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The Edolas arc (エドラス編 Edorasu-hen) is the tenth story arc of the Fairy Tail series.

With Wendy admitted into Fairy Tail and Gildarts' homecoming, the entire town of Magnolia is thrown into disarray, as they are all sucked into the parallel universe, Edolas, through a portal. Seeing no other way to get their friends back, Natsu, Wendy, Happy, and Carla utilize the pieces of that portal in order to travel to where their friends are. When they arrive, however, everything is not what it seems to be, as they find out that their friends are not the ones they lost. To make matters worse, in the midst of it all, they are thrown into a terrifying plot involving the Exceeds, the Dragon Slayers, and Mystogan's father: Faust!


New Member, New Friends

Team Natsu returns home to their Guild with Wendy and Carla. Natsu enjoys a short time of sick free transport and Lucy thinks back to all that happened after learning the truth about Cait Shelter. The Allied Forces members have all headed back to their respective guilds on good terms. Lucy is approached by Gemini, Scorpio, and Aries who tell her of Angel's arrest and their voided contracts. They ask to form a contract with Lucy, and she is surprised to receive 3 of the 12 Zodiac keys at once. She also shows her kindness to them, which does not surprise for Gemini, confuses Scorpio, and delights Aries for being set free of mistreatment, and for being with Loke again.[1]

Wendy and Carla join the guild!

As they arrive at Fairy Tail, Wendy and Carla are instantly welcomed by everyone. They learn that Wendy is the Sky Dragon Slayer, and the Master then throws a welcome party for Wendy and Carla. Wendy instantly takes a liking to the guild but Carla is somewhat disturbed by the guild's immaturity. Gajeel, leaning on the pole as he watches the festivity, becomes frustrated to see both Natsu and Wendy have their own cats while he is the only Dragon Slayer without one. Mystogan then looks down from the second floor and is shocked to see Wendy arriving at Fairy Tail, before he disappears.[2]

Fairy Tail members rejoicing to Gildarts' return

A few days later the town and the guild learn of Gildarts' return, with most of the new members unaware of what’s going on until they learn that Gildarts is currently the strongest Mage of Fairy Tail, and that he had just returned from a century quest after 3 years.[3] Following the announcement of Gildarts' return, the town immediately sets up the town to be separated for a path straight to Fairy Tail called Gildarts' Shift. This is due to his Magic Crush, which destroys everything that he touches.[4]

Gildarts' reaction on the new guild

When Gildarts arrives at the guild, he is surprised to see how much the building and some of his friends had changed. Natsu then, without hesitation, charges toward him for a fight but gets beaten with just one throw. He later talks with Makarov about the mission, and says that he couldn't finish it, greatly shocking everyone since he is their strongest Mage. He later leaves for his home, but tells Natsu to come over since he has something to tell him before accidentally destroying a wall while leaving.[5]

Gildarts shows his injured body

Happy and Natsu head toward Gildarts’ home and the first thing he asks is about Natsu's relationship with Lisanna, with the latter quickly becoming upset and telling him that she died 2 years ago before proceeding to leave, until Gildarts stops him and tells him about meeting a a black Dragon and how that Dragon forced him to quit the 100 year mission. Natsu tries to run away, since he believes that the Black Dragon might know where Igneel is and how he could find him, but Gildarts attempts to stop him, showing him the severe injuries he received when the Dragon attacked him. When he tells Natsu that no human could defeat the Dragon, Natsu angrily exclaims that he's called a Dragon Slayer for a reason and then runs off.[6]

The Crisis

Gajeel searching for his own cat companion

Gajeel leaves to search for a cat companion much like the ones Natsu and Wendy have but ends up exhausted and empty handed. Back at the guild, Happy tries to give Carla a present but she turns him down and gives him the cold shoulder. When Happy asks her to be friends, she refuses and tells him that he can't protect Natsu the way he is now nor does he know who he really is. Shortly after it starts raining and after Wendy finds Carla, the two are greeted by Mystogan, who takes off his mask and reveals who he really is.[7]

Wendy's reunion with Mystogan

At first the two mistake him for Jellal who should have been arrested, but then he mentions that he only took the name of Jellal since he didn't know a thing about this world and this makes Wendy realize that this was the Jellal she met 7 years ago. Before they can receive an answer, Mystogan tells them to leave Magnolia since he can't stop Anima anymore and tells them that Fairy Tail and all of the town will disappear, but Wendy refuses to abandon her friends and tries to run back to warn everyone.[8]

Mirajane and Elfman go to the church

Back at the guild, everyone continues their routine inside due to the rain, but Mirajane and Elfman are getting ready to head out to the church since its close to the anniversary of Lisanna's death. Wendy, still trying to run back to the guild, notices a hole opening in the sky. She manages to make it to the guild but is too late, and the whole town gets sucked up along with the guild. Just as she is about to lose hope, Natsu suddenly bursts out from the wreckage.[9]

The guild disappears in front of Wendy

Carla then flies to where they are and starts talking about a burden she has been carrying ever since she was born in the Earth Land realm. She reveals that she and Happy are from a different world and that the phenomenon that just occurred was because of a problem that their homeland, Edolas, is experiencing. The Magic of Edolas is starting to disappear, so they created Anima to transfer Magic from the Earth Land realm to Edolas.[10]

Carla tells the truth about Edolas

She reveals that Happy and her were sent by the Queen to carry some sort of mission but Happy forgot about it and she chose to abandon it, still feeling burdened. Despite the dangers they may face, Natsu and Wendy are still determined to go save everyone, and Carla, reluctant at first, decides to follow them after making a few conditions, which includes killing her and Happy if they do anything that could betray them. After making their decision, Happy and Carla use their Aera to fly through the remains of Anima and head straight through to Edolas to save everyone.[11]

The World On the Other Side: Enter Edolas

Natsu, Wendy, Carla and Happy flight through Edolas

Flying through Anima, everyone arrives at Edolas, amazed that such a world exists. Shortly after, Happy and Carla’s wings disappear and they fall in a storage building. After finding some disguises, Natsu spots a Fairy Tail guild mark outside the window and runs towards it. However, everyone's behavior there disturbs them.[12]

Busted by Edolas Fairy Tail members

Shortly after, Lucy spots them and confuses Natsu for their friend. Soon, Carla realizes that the people here are not their friends, but they are the inhabitants of Edolas. Realizing that their friends must be at the Royal City, they prepare to leave but then someone bursts in and tells them that the Fairy Hunter has located them. Shortly after the Royal army arrives, Fairy Tail manages to teleport away to another location. There, Natsu, Wendy, Happy and Carla learn that Magic is outlawed, Fairy Tail is being treated as a Dark Guild, and it is revealed that the Fairy Hunter is none other than Erza Knightwalker.[13]

Lucy(!) saves the day!

Clearing up the misunderstanding, Natsu reveals that they are from Earth Land, and that they are setting out to save their friends, with the others refusing to assist in such a dangerous mission. Along the way, the group bumps into a giant frog and tries to fight it but realize that none of them can use their Magic in Edolas. Luckily, they are saved by Lucy, who decides to give them directions and help them a little.[14]

Natsu forces Lucy Ashley to buy him a weapon

Arriving in Louen, Lucy takes them to a black market to buy Magic items that they can use to fight. Shortly after they purchase the items, the royal army locates them and Natsu instantly tries his new weapon, which produces a giant blade made from flames. His effort is made useless thanks to the shields that the army uses, and for overusing his already limited weapon in one use. Just then, Wendy accidentally uses her Magic item, which summons a giant twister and sends the army flying some distance, which allows them to escape from the army.[15]

The Lucys meet

While hiding out in a building, they hear the army making a rattle and are surprised to see Earth Land Lucy with them. They immediately rush to help her, but are surprised that Lucy can use her own Celestial Spirit Magic, managing to summon Scorpio and Aries to fight the army. While hiding out in a forest, they learn that Lucy used Horologium to hide out against the Anima and that Mystogan is the one who sent her to Edolas. Earth Land Lucy then boasts about currently being the current strongest Fairy Tail Mage as she is the only one who has her Magic with her, and the group then formulates a plan, with Ashley realizing that they may be able to change things in Edolas.[16]

Lucy Ashley returns to her Guild

While hiding out at Sikka, Edolas Lucy decides to abandon them and head back to the guild so she can persuade the other guild members to help them. The next morning while wandering around, they spot an airship belonging to the Royal Army, and decide to hijack it so they can make it to the Royal City faster. However, when Lucy tries to summon Loke, Virgo appears instead and their plan hits a major problem. However, they are saved by none other than Natsu's counterpart.[17] When they stop they are surprised to learn that Edolas Natsu has driven them all the way to the Royal City, as well as his split personality of a confident driver to a shy boy who is afraid of Lucy when he's out of a vehicle. When Dragion leaves and the group enters the city, they are surprised to see that Magic isn't outlawed in this town and are shocked when they see a giant Lacrima. They learn that the people at the Royal City claim it to be given to them by a god and the Mages, especially Natsu, are outraged by the King’s arrogant nature and greed, with Lucy trying to calm him down.[18]

Friends of foes?

Knowing that their friends are trapped inside the Lacrima crystal, the Mages try to find a way to release them and realize that the King might know a way to undo the spell. Also, Carla starts having visions about the kingdom and some secret routes that they can use, so they decide to infiltrate the palace and have Gemini take on the king's form and his memories so they can find the answer they're looking for. However, they are ambushed and captured by the army led by Edolas Erza. Just when Happy and Carla try to get them to stop, they immediately bow down, call them Exceed, and thank them for their successful mission, greatly shocking them since Carla thought their mission had something to do with the Earth Land realm.[19]

Truth of the 6 Year Mission

Lucy will be executed?!

After Natsu and Wendy are captured, they try to get some answers but have only learned that Lucy will be executed, and that the Exceeds carried out their mission perfectly. Happy and Carla then wake up in a room to meet up with Nadi and Nichiya, who congratulate them too. Shortly after, they learn that originally Queen Shagotte was supposed to send them to Earth Land when they were still in their eggs, ordered them to kill the Dragon Slayers, but then the queen decided to change their mission at the last minute to capturing the Dragon Slayers. However, they had no way to reach them and tell them about the change, so when Carla and Happy brought Natsu and Wendy to Edolas, they unintentionally carried out their mission.[20]

Carla blames herself for Wendy's doom

Carla then breaks down because she thought for sure that she was abandoning the mission by helping them rescue their friends, but instead led them to a trap and failed to protect Wendy. However, Happy stands up for Carla by saying that they aren't Edolas' puppets, but Mages of Fairy Tail.[21] They decide to escape and try to save their friends on their own, being labelled as "Fallen" in the process. After a short chase through the town they hide in a wagon, but it rolls down the hill with them on board.[22]

Happy says that he is not a puppet, but a Fairy Tail Mage

When they wake up, they find themselves in a field and then locate a giant Lacrima, even bigger than the one they saw before, and realize their location as well as where their friends are being held. Shortly after, a farmer shows up and helps them by hiding them from the army and in his house. There, the farmer and his wife treat Happy and Carla with hospitality and they learn that the reason they saved them is because they were banished from the kingdom and therefore they don't listen to their laws. Happy still decides to rescue their friends and tries to think of the next course of action, with Carla still feeling guilty.[23]

Carla smiles once again after Marl's words

However, Marl's words manage to get to Carla, and she regains her senses, deciding to head out along with Happy towards the Royal Capital and save their friends. They jump off the edge of Extalia and then realize that the reason they couldn't fly before was because their minds were troubled, but now there is nothing to worry about and their wings sprout again. As they are leaving the farmer and his wife comment on Happy's growth, and reveal that they are actually his parents and that they are proud of what he has become, as well as having a cute girlfriend.[24]

Battle Royale

Not everyone is enthusiastic about the King's decisions

Back at the Royal Capital, the army captain and Faust learn that the humans of Earth Land can store Magic inside their bodies just like the Exceeds. Faust then says that Queen Shagotte has made an announcement for Lucy's execution.[25]

Will Lucy be killed?!

As a barefoot Lucy recalls the dialogue between the Exceed Queen and the humans, Erza Knightwalker walks in and is mistaken for Erza Scarlet, with Lucy trying to ask for help but the latter just drags her out of the cell, intending to push her from the palace and kill her. Lucy learns that this Erza is an enemy who enjoys hunting Fairy Tail Mages, and just as she gets pushed off, Happy and Carla arrive just in time to catch her. Later, Carla tries to get some info as to where Natsu and Wendy are by pretending to be Queen Shaggote's daughter. She manages to find out their location but fails to save them, as the army is informed that she and Happy are Fallen. As they try to retreat, Captain Nichiya and an army of exceed arrive and try to seize them, with them realizing that the Exceed have them cornered both from the air and the ground.[26]

Carla pretending to be the princess of Extalia

Just then the King notices the army of Exceed arrive and decides to initiate Code ETD, which results in the Exceed getting turned into a giant Lacrima crystal. This gives Happy and Carla an opportunity to escape and get inside the tower where Natsu and Wendy are. As they run down the stairs to where they are, they are attacked by Erza Knightwalker and her army and realize that the army is already draining the Magic out of their friends, which could kill them. Despite Carla demanding they return Wendy, Erza ignores her and prepares to kill her, but Happy defends her and tells her to kill him first. Just as she is about to do so an explosion occurs behind the army and Erza Scarlet with Gray Fullbuster appear to join the battle, being able to use their magic.[27]

Surprised Knightwalker and determined Scarlet

While Erza holds off her counterpart, Gray and the others head towards where the Dragon slayers are. They then learn that Gajeel is also in Edolas and is fighting the army, and that the Lacrima they saw in the courtyard was actually just Gray and Erza, which Gajeel released them from with Dragon Slayer Magic. Realizing that Gajeel can use his Magic to revive the others as well, Happy flies towards Gajeel and takes him to where the Lacrima is located. When the others finally arrive at the room where Natsu and Wendy are, they find out that they are too late, but then Gray pulls out a bottle of pills to feed Natsu and Wendy. They soon regain consciousness, and learn that Gray and Erza, as well as Lucy, were all able to use Magic due to the pills Mystogan had given them all. The moment Natsu wakes up, he charges out of the room and Wendy informs the others that the army plans to use Dragon Slayer Magic to smash the giant Lacrima into Extalia and create eternal Magic.[28]

Panther Lily appears!

Team Natsu then decides to find the King and stop him, while Wendy and Carla head to Extalia to try and warn everyone. Meanwhile, Happy manages to locate Gajeel and flies him to the Lacrima but just as he is about to smash the crystal, Panther Lily arrives using his Aera and carrying a giant sword to stop him. As Natsu and his gang continue searching they come across an amusement park, with Sugarboy and Hughes waiting to engage them in battle. Gray fights against Sugarboy while Natsu fights against Hughes, but despite being able to use their Magic, they still find themselves having a hard time against their enemies' Magic Items.[29] Natsu soon gets taken out because Hughes can control everything in the park and puts him on a magical roller coaster which results in the former's motion sickness.[30]

Natsu, Lucy and Gray vs. Hughes

Gray gets stuck in the ground but manages to escape and tries to attack Sugarboy, but his attacks all turn into water due to Sugarboy’s magical item which softens his attacks, and at the same time Lucy manages to release Natsu from the roller coaster and they land in a lake. Hughes then explains that sacrifices need to be made if Edolas is to have eternal Magic. Enraged, Lucy summons Aquarius but soon learns that Aquarius is unable to control the water thanks to Hughes and they get washed into a haunted house.[31]

Coco attacked by Faust

The King and Byro discuss their plans of using the Dragon Chain Cannon to hit the Lacrima into Extalia, with Byro handing over the key of the cannon to Faust. Just then Coco arrives and tries to tell the King to delay his plans since Lily is fighting near the Lacrima, but he refuses and says that one death makes no difference. Coco, who is in shock, steals the key and runs away but the King and Byro try to stop her by attacking her legs, but she still continues running away.[32]

Lucy's sex appeal fails... again

Back at the haunted house, Natsu and Lucy wake up and Lucy finds herself in a machine which switches her clothes. Natsu then decides to use the machine, in hopes that Hughes will get distracted by Lucy in a sexy outfit, but it fails miserably. While Natsu continues fighting Hughes and his army of monster mannequins, Lucy runs outside and bumps into Coco. Shortly after, Byro shows up and demands for the key, which Lucy mistakes for her Celestial Spirit keys, and decides to defend Coco from Byro.[33]

Lucy and Natsu beat Byro and Hughes

As they start fighting Lucy summons Taurus to fight against Byro but learns that Byro's Magic involves throwing liquid with varying effects, which takes out Taurus in an instant. She then summons Virgo who manages to trap Byro in a pithole for a while, until he takes a liquid which transforms him into a giant humanoid octopus. Realizing that Lucy is using a lot of Magic to summon the Zodiac Spirits, Virgo decides to give her a celestial whip to aid her in her battle against Byro. Lucy uses the whip to tie up Byro's tentacle and sends him crashing into a wall just as Natsu manages to punch Hughes through the wall on the opposite side, knocking them both out.[34] Realizing that Natsu and Lucy are trustworthy, Coco decides to hand them the key and ask them to stop the King’s plan, but before they grab the key, Sugarboy arrives and snatches it away. Soon, Gray arrives on a motorcycle and chases after Sugarboy.[35] After a short chase, Gray manages to catch up and learns that the key is what they need to activate the cannon. Gray then use his Ice-Make: Floor and make Sugarboy crash into a wall.[36]

Gray creates a key

Gray then grabs the key and encases it in ice; since the royal army needs the key, Sugarboy can't use his Magic on the ice, for fear of destroying the key. While Gray continues freezing the key, it starts to crack and Sugarboy tries to get Gray to stop since they need to key to use the cannon, which can help save their friends. Gray however refuses to listen and shatters the key, also finishing Sugarboy off. As he walks away, Sugarboy mocks him saying they have lost all chance of rescuing their friends, but Gray just laughs and says he can make a replica with his ice.[37]

Erza takes Natsu and Gray to Faust

When Natsu catches up, he is a little surprised to see the key destroyed, but then learns that Gray can create a replica and that they can use it to turn everyone back to normal. Shortly after, Erza Knightwalker (actually Erza Scarlet in disguise) shows up and captures them. Natsu and Gray are later seen seemingly unconscious and tied up, being taken by Erza past a gate to where the cannon is.[38] Erza tells Gray to create a duplicate of the key, secretly trying to hit the Lacrima with the cannon, but the plan fails and Erza tells Natsu to move, knocking out some of the soldiers as she takes the King as hostage. The Mages then order the soldiers to change the target of the cannon to the Lacrima itself, but the plan is thwarted by Erza Knightwalker who appears from above and attacks Earth Land Erza, releasing the King and returning the cannon to its original target in the process, which then fires.[39] Lucy then arrives with Coco on a Legion to save and take everyone to Extalia and stop the Lacrima, and Erza Knightwalker cuts her hair so as not to confuse herself with Erza Scarlet and also show her determination.[40]

Natsu reaches Extalia with Happy just in time to try to stop the giant Lacrima from ramming on Extalia. Meanwhile in Extalia startling revelations are made by the the queen, showing everyone that she only has one wing due to her lack of Magic Power. With everyone shocked, the story continues to unveil as the elders say that they do not decide who will die but it was thanks to Shagotte's precognition ability that they knew who was going to die thus they build a husk around this fact to mislead the humans and make them fear them as they were once ill-treated as a race. Still Carla's determination does not waver and she flies to help her friends to save her homeland Extalia alongside Nadi.[41]

Lily observes the Exceed, who try to save their home

When the strength of the Mages proves to be not enough to push the Lacrima away from Extalia, the entire population of Extalia, including the queen, to the surprise of many, arrive to help. Suddenly the Lacrima disappears and Mystogan appears, who explains that thanks to them, he was able to find an Anima large enough to send the Lacrima back to Earth Land and return everyone to normal. He then reveals himself as the Prince of Edolas, who Panther Lily once saved many years back, but suddenly Panther Lily is attacked by Erza Knightwalker along with the Royal Army, who have arrived to attack the Exceeds with a group of soldiers on Legions.[42]

Dragon Slayers ready for battle

When Mystogan tries to stop Erza Knightwalker, the King appears inside an enormous Dragon-like machine called Dorma Anim, which nullifies all external Magic attacks. The King orders the soldiers to capture the Exceeds and then shoots a Magic beam from his creation, but Mystogan uses the Three Layered Magic Circle: Mirror Water to deflect the attack back to it, to no avail. Dorma Anim shoots again and takes Mystogan down, but when the King is about to attack again, the Dorma Anim is suddenly beaten 3 times revealing Natsu, Wendy and Gajeel, who decide to take on the King, leaving the rest to deal with the soldiers.[43]

Mystogan's last request

After surrendering the battle to Natsu, Wendy, and Gajeel, Mystogan reveals that he lost on purpose to save Panther Lily, and he recruits Panther Lily's help for "one last job". After reaching the room where Anima is produced, he reveals his plan to open a reverse Anima in order to send all of the Magic in Edolas to Earth Land, leaving Panther Lily shocked.[44]

Wendy casts Vernier

As the battle continues, Wendy casts supportive spells on Natsu and Gajeel while they fight with the Dorma Anim, one making them faster and another making them stronger. The King then fires some tracking missiles after Wendy but Natsu intercepts and destroys them. When the King is about to shoot again, Gajeel hits the missiles before launch, but gets hit by the tail of the Dorma. A group of missiles is fired again, but these explode before Natsu can hit them. The King gets surprised when Natsu eats the fire of the explosions while Gajeel starts eating the tail of the machine. Suddenly it changes color and gains an increase in power as the King plans to end the fight.[45]

The Dragon Slayers before black Dorma Anim

The new form of the Dorma Anim grants it a huge increase in power, turning the fight in the King's favor. Trying to gain the upper hand, all three of them attack at once with their respective roars, but it has almost no effect. The King proclaims victory, saying that although they have infinite magic, once it runs out it takes a while to recharge. Meanwhile, Lucy and the others are having a tough time fighting the Royal Army, but are assisted by Edolas Fairy Tail members that arrive and battle against the army.[46]

Edolas and Earth Land Fairy Tail continue to battle with the Royal Army. Meanwhile, the fight between the two Erzas continues as they show off the monstrous power of their blades and armors. Finally, the two woman exchange their final blow with the two of them collapsing due to lack of Magic Power. Then Erza Scarlet lectures Knightwalker about the importance of love and friendship over Magic, telling her that she will still be alive without any Magic like now and that life itself is strength, overwhelming Knightwalker as tears roll down her cheeks. Edolas Erza has now finally understand the very meaning of living and loving and thus surrenders.[47]

As the fight against the King continues, Natsu, Wendy and Gajeel are slowly running out of Magic Power and are being overwhelmed by the Dorma Anim. However, they stubbornly get back up and persist to fight, with Gajeel pinning the Dorma Anim's leg down to the ground, Wendy using her roar at Natsu to boost his speed, and lastly Natsu tearing through the Dorma Anim, defeating the King in the process.[48]

The Hero and Villain of our New World

Panther Lily and Mystogan in the Anima Chamber

In the Anima control room, Mystogan carries out his plan, leaving the people of Edolas in distress. He tells Panther Lily that there has to be a villain and a hero and he will play the villain, ordering Panther Lily to kill him and become the hero and the King of the new world.[49]

Panther Lily refuses to become King of the New World

Panther Lily refuses to kill him arguing that Mystogan should become the King instead, telling him that if he destroys the world then he should take responsibility by leading it instead of dying. When Mystogan tells him that this solution won't quell the chaos, Panther Lily offers to be the villain instead, but Mystogan is adamant in his decision.[50] They are then interrupted by Nadi who tells them that three people, who turn out to be Natsu, Wendy and Gajeel, are wreaking havoc in the city.[51]

The Great Demon Lord Dragneel

Seeing that the islands are falling from the sky and after conversing with Nadi, Natsu decides to dress up and declare himself the Great Demon-Lord Dragneel, the villain needed by Mystogan. Tying up Faust in front of the Royal Capital, he declares that he is the one responsible for taking Magic away from Edolas, commanding his servants to destroy the streets of the Royal Capital. Mystogan then shows up, saying that there's no reason to fight anymore with the King defeated, but Natsu doesn't listen and revealed Mystogan's lineage towards the masses. The Great Demon Lord then taunts Mystogan to fight him if he doesn't want Natsu to destroy the whole city, and Nadi reveals to the prince that after finding out about Mystogan and Panther Lily's argument, they decided to become the villain and take the fall.[52]

Magic floating away

Since the Anima is taking away the Magic from Mystogan's Magic items, he and Natsu resort to hand to hand combat. In the midst of their battle, Natsu starts reciting the Fairy Tail Farewell Ceremony, though he forgets the second rule so Mystogan recites that one himself. After he finishes the recitation he collapses to make it look like Mystogan has won the match and says that he wishes they meet each other again, and shortly after the Anima starts absorbing the people with Magic Power to send them back to the Earth Land realm.[53]

The "Great Villians"' farewell

Before leaving, Gray lifts up the spirits of the Edolas Fairy Tail Guild by saying that what makes a guild is not Magic Power, but the allies who support one another. Then, as the Anima starts absorbing the Dragon slayers, they pretend to be suffering to further enhance their act and make Mystogan a hero. When they are far enough to not be seen by the people of Edolas, they smile and say good bye to Mystogan one last time. With all the Magic Power gone, Mystogan raises his staff and tells his people that he will lead this world and that they will continue living, even without Magic Power.[54]

New Friends arrive, Old Friends Reunite

Everyone is back

When the Anima starts taking everyone back to Earth Land, everyone says goodbye to the people of Edolas, but upon returning to Earth Land, much to everyone's surprise, the Exceed have also followed them. The Exceed explain the truth about sending Happy and Carla to Earth Land; the mission was all a lie. Due to the Queen's power, she could see Extalia destroyed so in order to keep their species alive, she sent 100 eggs to Earth Land to protect them, and lied about the mission to kill the Dragon Slayers to the other Exceeds.[55]

Panther Lily...

After apologizing, the Exceeds leave on good terms with the humans and swear to find the rest of the eggs, although Shagotte has not told Carla yet that she is her mother. After that, Gajeel wonders what happened to Panther Lily, who later appears in a small form similar to Happy and Carla's, requesting that he joins the guild that the prince once stayed at. Gajeel then happily hugs his own "cat".[56]

Reunion with Natsu

Panther Lily then states that he caught a suspicious person and everyone, especially Natsu, is shocked when that person is shown to be Lisanna. She asks Panther Lily if he is an Exceed, to which he replies by stating his name, and Gajeel angrily asks her if she is picking a fight with his cat. When Lisanna sees Natsu, she runs towards him and hugs him. Then she hugs Happy and greets both Gray and Erza. She notices Lucy and Wendy too, and deduces they must be the Earth Land versions of their counterparts back in Edolas. Gray then asks if she's Lisanna of Earth Land, to which she replies positively.[57]

Mira hugs her long lost sister

Everyone is further shocked, and Happy and Natsu happily try to hug her, but Erza stops them and states that Lisanna died two years ago. Lisanna then explains the truth to everyone about how Anima absorbed her when Mirajane tried to heal her, and that after waking up in Edolas she found Edolas Fairy Tail. There, everyone mistook her for her Edolas counterpart who was said to have died after falling from a high place, and Edolas Elfman and Mirajane were overjoyed to see their "sister" alive again. Lisanna explains she would have felt bad if she told them she wasn't actually the sister they knew so she just pretended all that time.[58]

Lisanna recognizes Happy and Natsu from Earth Land

Lisanna continued the act when Natsu and others came to Edolas, shocked to discover that they are the Natsu and Happy from Earth Land. Natsu asks why didn't she tell the truth when they first met, to which Lisanna says that she couldn't bear the weight of hurting her adopted siblings. However, when the Anima sucked the living beings with Magic inside away, she began to glow. She tried to explain to her siblings, but Mirajane and Elfman of Edolas revealed that they already knew. Mirajane pointed out that she was as kind as their own Lisanna but she couldn't let her siblings worry any longer. As Lisanna tearfully screamed out their names, Mirajane asked her to give them their regards.[59]

Mirajane and Elfman's happiness when they see Lisanna

At Kardia Cathedral, Mirajane and Elfman are about to leave. Suddenly, they are surprised to hear the voice of a girl they knew. Turning around, their eyes widen as Lisanna approaches, and all of them cry as they hug each other for the first time in two years while Natsu and the group happily watch as the Takeover siblings reunite.[60]

Manga & Anime Differences

  • Gajeel's Edolas counterpart is shown in the anime. He meets his Earth Land version and helps him in his quest to find his friends.
  • The scene with Happy and Carla trying to escape from Knightwalker and her forces is extended in the anime.
  • Gajeel freeing Gray and Erza and how they're briefed on the situation before they head off to save Natsu and Wendy is shown only in the anime.
  • The fight with Dorma Anim takes places in the ruins of a coliseum rather than a simple clearing in the manga.
  • In the anime there is a scene with Lucy Ashley rallying to Edolas Fairy Tail to urge them to fight against the kingdom, with the members discussing on whether to do so or not.
  • There's an epilogue at the end of the arc showing what happened in Edolas after the Earth Land residents left their dimension in the anime.



  1. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 165, Pages 2-6
  2. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 165, Pages 7-15
  3. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 165, Pages 16-20
  4. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 166, Pages 2-5
  5. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 166, Pages 6-11
  6. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 166, Pages 12-19
  7. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 167, Pages 2-13
  8. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 167, Pages 14-20
  9. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 168, Pages 2-13
  10. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 168, Pages 14-19
  11. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 169, Pages 2-12
  12. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 169, Pages 13-20
  13. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 170, Pages 2-19
  14. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 171, Pages 2-19
  15. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 172, Pages 2-10
  16. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 172, Pages 11-19
  17. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 173, Pages 2-19
  18. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 174, Pages 2-19
  19. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 175, Pages 2-19
  20. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 176, Pages 2-15
  21. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 176, Pages 15-19
  22. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 177, Pages 2-7
  23. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 177, Pages 7-12
  24. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 177, Pages 12-20
  25. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 178, Pages 2-4
  26. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 178, Pages 5-19
  27. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 179, Pages 2-19
  28. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 180, Pages 2-20
  29. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 181, Pages 2-20
  30. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 181, Pages 2-8
  31. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 181, Pages 9-20
  32. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 183, Pages 2-6
  33. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 183, Pages 7-20
  34. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 184, Pages 2-17
  35. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 180, Pages 18-19
  36. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 185, Pages 2-6
  37. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 185, Pages 7-19
  38. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 186, Pages 15-20
  39. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 186, Pages 15-20
  40. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 187, Pages 2-19
  41. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 188, Pages 2-20
  42. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 189, Pages 2-20
  43. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 190, Pages 2-19
  44. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 191, Pages 14-15
  45. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 191, Pages 2-13
  46. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 192, Pages 2-19
  47. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 193, Pages 2-19
  48. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 194, Pages 2-19
  49. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 195, Pages 17-19
  50. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 196, Pages 2-8
  51. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 196, Pages9- 10
  52. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 196, Pages 11-19
  53. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 197, Pages 2-12
  54. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 197, Pages 12-20
  55. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 198, Pages 2-10
  56. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 198, Pages 11-20
  57. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 199, Pages 2-6
  58. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 199, Pages 7-10
  59. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 199, Pages 11-12
  60. Fairy Tail Manga: Chapter 199, Pages 12-19

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