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Chrome Shelled Regios is a post-apocalyptic anime series that features several teenagers with extraordinary powers. In this futuristic world, huge and terrible creatures, called Filth Monsters or Contaminoids, roam the Earth. In order to survive, humans have moved into armored mobile cities called Regios. In addition, people wield special weapons to battle the Filth Monsters. Only some people can wield these weapons, however. The weapons are powered by kei, which is a power source that is created by the user's body. Only people with high kei levels can become great warriors.

The main character of the series is Layfon Alseif. Layfon was an orphan who began competing in underground battle matches in order to earn money. It was soon discovered that he had an enormous kei power, and he was chosen to wield the Heaven's Blade. Only twelve people are selected to carry these super weapons. This instantly named Layfon as one of the best fighters in the world.

Layfon has other ideas about how he wants his life to be, however. He has little desire to fight and truly does not want to have anything to do with the Heaven's Blade. Layfon chooses to leave his fighting days behind and transfers to a school in a different city. He now hopes that he can live a normal life, and that no one will discover his past.

Unfortunately, Layfon's abilities are difficult to hide. It soon becomes apparent to the student council leader at Layfon's new school that he is special. In addition, it is not long before Nina Antalk, the captain of a Military Arts platoon, discovers his abilities. Nina immediately decides that she wants to harness Layfon's powers and use him in the battle for humanity. However, convincing Layfon that once again picking up his weapon is the right thing to do will be quite a challenge for Nina.

Chrome Shelled Regios is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on January 10, 2009.

Chrome Shelled Regios is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Chrome Shelled Regios on demand atAmazon, Hulu online.

Saturdays at 1:00 pm et/pt on FUNimation
1 Season, 24 Episodes
January 10, 2009
Animation & Cartoon
Cast: Hajime Iijima, Ami Koshimizu, Takuma Terashima, Eri Sendai, Mikako Takahashi
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Chrome Shelled Regios Full Episode Guide

  • As Layfon and the others search desperately for the missing Nina, the 17th Platoon is caught in an ambush perpetrated by a villain who has been lurking very nearby.

  • An encounter between Zuellni and Glendan seems inevitable, and Myath is still lingering in attack range. Just as tensions reach a boiling point, a new threat appears in the sky.

  • Felli's safety is on the line as Layfon and Haia clash. Later, the battle between Zuellni and Myath looks like it might be postponed when an ominous presence appears in the distance.

  • With a battle against Myath looming, the 17th Platoon is happy to have Nina back after her mysterious disappearance. Unfortunately, new troubles arise when Felli lands in Haia's clutches.

  • Nina and Leerin face great danger and treachery when they take on those coveting Myath's electronic spirit. Back at Zuellni, Layfon helps turn the tide of battle against the Contaminoids.

  • After her encounter with the Fallen One, Nina is somehow transported to Myath. Meanwhile, Kalian confronts Layfon, ordering him to rest for the impending battle against the Contaminoids.

  • Layfon engages the Contaminoids alongside Haia's group, and as the battle rages, the rest of the 17th Platoon watches and learns. Unfortunately, Nina is nowhere to be found after her visit to see Zuellni.

  • Nina decides to lead the charge in the competition against the 1st Platoon. Later, when something causes Zuellni to change course and head toward a group of Contaminoids, Layfon must join forces with Haia.

  • The 17th Platoon heads to training camp to prepare for their upcoming competition. Complications soon arise between Layfon and Mayshen - and just as they seem to be working it out, disaster strikes.

  • During a competition, the Fallen One inside Dinn is captured by Haia, forcing Layfon to take action. It will be up to Dalsiena to find a way to separate Dinn from the spirit possessing him.

  • Nina confronts Dinn about his Overload use, warning that the authorities might be catching on. Later, Kalian has a mission for Layfon, Nina, and Sharnid - and they're going to be working with Haia.

  • Hostilities grow between Sharnid and the members of his former Platoon. Later, Layfon's investigation of a drug-dealing operation leads to a confrontation with a mysterious mercenary from Glendan.

  • During a trip to a resort, Kalian can barely handle it when Layfon tries to teach Felli how to swim. The tension only grows when the sudden appearance of terrorists leads to a hostage crisis!

  • Faint signs of life are detected within Gandweria, but as the 17th and 5th Platoons search the ruins for survivors, Shante's lingering hostilities toward Layfon put everyone in grave danger.

  • New information shared by Gorneo forces Nina to consider Layfon's future with the 17th Platoon. Meanwhile, Leerin finds herself in serious danger as a direct result of Layfon's past.

  • The 17th and 5th Platoons must work together to investigate a city left in ruins by Contaminoids. During the mission, Gorneo shocks Nina when he reveals information about Layfon's secret past.

  • Nina's grueling training schedule causes her to fall ill. With their leader out of commission, Layfon and the rest of the 17th Platoon must depend on teamwork to defeat a powerful Contaminoid.

  • Layfon accepts a temporary spot within the ranks of the Municipal Police. His first task: stop a group of undercover espionage agents.

  • Zuellni falls into a massive nest of Contaminoids! As Nina leads the Military Arts students into battle, Layfon stays behind, convinced it's a suicide mission. If he doesn't join the fight, all could be lost.

  • Though she's reluctant to rely on her powers, Felli may be forced to use her special abilities when she and her friends fall under attack at an abandoned research lab.

  • After intruders attempt to steal Zuellni's electronic spirit, a painful incident from Nina's past is revealed, shedding light on her motivation to grow stronger.

  • After Layfon meets the 17th Platoon, he joins them for a game of Capture the Flag against the 16th Platoon. When Nina finds herself in trouble, Layfon reveals the true extent of his power.

  • After arriving at Zuellni Academic City, mysterious Layfon makes quite an impression - and is quickly forced into joining the 17th Platoon of the Military Arts Department.

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