The Best Episodes of Ikki Tousen

#1 - The Dead Cannot be Brought Back to Life

Season 3 - Episode 3

Ryomou is shocked to stumble upon a girl everyone thought was dead, but all Hakufu can think is taking the new girl to a karaoke bar!

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#2 - At First Like a Young Virgin

Season 3 - Episode 7

Possessed by a mysterious girl in a cape, Ryofu wreaks havoc on her new friends. He scandalous behavior with Gentoku may push Kanu over the edge.

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#3 - Dripping Blood, Shedding Tears

Season 2 - Episode 3

The awakening of Ryuubi's dragon forces Ryomou to flee; Sonsaku and the Nanyou gang at last make their first appearance.

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#4 - A Confrontation at Nanyou

Season 1 - Episode 2

Fighters from Rakuyo High School have been found hanging around near Nanyou Academy. Rakuyo is headed by the fierce Fighter Totaku, who has conquered a couple of the schools in Kanto. Other schools have been banding together against him. Meanwhile, while running late for school, Koukin reveals to Hakufu that he would be willing to sacrifice himself if it meant protecting her. Gakushu questions Saji over Nanyou Academy's leader, Enjyutsu, whom he has not seen in months. Gakushu feels that there is something going on that he has been kept in the dark about. Enjyutsu sees Hakufu as a threat and issues the order to Big Four member Kannei to execute her to prevent her destiny from being fulfilled. This order is given to the whole of Nanyou Academy, and results in Hakufu doing battle with Kannei and Ryomou, while Koukin fights all of the students and Saji. Will they all survive? And what is Saji planning?

Directors: Takashi Watanabe

#5 - The Military is a Great Matter of the State

Season 3 - Episode 1

Hakufu and her crew work to raise money for a tournament where they will face fierce opponents. When her little sister shows up things get crazy!

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#6 - An Angry Hakufu and a School Wide Counterattack

Season 1 - Episode 5

The Great Fighter's Tournament is approaching quickly. Totaku, the previous victor, is hoping that the other schools will eliminate each other, leaving him to do battle with the sole, under-strengthed school left in the tournament (other than his own), and in order for ends to meet, he has rigged the draw for the tournament. Hakufu goes on a rampage to avenge Taishiji, but is defeated, until the spirit awakens within her once again...

Directors: Takashi Watanabe

#7 - The Great Tournament Begins

Season 1 - Episode 6

The new Fighters Tournament has now commenced. Which school will come out on top? Will anyone defeat Toutaku? How will Nanjou Academy go with Hakufu Sonsaku fighting for them? And will the spirit living inside her be awakened once again?

Directors: Takashi Watanabe

#8 - An Encounter with the Crouching Dragon

Season 2 - Episode 6

Kan'u leaves Seito to judge famed strategist Koumei Shokatsuryou's worthiness, yet she is unknowingly followed by two familiar faces.

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#9 - A Confrontation With Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 7

Hakufu and Koukin manage to fend off the crazed snake-like Kannei Kouha. Ryofu continues to pursue her own relationships with the possibility of betraying Tontaku. Shimei Ryomou fights the beautiful but deadly schoolgirl-uniformed Kanu Unchou of Seito Private School on the rooftops. Hakufu gets in another battle as well.

Directors: Takashi Watanabe

#10 - Swarming Fangs

Season 4 - Episode 6

Mouki and Kyocho escape, and Kanu is called to the fight arena by sinister mastermind Kentei. Hakufu, moved by an intense vision, rushes to Nanban.


#11 - To the People and Not for the People

Season 3 - Episode 8

Suspicious of her master���s odd behavior, Kanusends a messenger to ask Hakufu for help; Ryomou’s peaceful dip in a hot spring is disrupted by Ryofu.

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#12 - A Reunion of Fists

Season 4 - Episode 8

In the nick of time, Hakufu rejoins her team as they battle Kentei, while Kanu fights the vengeful one-eyed dragon warrior Shimei.


#13 - The Training Lion

Season 4 - Episode 3

Mouki convinces powerful fighter Hakufu to mentor her and undergoes grueling training in preparation for a mysterious all-schools tournament.


#14 - Love Your Soldiers Like Your Children

Season 3 - Episode 4

Mysterious necklaces that unleash their wearers’ deepest desires create havoc at a martial arts shrine. Pretty ones, beware what lurks within!

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#15 - Gathered Comrades

Season 4 - Episode 2

Bookish team leader Gentuko and her Saito Academy pals befriend the defeated Mouki and reveal the secret behind their intense warrior bond.


#16 - All Warfare is Based on Deception

Season 3 - Episode 2

When a gang of thugs kidnaps her sweet little sister, Hakufu goes on a rampage. The odds are not on her side, but luckily, her friends are!

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#17 - An Encounter Between the Ruler and the Devil

Season 1 - Episode 10

Aunt Goei gives Hakufu and Koukin some tickets to the pool. Ryoumou ponders her fate to guard Hakufu. At the pool, Toutaku catches Hakufu in an alone moment, and befriends her with some watermelon. The mysterious and foreshadowing Ukitsu appears before Goei, looking for Hakufu. Chinkyuu gets caught stealing the Gyokuji. Ukitsu arrives at the pool and challenges Hakufu to a fight. Ryofu decides to get her revenge.

Directors: Takashi Watanabe

#18 - Angry Love

Season 4 - Episode 9

In a desperate search for Kanu, Mouki, Hakufu and her cousin Koukin battle their way through the heavily guarded, labyrinthine Nanban fortress.


#19 - Chibi Ablaze!

Season 2 - Episode 12

The final battle commences, as three dragons fight for survival and domination as they did thousands of years ago.

Directors: Koichi Ohata

#20 - Infinite Future

Season 4 - Episode 12

To celebrate their victory and safe return to Saito, the teens throw a party for Gentoku, unaware that in another part of town, a new evil lurks.


#21 - Viva Hot Springs!

Season 1 - Episode 9

Aunt Goei takes Hakufu and Koukin to a mountain hot springs that seems to attract some of the other female fighters including Ryoumou and Ryofu who are also hoping to recover. Hakufu catches up to Ryoumou and they spar with Hakufu's old teacher Choukou.

Directors: Takashi Watanabe

#22 - Burning Castle

Season 4 - Episode 11

After Hakufu's battered body is restored and Kentei's identity revealed, the epic conflict between the ancient warriors comes to its brutal climax.


#23 - Torn Darkness

Season 4 - Episode 10

As Kanu and Shimei's to-the-death battle rages, Hakufu is buried in rubble while trying to protect Koukin from Kentei's fierce disciple Teni.


#24 - Summer Comes to the Watermelon Patch

Season 1 - Episode 12

Toutaku forces Hakufu to battle Ryofu, otherwise Ryoumou will be killed. The girls fight each other, but also attempt to go after Toutaku. It looks like no one will be able to win, until Ryofu defies her fate, and uses her ultimate technique. Hakufu and Ryoumou learn Saji's true identity and they go to rescue Koukin and confront Saji.

Directors: Takashi Watanabe

#25 - Silent Tears

Season 4 - Episode 7

Determined to unleash Gentoku's inner dragon, Kentei launches a demonic attack on the Seito team, who now realize the tournament is a trap.