The BEST Episodes of Joker Game

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 15, 2021

Network: AT-X

Taking place in the year 1937 on the eve of World War II, the story involves a mysterious spy training organization known as the "D Agency." The organization is established by Lieutenant Colonel Yuuki from the Imperial Japanese Army. His ideals lead him to recruit people beyond military academy graduates and personnel, while training them to become skilled agents in arts of manipulation. These agents would become a specialized team to conduct operations. One such antihero agent, under the name Jirou Gamou, goes on a harrowing mission to uncover secret documents titled "Black Notes," while battling forces from within and without his own ranks.

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Joker Game (1)

#1 - Joker Game (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 5, 2016

In Autumn 1937, Lt. Colonel Yuuki establishes the spy training group "D-Agency,” which went against the Imperial Army's wishes. The army sends Lieutenant Sakuma to serve as their liaison to D-Agency, and Lieutenant Sakuma observes the applicants brutal examination process. Disguised as military police, Sakuma leads D-Agency on their first mission: to search the home of a suspected American spy, the Japanophile John Gordon.

star 8.80
129 votes
Directors: Kazuya Nomura
Writers: Kazuya Nomura, Taku Kishimoto
Joker Game (2)

#2 - Joker Game (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 12, 2016

Sakuma gambles his life and the raid of home comes up empty. And when Gordon lets it slip that this is the second time his home's been searched, Sakuma realizes he’s been set-up - he’s the Joker. Sakuma takes a gamble….

star 8.51
93 votes
Directors: Kazuya Nomura
Writers: Kazuya Nomura, Taku Kishimoto
Double Joker (2)

#3 - Double Joker (2)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 31, 2016

It's spy vs. spy as D-Agency and Wind Agency both race to prevent Japan's "Grand Strategy" from falling into enemy hands.

star 7.86
43 votes
Writers: Taku Kishimoto, Yuzo Sato

#4 - Robinson

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 3, 2016

Izawa Kazuo has a good life running a simple photography store in London... until he's suddenly arrested under suspicion of espionage. As Isawa undergoes a harsh interrogation, Lieutenant colonel Howard Marks, master spy for the British Secret Intelligence Service, appears before him.

star 7.83
46 votes
Writers: Kazuchika Kise, Taku Kishimoto

#5 - Pursuit

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 7, 2016

Aaron Price, Far East correspondent for the British Times, investigates the true identity of Lieutenant colonel Yuuki, the man rumored to have founded D-Agency. Flipping through the Military Preparatory School's list of past enrollees, his eye is drawn to a boy who passed the entrance exam at the top of his class, but was expelled for violence. His name? Arisaki Akira.

star 7.79
42 votes
Writers: Naoki Arakawa, Taku Kishimoto

#6 - Coffin

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 14, 2016

Hermann Wolff, a Wehrmacht Colonel assigned to German's intelligence agency, the Abwehr, investigates a suspicious train crash on the outskirts of Berlin with his right-hand man, Lieutenant Johann Bauer. Among the belongings of one of the bystanders is one of a spy's standard tools of the trade. When interrogated, its owner claims to have stolen it from a Japanese man named "Maki Katsuhiko..."

star 7.70
44 votes
Directors: Kazuya Nomura
Writers: Taku Kishimoto
XX (Double Cross)

#7 - XX (Double Cross)

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 21, 2016

Karl Schneider, writer for the Berlin Allgemeine, is suspected of being a German/Soviet double agent. While D-Agency searches for proof of his espionage activities, Schneider suddenly dies under mysterious circumstances. Lieutenant Colonel Yuuki sends his men on individual missions in order to uncover the truth.

star 7.70
47 votes
Directors: Kazuya Nomura
Writers: Kazuya Nomura, Taku Kishimoto
Codename: Cerberus

#8 - Codename: Cerberus

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 17, 2016

Tokimaru is a luxury liner making its way from San Francisco to Japan. Along the way, it will stop at each Hawaiian island. While sitting on deck, Utsumi Osamu is approached by a man calling himself Jeffrey Morgan. At that same moment, cries of terror erupt from those looking out at the ocean.

star 7.53
49 votes
Directors: Kazuya Nomura
Writers: Taku Kishimoto
City of Temptation

#9 - City of Temptation

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 26, 2016

Sergeant Honma Eiji has been assigned to the Shanghai military police. Not long after assuming his new post, he is summoned by Captain Oikawa Masayuki. Oikawa orders Honma to conduct an internal investigation and uncover an enemy agent who's infiltrated their ranks. As he explains the mission, they hear an explosion...

star 7.48
48 votes
Writers: Atsushi Takeuchi, Taku Kishimoto
Double Joker (1)

#10 - Double Joker (1)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 24, 2016

A former diplomat is suspected to have a copy of the "Grand Strategy -- top-secret knowledge of the Imperial Army's. Gamou Jirou investigates the diplomats friend in Japan, the British consul.

star 7.39
46 votes
Writers: Taku Kishimoto, Yuzo Sato
Asia Express

#11 - Asia Express

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 10, 2016

One of D-Agency's collaborators, Morozoff has requested an immediate meeting and has important secret information to report. The meeting will take place on the South Manchurian Railway Asia Super Express. D-Agency member Seto Reiji arranges to meet him. Before the meeting can occur, he finds Morozoff has been murdered.

star 7.37
40 votes
Writers: Taku Kishimoto, Yuusuke Sunouchi

#12 - Miscalculation

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 19, 2016

Following a scuffle with German soldiers, a man wakes up with amnesia. His only possession? A passport with the name "Shimano Ryuunosuke" and the port of entry, Marseille, France. Speaking with to one of people who helped him, he learns France has been occupied by the German army.

star 6.77
82 votes
Writers: Takayuki Hamana, Taku Kishimoto