Uneasy about the idea of a powerful battleship being in the hands of civilians, the United Earth military sends Admiral Misumaru’s fleet to take control of the Nadesico. Will Yurika be able to protect her ship from her own father? And will Akito ever find out the truth about his parents’ deaths?
The Earth's military has its own plans for the Nadesico.
Admiral Misumaru stands in front of a holographic screen, displaying many identical images of the Nadesico. His colleagues are not happy that Nergal has developed a Civilian Battleshipin times like this, to them it is out of the question to leave such a powerfulship in civilian hands. Images of Yurika appear, some showing her in her captain's uniform and one childhood photo she took with her father in which he makes a victory sign. One of his colleagues knows the captain is Admiral Misumaru's daughter