The BEST episodes of Made in Abyss

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

The “Abyss” is the last unexplored region, an enormous and treacherous cave system filled with ancient relics and strange creatures. Only the bravest of adventurers can traverse its depths, earning them the nickname, “Cave Raiders.” Within the depths of the Abyss, a girl named Riko stumbles upon a robot who looks like a young boy. Tantalized by the Abyss, Riko and her new friend descend into uncharted territory to unlock its mysteries, but what lies in wait for them in the darkness?

Last Updated: 9/27/2023Network: Adult SwimStatus: Ended
The Challengers
330 votes

#1 - The Challengers

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/29/2017

Nanachi and Mitty's past is revealed. How did they become what they are and who is responsible for it? Meanwhile, Riko is on the mend after her injuries.

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Poison and the Curse
294 votes

#2 - Poison and the Curse

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/8/2017

Reg and Riko run into trouble deep in the fourth layer where they meet an interesting creature, but is she friend of foe?

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All That You Gather
102 votes

#3 - All That You Gather

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/7/2022

The reckoning comes, but Reg is too kind and foolish to be a bystander.

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102 votes

#4 - Gold

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/28/2022

In the end, everything comes full circle.

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103 votes

#5 - Value

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/14/2022

The village’s membrane has been breached, and through the gap floods chaos itself. But as attackers enter from without, aid comes from within.

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The Form the Wish Takes
105 votes

#6 - The Form the Wish Takes

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/24/2022

They had their reasons for descending into that infernal pit. They found damnation and salvation in equal measure.

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The True Nature of the Curse
273 votes

#7 - The True Nature of the Curse

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/22/2017

Nanachi shows Reg the truth about the Abyss. Meanwhile, Riko is still recovering from her injuries when she has a strange dream.

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The Return
99 votes

#8 - The Return

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/31/2022

Faputa can help Reg save Nanachi, but everything has a price. In exchange, Reg must help her enter the village.

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97 votes

#9 - Concealment

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/3/2022

Some say there’s a secret hidden deep within the dark cave at the edge of the village. Villagers don’t investigate and stay far away, but Riko isn’t a villager.

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The Cradle of Desire
108 votes

#10 - The Cradle of Desire

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/17/2022

What happened to the expedition? The truth is far more tragic and horrifying than anyone could have imagined.

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Village of the Hollows
107 votes

#11 - Village of the Hollows

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/20/2022

Riko couldn’t have known the consequences of her words, but she sealed the villager’s fate as soon as she acknowledged Meinya was priceless. The Balancing has begun…

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111 votes

#12 - Friend

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/27/2022

Faputa and Reg once knew each other, but Reg cannot remember her at all now. Meanwhile, Nanachi is stunned by news so unexpected that it should be impossible to believe.

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276 votes

#13 - Nanachi

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/15/2017

Nanachi sends Reg on a mission to find certain items that could possibly save Riko. Meanwhile, Nanachi reveals a little more about themself.

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Survival Training
280 votes

#14 - Survival Training

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/25/2017

Ozen tasks Riko and Reg to survive alone outside the Seeker Camp. Do they come out alive and unscathed? Or does the Abyss have a dirty trick up its sleeve?

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The Luring
100 votes

#15 - The Luring

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/10/2022

The villagers must lure abyssal fauna into the village to hunt them. But when one creature proves too much to handle, Riko needs to help the villagers defend their home.

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The Compass Pointed to the Darkness
123 votes

#16 - The Compass Pointed to the Darkness

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/6/2022

An old man speaks of a golden city that lies within a devouring abyss somewhere in uncharted waters. One explorer may be the key to finding both.

Directors: Masayuki Kojima
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The City of the Great Pit
380 votes

#17 - The City of the Great Pit

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/7/2017

While exploring the Abyss, Riko comes across something she has never seen before. How does this new discovery impact her?

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The Unmovable Sovereign
282 votes

#18 - The Unmovable Sovereign

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/18/2017

Ozen reveals more about the Abyss as well as the truth behind Riko's origins. What will happen when Ozen shows her true colors?

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The Great Fault
276 votes

#19 - The Great Fault

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/1/2017

Reg and Riko continue their descent after they leave Ozen's Seeker Camp. Riko's mettle is tested as Reg passes out and she has to fend for herself.

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290 votes

#20 - Incinerator

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/4/2017

Riko and Reg descend into the Forest of Temptation. What new dangers will they find laying in wait for them there?

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Capitol of the Unreturned
104 votes

#21 - Capitol of the Unreturned

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/13/2022

Riko, Reg and Nanachi take their first steps into the sixth layer. Both wonders and dangers await the trio, but they are unaware they are being watched.

Seeker Camp
288 votes

#22 - Seeker Camp

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/11/2017

Reg and Riko make it to the Seeker Camp where they meet Ozen the Immovable, the person who saved Riko all those years ago. But there is more to Ozen than meets the eye.

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301 votes

#23 - Departure

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/21/2017

Reg goes on his first cave raid! Meanwhile, Riko makes preparations to go into the abyss to find her mother.

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Resurrection Festival
326 votes

#24 - Resurrection Festival

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/14/2017

Riko and Reg find out more about their past but the question still remains, who or what exactly is Reg?

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The Edge of the Abyss
289 votes

#25 - The Edge of the Abyss

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/28/2017

Riko and Reg start their adventure into the Abyss, while there they run into an unexpected familiar face.

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