Episode 06

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Episode 06
Hetalia: Axis Powers episode
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Episode Information
Episode no. Season 1
Episode 6
Length 5:00
Original air date February 27, 2009
Production Credits
Director Bob Shirohata
Ending theme "Marukaite Chikyuu" by Daisuke Namikawa
Hetalia Episode Chronology
Episode 05 Episode 06 Episode 07

The sixth episode of Hetalia: Axis Powers was broadcast on February 27th, 2009. It adapts the strips Hello, I Am a Freeloader and The Freeloader Takes Control from the Axis Powers arc, more of Chibitalia, and loosely adapts Because Our Bosses Won't Give Us a Budget from the Allied Forces arc in Volume 1. The Chibitalia segment of this episode was later included in the compilation episode of the same name.

Plot Summary

Surveillance

In the pre-title sequence, the Axis Powers are still stranded on the beach as the Allied Forces continue their surveillance through the binoculars.

Hello, I Am A Freeloader

In a flashback to when Italy became Germany's ally, Austria displays his anger at Germany's decision by playing Chopin on the piano.

Roasting Marshmallows

Still stranded, the Axis Powers make the most of the situation by making s'mores. America, feeling that the Axis team is mocking them, decides that the Allies will roast marshmallows by a fire as well.

Chibitalia

In this segment, Chibitalia is stepped on as punishment by Austria for not following orders. Later, Chibitalia spies on Austria playing the piano, and is invited to listen.

Roasting Marshmallows

The Allied Forces roast marshmallows by their campfire, only for America to wind up freaked out by the demonic-sounding campfire song that England sings.

Freeloader Taking Control

In a flashback, Germany laments at how difficult it is to live around Austria, who scolds him for throwing away a pair of boxers with a hole in them. Claiming that Franz Joseph I would be ashamed of Germany for wasting clothing, Austria sews a patch onto the boxers and makes Germany wear them.

An Unexpected Guest

As Germany wonders what Austria is doing at that moment, Italy rouses from his sleep to point out that Austria has in fact, been with them the whole time, sitting at his piano in the ocean.

Character Appearances

Voice Cast

English Dub Cast

Trivia

  • The flashback segments with Austria were originally strips in the Axis Powers arc of the published manga. An additional bit, not included in the episode, involved Austria baking a torte with ingredients from different countries (e.g.: Cinnamon from Vietnam, hazelnuts from Turkey, and fruit from Italy). As expected, the final segment with him in the ocean was an original scene created for the anime.
  • The segment with the s'mores is loosely based off of a strip from the Power Ranger Allied Forces arc in Hetalia Axis Powers Volume 1: In the strip, America and England spy on the Axis, who are out camping, and decide to make their own campfire and s'mores. Besides the setting being changed to an island, the other three Allies were also added to the scene.
  • There was some debate as to whether it was France or England singing the "devil-summoning" campfire song. The answer was finally cleared up in the first episode of the Hetalia web radio show, when Noriaki Sugiyama mentioned recording the song and how the lyrics had to be changed due to copyright issues. The equivalent strip in the manga also shows it to be England who is singing, although it is based off of an old French song.
Hetalia: Axis Powers Episodes
Season 1 (Axis Powers) · Season 2 (Axis Powers) · Film (Paint it, White) · Season 3 (World Series) · Season 4 (World Series) · Season 5 (The Beautiful World) · Season 6 (The World Twinkle)
Season 1 (Axis Powers Season 1) Episode 01 · Episode 02 · Episode 03 · Episode 04 · Episode 05 · Episode 06 · Episode 07 · Episode 08 · Episode 09 · Episode 10 · Episode 11 · Episode 12 · Episode 13 · Episode 14 · Episode 15 · Episode 16 · Episode 17 · Episode 18 · Episode 19 · Episode 20 · Episode 21 · Episode 22 · Episode 23 · Episode 24 · Episode 25 · Episode 26
Season 2 (Axis Powers Season 2) Episode 27 · Episode 28 · Episode 29 · Episode 30 · Episode 31 · Episode 32 · Episode 33 · Episode 34 · Episode 35 · Episode 36 · Episode 37 · Episode 38 · Episode 39 · Episode 40 · Episode 41 · Episode 42 · Episode 43 · Episode 44 · Episode 45 · Episode 46 · Episode 47 · Episode 48 · Episode 49 · Episode 50 · Episode 51 · Episode 52
Compilation Episodes "America's Cleaning Of The Storage: Director's Cut· "Chibitalia"
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