Full Metal Panic!

The BEST episodes of Full Metal Panic!

Every episode of Full Metal Panic! ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Full Metal Panic!!

Sousuke Sagara, a member of a covert anti-terrorist private military organization known as Mithril, tasked with protecting Kaname Chidori, a spirited Japanese high school girl.

Last Updated: 7/31/2022Network: AT-X
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The Continuing Day by Day
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9.09
144 votes

#1 - The Continuing Day by Day

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/19/2005

Kaname makes a surprise visit to Sousuke in Hong Kong, and assists him in using the Arbalest's Lambda Driver to the fullest. Sousuke defeats Gates once and for all, then returns to Tokyo--and high school--with Kaname.

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Summer Illusion of Steel
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9.08
208 votes

#2 - Summer Illusion of Steel

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/2/2003

During a day at the beach, Kaname becomes upset at Sousuke's insensitivity. When she goes off alone, she is asked to have tea with a boy who is enamoured with her. Sousuke, however, believes that she was kidnapped and proceeds to rescue her from her apparent kidnappers.

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The War Cry of Excessiveness
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9.06
209 votes

#3 - The War Cry of Excessiveness

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/14/2003

To prevent the school from disbanding the rugby team, Sousuke and Kaname help train them for an exhibition match. Upon discovering that the players are timid and passive, Sousuke subjects them to grueling basic training to toughen them up, which helps them win the match.

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5th Period Hot Spot
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9.02
214 votes

#4 - 5th Period Hot Spot

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/18/2003

A classmate accidentally opens Sousuke's biohazardous container, causing a classroom quarantine. Sousuke later learns that the contents were not pathogenic, but destroys synthetic clothing instead. Relieved that there is no outbreak, he now fears the repercussions from his angry classmates.

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The Man From The South / A Fruitless Lunchtime
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9.01
213 votes

#5 - The Man From The South / A Fruitless Lunchtime

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/26/2003

The Man From The South: A secret admirer leaves a love letter in Sousuke's shoe locker. Instead of finding the letter, he deduces that his locker was tampered with and promptly blows it up. From its fragments, Sousuke misinterprets the letter as a death threat and confronts his "stalker". A Fruitless Lunchtime: Sousuke forgets Kaname's notes at home and they make a frantic dash to retrieve them and return before lunchtime ends. Despite their tardiness, they find out that the notes were not needed since their teacher coincidentally fell sick.

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The Hamburger Hill of Art / Single-Minded Stakeout!
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8.98
211 votes

#6 - The Hamburger Hill of Art / Single-Minded Stakeout!

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/9/2003

The Hamburger Hill of Art: During a field trip to the park, the class selects Sousuke to be the model for their art project. However, Sousuke misinterprets the modeling advice he receives from their art teacher, turning the assignment with his classmates into a game of life-and-death. Single-Minded Stakeout!: Kaname goes on a date with a former classmate to an amusmement park while Sousuke and Kyoko follow her. Sousuke seems relieved that she's simply on a date until drunken yakuza threaten Kaname. Not wanting to reveal that he was following her, Sousuke comes to the rescue disguised as a park mascot.

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The Pure Yet Impure Grappler / Trespassing on Good Faith
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8.97
205 votes

#7 - The Pure Yet Impure Grappler / Trespassing on Good Faith

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/7/2003

The Pure Yet Impure Grappler: Sousuke and Kaname ask the school's karate club to vacate their dojo, which is slated for demolition. However, the club refuses to leave, challenging Sousuke to a duel where they'll leave if they lose. Sousuke defeats the club's members with relative ease until he faces the club president, Issei Tsubaki. Trespassing on Good Faith: As a test of superiority, Sousuke and Issei compete to care for the injured school janitor; however, their overzealous efforts do more harm than good. The janitor tries to be patient, but finally goes berserk when they accidentally serve his prized koi pet to him for dinner.

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Her Problem
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8.84
118 votes

#8 - Her Problem

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/21/2005

Kaname confronts the Mithril operative sent to replace Sousuke; however, as she is about to get answers, she is attacked by an Amalgam assassin. Kaname outwits her pursuer until Leonard Testarossa, another Amalgam agent, shows up and kills her assassin. He reveals that the assassin was a rogue agent acting outside of Amalgam's interests.

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A Goddess Comes to Japan (Part 2: The Hot Spring)
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8.79
203 votes

#9 - A Goddess Comes to Japan (Part 2: The Hot Spring)

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/28/2003

Sousuke, Kaname, Tessa, Melissa, and their friends travel to an onsen(hot springs) for some rest and relaxation. Sousuke sets up a defensive perimeter and booby traps around the girls' bath, foiling the other boys' attempts to sneak a peek.

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Burning Hong Kong
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8.78
117 votes

#10 - Burning Hong Kong

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/12/2005

Sousuke meets Gauron, now crippled and about to die while Xia Yu Fan combats an SRT unit lead by Closeau in downtown Hong Kong as tensions continue to mount between North and South China.

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Beautiful Sicily
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8.75
113 votes

#11 - Beautiful Sicily

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/10/2005

The SRT travels to Sicily to capture the traitor from the Nanjing operation. Sousuke has difficulties balancing work and school when he tries to have a phone conversation with Kaname and drive the getaway vehicle at the same time.

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Edge of Heaven
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8.75
117 votes

#12 - Edge of Heaven

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/17/2005

Mithril attempts to learn more about the mysterious Amalgam organization. Kaname and Sousuke's relationship begins to blossom; however, Sousuke is reassigned to another mission and is forbidden to see Kaname.

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Left Behind
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8.75
115 votes

#13 - Left Behind

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/24/2005

Sousuke argues with his replacement about the mission to protect Kaname. Kaname wonders why Sousuke does not come to school, and starts to become worried. When she needs to see him, she finds out that his apartment is vacant and he has disappeared.

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His Problem
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8.72
112 votes

#14 - His Problem

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/5/2005

While Sousuke continues to wander in Hong Kong, Tessa is "forced" by Admiral Borda to deploy her M9s to the island after sightings of the Codarl (m)-type Arm Slave were confirmed.

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Two Hong Kongs
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8.72
113 votes

#15 - Two Hong Kongs

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/28/2005

Sousuke and Melissa are deployed to a divided Hong Kong in a team made up of SRT/PRT personnel of East Asian origin to locate an Amalgam Codarl (m)-type Arm Slave attacking North and South Chinese army units, but Sousuke's feelings for Kaname places his MITHRIL comrades nearly in danger, earning a sermon from Melissa.

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The Situation Beneath the Surface
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8.70
116 votes

#16 - The Situation Beneath the Surface

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/20/2005

Sousuke and Kazama investigate who is posting embarrassing and revealing picture of Kaname on the Internet. Meanwhile, Amalgam operatives, led by Gates, extract their payment from their military clients.

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Daylight
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8.69
111 votes

#17 - Daylight

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/3/2005

Mithril is perplexed at how the enemy is able to follow their movements. Once they realize that their communications have been compromised, Tessa and Kalinin give false orders to facilitate the rescue and turn the tables on Amalgam.

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The Labyrinth and the Dragon
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8.67
115 votes

#18 - The Labyrinth and the Dragon

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/27/2005

In Nanjing, Amalgam kidnaps peace delegations from Northern and Southern China and fortify themselves in an underground tunnel beneath the Yangtze River. Mithril attempts a rescue in the tunnel's dangerous confines, but falls into Amalgam's trap.

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Jungle Groove
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8.65
115 votes

#19 - Jungle Groove

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/14/2005

Tessa berates Sousuke for emotionally involving himself with Kaname and neglecting his other duties. The SRT receives a new leader who stages an AS duel to help Sousuke properly operate the Arbelast.

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A Hostage With No Compromises / Hostility Passing-By
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8.63
210 votes

#20 - A Hostage With No Compromises / Hostility Passing-By

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/26/2003

A Hostage With No Compromises: After Sousuke's encounter with a gang leaves its members disrespected, their leader decides to take Kaname hostage. Instead of giving in to their demands, Sousuke holds the gang leader's little brother hostage and proposes an exchange. Hostility Passing-By: After Sousuke causes a panic at the school's bread stand, Sousuke and Kaname have to fill in for the stand's lunchtime duties, which raises the ire of the physical education teacher. He attempts to sabotage their bread, but he falls for Sousuke's booby traps, when Sousuke was expecting that someone would tamper the bread.

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The Ending Day By Day
star
8.62
120 votes

#21 - The Ending Day By Day

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/13/2005

Mithril and the SRT rescue refugees from a city torn apart by civil war. However, during the fighting, they discover that the enemy possesses advanced weaponry rivaling their own. They surmise that a highly funded, well-equipped organization may be supplying their enemies.

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Uncontrollable Bluebird
star
8.61
205 votes

#22 - Uncontrollable Bluebird

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/11/2003

The school's social science club holds a contest to see which club can recruit the most members of the opposite gender. Sousuke participates, but his poor social skills fail to attact anyone to his club. Kaname, feeling sorry for Sousuke, decides to help out so he can avoid a bet he made with another club.

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A Goddess Comes to Japan (Part 1: The Suffering)
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8.59
178 votes

#23 - A Goddess Comes to Japan (Part 1: The Suffering)

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/21/2003

During a lull at the Mithril base, Tessa decides to spend the time as an exchange student at Sousuke's school to learn more about school life. Sousuke, however, finds the stress of guarding her overbearing and collapses from fatigue.

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Whispered - The Ones to be Whispered
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8.53
152 votes

#24 - Whispered - The Ones to be Whispered

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/5/2002

Sousuke comes to Kaname's rescue, and the rest of the rescue team arrive on the scene, as well, but can they hold off the army and save the students? Can Sousuke get Kaname to safety?

Directors: Setsuo Takase
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The Hard Sell Fetish / The Patient of Darkness
star
8.53
206 votes

#25 - The Hard Sell Fetish / The Patient of Darkness

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/16/2003

The Hard Sell Fetish: Sousuke and Kaname investigate bizarre incidents where a masked predator attacks schoolgirls and gives them ponytails. With the help of a local policewoman, they set-up a trap to catch the attacker using Kaname as bait. The Patient of Darkness: To teach a stoic Sousuke the meaning of fear, Kaname takes him into a haunted hospital, but she becomes more scared than Sousuke. They learn that the haunted hospital rumor was perpetuated by the mother and son living there who wanted peace and quiet.

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