The BEST Episodes of King's Game: The Animation

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 21, 2021

Network: AT-X

Nobuaki Kanazawa, who transferred to a high school far away, is afraid of getting intimate with his new classmates because of the events that happened from his previous school. This led him to shut his heart. However, he starts to open up during the sports festival's class relay. He and all his classmates received an email from "Ousama." At first, his classmates didn’t take what they were told seriously, thinking it's just a joke, but Nobuaki, the only one who knows the real meaning of it, fights against the "death" game that will soon begin…

Race (Evil | Run)

#1 - Race (Evil | Run)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 7, 2017

The next order is a race, and Nobuaki begins in dead last place...

star 7.44
16 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Friendship (Melting Emotion)

#2 - Friendship (Melting Emotion)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 2017

Kenta comes to Nobuaki's rescue, but a suddenly changed Natsuko urges Mizuki to kill both of them. Then, Nobuaki continues the story of the last King's Game, which moved on to a deadly popularity vote...

star 7.41
27 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Determination (Blood | Judgment)

#3 - Determination (Blood | Judgment)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 2017

Riona asks Nobuaki to meet her--and shares a secret about Natsuko. Plus, the new day brings with it a new order for everyone in class...

star 7.35
20 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Breakthrough (Solution | Hades)

#4 - Breakthrough (Solution | Hades)

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 2017

Nobuaki, Kenta, and Mizuki leave for the abandoned village where the first King's Game took place. On the trip, Nobuaki tells them what happened when he theorized that King was a member of his old class...

star 7.28
25 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Chaos (Scars Disorder)

#5 - Chaos (Scars Disorder)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 2017

Nobuaki begins to tell the story of the King's Game that happened at his old school to his new classmates, who have just witnessed the death of one of their own firsthand. The orders started out simple enough, but quickly escalated...

star 7.27
30 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Wail (Karma | Tears)

#6 - Wail (Karma | Tears)

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 2, 2017

The death count rises as Nobuaki and classmates try to find a way out of the game. Can they figure out the meaning of the cryptic newest order before it kills them all?

star 7.26
23 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Demise (End | Grudge)

#7 - Demise (End | Grudge)

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 21, 2017

The survivors of the race barely have any time to catch their breath before the next grotesque order arrives from King. Can Nobuaki and Natsuko put their differences aside to find a way to end the King's Game?

star 7.06
18 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Eternity (Forever | Dread)

#8 - Eternity (Forever | Dread)

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 2017

Nobuaki, Kenta, and Mizuki arrive in Yonaki Village to search for clues about the first King's Game.

star 7.05
21 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Solidarity (Wedge | Binds)

#9 - Solidarity (Wedge | Binds)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2017

Teruaki carries out a plan to take back the upper hand from Natsuko, who stole Teruaki and Nobuaki's phones--but will it work?

star 7.00
19 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Advance (Forward | Invade)

#10 - Advance (Forward | Invade)

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 14, 2017

Nobuaki and Riona are still in last place of the deadly race, with a scheduled punishment coming up--how will they decide who survives?

star 7.00
17 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Revolt (Counter/Oppress)

#11 - Revolt (Counter/Oppress)

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 2017

Only ten members of Nobuaki's original class remain. This time, the number of lives that will be claimed is left up to a gruesome game of chance...

star 6.73
22 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta
Begin Again (Break Again)

#12 - Begin Again (Break Again)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 5, 2017

Transfer student Kanazawa Nobuaki has a secret--one that makes him afraid of making friends with his new class. His classmates aren't so easily pushed away, and start breaking down the wall around his heart. But it might all fall apart when the entire class receives orders for something called the King's Game...

star 6.64
33 votes
Writers: Kenji Konuta