|Episode 8 - Battle on Akibastar|
|Kanji||あきばすた の けっせん|
|Romaji||Akibasuta no Kessen|
|English||Battle on Akibastar|
|Opening||Aruji Naki Sono Koe|
|Ending||Kono Namida wo Kimi ni Sasagu|
|Japanese||February 23, 2013|
Episode 7 - Mimori Revolution
Episode 9 - Blue Betrayal
Battle on Akibastar is the 8th episode of AKB0048 next stage anime series. It airs on February 23, 2013.
During a concert, the troops of Zodiac Corporation reach Akibastar. Mii-chan tells Tsubasa that they want the Dualium that is hidden in the temple. Tsubasa orders the girls to retreat, but Yuuko disobeys the order. She ends up creating a big ball of energy, that opened a gate that wll bring them to the Center Nova who have disappeared. Before Tsubasa or any AKB0048 member are able to take action, Yuuko disappears in the light.