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Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS THE COMICS
Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS THE COMICS
Manga series
AuthorMasaki Tsuzuki
IllustratorKōji Hasegawa
Original runSeptember 30, 2006 – December 27, 2007
Chapters14+1 (chapter list)
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Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS THE COMICS (魔法少女リリカルなのはStrikerS THE COMICS) is a two-volume supplementary manga series for the namesake anime series, serving as part of the main Nanoha continuity, primarily published from September 30, 2006 to December 27, 2007. A special chapter was later published on July 30, 2009.


  • The first three chapters ("A's to StrikerS") take place in April 0071, immediately after A's epilogue and two weeks before the Coastal Airport 8 fire shown in flashbacks in StrikerS. Additionally, Nanoha's injury in 0068 is referenced in Vita's flashbacks.
  • The second arc ("Starting Stars", chapters 4 through 6) takes place between June 0072 and August 0074 and mainly covers Subaru Nakajima and Teana Lanster's training at the Fourth Ground Forces Academy.
  • Chapter 7 takes place in March 0075, about a month before the first episode of StrikerS.
  • Chapters 8 through 13 take place between individual anime episodes (0075 – 0076).
  • Chapter 14 and After Days take place at some point after StrikerS.


Each chapter title is fully styled as "Episode-X 「Title」", except the special chapter 15, which was styled "After Days 「Title」". If the chapter title has a "Phase-X" suffix, it is styled "Episode-X 「Title」 Phase-X". Alternatively, if the chapter corresponds to a particular StrikerS episode, it is styled "Episode-X(StrikerS #N.N) 「Title」".

01"A's to StrikerS Phase-1"30 September 2006
Immediately after A's epilogue, the Three Aces and the Wolkenritter are sent on a mission to retrieve Lost Logia from excavations on a remote world. Fending off an attack by Gadget Drones, they recover a Relic, but the second Lost Logia seemingly self-destructs before they can reach it.
02"A's to StrikerS Phase-2"30 October 2006
The Aces head to the extraction point with the Relic but detect an ambush of Gadget Drones along the way. Signum and Vita intercept the Gadgets and destroy all of them, ensuring their safe return. Vita has a flashback of Nanoha's injury in 0068.
03"A's to StrikerS Phase-3"30 November 2006
Back on the Arthra, the Aces and the Wolkenritter celebrate an accomplished mission, despite the suspicion that it may not have been an isolated incident. Two weeks later, a fire breaks out at the Coastal Airport 8.
04"Starting Stars Phase-1"30 December 2006
Subaru and Teana enroll in the Fourth Ground Forces Academy and are put in the same room and training team. Despite a rocky start, they begin to build a mutual understanding. Fate requests Fern Corrado to include combat under AMF in the curriculum.
05"Starting Stars Phase-2"30 January 2007
Two months into their training, the bond between Subaru and Teana grows stronger, despite the latter's resistance. Their complementary skills put them ahead of most other trainees. Signum and Nanoha discuss Hayate's plans to establish Riot Force 6.
06"Starting Stars Phase-3"28 February 2007
On their weekend off, Subaru takes Teana to meet her sister Ginga, from whom she learns the reasons that drove Subaru to become a Bureau mage. The following morning, Subaru and Teana begin to address each other by their first names.
07"Standby Riot 6"30 March 2007
Shortly before the beginning of StrikerS, the Riot Force 6 members begin reporting in at Long Arch. Erio is officially recognized as a combat mage. Caro leaves Supools. Nanoha and Vita review Teana and Subaru's flawless record and file a request for their transfer.
08"New Everyday" (新しい日々 Atarashī Hibi)30 June 2007
Corresponds to anime episode 3.5. The four Forwards get to know each other and their new workplace, while their Devices are being fine-tuned by Shari.
09"Lightning Heart"30 July 2007
Corresponds to anime episode 9.5. Erio and Caro reveal their respective origins and life before meeting Fate to Subaru and Teana.
10"Meaning of Strength (I)"30 August 2007
Corresponds to anime episode 14.75. An innocent question by Vivio sparks a massive debate who is the strongest combat mage of Riot Force 6. Nanoha gives the Forwards a saying on combat strength by her old teacher and asks that they figure out its meaning. Before long, they are alerted to a hostile presence in the city.
11"Meaning of Strength (II)"29 September 2007
Corresponds to anime episode 14.75. The Forwards destroy Gadget Drones in the city but the Numbers who were controlling them escape. Eventually, each Forward arrives to their own conclusions about what Nanoha's saying means but Nanoha herself refuses to tell them the correct answer.
12"Dreams"30 October 2007
Corresponds to anime episode 15.5. This chapter focuses on the dreams of Jail Scaglietti and his Numbers, as well as those of the Three Aces and the young Forwards under their command. It closes with Scaglietti detailing the Numbers' objectives in the upcoming assault of Long Arch.
13"The Day After (I)"30 November 2007
Over a month after the JS Incident, those involved in it contemplate their future. Teana is offered a position of an Enforcer aide under Fate after Riot Force 6 disbands. Erio and Caro decide to continue working together. The reformed Numbers are being reeducated by Ginga. Hayate visits Genya Nakajima for career advice. Nanoha offers Vita to become a Tactical Instructor.
14"The Day After (II)"27 December 2007
Corresponds to anime episode 27.5. Subaru receives an invitation to the elite Gulf Special Rescue Unit but is uncertain whether it's the right path for her. Nanoha and Teana encourage her to take up the offer.
15"Battle Technique Disclosure Fair" (戦技披露会 Sengi Hirōkai)30 July 2009
Some time after StrikerS, Nanoha and Signum face off against each other in a spectacular mock battle that ends in a draw.