The BEST Episodes of Michiko and Hatchin
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2020
Network: Fuji TV
Michiko is a free-willed "sexy diva" who destroys a supposedly inescapable fortress, while Hatchin is a girl fleeing her strict foster parents. The two join forces on an improbable escape to freedom.
#1 - Farewell Cruel Paradise!
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 15, 2008
Hana Morenos always wished for someone to appear and take her away from her abusive foster family, until one day she meets Michiko Malandro, a mysterious woman who recently broke out of jail.
#2 - Black Noise and a Dope Game
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 10, 2008
While following Satoshi's trail, Michiko ends up meeting a gang of thugs pretending to be him and his subordinates. However, she gets herself set up in a deadly game by Shinsuke, one of the real Satoshi's henchmen.
#3 - The Brown Sugar Outlaw
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 30, 2008
Michiko tries to convince Hana, whom she nicknamed "Hatchin", to cooperate with her, while detective Atsuko Jackson, an old acquaintance of hers, is on their trail.
#4 - Stray Cat Milky Way
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 12, 2008
Michiko and Hatchin meet Pepe Lima, a famous stripper who claims to have information about Hiroshi, and is saving money in order to start a new life with her younger sister.
#5 - Like a Frantic Pinball
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 5, 2008
Michiko steals some tennis shoes for Hatchin to wear, but Hatchin decides to work on a Chinese restaurant to pay for them. Meanwhile, Michiko looks for clues about Hiroshi's whereabouts.
#6 - The Rain That Falls in Monotone
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 3, 2008
Michiko is approached by Bruno, a charming man who insists to flirt with her even after she finds that he is married. Her growing interest on him ends up putting a strain in her relationship with Hatchin.
#7 - The Saudade of Fools, Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 19, 2008
Michiko learns that Hatchin was kidnapped by members of "Fantasma", and gets infiltrated on a bullfight arena to rescue her, despite knowing that they are waiting for her.
#8 - The Saudade of Fools, Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 19, 2008
Michiko returns to her hometown looking for Satoshi, an old friend of Hiroshi's. However, she ends up targeted by the leader of the crime syndicate "Fantasma" who has an old score to settle with her.
#9 - The Chocolate Girl in Love
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 10, 2008
Separated from Michiko, Hatchin befriends Rita, a girl of her age who is suffering because her love for an older man is unrequited.
#10 - The Carnival of Hyenas
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 17, 2008
After settling an old score, Satoshi has Michiko delivered to him in order to sell her to Atsuko, but the deal is blown when Atsuko's partner betrays her.
#11 - Goldfish Bog
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 21, 2009
Stripped of her position as a detective, Atsuko is transferred to a countryside precinct and meets a young girl who makes her reminisce about her relationship with Michiko.
#12 - Bloodfest! Heart Wrenching Opera
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 11, 2009
Michiko is kidnapped by the Chinese Mafia and Hatchin meets a kind stranger who offers his help to find her.
#13 - Mischievous Graffiti
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 4, 2009
Hatchin meets Lenine, a young librarian who falls in love with her at first sight.
#14 - Reckless and Explosive Runner
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 28, 2009
Michiko must deal with assassins sent by Satoshi to dispose of her.
#15 - Starting Line Downpour
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 7, 2009
While living at the circus with Rita, Hatchin is found by Michiko, but is unwilling to leave with her. Little she knows that the circus' owners have other plans for her.
#16 - Crimson Faithless Etude
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 11, 2009
Michiko and Hatchin reach a research facility where Hiroshi used to work, just to find that he had already left.
#17 - Fool's Ballistic Samba
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 18, 2009
Michiko gets depressed when she figures that Hiroshi does not speak about her to anyone, and Hatchin comes up with a risky plan to cheer her up.
#18 - Run with the Truth
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 18, 2009
At last, Michiko and Hatchin are reunited with Hiroshi, but when the trio is about to escape together, Michiko comes with a surprising decision.
#19 - 108 Degrees of Telepathic Purgatory
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 14, 2009
Hatchin brings a sick Michiko to a quack doctor and end up taking a dangerous job to pay for the expenses.
#20 - Massacre Rendez-Vous
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 4, 2009
Now traveling with Hatchin, Satoshi is attacked by Shinsuke's party and decides to settle matters with him once and for all.
#21 - Off-Season Last Waltz
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 11, 2009
Michiko, Hatchin and Satoshi reach the city where Hiroshi's hidden. But the trio end up getting themselves in serious trouble with local criminals and the police.
#22 - Butterfly of Tantalizing Shade
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 25, 2009
Michiko and Hatchin hide themselves in a train to evade the police, but little they know that Atsuko and Satoshi are also aboard, and a heated confrontation takes place.