The Best Episodes of Aquarion
Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018
In a distant future, humanity once again is facing the threat of the "Shadow Angels". Mystical creatures who returned after 12.000 years of absence. They attack human cities and kidnap their inhabitants in order to drain their "prana" (vital energy). To fight against them, youngsters with special powers from arround the world were gathered and trained to pilot the "vector machines", three ancient ships that together form mankind's ultimate weapon, "Aquarion". The story revolves mainly arround Apollo, a teenager rumored as the reencarnation of Apolonius, a fallen angel who fought against his own kind to protect mankind. Few believe it could be true, but the fact is that dispite his untamed and reckless nature, he proved to be an invaluable asset in the battle against the Shadow Angels.
#1 - The Fallen Giant
Season 2 - Episode 13
Kagura wreaks havoc at the Academy while Jin takes the opportunity to hijack one of the Vectors and escape with Yunoha. Mykage appears before Fudo demanding the location of the original Aquarion, while Kagura easily overpowers the elements with his power that allows him to revert the laws of physics. Jin, moved by Yunoha's tears, has a change of heart and returns to assist the others against him.
#2 - Rise Up, Life.
Season 2 - Episode 17
The elements are summoned by Fudo to take part into a secret mission. Ordered to stand by beside a lake while awaiting further instructions, they decide to have some fun together. Andy tries to make use of the situation to confess his feelings for Mix, just to unwillingly bring forth her fury on him. Soon another enemy appears, creating a blizzard that covers the entire area. The elements are about to be frozen to death while a hopeless Andy sinks into a hole created by his powers until hitting a stream of hot water that helps the others to fight back.
#3 - The Beasts of Love
Season 2 - Episode 15
After the Graveyard training is complete, Kagura appears before the other elements and finally manages to kidnap Mikono. While searching for them, Zessica grows jealous of Amata's desperation to find Mikono and confesses to him that they may be the reincarnations of Apollo and Silvia, thus being destined to each other. Despite that, Amata confronts Kagura to rescue Mikono.
#4 - Confessions from the Soul
Season 2 - Episode 16
Fudo decides to hold a mock battle between two Aquarion despite being informed of the risks. Piloting Aquarion Evol, Amata, Mikono and Zessica are overpowered by their opponents until Zessica confesses her love for Amata, triggering a reaction that displays to them images of Apollo, Silvia and the events regarding them 12.000 years before.
#5 - Aftermath
Season 2 - Episode 14
The elements mourn the deaths of Jin and the other students who perished in the previous battle. After their funeral, Fudo orders Andy to dig graves for all the remaining pilots to be buried too as part of a special training. Mikono refuses to take part on the training, but when she feels her friends' lives in danger, she helps them by activating her own element power.
#6 - Rare Igura
Season 2 - Episode 18
Informed that Altair is at the brink of collapse, Izumo Kamurogi, the commander of the Altean forces finally takes into his hands the matter of obtaining the True Eve and attacks the Neo-DEAVA base by himself. The elements little can do against Izumo and he contacts the academy, demanding it to surrender one of their female students. Zessica, heartbroken for having her feelings for Amata unrequited, volunteers herself to attend his request, until Mix tries to stop her and is captured by the enemy instead.
#7 - The Skies of Aquaria
Season 2 - Episode 12
The students organize a special meeting featuring a screening of "Skies of Aquaria", a feature film based on the events of 12.000 years before. Amata reveals to Mikono his connection with the main actress of the film Alicia, who happens to be his mother that disappeared when he was a child. Meanwhile Jin, who grows attached to Yunoha, decides to take her with him to Altair.
#8 - Call of the Wild
Season 2 - Episode 11
Since his last battle with Aquarion, Kagura is restrained by the mysterious Mykage Towano until he manages to break free, causing a huge commotion in Altair, as he is desperate to find Mikono and claim her for himself.
#9 - The One-Eyed Transfer Student
Season 2 - Episode 10
Having survived the destruction of his machine, Jin infitrates the Neo-DEAVA academy. While searching for info about its female residents, he looks to find out if the "True Eve" the Alteans are desperately looking for is among them, until he is approached by Yunoha who wants to befriend him.
#10 - Anagram of Man and Woman
Season 2 - Episode 9
Andy and his classmate Mix are unable to understand each other and are usually arguing, until some enemies appear to avenge Jin, who is believed to be dead, and they put aside their differences to confront them.
#11 - Confessions
Season 2 - Episode 8
Now piloting in person, Jin challenges Aquarion once more, but faces another reversal when Zessica Wong, piloting Aquarion Spada, finds a kinda flashing way to avoid his attacks.
#12 - The Agitato of Life
Season 2 - Episode 6
Kagura, who was enticed by Mikono's scent, reappears determined to take her with him and Amata flees away with her. To confront Kagura, element Schrade Elan ignores the risks to his frail health, piloting the newly formed Aquarion Spada.
#13 - Kiss
Season 2 - Episode 21
Amata's team returns from Altair after failing to save Mix and Shrade's condition gets worse, while Mikono and Fudo keep traveling together in search of the Legendary Aquarion. After having a nightmare involving Mikono, Amata flees to the town where he first met her and he finds the place deserted. There, Kagura meets Amata and finally remembers the connection between them.
#14 - Wings of Rebirth
Season 2 - Episode 22
Amata learns from Kagura how they, who once were one and the same were separated into two different beings. While Amata and Kagura have a vicious fight in front of Mikono, the original Aquarion is unburied and Shrade pushes his life to the limit to confront an enemy machine sent by Mykage.
#15 - Song of Legend
Season 2 - Episode 23
Fudo assembles the remaining elements and reveals to them all the truth regarding the events from the last 24.000 years and its connection with the present situation. Meanwhile, with his last ounce of strength, Schrade uses his powers to allow Zessica and Amata to cross safely to Altair. Labeling Mikono as their True Eve, Izumo and his forces attack Kagura determined to take her from him by force and Mykage finally claims his reward from Zessica by posessing her body.
#16 - Ephemera
Season 2 - Episode 24
Kagura boards the Legendary Aquarion to protect Mikono from Izumo's forces. Andy manages to open a dimensional hole to Altair with his power, and upon arriving there, he confronts Mix, trying to make her return to her former self. Meanwhile, Alicia finally awakens and reveals to Amata the truth about his father and the reason why she left him behind when he was a child.
#17 - LOVE
Season 2 - Episode 26
The elements struggle against the Ancient AQ without success until Amata and Mikono get reunited. After confessing their feelings for each other, they form Aquarion's ultimate form, Aquarion LOVE to stop Mykage's plans and save both Vega and Altair from destruction.
#18 - Pieces of Adam
Season 2 - Episode 25
Believing that Kagura is the responsible for his parents' death, Amata launches himself against him and their confrontation opens a portal that puts Altair en route of collision with Vega. Mix regains her lost memories thanks to Andy, and after assuming full control of Zessica's body, Mykage makes use of Mikono and Kagura to take possession of the Legendary Aquarion for himself, converting it into his own mecha, the Ancient AQ.
#19 - MI XY
Season 2 - Episode 20
Amata discovers the dormant body of her mother and is approached by Izumo who reveals to him the reasons for Altair's attack on Vega while Andy breaks free from his imprisonment and keeps searching for Mix. Zessica and Yunoha start feeling strange and Shrade forms Aquarion Spada with them to pick up Andy and Amata. While struggling to escape from the Altean forces, the elements confront an enemy machine piloted by no other than Mix herself.
#20 - First Reunion
Season 2 - Episode 19
Fudo still has not returned from his travel, and despite not knowing his whereabouts, Mikono leaves the academy to look for him, while Mykage appears before Zessica stating that he will open a dimensional gate to Altair, upon claiming some compensation from her in the future. A team of elements is assembled to pass through the gate and infiltrate Altair, in an attempt to rescue Mix.