When a giant robot suddenly attacks the city, a high-school student named Aoba is saved by a classmate piloting her own mecha. After accepting an offer to join the alliance she's is a part of, Aoba is thrust into the middle of high-flying robot warfare.
S01:E01 - Encounter
Aoba Watase is a normal first year high school student coming back to school after summer break when a mysterious robot comes after him. He has never seen it before, but its pilot seems to know him and wants him dead.
S01:E02 - Nice Coupling
One minute, Hina is disappearing, telling Aoba that Dio is waiting for him. In the next minute, Aoba finds himself in a strange cockpit alone, thrust into the middle of a furious firefight.
S01:E03 - Meeting Again
As Aoba tries to come to grips with this new world that he's found himself in, the ship he is on comes under attack again. And during this engagement, he unexpectedly comes across someone he knows.
S01:E04 - The Time for Resolve
Aoba faces the consequences of his rash actions during combat when he saw Hina. And later, the Cygnus lands at Narashino and Aoba gets a chance to explore his hometown to see what has become of it in the last 70 years.
S01:E06 - The Other Coupler
After being mobilized, the Cygnus and the Coupling Valiancers are no longer a secret. In order to defend their existence against outraged politicians, a film crew arrives to make a promotional video to rally popular support.
S01:E10 - Father and Child
Aoba, Dio, and Mayuka get to go on shore leave in Hawaii. And in the meantime, the Zogilian contingent plan their next operation to get their hands on the Confederation's Coupling Valiancers.
S01:E12 - The Bond Between Them
The crew of the Cygnus work through the fallout of losing the Luxon and the Bradyon, and of the flawed Coupling that Aoba and Dio conducted using the old Coupling Valiancers.