The BEST Episodes of He Who Can't Marry

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 24, 2020

Network: Fuji TV

Shinsuke Kuwano, a successful architect at 40, enjoys living by himself. He's an eccentric who loves his routine but hates people. After an incident he meets two women who become part of his life. Will they change him for the better? And would anyone want to marry this unmarriable man?

So what if I hate dogs?!

#1 - So what if I hate dogs?!

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 22, 2006

star 9.39
62 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I have a girlfriend?!

#2 - So what if I have a girlfriend?!

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 29, 2006

star 9.34
64 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I don't like to mix with the relatives?!

#3 - So what if I don't like to mix with the relatives?!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 15, 2006

star 8.92
63 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I don't let people into my home?!

#4 - So what if I don't let people into my home?!

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 1, 2006

star 8.91
64 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I like to be alone?!

#5 - So what if I like to be alone?!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 4, 2006

star 8.63
94 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I'm inflexible?!

#6 - So what if I'm inflexible?!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 8, 2006

star 8.47
64 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I spend my days off alone?!

#7 - So what if I spend my days off alone?!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 25, 2006

star 8.46
63 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I spend my money the way I want to?!

#8 - So what if I spend my money the way I want to?!

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 18, 2006

star 8.44
63 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I eat the food I like to eat?!

#9 - So what if I eat the food I like to eat?!

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 11, 2006

star 8.44
64 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I've become happy?!

#10 - So what if I've become happy?!

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 19, 2006

star 8.09
35 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
So what if I don't understand a woman's heart?!

#11 - So what if I don't understand a woman's heart?!

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 5, 2006

star 8.03
35 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
Is it bad to not celebrate marriage!!

#12 - Is it bad to not celebrate marriage!!

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 26, 2019

After getting the go sign from Kuwano about his marriage, Eiji starts his preparations for getting married with Sakurako. However, Kuwano feels a little uneasy about attending the ceremony…

star 8.00
2 votes
Is it bad to ask God!!

#13 - Is it bad to ask God!!

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

Madoka invites Izumi and Saki to join her on a trip to Kamakura, without letting Kuwano know about their plans. Meanwhile, despite their efforts to have fun without him, they see him in a Shrine at their holiday destination…

star 7.50
2 votes
Is it bad that I like cafes!!

#14 - Is it bad that I like cafes!!

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 19, 2019

Kuwano gets a request from Sakurako for working on a shop design. As an architect who mainly works with houses, he accepts the offer despite feeling reluctant to accept it…

star 7.50
2 votes
Is it bad to want to be happy!!

#15 - Is it bad to want to be happy!!

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2019

The former wife of Kimura, who Kuwano is working on the architectural aspect of a house, decides to pursue legal action over the building of the house...Meanwhile, the defense counsel of the former wife is Madoka...

star 7.50
2 votes
So what if I hate floral patterns?!

#16 - So what if I hate floral patterns?!

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 12, 2006

star 7.20
35 votes
Writers: Masaya Ozaki
Is it bad to like to be alone as usual!!

#17 - Is it bad to like to be alone as usual!!

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 8, 2019

It’s been 13 years since we last saw Kuwano. Now, he’s 53 and still in the same apartment room, living a happy life as a single man, only now he surrounds himself with smart speakers and all the other latest high-tech gear. And now that he’s over 50, he’s even more eccentric...

star 7.00
2 votes
Is it bad to meet with a matchmaking app!!

#18 - Is it bad to meet with a matchmaking app!!

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 15, 2019

Kuwano becomes a new user for a marriage partner search mobile application as a result of one’s playful mind. Meanwhile, even though he feels doubtful of the software, he begins to find it interesting in one way or another…

star 7.00
2 votes
Is it bad to be a rumor with a young actress!!

#19 - Is it bad to be a rumor with a young actress!!

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 22, 2019

One night, Kuwano is listening to the slight sound from the girl living next door to him. Meanwhile, despite knowing that his neighbor is an actress, he mischievously plans a cheeky prank...

star 7.00
2 votes
Is it bad to fight with my mother!!

#20 - Is it bad to fight with my mother!!

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 29, 2019

After a small fight with her daughter, Kuwano’s mother temporarily moves into his son’s apartment. Meanwhile, a hesitant Kuwano, who detests having anyone other than himself in his flat tries all that he can to push her out…

star 7.00
2 votes
Is it bad to be an obedient man!!

#21 - Is it bad to be an obedient man!!

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 3, 2019

After collapasing at work, Kuwano gets taken into Nakagawa's hospital. Meanwhile, rather than acting in a cool way which they usually do towards him, Madoka and co come to pay a visit at the hospital...

star 7.00
2 votes
Is it bad to judge by appearance!!

#22 - Is it bad to judge by appearance!!

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 12, 2019

Kuwano is getting concerned and irritated with a particular blog which rises to third in the rankings. Meanwhile, while he is expressing his stress to Madoka, her cousin suddenly appears before them..

star 6.50
2 votes