In the future, the only form of “entertainment” becomes concerts by J-POP idols. For the sake of the world, society at large takes the only reasonable response left: total warfare.
Along with ubiquitous “no idol” signs scattered throughout the city, the government invests in the technology to develop “no idol” missiles and other lethal weaponry to combat this deadly threat to world peace and stability.
The responsible members of society fight the good fight against idols with the help of the government. Everyone realizes that idols are pointless and stupid.
Boys wisely break up with girls who want to become idols. The inherent goodness of humanity sallies forth in one last desperate effort.
Unfortunately, foolish, young, rebellious teenagers will always disobey the wisdom of their elders and run away from home. Hopefully the rest of the show will be a journey of growth and discovery as our young heroines learn that wearing too much makeup and lip-syncing to shitty music isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
My enjoyment of the show was further aided by the superb translation:
On the positive side, I will say that the setting is kind of cool. It’s like the world of the industrial revolution, but in space.
Some of it is pretty dumb though. Like people using QR codes after space has been colonized. Right. Then we have the phone that’s shaped like a rice ball. Um… what?
This show’s biggest problem, however, is that it’s about idols. I am not a fan of idols. Idols are dumb. In particular, the only genre of music worse than generic pop is J-pop. Why would anyone listen to this stuff? If they had idols who played bluegrass or a mariachi band I’d be all over this shit.