Let's Make a Mug Too

The BEST episodes of Let's Make a Mug Too

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Together with her father, who had quit his salaryman job, Toyokawa Himeno moves to Gifu prefecture's Tajimi city. That's the city where her mother is from, whom she had lost when she was still young. Himeno is now attending her mother's alma mater, where her classmate Kukuri Mika invites her to tag along to a special place. That place turns out to be the pottery club! There, she learns for the first time that her mother was a legendary potter, and is consequently pulled into the world of pottery.

Last Updated: 5/27/2022Network: CBC (JP)
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A Smile for the Future
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7.77
13 votes

#1 - A Smile for the Future

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/19/2021

In order to make her father, Tokishirou, happy, Himeno hopes that she can win some sort of prize. What's the result of the contest?! On a later day, Himeno and her friends have a celebration for the contest. Meanwhile, Tokishirou, who had snuck out, couldn't resist sitting on Himeno's ceramic cushion and then...

The Garden of Sky and Wind
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7.76
17 votes

#2 - The Garden of Sky and Wind

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/8/2021

The members of the pottery club start preparing for the Mino ware contest. Himeno is still agonizing about what to make when the club advisor Mami asks her to help in an old school building. On the way there, beckoned by a strange tune the wind was playing, Himeno discovers a huge ceramic monument...

Beyond the Calm Autumn Sky
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7.75
8 votes

#3 - Beyond the Calm Autumn Sky

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/2021

Juubeh invites Touko to walk around Eihouji temple, something they haven't done in years. While they are admiring the beautiful fall foliage, Juubeh finally reveals to her how he really feels, something he has been wanting to do forever, but couldn't.

I'm Making a Mug!
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7.71
7 votes

#4 - I'm Making a Mug!

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/18/2021

It's finally time for the firing, meaning the pieces will be completed in just a little bit. Tokishirou is excited when he hears that Himeno might reveal the item she'll put onto the shelf. After all this waiting, what's the piece that Himeno unveils?!

My Mom Really Is Amazing!
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7.63
8 votes

#5 - My Mom Really Is Amazing!

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/16/2021

On the way home, a girl from Mexico talks to Himano, Mika, and Nao. It turns out she's a pottery student who was so impressed by a certain piece of pottery, she travelled all the way to Japan just to see it. Which piece could that be?

The Mumblings of the Clay
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7.60
10 votes

#6 - The Mumblings of the Clay

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2021

Tajimi's hot summer break is here. Everyone's working hard in the club room, however, out of all of them, Mika is especially eager. Using the very last batch of the special Gotomaki Clay, after numerous failures, she finally finishes a masterpiece.

My Paradise
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7.56
9 votes

#7 - My Paradise

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/9/2021

While cleaning her room, Himeno discovers a New Year's greeting card she got from Naoko when they were kids. When she tries to get Naoko to explain the message on the card, somehow they end up going out to find Chinese bellflowers even though they're no longer in season?

Himeno's Piece
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7.53
15 votes

#8 - Himeno's Piece

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/15/2021

Himeno still doesn't have a good idea what to make for the contest. When she asks her father, Tokishirou, he gives her the following advice: "I don't know what it is, but I just want to create something! That feeling is important." After hearing that, Himeno gets an idea. What will it be?

Good Day for the Pottery Wheel
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7.50
8 votes

#9 - Good Day for the Pottery Wheel

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/20/2021

A big star from the Showa era comes to visit Touko's grandfather, Juubeh. Somehow, Touko and that person end up sitting at the pottery wheel together in front of her grandfather, who once taught this star pottery...

Because We're Childhood Friends... Right?
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7.47
15 votes

#10 - Because We're Childhood Friends... Right?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/17/2021

While Himeno is engrossed in pottery, Touko yells at Mika for loudly playing with Naoko. Mika then rushes out of the clubhouse, and in her absence, Touko confesses that she admires Mika for having such a free-spirited imagination, something she herself lacks...

The Teacher's Secret
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7.47
15 votes

#11 - The Teacher's Secret

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

All done with their mock exams, the Himeno-Naoko-Mika trio spot their pottery club advisor Mami by the train station and impulsively decide to tail her. They pass through a forest, walk by a lake and finally reach a mountain. Where exactly is Mami going?!

What's Wrong, Touko-senpai?
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7.44
9 votes

#12 - What's Wrong, Touko-senpai?

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/30/2021

The preparations for the OriAca Festival are ramping up, giving the campus a different feel. The pottery club is also pushing ahead with their preparations for their exhibit. However, Himeno can't help but notice that Touko-senpai seems down and decides to...

Hime-chan Is Doing Her Best
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7.43
14 votes

#13 - Hime-chan Is Doing Her Best

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/5/2021

Now that Himeno settled on the shape of the cushion, she now has to pick the color. However, the vast number of colors overwhelms her and she gets stuck. Seeing that, Naoko grabs Himeno and takes her to a special spot...

Found It!
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7.43
7 votes

#14 - Found It!

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/4/2021

After seeing the pieces Ximena finally finished, Himeno heads home. There Mami and Kusano add their support to Naoko, who's watching out for Himeno while she struggles to find something to put on the shelf.

Freedom - Future - Sparkle
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7.43
7 votes

#15 - Freedom - Future - Sparkle

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/11/2021

Finally having found what she wants to make, Himeno does a 180 and dives headfirst into making pottery. Meanwhile, Toushirou keeps worrying that his suggestion to Himeno is torturing her because her behavior is so different...

Pound, Stretch, Subtract, and Add
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7.38
13 votes

#16 - Pound, Stretch, Subtract, and Add

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/29/2021

Now that she had the idea of making a ceramic cushion, Himeno's head is completely occupied with the topic. Flustered by the looming deadline of the contest, she has an eureka moment for making the perfect cushion while braiding Mika's hair. How will that ceramic cushion turn out?

The Pottery Club of Endless Mysteries
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7.38
8 votes

#17 - The Pottery Club of Endless Mysteries

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/6/2021

As Himeno and the others are trying to get to the bottom of the mystery tool that Ximena found at her studio, Touko decides to give a pottery tool lesson in a quiz format. When she sees them all having fun figuring it out, she remembers how it was for her when she was little.

Supersized ♥ Cultural Festival
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7.38
8 votes

#18 - Supersized ♥ Cultural Festival

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/13/2021

The day of the Ari Aca Festival. Aside from exhibiting and selling items for the pottery club, Himeno is helping her class when Tokishirou and Kusano come to visit. The two of them reminisce about old times and start talking about a hidden piece that has been passed down in the pottery club.

I Want to Win a Prize Now
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7.36
14 votes

#19 - I Want to Win a Prize Now

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/12/2021

Having submitted her piece, Himeno is filled with relief, albeit only for a brief moment: remembering Tokishirou's reaction to the chazuke bowl, she can't stop thinking about the judges' decisions because she wants to have another chance at truly filling her father's heart with joy. Today's finally the day. After being impressed by all the creative pieces, it's finally time for the award ceremony of the contest...

The Taste of Ochazuke
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7.29
14 votes

#20 - The Taste of Ochazuke

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

Himeno accidentally broke her dad's favorite rice bowl. She decides that she "will make a perfect bowl for dad!" and begins her work. With the help of Touko and the others she manages to complete her project, but for some reason Himeno doesn't look so happy...

Let's Go! Down the Path of Pottery
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7.22
9 votes

#21 - Let's Go! Down the Path of Pottery

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/2/2021

With the Mino ware contest under her belt, Himeno finally feels like she's arrived at the starting line for the path of pottery. While she is talking to her friends from the pottery club about the next, even more wonderful thing to make, a visitor with a typhoon-like energy bursts into their club room...

The Pottery Club Is Paradise
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7.06
16 votes

#22 - The Pottery Club Is Paradise

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/10/2021

After joining the pottery club, Himeno is uncertain if she can make pottery. Touko and Mika then show the novice Himeno that pottery and ceramics are widely used in all sorts of manners all over town. She realizes that pottery is not that forbidding, and that she's always surrounded by it!

Welcome to the Pottery Club!
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6.91
23 votes

#23 - Welcome to the Pottery Club!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/3/2021

On her first day in high school, Himeno introduces herself to the class by lining up the mugs her late mother made. Her classmate Mika knows her mothers works, so she takes her to the pottery club. Taken in by the smell of the clay she shouldn't know yet, Himeno goes in for her first attempt at pottery.

Directors: Jun Kamiya
Kukuri of the Strange River
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6.60
15 votes

#24 - Kukuri of the Strange River

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/22/2021

The hot, hot summer of Tajimi has arrived, and Himeno, Mika, Naoko, and Touko have a blast in the river trying to catch eel! Then suddenly a kappa appears before them and takes them down to Ryūgū-jō. Inside Ryūgū-jō, a certain person in the form of their high school self is awaiting them...