The BEST Episodes of Xam'd: Lost Memories
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jun 2, 2020
Akiyuki, the main character of the animated series, lives on Sentan Island, a land that has preserved its status as a free and peaceful island in a world consumed by fighting between the Northern and Southern Governments. All of this changes when Akiyuki boards a bus along with a mysterious white-haired girl who transforms his arm with the lost memories and power of Xam'd. As Xam'd, Akiyuki goes on a rampage and is saved when a foreign girl with red hair named "Nakiami" calms him down, taking him back to her postal vessel. Akiyuki now must gain control of his powers and use them against the Northern Government's latest weapons, known as "Humanforms". Traveling the world on a postal vessel, Akiyuki hopes to return home one day, but until then he befriends other passengers on the boat.
#1 - Moving On
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 16, 2008
Raigyo asks for the crew to take a picture together while Haru decides to follow with her military career.
#2 - Xam'd at the Dawn of War
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 15, 2008
Akiyuki was living a peaceful life along with his friends and family on Sentan Island. This peace was disrupted when sudden war broke out and a strange force took control of his body.
#3 - Blackout on Sentan Island
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 22, 2008
Transformed into Xam'd, Akiyuki confronts the enemy invasion in order to protect his friend Haru. Afterwards he is retrieved by the mysterious Nakiami and taken to the postal airship Zanbani, where she lives.
#4 - The Way to Freedom
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 29, 2008
Nakiami performs a special treatment to contain the power of Xam'd in Akiyuki's right arm. At the same time his family and friends look for his whereabouts.
#5 - Enlightenment
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 5, 2008
While becoming accustomed to his new environment, Akiyuki begins the distinctive training in order to control his powers.
#6 - Shattered Bonds
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 12, 2008
Nakiami meets some old aquaintances of hers, and the rest of the crew wonders if she will leave the ship to join them. Meanwhile, a classmate of Haru and Furuichi who lost her entire family surrenders herself to despair.
#7 - Live Fire
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 19, 2008
Haru finally got news from Akiyuki, but just after she and Furuichi joined the military, they are assigned to engage a rogue Xam'd who broke out from a research lab.
#8 - Guardians of Stone
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 26, 2008
Akiyuki receives Haru's letters and after learning that she will be waiting for him at Tsumebara Pass, he leaves with Roppa to meet her. However, he encounters more people turning into humanforms along the way.
#9 - Showdown at Tsumebara Pass
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 2, 2008
Akiyuki and Haru meet again in at Tsumebara Pass, but their reunion is cut short by an angry Furuichi who confronts him after discovering that he became a Xam'd.
#10 - The Astonishing Raigyo
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 9, 2008
Raigyo, a Xam'd like Akiyuki, returns to the Zanbani after two years of abscence. All members of the crew seem to be happy to meet him again, but Akiyuki somehow does not share the same feeling.
#11 - Assault: The Zanbani
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 23, 2008
The crew of the Zanbani must fend off an assault by Humanforms from the Northern forces.
#12 - Flowers Blooming into the Dark
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 30, 2008
After the incident at the Zanbani, Nakiami decides to return to her homeland and Akiyuki asks to go with her. Meanwhile, Haru pays a visit to Furuichi who has become shut in.
#13 - Running Barefoot
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 7, 2008
Akiyuki notifies Haru about his return to Sentan Island but in doing so alerts the military to his presence as well. After a brief visit with his father, Akiyuki meets Haru only to have their reunion crashed by a Furuichi who is eager to use his new found power.
#14 - Cerulean Skies
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 12, 2008
Furuichi loses control of his powers and goes berserk, but after being defeated by Akiyuki, he returns to normal. The army intervenes and arrest Haru and Furuichi, while Akiyuki gives cover for Nakiami to escape by holding Commander Kakisu hostage
#15 - Souls at Peace
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 19, 2008
Akiyuki loses his sense of self, and with his Xam'd mask permanently affixed, he is captured by a slave trader. Meanwhile, Nakiami continues her journey and meets Yango, a young boy who also became a Xam'd.
#16 - Burning in Our Wake
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 26, 2008
Nakiami and Yango continue their journey while the southern army starts to perform experiments on Haru's younger sister, and a mysterious creature persuades a kind old woman to buy Akiyuki from the slave traders.
#17 - Lambs to the Altar
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Dec 3, 2008
Haru is given a chance to escape confinement while Nakiami finally arrives at her home village, just to be welcomed by the new chief, her younger sister Kujireka.
#18 - What Can you See From There?
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Dec 10, 2008
After fleeing from the military, Haru embarks on a journey to find Akiyuki by herself. Meanwhile, Nakiami learns about Kujireka's dubious plan to wage war against the northern government.
#19 - Sudden Outbreak: Romance Flowers Bloom
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Dec 17, 2008
Kujireka asks for Nakiami's support, but is utterly rejected and Haru finally manages to reach Akiyuki and help him to recover his memory.
#20 - Watered With Tears
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Dec 24, 2008
Nakiami and Yango leave the Tessik village only to see it attacked by a fleet of airships. Akiyuki and Haru meanwhile search for the entrance to the Quickening Chamber
#21 - Sanctuary Breached
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Dec 31, 2008
Ryuuzou and Haru's father set off to rescue Midori from the East Autonomy Military Facility. Akiyuki and Haru venture further into the Quickening Chamber.
#22 - Tojiro and Ryuzo
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jan 7, 2009
Raigyo and Ishuu continue their assault on the tower. Ryuuzou confronts Commander Kakisu. Akiyuki and Haru learn the truth about the Quickening.
#23 - Hiruken Emperor Born
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Jan 14, 2009
Raigyo and Ishuu make their final push into the chamber of the Hiruken Emperor. Nakiami and Yango leave the Tessik airship to stop the battle over the Quickening Chamber.
#24 - Voices from Beyond
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Jan 21, 2009
The Hiruken Emperor is free. Haru, Nakiami and Akiyuki encounter Midori transformed and join forces to stop her.
#25 - Nakiami and Sannova
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Jan 28, 2009
Akiyuki confronts the Hiruken Emperor by himself while Nakiami completes her training with Lady Sannova.