Detailed information on all the Idols available in Starnova Idol Empire, including the Sunrider DLC girls. Possible spoilers.
Obviously there’s minor spoilers here and as such, don’t look if you don’t want the game spoiled for you. However, most of this information has already been released publicly on Love In Space’s twitter feed.
On to the girls, in no particular order (but starting with the original Starnova girls)!
Aki is one of the original Starnova girls and is, of course, one of the best Idols in Idol Empire. She’s got a great set of Center abilities. And… honestly, who doesn’t like twin-tailed, slightly tsundere loli’s?
Out of the original Starnova girls, she has the highest starting Persona stat. She’s good for early jobs that require medium/low Persona.
Her Center abilities focus on training so she’s a great center to help the rest of your Idols get their stats up and her NOVA makes herself train even faster.
Finally, Aki starts with the Overdoer condition, which makes her train faster but at the same time, lose HP faster.
Aki’s NOVA grants a large temporary boost to her own training speed.
Sasami is another original Starnova girl. She’s a “good girl” with a Pure image and also known as The Lamb of Starnova. She’s an all-rounder with average starting stats and decent Center abilities that focus on Pure generation. Her NOVA is extremely useful.
Sasami is a hard worker and always trying to do her best. While she may be the Lamb, she does indeed have horns, and will do what it takes to become a top idol.
Sasami doesn’t start with any conditions, beyond being adorable.
Sasami’s NOVA grants fast HP Regen to all Idols.
Mariya is an original Starnova girl. As the oldest member of Starnova she’s got years more experience than anyone and it shows in her singing ability. She starts with the highest Sing stat out of all the Starnova girls and has abilities that focus on Songs.
Mariya has had a hard life and she starts with several conditions. Chemical Dependency, Alcoholism and Tobacco Use are what she starts with. Her Alcoholism and Tobacco use can be cured at the Sickbay, however.
Mariya’s NOVA has her instantly record any songs she’s queued for.
Julie’s an original Starnova girl, a “bad girl,” and the best looking one out of all of them. She’s half-Japanese and half-American. She’s hot and she knows it. She’s quite the tsundere as well. While she has the best looks out of all the original Starnova girls, which she’s cruised through life with, her other stats are definitely lacking.
Julie’s Center abilities focus on Looks with boosts to Makeup. Her boosts in the later levels of her development are borderline insane and will grant huge buffs to the girls Looks stats when they use Makeup.
Julie doesn’t take any crap and doesn’t really care about much so she starts with the Rebellious condition. When her mood turns sour, she will refuse all orders and go hang out in the Break Room. Her rebellious streak cannot be cured in the Sickbay.
Julie’s NOVA has her start some of her own scandals, takes Infamy from the other girls and applies it to herself.
Mika is an original Starnova girl and every otaku’s dream. She’s heavily into anime and video games, and an all around cutie, so she starts with a fairly high Looks stat. She’s also similar to Sasami with a Pure image and thus her Pure stat starts quite high. However, since she’s been a shut-in for a couple years, her other stats are lacking.
Mika’s Center abilities focus on Song PV’s and Fan Service.
Mika starts with the Otaku condition, which boosts all her stats by 4 when she takes on any anime or video game related Jobs.
Mika’s NOVA immediately restores all of her Pure. With this you can send her on all kinds of questionable jobs and just NOVA it all away!
Natsuki (also known as “Nattan”) is an original Starnova girl. She’s a country girl straight out of Kansai and it shows through her personality. She’s got a love of the farm life and Alpacas and is highly athletic. She starts with the highest Dance stat out of the original girls. She’s got a pretty good personality and a Pure image.
Natsuki’s Center abilities focus on Stalker prevention and HP regeneration.
Natsuki starts with two conditions: Genki, which increases her movement speed and Quick Metabolism, which makes her immune to the Eating Disorder condition.
Natsuki’s NOVA has her hop on her trusty Alpaca steed and get a huge boost to her own movement speed.
Last, but most certainly not least (if you catch my drift), of the original Starnova girls is Nemu. She’s a rich girl, high class with high tastes. She’s quite attractive and personable so she starts with fairly high Persona and Looks stats.
Nemu’s Center abilities focus on KN generation and because of her family’s business connections she helps out quite a bit in that regard.
Nemu does, however, come with a rather crippling psychosis and the Yandere condition to go with it. When her mood turns sour she’s prone to whip out Gunter-kun (her handsome gentleman of a knife) and chase the other girls around the office with it. This will make the girls cancel their tasks and, obviously, run away. Her predilection towards Gunter, and thus her Yandere condition, cannot be cured in the Sickbay.
Nemu’s NOVA gives you access to her family’s real estate connections allowing you to purchase rooms with a 75% discount.
Mariko is the latest addition to the core Starnova team. She’s an absolutely beautiful Shrine Maiden, with quite a talent in song and dance. She starts with high Dance, Sing and Looks stats because of this. As she’s a Shrine Maiden she has a Pure image and starts with very high pure. However, because she’s quite enigmatic and stoic, her personality is lacking. She’s also able to divine insight on the supernatural.
Her Center abilities revolve entirely around her Shrine Maiden life and give boost to Songs made with Shrine PV’s.
Mariko, not unlike the rest of the quirky girls, has her own issues. She is rather stoic and slightly OCD and her starting conditions reflect that. The Stoic condition keeps her mood fairly mellow at all times and she is unable to become Angry or Overjoyed. Her OCD condition relates to cleaning and she will furiously clean the office (and complain about it) whenever your DEC level is too low.
Mariko’s NOVA sets her OCD off and she’ll clean the office like a woman possessed, giving you a nice boost to your DEC level (500 points per use).
With Kaori we dive into the original Quasar girls. She’s one of the best Idols in Idol Empire, not only because of her image and personality. She’s a very cute girl-next-door “good girl” type with a great personality and very good singing skills as well. She’s got a Pure image and as such she starts with very high Pure.
Kaori constantly struggles to do her best and make her parents happy, all the while wondering if she was always one of the bad guys…
Kaori has some great Center abilities that focus on mitigating Scandals.
Kaori has no starting conditions, other than being so cute you wanna give her lots of head pats and squish her with hugs.
Kaori’s NOVA has her solve any interpersonal conflicts between the girls, giving a boost to everyone’s Mood.
Mako is a member of Quasar and a genius middle-schooler loli Idol. She became a top Idol at just 13 years old, in no small part thanks to her parents influence. She was bred to become famous. She’s direct competition to Aki with the loli image (though Aki does have 7 years of experience as a 12 year old).
Mako’s extremely skilled in the Idol life as she was practically trained since birth. She’s got very high Dance and Sing skills and a crafted personality to go with hit, so her Persona stat is high as well. She’s got a rather odd personality for a 14 year old girl, but that’s probably to be expected in the jaded lifestyle of the entertainment industry.
Mako’s Center abilities revolve around her parents business connections and give boosts to Jobs.
Mako’s NOVA has her parents pull all the strings and leverage their vast professional contacts. Businessmen will come running to your office to do business with you.
Stella is the epitome of manufactured beauty. She’s an android Idol crafted by the brains of Quasar, Kamijou. She can dance and sing like a machine and was built to be the perfect Idol, so she’s got high Dance, Sing, Looks and Pure stat. As she is an android, however, her personality is somewhat lacking.
Stella can use her vast processing ability to get all kinds of information off the net and run social media like a Goddess. She was built for perfection, with all the right parts in mind, and is quite likable. If not somewhat robotic, for obvious reasons. She spends her downtime charging herself in the Break Room and on @chan.
Stella’s Center abilities focus on Songs and Lives, as she was built to be the perfect Idol.
Stella’s NOVA has her utilize her awesome processing power to enhance your logistics so that you sell more merchandise from your Sales Department.
Shiro is known as the Empress of Entertainment and it’s a deserving title. She’s incredibly beautiful and strong-willed. She’s honed her skills to perfection and her stats reflect that. She starts with very high stats across the board. However, because she knows what she’s worth, she demands a very high salary.
Shiro’s got it all. She’s a top Idol and has been the Center of Quasar for a couple years. She’s got the looks, experience, knowledge and ambition to dominate the Idol industry. She knows what it takes to get what she wants and while she can be caring and kind, she’s also cold and calculating.
As Shiro is a top Idol and all about the entertainment aspect of it, her Center abilities focus on Lives.
Shiro starts with one condition. She’s hot, she’s got it, and she knows it. Her condition is Expensive and because she’s an Empress she demands twice the salary of your other Idols. This condition cannot be cured in the Sickbay.
Shiro’s NOVA gathers her loyal army of followers to shut down all the hate towards her, converting all her Infamy into Fame.
Fresh out of the Sunrider’s engineering room we have Chigara. All Chigara wants in life is to open a Bakery and settle down. Though things never go as planned…
Chigara is a very cute, sweet girl who always tries her best. She’s incredibly intelligent and the best engineer that ever was. With her looks and abilities she’s got good starting stats
Since Chigara is an all-star Engineer, her Center abilities revolve around manufacturing.
Some, uh… things… yeah, things happened with Chigara and because of that she starts with the Unpopular condition. This makes her lose Fame more quickly than anyone else.
Chigara’s NOVA makes her dream come true and turns the Cafeteria into a bakery.
Asaga Di Ryuvia
Asaga is a loud, energetic cute girl who also happens to be a Queen. And, well, more. She was the first Ryder Pilot (along with Chigara) that Shields hired on the Sunrider. She’s an Ace pilot, usually always in a good mood and down for nearly anything.
She’s got good skills across the board, but is generally an all-rounder as an Idol. She strives to be a hero of Justice and with that the best Idol among the stars.
While her stats may be barely above average she’s quite popular and her Center abilities focus on getting more out of her fans.
She’s so energetic she only has one starting condition, Genki, which increases her movement speed.
Asaga’s NOVA rallies her fans and gives a boost to the Event Room.
Ava is the XO of the Sunrider and long-time friend of Captain Shields. She’s a by the books type of girl with stunning looks and an amazing singing ability thanks to her secret karaoke obsession. She’s got a cold personality and is usually either expressionless or exasperated. And she will absolutely murder you if you don’t get that paperwork done, Producer-san. Now.
Since Ava’s a no-nonsense professional, her Center abilities focus on her leadership (or lack thereof?) abilities. She can diffuse tension between the other girls and keep the fans in line as well.
Ava gladly oversees practice and makes sure everyone is follow the rules, thus preventing injuries.
Ava’s also extremely hardworking, perhaps to a fault. She has the Overdoer condition which makes her train faster, but she also uses HP faster as well.
Ava’s NOVA has her take charge of the situation and get your fans in order. Once she strikes terror in the hearts of your irate fans with her steely gaze, Fanquakes are less likely to occur.
Icari is the deadliest mercenary of the Neutral Rim, who joined the Sunrider after she tried to kill them. She’s tsundere to the max but quite attractive nonetheless. She prefers speed over all else and is extremely deadly with her Katana. While she is attractive, slightly psychopathic tsundere mercenaries don’t exactly make great Idols at first, so her stats are lacking.
Icari’s generally an all-rounder to start with and because of her murderous background, isn’t exactly the image of Purity. Though, she will aid with office security and send Stalkers running with their tail between their legs.
Icari has no starting conditions, surprisingly, for what she is.
Icari’s NOVA unleashes her murderous rampage to deal with any lingering Stalkers instantly. Maybe. Well, hopefully she doesn’t kill them. Who knows? The views expressed herein are not those of the Cera Space Force.
Sola Di Ryuvia
Sola Di Ryuvia is a lost princess of Ryuvia and recently joined the Sunrider crew after she was thawed from deep sleep after a 2,000 year nap. She’s an incredible Ryder pilot and a Sniper with unrivaled accuracy and range.
Sola is absolutely beautiful (as a princess should be) but, honestly, she’s got the personality of a stuffed animal. Plus, 2,000 years of cryosleep don’t exactly do wonders for your body so her starting stats are mostly average.
Once she awakens fully, however, she’s unstoppable. Probably. Since she’s from a time long past, her Center skills are somewhat odd (much like her). She can give you an extra Mega Glowstick for Lives and help you upgrade facilities quicker.
Sola’s NOVA has her use her Cupid Snipe ability, which hits your fans with a massive railgun of love and stops Scandals completely while it is active.
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