ARA-Episode One was released September 2nd, 2008. It was a 1:30 animation, with an overhaul of credits, promised by Volkain10 to try to make it seem longer. It was a sloppy animation, and was quickly disliked by the audience.
Any events that happened in this episode have no effect on future aspects of the series/movie.
- Mario, Bowser, and Axem Blue are introduced.
- Bowser is killed.
- Axem Blue captures a lone Power Star.