Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo

The BEST episodes of Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo

Every episode of Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo!

Albert was a boy who had been born to a noble family in Paris. He made a journey to the moon with Franz to escape from their tedious lives. On the moon, he met a millionaire calling himself the Count of Monte Cristo. The Count lived a life of splendour in a rich hotel, with beautiful women waiting on him and strong men guarding him. Albert was fascinated by this Count who seemed to know everything, and the two became friends. Albert eventually invited the Count to visit him in Paris. The Count's past slowly resurfaces, to the greatest displeasure of everybody involved.

Last Updated: 10/16/2022Network:TV Asahi
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The End of Happiness, the Beginning of Truth
star
8.06
17 votes

#1 - The End of Happiness, the Beginning of Truth

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/26/2005

Aboard his spaceship, the Count of Monte Cristo tells Albert about an old friend who was betrayed and imprisoned. Back home, Franz is close to learning an important secret.

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Haidee
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8.00
18 votes

#2 - Haidee

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/12/2005

Attorney General Villefort demands the arrest of the Count of Monte Cristo, but Heloise takes steps to prevent it from happening.

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The Letter from Edmond
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7.90
20 votes

#3 - The Letter from Edmond

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/8/2004

Villefort, Danglars, and Morcerf are invited to a funeral. Albert suspects something is wrong and follows them to an old church, where the lid of the casket is about to be opened.

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A Night in Boulogne
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7.85
20 votes

#4 - A Night in Boulogne

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/24/2004

At a party thrown by the Count, the guests play a game. They search for a secret room in the villa where a curse is sealed away. Albert has already discovered one secret kept between the Count and Heloise.

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At the Shore
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7.77
44 votes

#5 - At the Shore

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/30/2005

Five years later, Albert returns to Paris to visit the relics of his former life and the grave of a dear friend.

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Encore
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7.76
17 votes

#6 - Encore

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/5/2005

Albert's engagement is in jeopardy; Baron Dangler prefers his daughter to marry into wealth. Albert rushes to the opera house to find Eugenie - but the curtain may have already closed on his love.

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Scandal
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7.71
14 votes

#7 - Scandal

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/2/2005

Closing in on the secret of the Gankutsuou, Franz learns of a sailor named Edmond Dantes who had strange connections to many of the families in Parisian high society.

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Her Melancholy, My Melancholy
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7.65
20 votes

#8 - Her Melancholy, My Melancholy

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/10/2004

The Count of Monte Cristo positions himself deeper into the lives of those around Albert after meeting a banker and his frustrated wife.

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The Duel
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7.59
17 votes

#9 - The Duel

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/16/2005

Mercedes enters the misty woods to meet the Count - but only a scene of violence is waiting for her.

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Counterattack
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7.56
16 votes

#10 - Counterattack

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/16/2005

The final target of the Count's rage returns to Earth and the bombardment of Paris begins!

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5/22, Stormy
star
7.48
23 votes

#11 - 5/22, Stormy

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/20/2004

Back in Paris, Albert's sheltered friends grow suspicious upon the arrival of the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo.

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I Dreamed a Dark Dream
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7.47
19 votes

#12 - I Dreamed a Dark Dream

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/1/2004

The charms of the Count are fading for some, as mysteries and suspicions multiply. The controversy surrounding the mysterious man can only grow when a hidden poisoner begins to ply their trade.

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Edmond Dantes
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7.47
15 votes

#13 - Edmond Dantes

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/23/2005

Albert and Mercedes are seriously wounded as Fernand prepares for his final showdown with the Count of Monte Cristo.

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The Golden Boy's True Identity
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7.46
13 votes

#14 - The Golden Boy's True Identity

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/9/2005

An abominable memory, consigned to the darkness of the past, has been resurrected by the hands of the Count and his plan of revenge enters its final stage.

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The Secret Flower Garden
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7.37
19 votes

#15 - The Secret Flower Garden

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/17/2004

The lives of Albert's aristocratic friends are full of secrets - and the Count is among those prone to whispering in the ears of ladies known to be spoken for.

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Until the Sun Rises over the Moon
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7.36
22 votes

#16 - Until the Sun Rises over the Moon

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/13/2004

Albert is kidnapped! Franz's frantic attempt to collect the ransom money comes up short, so he warily seeks the assistance of the Count of Monte Cristo.

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Lost Souls
star
7.31
16 votes

#17 - Lost Souls

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/19/2005

After the announcement of Eugenie and Andrea's engagement leaves Albert feeling betrayed, the Count appears and invites him on a journey deep into the universe.

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An Engagement Broken
star
7.29
17 votes

#18 - An Engagement Broken

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/15/2004

Three aristocratic households are growing aware that they are caught in a conspiracy. Franz immediately suspects the Count, but Albert won't hear of it.

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Confession
star
7.29
14 votes

#19 - Confession

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/9/2005

After the Count reveals a shocking truth, Albert is left shattered when Franz explains a horrible and twisted story of revenge.

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A Mother's Secrets
star
7.27
22 votes

#20 - A Mother's Secrets

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/27/2004

The questions surrounding the Count multiply when Albert visits the man's lavish mansion in Champs Elysees, which is filled with complicated tricks and gold ornaments.

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Farewell, Euganie
star
7.25
12 votes

#21 - Farewell, Euganie

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/2/2005

Being rescued from danger by Chateau-Renaud, Albert learns about Eugenie's marriage and rushes over to the Danglars' home.

Do You Love Your Fiancee?
star
7.14
21 votes

#22 - Do You Love Your Fiancee?

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/3/2004

During a pleasure cruise arranged by the Count, a disagreement leads to a duel between Albert and Maximilien. Albert's raw emotions allow his host to grasp even more sway over his destiny.

At Journey's End, We Meet
star
7.00
29 votes

#23 - At Journey's End, We Meet

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/6/2004

Young aristocrat Albert visits the city of Luna on the surface of the moon. He quickly falls under the spell of an enigmatic gentleman - the Count of Monte Cristo.

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Even If I Should Stop Being Me
star
6.93
14 votes

#24 - Even If I Should Stop Being Me

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/23/2005

The Count escalates his plan for revenge, launching a bitter blow at his next target, the Danglars Bank. The impact will be felt by many - including Albert.

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