The S.O.S. message Harlock gets seems to come from a dead ship. He sees a black sphere on the screen but doesn’t know what to make of it until he remembers an alien race known as the Mazones.. Professor Daiba and his son Tadashi also see the sphere. Harlock visits the little girl known as Mayu. Professor Daiba talks to the President about the sphere he saw and how he thinks it’s aliens that are killing some of the politicians and astronomers on earth. The President thinks Harlock is behind it as he is the renegade outlaw. Harlock drops in on the conversation and verifies what Daiba has said and tells them it’s the Mazones. Commander Kinda throws a knife at Harlock but Harlock dodges the attack and escapes in the Arcadia. Commander Kinda as he would do in many episodes come to Mayu and demands her cooperation when she refuses, he would use her as bait. In Arcadia, Harlock sees the alien sphere headed for Earth he tries to shoot it down but it has no effect. Kinda puts a belonging of Mayu's to lure Harlock in but it proves ineffective because the alien sphere causes chaos went it comes down on the city.
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