She graduated from the Yoyogi Animation vocational school in 2007. In general, Iona shows an incredible amount of trust in her current crew, going as far as to give them full control over her boat while she performs other actions that require her full attention e. However, when Gunzō stops responding, a distraught Iona breaks down her own mental model to create a survival pod for him and her core. After defeating Musashi by becoming one with Yamato, she disappears as she had served her purpose and bids Gunzō farewell. When he later came across the I-401 submarine, Iona re-materialized as a part of her vessel. Additionally, he's the man in charge of I-401's weapons.
However, since the thing created some huge spatial distortions that made the usage of reconnaissance drones impossible, Iona needed to come close and observe in person. Before disappearing, she creates the I-401's Mental Model Iona and passes her will to her in hopes of ending the war. Since had cut herself from the , in order to contact her, someone needed to establish a direct link with her core. She is also known to be a hacker to be able to access the fog vessel's systems and hack them in order to keep her vessels safe. Following her 'defeat', accepted Iona's friendship, but chose to return to her patrols around Japan instead of accompanying I-401 to San Diego. And accepting this, ceased her attacks in the real world. She's loud, brash, impatient and violent, who also tends to forget important things, such as when battling with the I-401 which she uses all her weapons on the submarine.
Having assigned to assist and to , Iona and focus on their next move. Once knowing that the I-401 has not perished, Kongō can't hide the urge to fight it again, but declaring that she is displaying the same erratic behavior seen in the other ships who deviated from the Admiralty Code, I-400 and I-402 relieve her from duty and lock down her systems. Iori manages I-401's engine and energy systems, and as such Iona has spent a lot of time explaining various technical details to her. Contact with I-401 was lost while it was somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. She is foul-mouthed and appears to be rather bratty.
Although she originally aspired to be an actress or a lawyer, she later decided to be a voice actress. Which is to distract the 's fleet with taking away their buoyancy by blowing up an underwater deposit of Methane Hydrates. After barely deflecting an attack of Kongō's enhanced Super Gravity Cannon, the I-401 conceals itself, knowing that confronting her directly is useless, when Iona decides to reach Kongō and confront her face to face. That didn't really work as heavy cruiser was assisted by the surveillance submarine , who was capable of detecting I-401 from a great distance despite the storm. After confirming that the battleship's 's desire was only to protect , she assisted them by forcing the army troops to retreat. Watch as their stories unfold! This results in a super submarine called the Ars Nova with the processing capabilities and firepower of both Takao and Iona. Engine Room I-401's engine roomI-401's engine room looks completely unlike anything that can be found on any human-made submarine, even one as advanced as Hakugei 3.
All of humanity's trade routes were blockaded by the Fleet of Mist, their political economy was destroyed, and the human race was steadily beaten down. Worth the watch if you are a fan of the series. Illustrators for , including Shibafu and Konishi, are responsible for drawing some of the end cards, which feature crossovers with Kantai Collection characters. Right now, her reasons for joining the crew are not clear. As Hyuga makes repairs on I-401, Gunzō and his crew prepare to abandon the base as there are few supplies left and they know that delivering the vibration torpedo to the United States may ensure their objective, which is to put mankind and the Fog on equal terms, which may lead to the end of the blockade. She managed to sink the Fog battleship , who then proclaimed Iona as her Goddess of War and joined them. While claiming her intention was to assist Kongou's fleet in fighting against I-401, Lexington has yet to make any hostile moves against I-401 and ends up engaged U-2501 in combat for a short time.
While I-401 managed to take the photos of 's without much problem, she was almost immediately afterwards sniped by , taking some serious though not yet critical damage to the hull. In a desperate attempt to let humankind back into the seas, a great united fleet was formed in 2039. Her crew, also one of the newest, is lead by Capt. She would later reprise the role in various other media, including the anime adaptation. The plan works and is able to destroy both battleships with a singe given to them by Iona.
She has no processing power enough to maintain a Mental Model, thus Repulse lent her some to create one, that just like Repulse's, appears dressed as a maid, albeit with a slight vampire-like theme. She allows him a lot of things and follows his often crazy plans without any real complaints. Navy as intended, Takao's body is restored and they return to the sea, hoping that their actions have helped change the world for the better. She doesn't like taking big risks, but often agrees that 's sometimes rather crazy plans are the best ones. As they are returning to their home planet, however, they are shocked to hear news of a declaration of war by the aggressive Kingdom against Kibi. The same studio also produced two films based on the series.
She is under the protection of Haruna and Kirishima after the military tried to assassinate her. Account ban evasions will only result in your ban becoming successively longer - and possibly permanent. I-401 sets sail to to pick it up. Shipping and navigation became important to nations and following the appearance of ocean pirates, necessisated companies to hire escort cruisers to safeguard their investments. Instead of discussing the matter further, Gunzō invites the guests for a barbecue at the beach where Kongō asks Iona about the reason why all ships who come in contact with her start displaying a behavior independent from the Admiralty Code, but when she refrains from responding, Kongō claims that she will not fall by their trap and it is revealed that both her and Maya's mental models are actually decoys, with their cores being safely guarded at their respective ships to prevent them from being influenced by human behavior, before they begin to attack.