The BEST Episodes of Xam'd: Lost Memories
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 6, 2019
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 - The Great Rock and the Girl
Season 1 - Episode 26
Nakiami seals herself in the Quickening Chamber and the confrontation with the Hiruken Emperor draws to a close. However, Akiyuki turns himself into stone, and nine years later, his friends and family are still awaiting his awakening.
#2 - The Astonishing Raigyo
Season 1 - Episode 9
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.
#3 - Guardians of Stone
Season 1 - Episode 7
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.
#4 - Souls at Peace
Season 1 - Episode 15
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.
#5 - Blackout on Sentan Island
Season 1 - Episode 2
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.
#6 - Xam'd at the Dawn of War
Season 1 - Episode 1
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.
#7 - Moving On
Season 1 - Episode 10
Raigyo asks for the crew to take a picture together while Haru decides to follow with her military career.
#8 - Running Barefoot
Season 1 - Episode 13
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.
#9 - Flowers Blooming into the Dark
Season 1 - Episode 12
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.
#10 - Sanctuary Breached
Season 1 - Episode 21
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.
#11 - Hiruken Emperor Born
Season 1 - Episode 23
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.
#12 - Live Fire
Season 1 - Episode 6
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.
#13 - Showdown at Tsumebara Pass
Season 1 - Episode 8
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.
#14 - Assault: The Zanbani
Season 1 - Episode 11
The crew of the Zanbani must fend off an assault by Humanforms from the Northern forces.
#15 - Burning in Our Wake
Season 1 - Episode 16
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.
#16 - What Can you See From There?
Season 1 - Episode 18
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.
#17 - Voices from Beyond
Season 1 - Episode 24
The Hiruken Emperor is free. Haru, Nakiami and Akiyuki encounter Midori transformed and join forces to stop her.
#18 - Enlightenment
Season 1 - Episode 4
While becoming accustomed to his new environment, Akiyuki begins the distinctive training in order to control his powers.
#19 - Shattered Bonds
Season 1 - Episode 5
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.
#20 - Watered With Tears
Season 1 - Episode 20
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 - Tojiro and Ryuzo
Season 1 - Episode 22
Raigyo and Ishuu continue their assault on the tower. Ryuuzou confronts Commander Kakisu. Akiyuki and Haru learn the truth about the Quickening.
#22 - Nakiami and Sannova
Season 1 - Episode 25
Akiyuki confronts the Hiruken Emperor by himself while Nakiami completes her training with Lady Sannova.
#23 - Cerulean Skies
Season 1 - Episode 14
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
#24 - The Way to Freedom
Season 1 - Episode 3
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.
#25 - Lambs to the Altar
Season 1 - Episode 17
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.