Tatsumi and his friends seek to find their fortunes in the Imperial Capital to help their fledgling village. After being swindled by a beautiful woman, a generous stranger offers him a place to stay the night, nothing but misfortune follows.
Mine is next up on Tatsumi's training sessions partners, and her taciturn nature makes things difficult to say the least. Meanwhile, a new assignment comes up, and Mine and Tatsumi are to carry out an assassination.
Sheele takes Tatsumi under her wing as the next lesson begins, and he is even given Zank's old Imperial Arms to test for compatibility. After running from loan collections with Leone, Tatsumi meets a strange Imperial officer.
General Esdeath returns victorious from the North, and pledges to defend the Capital against any enemies. Mourning Shelre's death, Tatsumi and the rest of Night Raid start planning how to defeat the Capital's defenders.
General Esdeath assembles a new team of Relic-wielders to fight besides her. Tatsumi, Leone and Lubboth go to the Capital to ear some money in a mysterious fighting tournament, without knowing what it's true purpose is.
Tatsumi, captured by Esdeath, struggles with her romantic feelings towards her. They witness the power of the newly assembled Jaegers during a mission, and Tatsumi fears that this new enemy is becoming very strong.
Lord Stylish has caught the members of Night Raid unaware in the dead of night. As his makeshift experiments run amok within Night Raid HQ, more Imperial Arms users appear, and one is holding on to a familiar pair of scissors...
Susanoo and Chelsea, the newest members of Night Raid. Najenda introduces each new fighter and their set of skills to the group. As everyone gets acclimated to the new company, a new danger lurks beneath the earth.
A new type of Danger Beast has emerged, roaming the countryside while killing and eating everything in sight. While the Jaegers hunt them down, Night Raid decides that for once, they will help out the Capital.
Najenda announces that now is the time to strike the Capital with all their might. The group splits in two to draw The Jaegers out of the city, hoping to leave their real target defenseless within its walls.
The Jeagers meet up with Night Raid's target and get introduced to the Four Rakshasa Demons, personal protectors of the Minister. While Mine and Tatsumi survey the perimeter, Lubbock is caught off guard by Sten and Mez, two of the four demons.
Bloodless surrenders infuriate the Minister, even as he introduces his son Shura as the leader of a new group of elites. While Lubbock and Tatsumi lurk the streets looking for weaknesses, Mine and Leone roam the tunnels doing the same.
Akame receives a hidden message to meet at a place of significance from her past. Upon arriving it turns out that her sister, Kurome, sent the message. They reminiscence on their history together before beginning a final fight.
With the Empire all but finished, the child emperor unleashes the ultimate Imperial Arms. With a new and devastating weapon at hand, the Minister continues his marionette act, guiding the city toward destruction as Night Raid attacks.
The Empire is defeated, yet Esdeath refuses to surrender. Najenda unleashes Akame, commanding her to annihilate Esdeath. They battle and we finally see Akame's Trump Card. As the battle ends the Prime Minister tries to escape.