The BEST Episodes of Dies Irae

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2021

Network: Tokyo MX

On May 1, 1945 in Berlin, as the Red Army raises the Soviet flag over the Reichskanzlei, a group of Nazi officers conduct a ritual. For them, the slaughter in the city is nothing but the perfect ritual sacrifice in order to bring back the Order of the 13 Lances, a group of supermen whose coming would bring the world's destruction. Years later, no one knows if this group of officers succeeded, or whether they lived or died. Few know of their existence, and even those who knew began to pass away as the decades passed. Now in December in the present day in Suwahara City, Ren Fujii spends his days at the hospital. It has been two months since the incident that brought him to the hospital: a fight with his friend Shirou Yusa where they almost tried to kill each other. He tries to value what he has left to him, but every night he sees the same dream: a guillotine, murderers who hunt people, and the black clothed knights who pursue the murderers. He is desperate to return to his normal, everyday life, but even now he hears Shirou's words: "Everyone who remains in this city eventually loses their minds."

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#1 - Einherjar

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 16, 2017

Eleonore is planning on opening the Fifth Swastika, but Lisa and Ren are there to potentially try to stop her. However, Kei is following Eleonore's orders, so that might not go as smoothly as everyone thinks.

star 7.80
10 votes
Golden Beast

#2 - Golden Beast

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 18, 2017

Fujii battles the enemies on the bridge. He temporarily gains the upper hand, and then the terrifying Lord Heydrich appears.

star 7.35
17 votes

#3 - Swastika

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 25, 2017

Ren is captured by the Black Round Table. He learns who they are and what they want.

star 7.35
17 votes
Self Destruction Factor

#4 - Self Destruction Factor

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 23, 2017

Shirou speaks with the mastermind behind the events in the city, who reveals that he was manipulated into being immortal and becoming "a toy of God."

star 7.00
10 votes

#5 - Reunion

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 11, 2017

Ren wakes up with a blonde girl in his bed! He and Kasumi adopt her and take her around the city, buying her clothes and taking her shopping. Then he has a meeting with his old friend Shiro.

star 6.94
16 votes
A Mother's Sins

#6 - A Mother's Sins

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 9, 2017

The Black Round Table's next target is the hospital where Kasumi is kept. Will Ren be able to protect her?

star 6.93
14 votes

#7 - Promise

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 2, 2017

The LDO puts its terrifying plan into place as they prepare to open the eight swastikas across the city. Can Ren and Shirou stop them?

star 6.87
15 votes
Emanation Level

#8 - Emanation Level

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 1, 2018

star 6.75
4 votes

#9 - Gladsheim

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 1, 2018

star 6.67
3 votes

#10 - Spider

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 4, 2017

The plans of the Black Round Table are revealed as one of their members teaches Ren how to use his powers. He's quickly given the chance to put his new strength to the test as another member kidnaps Kasumi!

star 6.63
19 votes
Valhalla Emanation

#11 - Valhalla Emanation

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 1, 2018

star 6.50
2 votes
Verweile Doch

#12 - Verweile Doch

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 1, 2018

star 6.50
2 votes
Golden Alchemy

#13 - Golden Alchemy

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 1, 2018

star 6.00
3 votes
Twilight Girl

#14 - Twilight Girl

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 14, 2017

Ren Fujii is discharged from the hospital, not waiting for his friend Kasumi to meet him. She catches up with him and makes him take her to a sword exhibition to confront his fear of knives.

star 5.87
68 votes
Writers: Susumu Kudō, Takashi Masada
To the New World

#15 - To the New World

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 1, 2018

star 5.00
2 votes
The Claws and Fangs of a Beast

#16 - The Claws and Fangs of a Beast

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 21, 2017

Each night, Ren is tormented by dreams. When he wakes up, another headless corpse is found. Is he behind the murders, and if so, why?

star 4.53
51 votes
The End of the Nightmare Is a Beginning

#17 - The End of the Nightmare Is a Beginning

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 28, 2017

Ren confronts one of the group of new students about what they want. Ayane begins to show signs of supernatural abilities.

star 4.50
50 votes