The BEST Episodes of Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2021
Shortly after being summoned to a new world, Subaru Natsuki and his new female companion are brutally murdered. But then he awakes to find himself in the same alley, with the same thugs, the same girl, and the day begins to repeat.
#1 - Love Me Down to My Blood and Guts
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 10, 2021
After witnessing an unrealized present, Emilia completes the second trial and begins the third and final one. Ram and Puck are fighting their hardest to stop Roswaal. Each of them is doing it all for the sake of realizing their own goals. The battle between Garfiel and Elsa at Roswaal's mansion is also growing more and more intense. As Subaru is being chased by a guiltylowe, he declares that it's time to make use of his unparalleled knowledge of the modern world and lures it into a closet...
#2 - The Outside of Madness
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 11, 2016
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."
#3 - Choose Me
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 17, 2021
#4 - A Wager That Defies Despair
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 22, 2016
Subaru and Rem are at a loss for words. The battle against the White Whale, which seemed to be going in their favor through attrition, suddenly took on completely different proportions. With their tactical superiority and advantage quickly dwindling, the combined forces all but get tangled up in the threads of despair. That's when Subaru decides to yell out his next move...
#5 - The Value of Life
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 26, 2020
Subaru was caught and confined by Garfiel, but Otto shows up to rescue him. Garfiel can't leave the graveyard while Emilia is undergoing the trial, so Otto says this is their chance to get outside the barrier, but Subaru doesn't agree. However, after he learns that Ram will be helping them—that she has been ordered by Roswaal to help him, in fact—Subaru puts his escape on hold to have a talk with Roswaal.
#6 - Nefarious Sloth
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 5, 2016
The group is making its way in the Mathers domain when suddenly everyone but Subaru disappears and a strange, suffocating atmosphere seeps through the forest. He quickly figures out it is nothing but an illusion, and with help from Julius on the other side, dispels the barrier for everyone caught in it. However, arriving at the village doesn't make convincing the residents to evacuate easy. Time is running out, and the invisible hand of sloth makes its presence at the back of Subaru's mind more and more nefarious.
#7 - The Taste of Death
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 16, 2020
Subaru heads to Roswaal's mansion in hopes of finding out what's going on there and how he can fix it. He has Frederica and Petra evacuate to Arlam Village to protect them from Elsa's attack, then heads to Beatrice's forbidden library. He tries to get Beatrice out of the library, but her wishes don't align with his plans, and their discussion goes nowhere. Then, against all logic, Elsa finds her way into the forbidden library...
#8 - That's All This Story Is About
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 19, 2016
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.
#9 - The Witches' Tea Party
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 23, 2020
Subaru awakens in the graveyard with Emilia lying nearby. This time, he makes up his mind to save not only Emilia, but everyone in the Sanctuary and Roswaal's mansion from the threats that hang over them. Roswaal makes it clear that he will use Subaru's power to keep starting over by force if he has to, if it will allow him to achieve his own goal. What is driving Roswaal to go to such lengths? In search of the answer to this and many other questions, Subaru goes to see Echidna once again.
#10 - Wilhelm van Astrea
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 15, 2016
Subaru has devoted everything he had, and done all he could do. His passion has captured Crusch's heart, as well as Anastasia's cooperation, and they all enter into the battle against the White Whale together.
#11 - Rem
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 13, 2016
Knocked unconscious by Subaru's attack, Rem dreams of an event in her past that she and Ram would rather forget... a sin for which Rem feels she can never be forgiven. After waking up, she tells Subaru that she's just committed the same sin again. When the three of them are moments from being cornered by the Ulgarm pack, Subaru takes off to draw their attention so Ram and Rem can escape.
#12 - Nobody Can Lift a Quain Stone Alone
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 20, 2021
The missing Emilia was in the graveyard all along, her lost memories beginning to return due to Puck's disappearance. Confused and losing heart over the realization that she's forgotten such important memories, she tries her hardest to convey her feelings to Subaru. When the two of them leave the graveyard, they're awaited by Garfiel, who's been battered and beaten by Otto and Ram. He tries to prevent the Sanctuary's liberation by closing off the graveyard himself, but Subaru won't let him have his way without a fight.
#13 - The Meaning of Courage
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 30, 2016
The scattered pieces of the puzzle finally come together, and Subaru realizes for certain that the shaman who cursed him is in the village at the foot of the mountains. He heads there with Ram and Rem and makes sure all the villagers touch him so that he can find out, with Beatrice's help, who cast the curse. But the truth he finds is not what he expected, and he finds himself rushing toward the village again...
#14 - From Zero
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 1, 2016
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...
#15 - Reunion of Roars
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 24, 2021
Subaru tries to prevent the attack on the mansion by talking to Roswaal, but Roswaal refuses to let go of the wish he has clung to for 400 long years. Subaru takes Garfiel and Otto along as he hitches up the carriage to Patrasche and heads for the mansion as quickly as he can. Meanwhile, now that Emilia has completed the first trial, Ram asks her for a favor. Touched by the strength of Ram's feelings, Emilia reaches out to help her.
#16 - Natsuki Subaru's Restart
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 16, 2016
Standing before Subaru is someone he never expected. The truth of the attacker's identity leaves him bewildered, and he feels everything crumbling around him as he dies yet again. Then, for the fourth time, he awakes on his first day at the Roswaal mansion. This time, the night of the fourth day passes without incident, and Subaru is stunned as he greets the morning of the fifth day... but then the situation takes an unexpected turn.
#17 - The Permafrost of Elior Forest
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 10, 2021
Pandora, the Witch of Vanity, stands before Geuse and Fortuna. They both face her with all the strength they have. Meanwhile, young Emilia runs toward the place where the seal is, believing that everyone will be saved if she gives Pandora what she wants. But when she arrives, Pandora is already there, insisting that she hand over the key to opening the seal.
#18 - Starting Life from Zero in Another World
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 18, 2016
Subaru attempts to buy the insignia from Felt and return it to Satella before Elsa arrives at the loot house... but Satella arrives before the negotiations are complete, and Elsa still attacks them.
#19 - Love Love Love Love Love Love You
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 2, 2020
After being eaten alive by a herd of unknown creatures resembling rabbits, Subaru awakens in a half-maddened state next to Emilia in the graveyard. As he pounds his head against the rocky ground over and over in anguish, he finds himself invited once again to a witch's tea party. There, he tells Echidna about his Return by Death ability, something he has never been able to tell anyone before. Echidna then begins to tell Subaru about the witch who gave him this power and set him on this agonizing path.
#20 - The Self-Proclaimed Knight and the Greatest Knight
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 12, 2016
Subaru devises a new plan to correct the mistake of the blank letter sent to the manor, encourage the evacuation of the villagers and move Emilia away from her current location. With these preparations complete, he enacts the second part of his plan designed to cut off the Fingers before severing the Unseen Hand once and for all.
#21 - Battle Against the White Whale
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 8, 2016
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.
#22 - Fanatical Methods Like a Demon
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 6, 2016
Subaru risked his life to save the children from a pack of Ulgarm, but he was so powerfully cursed that there could be no saving him. Even Beatrice is unable to undo the complex web of curses on him, and says he'll grow weak and die within half a day. The only way he can survive is if the entire Ulgarm pack is defeated, but time is not on his side. Subaru is ready to give up when he learns that Rem has gone into the forest by herself...
#23 - Otto Suwen / A Reason to Believe
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 13, 2021
Having been born with the "soul of language" divine protection that allows him to converse with non-human creatures, Otto Suwen's life has truly had its ups and downs. After being run out of his hometown because of his ability, he found his independence as a merchant, was attacked by the Witch's Cult, met Subaru... and now, his life is literally on the line in a deadly game of tag. To fulfill his part of the plan, Otto must evade Garfiel's vicious attacks in a desperate effort to buy time.
#24 - Disgrace in the Extreme
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 25, 2016
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...