Rin-ne

The WORST episodes of Rin-ne

Every episode of Rin-ne ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Rin-ne!

As a child Sakura Mamiya mysteriously disappeared in the woods behind her grandma's home. She returned whole and healthy, but since then she has had the power to see ghosts. Now a teenager, she just wishes the ghosts would leave her alone! At school, the desk next to Sakura's has been empty since the start of the school year, then one day her always-absent classmate shows up, and he's far more than what he seems!

Last Updated: 6/28/2022Network: NHK
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Ghost Rubber Boat / There's Something in the Tunnel / Welcome to Nehanya!
star
6.60
10 votes

#1 - Ghost Rubber Boat / There's Something in the Tunnel / Welcome to Nehanya!

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/25/2016

Sakura and her friends head to the beach, where they run into Rinne, Ageha, Tsubasa and Rokumon. They investigate a ghost boat, an octopus monster and a section of the beach rumored to be filled with spirits.

Shinigami Elementary Reunion
star
6.89
9 votes

#2 - Shinigami Elementary Reunion

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 7/30/2016

Demon Masato gets involved his wings stolen by a mysterious man who seems to be trying to lure Rinne into the Shinigami Elementary School reunion.

I'll Give You a Scarf / I'll Be Waiting on the Rink
star
7.10
10 votes

#3 - I'll Give You a Scarf / I'll Be Waiting on the Rink

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/27/2016

When a girl gives a scarf to a boy, a phantom scarf appears and strangles him! To lure the haunted scarf, Sakura agrees to knit a scarf for Rinne by hand.

Recovery Cream / Rumor / Mushroom Picking
star
7.11
9 votes

#4 - Recovery Cream / Rumor / Mushroom Picking

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/16/2016

Mikazukido's Recovery Cream can fix anything -- including cats. There's a spirit in the staff storage at school. The black cats go on a trip hunting for magic mushrooms.

MVC
star
7.11
9 votes

#5 - MVC

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/13/2016

Rokumon's plan to get the key to the Shinigami door backfires, but he gets his reward. The exam heats up even more.

A Pot Samurai / Demon Influenza A and Shinigami Influenza B
star
7.11
9 votes

#6 - A Pot Samurai / Demon Influenza A and Shinigami Influenza B

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 8/20/2016

Jumonji's expertise on hot pot ingredients may only be trumped by Rinne's intense desire to enjoy hot food on a cold day. Later, Masato deals with his cold "the demon way."

Love Song
star
7.22
9 votes

#7 - Love Song

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/30/2016

A spirit who passed away in the Showa era returns, causing trouble all around the neighborhood.

Just the Way We Were...
star
7.22
9 votes

#8 - Just the Way We Were...

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/3/2016

Renge does everything in her power -- and then some -- to stop her crush, Shirushigami Kain, from finding out that she's a Damashigami.

Homestay Training
star
7.25
8 votes

#9 - Homestay Training

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/14/2016

Rinne's homestay, Shouma, is quite a handful. Hoping to end his school assignment quickly, he goes after an evil spirit, but the spirit appears elsewhere as a living human being.

If You Don't Mind Starting as Friends
star
7.33
15 votes

#10 - If You Don't Mind Starting as Friends

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/25/2015

The son of a family of exorcists, Tsubasa Jumonji, has come to school. Right off the bat, he asks out his first love, Sakura! This bothers Rinne, but he turns a cold shoulder towards Sakura.

Directors: Seiki Sugawara
Level Six Black Cat
star
7.33
9 votes

#11 - Level Six Black Cat

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/11/2016

Rokumon and the other black cats are invited to the celebration of a high-profile black cat before his reincarnation. Meanwhile, Rinne does battle with a hobo moth who threatens to make him even poorer.

The Cursed Ace / Draw Me
star
7.33
3 votes

#12 - The Cursed Ace / Draw Me

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/15/2017

Special Protected Sacred Bird / June Bride / The Safe from Hell
star
7.33
3 votes

#13 - Special Protected Sacred Bird / June Bride / The Safe from Hell

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/13/2017

Digging for Memories / Lend Me Money? / Demon at the Campsite
star
7.38
8 votes

#14 - Digging for Memories / Lend Me Money? / Demon at the Campsite

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/7/2016

Rinne's grandma cleans her house, and digs up some goodies. Rinne's Dad is broke again. A demon tries to take one of Sakura's friends' brothers to Hell.

Fox Trap
star
7.40
10 votes

#15 - Fox Trap

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/5/2015

When Tsubasa catches a cold, Rinne, Sakura, Rokumon, and Kain pay him a visit.

Directors: Seiki Sugawara
Oboro the Black Cat
star
7.40
10 votes

#16 - Oboro the Black Cat

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/9/2016

Ageha doesn't get along with her black cat contractor, Oboro. They fight.

The Disappearance of the Membership Fee
star
7.40
10 votes

#17 - The Disappearance of the Membership Fee

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/23/2016

Rinne's shinigami union payments go missing. Shirushigami Kain threatens him with late charges.

A Mystery at the Summer Festival
star
7.45
11 votes

#18 - A Mystery at the Summer Festival

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/18/2016

It's summer festival season. Rokudou doesn't have money to spend on such fun. Instead, he investigates rumors of "Dancing People."

Voices of the Roadside Shrine
star
7.50
14 votes

#19 - Voices of the Roadside Shrine

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/9/2015

On her way home from school, Sakura hears the voice of a child asking from help from a roadside shrine. She wants to talk to Rinne about it, but Rinne is busy helping mummy-like Taro.

Directors: Seiki Sugawara
Renge's Revenge
star
7.50
10 votes

#20 - Renge's Revenge

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 7/9/2016

Shima Renge's self-imposed community service work hurts Rinne's weather box business, leaving him terrifyingly poor.

Kokkuri-san / Cursed Piggy Bank / The Hated Sansei
star
7.50
2 votes

#21 - Kokkuri-san / Cursed Piggy Bank / The Hated Sansei

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/15/2017

The Clubhouse Phantom
star
7.53
19 votes

#22 - The Clubhouse Phantom

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/18/2015

A huge, monstrous cat attacks from the sky. To Sakura's shock, her friends Miho and Rika can see it, too.

Directors: Seiki Sugawara
The Mysterious Transfer Student
star
7.56
9 votes

#23 - The Mysterious Transfer Student

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/2/2016

Shima Renge is a new student at school. She has a habit of breaking people's hearts -- possibly on purpose.

Sakura the Shinigami?!
star
7.57
7 votes

#24 - Sakura the Shinigami?!

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/10/2016

Sakura picks up a scythe that becomes attached to her until she can successfully purify seven spirits.

Matsugo Again?!
star
7.63
8 votes

#25 - Matsugo Again?!

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 9/17/2016

Ageha tries to put Rinne on a collar. Rinne's friend from elementary school, Matsugo, is not amused. Sakura, on the other hand, sees an opportunity.

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