The BEST Episodes of Chivalry of a Failed Knight

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 15, 2020

Network: AT-X

The "school sword action" story revolves around Magic Knights, modern magic-users who fight with weapons converted from their souls. Ikki Kurogane goes to a school for these Magic Knights, but he is the "Failed Knight" or "Worst One" who is failing because he has no magical skills. However, one day, he is challenged to a duel by Stella, a foreign princess and the "Number One" student. In this duel, "the loser must be obedient for life."

Sword Eater III

#1 - Sword Eater III

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 21, 2015

In an effort to help Ayase and her father, Ikki challenges Kuraudo Kurashiki, a swordsman from Donro Academy with the nickname “Sword Eater”.

star 8.98
120 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
Sword Eater II

#2 - Sword Eater II

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 14, 2015

Ikki’s impending opponent might be the most difficult one yet. He’ll have to rely on his skill and determination to help a friend rediscover their honor.

star 8.92
128 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
The Experience of the Princess

#3 - The Experience of the Princess

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 31, 2015

As a result of his selection match performances, Ikki gains an unexpected following. Kagami gives Stella some advice that may save the princess and Ikki from parting ways.

star 8.81
135 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
Witch of the Deep Ocean vs Raikiri

#4 - Witch of the Deep Ocean vs Raikiri

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 5, 2015

Shizuku's next opponent is none other than the student council president, Toka Todo. In the clash between lightning and water, which blazer will emerge as the victor?

star 8.80
120 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
Failed Knight IV

#5 - Failed Knight IV

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 24, 2015

Ikki’s first official match approaches! Unfortunately, he and his opponent, Shizuya Kirihara, have a history. Worse, Kirihara has the immediate upper hand due to his device.

star 8.78
138 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
Sword Eater I

#6 - Sword Eater I

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 7, 2015

Another student wishes to be Ikki’s pupil, but doesn’t quite know how to ask. Despite her initial awkwardness, Ayatsuji proves to be a hard worker and talented with a sword.

star 8.77
127 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
An Uncrowned Champion II

#7 - An Uncrowned Champion II

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 19, 2015

The stage is set and stakes run high as Ikki prepares to face the unbeatable Raikiri. In the end, who will be the victor?

star 8.68
136 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
Failed Knight III

#8 - Failed Knight III

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 17, 2015

Shizuku invites Ikki to go shopping, but is annoyed when Stella joins them. Ikki meets Shizuku’s roommate, whose device helps the group as they encounter some serious trouble!

star 8.46
138 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
Failed Knight II

#9 - Failed Knight II

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 10, 2015

Ikki’s sister, Shizuku, enrolls in the school and causes quite the commotion upon seeing him. With Shizuku's arrival, Stella learns more about Ikki’s history.

star 8.41
147 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
Princess' Vacation

#10 - Princess' Vacation

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 28, 2015

Stella and Ikki head to what they think is a vacation, only to find multiple surprises lying in wait. Meanwhile, Shizuku makes a visit home.

star 8.16
118 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
An Uncrowned Champion I

#11 - An Uncrowned Champion I

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 12, 2015

An innocent kiss shared in secret becomes the catalyst for a scandal, and Ikki is taken by the ethics committee on counts of "indecent" behavior with the Crimson Princess.

star 8.10
126 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa
Failed Knight I

#12 - Failed Knight I

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 3, 2015

Ikki Kurogane walks in on Princess Stella Vermillion changing clothes. A duel will settle the matter, but Stella raises the stakes, obligating the loser to lifelong servitude.

star 7.97
158 votes
Writers: Shogo Yasukawa