86: Eighty Six

The BEST episodes of 86: Eighty Six

Every episode of 86: Eighty Six ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of 86: Eighty Six!

Stellar year 2148. District 86 has a strange background: everyone who leads it will go crazy. Major Vladilena is forced to be their new leader and is determined to investigate this district.

Last Updated: 9/12/2022Network: Tokyo MX
Handler One
73 votes

#1 - Handler One

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/20/2022

Shin and his friends and Frederica return to Ernst's home to celebrate their second Night of the Holy Birth holiday. Shin visits Eugene's grave and apologizes for being unable to save him, but tells him he has a newfound purpose to live and promises to return to tell him about the things he's seen.

71 votes

#2 - Shin

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/13/2022

Shin is blown clear of the blast and falls unconscious, where he has a vivid nightmare where he tries to grapple with his loss of purpose and survivor's guilt. When he regains consciousness, he sees a Legion unit approaching him with the intent to harvest his brain, but he is saved when Lena intervenes.

Directors: Toshimasa Ishii
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All That's Left
70 votes

#3 - All That's Left

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 12/26/2021

The members of Nordlicht drop out one by one in the face of the Legion's onslaught, and Shin is left to face the Morpho alone.

99 votes

#4 - Goodbye

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/6/2021

Shin confronts his brother deep within Legion held territory. But even if he wins, there's no going back.

Thank You
95 votes

#5 - Thank You

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/13/2021

The crew of Spearhead has left on their final mission, never to return home. What awaits them outside the borders of their home?

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Here We Go
96 votes

#6 - Here We Go

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/20/2021

Spearhead Squadron comes to the end of their long road, and a new journey begins for Lena...

Even So
67 votes

#7 - Even So

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/31/2021

The Legion's large-scale offensive begins, and the Spearhead crew are sent into the thick of the fighting. But even back at base, there's no safety to be found...

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Let's Go
95 votes

#8 - Let's Go

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/30/2021

Spearhead is given orders to undertake a pointless march into enemy territory, and not to stop until they're dead. Lena tries her best to stop this suicide mission from happening.

Glad to Be Here
67 votes

#9 - Glad to Be Here

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/17/2021

The crew of Spearhead find themselves back on the battlefield, as the tide of the war turns against the Federacy.

I'm With You
98 votes

#10 - I'm With You

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/9/2021

Lena learns the truth about the upcoming end of the war, and how the Legion is a much more deadly threat than she thought.

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It's Too Late
69 votes

#11 - It's Too Late

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/10/2021

The members of Spearhead are given a brief respite from the war. But is it alright for them to enjoy themselves when so many have fallen?

Will You Remember Me?
93 votes

#12 - Will You Remember Me?

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/23/2021

As the day of the festival arrives, Lena and Shin watch the fireworks and enjoy a brief respite from their battles.

The Truth Is
61 votes

#13 - The Truth Is

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/21/2021

The team prepares for a final suicide mission against "Morpho," a massive railgun Legion capable of single-handedly turning the tide of the battle.

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79 votes

#14 - Welcome

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/3/2021

Spearhead awakens to find themselves in a strange new land, while Lena continues her battles as a Handler.

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Real Name
113 votes

#15 - Real Name

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/2/2021

After a brutal death, Lena comes to terms with her real status as an Alba, and what it means to force another to fight for your sake.

I Don't Want to Die
114 votes

#16 - I Don't Want to Die

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/25/2021

Lena finds herself growing closer to the Spearhead squadron, or so she thinks. But a deadly battle drastically changes her perspective.

I Won't Forget
68 votes

#17 - I Won't Forget

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 11/7/2021

As the war with the Legion rages on, the enemy makes a final march towards the Republic of San Magnolia. Lena waits to stop them, but...

Stay This Way Forever
61 votes

#18 - Stay This Way Forever

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 12/5/2021

Nordlicht finds themselves up against a massive foe in the middle of enemy territory, with no hope of escape and no reinforcements coming to help.

126 votes

#19 - Spearhead

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/18/2021

As Lena lives a life of safety and comfort inside the walls of her city, the 86ers fight a terrible battle against an unstoppable and inhuman enemy.

Through to the End
97 votes

#20 - Through to the End

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/16/2021

Spearhead enjoys a brief respite near the cherry blossoms outside the wall, but a deadly attack brings the dangers of war even closer to home.

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Together Unto Death
63 votes

#21 - Together Unto Death

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 12/19/2021

Deep in enemy territory, with supplies running low and damage piling up, Nordlicht makes a final desperate march towards Morpho.

143 votes

#22 - Undertaker

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/11/2021

The Republic of San Magnolia fights a safe humane war using drones. In reality, however, the drones are piloted by humans called 86s, who are called "pigs" and considered less than human.

Directors: Toshimasa Ishii
Welcome Back
67 votes

#23 - Welcome Back

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/24/2021

The members of Spearhead are reunited as a massive Legion offensive looms. With the next deadly phase of the war almost here, how will they spend their remaining hours?

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