The BEST episodes of Log Horizon

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

One day, while playing the online game Elder Tales, 30,000 players suddenly find themselves trapped in another world. There, eight-year veteran gamer Shiroe also gets left behind. The trapped players are still alive, but they remain in combat with the monsters. The players don't understand what has happened to them, and they flee to Akiba, the largest city in Tokyo, where they are thrown into chaos. Once proud of his loner lifestyle, Shiroe forms a guild called Log Horizon with his old friend Naotsugu, female assassin Akatsuki and others.

Last Updated: 10/28/2023Network: NHKStatus: Ended
The Maidens of Watermaple
224 votes

#1 - The Maidens of Watermaple

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/2014

Akatsuki revives at the Cathedral and asks the others for help to defeated the murderer. She trains with the top members of D.D.D. and the West Wind Brigade in an attempt to learn the Teachings.

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Akihabara Raid
201 votes

#2 - Akihabara Raid

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/22/2014

A full raid of 24 party members has been formed to defeat Nerelith! The maidens gather to defend Akihabara! Meanwhile, Lenessia and Henrietta head beneath the Guild Building for a certain mission...

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The Pioneers
201 votes

#3 - The Pioneers

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/28/2015

The Shibuya raiding party begins another assault on the Calling Fortress and manage to break through to the roof where they encounter the raid boss: Taliktan, the Genius of Summoning. After failing to establish communication with the monster, it summons swarms of moths which engulf Shibuya and the other player cities. This puts a severe strain on the antenna and Shiroe has the party take the battle into the concert hall below. Despite inflicting a great amount of damage to Taliktan, they are still pummeled by its powerful field attacks. However Shiroe's Full-Control Encounter raises the stakes and gives the party a significant advantage in pushing Taliktan to the edge and ultimately their victory. In the aftermath, Regan sets up the radio equipment and much everyone's surprise, Shiroe makes contact with Kanami in the Chinese server. She then tasks him with seeking a way to allow transit between the real and Elder Tale worlds and relieves the Shibuya party about Krusty's whereabouts. Meanwhile, Nureha and Plant Hwyaden decide to establish relations with Eastal and the Round Table to combat the common Genius threat. Finally, Log Horizon makes plans to celebrate their victory and with the dawn over the horizon, Shiroe and Akatsuki praise each other. In the epilogue, Log Horizon holds a victory party and Regan skips out on his task with repairing the radio equipment to join the festivities.

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The Changing Battlefield
227 votes

#4 - The Changing Battlefield

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/29/2014

On Christmas Eve, Shiroe and the other members are fighting the level 97 boss monster "Luseat of the Seventh Garden." But two more boss monsters appear in the middle of the battle, and they are overwhelmed. Shiroe is caught in the fires of "Ibrahabra of the Third Garden"...

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Grab It in Your Hand
215 votes

#5 - Grab It in Your Hand

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/7/2013

Shiroe confronts the 10 guild masters who represent Akihabara with the need to revitalize the town and bring peace and order. His calm and forceful manner brings them over, and the government of Akihabara, the "Round Table", is founded. After this work is done, his guild, "Log Horizon", joyously moves to their new location. That night, Nyanta fixes them his special curry.

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Christmas Eve
196 votes

#6 - Christmas Eve

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/1/2014

A man appears in Akihabara and begins killing adventurers with powerful Royal Guard equipment. Lenessia is shocked to learn that he is one of the Land people, of the Kunie clan. Akatsuki goes to put a stop to him herself, as the West Wind Brigade scouts find him...

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The Gold of the Kunie
202 votes

#7 - The Gold of the Kunie

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/20/2014

The final boss, Uru of the Ninth Garden vs the villain in glasses, Shiroe is up against what could be the strongest boss in this new world.

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World Fraction
162 votes

#8 - World Fraction

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/4/2014

Shiroe and Akatsuki are invited to the room of the mysterious mage Reagan. Shiroe is shocked at the revelations he offers about the world of Elder Tale.

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A Lost Child at Dawn
192 votes

#9 - A Lost Child at Dawn

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/2014

Akatsuki is defeated by the murderer on Christmas Eve. She awakens to find herself in bustling Shibuya station in the real world. She wanders through the city as if escaping from something, and then appears on a quiet beach. Shiroe is there.

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Isaac and Iselus
190 votes

#10 - Isaac and Iselus

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/14/2015

Isaac and the Black Sword Knights are responsible for training the Maihama army. While he's in Maihama Isaac gets to know the new crown prince of Maihama, a young boy named Iselus. Iselus respect looks up to Isaac and respects him. At a party for the crown prince's birthday, assassin's make an attempt on his life.

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The Outlaw and Mithril Eyes
200 votes

#11 - The Outlaw and Mithril Eyes

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/11/2014

Shiroe, Naotsugu, and Regan head to the northern city of Susukino, which was once run by the evil and violent Briganitia guild. They're looking for high-level adventurer's to help them get the the "Sacrifice Clan's Gold". Shiroe visits an unexpected person. Meanwhile, Naotsugu and Regan walk through the frozen town and find a small but pretty girl named Tetra. She calls herself a "galactic idol", and she's very irritating, but her level is 92...!?

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The Forest of Lagranda
254 votes

#12 - The Forest of Lagranda

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/21/2013

The young players travel the Xantleaf peninsula at the camp. Minori, Touya and Serara meet up with new players Isuzu the bard and Rundel Haus the sorcerer. They head into the "La Granda Forest" dungeon, where skeletons await them. The easily-spooked Serara, the strong-willed Touya, and the proud Rundel Haus... will the five of them be able to work together in their first party fight?

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188 votes

#13 - Stranger

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/7/2015

Shiroe receives a letter from his second character on the lunar test server. As the situation in Akihabara deteriorates, it offers him hope.

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An Invitation from Eastal
222 votes

#14 - An Invitation from Eastal

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/14/2013

The Free Cities of Eastel are the first to notice the founding of the Round Table. They send a messenger to Akihabara and invite Shiroe and Crusty to their conference. What are the nobles planning at their ice-covered palace? Meanwhile, Minori and Touya and the other new playesr are going on a camping trip at the beach to learn to fight. Marielle forgets her role as leader (?) and enjoys the salt air fun.

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Chasing After Them
183 votes

#15 - Chasing After Them

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/8/2014

Zantleaf is attacked by monsters from both the land and the sea, as the adventurers continue to defend it. Inland, Crusty's army launches a raid on the goblin's main force. At the town of Choushi by the sea, the new players are fighting too.

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The Abyssal Shaft
200 votes

#16 - The Abyssal Shaft

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/18/2014

Shiroe and his friends have come to the Depths of Palm to reach the Sacrifice Clan's gold. The underground labyrinth is filled with powerful monsters that wear them down in a war of attrition. Meanwhile, Akihabara, Akatsuki hears about the "Teachings". She's very interested to know that by completing a high level raid, she can greatly improve the level of her techniques.

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Shiroe of the Northern Lands
228 votes

#17 - Shiroe of the Northern Lands

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/4/2014

It's been six months since Shiroe and the other adventurers have been trapped in "Elder Tale". As Akihabara moves into late fall, the city is excited for the cultural fair. But Shiroe is ignoring the fun and speaking in secret to a land person, Kinjou, who controls the world's currency flows. When negotiations are over he tells his friend's leaving the city. The long-awaited second series of "Log Horizon" begins a new adventure!

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Round Table Conference
255 votes

#18 - Round Table Conference

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/30/2013

To make the city of Akihabara safe, Shiroe calls all the major guild masters to the guild building. His goal is to create a Round Table Conference, which will rule the city. But everyone there wants something different, and his plan is about to go bad. What amazing trick does Shiroe have? Meanwhile, behind the scenes of the conference, the plan to free the younger players from the evil guild Hamelin continues. The strategist SHiroe's quiet battle in Akihabara continues!

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Sleep of the Eternal Moth
194 votes

#19 - Sleep of the Eternal Moth

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/21/2015

At moonrise, the player cities of Akihabara, Susukino and Minami are all simultaneously attacked by swarms of Eternal Moth monsters, whose scales rain down and knock people into a state of sleep by draining their magic points. The Brigade of the West Wind soon discover the moths' nest located in a new raid zone in the Shibuya broadcast building and the Round Table postulate that the monsters had been drawn to the broadcasting antenna from the Moon. Filled with uncertainty, Shiroe decides to put together a raiding party and makes the difficult choice of destroying the antenna. The raiding party then fights their way through Shibuya and manage to enter the raid zone in the broadcast building. However Shiroe's uncertainty hinders his strategic insight and allows the sheer volume of monsters to overwhelm the party from all angles, forcing them to make a hasty retreat.

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Kanami, Go East!
198 votes

#20 - Kanami, Go East!

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/10/2015

When Elder Tale was a game, there were talented solo players who would come together whenever they felt like it and defeat difficult raids. Their name was "The Debauchery Tea Party." Now, their leader, the cheerful girl Kanami, is traveling through the vast lands of the Chinese server on her way towards Yamato.

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The Depths of Palm
263 votes

#21 - The Depths of Palm

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/19/2013

Serara, a young female member of the guild "Crescent Moon Alliance", is trapped by mysterious men in the northern city of Susukino and needs help. Shiroe and his friends travel to reach her. Annoyed by the game's tasteless food, they travel northwards, and go inside "the depths of Palm", a crumbling series of old mining tunnels. There they meet creepy monsters...

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185 votes

#22 - Contract

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/15/2014

Rundelhaus hid from his friends that he was one of the land people, but the price of fighting off the dire wolves was that he took a fatal wound. If they can't save him, he'll die and he won't revive.

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Expeditionary Force
186 votes

#23 - Expeditionary Force

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/1/2014

Princess Laynessia Cowen vows to go to the city of Akihabara herself and beg the adventurers for help against the goblins. The members of the Crescent Moon Alliance can't conceal their excitement at meeting a real princess.

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Shattered Wings
195 votes

#24 - Shattered Wings

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/25/2014

It's almost Christmas in Akihabara. At Lenessia's mansion, Marie and Henriette are all visiting. Lenessia is smiling, but she can't open herself up to the adventurers because of how different they are. Akatsuki, who has been tasked with guarding the princess, is the only one who isn't having fun. She thinks of Shiroe and worries about her own powerlessness. Then, in Akihabara in December, a shocking event occurs.

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256 votes

#25 - Resolve

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/9/2013

Shiroe returns to Akihaba and Marielle tells him what the town is like. The initial chaos has subsided, but the larger guilds are in control, and evil guilds are tricking new players and taking advantage of them. Shiroe is angred by this, and tells Naotsugu, Akatsuki, and Nyanta of his plan. And then he tells the Crescent Moon Alliance that he's going to clean up the city of Akihabara.

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