Empire of the Dawn I (暁の帝国篇I Akatsuki no Teikoku Hen Ichi) is the twenty-third episode of the Strike the Blood anime.
"Goodbye, Himeragi..." After hearing Kojou say this to her in a dream, Yukina begins to contemplate her future and the coming of the day when she may have to leave Kojou's side.
- Reina is reached to a past (present in Series) and meet with Kojou and others.
- Magical Beast reached the present and it fights against Kojou.
- Yukina's Sekkarou breaks.
Reina & Yukina & Kojou vs Magical Beast. (started and concluded)
- Hasta Aurum / The Golden Spear.