Professional (プロフェッショナル Purofesshonaru?) is the twenty-sixth episode of the Area no Kishi anime. It aired on July 14, 2012.
Kakeru goes to watch the semifinal match featuring Silva's Syuku High. There, he meets Araki who asks him to prevent Suguru from interfering with their games and to focus on his skills as a forward. Meanwhile, Nadeshiko Japan's training camp is moved to Kamakura allowing Mai to spend more with Enoshima's soccer team. On the way home, Mai sees a man she knows and ends up hiding in fear. The next day, Araki reveals he has regained his weight to continue his cardio-training.
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