The Best Episodes of Nadia - The Secret of Blue Water

Successor to the Stars

#1 - Successor to the Stars 8.71

Season 1 - Episode 39

All the pieces fall into place for the final stage of Jean and Nadia's journey around the world, Nemo and Gargoyle's long-standing feud, and the secret behind Nadia's Blue Water pendant. I won't tell you how it ends....

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
Farewell Nautilus

#2 - Farewell Nautilus 8.43

Season 1 - Episode 21

The Nautilus is ensnared by Gargoyle's super powerful SeaNet magnet. In the fight that follows, Grandis, Sanson and Hanson escape on the Gratan (to help free Nemo and the others from Gargoyle's battleship). The battle culminates with the badly damaged Nautilus plummeting into the sea....

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Charles Campbell
The New Nautilus

#3 - The New Nautilus 8.29

Season 1 - Episode 36

Gargoyle's battleships appear over Tartessos. To save Jean and the others, Nadia surrenders herself... but not before Jean swears to save her. Forced to flee from Gargoyle's battleships, our pals run into Captain Nemo and his crew, who have survived... and now operate a superpowerful battleship called the New Nautilus.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
Electra the Traitor

#4 - Electra the Traitor 8.29

Season 1 - Episode 22

After relocating Jean, Nadia, Marie, and King to his personal quarters (which he will later jettison from the doomed Nautilus), Nemo finds Electra holding a gun on him. In an extended flashback sequence, Electra reveals her tormented past, her complicated feelings for the captain... and a horrifying connection between Nadia and Nemo.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Charles Campbell
To the Sky

#5 - To the Sky 8.14

Season 1 - Episode 38

The New Nautilus and Gargoyle, now aboard Red Noah, face off in a spectacular duel of pyrotechnics, lasers, and, ultimately, wills. Midway through, both crafts head into outer space. After finally breaking in, Nemo, Jean, and Electra confront Gargoyle, who now has Nadia under his control.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
Emperor Neo

#6 - Emperor Neo 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 37

Gargoyle takes Nadia before the puppet leader of Neo-Atlantis, Emperor Neo, who reveals that he has a strong connection with both Nadia and Nemo. Eight time zones away, Nemo and the others plan to fight Gargoyle in a final duel. Throughout, both Jean and Nadia learn about the origins of the Atlanteans.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
The Nautilus Faces Its Biggest Crisis

#7 - The Nautilus Faces Its Biggest Crisis 7.86

Season 1 - Episode 15

Captain Nemo's vessel falls into yet another deadly trap set by Gargoyle--one which involves the Garfish and a surprise attack from American battleships. The subsequent damage costs the lives of several sailors--including a friendly young engineer named Ensign Fait. Jean, who had become friends with Fait, is horrified and devastated to witness someone being killed by the technology he had so strongly idealized with.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Charles Campbell
The Secret of Blue Water

#8 - The Secret of Blue Water 7.75

Season 1 - Episode 35

Finally, our pals arrive at Nadia's real homeland--Tartessos. As they tour through its long forgotten ruins, our heroine finally reveals her darkest secrets... including who she is. How will all this affect her relationships with everyone, especially Jean?

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
Infiltration of the Secret Base

#9 - Infiltration of the Secret Base 7.57

Season 1 - Episode 6

Marie and King are captured by the soldiers, so Jean and Nadia set off to a forbidding looking area to save them. Their rescue mission leads the pair to the base of the soldiers, who call themselves Neo-Atlantis, and their evil commander, Gargoyle, wants Nadia and her Blue Water at all costs.

Directors: Charles Campbell, Hideaki Anno
Labyrinth in the Earth

#10 - Labyrinth in the Earth 7.33

Season 1 - Episode 30

Four months afterward, the Gratan is nearly repaired, and soon our pals will set off for Africa. But first Jean and Nadia go off on a hike which leads them to a mysterious underground cavern that turns out to be more than they suspected. The exploration culminates when Nadia falls into a trance and vanishes behind a wall, leaving her clothes in Jean's arms! During all this, Ayerton tries to make his move on Grandis.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
The Mystery of the Lost Continent

#11 - The Mystery of the Lost Continent 7.29

Season 1 - Episode 16

The victims of Gargoyle's latest attack are taken to the long-forgotten underworld of Atlantis to be buried. While there, Jean discovers that his father's ship was sunk by the Garfish. Nadia also learns that she must keep the Blue Water at all costs, no matter what pain or damage it may cause.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Charles Campbell
Nemo's Best Friend

#12 - Nemo's Best Friend 7.14

Season 1 - Episode 19

Nemo takes Jean and Nadia on a tour of his secret base, where he introduces the children to his closest friend, a talking whale named Irion, who hints at Nadia's responsibility to hold the Blue Water.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Charles Campbell
The Valley of Dinicthys

#13 - The Valley of Dinicthys 7.14

Season 1 - Episode 14

Marie and Nadia become sick from a dangerously fatal tropical fever. To save them from death, Nemo charts course for an underground reef, where he takes Jean, Sanson, and Hanson on a quest to find the cure. Coming back, however, they have to deal with a territorial, eel-like Dinicthys....

Directors: Charles Campbell, Hideaki Anno
Jean's New Invention

#14 - Jean's New Invention 6.86

Season 1 - Episode 17

Jean is tired of being treated like a child by the Nautilus crew. Hoping to cheer him up, Nadia suggests Jean to build another aircraft. Inspired, he sets off to do just that. At first he is determined to construct the new helicopter by himself, but then realizes he still needs the support of some grown-ups. With Hanson's help, Jean completes the craft and takes Nadia on a very delightful test flight. While airborne, Jean promises that he will one day take Nadia to Africa....

Directors: Charles Campbell, Hideaki Anno
Nautilus vs. Nautilus

#15 - Nautilus vs. Nautilus 6.71

Season 1 - Episode 18

En route to Captain Nemo's home base of Antarctica, the Nautilus finds itself attacked by a territorial Nautilus shellfish.

Directors: Charles Campbell, Hideaki Anno
Lincoln Island

#16 - Lincoln Island 6.25

Season 1 - Episode 24

Now that they are settled into their new island home (which they dub "Lincoln Island", Jean uses his knowledge and technology to bring a little civilization. Nadia, on the other hand, wants to live with nature... only to discover that doing so is a lot harder than she ever dreamed of.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
King's Rescue

#17 - King's Rescue 6.00

Season 1 - Episode 33

When King gets captured by Grandis' ex-fiancee, our pals set off to save him.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
The Island of the Witch

#18 - The Island of the Witch 6.00

Season 1 - Episode 27

After surviving a typhoon, Jean, Nadia, Marie, and King discover another island drifting mysteriously toward them. Exploring it, the children find Ayerton, a flaky scientist who they met on the battleship in Episode 3.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
The First Kiss

#19 - The First Kiss 6.00

Season 1 - Episode 25

As a result of Nadia's foolishness, the children only have meat for food. This infuriates Nadia so much that she declares to starve... until she becomes desperate to eat a can of rotten spinach, getting sick. Jean sets off to find a cure, only to become intoxicated by hallucinogetic mushrooms(!). Overwhelmingly grateful, and stupidly unaware that Jean is not himself, she gives him his first real kiss....

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
Nadia's Love

#20 - Nadia's Love 5.88

Season 1 - Episode 32

Having escaped their former island home, our pals crash-land into an African tribal village, where they are instantly captured... until one of its citizens recognizes Nadia.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
King, the Lonely Lion

#21 - King, the Lonely Lion 5.86

Season 1 - Episode 26

King gets jealous of Jean and Nadia becoming more intimate and runs away. Jean sets off to find him... but not before Nadia goes ballastic upon realizing that he does not remember the kiss she gave him (he had been stoned from the hallucinogetic mushrooms).

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
King vs. King

#22 - King vs. King 5.86

Season 1 - Episode 29

A violent row between Sanson and Hanson turns into a race between two mechanical lions resembling King(!).

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell
The Floating Island

#23 - The Floating Island 5.71

Season 1 - Episode 28

Jean, Nadia, Marie, and King are reunited with Grandis, Sanson, and Hanson. Together they all decide to live as a family on the new island, which Jean theorizes is moving.

Directors: Charles Campbell, Shinji Higuchi
My Darling Nadia

#24 - My Darling Nadia 4.22

Season 1 - Episode 34

Jean writes a song for Nadia. Actually, our pals burst out into song while various clips from the show play out.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Charles Campbell