The BEST Episodes of Burst Angel
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Network: TV Asahi
In a crime-ridden future Japan, Kyohei Tachibana is a peaceful student at a culinary school, dreaming of going to France for advanced study as a patissier (pastry chef). To afford the trip, he accepts a part-time job as private cook to a strange group of women - Sei, Meg, Jo and Amy. To Kyohei's astonishment, they turn out to be a band of violent mercenaries, and he finds himself in the line of fire.
#1 - Showdown in Osaka
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 29, 2004
Takane Katsu saves Meg from the dirty cop, Iriki. Then Takane and Jo take down the cybot, extracting its brain and killing Iriki in the process.
#2 - The Immortal Classmate
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 3, 2004
Kyohei runs into a friend from school, Akio. Akio has joined the yakuza and become a cyberoid. Akio's boss Eiji has turned on him, and they destroy each other.
#3 - Angels, Explode!
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 14, 2004
Jo knocks Meg unconscious for her own safety, and Sei and Jo take down RAPT, with the help of Leo, Takane and Amy. After a long gun battle with RAPT cybots across town, Jo and Sei enter the RAPT HQ and destroy its supercomputer, along with killing the head of RAPT, which leads to the base exploding with them inside. Later on, Meg awakens on the beach and discovers what happened. The story ends with Meg replacing Jo in a scene similar to the entry credits but with a red Django. The fates of Leo, Takane, Kyouhei and Amy are left ambiguous, but it is implied they survived the final battle and fled from Tokyo.
#4 - The Man with No Name
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 20, 2004
Jo goes after a mysterious cybot, and meets a mute samurai. The cybot destroyed a village he was protecting, and he seeks revenge.
#5 - Party of the Dragon
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 1, 2004
Sei agrees to a political marriage for the sake of Bailan, but the groom, Jei, doublecrosses them. Meg's flying white tiger chi is unleashed, and Jei and his men are defeated.
#6 - The Wounded Outlaw
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 25, 2004
Jo and Kyohei are on the run from Sei's underlings, as they search for the crow. Jo and Sei resolve their differences, and Jo defeats the crow using Django in time to save Kyohei.
#7 - Wash this Garden with Blood!
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 11, 2004
The students at the all-girls school have been used as test subjects, turning one girl, called Nadeshiko Volban, into a monster. Jo joins the school and kills the monstrous girl.
#8 - Wild Kids
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 6, 2004
A flashback reveals Meg and Jo's history. Meg is the leader of a group of orphans who find Jo in a river with amnesia.
#9 - Dueling Angels
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 27, 2004
The cybot is piloted by Maria, a woman with special abilities like Jo. When she and Jo fight, it transports them to another reality. In this reality, the mute samurai defeats the cybot with a magic sword. Sei shows up with Django in the middle of the battle.
#10 - Blood Red Highway
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 17, 2004
A RAPT police cybot attacks Takane on the freeway. Its glowing brain causes it to attack innocent people. It calls in reinforcements, but Jo and the team destroy them all.
#11 - New Sheriff in Town
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 24, 2004
Bailan have joined forces with RAPT. They force Sei to disband the group, then send them on one last mission to kill the mutated governor, Ishihara.
#12 - Genocide Angels
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 31, 2004
Jo is captured, and her past is revealed. She is a bio-weapon, the same as Maria. They are the two survivors of a death match to choose the best. Maria comes on to Meg, then kidnaps her and Jo. Note: also called "The Devil You Love."
#13 - Red Sea Gallows
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 7, 2004
Maria takes Jo and Meg to a ship in the ocean. Jo and Maria have a duel, and Maria's desire to kill Jo abates. Jo, Meg and Maria are then attacked by RAPT cybots and Maria is seemingly killed.
#14 - The Heartless Gunfighter
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 13, 2004
Meg is kidnapped by a cybot, and Jo goes after her, taking Kyohei. They go into the most dangerous part of town and retrieve Meg, along with a piece of the cybot.
#15 - The Brothers Die at Dawn
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 27, 2004
Meg is trapped on a train with Wong and his brother, Jack Liang. Hinode Pharmaceuticals has been performing experiments on Wong, and he turns into a monster. This monster drives the train into a Hinode building, and Jo saves Meg at the last second.
#16 - Black Sky
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 18, 2004
A giant mechanized crow abducts Meg. It is searching for a deadly nanobot virus that has been injected in Kyohei. Jo takes Kyohei at gunpoint to look for the crow.
#17 - City Where The Beast Howls
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 20, 2004
Kyohei has second thoughts about his new job. The girls go after a lunatic named Anthony Wong, and get involved in a secret experiment along with Wong's brother.
#18 - Slingin' Oil
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 13, 2004
In a bit of fan service, the group goes to the beach. A giant squid causes a flaming oil spill, and Jo takes it down with Django.
#19 - Uncharted Cyberspace
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 8, 2004
Someone has been posting pictures of Amy in cyberspace, so she and Kyohei go shopping for electronics. A group of "monitormen" wants her to join them in cyberspace permanently, but she defeats them.
#20 - Hell Comes Silently
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 6, 2004
Kyohei, a culinary student, takes a mysterious job working for four women: Sei, Meg, Amy, and Jo. They are a special taskforce, and when one of their jobs goes awry, Kyohei is kidnapped.
#21 - Eastern Angel, Western Hawk
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 15, 2004
Jo is ordered to protect Mega Rider, a Japanese wrestler. Ultra Beast, his opponent, turns into a monster and Jo goes off to kill it.
#22 - Mansion Where Lurks the Demon
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 4, 2004
Meg goes undercover at an all-girls school named St. Luciana Academy. She investigates an elite clique called Ishtar, and is attacked by a monster.
#23 - Tower of Tears
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 22, 2004
A cybot attacks Osaka. RAPT is trying to take over the Osaka police, and they have planted a man in the Osaka police. The man captures Meg, as Jo fights the cybot.
#24 - 24 Hour Strategy
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 10, 2004
Takane and Leo visit the filming of a television drama, when Takane goes berserk then becomes unconscious. A glowing brain is controlling Tokyo's children, including Takane, and sends them after the group. Jo destroys the brain, and everyone returns to normal.