The BEST Episodes of Pop Team Epic
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2020
Crude, rude, and a little…cute? Get ready for the larger-than-life attitude of Popuko and Pipimi, the small and tall stars of Pop Team Epic! Based off the bizarre four-panel webcomic by Bukubu Okawa comes a comedy that’ll throw you off with its out-there jokes and intense absurdity. You think you’re ready for these girls? Think again, F#%**er!
#1 - Hellshake Yano
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 18, 2018
Musician Hellshake Yano is tasked with holding a concert by himself until his band members arrive. Other skits include dealing with haters, Popuko turning into a baby, and Pipimi going fishing.
#2 - The Documentary
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 21, 2018
A documentary profiles how music producer PipiP decided to find the perfect bandmates for pop idol Pop-chin by cloning her. Other skits include Popuko dozing off while leaving for school and severely oversleeping, Popuko becoming obsessed with baguettes while in France (continuing from the "gestures" sketch in episode 1), and Pipimi attempting to hire Popuko as an assassin.
#3 - Vanver - A Game in Another Dimension
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 14, 2018
Popiko and Pipimi are inadvertently summoned to an unfinished fantasy anime and makes the heroes do impressions, much to the voice actors' consternation. Other skits include a stop-motion musical performance by felt dolls of Popuko and Pipimi, Popuko drawing a deluge of fortune slips, and Popuko being confronted with the harsh reality of time's passage.
#4 - Cursed Mansion
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 18, 2018
A group of college students find the mansion they are staying in to be haunted by Popuko and Pipimi. Other skits include Popuko starting a dance craze, Pipimi becoming giant, and Popuko going up against a shark.
#5 - SWGP 2018
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 28, 2018
Popuko takes part in the Skeleton World Grand Prix, facing many tough opponents. Other skits include a parody of Earth, Wind & Fire's "Let's Groove", Popuko being forced to evict an extraterrestrial being from her house, and Popuko and Pipimi encountering a boss while exploring a dungeon.
#6 - Donca☆Sis
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 4, 2018
Iyo Sakuragi and Hojo become step-siblings after their parents, portrayed by Popuko and Pipimi, get married. Other skits include a cooking show hosted by Popuko and Pipimi, Pipimi literally growing with affection for Popuko, and Popuko doing a poor impression of Mickey Mouse.
#7 - Dancing with a Miracle
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 4, 2018
Popuko and Pipimi encounter a young runaway boy while visiting New York City. Other skits include Popuko ordering latte art, Pipimi attempting standup comedy, and the girls trying French cuisine.
#8 - Ginza Hostess Detective
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 11, 2018
While staying at a hot spring inn, hostesses Popuko and Pipimi investigate a murder that has taken place. Other skits include the girls playing soccer, Pipimi cooking some premium meat, and Popuko dealing with incompetent waiters.
#9 - Encounter
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 7, 2018
An anime series about a girl who is secretly an idol is quickly thrown out the window in favor of the crazy, disjointed antics of Popuko and Pipimi. Among other skits, Popuko experiences death and rebirth as she experiences many first encounters with Pipimi, and the two girls go to France in an attempt to use gestures to communicate.
#10 - The Dragon of Iidabashi Pipi's Revenge
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 25, 2018
Yakuza member Pipi decides to take vengeance against her gang when they stray down the wrong path of committing YouTuber crimes. Other skits include Popuko trying to treat an injury, bacon eating some bacon, and the ending theme singers complaining that they're not in the actual anime.
#11 - The 30th Cyber War
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 11, 2018
Guided by the spirit of Pipimi, Popuko fights against the Elite Four in a shogi tournament. Other skits include Pipimi's fantasies about attractive male characters distracting her from Popuko's venting, Popuko demonstrating an increasingly bizarre variety of regional activities, and Popuko and Pipimi discussing modern slang.
#12 - The Age of Pop Team Epic
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 25, 2018
Popuko and Pipimi have a final showdown against the evil organization trying to stop their anime, King Records. Other skits include a scene parodying magical girl anime tropes in which a girl brings a talking pet to school with her and Popuko trying to find her glasses. After the credits, there is a teaser trailer for a second season of Hoshiiro Girldrop.