Twelve-year-old Misaki is a natural at the game of Angelic Layer. She’s only been at it for a few weeks, and is already moving up the tournament ladder. Though she doesn’t yet know it, her Angel, Hikaru, is advanced beyond the powers of other Angels. Yet, one other player – the preschool prodigy Hatoko Kobayashi – was able to kick Misaki’s butt in the first round. Has Misaki learned enough to turn the tide in round 2?