The Best Episodes of Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-

The Outside of Madness

#1 - The Outside of Madness

Season 1 - Episode 15

Upon returning to Roswaal's mansion, Subaru is greeted by an unbelievable sight and wails that this was not what he wanted to happen. Stricken with despair, everything before Subaru starts to go white as, finally, he hears a voice: "You were too late."

star 8.95
181 votes
That's All This Story Is About

#2 - That's All This Story Is About

Season 1 - Episode 25

Emilia is hurriedly ushered to the capital along with the villagers under the orders of a mysterious benefactor while escorted by a rag-tag group of individuals from various and opposing factions. She has but one question on her mind: who could this man be and why would he go so far? Meanwhile, Subaru and Julius face off against the Archbishop of Sin Betelgeuse for the ultimate time. Unfortunately, he is very persistent even beyond death, belying his nature of Sloth. Subaru is relentlessly chased while he catches up to Emilia to save her one last time and answer her question.

star 8.47
124 votes
Battle Against the White Whale

#3 - Battle Against the White Whale

Season 1 - Episode 19

To save Emilia, Subaru approaches Crusch to negotiate the formation of an alliance. His terms are a bit difficult for Crusch to believe, but she can see that Subaru isn't lying.

star 8.24
113 votes
The End of the Beginning and the Beginning of the End

#4 - The End of the Beginning and the Beginning of the End

Season 1 - Episode 1

In the series opening double episode, Natsuki Subaru is summoned to a alternate world on his way home one day. At first, he's enamored with this new fantasy world, but the cute girl summoned him? Nowhere to be found. He quickly learns that he doesn't have any of the powers as a gang surrounds him. Right at that moment, she appears…

star 8.17
162 votes

#5 - Rem

Season 1 - Episode 11

In the past, Ram and Rem lived in a demon village where the birth of twins is considered taboo. Ram was a prodigy, while Rem struggled with life. One day, Ram had her horn cut off and Rem had been blaming herself since then. Back in the present, Rem regains her senses after Subaru knocked her unconscious. Subaru, Ram, and Rem run away from the Mabeasts, and they encounter the dog shaman behind the attack. Subaru stays put to fight the shaman, who has transformed into a fearsome beast, in order to let the twins escape. Subaru stabs the shaman with his broken sword, but the attack did no damage. Just before he was about to be attacked, Roswaal arrives to defeat the shaman and the remaining Mabeasts, which removes all of the curses on Subaru. Back at the mansion, Subaru wakes up with Rem in the room, and Subaru tells Rem to keep on living for the future rather than to feel sorry for herself. Subaru goes outside to talk with Emilia and the two agree to go on a date the next day.

star 8.13
133 votes
Disgrace in the Extreme

#6 - Disgrace in the Extreme

Season 1 - Episode 17

A mysterious figure appears before Subaru and his traveling companions. As the looming beast attacks with a deafening bellow amidst the darkness and fog, Rem determines that it will be too difficult to escape...

star 8.12
122 votes
Directors: Mikamo Yoshito
From Zero

#7 - From Zero

Season 1 - Episode 18

Subaru laments that he could not do anything or save anyone, and has no options left. Exhausted, he suddenly takes off running at full speed as if he's made a decision...

star 7.96
133 votes
The Greed of a Pig

#8 - The Greed of a Pig

Season 1 - Episode 16

Subaru wakes up in front of the appa shop once again. Feeling boxed in on all sides due to his own lack of power to change the situation, he seeks the help of others. First, he seeks the help of Crush, who flatly declines any further involvement passed her contractual obligation of healing Subaru. His requests to Anastasia and Priscilla similarly go unanswered despite his pleas. Having wasted too much time, Subaru decides to at least try to get Emilia away from Roswaal's mansion as early as possible. He then takes a dragon car back home with Rem.

star 7.56
121 votes