Winx Club (season 2)
|Winx Club (season 2)|
|Country of origin||Italy|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Original network||Rai 2|
|Original release||19 April – 14 July 2005|
Season 2 of Winx Club an Italian animated series, premiered on Rai 2 on 19 April 2005 and concluded on 14 July 2005, airing 26 episodes. The season follows the girls' second year at Alfea School of Fairies, where they strive to earn an enhancement to their powers called Charmix. Aisha (known as Layla in the 4Kids and Rai English versions), a strong princess and the Fairy of Waves, joins the group of girls. They also bond with a group of pixies. Meanwhile, the Trix have allied with a new villain, Lord Darkar.
The series has been broadcast to countries worldwide, with Rai providing an English-language dub. The Cinelume / Rai English dub was also used as an alternate English language track on several European DVD releases and on streaming services such as Netflix. In the United States, the show was re-dubbed and edited by 4Kids TV. Season 2 premiered on Fox under the programming block 4Kids TV on 10 September 2005, and concluded on 11 March 2006. The episodes have been made available on home media by Funimation.
|Italian title (translation) / RAI English title|
4Kids English title
|Italian air date||American air date|
|27||1||"La fenice d'ombra" (The phoenix of shadow) / "The Shadow Phoenix"|
"Back to School"
|19 April 2005||10 September 2005|
|The Winx Club returns for their second year at Alfea and encounter an exhausted fairy and her sleepy baby pixie. In the b-story Bloom finds the secret archive which contains Alfea's piece of the Codex.|
|28||2||"Il ritorno delle Trix" (The return of the Trix) / "Up to their old Trix"|
"Princess of Tides"
|21 April 2005||17 September 2005|
|The new fairy introduces herself as Aisha/Layla and requests the help of the Winx Club to rescue her kidnapped pixie friends. Lord Darkar breaks the Trix out of their prison and gives them Gloomix.|
"Into the Under Realm"
|26 April 2005||24 September 2005|
|In conjunction with the Specialists, Bloom, Stella and Aisha travel to the Underrealm in an attempt to rescue the pixies. Along the way, they have to battle shadow monsters and tolerate a temporary loss of power.|
|30||4||"La Principessa Amentia" / "Princess Amentia"|
"Queen of Perfection"
|28 April 2005||1 October 2005|
|Brandon and Stella, after getting separated from the group in the previous episode, encounter a subterranean civilisation whose royalty banishes Stella and forces Brandon into an arranged marriage with Princess Amentia. Stella, after returning to the surface to regenerate her powers, rescues her friends.|
|31||5||"Magico Bonding" / "Magic Bonding"|
"Rescuing the Pixies"
|3 May 2005||8 October 2005|
|After Lord Darkar causes a cave-in in the previous episode, Sky, Bloom, Aisha and Stella have to find another way to get to Lord Darkar's fortress. When they finally manage to get back into the caves after using Sky's magic gadget, Aisha goes to the fortress to rescue the pixies while Bloom, Stella and Sky are forced to battle the Trix.|
|32||6||"Il matrimonio di Brandon" (The wedding of Brandon) / "Runaway Groom"|
"My Boyfriend's Wedding"
|5 May 2005||15 October 2005|
|During the ascent to leave Lord Darkar's fortress, Sky, Bloom, Stella, Aisha and the pixies travel to Downland to prevent Princess Amentia from marrying Brandon. In the end, Amentia reconsiders her actions, then Stella embraces Brandon.|
|33||7||"La pietra misteriosa" / "The Mysterious Stone"|
"The Dark Tower"
|10 May 2005||22 October 2005|
|Shortly after the Winx Club and Specialists return from the Underrealm, a monolith appears and the girls are sent to destroy it, but are unable to when it drains them of their magic.|
|34||8||"Il guasta feste" / "Party Crasher"|
|12 May 2005||29 October 2005|
|The Winx Club arrive at Redfountain for ground breaking festivities. The Trix infiltrate the party disguised as fairies and unleash a monster to disrupt the activities so they can attempt to obtain the Codex. Flora meets Helia at Redfountain.|
|35||9||"Il segreto del professor Avalon" / "Professor Avalon's Secret"|
"The Angel of Doom"
|17 May 2005||5 November 2005|
|Tecna and Digit become suspicious of Professor Avalon's strange actions and constant interaction with Bloom. They assume that he is a creature that disguises itself as a paladin in order to earn people's trust before revealing its true nature and destroying everything.|
|36||10||"La cripta del codice" / "Crypt of the Codex"|
"Reaching for the Sky"
|19 May 2005||12 November 2005|
|The Trix launch an attack on the new Redfountain to capture a piece of the Codex. In the b-story, Bloom goes to Redfountain to try sort out the troubles between her and Sky.|
|37||11||"Corsa contro il tempo" / "Race Against Time"|
|24 May 2005||19 November 2005|
|Determined to find the location of Pixie Village to steal the fourth piece of the Codex, Lord Darkar or The Shadow Phoenix puts a homesickness spell on the pixies that compels them to return to their village.|
|38||12||"Unite per la vittoria" (Together for the victory) / "Winx Together!"|
"Truth or Dare"
|26 May 2005||26 November 2005|
|Under a spell, a Specialist named Jared corrupts the simulation chamber. Doing Darkar's dirty work, Darcy sabotages the Winx during the simulator test. In the b-story, the Winx Club has to learn about convergence spells.|
|39||13||"La dama del ballo" (The lady of the ball) / "Invisible Pixies"|
"Gangs of Gardenia"
|31 May 2005||3 December 2005|
|Bloom, Stella, Musa and Aisha go to Earth for a break from studies. Musa and Aisha attract the attention of a local gang in a nightclub, when Musa changes the music in a club using magic.|
|40||14||"Battaglia sul pianeta Eraklyon" / "Battle on Planet Eraklyon"|
"The Wrong Righters"
|2 June 2005||28 January 2006|
|Sky, Bloom, Brandon, and Flora go to Sky's home where they find his former fiancée, Princess Diaspro, has been kidnapped by yosinote who wants to rule Eraklyon, and demands a ransom. Meanwhile at Alfea, Stormy and Musa have a fight, Musa manges to win and Stormy swears revenge.|
|41||15||"Lo spettacolo continua" (The show continues) / "The Show Must Go On!"|
"Magic in My Heart"
|7 June 2005||4 February 2006|
|Musa is set to perform at Redfountain, but her father opposes her interest in music and wants to transfer her to another school. Stormy strikes again, attacking Musa's father to get revenge on the fairy. In the end, Musa remains at Alfea.|
"The Fourth Witch"
|9 June 2005||11 February 2006|
(After episode 44)
|Jolly does a card reading that foretells danger to people going on a journey and feels that it will come true when the Winx Club is invited by Mitzi to her Halloween party in a haunted house.|
|43||17||"Gemellaggio con le Streghe" / "Twinning with the Witches"|
|14 June 2005||4 February 2006|
(After episode 41)
|The Winx Club go to Cloudtower with Mirta, as exchange students, to protect the second piece of the Codex. The Trix infiltrate Cloudtower and cause frequent mayhem to distract the Winx girls from getting the Codex first.|
|44||18||"Nel Cuore di Torrenuvola" / "In the Heart of Cloudtower|
"The Heart of Cloud Tower"
|16 June 2005||11 February 2006|
(Before episode 42)
|The Trix continue to attack Cloudtower in order to obtain the second piece of the Codex and the Winx Club's constant bickering prevents them from stopping the Trix.|
|45||19||"La spia nell'ombra" / "Spy in the Shadows"|
"Shadows in Bloom"
|21 June 2005||18 February 2006|
|After Bloom is put under a therapeutic spell cast by Professor Avalon to learn more about her real parents, she is controlled by an evil force, turning into Dark Bloom, to steal the third piece of the Codex from Alfea.|
|46||20||"Il villaggio delle Pixies" (The village of Pixies) / "Pixie Village"|
"The First Charmix"
|23 June 2005||18 February 2006|
|The Winx girls are sent with the Specialists on a team-building vacation to the Wildlands. While on a ski lift to the top of a mountain, the lift breaks down and Bloom encourages them to work together to save themselves, earning her Charmix. Meanwhile, Icy is sent by Lord Darkar to obtain the fourth and final piece of the Codex at Pixie Village. Professor Avalon is poisoned by a flower and Palladium needs a special ingredient from Pixie Village to cure him.|
|47||21||"Il potere del Charmix" (The power of Charmix) / "Charmix Power"|
"Trouble in Paradise"
|28 June 2005||25 February 2006|
|The Trix are sent by Lord Darkar to the Wildlands to capture Bloom, as her Dragon Flame is a key part in opening the Realm of Relix to obtain the Ultimate Power. The Trix put the wild animals under their influence to capture Bloom. Stella gives up her beach fashion show to help Aisha,and Musa & Riven discover the Trix are there, she makes the choice to trust him earning both fairies their Charmix (Stella & Musa).|
|48||22||"Wildland: La grande trappola" (Wildland: The great trap) / "Danger in the Wildland"|
|30 June 2005||25 February 2006|
|Timmy devises a plan to prevent the Trix from kidnapping Bloom. Meanwhile, Aisha faces her fears of being alone and Tecna reconciles with Timmy. Both earn their Charmix and the pixies are exposed to strange pollen which makes them very sick.|
|49||23||"Il momento della verità" (The moment of truth) / "The time for truth"|
"Darkness and Light"
|5 July 2005||4 March 2006|
|The real Professor Avalon escapes from Lord Darkar's fortress. The pixies are taken to Pixie Village to cure them. However, the Flower of Life which can heal them is sick and Flora remains there to heal it while the rest of the Winx begin their Charmix training, but Bloom is captured and brought to Lord Darkar's fortress by what turns out to be a servant of his posing as Professor Avalon. Flora confesses her love to Helia and earns her Charmix. Helia confesses that he loves her too.|
|50||24||"Prigioniera di Darkar" (Prisoner of Darkar) / "Darkar's Prisoner"|
"Desperately Seeking Bloom"
|7 July 2005||4 March 2006|
|The Winx, the Pixies, and the Specialists head to the Underrealm to rescue Bloom Meanwhile, Brandon, Sky and Aisha request Princess Amentia's assistance in the battle with Lord Darkar. In the end, Bloom falls under Darkar's dark spell.|
|51||25||"Faccia a faccia con il nemico" / "Face to Face with the Enemy"|
|12 July 2005||11 March 2006|
|The Winx and Specialists enter the Underrealm and proceed to Lord Darkar's fortress, having to face several obstacles along the way. Meanwhile, the Trix's Gloomix is burned out when they give their powers to the shadow monsters in order for them to destroy the Winx and Specialists. Lord Darkar sees them useless and banishes them.|
|52||26||"Le ceneri della Fenice" (The ashes of the Phoenix) / "The Phoenix Revealed"|
"The Ultimate Power Couple"
|14 July 2005||11 March 2006|
|Lord Darkar and Dark Bloom enter the Realm of Relix and begin preparations for obtaining the Ultimate Power. The Winx, aided by the Specialists, Ms. Faragonda, Ms. Griffin and Cordatorta pass many obstacles in order to enter the Realm of Relix and destroy Lord Darkar. Sky confesses his love for Bloom, which makes Bloom transform back into her normal self. Through the final battle against Lord Darkar, the Winx combined their Charmix together to defeat him once and for all. After defeating Darkar, the Trix are remained behind through the crumbling Realm of Relix.|
|Release name||No. of episodes||Company||Release date||Notes|
|Season 2, Vol. 1 Layla And The Pixies||12||Funimation||13 February 2007||4kids dub of season 2 episodes 1–12|
|Season 2, Vol. 2 Battle For The Codex||14||Funimation||18 September 2007||4kids dub of season 2 episodes 13–26|
|The Original Complete Season 2||26||Cinedigm||11 November 2014||Cinelume dub of season 2 episodes 1–26|
|The Shadow Phoenix: The Original Season 2, Vol. 1||13||Cinedigm||11 November 2014||Cinelume dub of season 2 episodes 1–13|
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