|Episode 1 - The Young Girls' Trial|
|English||The Young Girls' Trial|
|Ending||Kono Namida wo Kimi ni Sasagu|
|Japanese||December 22, 2012|
Episode 13 - For Their Smiles
Episode 2 - A Shocking New Initiative!?
The Young Girls' Trial is the 1st episode of AKB0048 Next Stage of the AKB0048 anime series. It airs on December 22, 2012.
After the live in Lancastar, the girls are enjoying are celebrating at Atamistar, also they perform a celebratory concert. Tsubasa then announced that the General Selection and the Center Nova spot is coming back. However when DES launch a attack on 00 on that planet, capturing Sonata, Chieri and Yukirin. They are at Kasumigastar where a trial is being broadcasted on the whole universive to make 00 look bad. AKB0048 and the WOTA comes to the rescue to save their friends.