The decision to continue forward

The decision to continue forward is an anime episode of The iDOLM@STER that was released on 08/12/2011

Plot Summary

Ritsuko is excited about the formation of Ryuugu Komachi,who are already garnering some attention, while the Producer realises his own schedule for the other girls is rather lackluster.

Azusa shows off her new hair style.
Azusa shows off her new hair style.

Azusa appears in the office with a new, shorter haircut to balance out the line up of Ryuugu Komachi.

A journalist interviews the new idol unit, while the rest of the girls eavesdrop.

New uniforms arrive, making the girls look like "Little Princesses from the Dragon King's Palace".

To the Producer's surprise, Ritsuko has already booked her group a slot on Amusement Music, a primetime singing show on which performers make their debut, in addition to a meet and greet and a mini concert at a music shop.

A slow work day.
A slow work day.

Seeing that the other girls are more interested in relaxing, the Producer promises to find some new work for them so they can stand shoulder to shoulder with Ryuugu Komachi.

As he is getting ready to leave the office, Miki wonders why she wasn't included in the new troupe. Only half listening, the Producer accidentally encourages her to show a more serious side and attempt t earn a place in the group.

Ryuugu Komachi are having a successful day of practice and publicity, while the Producer fumbles around frantically attempting to find work for the other idols.

The Producer is encouraged by Haruka.
The Producer is encouraged by Haruka.

The Producer accidentally double books an appointment, and so Miki suggests herself to attend in place of Hibiki. Miki

manages to memorise the shows choreography in one shot and save the show.

Remembering what the girls told him previously, the Producer realises he doesn't have to do everything himself, and can rely on the others as well.

At the end of the day, everyone gathers in front of the TV to watch Ryuugu Komachi performing their debut song "Smoky Thrill".

Ami, Iori and Azusa as Ryuugu Komachi perform their first show.
Ami, Iori and Azusa as Ryuugu Komachi perform their first show.

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The Producer ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Ritsuko Akizuki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kotori Otonashi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Iori Minase ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Azusa Miura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Ami Futami ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Mami Futami ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Miki Hoshii ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Chihaya Kisaragi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Haruka Amami ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yukiho Hagiwara ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Takane Shijou ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Makoto Kikuchi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hibiki Ganaha ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yayoi Takatsuki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )

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