|Star of Tears|
Namida no Hoshi
|English||Star of Tears|
|Japanese Air Date||June 13, 2013|
|Insert Song||Take Me Higher|
|← Hello☆Super Idol||Tristar Take Off☆ →|
Star of Tears (涙の星) is the 35th episode of Aikatsu! TV anime series and the 35th episode of its "1st Season" (
As the Final Audition continues, Ichigo, Aoi, and Ran spend the night in an isolated mansion in Starlight Academy, live in different rooms, and their Aikatsu! Phones have been consficated from them. Facing their loneliness, they received 2013 Summer Collection cards by Headmistress Orihime by their favorite brands, at the next day, they interviewed individually by Mizuki with a live broadcast. Ichigo who's nervous, strangely can hear Aoi's and Ran's voices, which makes her can say things that is in her mind, and promises to be the sun of Tristar as Mizuki once said in Episode 28. Aoi who's the next tells how she'll do everything to make Tristar shines so bright and Ran tells that she is she herself. After they meet again, they then go eat by cook a big hotcake, as they called to go to the live performance, Otomo, Yurika, Sakura, and their classmates gives support for the three. After the live, they chose Ran to be the last member. Before she leaves Starlight Academy, she calls Ichigo and Aoi and tells them how delicious the hotcake was. Aoi then tells that she appears like not Ran Shibuki and Ichigo tells her about the meaning of runway she once told to Ichigo, then asks her to smile, as Ran wipes her tears, she then smiles, makes Ichigo and others smiles too. Before the ending credits, then Ran appears in a runway, walking to the stage where her fans are waiting.
- In this episode, Ran was chosen by Mizuki to be the final member of Tristar.