Koh-haku Aikatsu Gassen!
Episode 63
Episode Information
Kanji 紅白アイカツ合戦!
English Koh-haku Aikatsu Gassen!
Air Date
Japanese Air Date December 26, 2013.
Featured Songs
Opening KIRA☆Power
Ending Original Star☆彡
Insert Song KIRA☆Power
Episode guide
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Koh-haku Aikatsu Gassen! (紅白アイカツ合戦!) is the 63rd episode of the Aikatsu! TV Anime series and the 13th episode of its "Second Season" (2年目(セカンドシーズン) lit. Second-Year). The episode aired on December 26, 2013.


The legendary Red-White Aikatsu Battle is coming up and everyone is full of excitement. But will a sneaky reporter put a damper on it with his gossip? And is the surprise guest really as scary as she seems to be?


Ichigo, Aoi, and Ran are heading to the location of the upcoming 64th Annual Red-White Aikatsu Battle. They watch the video of PowaPowa-Puririn, announcing the time and date of the Red-White Aikatsu Battle before ending the video, just as they are arriving to the events location. Inside, the girls see many idols from both of the schools and are approached by Seira and Ki. Aoi is very excited since this will be the first year she gets to participate, as well as be with so many idols in one location, and she is able to bond with Ki over this. Seira claims she will not lose to Ichigo before they share an agreement to enjoy themselves and do their best.

Unknowingly there is someone watching them from nearby...

As the girls wait in the lobby, Aoi explains that as participants they will be interviewed there, so that every idol can get to know the staff before the event. When Ichigo compliments how much Aoi knows, Aoi reveals to them that she's been watching the Red-White Battle since she was little and has done a lot of research. It's then the girls are called to interview and meet with someone one on one. Aoi is asked to appear as her character from the movies she's appeared in, while Ran and Sora will be modeling together in the fashion corner, and Ichigo is informed that she will be doing the concert with Seira. Who joins Ichigo and leaves the room with her.

Orihime and Tiara also happen to be conversing when they spot the two and stop to watch them for a moment. They continue on speaking soon after and mention how exciting both Ichigo's return and Seira's debut had been. So they are sure having them perform like this will be just as wonderful.

As Seira and Ichigo come back to the lobby, they separate for the time being and Ichigo's attention turns to a wisp of purple hair just as it's leaving the room. But she pushes it from her mind as Aoi and Ran return to the room, asking them how their meetings went. It's then the special guest arrives and the workers go to see who it is, as does Ichigo, Aoi, and Ran. The person is said to be very influential and Aoi warns them that they should be careful, since Sabuko Nishijima is regarding and rumored to be scary. Such as harming or verbally abusing the people who dare make one little mistake in her presence. This causes the girls to grow tense but they run in anyway, just to find a huge gaudy truck come inside that belongs to her.

It's then Sabuko approaches and explains that it is her very own, Enkatsu Card, which before that very moment was thought to merely be rumored. As Ichigo sees the workers struggle to move it, she volunteers herself, Aoi, and Ran to help them. This surprises Aoi and Ran, but together with the two workers, the five are able to lift the card to it's location. hich makes Sabuko really happy and she invites the girls for tea with her in another room. She expresses joy in having their help and mentions that a lot of young idols tend to get frightened and shy away from her when trying to introduce themselves, but Ichigo, Ran, and Aoi are different. She then goes on to say that she knows of them because Mizuki stopped by earlier to speak with her in reguards to the group.

They are severely shocked and Ichigo realizes that it was Mizuki she caught sight of earlier. So the trio decide to go and check around the building to see if they can still find her, but it's no use and they meet up later. This disappoints Ichigo, since she had wanted to ask her why she left Starlight Academy right after she did, and it has been over a year now since they have seen each other. So they keep looking. Soon Ichigo comes to the auditorium and sees Mizuki seated in one of the front rows, where upon being confronted. Mizuki welcomes her back just as Aoi and Ran soon find their way into the room. The four sit down to begin talking. She informs them that after Ichigo left, she transfered to Dream Academy as an adviser to help Tiara run the school. She works as a producer and while she had a lot of fun being with the others she feels as though she could have done better, which was what inspired this decision. However, she doesn't know if she wants to stay a producer, or an idol just yet.

She hands Ichigo a set of coords and asks that she doesn't tell the others about seeing her, since she's only an adviser and isn't supposed to really be there right now. But before she goes, she mentions that not only does she want to keep helping idols, she plans on making her own too.

Near the entrance door is Mister S spying on the girls. He decides he can turn this into a scandal to make it look like Mizuki betrayed Starlight Academy. But before he can get started, Sabuko removes his computers saving chip and threatens to run him out of a job should he do such a thing. So in defeat, he threatens to return and takes off.

Outside, PowaPowa-Puririn are introducing the event while being filmed. On stage, everyone cheers while the event begins and PowaPowa-Puririn introduce the special guest judges, Ame-chan, Llama-chan, and Kuma-chan. With that in mind, Aoi then performs as her character before Kaede performs a magic trick to introduce Ran and Sora. Then Yurika gets a chance to perform for her fans while Ichigo and Seira watch from backstage and PowaPowa-Puririn introduce Sabuko for her performance. Seira is confused, but Ichigo assures her how nice she is and they watch in awe over how huge the outfit is.

As she is performing, Ki and Sora show up to give Seira the coord she will wear for the performance. Sora explains to them what the trend collection is to them, saying that each of the coord makers came together during the World Trend Conference and decided to use the trendiest items to make the theme. For example, this winter Animal patterns were popular so each brand put out an animal-patterned dress, and points out she did also.

Ichgio and Seira then run to change into their coords and get on stage and Otome introduces them. There they perform to "KIRA☆Power".

Afterwards the girls all get onto stage, where it's announced which team has proven to be the winner this year. Otome reveals that they had a tie that year and Ichigo wishes everyone a happy new year!

Character Appearances


Major Events

  • Mizuki finally meets Ichigo and her companions once again.
  • This episode marks the 64th Koh-haku Aikatsu Gassen! in the Aikatsu! Universe.
  • The song KIRA☆Power appears for the first time as an insert song.
  • The 2014 Animal Trend Collection Coords appear for the first time.

Cultural References

  • The Enka artist who is featured in this episode, Sabuko Nishijima's name is a parody of a popular real-life Enka artist Saburō Kitajima.
  • The judges Ame-chan, Llama-chan, and Kuma-chan are parodies of characters from the Japanese drama Amachan (あまちゃん).


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VTEList of Aikatsu! Episodes
1st Season 1 - 10 I Can Become an Idol?So Many Idols!I Want to Know More About YouOh! My! Fan!Ran! Runway!Lost in an Autograph!Beware the BlogThe Underground SunMove on now!The Rainbow-Colored Otome
11 - 20 Otome Falls in Love with SomeoneWe Wish You a Merry Christmas!The Tragedy of Calories!Naughty Detectives♥Love Under the Camphor TreeHeart Pounding!! Special Live Act Part 1Heart Pounding!! Special Live Act Part 2Choco and LoveThe Secret Scent of the Moonlit GirlVampire Scandal
21 - 30 Stylish Thief☆SwallowtailIdol Aura and Calendar GirlAn Ageha MuseEnjoy♪ OfftimeApril Fools' Promise☆The Season of SakuraRaise The Curtain☆Fresh Girls CupMizuki and A Soft-Shelled TurtleIdol☆TeacherA Sincere Call and Response
31 - 40 An Idol on Mother's DayIchigo PanicChance & Try☆Hello☆Super IdolStar of TearsTristar Take Off☆Head for the SunStrawberry Parfait♪Go get'em Soleil!Girl meets girl
41 - 50 The Summer-Colored Miracle☆Shipboard Finale☆An Idol in WonderlandMore Than True Crisis!Happy Summer☆VacationRespect J☆Legend Idol・MasqueradeWake up my music♪The Place Where Brightness Goes toThe Memories are in the Future
2nd Season 51 - 60 That Rocking Girl is the Dream☆GirlWelcome Home♫StrawberryLalala☆★RivalSecret of SmilesThe Password is Okeoke Okay☆Top Secret of LoveLoose Cha-Ran-way!Magical Dancing♪Choco and Solution☆Choco-Pop DetectivesThe Rumored Powa-Puri☆
61 - 70 Kira・pata・magic☆The Idol is the Santa Claus!Koh-haku Aikatsu Gassen!Lucky Idol☆Door Towards the DreamThe Wonderful Mutual LoveFortune Compass☆Flower-Blooming Aurora PrincessHospitality Heart♡Stylish Expedition Cool Angels!
71 - 80 The Glittering AquariusHappy☆Idol Fes 1st DAY!Happy☆Idol Fes 2nd DAY!Sakura-Colored MemoriesAgain♪ OfftimeGreat Shock☆Fresh Girl!Aiming to be a Star☆彡A Miracle Begins!Yes! Best PartnerAikatsu! Boot Camp
81 - 90 Bibibi☆PartnerAim To Be☆Perfect PartnersOtome RAINBOW!Blooming Miracle!Fantasia (Rhapsody) in the Desert of the MoonMy Dear Idol!Soleil☆Rising!Where Legends Are MadeAdmiration is ForeverShining☆Future Girl
91 - 101 Forming☆Aikatsu8Summer Idol StoryTwinkle・StarsTwo WingsWhere Dreams BloomLet's! Akari Summer!Secret Letter and Unseen StarTwin DressesThe Flower's TearsTo the Wing's DreamThe SHINING LINE of Admiration
3rd Season 102 - 110 Let's Aikatsu!☆Ready Go!!Good FortuneAikatsu Dash!Bursting Flair☆Idol☆HalloweenTwo DreamersPut Your Feelings in an AppleThe Hot Wind of Aikatsu!The Passionate Sangria Rosa
111 - 120 Dear My Fans!GOGO! Ichigo Cheer CorpsThe Fashionable☆Vivid GirlHappy Christmas Tree☆A Warm☆Japanese New YearŌzora JUMP!!Sumire-Colored Singing VoiceAn Elegant Aikatsu!The Dance of the NadeshikoStar☆Valentine
121 - 130 A Promise to the FutureVampire MysterySpring BouquetThe Queen's FlowerThe Other Side of AdmirationA Warm♪OfftimeEntrance of the Starlit Sky☆The Showtime of DreamsTalk Show RunwayThe Magic of Units
131 - 140 The Brilliant Dancing DivaThe Burning Passionate Jalapeño!Hello New WorldSpontaneous Skips♪The Center of the World is Kokone!The Name is, Sweet & Soft☆NadeshikoExciting☆Unit CupBrilliance of One's True Self☆Johnny and The BrideAikatsu Restaurant
141 - 152 Hot Spicy・Girls!I Want to Say Thank YouHorror!? Summer IslandSurprise Idol BattleA Hot Summer FestivalThe Three of Us Once AgainThe Dazzling LuminasRaise the Curtain, the Great Starlight School Festival☆Our Different ColorsThe Bonds of StarsLight of the StageThe Road Following Our Meeting
4th Season 153 - 160 Let's Fly, Look Out Vast World!We'll Take that Potato, and Replace it with a MicThrilling Carat☆YOU! GO! KYOTO!!Little Devil HappeningI Want to See You, OkinawaGalaxy☆StarlightPerfect Dream Idol!
161 - 170 Tale of the Osaka Idol☆Mecha Panic☆Happiness Party♪New Year Ahead!Luminas☆ChristmasThe First Wind That I Have FoundThe Sketchbook of DreamsA Single Road, Our Parting WaysHinaki Miracle!The Power of Idols
171 - 178 Best FriendSpring DreAca Carnival!Double Miracle☆My Move on now!The Futures that I'd Like to Come TrueQueen of RosesThe Present Heading Towards to FutureThe Best Present