Needless

The BEST episodes of Needless

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Year 2130 -- after the third world war, large contaminated areas known as "Blackspots" formed all over Japan. Large Walls were used to quarantine off these "Blackspots". In time, signs of inhabitance appeared within these wastelands. Among the survivors who had been abandoned inside the Blackspots, labeled as "those who were unneeded", came forth possessors of uncanny abilities -- Fire, wind, brute strength...they were defined by their supernatural abilities. Others, fearful of their powers, expelled them and named them - - - Needless!

Last Updated: 4/16/2022Network: Tokyo MX
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Adam Blade
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9.00
62 votes

#1 - Adam Blade

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/3/2009

Cruz Schild, the last survivor of the resistance against Simeon is attacked by a Testament only to be saved by a very unusual priest named Adam Blade. After taking Cruz back to his church Cruz is unofficially taken in by Adam and his friends Eve Neuschwanstein and Gido

Directors: Masayuki Sakoi
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Eve Neuschwanstein
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8.73
78 votes

#2 - Eve Neuschwanstein

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/10/2009

Whilst out shopping Eve and Cruz are attacked by one of Simeon's most dangerous Needless. At first the battle seems hopeless but Eve is far more powerful than she looks and once she learns the secret of her opponent’s seemingly endless abilities she quickly turns the tide of the battle.

Directors: Shinjirô Kusano
Iron Mountain
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8.58
45 votes

#3 - Iron Mountain

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/24/2009

Adam and the others receive information from a mysterious character called Disk who instructs them to head to Iron Mountain. On the way they encounter a scared young girl called Mio who ends up tagging along. When they finally meet Disk they are surprised to find a young female cyborg rather than the decrepit old man they expected.

Directors: Yûsuke Onoda
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Teruyama Momiji
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8.37
76 votes

#4 - Teruyama Momiji

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/17/2009

Adam is attacked by a Needless called Teruyama Momiji who is seeking revenge for the murder of his friends and family. After a heated battle it emerges that Momiji has the wrong Adam, in fact the man he wants is Adam Arclight. As such he quickly joins forces with the group from the church.

Directors: Makoto Shinohara
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Aruka Schild
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8.25
8 votes

#5 - Aruka Schild

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/16/2009

During the battle with the Fourth Great One, her mask is taken off, shocking everyone as to her true identity.

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Cruz Schild
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8.17
6 votes

#6 - Cruz Schild

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 12/11/2009

Saten announces his plans for domination and reveals who he plans to have sit by his side as he rules.

Directors: Masayuki Sakoi
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Third Shelter
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7.95
38 votes

#7 - Third Shelter

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/29/2009

Disk and the others manage to use one of the giant Testaments to sneak inside Simeon Headquarters. However, the group are attacked and separated whilst trying to find Eve and Adam. Meanwhile, Adam faces off against Mio, Kuchinashi and Setsuna in the Third Shelter but the trio prove far more powerful than he previously thought.

Directors: Hidefumi Takagi
Sato Solver
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7.92
37 votes

#8 - Sato Solver

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/4/2009

Adam looks back at the first time he met Sato and Solva. Some years ago whilst Adam and Seto were on an assignment for the Guild they encountered a young girl called Solva who is not what she first appears.

Directors: Yûsuke Onoda
Positive Feedback Zero
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7.83
6 votes

#9 - Positive Feedback Zero

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/6/2009

Just as Aruka is ready to finish off her brother, she is stopped by an unlikely interloper.

Directors: Keiji Kawakubo
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Lilith Temptation
star
7.67
6 votes

#10 - Lilith Temptation

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/2/2009

Kuchinashi unleashes her most powerful weapon, the wickedly deceptive Lillith Temptation.

Directors: Hajime Ohtani
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A - A
star
7.67
6 votes

#11 - A - A

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 11/19/2009

The true nature of the "Adam" and "Eve" test subjects are unveiled at last. And the two "Adam"s have a greater connection than they realize.

Directors: Shinjirô Kusano
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Adam Arclight
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7.67
39 votes

#12 - Adam Arclight

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/14/2009

Adam accompanied by the rest of the group heads off to rescue Eve from Simeon Headquarters. They arrive just as a huge crowd gathers for the opening of the new building. However, when Adam Arclight shows himself a small group of needless associated with the resistance attack him.

Directors: Keiji Kawakubo
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Fourth Wave
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7.50
6 votes

#13 - Fourth Wave

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/9/2009

After lying in wait for so long, Saten finally makes his move, revealing just what his fragment actually is.

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Agnishwattas
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7.50
6 votes

#14 - Agnishwattas

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/30/2009

As Cruz hovers between life and death, Aruka and Saten try to destroy Blade and his comrades once and for all.

Directors: Yûsuke Onoda
666 Member Commitee
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7.50
6 votes

#15 - 666 Member Commitee

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/26/2009

Blade and Arclight escalate their battle. And Aruka discovers what's really behind Saten's deceitful motives.

Directors: Hidefumi Takagi
Saten
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7.50
4 votes

#16 - Saten

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 12/4/2009

Saten announces his plans for domination and reveals who he plans to have sit by his side as he rules.

Directors: Hajime Ohtani
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A - B
star
7.25
4 votes

#17 - A - B

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/12/2009

Blade attempts to steal Arclight's powers, and the origins of the Adam Project are revealed.

Directors: Yusaku Saotome
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Simeon Girls Force
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7.24
42 votes

#18 - Simeon Girls Force

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/31/2009

Disk explains that Adam is a failed attempt at cloning the 'Second' and that that is the reason that Simeon is so interested in him. However, before they can continue there discussion they are attacked by the Simeon Girl's Force. During the battle Mio reveals her true colours and Eve is kidnapped.

Directors: Hajime Ohtani
 Resistance
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7.17
6 votes

#19 - Resistance

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/23/2009

As Aruka deals a deadly blow to Cruz, he remembers their early days in the Resistance.

Directors: Hidefumi Takagi
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Black Attracton
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7.11
37 votes

#20 - Black Attracton

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/11/2009

Adam, Sato, Solva and Momiji join forces and are easily able to defeat Mio, Kuchinashi and Setsuna. However, the group must then deal with Eve who has been brainwashed by Kurumi's fragment 'Black Attraction'.

Directors: Masayuki Sakoi
Wild Peach
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7.11
37 votes

#21 - Wild Peach

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/18/2009

With Adam critically injured, Solva and the others must defeat Eve and the rest of the Simeon Girls Force in order to save him. However, with the holographic Kurumi overseeing the fight it is far from easy. As such it is up to Cruz to figure out where the real Kurumi is hiding so that she can be dealt with.

Directors: Keiji Kawakubo
White Hair
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7.08
37 votes

#22 - White Hair

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/25/2009

A fallen enemy may have the key to deprogramming Eve. And Saten is very displeased with the Girls Squadron's dicey attempts at destroying Blade.

Directors: Seiya Numata
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Goldilocks
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7.03
39 votes

#23 - Goldilocks

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/7/2009

Eve manages to escape from the Simeon Girl's Force to the nearby 'Governor's Mansion', a pre-war building protected by an advanced security system called Goldilocks. Meanwhile, the rest of the group, now accompanied by Disk decide to regroup at the church.

Roukakuji Riru
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7.03
39 votes

#24 - Roukakuji Riru

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/21/2009

As Adam faces off against Arclight people attempt to flee in order to escape the destruction caused by the fight. However, Riru and a squad of giant Testaments prevent that from happening and it is up to Disk to save them.

Directors: Shinjirô Kusano
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