The Transfer Student is the Second Childhood Friend is the third episode of the Infinite Stratos anime's first season.


Cecilia takes a liking to Ichika and gives the position of class representative to him instead as an apology for acting childish in the two previous episodes, much to Houki's chagrin. The next day, Ichika meets Lingyin, the new transfer student from China who also happens to be his childhood friend and also the class representative of her class. After Ichika and Lingyin get reacquainted with each other, Houki and Cecilia get jealous and coached Ichika in IS practice very hard. Upon learning Houki is Ichika's roommate, Lingyin tries to get Houki to let her become his roommate instead which Houki refuses. But Lingyin later leaves in anger after Ichika doesn't figure out the childhood promise they made and wants to settle it in the Inter-Class IS Tournament. With his match against Lingyin and her IS, ShenLong. Next, Ichika prepares himself.

Class rep party pic

Class Representative Party Picture

Major Events

Characters (By Order of Appearance)

New Characters



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