A Return from Eternity (永遠よりの帰還, Towa yori no Kikan) or Sailing 12 is the 12th episode of Mouretsu Pirates.


Part 1Edit

Part 2Edit

Major EventsEdit

  • After conducting repairs, a party from the Bentenmaru explore the interior of the ghost ship.
  • As the Bentenmaru team arrive at the ship's bio-plant, the Serenity team also arrives. The two parties have a brief confrontation, ending with both princesses being knocked out by sleeping gas.
  • Having secretly communicated beforehand, the two groups come to a peaceful resolution. The bio-plant is revealed to have reached the end of its life, after delivering one last child.
  • The Golden Ghost Ship returns to Serenity with the two princesses.





Differences from Light NovelEdit


Opening NarrationEdit

"The interstellar, multi-generation colony ship, which once carried the people of Serenity, now wanders the galaxy as the golden ghost ship. The Bentenmaru, led by Kato Marika, finds itself inside this ship, along with the Serenity royal family's seventh princess, Gruier Serenity. The ghost ship disappears into subspace once more. Will its mysteries finally be revealed?"

Next Episode PreviewEdit

"The storm gives way to a new peace, and the princess begins life as a normal girl. As times begin to move, Kato Marika embarks on a plan for a friend. Next time, on Mouretsu Pirates: Marika Sends an Invitation. Look forward to it."

Ending QuoteEdit

"Everything works out when you're a pirate!"


  • An altered version of the confrontation on the Golden Ghost Ship is featured as an Episode Reach mission in Fever Mouretsu Pirates [1].

Voice CastEdit

Marika Kato Mikako Komatsu Luci Christian
Gruier Serenity Haruka Tomatsu Monica Rial
Misa Grandwood Shizuka Itou Carli Mosier
Kane McDougal Masaya Matsukaze Chris Patton
Hyakume Keiji Fujiwara Kalob Martinez
Coorie Yui Horie Hilary Haag
Schnitzer Kenta Miyake George Manley
Grunhilde Serenity Hisako Kanemoto Kalin Coates
Yotof Sif Sideux Atsushi Ono David Wald
Bentenmaru crew Itaru Yamamoto

Atsushi Sasaki

Narrator Rikiya Koyama Mike Yager


# Title Time Scene & Notes
1 Daikoukai Jidai [2] 00.00 Opening Narration
2 Mugen no Ai 00.31 Opening Theme
3 Ririka to Marika [2] 03.09 Princess and pirate
4 Shikou kara Ketsuron [2] 04.36 Moving through the ghost ship
5 Kamishimeru Shinjitsu [3] 07.02 The colony
6 Ougon no Yuureisen [3] 09.17 The vaults
7 Eyecatch A 10.20 Part 1 End
8 Eyecatch B 10.24 Part 2 Start
9 Akuu wo Iku Mono [3] 10.28 The sleeper area
10 Mitsumeru Sono Saki [3] 12.56 The bio-plant
11 Hajimete no Tatakai [2] 16.08 Flash and smoke
12 Mirai ni Mukatte [3] 18.26 Newborn child
13 Black Holy 20.46 Ending Theme, return to Serenity
14 Daikoukai Jidai [2] 22.47 Next Episode Preview


  1. Fever Mouretsu Pirates
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Mouretsu Pirates OST 1
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Mouretsu Pirates OST 2