"Statistics show that the mining towns frequently produce AKB0048 members."
Suzuko talking about Lancastar.

Lancastar (ランカスター, Rankasutā) is a planet located some light years from Earth and the member state of the Deep Galaxy Trade Organization empire. It is the homeworld of Nagisa Motomiya, Yuka Ichijo and Orine Aida.


This planet has a lot processing plants to make DES weapons and mining operations. It has a lot of mining towns located near those processing plants and mining operations. It is polluted with smoke, and only a few river do not contain toxic affluent.


Years before the start of the series, entertainment was banned on Lancastar due to an interplanetary war.

However, 4 years ago, the idol group AKB0048 visited Lancastar on an abandoned mine to hold a concert for their fans. Some DES soldiers tried to stop them, but AKB0048 quickly defeated them. Nagisa Motomiya, Yuka Ichijo, Orine Aida and Chieri Sono, who witnessed the concert and the fight, decided that they will one day join AKB0048.

The PlanetEdit

The planet has public facilities such as school, hospital and residential areas. Nagisa's school is one of them in which, it is closed down and becomes a base for Whole Over Technology Association army.

Known InhabitantsEdit




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