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It's the only way I can atone for the sins I've commited, for killing Luna..for sending the WORLD into Ruin


The Truth Illuminates the Darkness
The Truth Illuminates the Darkness
Kanji 真実は闇を照らし
Romaji Shinjitsu wa Yami o Terashi
Episode Number 14
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The Truth Illuminates the Darkness (真実は闇を照らし, Shinjitsu wa Yami o Terashi) is the fourteenth episode of Casshern Sins. It originally aired on January 7th, 2009 and the Funimation dubbed version on August 25th, 2012.


Everyone in the world blames Casshern for his sins, the sin of murdering Luna and killing the world, all except Ringo who's innocents still tries to reassure Casshern at his lowest. Casshern runs away from his guilt by fleeing from Braiking Boss which causes Ringo to chase after him and get caught up in a convoy of Robots looking for Luna to heal their hearts. The Convoy reaches to a place where Luna in rumored to be, only to be ambushed by Dio's army who are looking to "impress" Dio.

Casshern vs Dio

Once again, being one in the same battle due to their trivial differences

Many Robots were killed by these bandits, Ringo would have joined the perish if not for Casshern. There is only one close enough to stop the massacre, but Casshern is wollowing in his own remorse, too busy to realize that his friend is in trouble. Even so Friender stands by his side which inspires him to continue on his journey until he once again face to face with his own evil, Braiking Boss. Surprisingly Braiking Boss is the one who helps to guide Casshern on his new path to help those people, aided by Lyuze's words of "encouragement" Casshern decides to act and help those Robots in need. He dispatches the attacking Robots and finds himself against their leader, Dio.

Once again he his battling someone who knows more about himself then anyone, Dio bluffs about ordering his army to attack to lead out Casshern. Dio believes his sole existance is defeat Casshern and because of that they are destined to battle. Casshern asks him if his desires are filled will he stop killing and even offers to give up his life if that is the case. Dio is unsulted by that suggestion and tells Casshern that he wishes to battle him at full strength and to the death. The two battle further, continuely and further wounding Dio who cannot heal as quickly as Casshern, in order to stop the army from viewing any signs of weakness Leda steps in and convices Casshern to help Lyuze who was injured while he was fighting.
Casshern and Lyuze

Those who seek revenge can forgive, and those who search for atonement can be forgiven

Dio's army retreats, including Dio and Leda leaving Casshern to tend to Lyuze. Lyuze thanks him but assures him that he is not forgiven..yet, but if he commits to finding Luna and helping this world, then and only then can he atone for his sins. Lyuze decides to join alongside Casshern's journey to find Luna and heal the world.


  • "I do not believe in God or a higher power, but I am greatful for this blessing. - Dio

English Cast (In Order of Appearance)

English Cast and Characters
# Voice Actor Character
1 Monica Rial Ringo
2 Eric Vale Casshern
3 J Paul Slavens Braiking Boss
4 Jerry Russell Ohji
5 Shelley Calene-Black Leda
6 Jerry Jewell Dio
7 Brina Palencia Lyuze
8 Trina Nishimura Luna