Episode 1: SCRAMBLE X-BOMBER!
2999: a gigantic Imperial Alliance battle cruiser wipes out the EDF's Pluto Alpha Base and heads for Earth. General Kyle orders X-Bomber to intercept it but the craft is only 90% complete and not up to the task. Badly damaged in the ensuing battle, it crashes on the Moon.
Episode 2: SUPER POWERFUL GELMA FLEET
Captain Carter is interrogated by Commander Makara, but reveals nothing. Meanwhile Lamia and Kirara take a buggy from Moonbase and head for the stricken X-Bomber. They come under Alliance attack but are saved by covering fire from Shiro and Barry. X-Bomber manages to fend off the Alliance with the 'Brest Cannon' but hasn't enough power to lift off. Makara reaches Earth and demands Star Fleet hand over F-01 or be destroyed.
Episode 3: FIND F-01!
No-one on earth knows what F-01 is, but Lamia fears it may be her. She begs Dr. Benn to reveal her mysterious past and Shiro, overhearing, is shocked to discover she's an alien. Lamia contacts Makara intending to give herself up, and the battlecruiser heads back to the Moon , only to be met by an X-Impulse blast from the partially recharged X-Bomber.
Episode 4: WIPE OUT THE TRANSPORT FLEET!
Star Fleet sends transport carriers to rebuild Pluto Alpha Base but they mysteriously disappear. Kyle orders the repaired X-Bomber to escort the next group, and it wards off an Alliance ambush near Jupiter, where Dr.Benn surmises the Alliance have a secret base. Attempting to destroy it, X-Bomber falls into a trap set by Makara, but using the Dai-X robot for the first time they escape and smash the base.
Episode 5: THE MYSTERIOUS SHIP 'SKULL'
Reaching Pluto, the crew search for Carter's body without success. Shiro refuses to believe his old Academy instructor is dead. Lamia intercepts a message for her to meet a mysterious caller. Instinctively feeling he will shed light on her origins, she leaves in a shuttlecraft, pursued by the worried X-Bomber crew. At the rendezvous is the intergalactic sailing ship 'Skull', which fails to answer her calls and is attacked by Makara's forces. X-Bomber comes to the rescue but the 'Skull' flies off without making contact.
Episode 6: X-BOMBER GOES FORTH
General Kyle decides the 'Skull' holds the key to the F-01 mystery, and orders X-Bomber to track it down. Makara appears again, demanding they hand over Lamia. Seeming to retreat when faced with X-Bomber, she follows secretly as it goes after the 'Skull', attacking to lure the 'Skull' to X-Bomber's rescue. Sucked into the vortex of a black hole, which drains its power, X-Bomber crashes into an asteroid.
Episode 7: MORTAL COMBAT IN THE GRAVITY GRAVEYARD
Trapped in Sargasso, the graveyard of space, X-Bomber uses the last of its power on an X-Impulse blast to ward off Makara, who has followed them into the vortex. Lamia sends out an SOS to the 'Skull', which uses a tractor beam to pull X-Bomber clear of the vortex before disappearing again.
Episode 8: AN ATTACK BEYOND TEARS
X-Bomber lands on the volcanic planet Alareah (Planet M) for repairs and is swiftly overrun by its friendly, furry inhabitants, the Mon-Mons. Tracking them to the planet, Makara uses laser missiles to set off a nearby volcano and Shiro is forced to shoot the Mon-Mons off the hull so X-Bomber can lift off and avoid the lava flow.
Episode 9: TARGET: THE CAPTAIN
Recalled to the Alliance fortress base, Makara and Orion face the death sentence for their repeated failure to capture F-01. The Imperial Master reviews their performance via stock footage fromepisodes1-4, but Makara persuades her master to give her one last chance.
Episode 10: GALAXY ADRIFT
With 6 months to the new Millenium, Captain Carter, brainwashed by the Alliance, replaces Orion as Commander of Operations and lures X-Bomber to the arboreal planet Zenon (Planet S) with a fake signal from the 'Skull'. Landing on "the sea of trees" X-Bomber is trapped by their creeping vines. When the crew refuse to hand over Lamia, Carter's attack damages the vines, helping X-Bomber break free. The real 'Skull' turns up to help them drive off the Alliance, but then disappears yet again!
Episode 11: FAREWELL THE ETERNAL BATTLEFIELD
X-Bomber answers a distress call from Princess Keeli of Planet D. The Alliance tried to conquer her people years before and left behind robot war machines which nightly replay the terrible battle. Carter arrives and reactivates the robot tanks and fighters, but Dai-X makes short work of them. Princess Keeli, her planet free at last, thanks them before fading away, leaving only a rose.
Episode 12: OUR MORTAL ENEMY IS CAPTAIN CARTER
X-Bomber picks up a defecting Alliance Termoid soldier, but it's really another of Carter's schemes. It takes Lamia hostage and plants a bomb in the engine room before being jumped by a furious Kirara. Enraged at Carter's betrayal, Shiro challenges him to a duel. Following a space battle Carter's fighter crashes onto an asteroid, and Shiro finds him not only alive but free of Alliance control. Carter, in self-disgust, forces Shiro to shoot him and dies in his former pupil's arms.
Episode 13: BATTLE TO THE DEATH: X-BOMBER VERSES THE GELMA EMPIRE
A sort of recap covering all the previous episodes, as a brooding Shiro recalls events leading to Carter's death.