It’s obvious that Tae wants to play on the same band as her childhood friend, Lay. Is Tae making a big mistake?
Sure, the thought of Tae playing in a different band caught everyone off guard. It’s obvious that Tae’s lack of confidence with her skills affected her ability to play new music. Sure, this can come off as Tae possibly quitting Poppin’ Party, which everyone fears, except for Kasumi.
While Kasumi is being naïve that Tae is just doing it temporary, the is no way in hell CHU2 will allow Tae to play in two bands at the same time. Even if it’s not official yet, there are signs that it won’t work out. After a practice session, Tae is already worn out after returning to the warehouse. Also, what will happen to Poppin’ Party if Tae decides to quit? It won’t ever be the same without her. With that, there is a possibility that Poppin’ Party will disband because of this.
On the other hand, we learn more from Lisa about Roselia while she talked to Rokka. Apparently, Yukina formed Roselia because of her dream of being able to play at Future World Fest, which is a huge music festival. Ultimately, the whole band shared her dream.
This can probably explain why Yukina doesn’t want to have her band play at the cultural festival. It would mean that they are playing for fun instead of perfection. Still, it’s surprising that Yukina is willing to consider Kasumi’s request to play at her band’s self-sponsored show. Is this an indication that she is defrosting? Maybe.
Towards the end, we finally find out the name of the band CHU2 is forming. Yes, the name is RAISE A SUILEN. CHU2 wants her band to become the best one out there while destroying all the girl bands out there. Since she scheduled their debut on the same day as the cultural festival, it puts Tae into a tough position. Does she skip the cultural festival for an opportunity to improve her skills or she enjoys playing music with her friends?
To me, I have a feeling that Tae will eventually ditch CHU2’s band from the looks of the preview. It will be like what Saaya did and changing her mind on the day of the cultural festival. Besides, it’s obvious that Tae isn’t going to join RAISE A SUILEN officially when poor Rokka is still looking for a band to join. ¶