At last, Vert gets some time in the spotlight as Neptune and company gets invited to Leanbox for a live concert and a party.
While Vert clearly resembles a stereotypical American girl as Microsoft created the Xbox 360, we finally get to see what she does on her free time. Apparently, she spends her time playing games in front of her computer, playing MMORPGs like Four Goddesses Online. She even skips the concert to finish a battle in a game. Even so, I never expect her to be that much of a gamer considering her appearance. She is a hard-core gamer not just looking her game collection, but she also has a more advanced version of Kinect that can turn people into holograms of other stuff. Take that Xbox One and the Kinect 2!
Aside from that, the second half takes a more dramatic turn. While it’s clear that the piracy lady named Magiquone wants to get rid of these goddesses for some reason, I just find it funny how all four goddesses managed to fell into her trap by fighting those monsters! She basically sets up an enclosure created by the Anti-Crystal, which made the goddess’s powers useless. With Nepgear coming with IF to save her older sister, it’s obvious that she has some hidden power we don’t know about.
Despite the serious buildup at the end, all the main goddesses are introduced. It’s kind of interesting that all their hobbies are a part of Otaku subculture such as Noire’s cosplaying, Blanc’s making doujins and Vert being a hard core gamer. So, what does Neptune do on her free time then? Sleep all day long? Still, 5pb live concert somewhat reminds me of AKB0048, but without any fighting.