The BEST episodes of Recovery of an MMO Junkie

Every episode of Recovery of an MMO Junkie ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Recovery of an MMO Junkie!

Moriko Morioka is a 30-year-old single NEET woman. After dropping out from reality, she has taken off in search for a fulfilling life and ended up in a net game or "netoge." In the netoge world, she began her new life as a refreshing and handsome character named Hayashi. While starting out as a beginner, a pretty character named Lily reached out to help her. Meanwhile, in the real world, awaits a shocking encounter with a good-looking elite company employee, a mysterious blue-eyed blonde.

Last Updated: 2/19/2024Network: Tokyo MXStatus: Ended
One Step Forward
64 votes

#1 - One Step Forward

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/25/2017

To play online with Koiwai, Moriko makes a temporary alt character named Molly. After seeing Molly, Sakurai remembers a player he met in another game named Yuki. He met Yuki when he was still a student, and she was a working adult.

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On a Moonlit Evening
63 votes

#2 - On a Moonlit Evening

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/9/2017

A single comment from Yashiro cuts far too deep for Moriko, and so Moriko flies out of the convenience store to get away. To get out from the rain, Sakurai invites her into his home. The pair of them try to convey how they feel about one another, while still assessing just how close they may already be. The two of them have made their relationship strong through the time they spent together online. But what kind of relationship does that really make?

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I'm So Embarrassed I Could Die!
63 votes

#3 - I'm So Embarrassed I Could Die!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/11/2017

Sakura takes Moriko out after running into her at the train station. Koiwai takes her out the next day, but Sakura resigns himself to not being with Moriko.

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I Call That Feeling Marble
57 votes

#4 - I Call That Feeling Marble

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/2/2017

While Moriko is surprised to hear the shocking truth from Sakurai, she's still looking forward to playing MMOs together with Lily. But ever since the day in which Moriko learned the truth, Lily hasn't logged in...

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Secret Triangle
62 votes

#5 - Secret Triangle

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/4/2017

Hayashi asks for some advice from Lily, and from what Hayashi says, Sakurai starts to wonder if Hayashi and Moriko are the same person. Meanwhile, Moriko undergoes a makeover to prepare herself for her night out with Koiwai. But when the day finally comes, Koiwai doesn't show up, even after Moriko spends so much time waiting. Just as she's about to give up and go home, who does she run into?

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You and I, and Me and You
65 votes

#6 - You and I, and Me and You

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/18/2017

Sakurai, now sure that Moriko is indeed Hayashi, finds himself hesitating over playing online with Hayashi. Sakurai decides to continuing playing as if not knowing who Hayashi is, but finds himself wavering when Hayashi talks so happily about Sakurai. At the same time, Koiwai decides to give the game a spin himself.

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Like a Maiden in Love
65 votes

#7 - Like a Maiden in Love

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/28/2017

Morioka is so taken by the new loot boxes in Fruit de Mer that she decides to spend money and aim for the top prize with her guild, but the so-called greed sensor keeps getting in her way. On the other hand, in real life, a man suddenly starts talking to her at the convenience store.

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You and I, the Cowards
65 votes

#8 - You and I, the Cowards

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/21/2017

Thanks to her guild members, Moriko is now free of her worries, and she's committed to enjoying her time online. But just as she logs in, she suddenly gets an expensive present from Lily. Fearing some sort of ulterior motive, Momoko begins to panic.

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We Don't Know a Thing
72 votes

#9 - We Don't Know a Thing

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/14/2017

Moriko is enjoying her online life to the fullest with Lily and all her friends. But Moriko ends up telling a lie about her personal situation outside of game to them, and now she feels guilty. Meanwhile, in the real world, Moriko ends up bumping into a hot, blond-haired, green-eyed man.

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♀ IRL, ♂ Online
95 votes

#10 - ♀ IRL, ♂ Online

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/7/2017

Morioka Moriko is a 30 year old who chose the NEET path for herself after quitting her job. She decides she'll find more happiness online than in the real world and so makes a hot male character in an MMO named Hayashi. In game, she meets an adorable and kindhearted experienced player named Lily, as well as other friends. Now begins Moriko's fulfilling online life as a self-styled "elite NEET"!

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