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Wandering:Dear... is the eighteenth episode of the Guilty Crown anime. It first aired on February 23, 2012.
Ayase, Tsugumi and Argo are shocked on what Gai has done and Daryl is bewilder upon given orders to protect Gai, their former enemy. An UN Stealth Bomber attempts to bomb them but Gai sacrifices the student ring leaders of the coup to destroy the plane. After killing the last coup leader, Gai orders Ayase, Tsugumi and Argo to join him or die but are rescued by Daryl who wants to protect Tsugumi and blames Gai for making him kill his father. In the confusion of Daryl's insubordination, Inori escapes with Shu while Ayase, Tsugumi and Argo escape on their own and Arisa defends Gai, revealing he was the one who told her to start the coup and joins the Anti Bodies.
The UN Naval Fleet sent to destroy Japan are obliterated by a Leukocyte blast operated by Kenji where Gai tells the UN to not interfere in their operations or he will activate the 256 Leukocyte satellites orbiting Earth. Three days after Gai's announcement to the world, Inori and Shu are on the run from the Anti Bodies who are hunting her which Arisa jealousy wonders why Gai wants her. Elsewhere, Okina believes the GHQ is now being controlled by the secret organization "Daath", who's goal was to get Shu's Void Genome and now Inori.
At GHQ HQ, Haruka apologizes to her son in what she did in order to save his life. In their attempt to capture Inori, Arisa and the Anti Bodies are attacked by Okina and his men to stop them and kill Arisa for dishonoring their family name only for Arisa to kill her grandfather in self-defense. Inori is slowly losing herself to Mana who is trying to take over her body to rape Shu and mockingly calls Inori a copy and a monster. Inori comforts a depressed Shu that he should stop blaming himself as she will always be there for him no matter what.
In order to protect him from the Anti Bodies, Inori stuns Shu and faces off Arisa's Endlaves by transforming into a monster, admitting while she is a monster, she is not a copy as Shu loves her for who she is. Despite destroying their Endlaves, Inori is captured by Gai. Shu, waking up and learning what happen to Inori, plans to rescue her.