When Nagisa Aoi transfers to a competitive all-girls school, she begins to make new friends and even falls for a charismatic classmate.
S01:E01 - Cherry Blossom Hill
Nagisa Aoi transfers to St. Miator Girl's Academy and gets acquainted with the school and fellow students including Tamao Suzumiher friendly (if somewhat overbearing) roommate Miyuki Rokujou the Miator Student Council President and Shizuma Hanazono the Étoile whom Nagisa finds beautiful and intriguing but also frustrating and perplexing due to her forwardness in her advances.
S01:E02 - Etoile
Tamao invites Nagisa to the Literature Club to introduce her to the school’s clubs and organizations. Nagisa and Shizuma experience a few more chance encounterswith Shizuma flirting and attempting to kiss Nagisa. When Nagisa finds Shizuma with a young studentshe retreats to the libraryconfused and puzzled.
S01:E03 - Attic
Nagisa is shown around the Strawberry Dorms by Tamaoand is surprised by Shizuma’s advances again and again. She also finds herself unable to move whenever Shizuma gazes at her. Nagisa discovers that the Student Council feels that Shizuma is shirking her responsibilitiesand resolves to remedy the situation. After much searchingshe finds Shizuma and convinces her to step up.
S01:E04 - The White Horse's Master
Hikari recounts the first time she saw Amane riding her horsethinking she was like an angel. While thinking of Amaneshe accidentally misses a cue in the choir presentation for her and is embarrassed in front of the student assembly. As she ponders leaving the choirAmane convinces her to stay.
S01:E05 - Younger Sisters
The circle of friendship is broadenedas select first-years attending Miator become room-cleaners/maids for the older students. One such studentChiyobecomes the room-temp for Nagisa and Tamao.
S01:E06 - Greenhouse
Nagisa tries to find a club she would like to join but she's not interested in any of them. Later she discovers the Étoile's private greenhouse and helps out with the flowers and their delivery to the school events.
S01:E08 - Hydrangeas
Nagisa offers her favorite umbrella to Kagome but does not give her name. LaterKagome gets help from Chikaru and her friendsand they start to try and find out who the anonymous gifter is. MeanwhileTamao tries desperately to fulfill her fantasy of walking under an umbrella together with Nagisa.
S01:E09 - Memories
The "Seven Mysteries" of the Strawberry Dorms are mentioned. Nagisa and Tamao start to investigate the first mystery"The Girl of the Hallway," despite Nagisa's terrible fear of the supernatural.
S01:E11 - Meteor Shower
Nagisa and most of her friends enjoy a short trip to the beach during "summer school." While therethe girls find their own ways of having fun with each otherand they even get to participate in a test of courage later on. MeanwhileNagisa is just starting to discover just how much she misses Shizuma.
S01:E12 - Summertime
The month-long summer break has startedand most of the students residing in the Strawberry Dorms are going home. This leaves NagisaShizuma and a few others left behind. Without the interference of other studentsShizuma makes her move on Nagisa.
S01:E13 - The Roar of the Waves
Hikari finally gets a chance to be on a "date" with Amane. However Kaname and Momomi again try to tear apart the new bond between them for the sake of Spica's bid at the Étoile position. In the midst of all this Yaya's feelings for Hikari grow even stronger and she eventually vents them by suddenly kissing a shocked Hikari.
S01:E14 - More Than Best Friends
Yaya's incident with Hikari causes her to fear that she has lost Hikari forever. An effort by Nagisa and Tamao allows them a reconciliation--and another chance at being best friends forever.
S01:E15 - Heroine
The students are excited as the get ready to stage two plays in the Drama Festival. The main playCarmenis the focus of everyone's attention as everyone awaits the announcement of who is to be cast in the lead roles. The second play will be Romeo and Julietprompting a furious competition among the second-years for the role of Romeo.
S01:E16 - Behind the Scenes
While everyone is still preparing for the Festivalthere seems to be some internal struggling concerning Kaname and Momomi with the others. Laterafter suffering two show-stopping eventsall the students involved with the play band together and put on a show the other students will never forget.
S01:E17 - Secret
While all three schools eagerly await the election of a new Étoile couple Nagisa learns the truth behind this tradition and receives an unexpected invitation from Shizuma in order to find out more information about Shizuma's late partner—the deceased Étoile.
S01:E18 - Storm of Love
During a rainy night in Shizuma's villa Nagisa finally learns about Kaori Sakuragi the Étoile that died. However she also makes a painful discovery of exactly how close the two Étoile were and how their shared past is still far from being a mere memory.
S01:E19 - Refrain
Miyuki recounts for Nagisa the events of the past few yearsfilling in details of the relationship between Shizuma and the now-deceased Kaoriwhom they have both grieved forover the past three years. As she tells her storyshe discusses the impact that Kaori’s passing has had on the two of themand reflectsas wellon the effect that Nagisa’s arrival has also had on them.
S01:E20 - Confession
Nagisa falls into a state of depression and wonders if coming to Miator was a good ideawhich prompts Tamao to recount just why Nagisa is so important to her. MeanwhileNagisa's first- and second-year friendsconcerned over her mooddecide to band together to cheer her up. The episode ends with Tamao talking to a sleeping Nagisaand confessing her love.