The BEST episodes directed by Yasuhito Kikuchi

Last Frontier
star
9.48
44 votes

#1 - Last Frontier

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 24

The members of S.M.S Macross Quarter investigate the truth behind the destruction of the 117th Large Scale Research fleet in a Vajra attack and Ozma Lee finds the shadow of Grace O' Connor's ambition present in the incident where Ranka lost her family. Meanwhile, the NUNS military forces of Frontier prepare for a final decisive battle to protect the fleet from the Vajra.

Your Sound
star
9.42
45 votes

#2 - Your Sound

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 25

After arriving at the planet of origin of the Vajra, the Frontier fleet commences an all-out attack and Battle Frontier manages to charge directly into the center of the enemy forces. However, Island One (the main residential area of the fleet) receives a fierce counterattack from the Vajra and becomes endangered. During that time of crisis, the silhouette of a person starts projecting on the stage at the Battle 25 bridge.

Triangler
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9.30
43 votes

#3 - Triangler

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 19

Ranka's pet Ai-kun suddenly disappears. Ranka asks Brera for help and they look for Ai-kun together. Along the way, Brera asks Ranka who does she sing for? Ranka, who's beginning to feel doubt about her singing, starts to consider her true feelings. Meanwhile, Sheryl tells Alto that she will no longer sing.

Ranka Attack
star
9.30
44 votes

#4 - Ranka Attack

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 16

Mr. Bilrer, the owner of S.M.S. meets with Alto Saotome. At the same time, Ranka finds out that Brera, the pilot of the hostile VF-27, has been listening to her songs.

Missing Birthday
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9.26
43 votes

#5 - Missing Birthday

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 11

Ranka prepares a special gift for Alto's approaching birthday.

Fold Fame
star
9.26
43 votes

#6 - Fold Fame

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 18

Due to repeated Vajra attacks, the Frontier colonial fleet's resources are shortened. Energy becomes limited, and water and food rationing increases the population's unease.

Northern Cross
star
9.24
45 votes

#7 - Northern Cross

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 22

The Frontier populance's hatred of the Vajra is growing by leaps and bounds, and even Alto and Luka cannot control their own hate. Moreover, now armed with new prototype weapons, Alto and Luka consider using them to utterly exterminate all Vajra. However, Ozma (who has been researching Leon's conspiracy) is beginning to realise the identity of the real enemy behind the conflict. Meanwhile, Sheryl decides to sing again with a brand new perspective.

Lost Peace
star
9.24
41 votes

#8 - Lost Peace

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 15

While Sheryl is recovering from her illness, all her work is cancelled. When she is informed that Ranka's popularity is now rising she becomes insecure and worried about her own musical career. During that time, Alto and Ranka give her a friendly visit.

The Secret Base
star
9.23
61 votes

#9 - The Secret Base

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 6

Laura appears in the nick of time to protect Ichika and Madoka flees. Some time later, Charlotte is assigned to perform some escort job and with the other girls all busy, Ichika offers himself to assist her. While dealing with some attackers, Ichika protects Char from an explosion and back at the academy, his Byakushiki is confiscated after displaying some abnormal behavior. With instructions to not fill the others about it, Char decides to watch over Ichika by herself as long as he is defenseless, but she comes into another predicament when her panties vanish mysteriously. Charlotte then discovers that changing her underwear does not solve the problem as it vanishes as soon as she puts it on, thus she is forced to keep going commando even at the risk of Ichika figuring out. Noting that something is wrong with her, Houki, Cecilia and Lingyin manage to have her reveal all the truth and the three start fighting for the right of becoming Ichika's bodyguard until Tatenashi appears to reprimand them for causing a commotion inside the school. Just when Charlotte decides to reveal the truth to Ichika, Laura appears and confirms that her panties had returned as the interference causing malfunctions of both Ichika and Charlotte's IS had subsided. Back at their room, Laura points out to Charlotte that all her troubles could be averted if she had put on a bloomer instead of panties, much to her chagrin.

True Beginning
star
9.23
44 votes

#10 - True Beginning

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 23

Due to insufficient resources in the Frontier Fleet, food is being rationed. As even oxygen is being lowered inside the colony, Alto cooks for a V-virus infected Sheryl as they pass the time peacefully. Right after that, Alto receives a shocking revelation about the origin of the Vajra and the power behind Ranka's song from Mr. Bilrer and Leon Mishima. Meanwhile, Brera and Ranka arrive at the the Vajra home system. However, they were soon attacked by Vajra patrols and Ranka was captured. While fighting his way towards Ranka, Brera encounters Grace O'Connor, who took total control over him using an obedience override in his cybernetic implants.

Legend of Zero
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9.22
46 votes

#11 - Legend of Zero

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 10

Ranka Lee is contracted to act in a minor role during a movie about the legend of Shin Kudo, while Sheryl Nome is the main female protagonist of the film.

Goodbye, Sister
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9.21
42 votes

#12 - Goodbye, Sister

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 17

Ozma promises Ranka to attend her first live concert on Macross Frontier, but he is ordered to defend the fleet from another Vajra attack before that.

Mother's Lullaby
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9.20
45 votes

#13 - Mother's Lullaby

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 14

The secret of "Aimo", the lullaby that only Ranka and Brera know is finally revealed.

Diamond Crevasse
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9.20
45 votes

#14 - Diamond Crevasse

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 20

At Ranka's concert in Mihoshi Academy Ranka, Alto and Sheryl meet. While their thoughts and feelings cross each other during the event, the Vajra attack and Ranka's group becomes caught in a very dangerous and deadly situation.

Azure Ether
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9.20
45 votes

#15 - Azure Ether

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 21

In the on-going war against the Vajra, people lose their loved ones and their hatred grows. Refusing to be a singing tool and wanting to clear up other people's thoughts, Ranka is determined to take a major step.

Sisters
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9.18
61 votes

#16 - Sisters

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 7

Tatenashi watches over her younger sister, Kanzashi Sarashiki, who is feeling gloomy since her personal IS was delayed due to the development company focusing on Ichika's IS. Ichika and Houki are invited to be put on exclusive magazines for personal IS pilots; during the interview, Houki exaggerates that Ichika is willing to protect her. Later tonight, walking down the hallway, Ichika, wondering about the girl, Madoka, from before, and asks Chifuyu if they have any other relatives, claiming he is her only relative. Tatenashi entrusts Kanzashi to Ichika for the upcoming tag tournament. All of the girls interested in Ichika, plan to partner with him; however, Ichika responds that he plans to partner with someone else, Houki and Cecilia assume he implying to one of them. Ichika plans to partner with Kanzashi. Following through, Ichika visits Class 1-4 only to be turned down by Kanzashi.

Open Your Heart
star
9.17
59 votes

#17 - Open Your Heart

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 8

Persisting Kanzashi to be his partner, Ichika looks up on maintenance assistance for Kanzashi's personal IS, but it's not that simple. Meanwhile, upon realized Ichika insisting to pair with Kanzashi for the tag tournament, the girls take their time training more aggressively. As Tatenashi has Houki to team up with her, she analyzes Houki's physical body, to her surprise to learn that her aptitude is up to level S already. When Kanzashi takes her IS, Uchigane Nishiki, for a test run, it malfunction, then Ichika saves her before she crashes. Having a change of heart towards Ichika, she indirectly agrees to be his partner. Then Ichika shares data from Byakushiki to help improve Kanzashi's IS, and haves other students to gladly help. Returning to his dorm room, Tatenashi insist Ichika for another massage, talking how important younger siblings can be for their elders, knowing how strict they can be for their protection. Kanzashi having to give Ichika sweets as gift, she reaches his door only to overhear that Ichika’s generous offer was Tatenashi's idea, leaving her heartbroken.

Fastest Delivery
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9.16
43 votes

#18 - Fastest Delivery

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 12

Sheryl gives a consolation concert at planet Galia 4, but because of an undisclosed illness she cancels her concert, which causes a huge riot.

Lovely Style
star
9.15
67 votes

#19 - Lovely Style

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 5

By request of his teachers, Ichika is drawn to an event where each of the girls are allowed to provide service for him for a limited amount of time. Initially, Houki stumbles while performing a Japanese Tea Ceremony to him, followed by Cecilia who plays billiards with him while wearing a bunny suit. Charlotte then serves Ichika some cookies while dressing as a poodle but is taken away for going too overboard on her service and Laura plays darts with him with some intimate items of hers as prizes. Before Lingyin's turn, Tatenashi appears to join the party and teases Ichika wearing a cat suit. Before the end, Chifuyu appears dressing as a maid to serve him and it is revealed that it was all part of the birthday party they had prepared to him. When asked about which one of the girls acts he liked best, Ichika chooses Chifuyu's instead, just to be scolded by them. After the party, Ichika is approached by M, who introduces herself as Madoka Orimura and is about to attack him.

Twilight Planet
star
9.11
45 votes

#20 - Twilight Planet

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 13

Alto and Ranka make an emergency landing in planet Galia 4 due to a malfunction with their variable fighter.

Friendly Fire
star
9.09
47 votes

#21 - Friendly Fire

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 9

Sheryl's manager Grace O'Connor informs Mikhail Buran about his elder sister. Mikhail gets troubled by it and during a battle with the Vajra he almost hits Alto Saotome by mistake, which causes trouble between the two.

Cooking My Way
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9.00
59 votes

#22 - Cooking My Way

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 10

The girls are shown sitting down at the cafeteria questioning Kanzashi's relationship with Ichika. Kanzashi replies with "We're just friends." but secretly has feelings towards him, which all the girls then reflect that upon themselves since their all in the same boat. Later that day Ichika is called to the nurse's office by Maya, where she then tells him that due to the recent attack the IS-suits must be improved. Maya then tells him the "Student Council" asked for Ichika himself to do the body measurements. After the debacle the group is on the roof eating lunch where Ichika is shown with a bento made by Houki. When Ichika mentions how he loves everybody's cooking, Cecelia becomes upset considering she can't cook whatsoever! When everyone went back at their dorms Cecelia goes to Houki for help on how to make good fried chicken. With deep remorse she decides to help Cecelia anyway. When Houki gets a call and leaves the room, Cecelia purposely adds perfume and mustard to the chicken for "touch", where Houki then taste-tests it. The next day Houki is shown absent (due to Cecelia's absurd concoction). Cecelia then goes to Charlotte for help and they start to make Charlotte's famous "pot-au-feu". When Laura is tossing in her sleep due to bad dreams Charlotte goes to tuck her in and leaves Cecelia to her own accord where again she purposely adds her "touch" to the dish (Laura is shown waking up hungry and then eats the dish). The next day Houki, Charlotte and Laura are shown absent, Cecelia asks Ichika if just him and her could eat lunch on the roof the following day, where he agrees. Finally Cecelia asks Ling for her help, Ling who has technically figured out what Cecelia has been doing tells her to try her "own" food, but sure enough Ling ends up tasting Cecelia's sabotaged dish. Cecelia meets Ichika on the roof, but due to her making everybody sick and not even keeping a single dish, Ichika then brings her to his dorm where they make Rice Balls. The episode ends with

What It Takes to Be a Hero
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8.98
62 votes

#23 - What It Takes to Be a Hero

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 9

Heavily depressed of her sister's doing, Kanzashi skips school today. Tatenashi announces the opening tag tournament at the school assembly, while Ichika goes looking for Kanzashi who's thinking how incompetent she is. Then a sudden raid, is launch onto the arena by five anti-IS units. Chifuyu commends the Personal IS pilots a combat attack. One unit lands before Kanzashi when Ichika saves her. Kanzashi activates her IS and both battle the anti-IS. Tatenashi and Houki charge spear-strike onto their anti-IS, but its armor prove too much to penetrate, thus an explosion occurs. Ichika goes to check on the scene when Kanzashi detects Tatenashi is unconscious and fights in rage at the unit until her IS weapon power runs out. Believing it's hopeless, Tatenashi protects Kanzashi and gets fatally injure. Deep within subconscious, Ichika and Tatenashi encourage Kanzashi that no matter how weak you are…a hero should never run away…and accept your well-being. Houki replenishes Ichika's energy. Kanzashi uses a charm that Tatenashi lead to her and they destroy the anti-IS, while the other units are destroyed as well. Recovering in the infirmary, Tatenashi begins to see how reliable Ichika can be and feels for him, while she and Kanzashi have a friendly sister-to-sister talk. Meanwhile, they managed to recover two of the advance anti-IS Cores, as Chifuyu decides to notify the government. Later, Kanzashi gives Ichika an anime movie as a gift, and she confesses her love to him and ran, but realizes she mistranslated that she loves anime.

Girls Over
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8.90
62 votes

#24 - Girls Over

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 12

Madoka appeared before Ichika, piloting the Black Knight IS. Tatenashi engages Squall on top of a tower at full combat. On a malfunction monorail that Chifuyu and the following students are trapped in, they deduce a time-bomb is attached to it, so Kanzashi quickly calculates the bomb’s whereabouts. As Ichika fights Madoka while reaching the train, Houki and Cecelia are attacked by Autumn and eventually rejoin Ichika, to see the train’s explosion. Having Ichika devastated, Madoka stabbed him fatally, leaving Houki to save him and cries for his awakening. Luckily, Charlotte, Laura, Huang, and Kanzashi detained the bomb just in time. In a dream, Ichika is seized by Madoka, but then a mysterious girl in white hair gives Ichika a helping hand. Squall has the other IS pilots vulnerable, until Tatenashi diverts her with a weapon of hers and signals for Ichika's instigates attack in White Knight form. Madoka intercepts Ichika, though he manages to strike her down, Phantom Task evacuates for now, prompting they have collected enough data, and Ichika is welcome by everyone else alive and well. A scene is shown Tabane sitting beside the mysterious girl. In a hot spring, Ichika relax while thinking about Madoka's pendant that had Chifuyu's picture. Just before Ichika leaves the bath, the girls suddenly start coming in because a person mistakenly changed the sign from male to female, to their embarrassment.

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Looking for Memories
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8.83
58 votes

#25 - Looking for Memories

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 11

The IS class goes on a leisurely field trip with the girls vying for Ichika's attention. While leaving, the class is attacked at their various locations by Phantom Task.

The Mysterious Lady
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8.81
64 votes

#26 - The Mysterious Lady

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 4

Reiko unleases Arachne revealing herself to be Lady Autumn from Phantom Task. After detaining Ichika, Reiko reveals that it was Phantom Task who captured Ichika during the Second Mondo Grosso while she forcibly attempts to take Byakushiki. Upon arrival, Tatenashi is seemingly killed while Cecilia and Rin engage BT Second, Silent Zephyrus. Revealing the speared Tatenashi to be a water-based copy, Tatenashi along with her IS, Mysterious Lady, engages Lady Autumn. As Ichika pursues Lady Autumn, he is intercepted by Silent Zephyrus who successfully deters him, Houki, Charlotte, and Laura allowing Lady Autumn and herself to escape. Maya briefs Chifuyu on Phantom Task revealing that Silent Zephyrus was the second Blue Tears stolen from England while Chifuyu reveals that Tatenashi's true objective was to train and guard Ichika. Unknown where, Autumn berates a woman resembling Chifuyu for her interference while Squall intervenes simply addressing the other as "M". As M awaits her revenge while staring at a locket containing the photo of Chifuyu, Tatenashi reveals to Ichika her purpose of protection. Tatenashi also reveals what Ichika's crown really meant as the stays with him.

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Bye Bye Sheryl
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8.74
73 votes

#27 - Bye Bye Sheryl

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 6

Ranka Lee is scouted by an entertainment production company. While Sheryl is rehearsing for her Sayonara live concert on the final day of her tour, news arrives that the Macross Galaxy fleet is being attacked by a large horde of Vajra. As a result, President Howard Glass decides to inform his citizens of the new enemies' existence.

High School Queen
star
8.62
77 votes

#28 - High School Queen

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 8

Ranka transfers to Mihoshi Academy so as to be able to pursue a career in entertainment. A visit by Sheryl to Ranka's new school causes chaos in the academy.

Showdown! The Class League Match
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8.36
250 votes

#29 - Showdown! The Class League Match

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 4

Ichika vs. Rin! Right when the match starts to heat up, a mysterious IS decides to crash the party. With an unknown pilot, they try to stop it.

Find Out My Mind
star
8.34
218 votes

#30 - Find Out My Mind

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 8

The tournament has begun, and a battle royale between team Ichika/Dunoa and Team Houki/Laura is the main event! How will Ichika fare against his unlikely opponents?

First Attack
star
8.34
76 votes

#31 - First Attack

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 7

After the Macross Galaxy fleet is hit by a large-scale Vajra attack, Alto Saotome and his unit head out in the S.M.S. Macross 25 warship to rescue the surviving ships. On the same day Sheryl gives her last live concert on Macross Frontier.

Ocean's Eleven!
star
8.34
218 votes

#32 - Ocean's Eleven!

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 9

After the events that unfolded in the tag team match, Ichika & Co. deserve a much-needed beach trip. Schemes, traps, and frilly swimsuits abound.

Miss Macross
star
8.31
77 votes

#33 - Miss Macross

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 4

Alto Saotome is put through the paces by Mikhail Buran and the others at S.M.S. Meanwhile, Ranka Lee has passed the initial rounds of the Miss Macross contest auditions and sings a song for the very final screening stage.

Heart Pain Killer
star
8.28
104 votes

#34 - Heart Pain Killer

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 2

After sparring with Lingyin, Ichika runs late to class and is punished by Chifuyu. Officially meeting Tatenashi at the school assembly, Ichika oversees the selection of his class' activity for the school festival wherein Laura suggests a normal maid cafe. After receiving approval, Ichika is unwilling to receive Tatenashi as an instructor and challenges her ultimately losing. Dreaming upon the grasslands, Ichika appears to see Houki before awaking in Tatenashi's lap. Tatenashi takes Ichika training in shooting stances with Charlotte and Cecilia. Ichika returns home to find Tatenashi who incites Houki as he enters into a new training routine with Tatenashi. In the end Houki, Cecilia, Lingyin, Charlotte, and Laura all try to comfort Ichika as he falls asleep from exhaustion.

Your Name Is
star
8.23
184 votes

#35 - Your Name Is

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 12

The final battle is at hand! The Gospel IS seems like an unstoppable force, and it will take all the teamwork, trust, and power that the girls can muster to take it down.

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The One Who Devours All
star
8.22
203 votes

#36 - The One Who Devours All

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime - Season 1 - Episode 14

The majin Gelmud makes his appearance at last. His true goal was to evolve the Orc Lord into the Orc Disaster, a Demon Lord, and have him reign over the Forest of Jura. Upon learning this, the Orc Lord takes action...

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Star Date
star
8.19
104 votes

#37 - Star Date

Macross Frontier - Season 1 - Episode 5

Sheryl comes across Alto again in her quest to find her missing earing. She orders Alto to guide her around the Macross Frontier fleet. Elsewhere, Ozma and Ranka argue about her decision of becoming a singer.

The Great Clash
star
8.15
201 votes

#38 - The Great Clash

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime - Season 1 - Episode 13

Rimuru and his Goblin riders set out for the marshlands to finalize their alliance with the Lizardmen. On the way, they save a Lizardman who'd been attacked by the Orcs. The victim turns out to be Gabiru's younger sister, who reveals that Gabiru led an insurrection and left to fight the Orc Lord without waiting for the alliance. She also pleads with Rimuru to save Gabiru and the rest of her clan. Meanwhile, Gabiru faces the massive Orc army and is shocked when he witnesses the power of their unique skill, Starved.

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My Roommate Is a Young, Blond Nobleman
star
8.08
222 votes

#39 - My Roommate Is a Young, Blond Nobleman

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 6

A new contender enters the ring, as the representative from Germany, Laura Bodewig, makes waves as the new transfer student, immediately calling out Ichika and giving him a good smack to the face.

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All My Classmates are Female
star
8.07
257 votes

#40 - All My Classmates are Female

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 1

On his first day of school, Ichika already has a group of admirers, has to room with his childhood friend (who’s not happy), and a lot more problems he didn't foresee.

Class Representative Selection Match!
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8.05
251 votes

#41 - Class Representative Selection Match!

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 2

A one on one battle with Cecilia Alcott looms over Ichika, and he becomes worried. Houki trains him, and Ichika becomes the proud owner of a custom IS.

Temptation of the Maiden
star
8.04
146 votes

#42 - Temptation of the Maiden

Golden Boy - Season 1 - Episode 2

Working as a campaign staffer for a mayoral candidate, Kintaro is assigned to tutor his boss' attractive teenaged daughter, Naoko Katsuda (voiced by Yuko Minaguchi and Allison Keith), who wants more from him than help with her math homework.

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The Altar of Abyss
star
8.00
15 votes

#43 - The Altar of Abyss

Comet Lucifer - Season 1 - Episode 10

Sogo, Felia and friends finally reach the altar. As the ritual to replenish Felia's power begins, an unbelievable spectacle suddenly unfolds!

The Fallen Angel
star
8.00
18 votes

#44 - The Fallen Angel

Comet Lucifer - Season 1 - Episode 11

Felia has been captured by Zoneboyle's research division, Fongerufu. Can Sogo and his friends get through the shield in time to rescue her?

The Transfer Student is the Second Childhood Friend
star
7.99
251 votes

#45 - The Transfer Student is the Second Childhood Friend

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 3

A double dose of trouble is just the beginning, as Ichika also struggles to learn the ins and outs of piloting his IS.

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Conqueror of Flames
star
7.97
203 votes

#46 - Conqueror of Flames

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime - Season 1 - Episode 7

The Demon Lord Leon Cromwell summoned Shizu out of Tokyo as it burned during in the air raids, then forced the high-ranked spirit Ifrit to possess her. After taking over Shizu's body, Ifrit begins to rampage.

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Souls Accumulate
star
7.95
22 votes

#47 - Souls Accumulate

Comet Lucifer - Season 1 - Episode 5

Someone has kidnapped Felia! Sogo and Moura set out to try and track her down, but soon find themselves under attack.

The Feelings That Must Be Conveyed
star
7.95
19 votes

#48 - The Feelings That Must Be Conveyed

Comet Lucifer - Season 1 - Episode 9

Sogo, Felia and Moura go on ahead of the group, but get ambushed by government forces near the Altar of Abyss. Meanwhile, Do Mon infiltrates the Bureau in order to meet with a certain person.

Blue Days ~ Red Switch
star
7.93
190 votes

#49 - Blue Days ~ Red Switch

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 1 - Episode 7

The third Generation IS makes its debut as Laura gets set to battle both Lin and Cecilia at once! Is this 2 on 1 battle too much to handle?

Translucent Chord of Cinderella's Heel
star
7.93
97 votes

#50 - Translucent Chord of Cinderella's Heel

IS: Infinite Stratos - Season 2 - Episode 3

Tatenashi extorts Ichika for a massage before he butlers for his class' maid cafe the next day. Stopping by the cafe, Rin orders a set wherein she has to feed Ichika personally. Disheartened after Houki interrupts her attempt to be fed by Ichika, Rin eats the pocky and is complemented as being cute. Realizing it is in comparison to a squirrel, Rin storms off leaving Reiko Makigami asking Ichika to use her company's equipment. As Ichika goes on break, Cecilia, Houki, Charlotte, and Laura all try to join but Cecilia wins out taking him to the brass band exhibition. Returning, Ichika is abducted by Tatenashi to be the prince of the student council's rendition of Cinderella wherein, unbeknownst to him, whomever gets his crown receives the right to live with him. Under constant fire, Ichika manages to survive Rin, Cecilia, Charlotte, Laura and Houki only to be pursued by the walk-in contestants where he is dragged under stage by Reiko who desires to steal Byakushiki.