Episode 1: All of My Classmates are Female
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 1, “All of My Classmates Are Female,” Ichika Orimura found himself in a situation that should have been enviable: he was the only male in the training academy for the Infinite Stratos mechanical suits. Unfortunately, things weren’t going his way otherwise. His childhood friend, Houki Shinonono, seemed seriously angry with him. The technical classes were way over his head. And then there was the problem of restrooms… Would he be able to enjoy his time at school? Or was this just the beginning of his troubles?
Episode 2: Class Representative Match
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 2, “Class Representative Match!,” Ichika Orimura experienced serious second thoughts about challenging Cecilia Alcott for the position of class representative. So much so that he asked an initially reluctant Houki Shinonono to help him train. To her disgust, Ichika was terribly out of shape, and he didn’t even have his IS suit yet. Is there any point to him taking the field? Can Houki get him ready in time? And why does Ichika’s sister Chifuyu Orimura seem so calm about everything?
Episode 3: The Transfer Student is the Second Childhood Friend
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 3, “The Transfer Student is the Second Childhood Friend,” Chifuyu Orimura asked Cecilia Alcott and Ichika Orimura to demonstrate some flight techniques to the class. As expected, Cecilia performed flawlessly, up to and including the soft landing after a power dive. Also as expected, Ichika did well on the power dive. The soft landing? Not so much. At least the the resulting crater looked impressive. Will Ichika ever master the basics of IS flight? And what’s this about a transfer student?
Episode 4: Showdown! The Class League Match!
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 4, “Showdown! The Class League Match!,” Lingyin Huang faced Ichika Orimura in the class league match. Ichika managed to not get blown out of the sky instantly. But her speed, skill, and experience began to take their toll. Ichika came up with a plan. It was a long shot, but he thought it might work. Then something changed the match completely. What happened? How will Rin and Ichika react? And is Chifuyu really as calm about the situation as she seems?
Episode 5: Boy Meets Boy
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 5, “Boy Meets Boy,” the IS academy finally decided that Ichika and Houki really shouldn’t room together, and they moved Houki out. But Ichika wasn’t alone for long. A new transfer student, the second male capable of flying an IS, joined the school! The son of the CEO for a large IS company is France, he seemed anxious and nervous around Ichika. Why did he transfer so late in the year? What’s he really up to? Who’s lunch will Ichika prefer? And will he survive making the choice?
Episode 6: My Roommate is a Young, Blonde Nobleman
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 6, “My Roommate is a Young, Blonde Nobleman,” Ichika suspects he knows why Laura Bodewig hates him, but he keeps it to himself. That is, until Charles had to save him from Laura’s unprovoked attack during a training session. Charles, Houki, Rin, and Cecilia had been trying with varying levels of success to train Ichika. How much longer can he keep his secret from them? What does Chifuyu think about what’s happening? And it turns out Ichika isn’t the only one with a secret!
Episode 7: Blue Days, Red Switch
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 7, “Blue Days, Red Switch,” Houki’s attempt to force Ichika to date her if she won the tournament turned into a rumor that Ichika would date anyone who won. Houki, of course, was displeased. And Ichika? Actually, true to form, he had no idea what was going on. Can Houki win? Will Laura Bodewig even let them get to the tournament? Because she seems to have a tendency to get violent with zero provocation. Guess how Cecilia and Rin found that out!
Episode 8: Discover My Mind
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 8, “Discover My Mind,” Ichika and Charles found themselves facing the team of Laura Bodewig and Houki to kick off the tournament. It soon became apparent that not only did Laura not know how to leverage her teammate – she didn’t want Houki around at all. What does Laura plan to do? Can Ichika and Charles come up with an effective plan to counter her? And will Ichika ever show any awareness of the women around him?
Episode 9: Ocean’s Eleven
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 9, “Ocean’s Eleven,” Ichika faced his greatest challenge yet: how to remain oblivious while surrounded by Charlotte, Ren, Cecilia, and Laura – in swimwear, on the beach. Can even he remain completely unaware of their intentions under those conditions? And why isn’t Houki there? Has she given up?
Episode 10: Thin Red Line
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 10, “Thin Red Line,” Ichika invited Cecilia to his room after dinner. Of course, she got her hopes up. But that didn’t last long, because when she arrived, she found Charlotte, Laura, Houki, and Ren already there – but outside with their ears pressed to the door. None of them could believe whose voice they heard inside! Later, they learned something that made who Ichika was entertaining the least of their worries.
Episode 11: Get Ready
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 11, “Get Ready,” Ichika and Houki prepared for their mission to confront the out-of-control IS unit called the Gospel. Ichika was concerned not only because of the mission, but because Houki seemed too enthusiastic. Her attitude concerned Chifuyu, too, who contacted Ichika on a private channel to encourage him to look out for her. Were Ichika and Chifuyu right? Was Houki over-excited because she had received her own IS unit? Will the mission go smoothly?
Episode 12: Your Name Is
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In Infinite Stratos Season 1 episode 12, “Your Name Is,” with Ichika still out of commission, Houki, Charlotte, Cecilia, Laura, and Ren came up with a plan to face the Gospel without him. But despite fighting together very well, within a few minutes of the start of the engagement, Houki found herself on her back in a crater — a created when her IS unit, Akatsubaki, took too multiple critical hits and crashed. Cecilia fell shortly after Houki. Even Charlotte’s powerful shields were no match for the Gospel. Reduced to 40% of their fighting strength, what chance do they have now? And will Ichika ever regain consciousness?