The BEST Episodes of Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 8, 2021

Network: Fuji TV

Seven men and women board a pink bus in search of true love. On a journey through Asia with strangers, their goal is to return to Japan as a couple.

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In the Arms of the Himalayas

#1 - In the Arms of the Himalayas

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 27, 2018

After hearing of a legend foretelling good luck to those who catch a glimpse of the Himalayas, Yuchan climbs a mountain and makes up her mind.

star 8.67
3 votes
True Confession

#2 - True Confession

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 15, 2018

After Asuka's confession, Yu-chan decides to make a declaration of his own, and everyone waits for Asuka's reply. Then it's on to Malaysia!

star 8.50
6 votes
The Shape of Love

#3 - The Shape of Love

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 22, 2018

The Love Wagon makes its final stop in Singapore, where Shacho decides to confess. After they return to Tokyo, one more surprise awaits.

star 8.50
4 votes
Yesterday's Enemy, Today's Friend

#4 - Yesterday's Enemy, Today's Friend

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 17, 2019

The members put the camping disaster behind them and travel to the legendary city of Samarkand. They're invited to a wedding, and love is in the air.

star 8.50
2 votes
The Doctor's Tears

#5 - The Doctor's Tears

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 24, 2019

After Moa shares her painful secret, an emotional Dr. Morimori ponders his response. Then the love wagon rolls on to its next destination: Kazakhstan.

star 8.50
2 votes
Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

#6 - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 31, 2019

In Astana, Hidekun and new member Mya start spending more time together. Depparin gets upset, but AI unexpectedly tries to cheer her up.

star 8.50
2 votes
Say That to My Face!

#7 - Say That to My Face!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 30, 2017

A stray remark from Hatomune devastates Yume-chin's confidence, giving Asuka a chance. With stress building up, Depparin gets angry at the staff.

star 8.29
7 votes
Shy Boy

#8 - Shy Boy

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 15, 2018

After talking over his worries with Shacho, Shy Boy finally tells Kasuga how he feels. The next day, he waits in the pouring rain for her answer.

star 8.25
4 votes
The Sky Lanterns

#9 - The Sky Lanterns

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 28, 2017

Smitten at first sight, Shy Boy begins spending time with Kasuga. Depparin struggles with the clueless Yu-chan, while Hatomune spends time with Asuka.

star 8.20
5 votes
A Harsh Wind Blows

#10 - A Harsh Wind Blows

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 4, 2018

Hatomune confesses, then waits for an answer from Asuka. The staff have a surprising announcement for the remaining members.

star 8.20
5 votes
The Moon Above

#11 - The Moon Above

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 11, 2018

Overwhelmed by the fallout from her decision, Asuka has a close call one night. Depparin struggles to choose between Yu-chan and Akira.

star 8.20
5 votes
Sparkling Tears

#12 - Sparkling Tears

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 18, 2018

Depparin waits for an answer after making her confession. On the way to Thailand, one of the members vows to make a fresh start.

star 8.20
5 votes
Saving Lives

#13 - Saving Lives

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 14, 2017

The love wagon rolls into Mandalay to meet Dr. Yoshioka, who's dedicated his life to providing medical care to children, and to discuss "happiness."

star 8.17
6 votes
Over the Rainbow

#14 - Over the Rainbow

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 21, 2017

Yume-chin makes a confession to Hatomune, who has one night to decide his response. Then the love bus rolls into the next country: Taiwan.

star 8.17
6 votes
The Lotus Flower

#15 - The Lotus Flower

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 9, 2017

The group visits the home of a local family, prompting a discussion about happiness. Asuka seems troubled, while Taka gets advice from Depparin.

star 8.00
6 votes
Written on Petals

#16 - Written on Petals

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 16, 2017

With the Love Wagon still rolling through Vietnam, Taka prepares a present for Yume-chin. Then he decides to ask her a very important question.

star 8.00
6 votes
The Fear in her Soul

#17 - The Fear in her Soul

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 1, 2018

The group learns about gender expression in Thailand before visiting another orphanage. Shy Boy worries about Kasuga hitting it off with Tom.

star 8.00
5 votes
Origami

#18 - Origami

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 22, 2018

Isamuchan is happy to spend an evening with Yuchan, but he soon realizes that drastic measures are required to make her notice his feelings for her.

star 8.00
2 votes
Smile

#19 - Smile

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 7, 2019

The members meet a Japanese man from Karafuto who had been forcibly brought to Kazakhstan after WWII. AI begins to feel Depparin's absence.

star 8.00
2 votes
AI in Love

#20 - AI in Love

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 14, 2019

With Depparin's return, both Hidekun and AI find themselves thinking about her. Knowing Mya has feelings for him, AI decides to let her down easy.

star 8.00
1 votes
The Smiling Country

#21 - The Smiling Country

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 23, 2017

Shy Boy joins the group as they tour Myanmar and learn the culture of not getting angry. Depparin and Asuka both have their eyes on Yu-chan.

star 7.83
6 votes
Mama

#22 - Mama

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 8, 2018

Shy Boy shows off for Kasuga in various ways, including singing and playing the guitar. His lyrics inspire Asuka to make a decision.

star 7.75
4 votes
You Lied

#23 - You Lied

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 22, 2018

The group gets to know new member, Shacho. They then talk to a family of Japanese expats about life in Malaysia. Shy Boy learns something disturbing.

star 7.75
4 votes
Broken

#24 - Broken

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 1, 2018

Kanya has her eyes on Shacho, but Tom's life story intrigues her. Kasuga and Shy Boy wonder what to do about their relationship, but can't decide.

star 7.75
4 votes
Love Wagon of Tears

#25 - Love Wagon of Tears

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 8, 2018

Shacho takes Kanya on a nighttime boat ride, but fails to foil her interest in Tom. Shy Boy tries to make things right with Kasuga.

star 7.75
4 votes