The BEST Episodes of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 26, 2021

Network: Tokyo MX

Rikuo Nura, is 3 parts human and a quarter Demon, lives in a house of spirits with his grandfather, The current clan head of the Nura youkai. Rikou is set to be the next clan head, despit the fact he dilikes his demon side. He soon come to terms with his demon blood and decides to take his position as young master of the Nura house. However there are those who will certainly not allow it to be easy.

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Two Justice

#1 - Two Justice

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 10, 2011

Ryuji Keikain and Mamiru Keikain, two onmyoji who are powerful enough to take down even Aotabo, have arrived in Ukiyoe Town.

star 9.78
72 votes
Towards Today

#2 - Towards Today

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 31, 2011

Nurarihyon enters Osaka Castle to rescue Princess Yo from Hagoromo-Gitsune.

star 9.60
42 votes
A Bond of Trust

#3 - A Bond of Trust

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 13, 2011

The battle between Rikuo and Tsuchi-Gumo reaches its climax. Meanwhile, Nurarihyon enters Nijo Castle to confront Hagoromo-Gitsune for the first time in 400 years.

star 9.56
39 votes
Fragments of the Past

#4 - Fragments of the Past

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Dec 4, 2011

Rikuo is overwhelmed by Hagoromo-Gitsune’s full power in her Nine-Tail form.

star 9.55
40 votes
Battle Above Kyoto

#5 - Battle Above Kyoto

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 11, 2011

The Kyoto Yokai are moments away from fulfilling their long-standing wish with only one seal remaining to break. Meanwhile, Rikuo and his clan members on board the Treasure Ship are about to enter Kyoto.

star 9.53
40 votes
Equipping a Hundred Demons

#6 - Equipping a Hundred Demons

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Oct 30, 2011

As the battle in Kyoto intensifies, the Keikain onmyoji and the Nura clan yokai realize that only by working together can they become a match against the Kyoto yokai.

star 9.51
41 votes
The Grey Onmyoji

#7 - The Grey Onmyoji

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 28, 2011

Rikuo completes his training and returns to Ukiyoe Town with the Tono-Yokai. Seeing the progress his grandson has made, Nurarihyon allows Rikuo to go to Kyoto.

star 9.50
38 votes
Entrust It All to Me

#8 - Entrust It All to Me

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Nov 6, 2011

During his training with Gyuki, Rikuo learns that by accepting his human side, and believing in his allies, he can become stronger.

star 9.49
41 votes
Descent Into Darkness

#9 - Descent Into Darkness

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 16, 2011

Rikuo is left severely beaten by Tsuchi-Gumo, when Gyuki arrives to take him to Mt. Kurama for treatment.

star 9.49
39 votes
An Ayakashi to Avoid

#10 - An Ayakashi to Avoid

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 9, 2011

Having reunited with Yura, Rikuo is introduced to Hidemoto Keikain, the 13th Heir.

star 9.48
40 votes
Banquet of Darkness

#11 - Banquet of Darkness

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Dec 11, 2011

Abeno Seimei has been resurrected back into this world. With the Devil’s Blade in his hand, Seimei proclaims that he will build a demon capital.

star 9.48
40 votes
Shared Past

#12 - Shared Past

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 23, 2011

Hagoromo-Gitsune takes up residency in Nijo castle, having destroyed all eight of the onmyoji seals.

star 9.46
39 votes
Kyoka Suigetsu

#13 - Kyoka Suigetsu

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 14, 2011

At Oshu-Tono's Hidden Village, Rikuo spends his days in intense training.

star 9.45
42 votes
Hagoromo Gitsune's Total Destruction Invasion of Kyoto

#14 - Hagoromo Gitsune's Total Destruction Invasion of Kyoto

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 21, 2011

In Kyoto, the Keikain seals are broken one after another by Hagoromo-Gitsune.

star 9.42
40 votes

#15 - Hagun

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 4, 2011

Yura and Ryuji are forced to fight Akifusa.

star 9.42
40 votes
Keikain Yura's Realization

#16 - Keikain Yura's Realization

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 17, 2011

Ryuji Keikain uses his Shikigami “Gyogen” to attack Rikuo, who defends himself with his blade. Ryuji halts his attack when he recognizes the blade as “Nenekirimaru,” a Spirit Blade that can only cut down yokai.

star 9.42
43 votes
The Cycle of Rebirth

#17 - The Cycle of Rebirth

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Nov 20, 2011

Hagoromo-Gitsune is about to give birth inside Nijo Castle’s Nuegaike pond. Rikuo and his allies race to stop Hagoromo-Gitsune from giving birth

star 9.41
41 votes
Long-Standing Wish

#18 - Long-Standing Wish

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 18, 2011

The Nura clan's Treasure Ship sustains heavy damage by the Kyoto yokai and begins to lose altitude.

star 9.36
39 votes
Torii Labyrinth

#19 - Torii Labyrinth

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 2, 2011

At Fushime-Inari Shrine, Awashima the Amanojaku falls into a trap set by the Kyoto yokai 27-Faced-Senju-Mukade.

star 9.36
39 votes
Rikuo’s Declaration

#20 - Rikuo’s Declaration

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Dec 18, 2011

In order to defeat the powerful Abe no Seimei, the Nura clan yokai and Tono yokai entrust their power of a Hundred Demons to Rikuo.

star 9.36
39 votes
The Legends of Tono

#21 - The Legends of Tono

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 7, 2011

Kiyotsugu proposes that the Kiyojuji Paranormal Patrol members visit Yura's home in Kyoto as part of a summer yokai research project.

star 9.34
44 votes
Awakening of the Nura Clan's Third Heir

#22 - Awakening of the Nura Clan's Third Heir

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 3, 2011

Having lost his father at an early age, young Rikuo Nura aspires to become the Supreme Commander of yokai just like his grandfather and late father did.

star 9.32
71 votes
Darkness and Ice

#23 - Darkness and Ice

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Dec 6, 2010

As the battle progresses, Rikuo makes his way up the commander of the enemy side; Tamazaki. The two spar for a bit, but Rikuo is finally brought to his knees as one of Tamazaki's demons (Yosuzume) sneaks up and touches him, therefore making everything seem dark, blinding him. At the same time, Tsurara hurridly searches for Rikuo, whom she lost at the beginning of the battle. Tamazaki asks Rikuo to join him, but Rikuo refuses. In rage, Tamazaki tries to kill Rikuo, attempting to slice him. Just in the nick of time, Tsurara intervines, blocking his blow. Yosuzume then touches Tsurara, blinding her as well as the rest of the battling yokai. Then Tsurara and Rikou then work together to defeat them, Tsurara being the one to finish it and breaking the spell by freezing Yosuzume.

star 9.32
68 votes
Nurarihyon and Princess Yo

#24 - Nurarihyon and Princess Yo

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 24, 2011

During the era when the Toyotomi clan ruled Japan, there lived a young woman known as Princess Yo, who could heal any wound or disease with her magical powers.

star 9.30
44 votes
Gyuuki's Beloved Nura Clan

#25 - Gyuuki's Beloved Nura Clan

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 30, 2010

Rikuo defeats Gyuki. Gyuki decides to commit suicide as atonement for going against the clan, but because he had the clan's best interest at heart Rikuo stops him. At the next general meeting of the clan Rikuo announces his intention to succeed his grandfather and pardons Gyuki for his conduct.

star 9.14
100 votes