The BEST Episodes of Non Non Biyori
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021
Network: TV Tokyo
Elementary school student Ichijou Hotaru has moved with her parents from Tokyo to the middle of the country. Now she must adapt to her new school, where there are a total of 5 students in the same class who range through elementary and middle school ages. Join their everyday adventures in the countryside.
#1 - We Went Moon-Viewing Together
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 1, 2015
Natsumi's mother asks Natsumi to go catch something to live in the family's pond, and Natsumi agrees when she's told she'll be paid. She lends Natsumi a watch and tells her to be home by curfew, and all the kids go out for a day of fishing. Later, Konomi sees that Natsumi still doesn't seem like a girl at all even now that she's in middle school, and brings some of her old outfits over for her to try on...
#2 - The Cherry Blossoms Bloomed Again
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 29, 2021
Following a graduation ceremony, Renge and friends spend the day playing in the great outdoors. It's days like these you wish would never end...
#4 - I Practiced Very Hard
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 8, 2015
Renge goes to visit Natsumi, but she and her family aren't home. She's about to give up and leave when a hand starts talking to her from the other side of the fence! She thinks it's a monster, and is relieved to learn that it's the next door neighbor Konomi. But Konomi then tells her that she is, in fact, a monster... Later, the Koshigaya sisters tell Renge they were in first grade when they took off their training wheels, so Renge starts to practice riding her bike without the training wheels.
#5 - I Turned Into Santa to Deliver Tomatoes
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 1, 2021
Ren pays Candy Store a visit to spend her New Year’s allowance, but her purchase puts Candy Store in an awkward position — one Natsumi finds absolutely HILARIOUS.
#6 - I Played the Frog Song
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 11, 2021
It’s another idyllic day in the countryside, but things are anything but ordinary when Renge meets Akane, a flutist who has trouble playing in front of other people.
#7 - We Watched the First Sunrise of the Year
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2013
After sleeping through the New Year, Renge joins Kazuha, Hikage and Kaede as they decide to go up a mountain to watch the first sunrise of the year. Along the way, Kaede recalls five years ago when she was first asked to look after the one-year-old Renge, initially finding her to be quite a handful but soon taking a liking to her. They eventually manage to reach the top of the mountain and watch the sun as it rises.
#9 - We Were Always Like This
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 25, 2021
After breaking a bonsai planter with a Surefire Kill Shot, Natsumi and Hikage practice the art of apology… sort of. Turns out neither one of them is very good at it.
#10 - I Boldly Leapt In
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 18, 2015
Hotaru is finally getting used to how kids play in the country, although she's still afraid to jump off the bridge into the river. Hotaru returns home from playing to find a letter from her friend in Tokyo, with a photo of her old friends at an amusement park, making her feel nostalgic. Meanwhile, Hikage is home for a visit and shows off pictures of Tokyo Tower to Renge.
#11 - Summer Vacation Started
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 29, 2013
As summer vacation begins, Renge's older sister Hikage comes home from her school in Tokyo, hoping to impress the others with her know-how about city life only for Hotaru to outshine her. Later, Renge meets another girl her age named Honoka Ishikawa, who she quickly become friends with. After spending several days playing with Honoka, Renge is saddened when she learns Honoka had to suddenly leave due to her father's work. However, she cheers up a week later after receiving a letter from Honoka saying she'll come back next summer.
#13 - I Made a Teru Teru Bozu
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 28, 2015
When Renge receives a bike from her grandma, she's eager to practice so she can ride everywhere with her friends. But the rainy season is in full swing, so she sets about making a teru-teru bouzu in hopes that the rain will stop. Meanwhile, Renge is on duty to take care of the tadpole shrimp she caught while playing in a field, and she grows very fond of them.
#14 - I Was in Charge of School Lunch
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 25, 2015
The second semester has begun, and the Asahigaoka students are making wood crafts in class. Renge and Natsumi pair up to make something together, but can't come up with any ideas. Just when Natsumi starts to panic, Renge demonstrates her unique sensibilities again. Then at lunchtime, the smell of curry fills the air, and the Koshigaya sisters recall a tragedy that befell the school long ago...
#15 - Hotaru Was Really Mature?
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 18, 2021
Sometimes it’s hard to believe Hotaru is still in elementary school! But even Hotaru needs to act like a kid now and then… or at least that’s what Konomi thinks.
#16 - We All Went Camping Together
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 15, 2021
It’s time to go camping! Ren’s heart and mind are prepared, but a nighttime stroll through the woods will put her willpower to the test.
#17 - I Became a First Grader
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 7, 2015
Renge, who is about to start first grade, goes with the others to check out the school before the entrance ceremony, before seeing Hikage off as she goes to Tokyo. The next day, as Renge and the others enjoy the entrance ceremony and begin their first lessons, Hotaru starts moving in.
#18 - I Became Closer to Hotaru
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 11, 2015
As everyone is cleaning up the school on the last day of the semester, Natsumi and Hotaru end up weeding and watering the garden together. Natsumi realizes she's never been alone with Hotaru before and tries to come up with things to talk about... Then summer vacation begins and the kids start to work on their summer homework, but quickly grow bored. Hotaru then tells everyone her parents are going to buy some fireworks...
#19 - My Senpai Had Entrance Exams Coming Up
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 1, 2021
Akane and Konomi go shopping, and they take a detour to play some festival games! But beginner’s luck will only get you so far, and there’s something weighing on Akane’s mind…
#20 - I Became a Pampered Child
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 15, 2015
One morning during winter break, Ichijo Hotaru and Koshigaya Komari are on a walk when they run into Fujimiya Konomi on her way back from practice. Komari takes great interest in Konomi's cellphone.
#21 - I Ate Okonomiyaki
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 4, 2015
One morning, Natsumi uses a toy fortune dispenser to read Komari's fortune, and tells it her, "bad luck: beware of water." Komari says she won't be near any water that day anyway, but when they get to school, they're told that they'll be cleaning the school pool... The next day, the Koshigaya sisters are bored at home on a day off from school, so Natsumi reads Komari's fortune again and draws yet another "bad luck"...
#22 - We Went to the Candy Store
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 15, 2013
Ichijou Hotaru is enjoying life with her classmates at her new school. In particular, she has come to think of the diminutive Koshigaya Komari, at less than 140cm, as her "cute Senpai." This feeling soon grows into absolute adoration. Then, one day, Komari calls Hotaru and invites her to hang out together...
#23 - I Pretended I Forgot My Swimsuit
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2013
Hotaru and Renge are invited to the Koshigaya's house for breakfast. Afterwards, the girls, accompanied by Kazuha, go to the beach, where Komari's height leads her to be mistaken for a lost child. On their way home, the girls stop at a railside noodle restaurant, where a prank by Natsumi on Komari backfires due to Renge's innocence. They manage to catch the last train home on time, but accidentally leave Kazuha behind.
#24 - It Got Cold and Then Hot
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 15, 2021
New Year’s is here, and that means New Year’s money! What will everyone spend their cash on? And is there a way to get even more? Or perhaps that’s not a good idea…
#25 - Spring Came Again
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 24, 2013
As Spring arrives again, Hotaru and Komari go on a picnic together, where Hotaru ends up eating Komari's botched up homemade lunch in order to not hurt her feelings. Later, the girls get together to search for some edible plants, eventually coming to a field of renge flowers where Natsumi makes a costume for Renge.