The Centennial Gift

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The Centennial Gift
Hetalia: The Beautiful World episode
Episode Information
Episode no. Season 5
Extra Episode 3
Length 5:06
Original air date August 28, 2013
Production Credits
Ending theme "Mawaru Chikyuu Rondo" by Daisuke Namikawa
Hetalia Episode Chronology
Buon San Valentino - Second Part The Centennial Gift Liechtenstein and the Hedgehog country

The Centennial Gift (百年ごとの贈り物 Hyakunen goto no okurimono) is the third extra episode of Hetalia: The Beautiful World, and the eighth overall in the anime series Hetalia. It was released on DVD on August 28, 2013. It adapts the entirety of The Centennial Gift chapter from Hetalia: Axis Powers Volume 4. In addition, it also adapts Mochi England's profile illustration from the Omochi Manga Summary story in the original webcomic.

Plot Summary

Mochi America

Mochi America is shown running across the screen, saying "Let's go!"

The Story of the Statue of Liberty

As America celebrated the centennial anniversary of his independence, France noted that the latter would be an old man soon and that he wanted to give him a present so as to commemorate the celebration. However, it turns out to be huge pieces of the Statue of Liberty, which meant that America had to put them together by himself, much to his dread. It is said that the Statue of Liberty was a gift that France had worked extremely hard on for America. The latter also explained that the citizens had to give donations and their co-operation to the project so that the Statue was safely assembled in New York.

Next, America and France were looking at the now-done Statue when the former thanked the other. France asked if America saw any resemblances between the Statue and him, to which America replied "Not at all." Unbeknownst to America and France, someone was standing not far away from them...

The Centennial Gift

Behind a tree, England was thinking about doing something for America's birthday when he coughed out blood due to his illness with anything Independence-related. He decided to fix the crack on the Liberty Bell, but the idea was rejected, for no one wanted it to be fixed.

At the Buckingham Palace, England expressed his want to give America a present for the latter's bicentennial anniversary to the Queen. The Queen first agreed, but then advised him not to do anything that will ruin his health since he coughed out blood again in the middle of his words.

Mochi England

Mochi England had his flag out next to him, muttering "Rubbish!"

The Centennial Gift, Part 2

America was celebrating his bicentennial anniversary as England appeared in a scary manner. He then gave out his present for America: the Bicentennial version of the Liberty Bell. Though England was somewhat discomfort with it, the other happily accepted the gift. England commented that America was still a kid after 200 years, but soon coughed again.

Mochi America, Part 2

Mochi America is shown running across the screen again.

Omake Illustration

England gave America another present, which was an unicorn that was invisible to the latter, who screamed in fear.

Character Appearances

Voice Cast

English Dub Cast


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 05 (The Beautiful World) "Each Battlefield· "Gakuen Hetalia: Go Forth! Newspaper Club!! First Half· "Gakuen Hetalia: Go Forth! Newspaper Club!! Second Half· "Russia and Friends· "Though I May Depart, You Shall Remain· "Romano's Diary· "Things that Often Happen When Rooming with an American· "The Gentle Fight Between Russia and I· "At Netherlands'· "Turkey&!· "Our Failure· "Merry Halloween!· "Finding Santa· "Brother! We are...!!· "A bientôt! Until We Meet Again· "What Italy Forgot· "Hetalia of the Dead - First Part· "Hetalia of the Dead - Second Part· "Keep on moving!! March Forward, Sealand!· "It’s the First Anniversary! The Tripartite Pact"
Additional Episodes "Buon San Valentino - First Part· "Buon San Valentino - Second Part· "The Centennial Gift· "Liechtenstein and the Hedgehog country· "I Was Overwhelmed by Heroines"
Full Episode List