Seven's Rival (セブンのライバル Sebun no Raibaru?) is the fifteenth episode of the Area no Kishi anime. It aired on May 5, 2012.
Nadeshiko Japan is scheduled to play against JWSL during a selection match. Nadeshiko's is led by a substitute coach who decides to let the players decide amongst themselves the position they want to play. They also receive a new player named Mai Murasaki, a highly skilled player who uses solo plays to garner attention to herself. Initially at a disadvantage against JWSL, Nadeshiko eventually win after the players begin to work together. The next day, Enoshima prepares to face Shonan High, Hino's team.
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