The BEST Episodes of Romeo x Juliet
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2020
Network: Tokyo Broadcasting System
This is a story of a young and tragic love, set in the aerial city of Neo Verona. Tyranny rules this island in the sky after the Montague family took control 14 years prior. The disparity among the wealthy and poor is apparent in the present state, the earth dries and water stagnates. The sky itself is wrapped in a deep dense fog. Both Romeo and Juliet`s lineages are of present and past ruling families of Neo Verona. Romeo is the son of the current Montague dictator, Juliet (a beautiful woman) masquerades as a man (Odin), she`s the last descendent of Capulet the previous rulers who were killed by an assasin`s dagger 14 years ago. Her true background is not to be revealed to her until her 16th birthday while being raised by her sister. The cruel hands of fate introduces 2 people who will become "Star Crossed Lovers".
#1 - Prayer: In the Same World as You
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 26, 2007
Romeo goes to stop Juliet from being absorbed by Escalus, but is fatally stabbed by Ophelia, whom Romeo kills. Juliet sees Romeo dying on the ground and decides to follow her destiny, sacrificing herself to save everyone in Neo Verona. Afterwards, Neo Verona lands on the ocean.
#2 - If They Did Not Meet
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 4, 2007
The Capulet House ruled over Neo Verona. One day the house was attacked and every inhabitant was killed. A sole survivor, Lady Juliet, was able to escape. Years later, Neo Verona is under the rule of the Montague family and Lady Juliet has no recollection of the event in her past. She hides her true identity by living as a boy named Odin. One day, a friend asked her to join her in a royal ball. There, she meets, the young man named Romeo and fell in love with him at that moment.
#3 - The Promise: A Scent Remembered
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 11, 2007
Romeo is now interested in Juliet. Though he doesnt know her name yet, he is seemed very happy to be able to meet her. Meanwhile, in the Royal Ball, it was announced that Romeo will be wed to Hermoine. How will this announcement affect Romeo? Also, Juliet is celebrating her 16th birthday. Everything was going well until a secret was revealed about Juliet. What is this secret?
#4 - Love: Cruel Mischief
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 18, 2007
Juliet is feeling depressed about the revelation of her true identity. This makes her feel ill and makes her unable to meet Romeo. Cordelia wanted to go and realizes that Juliet is meeting with a Noble. She then tells Juliet to not meet that Noble again. In the town, the doctor was arrested and tortured so that he could reveal the true identity of the Red Whirlwind. Juliet hears the news and decided to rescue him. Everything was going well until they were cornered. Suddenly, Romeo arrives and with the scent of Iris coming out of the Red Whirlwind, he decided to help them.
#5 - Bashfulness: Beaten by the Rain
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 25, 2007
Juliet is still feeling depressed about the true identity of Romeo. She stays in her room for a while then suddenly goes out as Odin(herself but disguised as a boy). She visited the grave of her parents but finds Romeo in a field of irises. Romeo and Cielo notice her presence and Romeo asked her if she would like to ride Cielo. They got on the pegasus and rode off but it immediately started to rain. They found an abandoned house and stayed there. Once inside Romeo finds out Odin's true identity.
#6 - Whirlwind: Burning Resolve
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 2, 2007
The Red Whirlwind, Neo Verona's only hope, is being hunted by the Archduke's guards. The Archduke also ordered martial law and cutting off the people's food supply in order to hasten the process. With the lack of food, the townspeople have resorted to informing the guards in order to obtain food. The ones who are caught were put into a cage and the guards are planning on burning them to death. Will the Red Whirlwind show up in order to save these people's lives.
#7 - Hope: Tomorrow Entrusted
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 9, 2007
The Red Whirlwind has arrived but underneath the costume is not Juliet. Instead the Doctor took her place. Suddenly, a stray arrow hit the doctor and instead of running away, he gave up his life to save the men captured by the guards. Meanwhile, the nobles are discussing ways in order to keep the peace in the city. One noble defended the people and was stripped of his rank. This noble was Benvolio's father and they left for the city's outskirts. On their way, they were attacked by the Archduke's guards. Will Benvolio survive to tell this event to Romeo?
#8 - Warmth: Just for Now
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 16, 2007
A new character named Tybalt have saved the day and surprisingly knows Juliet's real name. Who is this Tybalt and how does he know that information? Meanwhile, its the Flower Fair and everyone is having fun. Romeo is walking around when he suddenly sees Juliet. She runs away and Romeo follows her. The two ended up on a bridge where they kissed for the very first time.
#9 - Naïveté: What Justice Is
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 23, 2007
After their kiss, Juliet handed Romeo an embroidery that she made and says her farewell. The next day, Romeo revealed to Hermoine that he is in love with another woman. Then, Romeo received a letter from the supposedly dead Benvolio. He wished for them to meet. What will be revealed in the meeting between the two? Meanwhile, Juliet has started to carry the Capulet sword. Suddenly, an unknown man showed up and revealed to Juliet that the Friar is fooling the townspeople. He might seem good during the day but at night, he gives information over to the guards in exchange for money. What will Juliet do after hearing the information?
#10 - Rise to Action: Hesitation Quelled
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 30, 2007
Romeo is agonized by the sight of Juliet and another man hugging under the moonlight. Meanwhile, Juliet is distressed due to her inability to kill another person. While all of this is happening, the Capulet followers have found a base of operations and are going to start making plans to overtake the Montague.
#11 - Tears: To Have Met You
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 6, 2007
Juliet was able to safely escape the guards of the Grand Duke with the help of Tybalt. Now, he leaves her behind saying that she is not ready to overthrow Montague. With these words, Juliet becomes depressed and starts to wonder around the city and collapses in front of the convent where Portia lives. Portia sends a messenger to Romeo and Romeo goes over to the convent. There Romeo and Juliet are again reunited.
#12 - The Vows: The Blessing of the Morning Sun
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 13, 2007
After leaving the convent, Romeo and Juliet flies around and heads for a place where noone knows their identity. They ended up in a forest beyond the mountains. There, they found an injured pegasus and they encounter poachers. Will Romeo and Juliet defeat the poachers and save the injured Pegasus?
#13 - Solace: To Stay This Way
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 20, 2007
The search for Romeo and Juliet continues, as they both hide in an abandoned village. They stumble upon the Escalus tree, and find that its roots are dying. Duke Montague's personal guards are sent to look for Romeo and Juliet. As Romeo and Juliet set out to stop the soldiers from destroying a nearby town, they find themselves greatly outnumbered. After both Romeo and Juliet show their true identities to the guards, Juliet is taken prisoner.
#14 - Pulsation: Guided
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 27, 2007
The news about the capture of the last Capulet survivor reaches Francisco and Curio. They start making plans on how they will free Juliet. Can these two succeed on what they are planning?
#15 - Solemn Responsibilities: In the Circle of These Arms
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 4, 2007
Romeo is banished from the keep by Lord Montague, and gives him authority over the Gradisca Mines. He is not allowed to return until the mine doubles its production. He arrives to find the mines filled with small-time criminals, and decides to work in the mines himself to increase production. He befriends a sickly worker, Petruchio. Over a small period of time, Petruchio gets sick, and dies. Romeo then learns the truth of how Petruchio was imprisoned, another worker tells him the real difference between Nobles and Commoners, and Romeo cries over Petruchio's grave.
#16 - The Self: The Way Forward
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 11, 2007
Juliet and Co. are resting, when she remembers the moments linked with the great tree of Neo Verona. At the same moment, an earthquake happens, causing a major cave-in at Gradisca Mines and injuring a majority of the workers. Romeo declares that all the laborers have done enough work to allow themselves to be free, and goes off to rescue some of the workers trapped by the cave-in. He rescues the remaining workers, and the other workers who distrusted him for being a noble, now do trust him.
#17 - One Person: So Dear
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 18, 2007
Her patience and mental stability waning, Hermione runs away from home to try and see Romeo. After several setbacks, she unexpectedly runs into Juliet and Co. Embittered and jealous, she attacks Juliet before fainting in exhaustion. The two girls reconcile their differences slightly when she awakens, and Hermione returns home afterwards.
#18 - Cruel Tyrant: Darkness, the Origin
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 25, 2007
While Romeo reassesses where the workers will live, Juliet and Co. hears news of Camio in town and move to engage him. Surprisingly, they meet up with Tybalt who has taken residence there. He then recounts to Juliet his and Montague's pasts, explaining to her why he hates Montague to much, and how Montague came to become the leader of his clan.
#19 - Aspirations: In Each of Their Hearts
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 1, 2007
Romeo works to create the village he has promised and it flourishes well. Juliet and company begin rehearsing for a play Willie has composed for Neo Verona reenacting Juliet's tale. Juliet hears news of Romeo's village and with Curio escorting her, they have a sweet reunion.
#20 - Succession: I Am None Other
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 8, 2007
After spending some time together, the lovers go their separate ways again, with Juliet leaving for Neo Verona. Willie's play goes underway and during the performance, Juliet revives the Red Whirlwind ego. Rallying the townspeople for the Capulets' rebellion, Juliet and company attack a major hidden fortress that housed the majority of the Montague's Pegasi troops and captured the town gate to Neo Verona. On the top of the gate she rallies the populace against Montague's rule. Her true identity as a Capulet is revealed to the townspeople.
#21 - Duty: Unwavering Step
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 29, 2007
Juliet, as the Red Whirlwind, rebels against Lord Montague to free the people of Neo Verona and successfully captures the outer city or common square. Meanwhile the village Romeo is leading is having trouble due to the soil; as the tree dies, the fertile land dies. Soon news about Juliet is sent to Romeo, and being supported by everyone in the village, Romeo rushes to meet Juliet. After meeting with Juliet, Romeo begs her to let him reason with his father once again. In the council of dukes Montague proposes to burn the entire common grounds to flush the Capulets out. Only one was in favor, his adopted son Mercutio, whilst the others refused. He then proceeds to kill the chairmen to persuade the others to accept. Romeo arrives to persuade his father to surrender. But, instead of surrendering, his father shows his Escalus, and he witness the tree death. Juliet then visits her parents' grave, at her grave she meets with Ophelia, and here we discover that Juliet is destined to save the tree or die to create a new tree
#22 - The Covenant: The Goddess's Embrace
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 5, 2007
The episode begins with Juliet returning into the city, which is in ruins due to the earthquake created by Escalus. As they attempt to tend to the citizens Mercutio begins Montague's scorch earth policy and presides to burn the city only to be stopped by Romeo, and soon he and Juliet meet together. With the people on her side, Juliet begins the battle against Montague's defense. Before that Juliet and company attends Benvolio and Cordelia's wedding with Juliet's wishes for their happy future and Willy as the priest (the previous one was killed by Tybalt).
#23 - Curse: Raging Fury
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Sep 12, 2007
Benvolio marries Cordelia, and the final assault on Montague commences.
#24 - Seed Brought to Life: The Kiss of Death
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 19, 2007
Juliet faces off against Lord Montague, and convinces him to surrender. Mercutio then stabs and kills Lord Montague. Afterwards Juliet heads to Escalus.