‘Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory’ Rewards Fans After a 13 Year Cliffhanger

Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid aired 13 years ago, leaving fans dangling on a cliffhanger. Their patience has been rewarded with the debut of Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, which picks up directly after the events of The Second Raid.

Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory

Studio Xebec is gambling by dropping fans into the middle of the action without a quick recap, but I guess that’s what the new compilation films are for. The basics of the series revolve around Mithril agent Sousuke and high school student Chidori. Despite lacking proper social skills, Sousuke is assigned to protect Chidori since she possesses latent knowledge related to powerful tech. Chidori becomes a desirable asset and is targeted by different groups.

Despite the “in medias res” style, fans are sharing their love for Invisible Victory and the rush of nostalgia it has been giving them. Here’s what the community is saying on social media:





















What did you think of the first episode of Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory? You can simulcast the series at Crunchyroll and Funimation.

Ader Titsoff
I grew up traveling around the world with my parents who practice and teach medicine. We spent 6 years in South Asia, including Japan, and my anime obsession began there. Sports, horror, and Seinen are my favorite genres. Favorite quote: "Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." by William James
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  1. Boruto”s so desperate for daddy”s approval, and wanting to be apart from him, that he gravitated towards Sasuke? Is there no other reason why he”d want to train under him? That wouldn”t make sense too why he”s want to train in Rasengan when Chidori is Sasuke”s signature move as well.


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