Enlightenment: Blow of the Dragon


Kanji' 開眼~竜の一撃
Rōmaji Kaigan ~ Ryū no Ichigeki
Air date June 4, 2009
Opening Theme Get the Door
Ending Theme Memories and Promises
Episode Guide
Episode 9
Episode 11
"Enlightenment: Blow of the Dragon" is the tenth episode of the first season of the Queen's Blade anime.


Risty, Tomoe, and Shizuka all reach the edge of Gainos, and Leina and Nanael catch up with them. Risty tells them to leave, so Leina challenges her to a Queen's Blade fight which Risty accepts. Risty is about to defeat Leina when Tomoe intervenes to stop the battle. Risty tells Leina not to bother competing in the Queen's Blade as she is not strong enough. Echidna arrives and challenges Risty to a fight, however after a few minutes of fighting they stop, and Risty announces they will fight again in three days. Leina admits she has no purpose for fighting like everyone else and Tomoe reassures her that she is still right to fight in the Queen's Blade. Leina slips out during the night and meets Echidna, and asks her to teach her how to fight. Echidna makes her a suit out of tree sap to protect against being injured in the practice battles. Echidna fights her with all her strength and Leina is so afraid she can barely move. Emboldened by this, Echidna and Leina fight nonstop for two days. In the end, Leina is finally able to land a blow on Echidna, a move Echidna refers to as the Dragon Tail. Leina comes to fight Risty, only to discover she has already been defeated by Claudette.

Queen's Blade
Airi (G) • Aldra (G) • Alleyne (G) • Cattleya (G) • Claudette Vance (G) • Echidna (G) • Elina Vance (G) • Irma (G) • Leina Vance (G) • Melona (G) • Melpha (G) • Menace (G) • Nanael (G) • Nowa (G) • Nyx (G) • Risty (G) • Shizuka (G) • The Swamp Witch (G) • Tomoe (G) • Ymir (G)
QB: Rebellion
Annelotte (G) • Branwen (G) • Eilin (G) • Izumi (G) • Laila (G) • Liliana (G) • Luna Luna (G) • Mirim (G) • Sainyang & Tarnyang (G) • Sigui (G) • Yuit and Vante (G)
QB: Grimoire
Alicia (G) • Cinderella (G) • Despina (G) • Goldie (G) • Gretel (G) • Kaguya (G) • Seiten (G) • Snow White (G) • Tiina (G) • Zara (G)
Queen's Gate
Akane 'Jubei' Yagyu (G) • Alice (G) • Cham Cham (G) • Dizzy (G) • Ink Nijihara (G) • Iroha (G) • Ivy (G) • Junko Hattori (G) • Kan'u (G) • Kasumi (G) • Katja (G) • Lili (G) • Mai Shiranui (G) • Mina Majikina (G) • Noel Vermillion (G) • Painkiller Kotone (G) • Pyrrha Alexandra (G) • Suchie-Pai (G) • Taki (G) • Wonder Momo (G) • Yukimura Sanada (G)
Spiral Chaos
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Minor Characters
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Queen's X
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Wandering Warrior
Inheritor of the Throne
Beautiful Fighters
(OVA: 12 ) 123456789101112Omake
Vanquished Queens
Books & Manga
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Sword Of The Unicorn
Vanquished Queens
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Another StoryCombat BooksExcellentExcellent 2FAQsFierce BattleNoble OathOfficial Visual Fun BooksPerfect Visual Book
Spiral Chaos
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Miscellaneous Media
AmaraCalibara ForestDemon's GateElven ForestGainosGemstone MountainGreat Wall BorderHeavenHinomotoIron MountainKreutz MargraviateLarge Fang MountainLittle Elf ForestMel Fair LandShai-FangSheldan Free CityThe Queen's GateZanef
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