The Best Episodes of The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2019
Invertia was a meteor storm that caused an unprecedented disaster during the 20th century. Because of this disaster, numerous cities around the world were destroyed. However, within the meteor, an unknown element called mana was discovered. It allowed human technology to make rapid strides giving rise to a new species of super-powered humans, the Star Pulse Generation (Genestella). The Festas (Star Warrior Festivals) host battles between Genestella at a city of six academies called “Rikka,” also commonly known as “Asterisk.” Scholarship student Ayato Amagiri transferred into Seidōkan Academy in order to fulfill his own wish, swearing he too will fight in this city.
#3 - Never Back Down
Season 1 - Episode 16
Ayato and Julis continue their battle against Shenyun and Shenhua Li. Also, Saya and Kirin are facing AR-D and RM-C. Will the Seidoukan Academy live up to the high expectations?
#6 - The Phoenix Showdown
Season 1 - Episode 20
Ayato and Julis face off against AR-D and RM-C in the Phoenix Festa finals, but Ayato is still without the Ser Veresta. Meanwhile, Saya and Kirin are trying to rescue Flora from her kidnapper. Can they save her in time?
#8 - Clinching Victory
Season 1 - Episode 21
The final match continues... Which team will win the Phoenix Festa?
#10 - The Lonely Strega
Season 1 - Episode 23
Julis’s brother, Jolbert, wants to discuss two important topics with Julis and Ayato. While spending time in Lieseltania, Julis runs into a face from her past.
#11 - Lightning Blade Speed
Season 1 - Episode 5
Since Seidoukan and Allekant agreed to co-develop a new type of Lux, a few representatives from Allekant Academy visit the Seidoukan training room. Julis asks Ayato not to get into any duels before the Phoenix Festa!
#12 - The Tyrant's Puppet Strings
Season 1 - Episode 17
Flora is abducted by a mysterious man. Now, Ayato and his friends have to come up with a plan to rescue her!
#13 - Divine Revelations
Season 1 - Episode 13
The Phoenix Festa continues... Ayato and Julis are facing Luo and Song from Jie Long Academy!
#14 - Scrambling
Season 1 - Episode 18
It's time for the semi-finals, where Ayato and Julis face Galahadworth’s True Knights. Meanwhile, Saya and Kirin search for the missing Flora.
#16 - Breaking the Memory Barrier
Season 1 - Episode 15
Ayato and Julis are fighting against Shenyun and Shenhua Li in the quarterfinals. Since the twins are known to only attack their opponents’ weak points, what kind of a strategy will Ayato and Julis come up with?
#17 - A Holiday for Two, Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 8
Saya and Kirin have teamed up for the upcoming Phoenix Festa. By the look of things, they need to spend some more time together. The girls skip practice to socialize more. Surprisingly, there is something Kirin would like Saya to do for her...
#18 - Battle Song
Season 1 - Episode 19
Ayato is looking around parts of the city, hoping to get a a trace about where Flora might be... Unfortunately, his efforts disturb certain people.
#19 - Lieseltania
Season 1 - Episode 22
Ayato and his friends visit Lieseltania, where they are greeted with great enthusiasm! Surprisingly, Claudia has an interesting proposal for Ayato, Julis, Saya and Kirin.
#23 - Reunion
Season 1 - Episode 24
Ayato wakes up three days after fighting Ophelia. Julis explains the story about Ophelia as she used to be a very kind girl, but with the orphanage in desperate need of money, she was sold off to be experimented on by the Arlequint scientist Hilda Jane Rowlands. She was artificially made into a Genestella that wilts any plants that she approaches. The capital is under attack by Gustave's chimeras, while he unleashes a hydra monster to attack Julis. Ayato, Julis, and Saya defeat the hydra while Kirin arrests Gustave. As everybody heads back to Seidoukan, Julis lets Jolbert know that she intends to change Lieseltania and commits herself to fighting in the Gryps Festa. Back at Seidoukan, Ayato sees Haruka's comatose body. He is approached by Hilda and despite being aware of what she did with Ophelia, Ayato allows her to operate on Haruka.
#24 - Corrupt Ruler
Season 1 - Episode 14
A young girl named Flora visits Julis. Meanwhile, Ayato tries to get in touch with Dirk Eberwein in the hope of getting some information regarding his sister, Haruka.