Shakugan no Shana Second Episode 24
That Which Must Be Protected
SnSII Ep24
Name in Japanese 守るべきもの
Rōmaji Translation Mamoru beki Mono
Adapted From Anime Original
Release Date March 28, 2008
Production Staff
Screenplay Yasuko Kobayashi
Storyboard Takashi Watanabe
Episode Director Tatsuyuki Nagai, Daisuke Takashima, Takashi Ikehata
Episode Navigation
Previous Shakugan no Shana Second Episode 23
Next Shakugan no Shana Final Episode 01
Theme Songs
Opening Blaze by KOTOKO
Insert None
Ending Sense by Mami Kawada

That Which Must Be Protected (守るべきもの Mamoru beki Mono?) is the twenty-fourth and final episode of the anime series Shakugan no Shana Second.


The Statue of Pride is about to be born. When Yuji picks his sword up, he screams the name of the one he desires to protect, Shana. After a fierce battle with the members of Bal Masqué, Shana is eventually able to break through and enter the Statue of Pride. She meets up with Yuji, and they run to fight The Silver at the heart of the Statue of Pride. Shana and Yuji fight together and eventually manage to defeat it when it hesitate with Konoe's feelings within it, and Yuji regains the Reiji Maigo. With the heart destroyed, the Statue of Pride collapses and Bal Masqué retreats.

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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