The BEST Episodes of Burst Angel

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 12, 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.

The Immortal Classmate

#1 - 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.

star 9.50
2 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Showdown in Osaka

#2 - 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.

star 9.25
4 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
The Man with No Name

#3 - 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.

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Blood Red Highway

#4 - 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.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
New Sheriff in Town

#5 - 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.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Genocide Angels

#6 - 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."

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Red Sea Gallows

#7 - 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.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Angels, Explode!

#8 - 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.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
The Wounded Outlaw

#9 - 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.

star 8.80
5 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Party of the Dragon

#10 - 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.

star 8.60
5 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Wild Kids

#11 - 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.

star 8.50
4 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Dueling Angels

#12 - 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.

star 8.50
4 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
24 Hour Strategy

#13 - 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.

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Wash this Garden with Blood!

#14 - 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.

star 8.25
8 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Slingin' Oil

#15 - 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.

star 8.20
5 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Black Sky

#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.

star 8.14
7 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
The Brothers Die at Dawn

#17 - 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.

star 8.10
10 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Eastern Angel, Western Hawk

#18 - 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.

star 8.00
5 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Tower of Tears

#19 - 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.

star 8.00
4 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
The Heartless Gunfighter

#20 - 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.

star 7.97
71 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
City Where The Beast Howls

#21 - 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.

star 7.88
41 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Mansion Where Lurks the Demon

#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.

star 7.75
8 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Uncharted Cyberspace

#23 - 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.

star 7.67
6 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo
Hell Comes Silently

#24 - 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.

star 7.53
76 votes
Directors: Kōichi Ōhata
Writers: Fumihiko Shimo