Mizuki and Mikuru announce they want to challenge Soleil in a contest. Deciding to bring Soleil out of hiatus, Ichigo, Aoi, and Ran accept the challenge, but find their conflicting schedules give them little time to practice with each other. Noticing Akari and her roommate being Otome's managers for the day and remembering the time she herself became Mizuki's manager, Ichigo decides to arrange everyone's schedules so that whenever one person is working, the other two act as their managers. Using this routine, the girls get to observe Ran's dependability, Aoi's dedication, and Ichigo's liveliness first hand. The experience reminds them of the great things they can do together, becoming excited over how much Soleil will have grown and practicing as much as they can. Although Ichigo makes a small timing mistake during their performance, Soleil brings out their best on the day of their live, exciting Mizuki more and more.