As Tristar's schedule becomes busier, Ran becomes more isolated from Ichigo and Aoi, who are saddened to hear Ran is unable to return to the Star Academy dorms due to her schedule. Wanting to deliver a gift to her, the girls try to arrange a meeting when Tristar's schedule conflicts with Ichigo's audition and Aoi's filming in the same building. Ran becomes so anxious about being able to meet them that she makes some errors during her performance. She ends up barely missing Ichigo and Aoi, who leave her a gift and a motivational message. However, Ran is still disheartened that she isn't living up to the expectations of Mizuki and Kaede. Meanwhile, Orihime has plans to start up another idol unit.