The BEST Episodes of D.Gray-man
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 24, 2020
Network: TV Tokyo
Toward the end of the 19th century, Allen Walker officially joins the organization of Exorcists that destroy the beings known as Akuma; mechanic weapons made by the Millennium Earl with the suffering souls of the dead. Allen has both a cursed eye and an anti-Akuma weapon as an arm, bearing the power of "Innocence," a gift given to him as an apostle of God. Allen, along with his fellow Exorcists must put a stop to the Millennium Earl's ultimate plot that could lead to the destruction of the world and all who live on it.
#1 - Vampire of the Solitary Castle
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 13, 2007
While on a mission to search for General Cross, Allen is beseeched by several villagers complaining about a "vampire problem." Soon after the ruckus, Lavi and Bookman join Allen on his new mission.
#2 - The Name Chronicled
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 19, 2008
After Allen recovers his left arm, he reflects on his old Innocence while many tests are done on the Ark. The tests show that his Innocence has reached 100% synchro-rate. Bak and Allen decide on a new name for Allen's newly evolved Innocence: God's Clown, otherwise known as Crown Clown. He is then given a new Exorcist coat by Wong, and he bids farewell to the Asia Branch, preparing to leave and board the Ark. Bak gives Allen a wireless communicator in a form of a gold earring, which allows him to talk to Komui. Lou Fa, Rikei, and Shifu return Allen's deck of cards, and Allen prepares to head off to Edo via Noah's Ark. The episode ends with Lavi preparing to engage in battle with Tyki Mikk.
#3 - Lavi
Season 2 - Episode 37 - Aired Jun 17, 2008
In Road's dream world, Lavi cuts down his comrades as he tries to ignore their pleads. But he is defeated by his illusionary friends. Road reveals Lavi was never injured, but went into shock because he believed his friends stabbed him. She releases Lavi, now controlled by his bookman heart, and orders Allen to kill him, or Lenalee and Chaoji will die by her candles. But Allen refuses and instead stabs Road. But she is uninjured as it is not her true body. Allen is engulfed in flames, but realizes that the heat is not effecting him. The candles surrounding Lenalee and Chaoji begin to melt instead. Back in control of his body, Lavi burns himself and engulfs Road in flame. She still seems uninjured however, until a blade pierces her body. Back in the dream world, Lavi realizes that Allen is the true Road, and succeeds in damaging her.
#4 - Weak Humans
Season 2 - Episode 35 - Aired Jun 3, 2008
Allen's battle with Tyki Mikk and Lavi's struggle with Road's dream continue. Tyki is determined to crush Allen's Innocence once again, and "snaps" after Allen pushes his Innocence to injure Tyki in a surprising move. Meanwhile, Hevlaska writhes in pain as a new general, who has pushed his Innocence synchronization rate past 100, is being born.
#5 - Transcendent One
Season 2 - Episode 36 - Aired Jun 10, 2008
After exceeding critical point, Allen's power and synch-rate with his Innocence has exponentially increased. His new sword, which resembles the Earl's, scares the Noah upon first sight of its power. As Allen escapes from Tyki's vacuum, Lenalee and Chaoji attempt to escape Road's cell, but hurt themselves in the process. Meanwhile, Tyki defends against Allen's Innocence and remembers events from his "white" side and his "black" side. Allen finally breaks through the defenses and cuts him. Thinking he should be dead, Tyki and the others are confused to see he has suffered no apparent damage yet felt pain. Allen reveals purpose: to save the human, or "white" side, of Tyki Mikk. Stigmata form where the cut should be and Tyki begins to feel the pain of the Noah inside him dying. As Road watches in horror, Allen exorcises the Noah from Tyki and the Noah's gray skin and forehead stigmata fade away. But Chaoji is suddenly stabbed by Road's candles. After watching her family member exorcised, Road surrounded them with candle stakes and swore her revenge, deciding to destroy Lavi's mind trapped within her. Meanwhile, Lavi realizes that his illusionary environment can still hurt him. Surrounded by his "dead" allies come back to life, Lavi prepares to attack the illusions.
#6 - Forbidden Skill, Sangen Style
Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired Apr 8, 2008
Kanda, superior in speed, and Skin, superior in power, fight to an apparent stalemate. Skin reflects on his past while barraging Kanda with blasts of lightning; Kanda responds by using his Nigentou. The room shakes, signaling that it will collapse soon; Kanda then activates his Kinki Sangenshiki (Taboo Three Illusions). As he uses this move (which drains part of his life), Kanda remembers a conversation that he had with Komui regarding the duration of his life, as well as a lotus blossom that symbolizes the amount of time that he has left. Suddenly, chains (representing Skin's dark energy) materialize, connecting Kanda to Skin. Skin uses these to throw Kanda around, telling him that the Noahs can never die. Finally, Kanda unleashes a final attack. As Skin falls, Kanda tells him that anyone can die as long as they remain mortal. Sure of his victory, Kanda heads for the exit. However, as he approaches it, Skin reawakens and prepares for his final attack.
#7 - Echoes in the Long Morning
Season 2 - Episode 52 - Aired Sep 30, 2008
The Level 4 appears to be defeated, but is it? In the aftermath of battle, rescue teams are dispatched to gather the survivors. General Cross is sent to Central Office while everyone else must prepare for the relocation of the Black Order's Headquarters. Meanwhile, Krory regains consciousness, much to the joy of his friends. As the Exorcists ponder the significance of Lenalee's evolved Innocence, the "Crystal Type", Allen declares that they must become stronger in order to defeat the Earl. The scene changes to show that the Noahs are attending a ball. The Earl is shown in the shadows with a humanoid shape. The end credits show the exorcists continue their duties; reunited with their innocences and sporting new outfits. The post credits reveal the Earl buying flowers from a poor girl with the letters Fin appearing.
#8 - Title
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 27, 2007
Back on the ship on route to Edo, Lenalee finally decides to accept the fact that Allen had to be left behind and puts on her new exorcist uniform. However, the ship is attacked by Eshii, a powerful Level 3 Akuma, who was once a Japanese painter, which explains why he uses the word "Title" before every attack. Lavi, Krory, and Bookman fiercly fight aganist Eshii, but are no match for him, resulting in Bookman getting a serious injury, however temporarily saved by Miranda's power. Realizing that everyone is in serious danger, Lenalee leaves the ship to confront Eshii alone.
#9 - The Truth About Eliade
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 6, 2007
While Lavi and Krory continue their battle outside the castle, Allen finds out the truth about Eliade.
#10 - Krory Attacks
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 27, 2007
When Allen and Lavi discover the truth about Krory's attack on the villagers, he appears before them with an intention to fight, thus leading to a rather fierce battle.
#11 - Let Me Hear the Lullaby
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 31, 2006
The adventure in Mater draws to a close as Allen and Kanda discover the truth of who the Doll actually is and then battle the level 2 Akuma for possession of the Innocence.
#12 - God's Clown
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 12, 2008
Allen engages the Level 3 Akuma in battle. Allen speaks to the soul trapped within the Akuma, and learns that this soul was the one that had previously been calling out to him. The soul asks Allen to save him, and Allen consents. However, because his body's composition is unstable (due to the Akuma's prior attack), Allen literally begins to crack during the fight. When Allen crumbles completely, the Akuma turns on Bak and Fou, partially decomposing their bodies too. Enraged, Allen finally manages to reactivate his Innocence and, and he destroys the Akuma. His new Innocence gives him a long black arm with razor sharp talons for fingers. He also acquires a white cowl that shoots web-like projectiles and is fitted with a mask. Before the Akuma dies, he tells Allen of the gathering of the Noah, the Level 3 Akumas, and the Exorcists in Edo.
#13 - Kanda Joins the Battle
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 3, 2008
The fight between Lavi and Tyki continues. While Lavi is repeatedly beaten down by Tyki, Bookman and Krory continue their assault on the huge Akuma, but their attacks continue to fail. Meanwhile, Miranda can no longer maintain her Innocence's barrier over the storage room, giving Tyki the opportunity to capture Lenalee. Chaoji and his comrades attempt to help her, but their efforts are in vain. Just as Tyki is about to deal them the killing blow, Kanda intervenes and begins a fight with Tyki. With Lavi's help, he manages to save Lenalee. Tyki prepares to counterattack, but he retreats when ordered to by the Millennium Earl. Marie uses his Noel Organon's ability to paralyze one of the giant Akuma. Kanda then reveals Mugen's second illusion, Nigentou, and destroys the Akuma in one slash. However, before the Exorcists can relax, the Earl fires off a black orb of energy that grows larger and larger, engulfing Edo in the process.
#14 - Melody
Season 2 - Episode 42 - Aired Jul 22, 2008
Allen managed to control the Ark, so the Ark was repaired with all the Exorcists who perished in the Ark brought back to life. Furthermore, the "factory" egg for creating akuma was half downloaded due to General Cross's spell, so it doesn't function. Chaoji then gains his innocence in the form of two bracelets interlocked as he tried to rescue the excorcists when the fell through a bottomless door; a pair of interlocked bracelets attached to his left hand. They suddenly realise that General Cross, who is a womanizer, is alone with Lenalee. They hurry back only to discover the General and Lenalee appear to be in a passionate embrace.
#15 - Lenalee's Love
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 7, 2007
Seeing Lenalee and Russell going out together, Komui assumes that they are dating and in rage, chases after them with his newly built, Komurin v2. Concerned, Allen, Lavi and the Science Division work together in an attempt to stop his reckless behavior. Meanwhile, an Akuma with amazing transformation skills has targeted Lenalee, but keeps being on the receiving end of Komui's explosive inventions.
#16 - The Power of Generals
Season 2 - Episode 47 - Aired Aug 26, 2008
Allen exorcises numerous Akuma but they won't stop coming at him, their aim being to prevent the exorcists from reaching the egg.In the meantime, Lulu Bell opens a new gate that will take the kidnapped Allen and the egg back to the Earl. Will she be able to make a clean escape?
#17 - Invasion
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 5, 2008
The story recaps on Allen being stabbed by the Level 3's thread. It affects his molecule structure and partially broke it down. While this is happening the whole Asian HQ is going into hiding, along with locking down their information so the Akuma can not damage it. Bak awakens the guardian deity by engraving a mark on his hand to trap the Akuma in beams of light that come from the pillars around it. They run with Bak carrying Fou, they go into a hallway and Bak again uses the guardian deity to close the wall, while it is closing Bak sees the aproaching Akuma and Fou transforms into Allen to fight it. Allen begins to cry blood from his eye and when a tear hits the ground his Innocence manifests around him and he warps infront of the gate Bak finaly opens the wall and Allen jumps onto the back of the Akuma damaging it with his right hand.
#18 - The Promise
Season 2 - Episode 51 - Aired Sep 23, 2008
Lenalee remembers her life before the Innocence forced her to live at the black tower. She reflects on how Komui joined the Black Order to be with her. Lenalee drinks the Innoncence and then blood pours out of her legs. Later, the Innocence uses her blood to materialize into boots; thus avoiding the need to become parasitic. She battles the level 4 with Allen and they end up pushing Allen's sword through the Akuma.
#19 - Attack on Headquarters
Season 2 - Episode 46 - Aired Aug 19, 2008
A violent battle ensues with Allen and Bookman fighting Lulubell's army of Level 3 Akuma, while the science department is slowly turned into a colony of Skulls.
#20 - Bad Game
Season 2 - Episode 31 - Aired May 6, 2008
No longer visible to the group, Jasdero and David attack. After Allen fails to force them out of hiding, the twins fire a new bullet: the green bomb, enclosing Allen in an airless jelly-like blob. Lavi helps and reveals, as he is Bookman's successor, he can identify the key. As he searches for the key, Krory also reveals he can find the Twins, and directs Allen in successfully catching them. To get out of their hold, the Twins release a mud-monster called Jasdevi's Hatred on Allen and Krory, devouring them whole. The Twins then take Lenalee and use her as a shield, angering Allen, who breaks free, only to be kept busy by an illusionary Earl with all the strength of the real one. Lero reveals that when the twins are thinking the same thing they make it real. Lavi finds the key, the masks and illusions disappear, and the Twins are visible once again. They become angered from being called 'kids' and annoyances, so they merge and reveal their true form, Jasdevi, "the Strongest Body Ever Imagined".
#21 - The Vampire Whom I Loved
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 13, 2007
Devastated by what he just learned about Eliade, Krory decides to fight her, despite his feelings toward her. Finally, Eliade is defeated and Krory decides to become an exorcist.
#22 - Jasdevi Enters the Scene
Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired May 13, 2008
In their combined form, Jasdevi has become exponentially stronger. Krory fights Jasdevi one on one to allow the others time to escape. When Krory drinks one of his three bottles of Chomesuke's blood, he is able to fight almost on par with Jasdevi. Jasdevi angers him by casually calling him a vampire and a monster. It reminds him of his lost love, the only one allowed to call him "vampire." Fueled by his anger, Krory drinks a second bottle of blood, but the fight has left him too weak to break down the poison within the blood. He grows weaker, but tries to avoid drinking the last bottle. As the fight wears on, he decides he must drink the last bottle, but Jasdevi takes it from him and drinks it himself. With Krory greatly weakened, Jasdevi is able to enclose him inside an iron maiden.
#23 - Dark-Colored Rhapsody
Season 2 - Episode 34 - Aired May 27, 2008
With only the tower left standing on the Ark, the group is now trapped inside with two Noah. Lenalee and Lavi are shocked to learn Innocence has literally become part of Allen's heart. This leads Lavi to speculate Allen, in addition to Lenalee, may be the heart. Soon after, Allen and Tyki face off once again. Meanwhile Road traps Lenalee and Chaoji and sends Lavi's mind and spirit to another dimension, where he has to confront himself and if he survives Road promised to release their trapped comrades.
#24 - Noah's Memory
Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired Apr 15, 2008
Believing he defeated Skin, Kanda walks to the exit of the room, but the numbness in his left hand and knee hinder him. In addition, too much of his life was consumed in the battle with Skin. As he is about to lose consciousness Skin's eyes start to bleed. Skin remembers three years ago, when he went to see a priest who told him about Noah. Remembering the pain the Innocence caused his ancestors, the Noah revives to fight Kanda once more. Draining more of his life, Kanda restores Mugen momentarily and destroys him, but the exit crumbles before he can leave. As the room crumbles, Kanda thinks of his friends and of the lotus blossom representing the remainder of his life wilting. The room then completely collapses. In Edo, Miranda notices that someone's time has vanished.
#25 - Black Carnival
Season 2 - Episode 39 - Aired Jul 1, 2008
The transformed Tyki is too fast and too powerful for Allen and Lavi and with the door destroyed, there is no way out of the Ark. Despite there is little hope, the Exorcists fight back. When the tower crumbles, Chaoji reacts to an Innocence, saving his and Lenalee's life for the while. The fight continues, as Allen vows to fight until his life ends. Meanwhile, strange beings guard a large round object and seem to be defeated by one of their own.