Bashin Episode 14
Bashin ep14
English Translation First Final is Smile After Tears
Kanji 初ファイナルはナミダのちスマイル
Romaji Hatsu Fainaru wa Namida nochi Sumairu
Air Date 12/07/08
Opening Theme GO AHEAD!!
Ending Theme Bouken Kiroku
Bashin Episode 13 Bashin Episode 15

The fourteenth episode of the anime series Battle Spirits Shounen Toppa Bashin.

In the main tournament, Bashin and J make it to the final round.


J's match with Smile continues. Commentator-san and Female Announcer identify Smile as a card battler who came from overseas, and one rumored to leave all his opponent's crying.

Using Cerru-Berus' special effect, Smile takes control of J's Odin, and uses it to defeat him.

After the match, J is depressed, and goes outside. There, he encounters Michael Elliott, the game designer of Battle Spirits and a friend of his father. Elliott reveals that the reason Smile was using new cards is because he gave them to Smile. He suggests to J, who wants to become stronger, that he should study abroad when he enters middle school.

As the matches continue, Suiren is matched against Number Nine. She loses the match, and is irritated by this, as well as Nine's smugness.

Meanwhile, Meganeko discovers Card Sensei going to meet with Smile. Smile refers to Card Sensei as Number Five. J has a battle with Striker, and wins. As for Bashin, his next opponent will be Smile, but he's not really worried.

Card Sensei meets with King Uchuuchouten, the leader of Thousand Spirits Group. Uchuuchouten questions Card Sensei for not entering the tournament, but he argues that his objective was only to watch over the chosen card battlers.

In Bashin's match with Smile, he's able to win, to Smile's shock. He's excited to battle J in the finals, but first, J must defeat Number Nine. Of course, being back on his usual winning streak, J does win.

Now that all three are eliminated, Number Nine goes back to Smile and Number Eight. They begin to talk, and mention Number Five. This gets Eight angry, who calls him a coward and walks out. Smile is surprised that she isn't happy to see him.

Before Bashin and J's match, Smile confronts J, because Thousand Spirits Group is interested in recruiting him. J, however, is too focused on Bashin to care.

Finally, Bashin and J battle. In the end, J wins thanks to his new X-rare, The Gigantic Thor. Bashin doesn't mind though, because the battle was fun.

Later that night, Smile and Card Sensei talk outside. Smile declares that Card Sensei can have Bashin, but claims J for himself.


J vs. Smile (Part 2)Edit

Turn 20 (Smile):

-On Smile's field is The HellDog Cerru-Berus at LV2. On J's field is Berserker-Gun and Baby-Loki at LV2 and The ImpregnableFortess Odin at LV3.

-Smile activates Cerru-Berus' effect. This allows Smile to control a cost-6 opposing spirit for a turn. He chooses Odin.

-Smile summons The Fairy Tanya. He brings Cerru-Berus to LV3.

-Smile attacks with Cerru-Berus. J takes a life. 2 lives remain.

-Smile attacks with The Fairy Tanya. J takes a life. 1 life remains.

-Smile attacks with Odin. J takes his last life.

Winner: Smile

Suiren vs. Number NineEdit

Turn 12 (Number Nine):

-On Suiren's field is Bone-Gladiator and Skulldevil, both at LV2. On Number Nine's field is 2 Rokceratops and a LV2 Lizardedge.

-Number Nine summons The DragonEmperor Siegfried at LV2.

-Number Nine attacks with Lizardedge. Suiren takes a life. 4 lives remain.

Turn 13 (Suiren):

-Suiren summons The SevenShogun Desperado. With its effect when summoned, 1 core is removed from all spirits. This depletes both of Number Nine's Rokceratops. With added core, Desperado is bought to LV2.

-Suiren attacks with Desperado. Number Nine blocks with Siegfried. Number Nine plays Awaken in flash timing, to add core to Siegfried. He depletes Lizardedge. Siegfried is bought to LV3, and Desperado is destroyed.

Winner: Number Nine

J vs. StrikerEdit

Turn 15 (J):

-On J's field is 2 Berserker-Gun, Baby-Loki and Fenrircannon.

-J attacks with Berserker-Gun. Striker takes a life. 4 lives remain.

-J attacks with his next Berserker-Gun. Striker takes a life. 3 lives remain.

-J attacks with Baby-Loki. Striker takes a life. 2 lives remain.

-J attacks with Fenrircannon. J takes a life. 1 life remains.

Turn 16 (Striker):

-Striker summons 2 Beatbeetle, 2 Flyingmirage and Shockeater.

-Striker attacks with Beatbeetle.

-J plays Silent Wall in flash timing. After he takes a life for Beatbeetle's attack (4 remain) Striker's turn is over.

Turn 17 (J):

-J summons The ImpregnableFortress Odin.

Winner: J

Bashin vs. SmileEdit

Turn 20 (Smile):

-On Smile's field is 2 Fairy Tanya, Arcanabeast-Ken and 2 The BaloonMan Barball. On Bashin's field is Goradon, Rokceratops, 2 Taurusknight at LV2 and Lizardman at LV2.

-Smile plays Spirit Illusion. All his yellow spirits are bought to LV3 for this turn.

-Smile attacks with Barball. Bashin blocks with Taurusknight. Using Taurusknight's awaken effect, he moves core from other spirits onto it, bringing it to LV3. Barball is destroyed.

-Smile attacks with his next Barball. Bashin blocks with his next Taurusknight, and uses awaken again. Barball is destroyed.

-Smile attacks with Arcanabeast-Ken. Bashin blocks with Lizardman. In flash timing, he plays Spirit Link, giving Lizardman awaken. At LV3, it destroys Arcanabeast-Ken.

Winner: Bashin

J vs. Number NineEdit

Turn 19 (J):

-On Number Nine's field is Rokceratops, Skelton-Jaw and Lizardman. On J's field is Fenrircannon and Dualcannon-Bell.

-J summons Berserker-Gun and 2 Icemaiden. He also deploys a nexus, The Corridor of Mirrors.

-Number Nine plays Flame Tempest. However, J prevents its effect with The Corridor of Mirros.

Winner: J

Bashin vs. JEdit

Turn 18 (J):

-On Bashin's field is Goradon, Taurusknight at LV2, and The DragonEmperor Siegfried. Both have 2 lives remaining.

-J summons The Sacred Mjolnir and The Gigantic Thor at LV3.

Turn 19 (Bashin):

-Bashin brings Siegfried to LV3.

-Bashin attacks with Taurusknight. J blocks with Thor, and plays Defensive Aura, giving his blocking spirits +3000BP. Taurusknight is destroyed. With Thor's effect, it doesn't become exhausted after blocking a red spirit.

-Bashin attacks with Goradon. J blocks with Thor. Goradon is destroyed.

Turn 20 (J):

-J attacks with The Sacred Mjolnir. Bashin takes a life. 1 life remains.

-J attacks with The Gigantic Thor. Bashin blocks with Siegfried. J plays Invisible Cloak, to prevent the block, and takes Bashin's last life.

Winner: J

Battle Spirits Lecture SegmentEdit

The featured card is The HellDog Cerru-Berus. It can control an opposing cost 6 spirit. This includes the X-rares The ImpregnableFortress Odin and The DragonEmperor Siegfried.

Cards UsedEdit


BS01-001: Goradon

BS01-002: Rokceratops

BS01-013: Taurusknight

BS01-016: Skelton-Jaw

BS01-018: Lizardman

BS01-115: Awaken

BS01-122: Flame Tempest

BS01-X01: The DragonEmperor Siegfried

BS02-001: Lizardedge

BS02-089: Spirit Link


BS01-028: Skulldevil

BS01-035: Bone-Gladiator

BS01-X02: The SevenShogun Desperado


BS01-050: Beatbeetle

BS01-051: Flyingmirage

BS01-054: Shockeater


BS01-074: Berserker-Gun

BS01-075: Icemaiden

BS01-077: Baby-Loki

BS01-080: Fenrircannon

BS01-089: Dualcannon-Bell

BS01-141: Invisible Cloak

BS01-144: Silent Wall

BS01-145: Defensive Aura

BS01-X04: The ImpregnableFortress Odin

BS02-039: The Sacred Mjolnir

BS02-083: The Corridor of Mirrors

BS02-X08: The Gigantic Thor


BS02-053: The Fairy Tanya

BS02-056: Arcanabeast-Ken

BS02-063:The HellDog Cerru-Berus

BS02-074: The BalloonMan Barball

BS02-111: Spirit Illusion


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Battle Spirits Shounen Toppa Bashin ep 14 (1 2)

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Toppa Bashin- Mutsumi Tamura

J Sawaragi- Kaya Miyake

Suiren- Ayahi Takagaki

Striker- Ryosuke Sakamaki

Meganeko- Akemi Kanda

Aibou- Rie Nakagawa

Okyou- Akiko Kimura

Nanarin- Misato Fukuen

Card Sensei- Riki Kitazawa

Kyouka- Maya Nishimura

Manager- Takayuki Sasada

Female Announcer- Reiko Takagi

Commentator-san- Cho

Number Nine- Taiten Kusunoki

Number Eight- Michiko Neya

Smile- Kouzou Mito

King Uchuuchouten- Tomoyuki Shimura

Elliott- Chafurin

Main StaffEdit

Script: Dai Sato

Storyboard: Harumi Kataoka

Episode Director: Shouji Ikeno

Animation Director: Akira Takahashi


  • Michael Elliott, the actual game designer, appears in the anime for the first time. This is the first example of a real-life person appearing in one of the anime series.
  • On King Uchuuchouten's monitor, there is a Number Six listed. The identity of Number Six is never revealed in the anime.
  • Though there are 5 matches in this episode, they can fit both due to the normal practice of skipping turns, and that they end on a time-limit, even if neither player's life was bought to zero.

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