The BEST episodes of Kemonozume

Every episode of Kemonozume ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Kemonozume!

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.

Last Updated: 5/11/2024Network: WOWOWStatus: Ended
Spicy Hot Birthday
11 votes

#1 - Spicy Hot Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/16/2006

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.

Bitterness of the Past
14 votes

#2 - Bitterness of the Past

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/26/2006

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.

Directors: Hiroyuki Tanaka
Woman's Hidden Flavour
10 votes

#3 - Woman's Hidden Flavour

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/9/2006

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.

Salty New Moon Night
12 votes

#4 - Salty New Moon Night

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/19/2006

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

Coffee-Flavoured Millet Dumplings
5 votes

#5 - Coffee-Flavoured Millet Dumplings

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/28/2006

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

Hard Farewells
12 votes

#6 - Hard Farewells

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/12/2006

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

Directors: Masaaki Yuasa
The Rain Was Bitter
6 votes

#7 - The Rain Was Bitter

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/21/2006

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

Directors: Hiroshi Shimizu
Taste Has Nothing to Do with It
6 votes

#8 - Taste Has Nothing to Do with It

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/5/2006

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

Directors: Masaaki Yuasa
Detention Tastes Like Iron
4 votes

#9 - Detention Tastes Like Iron

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/30/2006

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.

Directors: Yuichi Tanaka
First Taste
49 votes

#10 - First Taste

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/5/2006

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

Directors: Masaaki Yuasa
The Sweet Fragrance of Rie
5 votes

#11 - The Sweet Fragrance of Rie

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/23/2006

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

Directors: Osamu Kobayashi
The Misfortunes of Others Are the Taste of Honey
4 votes

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

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/14/2006

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

Directors: Kenji Nakamura
Sweet Dreams
4 votes

#13 - Sweet Dreams

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/7/2006

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.