Episodes 1-4 of the anime adventure series. In 'The End of Everything, the One Beginning', Yuji Sakai is thrust into a battle between two Rinne and a Flame Haze of the Crimson Realm. After the battle, he discovers that he is already dead. In 'The Lit Flame' Yukari Hirai's flame after becoming a Torch is about to go out. With little time remaining, Yuji tries to make her last moment on Earth memorable. In 'The Torch and the Flame Haze' with Yukari Hirai already disappeared, Shana joins Yuji's class in her place in order to keep an eye on him. While at school the next day, the same Rinne from before attacks Shana once more. Finally, in 'The Confused Flame Haze' Shana moves into Yuji's house temporarily. Later, another Flame Haze by the name of Margery Daw comes to Misaki and starts a battle with Shana.