The BEST episodes of Oban Star-Racers

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

Every 10,000 years, teams from all over the universe are gathered by the mysterious Avatar to compete in the Great Race of Ōban, a race with much more at stake than just honor or prize money. According to legend, the winner is awarded the Ultimate Prize, which is rumored to grant any wish, from large-scale destruction to, perhaps, the resurrection of a loved one. Some want it for glory, others as a way of universal domination. However, the true nature of the Prize is shrouded in mystery, and things are not what they appear to be…

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Treacherous Like Toros
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10.00
2 votes

#1 - Treacherous Like Toros

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/17/2006

The playoffs have begun, and there are six teams left. Prince Aikka is defeated by a shadow-like creature, Spirit. Molly must now race Colonel Toros of the Krogs. His ship is superior in offensive power and speed, but can Molly hang in there and win?

Fierce Like Lord Furter
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - Fierce Like Lord Furter

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/13/2006

The second race of Oban is starting, and Molly and Jordan have a skirmish and a disagreement with Lord Furter, an alien pirate. Will he resort to crude tactics in the race?

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Optimised Like Ondai
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10.00
2 votes

#3 - Optimised Like Ondai

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 9/27/2006

Molly vows to win the next race at the snow territory of Planet Oban. However, a machine racer, Ondai, has other ideas. Meanwhile, the plot thickens for Don Wei when he learns that his daughter had ran off from the boarding school back on Earth. How long until he finally finds out that Molly and Eva are one and the same?

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Ominous Like O
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10.00
2 votes

#4 - Ominous Like O

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/25/2006

When Don Wei breaks it to Eva that he's found out she is his daughter, Eva is infuriated with his attempts to run away from his life after Maya's death. And the next race also will impact their emotions...

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Unlikely Alliances
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10.00
2 votes

#5 - Unlikely Alliances

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 11/29/2006

Canaletto is free, and in order to stop him from destroying everything that "interferes with destiny," as he says, the remaining racers team up to stop him. Canaletto releases his fury, and it's up to one racer to sacrifice themself to save the galaxy and stop Canaletto.

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Hostilities Break Out
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10.00
2 votes

#6 - Hostilities Break Out

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/12/2006

The race championships are about to begin, and Eva is impressed by one Prince Aikka, but when the Earth team's turn comes up, Eva has a strange dream showing that Rick and Jordan are about to crash. Can she find some way to help keep this dream from coming true?

Resistant Like Rush
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9.87
30 votes

#7 - Resistant Like Rush

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/7/2006

The Earth Team must win their next race to stay in the playoffs. They now face Rush, a creature who is large and powerful, just like his Star-Racer that moves by propelling magma in its engines. This race is a target race, and whoever has the most targets is the victor. Can Molly and Jordan outshoot Rush?

A Fresh Start
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9.57
7 votes

#8 - A Fresh Start

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/12/2006

Twenty-five years after a mysterious being called 'The Avatar' averted war between Earth and the Crogs, Earth is invited to participate in "The Great Race of Oban", a competition held once every 10,000 years. Meanwhile, a young girl escapes from her boarding school on a journey to find the father she hasn't seen in 10 years...

Grave Like Grooor
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9.25
4 votes

#9 - Grave Like Grooor

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/19/2006

The Earth team is without a pilot, so Molly decides to practice and take the controls. Don Wei tries all the other team members instead, but when Molly sneaks into the race, he is unable to stop her. Will Molly and Jordan be able to win the rematch against an angry Grooor who feels they cheated him out of his win?

Playful Like Para-dice
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9.00
2 votes

#10 - Playful Like Para-dice

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/10/2006

Jordan believes that he and Molly need a rest from all of the intense racing they've survived. Para-dice, a cat-like creature and a racing prodigy, deceives the two of them into a racing arcade. They are unaware of the arcade being linked up to the Arrow II, and they almost destroy it while it is in the garage. Even with a damaged Star-Racer, can Molly out-race Para-dice in the arena?

Silent Like Spirit
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9.00
6 votes

#11 - Silent Like Spirit

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/14/2006

Going into the fifth round of the playoffs, the Earth team is tied with Super Racer and Aikka at 2 wins and 2 losses. Their next opponent is a bizarre alien named Spirit, whom Molly thinks is responsible for her mother's death. Overcome with rage, Molly is prepared to do whatever it takes to get revenge. Does this spell disaster for the Earth team?

Make Way!
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9.00
3 votes

#12 - Make Way!

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/28/2006

The Earth Team must race their sixth race, which is determined at random. It turns out that they must race against Toros. Can their new Star-Racer, the Whizzing Arrow 3, stand against Toros?

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Welcome to Oban
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9.00
4 votes

#13 - Welcome to Oban

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 7/7/2006

At long last, Team Earth has made it to Planet Oban, where the grand finals take place. Before proper introductions and "reunions" are made, the races immediately go underway. With new and old rivals to face, a new "points" rule for each round, and no time to study the courses, things are bound to be really intense for Molly and Co. as the race to the Ultimate Prize continues...

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Cruel Like Ceres
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8.67
3 votes

#14 - Cruel Like Ceres

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/3/2006

Ceres, a creature made of sound, is the Earth team's opponent in the third round, but he won't be up against the regular team. Rick has returned and appears to be better than ever. However, when mysterious nerve attacks begin bothering Rick, it's up to Molly to find some way to resume piloting duties in the middle of the race. Can she find some way to get her team the win?

Secret Like Sul
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8.67
3 votes

#15 - Secret Like Sul

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 10/20/2006

Prince Aikka forms a pact with two other teams to take out the leading racer, Sul, from the rankings. However, a hidden force behind the scenes may already have that planned as the sixth race commences...

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The Will to Win
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8.67
3 votes

#16 - The Will to Win

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/21/2006

The Earth Team's Star-Racer is demolished, and Stan and Koji reluctantly rely on the Scrubs for help. Molly, meanwhile, prepares to confront Don Wei about her being his daughter. Will she be brave enough to tell him?

Surprising Like Super-Racer
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8.40
5 votes

#17 - Surprising Like Super-Racer

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/31/2006

Molly is ordered by Don Wei to go under strict training by Rick since she has failed to follow orders as of late. While training with Rick, Molly learns to concentrate and focus while racing. The next opponent is Super-Racer, and the Earth Team must win to stay in the playoffs. Can Molly outrace Super-Racer?

Agile Like Aikka
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8.33
3 votes

#18 - Agile Like Aikka

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/24/2006

Prince Aikka now faces Molly in the next round. Aikka says that he has been ordered to eliminate her, but Molly compromises, saying that she won't use weapons. Aikka agrees not to attack her if she doesn't, but will the rest of the Earth Team agree?

Monstrous Like Muir
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8.33
3 votes

#19 - Monstrous Like Muir

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/4/2006

The finals continue as the Earth Team has finally begun to catch up in the rankings. They soon face a bug racer, whose quest for the Ultimate Prize may not be so different from Molly's. Meanwhile, Don Wei is still haunted at the possibility that Molly may very well be his long-forgotten daughter Eva, and how such a possibility could effect the purpose of why they're racing in the first place.

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The Origin of the World
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8.33
3 votes

#20 - The Origin of the World

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 10/11/2006

The next race takes place in Oban's center, where the stakes are high, as future planets exist around them. Will Molly be able to win, or is the drama involving Aikka's change toward her too much to bear? Will Jordan finally have the courage to ask Molly if she likes him?

Revelations
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8.33
3 votes

#21 - Revelations

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/8/2006

In the previous episode, Molly (Eva) and Jordan had fallen deep into the ravine. They journey across Oban in order to get back to the temple before the start of the next race. During their trek, they have another encounter with the native beings of Oban. A shattering secret concerning the Ultimate Prize is learned as well...

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The Moment Of Truth
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8.33
3 votes

#22 - The Moment Of Truth

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 12/6/2006

As Eva, Jordan, and Aikka make their way through the temple and try to survive against Canaletto's ungodly evil, they must also try to get to the Creators to stop Canaletto. Canaletto is after Eva, and startling revelations and epilogues take place.

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Canaletto's Revenge
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8.25
4 votes

#23 - Canaletto's Revenge

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 11/22/2006

After discovering the reality of the Ultimate Prize, Kross goes on a rampage and takes all of the racers down in the final race. Eva is the only one who stands against him in his path to victory.

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Nervous Like Ning & Skun
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8.00
2 votes

#24 - Nervous Like Ning & Skun

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 9/20/2006

Molly and Jordan have quite a time in the fourth race, can they overcome their internal and external conflicts to gain at least one point?

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Cruel like Kross
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8.00
3 votes

#25 - Cruel like Kross

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 11/15/2006

Nothing is clear to Eva anymore. Personally, she doesn't see why she would want to race anymore, since she is unable to revive her mother because of what the Ultimate Prize's nature reveals. However, she can't throw everything away, since a Crog victory would lead to Earth being obliterated. Eva must stop Kross from winning.

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