After everyone gets together, Ichigo reveals her intention to leave Starlight Academy and go to America after the cup so she can work on her own Aikatsu, with Aoi putting on a brave face to support her friend. The next day, Ichigo faces off against Mizuki in the Starlight Queen Cup finale, which is inevitably won by Mizuki. Despite her loss, Ichigo feels happy thanks to the support of her fans, which grants her and the others the Mastery of Friendship. Before Ichigo leaves for the airport, Mizuki gives up her encore performance to allow Ichigo to perform once more alongside Aoi and Ran. Reaching the airport, Aoi lets out all the feelings she's been holding in, while all the other idols comes to see her off. After Ichigo leaves, it is revealed that Mizuki has also decided to leave Starlight Academy to pursue her own path.