The BEST Episodes of Michiko and Hatchin

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 9, 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.

Farewell Cruel Paradise!

#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.

star 8.31
150 votes
Directors: Sayo Yamamoto
Black Noise and a Dope Game

#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.

star 8.00
19 votes
Stray Cat Milky Way

#3 - 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.

star 7.82
22 votes
Directors: Sayo Yamamoto
The Brown Sugar Outlaw

#4 - 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.

star 7.80
25 votes
Directors: Sayo Yamamoto
Like a Frantic Pinball

#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.

star 7.58
24 votes
Directors: Sayo Yamamoto
The Rain That Falls in Monotone

#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.

star 7.58
19 votes
The Saudade of Fools, Part 2

#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.

star 7.55
20 votes
Directors: Sayo Yamamoto
The Saudade of Fools, Part 1

#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.

star 7.44
18 votes
Directors: Sayo Yamamoto
The Chocolate Girl in Love

#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.

star 7.33
48 votes
The Carnival of Hyenas

#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.

star 7.33
46 votes
Goldfish Bog

#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.

star 7.32
44 votes
Bloodfest! Heart Wrenching Opera

#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.

star 7.28
43 votes
Mischievous Graffiti

#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.

star 7.27
44 votes
Reckless and Explosive Runner

#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.

star 7.25
44 votes
Starting Line Downpour

#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.

star 7.24
45 votes
Crimson Faithless Etude

#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.

star 7.24
45 votes
Fool's Ballistic Samba

#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.

star 7.24
42 votes
Run with the Truth

#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.

star 7.24
72 votes
108 Degrees of Telepathic Purgatory

#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.

star 7.22
45 votes
Massacre Rendez-Vous

#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.

star 7.17
71 votes
Off-Season Last Waltz

#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.

star 7.17
71 votes
Butterfly of Tantalizing Shade

#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.

star 7.12
43 votes