The BEST Episodes of Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 8, 2021
Ikebukuro West Gate Park, beside Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo, is the district where Makoto lives. Makoto is the so-called “trouble shooter of Ikebukuro”, and solves complicated issues that relate to gangs and the Yakuza - problems that even the police can’t handle.
#1 - Senkawa Fall Out Mother
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 24, 2020
Kyouichi suspects one of his fans is having trouble getting by, so he asks Makoto to go check in on her and her young son. Makoto's mother takes an unexpected interest in the situation as well, and they find there's more going on than meets the eye.
#2 - Sunshine Street Civil War, Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 22, 2020
Now on the run from most of his former friends, Makoto has to use all the resources he has left to piece together who's causing so much trouble in Ikebukuro. Chances are, it's the same one who seems to have a personal grudge against him.
#3 - Beastly Reunion
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 8, 2020
A woman abruptly commissions Makoto to get revenge for an attack that crippled her brother. But the "beast" who attacked him hardly seems savage, so Makoto decides to dig a little deeper on this case.
#4 - Waltz for Baby
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 27, 2020
A man he's only just met asks Makoto if he can help him figure out who killed his son five years ago. Thus begins some detective work for Makoto, which ends up digging up things that perhaps should have remained buried in the past.
#5 - Sunshine Street Civil War, Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 15, 2020
As tensions rise between the G-Boys and the Red Angels, Makoto finds himself mediating from the middle as usual. But this time the situation is different, and the stakes become much higher than they've ever been.
#6 - G-Boys Winter War, Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 17, 2020
Information about Shadow and his employer trickles in, as Makoto pulls out all the stops to prevent a civil war amongst the G-Boys. Now the question is, how big are the risks he's willing to take to maintain peace in Ikebukuro?
#7 - Dragon Tears
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 3, 2020
An advisor for technical intern trainees from China asks Makoto to help him find one of his missing charges. If she isn't back at her factory in time for an upcoming inspection, it could end up being bad news for everybody.
#8 - Nishi Ichibangai Shady Job
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 13, 2020
There's a new gang in town, and the word on the street is that they're acting as enforcers for a local business that treats its employees in highly questionable fashion. It's up to Makoto and one of said employees to uncover the truth.
#9 - Hatred on Parade
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 1, 2020
Makoto deals with two cases at once. One has to do with a nationalistic hate group, and the other, the harassment of local shops that employ foreigners. The hate group claims they aren't responsible for the harassment, but can they be trusted?
#10 - North Gate Smoke Tower
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 6, 2020
A dangerous new drug is on the streets, and its addicts are causing trouble around town. Takashi enlists Makoto's aid in dealing with the problem, and for Makoto, things soon become personal.
#11 - G-Boys Winter War, Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 10, 2020
Someone called Shadow is going around beating up G-Boys, and all the victims happen to be under Hiroto's command. Hiroto suspects Takashi is responsible, so Makoto has to figure out who hired Shadow before a war breaks out.
#12 - ZettaMovier @ Metropolitan Theater
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 20, 2020
An online content creator asks the G-Boys to provide him with a bodyguard, so Makoto is put on the job. This means he has to learn what video sharing is all about, and that's just the start of his revealing experience with ongoing online education.