The BEST Episodes of Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2020

Network: AT-X

Since the discovery of "Samon Syndrome", thousands of young people have traveled to fantasy worlds, the few returnees managing to keep the special abilities they acquired in those parallel universes. Akatsuki Ousawa, known as the "Rogue Hero," discards his peaceful life in the fantasy world Alayzard to face new challenges upon returning to Earth. He comes back with Miu, the daughter of the Demon King he defeated, and is now forced to hide her true identity by having her pose as his little sister. The two soon join Babel, a special school designed for those who have acquired special abilities and magical powers through their journey to a fantasy world. Babel was seemingly founded to train young interdimensional travelers and "guide them to the right path for the sake of humanity and themselves," but its true purpose remains unclear to the pseudo-siblings. Will Akatsuki and Miu be able to overcome the hostile, powerful student council and uncover the forces at play behind the scenes?

Where I Belong

#1 - Where I Belong

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 7, 2012

In the fantasy world of Arezard, the rogue hero Akatsuki - at the request of the defeated Demon King - agrees to protect his fallen enemy's daughter, Miu, and return with her to the world from which he came.

star 8.84
179 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
BABEL's Ranking Matches Begin

#2 - BABEL's Ranking Matches Begin

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 24, 2012

As the school-wide ranking battles begin, all eyes are focused on Akatsuki and Miu. Even Kyoya and the student council are eager to show Akatsuki who's boss!

star 8.83
179 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
Just a Short Repose

#3 - Just a Short Repose

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 3, 2012

Miu visits a shopping mall for the very first time to buy some new underwear. But hijinks ensue when Akatsuki gets a little more involved than he should...

star 8.77
182 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
Supersonic Sleipnir!

#4 - Supersonic Sleipnir!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 10, 2012

Akatsuki attempts to ride the fabled Sleipnir motorcycle. Meanwhile, terrorists strike in the heart of the city, and it's up to the student council to stop them.

star 8.74
181 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
A Crude Panic on the Beach!

#5 - A Crude Panic on the Beach!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 17, 2012

While Akatsuki and friends participate in a game of Beach Swimsuit Tag, powerful figures in Alayzard hatch a plan to find and retrieve Miu.

star 8.73
181 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
Before Daybreak

#6 - Before Daybreak

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 14, 2012

Having been outclassed by Akatsuki, Phil uses his trump card and transforms into a giant dragon! Akatsuki's friends and the student council members struggle to buy time until Akatsuki can fully recover from Phil's poison.

star 8.71
180 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
To Become an Adult

#7 - To Become an Adult

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 20, 2012

Because of Akatsuki's antics, the student council has threatened to send Kuzuha back to elementary school unless she spies on him. Meanwhile, Onizuka hatches a plan to get back at Akatsuki.

star 8.67
183 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
The World is Watching You

#8 - The World is Watching You

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 21, 2012

Akatsuki and Miu face off with Zahhak in a final battle. Meanwhile, the truth behind Phil is revealed in Alayzard and COCOON takes further notice of Akatsuki.

star 8.61
149 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
On Such a Beautiful Moonlit Night

#9 - On Such a Beautiful Moonlit Night

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 31, 2012

After the BABEL ranking matches are suddenly thrown into chaos, Phil Burnett arrives from Alayzard to retrieve Miu.

star 8.46
174 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
The Hero's Back

#10 - The Hero's Back

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 27, 2012

Akatsuki uses his newfound sword to battle the powered-up Cockatrice. Meanwhile, Miu starts to come to terms with her father's death and powerful COCOON members hold a secret meeting.

star 8.41
186 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
Bonds of Holy Water

#11 - Bonds of Holy Water

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 13, 2012

Akatsuki and Miu attend their first day of school at BABEL. While Miu tries to fit in with her new environment, Akatsuki manages to get on everyone's bad side.

star 8.20
158 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto
New Game Plus

#12 - New Game Plus

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 6, 2012

Having vanquished the Demon Lord Garius, Akatsuki Ousawa bids farewell to the world of Alazyard and returns to his home world. His epic adventure has actually only just begun, though...

star 7.93
153 votes
Directors: Kujou Rion
Writers: Uesu Tetsuto