Kotaro Lives by Himself

The BEST episodes of Kotaro Lives by Himself

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

Shin Karino is an unpopular manga writer and he is single. He lives in an apartment complex that has a rule forbidding children from living there. One day, Shin Karino's doorbell rings. When he opens his apartment door, he sees a small boy. The boy is 5-year-old Kotaro Sato. Kotaro Sato tells Shin Karino that he moved into the neighborhood. Shin Karino makes a weird face, because of the rule of his apartment complex. Kotaro Sato says that he lives by himself. At first, Shin Karino is annoyed by Kotaro Sato, but residents of the apartment building, including Shin Karino, become attached to Kotaro Sato.

Last Updated: 11/19/2022Network:TV Asahi
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Episode 3
star
8.00
3 votes

#1 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/8/2021

To express his gratitude to his friends for always helping him out, Kotaro invites Karino and Mizuki out to the park for a picnic.

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Episode 6
star
7.67
3 votes

#2 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/29/2021

When Kotaro shows up at Mizuki's hostess bar, Karino has to rush over to bring him home. But he shows up again the next day! What could he be thinking?

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Episode 10
star
7.67
3 votes

#3 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/26/2021

When Kotaro finds out that his father has been looking for him, he asks Ayano for a favor. At long last, it’s the day of Kotaro’s daycare performance.

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Episode 2
star
7.33
3 votes

#4 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/1/2021

Karino’s confidence takes a beating when his editor tells him his work looks dated. Meanwhile, it’s Kotaro’s first day of kindergarten.

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Episode 4
star
7.33
3 votes

#5 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/15/2021

Kotaro is very upset when the public bathhouse he always goes to with Karino is temporarily closed. Karino volunteers to help out at Kotaro’s preschool.

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Episode 8
star
7.33
3 votes

#6 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/12/2021

When Karino gets temporarily kicked out of his apartment for not paying his rent, he begs Kotaro to let him stay over for a while.

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Episode 9
star
7.33
3 votes

#7 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/19/2021

Karino’s ex-girlfriend asks to move back in for a little while, and an older boy from Kotaro’s foster home shows up and asks Kotaro for a favor.

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Episode 1
star
7.20
5 votes

#8 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/24/2021

Struggling manga creator Karino is surprised when 5-year-old Kotaro moves in next door: He's alone, and the apartment building doesn't allow children.

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Episode 5
star
7.00
3 votes

#9 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/22/2021

Aota, a man who's moved into an apartment in the building for just one month, asks Kotaro to be his friend. Karino tries not to feel jealous.

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Episode 7
star
7.00
3 votes

#10 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/5/2021

The apartment residents get a little freaked out when they start finding pebbles on their doorsteps in the middle of the night.

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