Rare+ card illustration shows her surrounded by photos of the Producer, bottles of hospital medication, heart-shaped pillows, a pair of scissors thrust into one pillow, and the telltale expression of obsession. Her favorite possessions are photos of her and the Producer doing things together.
  • Stalker with a Crush: Her S Rare card illustration shows that she broke into the Producer's car and hid in the backseat. She keeps track of the Producer using GPS and secretly takes daily photos of him.
  • Stalking Is Funny If It Is Female After Male: Being the official Yandere and all that.
  • Stalking Is Love: Follows the Producer around everywhere.
  • Third-Person Person: When Mayu stops referring to herself in third person, it means she's slipping into Cute and Psycho mode.
  • Yandere: In addition to the aforementioned tropes, like the other idols her Image Song Drama CD contains a series of radio skits that reveal the character's mindset and hobbies. Mayu spends the entire show obsessing over her love for the Producer, detailing the excessive extremes she adores the him, then eventually slipping into a Cute and Psycho mode from excitement. The Producer manages to calm her down before she goes Murder the Hypotenuse.


Koume Shirasaka

Voiced by: Chiyo Ousaki

Age: 13
Height: 142 cm
Weight: 34 kg
Birthday: March 28
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 65-50-70
Hobbies: Going to haunted locations, watching horror movies.

An innocent, introverted girl fascinated by horrific death, violent gore, and the grim supernatural.
  • A Bloody Mess: She wears a light sweater that appears to have thick ketchup stains on it... or maybe it's real. No one has the courage to ask her.
    • Some fans believed it was just a design to her clothes. Since another idol had the same style as hers.
  • Creepy Child: When she goes overboard with horror and gore.
  • Creepy Shadowed Undereyes: Imparts a subtle undead vibe.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Even at her creepiest, she never has ill intentions.
  • Darker and Edgier: Because of her Nightmare Fetishist traits, the radio show on her Drama CD.
  • Detached Sleeves: Worth noting she likes to wear sleaves so long, they always conceal her hands, which seems to invoke this trope on costumes that tried to go sleeveless.
  • Dramatic Ellipsis: Puts emphasis on her shy nature and unfamiliarity at holding conversations.
  • Elegant Gothic Lolita: Enjoys dressing as such, which is the theme for her idol outfits.
  • Final Girl: Cast as this in a school-invaded-by-zombies flick during one Idol Produce event.
  • Ghost Story: Can tell them for hours and enjoys hearing new ones. Hers tend to be of Urban Legends variety.
    • Gives one during her Drama CD and scares the Zombie co-host.
  • Humans Are the Real Monsters: Doesn't say it aloud, but she's sincerely afraid of humans who are still alive. Only the Producer and her close friends in 765 Pro are the exceptions. Fridge Horror if you consider that because she talks to ghosts and learns the horrible ways they were murdered, she has lost trust in the living.
  • I Lied: Says this whenever she notices her murder stories or revelation about seeing ghosts are scaring someone too much. Though she likes frightening people, she doesn't like seeing others permanently traumatized. In reality she's probably not lying.
  • I See Dead People: All the time, and likes to take photos of them. She also tries to tell this to the other idols, which creeps them out.
  • Ill Girl: She has frail stamina, sensitive eyes, and sunburns easily.
  • Image Song: "Chiisana Koi no Misshitsu Jiken"
    • Creepy Children Singing: Starts off with a chorus of them. Koume suddenly whispering a verse in the song also counts.
    • Ominous Music Box Tune: With lyrics spoken in an "evil chant" to go with it.
    • Screaming Woman: During the interlude.
    • Snowy Screen of Death: Song ends with an audio version of it.
    • Song Style Shift: The song becomes more creepy after the interlude when it suddenly changes key.
    • Subliminal Seduction: There's something being said after the screaming interlude, but it sounds unintelligible. When the segment is played backward it becomes, "Kii chatta? Kyou kara o tomodachi ne." The English translation would roughly be, "Hear that? It's a friend I met today."
  • The Ingenue: Very innocent, even for her young age.
  • Keeper of Forbidden Knowledge: Knows a lot about things related to necromancy and the spirit world. It's often hinted that she's only repeating what some unseen entity is telling her.
  • Kensington Gore: Though she'll use ordinary ketchup if without.
  • Kids Shouldn't Watch Horror Films: An interesting twist on the trope. When she watches horror movies, other people get traumatized, because of the haunting phenomena that follows her.
  • Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: There's no solid proof that the strange events happening around her, are really paranormal.
    • Our Vampires Are Different: Maybe. She has a compuslive obsession with blood, finds sunlight painful, and spirits seem to obey her.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: So very, very much so.
    • Innocent Inaccurate: Loves to describe gore, violence and murder in excessive detail. She's sincerely confused when people beg her to stop.
    • Lightmare Fuel: iM@S is still a Tastes Like Diabetes series, so it avoids becoming too gory. Most of her horror moments are played for humor.
    • Nightmare Fuel Coloring Book: Likes to decorate the office as a haunted house, make food look like a murder victim, draw scary pictures, take photos of ghosts... the list is practically endless.
    • Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant: There are times she honestly tries to avoid being creepy, but still scares surrounding idols. Not involving something related to ghosts or death is actually hard for her.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: Zombie in the Drama CD. Really the Producer in a costume.
  • Peek-a-Bangs: The mysterious and shy girl variety. Also a subtle nudge at Stringy-Haired Ghost Girl.
  • The Quiet One: Has trouble dealing with the living. Even when she convinces herself she's accompanied with Zombie, she's even more softspoken than Chieri in her CD interview.
  • Spirit Advisor: Frequently holds conversations with ghosts.
  • Shrinking Violet: She gets nervous when interacting with people. Her Drama CD emphasizes it to epic levels. She's afraid of being in the radio booth without the Producer at her side, but keeps talking about the frightening supernatural things that make her happy and feel safe.
  • Tareme Eyes
  • Trademark Favorite Food: While not exactly a food, she enjoys drowning things in ketchup and imagining it's blood.
  • The Trickster: Likes to creep out the Producer. Sometimes she does a harmless prank on other idols.
  • Troubling Unchildlike Behaviour: Strongly averted. Her sincere innocence is the anchor that keeps her from crossing the line.
  • Zombie Apocalypse: Wants it to happen because she thinks it would be so cute.
    • Which is on her S Rare+ Card. Which is obviously a play and she is the main heroine.


Chieri Ogata

Voiced by: Naomi Oozora

Age: 16
Height: 153 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: June 11
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 79-57-80
Hobbies: Collecting four-leaf clovers.

Chieri is a very shy girl without much confidence in herself, but she is also very hardworking and willing to do her best to change. She also seems to fear being abandoned by the Producer, often asking if he is going to leave her eventually.
  • Animal Stereotypes: Discussed in one 4koma with Uzuki, Rin, and Mika. Chieri is compared to a bunny for being small and cute, Rin is cool like a cat, Mika is a flamingo for being pink, and Uzuki is fluffy and kind like... an alpaca. "Uzupaka" quickly became a minor meme.
  • Cry Cute: She tries to mimic Miku's verbal tic, which results in breaking down. Still, she looks cute doing so.
  • Detached Sleeves: Her yukata in the S-Rare+ card, pictured above.
  • Extreme Doormat
  • Four-Leaf Clover: Collects them as her hobby. Also wears four-leaf clover accessories, and/or clothes with clovers in them. They're her trademark object, you could say.
    • She recounts how, as a child, her mother is the one who told her that four-leaf clovers bring happiness. During a family outing, she spent so much time looking for one that she got separated from her parents. When they finally found her, she thought they'd be upset, but instead, they were just relieved to see her safe. Now, she collects them as a reminder of that happiness.
  • Girlish Pigtails
  • Image Song: "Fuushoku Melody"
  • Nice Girl
  • Please Don't Leave Me
  • Running Gag: She brings a four-leaf clover to her radio interview, but a leaf keeps falling off after every segment.
  • Shrinking Violet
  • Stealth Pun / Bilingual Bonus: Her dress on her normal card is patterned with... wait for it... cherries.
  • The Cutie
    • Moe: Tries several cheers to motivate herself in her drama. Usually results in the above Running Gag right after.
  • The Ingenue
  • The Quiet One: To the point that she was repeatedly buzzered by Staff-san in order to speak up louder in her drama.
  • Tsundere: Not one herself, but had to ad-lib a tsundere confession in her drama, done to hilarious effect.
  • When She Smiles


Anastasia

Voiced by: Sumire Uesaka

Age: 15
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: September 19
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 80-54-80
Hobbies: House parties, stargazing

An aristocratic half-Russian who adores astronomy and celestial constellations. Upon earning second place in the 2013 Cinderella Girl Election, she was featured in an Image Song with the remaining top five winners. It eventually lead to her induction into the Cinderella Master collection.


Aiko Takamori

Voiced by: Yuuki Kaneko

Age: 16
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: July 5
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 74-60-79
Hobbies: Walking in the neighborhood park.

A quiet, positive girl with a hobby for photography and a calming air. Aiko has such a calming presence, that people can actually spend hours relaxing with her, not realizing just how much time has actually passed.


Syoko Hoshi

Voiced by: Satsumi Matsuda

Age: 15
Height: 142 cm
Weight: 35 kg
Birthday: June 6
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 73-53-75
Hobbies: Mushroom cultivation

A meek, lonely girl who spends most of her time cultivating mushrooms. Having grown up without friends, she treats mushroom plants as close companions. When on stage or excited, she turns into an entirely different person who's boisterous and decidedly Ax-Crazy.
  • Acquired Poison Immunity: To lethal mushrooms. At worst they would cause a Mushroom Samba.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Mushrooms. Words or syllables that sound like the name of a fungus will also do it.
  • Ax-Crazy: Her alternate personality and nature when performing on stage.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: She's more interested in keeping the Producer her friend, than her idol career.
  • Catch Phrase: "Because we're friends."
  • Companion Cube / Imaginary Friend: Her mushrooms.
  • Cute and Psycho: Syoko can slip in and out of her Ax-Crazy personality without warning. One moment she's talking about how cute mushrooms spores are, and the next she's screaming how everyone should burn in Hell. Her psychotic episodes tend to be Large Ham moments, so they're far more funny than terrifying.
  • Didn't See That Coming: Doesn't show any of the Ax-Crazy side at first, so it can be quite shocking to newcomers.
  • Extreme Doormat: Her dominant personality.
    • Beware the Quiet Ones: When traumatized or excited she quickly becomes Ax-Crazy.
    • The Quiet One: Very timid for the most part. Likes to hide alone in dark spaces and talk to her mushrooms.
    • Shrinking Violet: When in the office she hides under the Producer's desk, though partly to keep her mushrooms away from too much light. Nono Morikubo is sometimes hiding under the desk next to it.
  • Friendless Background: Her Ax-Crazy personality and Imaginary Friend psychosis is the result of social isolation. It's alluded she been The Woobie for many years. This all changed upon a chance encounter with the Producer, who became her very first friend and then introduced her to the other idols of 765 Pro. She is very self-conscious to ensure she doesn't do anything that would upset the Producer and cause him to go away. He's always reassuring her it won't ever happen.
  • Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: The producer uses the buzzer to this effect multiple times in her radio interview to make Syoko settle down. Up until the ending segment, where she gets too hyped up and simply rants louder than the Producer's impotent buzzer mashing.
  • Girliness Upgrade: Two cards feature her on stage as an idol without the heavy metal getup. On both she's awkwardly onstage in a cutesy dress looking vaguely confused. One is part of a set that pairs her with Mirei Hayasaka and Nono Morikubo as a unit.
  • Hollywood Autism: Most of her habitual quirks and offhand laziness are best explained by her being this.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: She always seeks the Producer to reassure they're friends.
    • She's shown attempting to make friends with some of her fellow idols in the supplementary comics as well. However, she tends to scare them off by mistake.
  • Image Song: Dokutake Densetsu
  • Mushroom Samba: Interpretations that believe the shrooms make her Cute and Psycho.
  • Power Trio: Becomes the Passion representative of a unit with Mirei Hayasaka and Nono Morikubo.
  • Theme Music Power-Up: In her Cinderella Radio interview, every time she slips into her stage persona is accompanied by a death metal guitar riff.
  • Shout-Out: Her idol persona draws inspiration from KISS. She wears metal tags with the Cinderella Girls logo written in the Metallica style.
  • The Slacker: Syoko isn't lazy in the classical sense, but outside of mushroom cultivation she has little self motivation or the initiative to do anything. She always moves at her own pace and is very laidback until her other persona kicks in. Syoko also repeatedly forgets daily things like combing her hair or changing clothes. That being said: she doesn't shy away from assignments and will give 110% effort when asked to do something.
  • Split Personality: Her dominant personality is an Extreme Doormat. The second personality is an Ax-Crazy wild side. She exhibits additional personas through ventriloquism with her mushrooms.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Mushrooms.
  • Unkempt Beauty: She doesn't do anything with her hair.


Nao Kamiya

Voiced by: Eriko Matsui

Age: 17
Height: 154 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Birthday: September 16
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 83-58-81
Hobbies: Watching anime

Classmates and friends with Rin Shibuya and Karen Houjou, even prior to their idol debuts. She tries to put on an outward veneer of aloof coolness, in part because she's very embarrassed by her somewhat nerdy tastes and love of the excessively cute and frilly.


Karen Houjou

Voiced by: Mai Fuchigami

Age: 16
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: September 5
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 83-55-81
Hobbies: Nail art

A sickly young woman who's friends with Nao and Rin. Despite her condition, she gets better and manages to become a true idol through producing.
  • Characterization Marches On: She complains of lacking the stamina for idol work in many of her earliest cards. Around the point of her New Year's S Rare she's built up her endurance, and the exercise of dance routines has improved her health. She also becomes far less irritable since she's not exhausted and uncomfortable after work anymore.
    • The card commemorating her CD debut later on comes complete with a 4koma in which Nao and Rin fuss over Karen, asking that she not push herself too hard. Karen responds by racing ahead of them both with Rin's dog, daring them to catch up.
  • Expy: She's been compared to Anaru from Ano Hana.
  • Fairytale Wedding Dress: Featured as an S Rare+ card illustration.
  • Girlish Pigtails
  • Ill Girl: Whenever she gets sick, it treated as something requiring serious attention.
  • Image Song: Hakka
  • Shrinking Violet: She gets tired quickly and this gets reflected in her quotes. She gets better later, but she still gets sick often, as reflected in her first S Rare.
  • Soap Opera Disease: Not exactly stated what she suffers from, but it fits the symptoms of this.
  • Those Three Girls: With Rin and Nao.


Sae Kobayakawa

Voiced by: Rika Tachibana

Age: 15
Height: 148 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: October 18
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 78-56-80
Hobbies: Traditional Japanese dancing.

A cultured and refined girl, raised on traditional Japanese values.
  • Attack! Attack! Attack!: Her card's special abilities are tailored for maximum offense.
  • Image Song: Hanakanzashi
  • Kansai Regional Accent: Uses Kyoto-ben dialect.
    • Keigo: She speaks rather formally using an archaic form of Kansai that isn't regularly used in modern Japan. The American equivalent would be like someone who speaks in the Shakespearean style.
    • What the Hell Is That Accent?: Has what Americans call the Valley Girl accent... it sounds like she's always asking a question, even when making a non-inquiring statement. In linguistic terminology it's called an upward inflection.
  • Kimono Is Traditional: Wears them as an everyday outfit.
  • Meddling Parents: Both parents are very strict and the reason for her old fashion upbringing.
  • Yamato Nadeshiko: What seems to be her most obvious personality trait is actually a Zig-Zagging Trope. She's highly refined and very cultured, but tends to be mischievous and playful. Always a proper lady, but doesn't let that stop her from having fun or making passes at the Producer.


Yuko Hori

Voiced by: Eri Suzuki

Age: 16
Height: 140 cm
Weight: 36 kg
Birthday: March 13
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 81-58-80
Hobbies: Psychic training

An imaginative person who claims to possess various psychic abilities like telepathy and telekinesis. In reality she's just an ordinary girl who's naturally talented at stage magician tricks.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Frequently wears outfits in this style.
  • Believing Their Own Lies: Often presented as such.
  • Didn't See That Coming: Despite Nina having a cameo in the animated PV for Onegai Cinderella, Yuko was chosen for an Image Song CD in the fifth Cinderella Masters release.
  • Funny Spoon: Likes to carry spoons. A lot of spoons, because her favorite psychic trick is spoon bending.
  • Genki Girl: On the whole she's pretty cheerful.
  • Hair Decorations: Usually a ribbon and always in a ponytail.
  • Humans Are Psychic in the Future: Wholeheartedly believes in this idea.
  • Image Song: Miracle Telepathy
  • Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: Sometimes unusual things really happen when she's practicing ESP. It could just be sheer coincidence or Yuko's dedicated training is actually working.
  • Phony Psychic: How everyone sees her.
  • Psychic Powers: Claims to have them.
    • Mind over Matter: Practices bending spoons and moving small objects without touching them.
    • My Significance Sense Is Tingling: Whenever someone has lost something or gotten lost, she offers to use her clairvoyance for the solution. Things usually get worst if accepted.
    • Telepathy: Tries to read other people's minds or perform mind control on them.
  • Re-Ditto: To Lady of Black Magic chuunibyo Ranko Kanzaki, as Yuko is a Psychic Powers chuunibyo, and Ranko always ranks in the top three position of popularity polls.
  • Real After All: Zig-Zagged. In a CG Theater comic, Yuko is by herself trying to multiply a bird-shaped object with her psychic powers, giving up when it doesn't work. Syoko shortly after walks in and discovers her mushrooms underneath the desk have multiplied in size and number, much to her surprise. Whether there's a direct correlation between the two, and/or if magic really could exist in the iM@S universe, however, is up to interpretation.
  • Red Is Heroic: Favorite color. Her idol costumes use it as the primary.
  • Stage Magician: Dubious as her ESP claims are, she is an expert at stagecraft. While focused on being a psychic, a lot of her imagery is more akin to being an illusionist.
  • Toros y Flamenco: Her alternate Rare + card features a Flamenco dress during a Live tour in Spain.

    Cinderella Girls (Cool Type) 

Cool Type Idols

The Cool Type is best known for being the preferred type for divas, songstresses, older women and level headed, mature idols. Their category color is blue and theme emblem is a diamond. From the original iM@S cast: Chihaya Kisaragi, Ritsuko Akizuki, Azusa Miura, and Takane Shijou are Cool Type idols.

Aki Yamato

Age: 21
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 51 kg
Birthday: December 16
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 92-60-85
Hobbies: Playing war games and collecting military models.

An upbeat woman who loves everything military related: from the smallest combat knives to the largest naval warships.


Arisu Tachibana

Age: 12
Height: 141 cm
Weight: 34 kg
Birthday: July 31
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 68-52-67
Hobbies: Games. Mystery novels.

A studious young girl who despises her Western inspired first name (Alice).


Asuka Ninomiya

Age: 14
Height: 154 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: February 3
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 75-55-78
Hobbies: Hair styling. Radio listening. Drawing manga.

The rival boss idol of Shizuoka. Early Fanon saw her as another chuunibyou like Ranko Kanzaki.


Chinatsu Aikawa

Age: 23
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: November 11
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 82-56-85
Hobbies: Reading at cafes.

The quintessential hipster girl.


Fumika Sagisawa

Voiced by: Mao Ichimichi

Age: 19
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: October 27
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 84-54-81
Hobbies: Visiting bookstores. Making bookmarks.

An outwardly unimpressive and incredibly shy woman who enjoys reading books. She suffers from low self-esteem and overlooks her hidden physical beauty. After the Producer cultivates her musical talent, Fumika gains more self confidence while performing on stage, but quickly reverts to her submissive nature after the show.


Hajime Fujiwara

Age: 16
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: June 15
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 80-55-84
Hobbies: Fishing and Pottery

Inheritor to a lineage of renowned ceramic and porcelain craftsmen.
  • Fishing for Sole: Standard issue cliche for characters that enjoy fishing.
  • Flower in Her Hair: Initial set of cards featured her with a Camellia. S Rare+ card features an impossibly large Sakura blossom.
  • Shop Keeper: Original Normal card for Hajime featured her in the traditional outfit that Japanese potters wore.
  • Talking in Your Sleep: Caused a misunderstanding that made her grandparents think the Producer was a pervert.
  • True Craftsman: When it comes to pottery.


Haru Yuuki

Age: 12
Height: 140 cm
Weight: 37 kg
Birthday: July 17
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 74-55-78
Hobbies: Soccer

A former rival idol who enjoys soccer. She has a harsh, no holds barred personality.


Haruna Kamijou

Age: 18
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: April 10
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 79-56-80
Hobbies: Napping with her cat in the balcony

An ordinary-looking girl who adores glasses. She always tries to convince other idols to wear them.


Helen

Age: 24
Height: 158 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: April 4
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 90-58-81
Hobbies: Watching DVD's

A woman from across the seas... though mysteriously secretive of which nation she's a native from.


Honoka Ayase

Age: 17
Height: 161cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: May 29
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 85-57-84
Hobbies: Ballet

A Prima Ballerina who takes her craft very seriously. She starts off fairly disdainful of what she considers the less cultured world of idols, but can't help but have fun when she gets into it.


Izumi Ohishi

Age: 15
Height: 157 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: November 11
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 83-55-82
Hobbies: Programming

The Cool representative of the New Wave trio. A mature and analytical girl who usually serves to reign in her more excitable friends, Sakura and Ako, thus keeping things on schedule.
  • Color-Coded Characters: Always clad in blue.
  • Coordinated Clothes: Idol stage outfits with Ako and Sakura.
  • Expy: Of Dearly Stars Eri Mizutani.
  • Power Trio: With Ako and Sakura.
  • Set Bonus: Her in-game cards are designed to work best with Ako and Sakura.
  • Shout-Out: In her Rare+ card she wears a sailor-themed hat, just like Donald Duck.
  • The Smart Girl
  • True Companions: She's never seen without Ako and Sakura as this is shown in her S Rare+ card.
  • Workaholic: She devises what she calls Hell Training Plans for the three to follow, though her more laid-back friends usually manage to talk her out of it.


Kanade Hayami

Age: 17
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: July 1
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 86-55-84
Hobbies: Watching movies

An incredibly flirtatious woman who isn't afraid to say what's on her mind. Tends to have an obsession with lips and kissing.


Kate

Age: 20
Height: 157 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: August 15
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 83-59-85
Hobbies: Reading Japanese magazines.

A Britianian who's visit to Japan led to becoming an idol.


Layla

Age: 16
Height: 150 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Birthday: May 21
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 75-54-78
Hobbies: Talking with strangers in the park

A mysterious girl with a vivid eyes and an intense stare. She spends her freetime wandering parks and fields, approaching people at random and stiring up unusual conversations.


Makino Yagami

Age: 18
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: November 7
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 85-56-83
Hobbies: Espionage

An observant and mysterious woman who always seems to know more than she lets on. Makino appears to be a genuine spy, but its unknown who she works for or why she became an idol.
  • Always Someone Better: After collecting secret data about the other idols from 765 Pro's office network, she discovers a personnel file specifically about her in the system. We're never shown what's in the file, but reading it makes Makino go into Heroic BSOD after losing faith in her own espionage abilities. She mutters about begging the Producer to reveal who the mysterious counterintelliegence agent is. It's assumed to most likely be Chihiro Senkawa.
  • Deep Cover Agent: One fan theory proposes Makino is a secret agent and using her idol career as a cover identity.
    • Mata Hari: If she is using the charm and fame of being an idol for her spy missions.
  • Hollywood Hacking: Breaks into the computers of 765 Pro to gather data on the idols.
  • If My Calculations Are Correct: She's prone to say, "according to my research."
  • Laser Hallway: Featured on her S Rare+ illustration.
  • Meganekko
  • The Mole: Another fan theory proposes Makino works for a rival talent agency (specifically 961 Pro) and is conducting corporate espionage on 765 Pro. This idea seems to be supported by the illustration on her S Rare card, as she is shown to be collecting data on many of the Cinderella Girls.
  • Spy Catsuit: Wearing it on her S Rare+ illustration.
  • Wannabe Secret Agent: Of course its entirely possible that Makino just likes to pretend she's a spy and the fan theories are just paranoia.


Midori Mizuno

Age: 18
Height: 164 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Birthday: December 5
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 80-54-81
Hobbies: Kyujutsu (Japanese Archery)

A national archery champion from Hiroshima.


Mutsumi Ujie

Age: 13
Height: 152 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: July 13
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 80-54-81
Hobbies: Reading adventure novels, watching adventure movies

A soft-spoken girl who wants to live a true adventure.


Nanami Asari

Age: 14
Height: 151 cm
Weight: 55 kg
Birthday: October 9
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 78-55-77
Hobbies: Fishing. Keeping a picture diary.

An aspiring girl who hails from a quiet fishing community.

Noa Takamine

Age: 24
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 48 kg
Birthday: March 25
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 87-55-86
Hobbies: Stargazing

A mysterious silver haired beauty with a flair for technology and seemingly endless list of natural skills. Likes having a futuristic style when on stage.


Nono Morikubo

Age: 14
Height: 149 cm
Weight: 38 kg
Birthday: August 27
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 73-55-76
Hobbies: Writing poetry. Collecting shoujo manga.

Full of negativity and terrified of everything in the world, she is halfhearted about her decision to become an idol.


Otoha Umeki

Age: 19
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Birthday: June 20
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 86-58-85
Hobbies: Walking in the woods. Playing piano.

The daughter of classical musicians, and considers music to be her foundation and purpose in life.


Rei Shinohara

Age: 27
Height: 171 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Birthday: November 22
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 93-58-88
Hobbies: Ballroom dancing

An exceptionally confident and voluptuous dance instructor.
  • Big Breast Pride: Puts strong emphasis on her impressive cleavage.
  • Dances and Balls: Her professional specialization.
  • Demoted to Extra: She was first released on November 2011 (when the game launched), but didn't get a new card until the Halloween Party gacha in October 2013. She's the idol who has spent the longest time having only one card.
  • Stripperiffic
  • The Tease: Loves to show off those boobs.


Reiko Takahashi

Age: 31
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 51 kg
Birthday: May 8
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 91-62-90
Hobbies: Going to parties.

An alluring woman who wants to capitalize on her natural sex appeal.


Rumi Wakui

Age: 26
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Birthday: April 7
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 81-60-86
Hobbies: Her career.

A woman who sacrificed her personal life to put an office career before everything else.


Ryo Matsunaga

Age: 18
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Birthday: October 1
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 90-56-86
Hobbies: Rating horror films.

Horror movie and death metal fanatic.


Saki Yoshioka

Age: 17
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: May 8
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 86-60-85
Hobbies: Street art

An enterprising street artist who wants to bring more color to idol entertainment.


Sarina Matsumoto

Age: 22
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 48 kg
Birthday: September 1
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 92-58-85
Hobbies: Shopping

Tokyo city girl who isn't afraid to flaunt and flirt her body.


Shino Hiiragi

Age: 31
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: December 25
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 84-54-83
Hobbies: Touring wine vineyards, fruit presses, and bottling lines.

A beautiful alcoholic who stays calm and composed when drunk.


Shiori Sena

Age: 19
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 48 kg
Birthday: January 10
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 85-58-83
Hobbies: Walks on the beach.

An idol fond of seashores and the scent of ocean brine.
  • Enthralling Siren: The underwater Greek ruins and otherworldly vista of her S Rare+ card invokes this.
  • Nice Hat: Always wearing a sun hat, even when performing on stage. A singular card illustration has her without it on, but she's still carrying the sun hat in her hands.
  • Our Mermaids Are Different: Rare+ costume. Tends to be her stage gimmick in general.


Syuko Shiomi

Age: 18
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: December 12
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 82-56-81
Hobbies: Donating Blood, Darts

A headstrong young woman kicked out of her home after an argument with her parents, the Producer recruits Syuko from her old job waiting tables.


Tamami Wakiyama

Age: 16
Height: 145 cm
Weight: 38 kg
Birthday: September 20
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 72-53-75
Hobbies: Kendo. Sengoku Era and Tokugawa Shogunate novels.

Kendo practitioner and a romanticist of when Samurai defended Japan.


Yoriko Furusawa

Age: 17
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: March 18
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 80-59-83
Hobbies: Visiting art museum exhibits.

An intelligent young woman who underestimates the potential of her physical beauty.


Yukimi Sajou

Age: 10
Height: 137 cm
Weight: 30 kg
Birthday: September 28
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 63-47-65
Hobbies: Talking to her pet cat

A quiet and mysterious girl, who is often with her pet cat. Made a binding promise with the Producer, of which little has been revealed about.
  • Creepy Child: Whenever she refers to the promise she made with the Producer. Uses terms like "will last forever," "do not break it," and "never forget" whenever speaking of the matter. Gives off Yandere vibes, though she isn't thought to be one.
    • She also has a quiet laugh that goes "fufu" or "ufufu". Will suddenly giggle it for seemingly no reason.
  • Disapproving Look: Her eyes have this appearance by default, even when happily smiling.
  • Dramatic Ellipsis: She has...... a...... unique...... way of speaking........ It...... uses...... a...... lot......... of ellipses.........
  • Elegant Gothic Lolita: Several of her outfits.
  • Emotionless Girl: See the Kuudere entry below.
  • Empathy Pet: Played with by some artists, though Yukimi being an Emotionless Girl makes it subdued.
  • Expy: Her blue hime cut, lolita fashion, and affinity for cats bears more than a passing resemblance to Bernkastel from Umineko: When They Cry.
  • Hime Cut
  • Kuudere: Type 1. Her kuu side is seen often in her manga appearances, but in the card illustrations it becomes more dere.
  • The Promise: Repeatedly reminds the Producer he has a promise with her. The first was making her a successful idol, the second (what she calls their deeper promise) remains unrevealed, though hinted Yukimi considers it eternally linking her to the Producer.
  • The Quiet One: Even quieter than Kaede, speaking as few words as necessary.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Strawberries.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: Perhaps due to her Kuudere nature, she doesn't have the innocent immaturity common to younger idols. Based off her personality and comments, it's hard to believe she's only ten years old.

    Cinderella Girls (Cute Type) 

Cute Type Idols

Cute type idols are often silly and youthful, with a princess-like aesthetic or a quirk of some kind. Their category color is red and theme emblem is a flower. From the original iM@S cast: Haruka Amami, Yayoi Takatsuki, Makoto Kikuchi, and Hibiki Ganaha are Cute Type idols.

Akiha Ikebukuro

Age: 14
Height: 148 cm
Weight: 39 kg
Birthday: June 10
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 75-53-74
Hobbies: Making Robots

A 14-year old prodigy with a natural talent for robotics.


Arisa Mochida

Age: 21
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: August 24
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 77-54-76
Hobbies: Playing with children.

Child daycare specialist with a talent for ventriloquism.


Atsumi Munakata

Age: 14
Height: 151 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: August 1
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 73-56-75

An exuberant and touchy-feely girl. She has ulterior motives for joining the producer's idol unit.


Chika Yokoyama

Age: 9
Height: 127 cm
Weight: 31 kg
Birthday: April 14
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 60-55-65
Hobbies: Playing Magical Girl

A fan of magical girl anime, Chika finds the stage theatrics and the costumes of Idols similarly flashy and cute, and wishes to experience the magic for herself.


Clarice

Age: 20
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: August 26
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 80-55-82
Hobbies: Volunteering

A compassionate and kind woman of faith. With a love of choir music, she seeks to become an idol to spread joy and happiness. She is obtain by defeating her in a rival battle.


Frederica Miyamoto

Age: 19
Height: 164 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: February 14
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 83-57-85
Hobbies: Fashion.

Born and raised in Paris, she visits her father's native country in hopes of learning more about herself.


Fuka Asano

Age: 16
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 48 kg
Birthday: February 11
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 88-59-84
Hobbies: Writing novels

A bookworm who aspires to become a successful novelist if her idol career flourishes.


Hasumi Nagatomi

Age: 16
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: March 19
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 83-56-85
Hobbies: Bowling. Shopping for vintage clothes.

A girl who believes the best fashion trends happened decades ago.


Hitomi Niwa

Age: 18
Height: 157 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: June 4
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 81-55-79
Hobbies: Visiting historic sites and collecting samurai merchandise.

An idol from Nagoya with tremendous interest in her country's feudal history.


Hotaru Shiragiku

Age: 13
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: April 19
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 77-53-79
Hobbies: Idol lessons. Practicing her smile.

Born under an unlucky star, she is a girl who suffers from endless bad luck and misfortune.
  • Apologises a Lot: Quite aware of her negative karma, and worries she's responsible for all the bad things that happen around her.
  • Born Unlucky: Her overall theme.
  • Determinator: No matter how bad things become, she always hopes it will get better.
    • Her special skill in the mobile game is literally called, Never Give Up.
  • Dojikko: A side effect of having so much bad luck.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: The only thing she's good at, requires a lot of work and dedication to maintain.
  • Good Luck Charm: She buys quite a lot of them. More importantly, the Producer is this for her as well.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: She's cast as an Ax-Crazy Dragon to Natalia in a Sword-And-Sorcery themed fantasy movie, and appears to revel in role.
  • The Jinx: Sometimes interpreted as such.
  • The Pollyanna: She tries so hard to be one. Things have gotten a lot better since meeting the Producer.
  • Shrinking Violet
  • Sparkling Stream of Tears: Understandably, she tends to cry from time to time.
  • Stepford Smiler: As hinted by her hobbies and general lot in life.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: Everything in life seems to be rigged against her, except being an idol. In that she's been very successful, and believes the Producer is the greatest lucky charm she'll ever find.
  • When She Smiles: Her true smile, as seen on the variant artwork of her S Rare+ card illustration.


Kiyora Yanagi

Age: 23
Height: 158 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Birthday: May 12
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 85-58-86
Hobbies: Watching documentaries.

Registered medical nurse with a coy sense of humor.


Kanna Ariura

Age: 19
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Birthday: March 6
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 78-57-80
Hobbies: Love and Peace

A woman devoted to pacifism and harmonious coexistence.


Karin Domyoji

Age: 17
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: January 1
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 80-55-83
Hobbies: Cleaning temple grounds.

Shinto shrine priestess who becomes an idol to help her family's temple.


Kiyora Yanagi

Age: 23
Height: 158 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Birthday: May 12
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 85-58-86
Hobbies: Watching documentaries.

Registered medical nurse with a coy sense of humor.


Kozue Yusa

Age: 11
Height: 130 cm
Weight: 28 kg
Birthday: February 18
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 62-50-65
Hobbies: "What are hobbies?"

An innocent yet absent-minded girl recruited by the Producer.


Kurumi Ohnuma

Age: 13
Height: 145 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Birthday: March 30
Blood type: A
Three sizes: Big-Normal-Okay
Hobbies: Collecting tissue-packs.

A sensitive young girl who sheds tears for all emotions.


Michiru Ohara

Age: 15
Height: 153 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Birthday: April 12
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 78-55-80
Hobbies: Eating

A rather cheerful girl with a voracious appetite for food that can never be sated.


Mirei Hayasaka

Age: 14
Height: 147 cm
Weight: 39 kg
Birthday: May 9
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 75-54-77
Hobbies: Collecting stuffed animals

Former rival idol who wears monster claw costumes when on stage. Also famed for her love of hardcore punk and having an eye patch.


Miyako Anzai

Age: 16
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: January 6
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 78-55-77
Hobbies: Detective dramas and mystery novels.

An inquisitive junior crime solver and aspiring detective.


Miyo Harada

Age: 20
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: November 14
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 86-59-85
Hobbies: Tuning cars and motorcycle

The mechanic who became an idol. Loves everything possible about vehicles.


Momoka Sakurai

Age: 12
Height: 145 cm
Weight: 39 kg
Birthday: April 8
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 72-53-75
Hobbies: Tea Time

A elegant young lady, who acts very mature for her age.


Noriko Shiina

Age: 13
Height: 147 cm
Weight: 38 kg
Birthday: October 10
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 76-55-79
Hobbies: Tasting new donuts

The daughter of confectionery bakers and absolutely obsessed with anything involving donuts. She tries to uplift everyone spirits by offering samples of the tasty treats.


Rena Hyodo

Age: 27
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Birthday: October 3
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 92-56-84
Hobbies: Card playing

Casino dealer, professional gambler, and occasional card/pool shark. Becomes an idol to prove she can beat the odds.


Rina Fujimoto

Age: 18
Height: 54 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: October 14
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 77-55-8
Hobbies: Riding motorcycles, browsing at convinience stores.

An energetic girl with a punk strike who decides to become an idol.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her on-stage outfits.
  • Continuity Nod: Wears her phone strap of a blue bear in all her outfits. She also shows the same black bra in both her Normal+ and SRare+ cards.
  • Lighter and Softer: Her look becomes significantly lighter for idol jobs. She actually wears far less makeup for performances than she does for casual wear.
  • The Quincy Punk: Has nods to being one: has half of her head shaved, wears lots of earrings and eye makeup. On-stage she becomes more gal-influenced, wearing pink outfits and hiding her shave under her hair.
  • Rapunzel Hair
  • Stripperiffic: Her on-stage outfits.
  • Who Wears Short Shorts?: In all her cards except her Normal, Rare/Rare+ and SRare+ (in this last one she wears an equally short skirt)

Sakura Muramatsu

Age: 15
Height: 145 cm
Weight: 38 kg
Birthday: March 27
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 75-55-77
Hobbies: Collecting pink things

The Cute representative of the New Wave trio. Sakura is the sweet, fun-loving spirit that serves as the heart of her unit.


Saori Okuyama

Age: 19
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Birthday: June 12
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 83-57-81
Hobbies: Reading.

A girl from Akita who becomes an idol looking to change her geeky image.



Satomi Sakakibara

Age: 17
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: August 27
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 91-56-86
Hobbies: Eating sweets.

An impressively endowed woman who enjoys eating candies and cakes.


Shinobu Kudo

Age: 16
Height: 154 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: March 9
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 78-54-81
Hobbies: Collecting omake comics.

A girl who has dreamed of being an idol since childhood and grew up admiring and listening to them from afar on her radio. Both her parents and her friends say she isn't cut out to be an idol, but she moves to Tokyo on her own nonetheless to join the Producer's talent agency.


Tsubaki Egami

Age: 19
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: February 6
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 80-57-80
Hobbies: Photography

Big sister type who enjoys taking photos of everyday life.
  • Camera Fiend: Being one is her hobby.
  • Expy: Has a whimsical big sister personality like Azusa Miura and also believes in fortune telling.
  • Tareme Eyes: Reinforcing her kind personality.


Yao Fuei Fuei

Age: 15
Height: 152 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: September 29
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 82-58-84
Hobbies: Cooking

An immigrant from Hong Kong, she is the daughter of a Chinese restaurant family.


Yuka Nakano

Age: 18
Height: 149 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Birthday: March 23
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 77-57-81
Hobbies: Karate

A karate champion who seeks to expand her horizons by becoming an idol.


Yukari Mizumoto

Age: 15
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: October 18
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 81-56-82
Hobbies: Flute

Prodigy flute soloist from the Amori region of Japan.


Yuriko Ohnishi

Age: 20
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Birthday: March 20
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 81-58-83
Hobbies: Surfing the net, Reading

A passionate consumer of manga and anime, she especially fancies one genre in particular.


Yuu Ohta

Age: 21
Height: 159 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: January 28
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 89-57-87
Hobbies: Dog Grooming, Beauty

A young woman with a flair for the extravagant, and her long-suffering purse dog Akky.
  • Beauty Mark: On her right breast.
  • Bunnies for Cuteness: Bunny costumes are but one of the many indignities thrust onto Akky.
  • Canine Companion
  • Mr Muffykins: Yuu herself has all the hallmarks of the purse-pet archetype. The poor dog just wants out.
  • My Beloved Smother: A pet owner version.
  • Poke the Poodle: Akky's often depicted struggling to escape Yuu's grasp, but she doesn't do any true harm. He's perfectly content and happy in her New Year SR, showing they do have a good relationship when Yuu isn't laying the affection on too thick.

    Cinderella Girls (Passion Type) 

Passion Type Idols

As the name implies, Passion type idols are often energetic, enthusiastic, or extremely dedicated to their... well, passions. Their category color is yellow and theme emblem is a sunburst. From the original iM@S cast: Yukiho Hagiwara, Iori Minase, the Futami twins, and Miki Hoshii are Passion Type idols.

Ako Tsuchiya

Age: 15
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: May 2
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 85-54-83
Hobbies: Acquiring savings

The Passion representative of the New Wave trio. Ako's motivation for becoming an idol is to strike it rich and live a life of luxury with her best friends, Sakura and Izumi.


Ayame Hamaguchi

Age: 15
Height: 154 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: January 13
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 78-55-80
Hobbies: Watching historical dramas, collecing ninja paraphernalia, and touring movie studios.

An idol training to be a ninja... or perhaps a ninja training to be an idol. She is indirectly responsible for Sachiko Koshimizu taking skydiving lessons.


Ayuna Hamakawa

Age: 22
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 50 kg
Birthday: May 25
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 92-58-85
Hobbies: Horseback Riding

Fun loving woman from Osaka who was an Equestrian before becoming an idol.


Cathy Graham

Age: 15
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Birthday: September 9
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 83-56-85
Hobbies: Inline Skating, Dancing

An American girl who dreams of love! Her favorite thing to eat is... hamburgers!
  • Big Applesauce
  • Burger Fool: Her base card's outfit is based on a roller-skating burger waitress.
  • Eagleland: First flavor.
  • Fauxreigner: It's true her parents are American and she was born in New York City... but she was raised in Japan. She isn't fluent in English and only knows about America from secondhand statements and overboard stereotypes. She's basically a fake American with a Japanese outlook, but actually American.
    • Dark Secret: Asks the Producer to help keep all this a secret: hence the Large Ham nature of her stage act.
  • Fiery Redhead
  • National Stereotypes: A New Yorker who loves her hamboigahs.
  • Shout-Out: Her entire character concept is a shout to THE iDOLM@STER 2 DLC song: Ai Like Hamburger; she evens says the opening line word for word.
    • The hamburger creature seen on her Rare + card was originally featured on the cover art for THE iDOLM@STER Master Artist 02 Drama CD.
  • Youthful Freckles


Ema Senzaki

Age: 21
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: June 27
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 81-55-81
Hobbies: Collecting leather accessories.

A wild party going woman who's always having fun. She enjoys hard rock that's not too extreme or over-the-top.


Emi Namba

Age: 17
Height: 158 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: May 1
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 82-56-80
Hobbies: Live stage and impressionist comedy.

An aspiring comedian from Osaka who intends to start with an idol career.


Eve Santaclaus

Age: 19
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Birthday: December 24
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 81-56-80
Hobbies: Chimney searching

A beautiful homeless woman the Producer found on Christmas Eve, partly nude in the trash of a street alley. She claims to be the legendary Saint Nicholas.


Hikaru Nanjo

Age: 14
Height: 140 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: September 13
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 79-58-80
Hobbies: Special effects.

A girl who dreams of becoming a super heroine and saving the world from evil.


Hinako Kita

Age: 15
Height: 158 cm
Weight: 38 kg
Birthday: April 6
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 78-56-78
Hobbies: Indulging in her delusions.

Spacey and out of touch with reality, Hinako spends most of her time daydreaming. In particular, she is infatuated with the idea of being a real-life Cinderella.


Itsuki Manabe

Age: 22
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: December 29
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 85-57-83
Hobbies: Exercising for now.

A woman whose natural talent and love for dancing led to becoming an idol.


Kiyomi Saejima

Age: 15
Height: 153 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: September 26
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 76-58-78
Hobbies: Cleaning. Staying clean. Making armbands.

A girl who feels the need to maintain strict social order and cleanliness among her peers. Intends to eventually become the Prime Minster of Japan.


Mary Cochran

Age: 11
Height: 152 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: January 19
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 71-59-73
Hobbies: Beauty treatments. Gourmet banquets.

A young American fashionista. Left her home in San Francisco to become an idol in Japan.


Misaki Etou

Age: 22
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: March 18
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 84-56-80
Hobbies: Reading cell phone novels. Women's equality.

Dissatisfied with a slow moving corporate career, she becomes an idol to seek new avenues of opportunity.
  • Informed Attribute: That she's a feminist. Especially when being an idol has aspects in sexual objectification of women. Even enjoys wearing Stripperific stage costumes.
  • Straw Feminist: Averted and ignored. Outside of mention as a hobby, she never says anything about it.
  • Office Lady: Career before becoming an idol.


Natalia

Age: 14
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Birthday: June 29
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 84-55-86
Hobbies: Belly dancing

Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, she is a foreign exchange student fascinated by Japanese culture and entertainment. Also has an interest in traditional Arabic dance.


Natsuki Kimura

Age: 18
Height: 159 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: August 19
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 83-57-85
Hobbies: Concert Touring

Intense and passionate about rock music, Natsuki is both a good friend and a mentor figure to Riina Tada, who idolizes her as the Rockstar Ideal she wants to become.


Natsumi Soma

Age: 25
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: July 23
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 83-60-89
Hobbies: Running

An airline stewardess who accepted the Producer's offer to become an idol.


Nina Ichihara

Age: 9
Height: 129 cm
Weight: 30 kg
Birthday: February 8
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 62-58-67
Hobbies: Collecting animal costumes

A child with a fondness for animals of all types, to the point that she wears animal themed outfits almost exclusively.

Reina Koseki

Age: 13
Height: 148 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: March 5
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 75-50-77
Hobbies: Pranks

A foul natured girl who condescends over others. She is a prankster and backstabber, and rarely shows regret for it. The closest person to being "evil" among the Cinderella Girls.


Risa Matoba

Age: 12
Height: 143 cm
Weight: 38 kg
Birthday: November 19
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 71-58-73
Hobbies: Dancing, dates with Daddy

A demanding young girl who absolutely loves her Daddy.
  • Bratty Half-Pint
  • Girlish Pigtails
  • Parental Incest: The most squick-inducing part of her character. She's obsessed with his father, to the point of saying she wants to marry him.
  • Romantic Runner-Up: In Risa's eyes this is the Producer. Unlike the vast majority of idols in the series, she sees him as the second most important man in her life: daddy always comes first and foremost. The traits she finds charming in the Producer, are really those that he shares with her father.
  • Strippe Riffic: Most of her outfits (both off and on-stage), despite being 12.


Sana Miyoshi

Age: 14
Height: 149 cm
Weight: 39 kg
Birthday: April 14
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 75-56-80
Hobbies: Playing video games. Pulling late nighters.

A fanatical arcade, console, and handheld gamer. She's never without a gaming device immediately available and quite competitive when it comes to them.


Sanae Katagiri

Age: 28
Height: 152 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Birthday: March 7
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 92-58-84
Hobbies: Getting a massage. Visiting roomy bathhouses.

Former police officer who quit the force to become an idol. She is very flirtatious to the Producer and uses a lot of police terminology when talking.


Shiho Makihara

Age: 19
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: April 27
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 86-57-91
Hobbies: Sampling sweets.

The waitress of a Maid Cafe that specializes in sundaes and sweetened tea.
  • Hartman Hips: Her hips measurement are among the highest and without a larger bust size.
  • Maid Cafe: Job before becoming an idol. Still works as one part-time afterwards.
  • Meido: Her idol costumes use it as a theme.
  • Service Sector Stereotypes
  • Sweet Tooth: Not only for herself, as she tries making customers into these.


Shizuku Oikawa

Age: 16
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 56 kg
Birthday: June 3
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 105-64-92
Hobbies: Driving tractors. Milking cows.

A cheerful rural girl, born and raised on a dairy farm. She has strong work ethics, a positive outlook on life, and an unlimited love for cows.


Suzuho Ueda

Age: 14
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: October 26
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 76-55-79
Hobbies: Sewing.

Fun loving girl who enjoys to make and wear full body costumes.
  • Cheap Costume: Her handmade costumes tend to look a bit shoddy.
  • Cosplay: Averted. She doesn't like dressing as anime or manga characters.
  • Foreign Culture Fetish: Loves American style Halloween. Her new cards tend to be released around All Hallows' Eve.
  • Goofy Suit: Costumes look like they're for a Halloween Party or Theme Park. Other idols complain they're hot and stuffy.


Takumi Mukai

Age: 18
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 51 kg
Birthday: August 7
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 95-58-87
Hobbies: Tinkering with her motorcycle

A rough, rude sukeban who leaves behind life as a gang leader for a life on the stage.


Tokiko Zaizen

Age: 21
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Birthday: January 1
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 83-55-85
Hobbies: Punishing. Cooking Pigs.

A forcefully direct woman who believes men are inferior and require painful punishment to keep them useful.


Tomoe Murakami

Age: 13
Height: 146 cm
Weight: 37 kg
Birthday: January 3
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 74-53-76
Hobbies: Enka and Shogi

A slightly rebellious girl with interests and hobbies more fitting someone born in 1950's Japan.


Tomoka Wakabayashi

Age: 17
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: August 30
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 82-57-83
Hobbies: Cheerleading

Cheerful cheerleader who enjoys lifting other people's spirits.


Yuki Himekawa

Voiced by: Morino Mako

Age: 20
Height: 151 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Birthday: September 14
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 80-57-80
Hobbies: Watching baseball games

A baseball fanatic from Miyazaki wishing to use her idol fame to support her favorite team.


Yui Ohtsuki

Age: 17
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: May 7
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 84-56-83
Hobbies: Karaoke

A playful, laid back and informal girl who marches to the beat of her own drum.


Yumi Aiba

Age: 18
Height: 158 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Birthday: April 15
Blood type: O
Three sizes: 81-57-80
Hobbies: Gardening

A home gardener who seeks to become a flower themed idol.

    Trainers 

Trainers

While categorized under Passion Type, the Trainer sisters are collectively a fourth color set: the green cards. They are not actually idols, but trainers who teach them dance routines and staying in physical shape. Trainers have ridiculously low attack and defense stats, making them useless in card battles, but increase reward experience for the idols they accompany. Fans have noted that all four siblings, despite different height and measurements, claim the same weight. This leads to the ironic idea they are lying about it.

Master Trainer

Age: 28
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: December 10
Blood type: AB
Three sizes: 82-56-83
Hobbies: Making sports drinks

Eldest of the Trainers.


Veteran Trainer

Age: 26
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: September 10
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 83-56-84
Hobbies: Daytrading

Second eldest of the Trainers.


Trainer

Age: 23
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: June 10
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 84-56-85
Hobbies: Running in the morning

Second youngest of the Trainers.


Rookie Trainer

Age: 19
Height: 157 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: March 10
Blood type: B
Three sizes: 77-56-82
Hobbies: Going to the gym

Youngest of the Trainers.

     Chihiro Senkawa 

Chihiro Senkawa

Voiced by: Rina Sato

Age: ???
Height: 154cm
Weight: S-e-c-r-e-t
Birthday: November 28
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 82-58-84
Hobbies: Cosplaying, partying

Secretary to the Producer of Cinderella Girls, and serves as the game's tutorial guide and information woman. She's essentually an Expy of Kotori Otonashi, and does not have an active idol career or in-game card.note 
  • Breakout Character: Despite not being a winnable idol or having an official card, she has been assigned a voice actress and got a Drama CD skit. Rumors of an Image Song are now abound.
  • Depending on the Artist: Because her vitals are unknown, Chihiro's physical appearance is somewhat variable. Some media present her as a woman just out of her teens, while others aim closer to a Christmas Cake. The outfits she wears can also alter the impression of her maturity and age.
  • Dodge the Bullet: In an unlockable minigame the Producer brings a watergun to work and tries to shoot Chihiro with it. She pulls this to avoid most of the shots. The goal of the minigame is to tire out Chihiro and hit her before running out of ammo.
  • Exposition Fairy
  • Expy: Of the main series Kotori Otonashi.
  • Gainaxing: When she does her jumping animation.
  • Genki Girl: Very upbeat and positive about things. Even if the Producer fails at a task, she's confident he will recover and succeed at it eventually. When really happy she can be extremely excitable and expressive.
  • Just Friends: Unattainable for the Producer to support as an idol.
    • Of course it doesn't prevent Ship Tease in the Yonkoma. For example, the Producer placing his suit jacket around an overworked Chihiro who falls asleep in the office.
  • Knowledge Broker: She runs the tutorial.
  • Mission Control: Gives out the Producer's mission objectives and game events.
  • Number Two: When the Producer isn't around she's in overall charge of the office and the idols respect her authority.
  • Out of Focus: Can't be voted for on official polls.
  • The Scrooge: The common fan explanation for her not giving the Producer game items for free.
  • Sexy Secretary: She's the Producer's secretary... and she's quite sexy.

     The Producer 

Traits unique to the Producer of Cinderella Girls:

  • The Ace: At being a music producer. He can turn social outcasts, the mentally unhinged, and street bums into superstar idols.
  • Balanced Harem: The 4-koma manga has been aiming for it.
  • Chick Magnet: All 180+ idols would do anything to be his girlfriend.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: A reason why Hilarity Ensues in many of the Drama CD skits, is because the Producer is absent from stopping the excentric idols from causing havoc or indulging in their unusual interests.
  • He Who Must Not Be Seen: The Yonkoma and most manga adaptions follow this plan. They have the Producer's face obscured by an object, an idol's body, cut off by the panel, or only show the back of his head.
  • Interpretative Character: It is generally accepted that the Producer of Cinderella Girls is the same from the iM@S2 continuity, though after 765 Pro has achieved financial success with the original 13 idols.
  • Not a Date: Idols will try to arrange time alone with the Producer, on the pretext of discussing plans for her music career, but spend the majority of the meeting to make romantic advances on him. Due to his Clueless Chick Magnet reaction to these attempts, the incidents become Flavor 2.
  • Office Romance: Their game card quotes highlight it.
  • Parental Substitute: Several idols have such a relationship.
  • Ship Tease: Each of the Image Song Drama CD focus on it for the idol in question.
  • This Is Your Song: Each idol is implied to be thinking of the Producer when singing her Image Song. A few call out to him in the lyrics.
  • The Voiceless: From time to time the Producer is featured in the radio show interviews of the idol's Drama CD. Just like Staff-san, he usually indicates approval or displeasure at the idol's comments with a sound emitting speaker. To differentiate him from Staff-san, the Producer's makes a lighter toned "pin pon" sound effect.
    • During Koume's Drama CD the Producer is the Zombie co-host. He uses unintelligible undead grunts with the sound effects.
  • Weirdness Magnet: The multitude of idols. Each has a unique persona or trait that defines her individuality from the others, many of them being highly unusual.
  • When You Coming Back, Producer?: The idols will loiter in the workplace, waiting for the Producer to return from his office assignments. They also get sad when he's too busy to attend their office parties or have fun with them.

     Staff-san 

Staff-san

Featured in the idol's Drama CD interviews, Staff-san is the radio show co-host who indicates approval or displeasure at the idol's comments with a sound-emitting speaker. The more eccentric idols tend to get the "negative buzz" a lot, causing hilarious reactions. In general, the idols have a strictly professional relationship with Staff-san, making him a non-romantic male character for them to interact with.

  • The Comically Serious: Best way to describe his personality.
  • Everyone Calls Him Barkeep: It's rather unlikely his real name is Staff-san.
  • He Who Must Not Be Seen: There isn't official artwork of him, face hidden or otherwise.
  • In-Series Nickname: Idols who constantly get the "negative buzz" call it the buu-buu speaker for the sound it makes.
  • Mission Control: Staff-san's overall purpose is to ensure the idols stay on topic during the radio show. He does not always succeed.
  • Not so Above It All: Some of the ad-lib challenges he gives to an idol are rather Trollish. For example, making Miku Maekawa pretend to be a puppy.
    • Could be Fridge Brilliance when you consider that an idol should expand her horizons and be comfortable with unfamiliar situations, despite the running theme that each Cinderella Girls idol is largely defined by their own quirk.
    • Outright confirmed in Nao's interview, where the following exchange occurs:
    Nao: Is it really so fun to tease me?
    Staff-san: *ding-do—BUZZBUZZBUZZBUZZ*
    Nao: Ahh, I heard that ding-dong just now! I won't forgive you if you make fun of me again!
    • The ending shows that it was actually Producer doing the interview, and Nao chases him out after one too many teasings.
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: The idols who refuse to follow the script believe this. He's actually not. A secondary role for Staff-san, appears to be an authority figure the Cinderella Girls can openly disagree with or ignore, since they love and trust the Producer too much for that to happen to him. However it varies from idol to idol, since the nicest don't defy or get upset with Staff-san.
  • Talking with Signs: Whenever Staff-san wants to directly tell an idol something, he writes the message on a card. She will usually read aloud what's written on the card, so the listener can know. The idol will then either agree to the instruction or vocally reject it.
    • Shown Their Work: Studio crews using signs for silent communication happens in real radio and television shows that are live recordings (news networks for example). Modernized locations have replaced cardboard signs with electronic teleprompters, digital displays, and laptops.
  • The Voiceless: Never actually says anything.

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