Shakugan no Shana Episode 04
The Confused Flame Haze
Ep 4
Name in Japanese 惑いのフレイムヘイズ
Rōmaji Translation Madoi no Fureimu Heizu
Adapted From Volume I and II
Release Date October 27, 2005
Production Staff
Screenplay Yasuko Kobayashi
Storyboard Mamoru Nakamura
Episode Director Hirotoshi Rissen
Episode Navigation
Previous Shakugan no Shana Episode 03
Next Shakugan no Shana Episode 05
Theme Songs
Opening Hishoku no Sora by Mami Kawada
Insert None
Ending Yoake Umarekuru Shōjo by Yōko Takahashi

The Confused Flame Haze (惑いのフレイムヘイズ Madoi no Fureimu Heizu?) is the fourth episode of the anime series Shakugan no Shana. A Flame Haze named Margery Daw arrives in Misaki City along with her contracted Lord Marchosias, prompting a confrontation with Shana that leads to Shana's defeat. Meanwhile, the Crimson Lord Friagne reveals more about his plan for his Rinne, Marianne.


When Yuji is looking for a spoon, Shana and Alastor guessed that the Treasure Tool in him is Reiji Maigo, a Treasure Tool that restores the Power of Existence by midnight. After Yuji gave her the spoon, she stirs the coffee.


Shana sleeping.

Later, when the rain comes, Yuji invites her to go into his house. Shana starts changing clothes while Yuji hides himself in the closet, getting to know about more about the Crimson Realm, Flame Haze and Crimson Denizen. Yuji accidentally broke the closet door, fell out of it and got kick by Shana. When Shana comes out from the house, she and Alastor sensed that her Flame Haze comes to Misaki City and starts a battle with Shana.

Meanwhile, Margery Daw make her stay in Misaki Hotel and complains about Misaki City and the hotel. Friagne the Hunter wanted to speed up his plan for Marianne. When Shana becomes tired, she went down to Yuji's room to sleep. Later in the morning, because of Shana sleeping together with Yuji, they created a bit of commotion.


Shana's defeat.

In school, when Yoshida got tired, Shana argue with the teacher and she kicked twice. Shana's first kick is instructed by Yuji. After that, she was angry of Yuji because she couldn't understand the reason she follows his instruction.

Meanwhile, another Flame Haze by the name of Margery Daw comes to Misaki City to search for Lamies to kill. She uses a spell and it is sensed by Shana. Margery starts a battle with Shana and defeats Shana. Shana later drops into a river after being defeated.

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* denotes if the character debuts in this episode

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Shakugan no Shanalist of episodes The End of Everything, The Beginning of One ThingThe Lit FlameThe Torch and the Flame HazeThe Confused Flame HazeRespective ThoughtsComplication, Activation, ConfrontationThe Two Flame HazeThe Beautiful GobletThe Poolside of Love and DesireEntangled FeelingsYūji, Shana, and KissesFlowers Bloom in the CradleDeclaration of War Behind the SchoolA Great PersonThe Day the Flame Was BornThe Flame-Haired, Burning-Eyed HunterA New ChapterA Shattering WishInside the BattleHeartless WilhelminaDiverging FeelingsThe Flickering FlameBattle at the SeireidenCrimson ThoughtsShakugan no Shana Special: Love and Outdoor Hot Spring Tutorial!
Shakugan no Shana The Movie
Shakugan no Shana Secondlist of episodes The Second TimeThe Beginning of EverythingThe Suspicious Transfer StudentThe Anxious GirlsThe Family's Dinner TableEve of TroubleHayato Ike, a Day of GloryThe Door to the PastThe Milestone of SorrowThe Man Who ReturnedThe Promised PairThe Clear Autumn Festival BeginsConvergence, Then a SignEternal LoverAwakeningCeaseless FeelingsRespective PathsThe Intricate YūjiMatters That Could Not Be SaidMadder Red Struggle to the DeathCombined StrengthChristmas EveQuickening PerilThat Which Must Be Protected
Shakugan no Shana Slist of episodes ReshuffleDomicileOverture (Part 1)Overture (Part 2)
Shakugan no Shana Finallist of episodes Lost ExistenceWhat Must ComeTo Start the JourneyReunions and EncountersCaptured Flame HazeIn the Palm of Their HandsThe Divine GateBeginning of the WarTo SeireidenCrossingFeelings HeardThe Words of an OathFrom Rift to RiftDeclaration of the Grand OrderRout in the RainTo Battle, Once MoreFor Whose Sake?Maelstrom of WarfareWhat the Wind CallsThe World EggOne ReasonDream of the StrangerThe God's DreamThe End in the Distance