Beginner's Guide

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The first thing to do in A3! after the tutorial is to get familiar with the main screen and the navigation.

The Home Page is also known as the My Page (マイページ) screen. See the linked page for more detailed information.

Friends: Takes you to your friends list, where you can add/delete friends, collect friend points, or access the Lobi chat.

Tasks: Daily and Weekly Tasks to complete for rewards. You can get one Dia a day by completing all your daily tasks.

Change: Rotates through your Favourites Unit.

Beginner's Tasks[edit]

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Beginner's Tasks (新人課題) can be accessed from the home page. Before you can participate in an Event, you first have to complete these tasks. You can access this by tapping the Sakuya banner next to the Friends button on the main page.

Completing all the tasks grants an (Premonition of Blooming) Sakuya Sakuma Comedy SR Icon Unbloomed.png SR Sakuya Sakuma. View the image to the right for all the tasks and the rewards, or refer to this table:

Task Reward
Clear a Live Performance 3 times Platinum Ticket.png Platinum Ticket x5
Add a friend Premium Medal.png Premium Medal x5
Do a 10x Friend Scout Dia.png Dia x10
Read Chapter 10 of the main story Friend point.png 2000 Friend Points
Reach Rank 3 or above Dia.png Dia x10
Raise a card's level to 5 or higher Coin.png 30,000 Coins
Watch a Play Dia.png Dia x10
Confirm your Transfer Code Dia.png Dia x10


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The Story (ストーリー) screen is where you can read the stories in A3!.

Main Story: Split into a Prologue and four Acts, each corresponding to a Troupe. As you gain Ranks, you unlock more chapters of the story. Reading a Main Story chapter for the first time will give you 2 Dia.

Backstage Story: Stories unlocked by raising the affection of a card. The card's rarity determines how many parts a backstage story has. Reading a Backstage Story part for the first time gives you 1 Dia.

  • SSR SSR: 3 parts
  • SR SR: 2 parts
  • SR R: 2 parts
  • N N: 1 part

Cross Backstage: Stories between two characters which can be read when you have obtained any SSR of each character. Reading a Cross Backstage for the first time grants 15 Dias.

Mini Conversations: Short dialogues unlocked by playing a Practice Mission, provided you meet certain conditions. Each practice mission partner will have 3 short dialogues with the player, and one short conversation with them and another character.

Event Story: Each Event has a story associated with it, consisting of 10 chapters and an Epilogue. These are unlocked by earning points in the event. Reading an event story chapter for the first time grants 1 Dia. Some event stories that you did not unlock during the event can be read using a Magic Bookmark.png Magic Bookmark.

Members Screen[edit]

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The Members Screen (劇団員) is where you can manage the cards you acquire.

Member List: Allows you to view detailed card information, as well as lock and unlock them. This can be done by tapping the card you wish to lock/unlock and tapping the padlock button in the top right corner.

Waiting Room: Allows you to store up to 500 cards. Cards in the waiting room cannot be selected for lessons or performances. You can move cards freely from your Member List to the Waiting Room and vice versa.

Leaving: Sell your cards for coins. There are three buttons on this screen. The left-most button automatically selects all of the Kamekichi cards, which have no use other than to sell for money. The second button clears your selection. The pink button confirms your selection. Locked cards will not be selectable on this screen.

Unit Creation[edit]

For more information on Unit Creation, see Team Building.


Consume cards to level up cards and leader skills.

Special Training[edit]

Use Special Training items (特訓アイテム) to increase card stats and adlib skills.


If you own more than one of the same card, you can merge them here by first tapping the card you wish to bloom and then tapping the card(s) you want to merge with it. The stats (card level, skill level etc) of the card you pick first will be kept, so make sure you pick the card with the higher stats first. Each time you bloom a card, the maximum level will increase by 10; the first time you bloom a card the art will also change. You can bloom cards up to twice in total.


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The Acting Screen (お芝居) is where you can Practice, Perform, or watch Plays.

The Main tab is where you can do activities related to Troupe Plays.

The Daily Practice tab features special practices each day of the week that give higher rates for certain item drops. There are no performances or plays to watch.

During Events, you can play special event practices from the Event tab. This will include practices and performances. Troupe Events will include a play to watch; after the event ends, the practice will be added to the Main tab to be played anytime. Seasonal Event practices and performances expire once the event ends; they cannot be replayed, but any conversations unlocked will remain in the Story Hub to read.


Practices can be played by tapping one of the white sections. The purple bar shows how much LP is required to play the practice. Each practice consists of 10 lessons, each of which gives Rank EXP, increases card level EXP and Affection, and offers a chance to obtain a random item or card. It also has a set of Mission.png Practice Missions and Mastery.png Mastery checkpoints which give rewards or unlock Mini Conversations when fulfilled.


To do a performance, tap the yellow button labelled Performance Set-Up. Performances give item drops and coins. During events, they also give event points or items which are used to gain rewards. For more information, see Team Building.

Watch Plays[edit]

You can use Platinum Ticket.png Platinum Tickets to watch plays. During Troupe Events, you needs to use Spring Play Ticket.png Summer Play Ticket.png Autumn Play Ticket.png Winter Play Ticket.png Play Tickets for the corresponding troupe to watch the play. These play tickets are only valid during the event; once the play is added to the Main tab, you can only use Platinum Tickets.

To watch a play, tap the green button labelled Play Set-Up. From this screen, you can select the play cast from any of the cards in your card album, i.e. any cards you have owned at some point, even if you no longer own them. You can also view an outline (あらすじ) of the play as well as a description of the cast (キャスト) and details of the original cast characters. These play details can be viewed from the Play Hub.

Outside Work[edit]

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The Outside Work screen allows you to select two different members to perform outside work, earning coins and items.

Pressing the Completion button will activate a screen that allows you to see which Outside Work Conversations you have viewed. Completing all of the possible conversation combinations gives you a title.

  • Veludo Station Front resets every 4 hours and is unlocked by default.
  • Veludo Park resets every 8 hours and is unlocked by getting the Water me! Practice Lesson.
  • Veludo Town Library resets every 12 hours and is unlocked by reaching Rank 20.


The Scout screen (スカウト) is where you can use items (mainly Dia.png Dias) to acquire cards. There are several types of scout:

  • Friend Point Scout: Uses Friend point.png Friend Points, with cards ranging from N~R rarity. Available at all times. Rates: R (20%), N (80%).
  • Premium Scout: Uses Dia.png Dia or Premium Medal.png Premium Medals, with cards ranging from R~SSR rarity. Available at all times.
  • Limited Scout: Uses Dia.png Dia, with cards ranging from R~SSR rarity. Available for a limited period of time.
  • Start Dash Scout: Costs Dia.png Dia x145 (paid) to do one 10 scout and acquire a Choice Medal.png Choice Medal, which can be used to select one card (R~SSR) of your choice from the Initial cardset. Available the first week when starting the game.
  • Special Actor Scout: Costs Dia.png Dia x145 (paid) to do one 10 scout in the Premium Scout. The rates for the MANKAI Birthday cards are greatly increased. Available the last two days of the month.
  • Revival Scout: Uses SSR Revival Medal.png SR Revival Medal.png R Revival Medal.png Revival Medals to scout cards from previous limited scouts. This is a choice scout, meaning you can select exactly which card you wish to scout.

Starting February 2018, doing a ten-scout earns you 5 Scout Letter.png Seasonal Scout Letter.png Scout Letters. These can be exchanged at the Exchange for training items, cards, magic bookmarks, medals, voice recordings and even, for limited periods of time, past event R cards.

For more information, including detailed rates, see Scouting.

For a full list of past limited scouts, see Scouting Events.

Menu Screen[edit]

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  • Shop: Buy dias, check dia usage, or use dias to expand your max card slots.
  • Exchange: Exchange items, coins or dia for other items.
  • Profile: View your user profile or change your name/status.
  • Items: Check your inventory.
  • Titles: View the titles you have earned, collect rewards, and set which to display alongside your username.
  • Card Album: The full list of cards you have acquired in-game. You can view the card profile if you have owned the card at any point in time. Otherwise, the slot will appear blank, or greyed-out, if you have previously used that card as a support in performances.
  • CG Album: See CGs from stories.
  • Voice Album: Listen to voice clips you've unlocked.
  • Jukebox: Replay BGM tracks and select tracks to play on the homepage.
  • Data Transfer: Confirm your transfer code/Twitter backup or create a new code/backup.
  • Help: A collection of help articles in Japanese on gameplay.
  • Settings: Change your in-game preferences.
  • Title Screen: Return to the Title Screen.
  • Support: Contact support.
  • Movie: View the game's splash CM.
  • Clear Cache: Clear your device's cache to free up space.