The BEST Episodes of Last Exile

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 14, 2020

Network: CBC (JP)

Anime Series created by Gonzo. The 1st Series "Last Exiled" air between April 7, 2003 - September 29, 2003. A sequel series, "Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing-, aired between October 15, 2011 and March 23, 2012. // The 1st Series : On the world of Prester, the nations of Anatore and Dusis are deep in a war that is controlled by a secret organization known as the Guild. However, Claus Valca and Lavie Head want no part of it and instead are the pilot and navigator of a messenger vanship. Flying across a sea of wind and clouds, they deliver messages to anyone and anywhere. After a near-death collision with a crippled vanship during a local race, both are asked to deliver a young girl named Alvis to the infamous battleship Sylvana. Followed by a star-shaped craft bent on killing them, these three lives are about to forever alter the face of Prester. // the 2nd Series "Last Exiled: Fam, The Silver Wing: Taking place 2 years after the events Last Exile. The original home world of the colonists of Prester. The new story focuses on Fam Fan Fan and Giselle Collette, 2 vespa vanship pilots who work as Sky Pirated, capturing and selling battleships for a living. Fam and Giselle get into an adventure when they and the Sky Pirates rescue Liliana il Grazioso Merlo Turan and her younger sister, Millia II Velch Cutrettola Turan, Princesses of the Turan Kingdom, from the clutches of the mighty Ades Federation. The Federation, led by Empress Sara Augusta and Premier Luscinia Hafez, is on a all out war against nation who descended from immigrants who came back to Earth by Exile ships. As Ades was the only nation to stay on Earth when it was in a stat of chaos and ruin, Luscinia believes that the Exile immigrants have no right to return to Earth since their ancestors abandoned Earth when it was in chaos only to return when Earth was viable to live on again and force the original inhabitants of Earth off their lands to form their own nations. To return these lands to their ori

Backward Pawn

#1 - Backward Pawn

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 7, 2012

Ten years ago, the first Grand Race was held. A young Fam and Giselle cheer on Atamora as he competes in the championship race.

star 9.61
38 votes

#2 - Block

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 14, 2012

When Fam and her friends make an emergency landing in the northern nation of Glacies, they're met by a girl named Dyan.

star 9.59
37 votes
Bad Move

#3 - Bad Move

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 21, 2012

The Winged Priestesses, led by Dyan, engage the Ades Federation armada in battle as it begins to invade Glacies.

star 9.58
38 votes
Smothered Mate

#4 - Smothered Mate

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 28, 2012

Fam and friends return to Kartoffel after their long absence. The joy of seeing everyone safe and sound again turns to shock as Fam sees what has happened to the town.

star 9.57
37 votes
Dynamic Possibilities

#5 - Dynamic Possibilities

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 25, 2012

Dio and Alvis meet up with the Joint Forces at Boreas and lend a big helping hand. But their joy is interrupted when Fam's group spots Ades' 1st Fleet while on patrol.

star 9.57
37 votes
Illegal Move

#6 - Illegal Move

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 24, 2011

Much to Fam and friends' elation, Turan and Anatoray form an alliance with Millia and Vincent acting as delegates. Suddenly the Impetus, an Ades Federation flagship, appears... along with Luscinia and Liliana.

star 9.56
36 votes

#7 - Transposition

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 3, 2012

Upon hearing Sārā's wish, Admiral Sadri agrees to peace. A meeting takes place between Luscinia, Liliana, Sārā, Millia, Vasant, and others.

star 9.56
36 votes

#8 - Automaton

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 18, 2012

The Ades Federation’s 3rd and 4th Fleets advance on the key strategic land of Boreas. A decisive, multi-fleet battle over Augusta Sārā ensues. Millia takes command of her fleet, while Fam and the Sky Pirates take to the air in armed Vespas.

star 9.54
37 votes
Connected Passed Pawn

#9 - Connected Passed Pawn

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 10, 2011

The final target was the Anshar, the flagship of the Ades Federation's 1st Fleet. Now that their agreement with Tatiana has been fulfilled, Giselle prepares to leave the Silvius... but without Fam.

star 9.53
38 votes

#10 - Triangulation

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 4, 2012

Millia and friends have an audience with Augusta Sārā in the capital city of Morvarid.

star 9.51
37 votes
Triple Rook

#11 - Triple Rook

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 17, 2012

After abducting Augusta Sārā, Luscinia activates the Grand Exile.

star 9.51
37 votes
Grand Master

#12 - Grand Master

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 24, 2012

Fam and Giselle reach the furthest depths of the Grand Exile. There, they find Luscinia, holding a sleeping Sārā.

star 9.50
38 votes
Fool's Mate

#13 - Fool's Mate

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 22, 2011

Princess Liliana is sent to Iglasia with instructions for defending the royal city from the Federation assault. Meanwhile, Princess Millia readies a surprise attack of her own, but little does she know Luscinia has a trick up his sleeve too...

star 9.50
36 votes
Directors: Junichi Takaoka
Writers: Shūichi Kamiyama
Queening Square

#14 - Queening Square

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 10, 2012

The truce has fallen apart. Before leaving, Luscinia tells Fam, "Be there to support Princess Millia."

star 9.49
37 votes
Touch and Move

#15 - Touch and Move

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 12, 2011

Fam and Giselle begin their dangerous quest of capturing fifteen Federation ships. Meanwhile, Princess Millia comes up with an unexpected way to re-establish the Turan kingdom.

star 9.43
37 votes
Directors: Yukio Takahashi
Writers: Kiyoko Yoshimura
Dubious Move

#16 - Dubious Move

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 5, 2011

To help Millia rebuild Turan, Fam decides to steal a legendary ghost ship known as Sylvius the Reaper, a ship that is said to have single-handedly destroyed an entire Ades Federation fleet. With so few details to work with, though, it won't be easy.

star 9.42
38 votes
Directors: Yukio Takahashi
Writers: Kiyoko Yoshimura
Weak Square

#17 - Weak Square

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 26, 2011

With only one ship left until their agreement with Tatiana is fulfilled, Fam and company aim to capture a fleet of eight ships being transported from the north.

star 9.41
37 votes
Light Square

#18 - Light Square

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 29, 2011

With her kingdom now under Federation control, Princess Millia finally begins to understand what it means to be a Sky Pirate. Fam also reveals details about her past and her dream for the future.

star 9.33
39 votes
Directors: Yukio Takahashi
Writers: Kiyoko Yoshimura
Open File

#19 - Open File

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 15, 2011

In the skies above the sacred Grand Lake, the Ades Federation declares war on the kingdom of Turan. Just when the Turan flagship's destruction seems inevitable, a Sky Pirate named Fam boldly states, "I’ve made up my mind! I’m going to steal that ship!"

star 9.29
42 votes
Directors: Yukio Takahashi
Writers: Kiyoko Yoshimura

#20 - Develop

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 16, 2003

Following Claus and Lavie aboard the Silvana, Dio and Lucciola allow themselves to be captured. At the Anatoray capital, the Emperor begins to distrust Alex's actions and sends the Urbanus to retrieve Alvis. Alex interrogates Dio, who tries to gain his trust by telling him that the Mysterion passed by House Eraclea. He also reveals that the three Guild houses holding the remaining Mysteria have been purged by Delphine. Vincent Alzey, captain of the Urbanus, requests to meet with Alex. Alex asks Claus to fly escort for his flight to the meeting, to which Tatiana objects. Alister defies Tatiana and offers to be Claus's navigator. Alex informs Vincent that he will not hand over Alvis and will fight to keep her aboard. Dio and Lucciola meet Lescius, the Silvana's chief engineer and a former member of the Guild. Dio then finds Alvis by herself elsewhere and reads her one of the Mysteria, after which she falls into a trance and wreaks havoc on the ship's systems.

star 9.11
80 votes
Quiet Move

#21 - Quiet Move

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 22, 2003

Exile indiscriminately attacks both the alliance and Guild as they approach the ship, forcing the alliance fleet to fall back so that they do not lose more ships. Claus rendezvous at a fueling station in the Dragon's Fangs and makes the journey to the Grand Stream, switching vanships and navigators after each leg until he is reunited with Lavie. On the way, Claus dogfights with two Guild fighters, destroying them with Tatiana as his navigator. When Exile receives a pulse signal, it begins to retreat from the Grand Stream towards Disith, followed by both fleets. At the Casino Royale, the last checkpoint before the Grand Stream, Claus and Alvis reunite with Lavie, who holds the message tube containing the final Mysterion. They fly together in Claus's and Lavie's vanship, whose body has been reinforced for the journey in the Grand Stream, but are intercepted by Dio, who has run away from the Mad-thane residence in a separate vanship.

star 9.08
49 votes
Rook Dio

#22 - Rook Dio

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 25, 2003

When Claus and Dio return to the Silvana, the crew is missing. When they go to search the bridge, they find that Delphine has captured Alvis and the ship. Tatiana and Alister sneak a transport carrying Sophia back to the Urbanus. Alex comes out of hiding to attack Delphine but is defeated by Cicada. Delphine takes Dio back to the Guild along with Claus, Alvis, and Alex, and orders that Exile be secured before they leave. On the Urbanus, Vincent promises Sophia that he will recapture the Silvana. When they return to the Guild, Dio is taken to prepare for the Rite of the Covenant. Delphine indulges in the world's rarest delicacies at dinner, causing Claus to become upset about her disregard of the hardships of the people of Anatoray and Disith. Dio is reunited with Claus and Alvis, but they find that his personality has changed and he no longer recognizes them as friends.

star 9.04
49 votes
Arbiter Attack

#23 - Arbiter Attack

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 12, 2003

Dio and Luciora investigate their downed star-shaped machine. When Luciora fixes the camera on it, they are able to see an image of Alvis being protected by Claus. Tatiana and Alistia arrive at the palace of the emperor and inform him that the "cargo" is safely aboard the Sylvana. And speaking of the cargo, Al explores the ship on her own, making it down to the hangar, where the mechanics entertain her until Sophia retrieves her. Sophia brings her to Claus and Lavi, and later brings the still injured Claus to see Alex. Their talk is interrupted by a red alert claxon. The Guild is about to attack the Sylvana. In the course of the attack, one of the star-shaped machines comes aboard the ship and goes after Alvis. It's destroyed by one of the mechanics, and unfortunately ruins Claus and Lavi's vanship. Claus offers to fly and fight and the mechanics give him a quick review of combat flying. Another star-shaped machine comes on board, and the last scene is Claus, using his vanship, to shov

star 9.04
81 votes
Calculate Alex

#24 - Calculate Alex

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 2, 2003

Moran is "officially" accepted by the crew of the Sylvana, albeit in a most interesting manner. Sophia presents the chance for Claus and Lavi to enter the 8-Hour Endurance Race at Horizon Cave. They accept the challenge, so long as the Sylvana mechanics will help them out. At the event, Al is allowed to "pick" the vanship that they must repair and fly for the race. Tatiana and Alistia, however, have a mission during the race. They need to hit a specific point in the race at a specific time. Tatiana expresses her dislike of "amateurs" i.e.: Claus and Lavi, but Alex shuts her up. Dio and Luciora show up, because Dio is with his sister, Daphne. Dio shows an interest in Claus, who doesn't return the fascination. Dio informs Claus that he is there to fly in the race with him. While the race is going on, Alex is at an auction to purchase something rare. It turns out to be an EXILE item, and Alex's opening bid on it, is 10,000,000 Claudia. This shocks the man sitting next to him, who just

star 9.03
80 votes

#25 - Transpose

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 21, 2003

The race is on! Claus and Lavi enter in a race, that they've entered so many limes before. But this time is different. They hope to finish the race, and they almost do (in 1st place too), but they are hit by a renegade vanship delivering ""cargo"". They soon learn that the ""cargo"" is actually a little girl. Claus decided to take the mission and is told, by Ralph, not to run his engine because the people after the girl can detect it. Just as Claus and Lavi leave the enemy vanship approaches. Now Ralph must make the ultimate sacrifice so that Claus and Lavi can escape with the little girl.

star 9.00
84 votes