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|Marionette ~Part 1~ |
|Air Date||August 4, 2019|
|Dub Release||September 1, 2019|
|Chapters||Reminiscence ＊ Marionette:|
Puppet Show 1 - Doll House 3
The fifth episode of the Ensemble Stars! Anime Adaption by David Production. The opening song is Stars' Ensemble, and the ending song is メイド・イン・トキメキ♪ (Made in Tokimeki♪). The commercial break illustrations are from (Burning Spirit) Kuro Kiryu and (Snapping Rabbit) Nazuna Nito.
Ra*bits chats about the S1 near the school entrance. Subaru and Anzu, seeing them, come over to chat, mentioning Eichi's appearance the night before. Nazuna thinks about Eichi's involvement in his life one year ago. Back in that time, Nazuna meets with Jin about his changing voice and then runs to the room where Shu and Mika are waiting, thinking with disgust on the corruption of the students. Valkyrie performs, and Keito evaluates them silently from the back. The next day, Arashi hugs Mika from behind while he's sewing, accidentally causing him to stab himself with the needle. Arashi takes him to the infirmary, where Mika gets a bandaid from Jin and Arashi gushes about Akiomi, followed by a trip to the garden terrace where they talk about their units. Kuro comes up to the roof and hears Nazuna practicing his singing, coming to talk to him. After Kuro's warning about bad things going on in the shadows, Nazuna leaves. Shu later speaks with Rei via cup phone about fine, receiving another warning. Nazuna is seen again on the roof, where he continues to try and train his current singing voice, intent to grow and allow Valkyrie to change. Back in the room, Mika gives Nazuna a late birthday gift, and Shu comes in to join the conversation. Mika is assigned to sell tickets, but Nazuna drags them both out of the room so they do it all together. As they perform at the end, Eichi is seen watching.
Character Appearances in Order
Characters in italics are seen but do not speak during the episode.