The BEST Episodes of Operation Love

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 12, 2021

Network: Fuji TV

Iwase Ken and Yoshida Rei have been friends since elementary school. Ken, is obstinate and unskilled in love, but he fell long ago for the lively and cheerful, Rei. But Rei is about to get married to another man. While Ken and other friends from high-school attend the wedding ceremony, a fairy appears and sends Ken back in time, giving him a second chance to win the girl he loves.

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Are the Tears I Shed on New Year's Eve the Real Thing?

#1 - Are the Tears I Shed on New Year's Eve the Real Thing?

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 4, 2007

Ken returns to their past celebration of new year's eve. He intentionally let his friends go and see the new year's sunrise by themselves, hoping that he would forget all about Rei.

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Takeshi Narita
Writers: 金子茂樹
Last Hallelujah Chance

#2 - Last Hallelujah Chance

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 18, 2007

Ken returns to the last photo of the slideshow where they are in Tada's party, Tada introduces Rei to all his friends. In the middle of the event Ken dragged Rei into their elementary school.

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Takeshi Narita
Writers: 金子茂樹
Can I Get Married by the Second Button?

#3 - Can I Get Married by the Second Button?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 7, 2007

Ken returns to his highschool graduation where boys give their second button to the girl they like. He gave his button to another girl making Rei disappointed. He gives his best shot in order to touch Rei's heart.

star 7.67
3 votes
Directors: 加藤裕将
Writers: 金子茂樹
From What Do I Graduate on My Last Day as a Teen?

#4 - From What Do I Graduate on My Last Day as a Teen?

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 21, 2007

Ken returns to just before Rei's birthday and also on her eve of her major architectural project.

star 7.67
3 votes
Directors: Takeshi Narita
Writers: 金子茂樹
What Can I Bet at the Last Moment?

#5 - What Can I Bet at the Last Moment?

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 11, 2007

Ken returns to just before Tada proposes to Rei.

star 7.67
3 votes
Directors: 初山恭洋
Writers: 金子茂樹
Will a Tearful Confession Call a Miracle?

#6 - Will a Tearful Confession Call a Miracle?

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 25, 2007

Ken plans to have a "coming from behind victory" over Rei, but as he heard Rei's opinion about regrets, Ken decided not to change the past but to act in the present. So Ken returns to just before he has to give a speech at the wedding banquet.

star 7.40
5 votes
Directors: Takeshi Narita
Writers: 金子茂樹
Can I Get Married if We Had Gone to the Koshien!?

#7 - Can I Get Married if We Had Gone to the Koshien!?

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 16, 2007

Ken rushes to Rei's wedding and through the ceremony he suffers regret at never being able to articulate his feelings. A magical being in the church takes pity of him and allows him to "time slip" through certain photos. This gives Ken a second chance to relive key moments in his lives. Initially Ken returns to the final game of the season where he has another opportunity to win the game and make the playoffs.

star 7.33
3 votes
Directors: Takeshi Narita
Writers: 金子茂樹
Can I Get Married Through Coffee Milk!?

#8 - Can I Get Married Through Coffee Milk!?

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 23, 2007

The photograph on the slide show showing an angry Rei bothered by Ken. He returns to the past where Rei asked him for a coffee milk. He thought, this coffee milk was his way of changing his present and making him the man who sits beside Rei.

star 7.33
3 votes
Directors: Takeshi Narita
Writers: 金子茂樹
Can I Get Married if I Switch Seats?

#9 - Can I Get Married if I Switch Seats?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 30, 2007

Ken returns to the past wherein they met Tada-sensei, Rei's groom. Ken tried his very best to avoid making Rei and Tada-sensei close. But in the end, it was Tada-sensei who made him see the smile he never saw 6 years ago.

star 7.33
3 votes
Directors: Takeshi Narita
Writers: 金子茂樹
Are Those Who Say They'll Do It Tomorrow Idiots?

#10 - Are Those Who Say They'll Do It Tomorrow Idiots?

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 14, 2007

Ken is given a second chance to let Rei say goodbye to her grandfather.

star 7.33
3 votes
Directors: 加藤裕将
Writers: 金子茂樹
When Will Love and Fireworks Scatter?

#11 - When Will Love and Fireworks Scatter?

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 28, 2007

Ken returns to a fireworks festival before Tada confesses his feelings to Rei.

star 7.33
3 votes
Directors: 加藤裕将
Writers: 金子茂樹