The BEST Episodes of Backflip!!

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 30, 2021

Network: Fuji TV

The final summer of middle school, Shotaro Futaba discovers boys gymnastics and is completely enamored by it. Shotaro ends up going to Soshukan Private High School (aka Ao High) and decides to visit the boys gymnastics club. He's greeted by very unique senpais and a star gymnast named Misato Ryoya. Dedicating your life to something you love during your fiery days of youth... Of course, there is frustration, and fights, but see how these boys work together as a team towards a similar goal in this drama about sports and youth.

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Be Needy!

#1 - Be Needy!

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 4, 2021

The coach suggests a new group lift to increase their routine's difficulty for regionals, but Misato can't seem to get the hang of it...

star 8.63
8 votes
Give It Your All, Fight Hard

#2 - Give It Your All, Fight Hard

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 18, 2021

With the pain in his arm growing worse, Shotaro is sent to the hospital just before the tournament. Meanwhile, the tension builds between the athletes of Ao High and Shiro High...

star 8.56
9 votes

#3 - Enjoy!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 14, 2021

It's time for the prefectural tournament! Shotaro is doing his best to prepare for what will be his first official competition, but he nevertheless struggles with fear and nerves about the upcoming event.

star 8.54
13 votes
We'll Make a Promise!

#4 - We'll Make a Promise!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 21, 2021

The Ao High boys are forbidden from using the university mat unless they pass all their midterms?! Theirs is the only school with this policy, but the story of why goes back to the team's founding three years ago...

star 8.20
10 votes
Tomorrow, Too!

#5 - Tomorrow, Too!

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 25, 2021

Shotaro returns to the hospital after their team's performance, with all of their futures left in the air. Will their team reach the Inter-High? And... will Shotaro ever perform again?

star 8.13
8 votes
I Want to Camp!

#6 - I Want to Camp!

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 23, 2021

A training camp is scheduled between Ao High and rival school Shiro High. Hoping to catch up with the others, Shotaro goes to train in the park, where he encounters a mysterious boy.

star 8.09
11 votes
I Want to Soar With You!

#7 - I Want to Soar With You!

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 16, 2021

Shotaro moves into a dorm with the other members of the men's rhythmic gymnastics team, but he'll need to pass a test to participate in their six-man routine.

star 8.07
14 votes
I'll Look After You!

#8 - I'll Look After You!

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 28, 2021

Onagawa gets into an accident and hurts his ankle. The other boys do all they can to support his recovery, but it appears there's something he's not telling them...

star 7.90
10 votes
We're All Rivals!

#9 - We're All Rivals!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 30, 2021

A striking performance by Shiro High plunges the still uncoordinated Ao High team into uncertainty. Can words from Coach Shidai turn things around?

star 7.89
9 votes
I Can't Stand It!

#10 - I Can't Stand It!

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 11, 2021

The boys are supposed to take the day before the tournament to rest, but they find they can't sit still. The only solution: cleaning the dorm!

star 7.89
9 votes
I Want to Backflip!

#11 - I Want to Backflip!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 9, 2021

After a life-changing encounter with men's rhythm gymnastics, Shotaro Futaba joins the team at Soshukan High School. There he meets a collection of colorful characters, including Ryoya Misato, a fellow first-year and middle school gymnastics star.

star 7.74
19 votes
I Want to Hide!

#12 - I Want to Hide!

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 7, 2021

The training camp is coming to an end, but with a few hours left, Mashiro suggests a game of hide-and-seek. But as with everything between Ao High and Shiro High, this too becomes a competition!

star 7.10
10 votes