The BEST episodes of MÄR

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

Dreaming of a magical world every night, the young Toramizu Ginta yearns to be able to go there. With only his friend Koyuki believing in his dreams, Ginta remains positive despite the slander he receives from others over his dreams. But his wishes are answered, as one day a large door appears in front of Ginta, summoning him to the land of MAR Heaven. In this land, the weapons known as ARMS exist. While initially Ginta greatly enjoyed the discovery of this magical world, he soon learns of the terrible wars that have once plagued MAR Heaven and the upcoming war that may soon appear.

Last Updated: 12/11/2023Network: TV TokyoStatus: Ended
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Analyse of Hades
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9.00
1 votes

#1 - Analyse of Hades

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/21/2007

Team MÄR hold back Kapellmeister and the Ghost Chess from following Alviss into Clavier. During the battle, Sara's use of her Ghost ÄRM ends up destroying her. Seeing that his Ghost Chess members cannot defeat MÄR, Kapell absorbs them into his body in order to activate his ultimate Ghost ÄRM. MÄR quickly defeats him.

False Peace
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9.00
1 votes

#2 - False Peace

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/11/2007

The Chess Pieces' King finally reveals himself in a final attempt to bring the world under his control. To begin his plot, King kills Alan with ease. Before dying, Alan gives his final words to Team MÄR and gives Chaton his earring.

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Tempest of Woe, Zephyroth Broom
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9.00
1 votes

#3 - Tempest of Woe, Zephyroth Broom

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/11/2007

After Alviss' death, Ginta, Babbo, and Dorothy head toward the stolen Kaldean Floating Castle where King is hiding out. Once there, Dorothy faces off against Diana. Once Diana is defeated and killed, King Danna-Orb arrives and kills her.

Alan's Old Wound (Trauma)
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9.00
1 votes

#4 - Alan's Old Wound (Trauma)

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/27/2006

Alan finally has his battle with Halloween. Some history is revealed between the two since childhood. Halloween also begins a killing spree with the spectators, severely wounding Alan when he tries to defend them.

Farewell, Tender-Hearted Chess
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8.00
2 votes

#5 - Farewell, Tender-Hearted Chess

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/25/2007

After Nanashi and Snow's death, Ginta, Alviss, Dorothy, Ian, and Ash discover King's plan to take over Earth. When King attacks, Ash becomes his next victim. He leaves behind a mysterious ÄRM.

Light of Alviss
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8.00
1 votes

#6 - Light of Alviss

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/4/2007

Alviss faces off against King and discovers that his identity is Danna Toramizu, Ginta's father and the one who helped save MÄR-Heaven six years ago. When Alviss was about to die in King's hands, he saw Rolan and Phantom, who encouraged him to stand up and fight, and so did Bell (although she did not know they were there). Alviss sacrificed himself by holding King down so that his ÄRM a Baoa Qu could activate and blow King (along with him) up. King escapes, but Alviss is severely wounded. Before dying, Alviss uses the last of his magical power to activate the ÄRM that Ash left behind. When Dorothy, Ginta, and Babbo leave to go to the stolen Kaldean castle, Alviss thanks Bell and dies.

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Flame Disperses, Water Sleeps
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8.00
1 votes

#7 - Flame Disperses, Water Sleeps

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/18/2007

Ginta and Dorothy head to Kaldea and end up freeing Kaldea's Grand Elder after Diana's attack. Meanwhile, Alviss, Jack, Snow, and Nanashi re-encounter Pano who was stealing food. When Garon and Leno end up with the same fate as Alan, they are attacked by King. Nanashi and Snow end up becoming his next victims.

Scarlet Claw (Garnet Crow)
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8.00
1 votes

#8 - Scarlet Claw (Garnet Crow)

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 9/17/2006

When Peta starts to have the advantage, Nanashi is brought to the brink of death. Nanashi is only saved with a Holy ÄRM given to him by Alviss, leaving the two fighters with only their Guardians left. Nanashi manages to both defeat Peta's Guardian and destroy his Blood Body, effectively defeating Peta. With the last of his strength, Nanashi delivers the death blow and avenges Luberia.

Farewell Old Friend (Halloween)
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8.00
1 votes

#9 - Farewell Old Friend (Halloween)

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/3/2006

As Alan's battle with Halloween rages on, Halloween unleashes his Grave Hail ÄRM on him. Once Alan defeats this and survives another of Halloween's waves of flame attacks, Halloween summons his Guardian, Wakan Tanka. Alan summons his own Guardian, which is capable of defeating Wanka Tanka and throwing Halloween to unknown whereabouts, making Alan the victor.

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The Bride of Sorrow (Chimera)
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8.00
1 votes

#10 - The Bride of Sorrow (Chimera)

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 8/20/2006

Although at first, Dorothy stands little chance against Chimera, Dorothy manages to break off Chimera's skull mask, revealing Chimera's true identity, a woman. With Chimera's true face revealed, Dorothy learns the history behind the Chess Piece member.

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Beginning of the Last Battle
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8.00
1 votes

#11 - Beginning of the Last Battle

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 7/23/2006

The final round of the War Games begin. Jack battles against Weasel, the Chess Piece responsible for the death of Jack's father. Jack and Weasel are initially even, though when Weasel summons his Guardian, things begin to fall in his favor.

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Ian's Anger
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8.00
2 votes

#12 - Ian's Anger

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/14/2006

Ginta has a rematch with Ian, who has risen to the rank of Knight since their last encounter. Ginta, however, is blinded by his anger of Snow's capture, and Ian is much stronger than he used to be. It is through Ginta's will to save Snow, however, that he defeats Ian and makes him realize revenge won't save Gido.

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Quietened Fight Spirit... Alviss' Power
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8.00
2 votes

#13 - Quietened Fight Spirit... Alviss' Power

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/6/2005

4th Battle, 1st round, ice field stage, Alviss vs. Mr. Hook. The "Shadow battle" has augmented his prowess to an extent to be marvelled at; without using any of his ÄRM Alviss gradually disposes of Mr. Hook's ÄRMs, and for this defacement the Bishop meets with death sentence at the hand of his team leader, the deranged Knight Rapunzel.

The Legendary ÄRM! Babbo!!
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7.80
5 votes

#14 - The Legendary ÄRM! Babbo!!

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/10/2005

After aiding Dorothy on her ÄRM hunt, Ginta's forfeited the ownership of the dormant legendary ÄRM Babbo, a sentient weapon that is just as vexing as it is fabled. Ginta's and Babbo's bickering eventually leads to their newly founded company crumbling, landing Babbo in the hands of two ÄRM thief con men, Moku and Chapu. However their identity is quickly exposed, and after Ginta forcibly reclaims Babbo, the two reconcile.

Alviss, The Mysterious Young Man!
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7.67
3 votes

#15 - Alviss, The Mysterious Young Man!

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/1/2005

Alviss’ arrival brings a dark secret to light: the existence of a rebellious military faction known as the Chess Pieces army, which 6 years ago came within an ace of conquering MÄR-Heaven before it was quelled by the world's guardians, the Cross Guard soldiers; and the need to dispose of Babbo due to its gory history of massacring people alongside the Chess un-dead commander, Phantom. Much persuasion, and even retaliation (though vain) is needed from Ginta to change Alviss’ mind, including a promise to get stronger. Meanwhile, in a lightning-zapped graveyard, one bevy of masked warriors salutes a man, seemingly resurrected from inside his tomb, whom they addresses as "No.1 Knight Phantom".

The Girl Inside the Ice, Snow
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7.67
3 votes

#16 - The Girl Inside the Ice, Snow

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/8/2005

Soon after the confrontation with Alviss, Ginta & co. encounter Edward, a small dog-man introducing himself as the custodian of Snow, a princess currently fleeing from her stepmother queen, an insatiable woman who, out of desire for the world's throne, makes attempts on her stepdaughter's life to reign over the entire kingdom. On Edward's request to rescue the princess, who at the moment is dying inside a frosted palace, Ginta discovers that 1) the girl bears an exact resemblance to his Earth friend Koyuki and 2) the minions (Ian and Loco) that the queen sends after the princess turn out to be none others than Chess Pieces.

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Awaken! Another Ed!!
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7.67
3 votes

#17 - Awaken! Another Ed!!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/15/2005

Ginta's clash with one of the two Chess Pieces, Ian, tends to favour the latter as Ginta's far too inexperienced and unequipped for the use of Babbo. As the situation necessitates it, Edward reverts to his second form, Alan, a man with yet to be revealed identity but much dreaded by the Chess members, buying Ginta enough time to unfreezes Snow and (accidentally) exchanges a kiss with her. In the middle of the confusion, Halloween, a Knight of the Chess Pieces – an acquaintance with whom Alan stays in discordance – arrives to summon his subordinates back for the Chess Pieces' official issuing of war declaration against MÄR-Heaven.

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Snow Smiles
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7.50
2 votes

#18 - Snow Smiles

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/7/2006

An old babysitter of Snow, the Knight Magical Roe, faces off against her. However, he is also on a mission by Diana to capture Snow and succeeds.

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Alan's Goosebumps
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7.33
3 votes

#19 - Alan's Goosebumps

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/16/2006

In the first battle of the 6th Round, Alan faces off against the cat-girl Chaton, the strongest Bishop. Unfortunately for Alan, he inherited Edward's fear of cats when he was still in him. Due to this Alan comically loses to the feline Bishop.

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Alviss's Closing Eyes (No Name)
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7.00
1 votes

#20 - Alviss's Closing Eyes (No Name)

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/7/2007

Team MÄR ends up captured by the Ghost Chess alongside Loco and Chaton. Just before the Misty Knights attack Ginta and Dorothy again, the ghost ship from Vestry arrives and advises the Knights that they have been fooled by the Ghost Chess. Ginta and Dorothy learn that Alviss himself will have to arrive before the path to Klavier will open.

Misty Castle
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7.00
1 votes

#21 - Misty Castle

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/14/2007

Team MÄR head to the coliseum with Alviss. They are met there by the Ghost chess, they fight to let Alviss through to the Clavier. Loco sacrifices the last of her magical power to save Chaton, and ends up as a baby. Alviss makes it to Clavier, where me meets up with a small boy, wanting to save MÄR Heaven. Alviss lets the boy take the ÄRM. (We get hints that the boy is actually a younger Alviss.)

The Cute Visitor
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7.00
1 votes

#22 - The Cute Visitor

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/15/2006

Ginta finishes the fight with Phantom, and team MÄR searches for Pozun, needing his Andata to get to Lestava and rescue Snow. Jack, Chaton, Alan, Nanashi find Pozun's younger sister, Porin. Porin takes them to her village, and explains why Pozun was referee for the Chess Pieces.

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Loco and the New Cursed ÄRM
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7.00
1 votes

#23 - Loco and the New Cursed ÄRM

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/16/2006

With the aid of Loco, Ginta and Jack pursue Alibaba to where he has the Princess of Reginleif.

Nanashi's Reckless Move
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7.00
2 votes

#24 - Nanashi's Reckless Move

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/28/2006

When Nanashi is discovered to be a bike gang leader after being found weak without memory, Ginta and Jack end up helping Nanashi when a rival gang kidnaps the teammates of the gang that found Nanashi. With the gang defeated and Nanashi back to normal, finding the others is the next goal.

Ginta Returns to Tokyo
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7.00
2 votes

#25 - Ginta Returns to Tokyo

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/21/2006

After Ian's defeat, Pozan announces that the final round of the War Games will be held weeks later in Reginlief. Gaira's Training Gate sends Team MÄR to Tokyo. After Ginta saves Koyuki from students of a rival school, Ginta encounters Jack as that gang's leader with no memories of Ginta. When Ginta aims at the ÄRM on Jack's forehead, Jack returns to normal. For some reason, Nanashi appears on a motorcycle and kidnaps Koyuki.