The BEST Episodes of Kemonozume

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 1, 2021

Network: WOWOW

A race of cannibal monsters called the Shokujinki exists and it is the job of the Kifuuken, an elite group of beast-hunters, to stop them. Toshihiko Momota, an expert swordsman and son of the Kifuuken organization's leader, unexpectedly falls in love at first sight with a beautiful girl named Yuka. However, the couple's relationship is much more complicated than it seems at first glance, for Yuka is a Shokujinki.

Spicy Hot Birthday

#1 - Spicy Hot Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 16, 2006

Yuka celebrates her birthday with Toshihiko, but when she tried one of his secret immobilization techniques on him, he ends up paralyzed, just when their gigantic pursuer finds them.

star 7.45
11 votes
Writers: Masaaki Yuasa, Ryou Ono
Bitterness of the Past

#2 - Bitterness of the Past

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 26, 2006

The story of Toshiko's father is finally revealed, as how he became the leader of the Kifūken and his relationship with Yuka's mother.

star 7.21
14 votes
Directors: Hiroyuki Tanaka
Writers: Kuboshichi Ogi
Woman's Hidden Flavour

#3 - Woman's Hidden Flavour

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 9, 2006

Kyūtarō exposes his plan to reformulate the Kifūken's organization with the help of Kazuma. Trouble arises when another member of the school gets himself involved with a Shokujinki.

star 7.10
10 votes
Writers: Kuboshichi Ogi
Salty New Moon Night

#4 - Salty New Moon Night

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 19, 2006

Toshihiko escaped with Yuka and they hide themselves in a far away mansion.

star 7.08
12 votes
Writers: Atsushi Takahashi
Hard Farewells

#5 - Hard Farewells

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 12, 2006

Toshihiko's life changed drastically when his father dies, and Yuka's true nature is revealed to him.

star 6.73
11 votes
Directors: Masaaki Yuasa
Writers: Masaaki Yuasa
Coffee-Flavoured Millet Dumplings

#6 - Coffee-Flavoured Millet Dumplings

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 28, 2006

While Toshihiko tries to convince Rie's father to join his battle against Ōba, Kazuma rushes to fight him by himself.

star 6.50
4 votes
Writers: Atsushi Takahashi
First Taste

#7 - First Taste

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 5, 2006

Toshihiko dedicated his life to only one purpose, to hunt down and destroy the Shokujinki, until the day he met Yuka.

star 6.19
47 votes
Directors: Masaaki Yuasa
Writers: Seishi Minakami, Masaaki Yuasa
Taste Has Nothing to Do with It

#8 - Taste Has Nothing to Do with It

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 5, 2006

Toshihiko and his allies struggle to stop Ōba's ambitions.

star 6.00
5 votes
Directors: Masaaki Yuasa
Writers: Masaaki Yuasa
The Sweet Fragrance of Rie

#9 - The Sweet Fragrance of Rie

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 23, 2006

Rie discovers Toshihiko's hideout and goes all out trying to bring him back home. Meanwhile, Yuka has a surprising revelation.

star 5.75
4 votes
Directors: Osamu Kobayashi
Writers: Kuboshichi Ogi
The Rain Was Bitter

#10 - The Rain Was Bitter

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 21, 2006

Ōba transforms Rie in a Shokujinki and put her into a fight against Yuka. Meanwhile, Kazuma discovers the truth about his origin.

star 5.75
4 votes
Directors: Hiroshi Shimizu
Writers: Hiroshi Shimizu
Detention Tastes Like Iron

#11 - Detention Tastes Like Iron

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 30, 2006

Toshihiko is captured and tortured by a group of Shokujinki commanded by Yuka's former lover. But soon the Kifūken discovers their location and storm the place.

star 5.67
3 votes
Directors: Yuichi Tanaka
Writers: Kuboshichi Ogi, Masaaki Yuasa
The Misfortunes of Others Are the Taste of Honey

#12 - The Misfortunes of Others Are the Taste of Honey

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 14, 2006

As Kyūtarō Ōba put his master plan in motion, he finally reveals his true colors.

star 5.67
3 votes
Directors: Kenji Nakamura
Writers: Kanji Wakabayashi, Kenji Nakamura
Sweet Dreams

#13 - Sweet Dreams

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 7, 2006

Once again on the run, Toshihiko and Yuka take a hike with a kind old couple. While traveling with them, they try to sort out their feelings for each other.

star 5.00
3 votes
Writers: Kuboshichi Ogi, Masaaki Yuasa