Iron Man Anime Series
2010
(127)
Season 1

Season 1

1. Japan: Enter Iron Man

Oct 1, 2010
Tony Stark arrives in Japan with the aim of setting up the Arc Station in the first step in his World Peace Initiative. In front of all of Japan, he announces his new Iron Man model, Iron Man Dio, with himself in the pilot's seat. But during the demo, Dio crashes after a mysterious bug in the operating system. Later at Lab 23, the Dio armor takes over it's human pilot and begins to attack the facility. Tony is forced to pull his original Iron Man armor out of retirement and chase after Dio, but before he can catch his breath, the Zodiac warrior Mech Scorpio appears.

2. Going Nuclear

Oct 8, 2010
Tony Stark is accused by Defense Minister Kuroda of trying to avoid controversy by sneaking plutonium into Japan aboard an undefended cargo ship. This ship has been attacked and the plutonium stolen, posing a grave threat. Suspecting that he's been set up, Tony dons the Iron Man armor and vows to retrieve the plutonium and clear his name. He tracks down the stolen nuclear material and discovers that Zodiac, a terrorist group associated with Advanced Idea Mechanics (A.I.M.), is behind the theft. Reporter Nanami Ota gets caught up in the chase and nearly killed, attempting to get Tony's attention. Iron Man ultimately defeats the Zodiac warrior, Cancer, and retrieves the plutonium while Nanami finally gets to write her first story on Tony Stark.

3. Reap the Whirlwind

Oct 15, 2010
Nanami is trying to get to the bottom of the rash of freak hurricanes that have killed two notable scientists. Her search takes her to Professor Sakamoto, and his former student, Dr. Tanaka. Sakamoto and Tanaka were once part of something called the Tesla Project, which was working to control the weather. Is the Tesla project a part of the weird weather attacking Japan, and even if they figure that out, how do they stop it? Can Iron Man defeat the weather?

4. A Twist of Memory, A Turn of Mind

Oct 22, 2010
Tony Stark is backing a charity racing event in order to burnish the image of Stark Industries. He explains to Dr. Chika Tanaka how his encounter with Dr. Yinsen after being captured by guerillas changed his outlook on life and inspired him to work for world peace. Meanwhile, Kawashima, a race car driver who's suffered career-threatening injuries, is won over by A.I.M./Zodiac who promise him they will heal his injuries if he takes out Tony Stark. When Tony makes an appearance at the race track, Kawashima tries to kill him with a test car but Logan, the mutant X-Man known as Wolverine, shows up in just in the nick of time to save him. Later, Logan gives Tony some info on A.I.M and together, they track Kawashima down and find him operating the Zodiac killer Mech, Taurus. After Iron Man frees him, the rogue Dio arrives and Iron Man must due battle with his own creation, wondering all the while who it could be in the armor.

5. Outbreak

Oct 29, 2010
Dr. Tanaka informs Tony that a mysterious epidemic has broken out near the Arc Station. The rampant and deadly disease appears unstoppable, and Tony initiates his own investigation into the cause. Meanwhile, the Self Defense Forces reconnaissance satellites are acting up, and Nagato Sakurai visits Iron Man to ask for his help. Stark and Sakurai join forces, when they discover the Zodiac Mech Aquarius may be behind both.

6. Technical Difficulties

Nov 5, 2010
When the Arc Station has a series of malfunctions, Tony and Dr. Tanaka discover a Zodiac computer virus has infected the Station's operating systems. The virus spreads to the city's ATM banking computers, train navigation computers and traffic controls, causing chaos. Tony decides the only way to combat the virus is to draw it to another computer... his Iron Man onboard computer!

7. At the Mercy of My Friends

Nov 12, 2010
Tony and Dr. Tanaka wake up on an isolated island with no idea how they got there and no hope of getting off the island. Missing his life-saving arc reactor and without his Iron Man armor, how will Tony and Chika be able to escape? And, who put them there in the first place?

8. Daughter of the Zodiac

Nov 19, 2010
Tony Stark meets Aki, a mysterious young girl with strange powers. Tony is shocked when the girl tells him that she belongs to Zodiac and mentions that she needs Tony, as Iron Man to protect her from Zodiac. Is Aki who she says she is? And even if she is, how can Tony trust her?

9. A Duel of Iron

Nov 26, 2010
The plutonium needed to prime the Arc Station is stolen and Tony must don the Iron Man armor and fight against Dio. The two Iron Men must fight to the death, with the fate of the fate of Japan hanging in the balance.

10. Casualties of War

Dec 3, 2010
"Iron Man is dead!" Dr. Chika Tanaka hears these astounding words from Yinsen's own lips. Meanwhile, the seriously wounded Tony Stark survives with the help of Nagato Sakurai and must devise a way to defeat Dio once and for all. But what awaits the arrival of Iron Man is not only Dio, but also four Iron Man Sigma models as well. How will Tony Stark overcome the hopeless situation he finds himself in?

11. The Beginning of the End

Dec 10, 2010
Held responsible for the event at the Arc Station, Tony Stark is arrested by the Japanese government. But while being transported, explosions rock the Diet parliament building, and suspicions are raised that Stark is behind it. Will Tony Stark be able to clear his name, and take out the real threat behind the Diet bombing?

12. Endgame

Dec 17, 2010
Tony Stark learns the shocking truth behind Zodiac. Iron Man must muster all his remaining strength in order to stop the nefarious ambitions of his greatest adversary, the man behind Zodiac. But, when an familiar face enters the battlefield, will he be able to do what needs to be done?

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