When the former head of Clan Formal died suddenly, leaving an 11 years old Myui as the head of the clan, her two older sisters began competing over who would eventually become her guardian. Clan Formal withdrew its soldiers due to limited numbers, resulting in the increase of crime in Italica and worsening public safety.
By the time Itami and the Third Recon Team arrived, the city was under siege by a group of bandits made up mostly of Imperial Army deserters who took advantage of the power vacuum following the Imperial's crushing defeat at the Battle of Alnus Hill. The city was only saved from being overrun by the timely intervention of the JSDF, Third Recon Team and 4th Combat Unit.
Later, as Italica had made a positive increase in its relationship with the JSDF, Italica had prospered from its trade with Alnus.
It later served as a refuge for the pro-peace senators, who were imprisoned by Zorzal's Oprichnina SF, as well as the later rescued Piña Co Lada and Molt Sol Augustus.
- Italica is named after an ancient Roman town in what is now Spain. It was founded by the Roman general Scipio for the Roman veterans to settle after their victory in the Second Punic War against Carthage. Italica would later be the birthplace of two future Roman emperors, Trajan and Hadrian.
- Italica was the Name of three Roman Legions which operated between the 1st to the 5th Century.