The BEST Episodes of School Rumble
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 6, 2020
Network: TV Tokyo
Tsukamoto Tenma is an ordinary 2nd year high school student who has fallen in love with one of her classmates, Karasuma Ooji. However, currently she is unable to confess her feelings to him. To make things worse, she found out that Karasuma is transferring to another school in a year. On the other hand, Tenma's other classmate, Harima Kenji (who is a delinquent) is also in love with Tenma. Not being able to confess his feelings, Harima gets depressed day by day.
#1 - Confusing Test! Inescapable Toilet! Impossible Physical Examination!
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 2004
Confusing Test!: Tenma and Harima are taking an English test, but Tenma forgets to write her name on her paper. If someone doesn't write their name on a test paper, then that person will automatically recieve a failing grade for that test. So, Harima tries to subliminally tell Tenma to write her name before the test is over. Inescapable Toilet!: After using the girl's bathroom, Tenma goes to leave, but she finds Karasuma standing in front of the door. Afraid of being seen coming out of the washroom by Karasuma, Tenma uses bathroom tools to help her escape from the little girl's room undetected.
#2 - Staring Sketch! Aiming Arrow Letter! Tell Me Pajama Party!
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 2004
Staring Sketch!: For art class, Tenma must sketch a portrait of her partner, Karasuma, and vice-versa. However, Tenma is too nervous about working with her crush.Aiming Arrow Letter!: Tenma tries to send her love to Karasuma by shooting arrow letters.
#3 - Pigs Say Oink Oink! Cats Say Meow! Frogs and Kappas Say Ribbit Ribbit Ribbit!
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 2004
Pigs Say Oink Oink!: It's time for a school field trip. Tenma aims to sit next to Karasuma, whereas Harima wants to sit next to Tenma. Unfortunately, Harima gets on the wrong bus and ends up in a truck full of pigs.Cats Go Meow!: Yakumo tries to care for a stray black cat. She also meets Hanai Haruki, who is deeply in love with her.
#4 - Burning First Love! Burning Tea Party! Burning Softball Match!
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 2, 2004
Burning First Love!: Harima tells his cousin, Itoko, about how he and Tenma first met and how he fell in love for her.Burning Tea Party!: Since Yakumo has joined the Tea Club, Hanai hopes to get into the club as well. But first, he must pass a tea-tasting test.
#5 - Survival After School! The Arrival of Confession Time! The Two of Us in the Hospital!
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 2004
Survivng After School!: Tenma gets herself locked in the school gym's closet.The Arrival of Confession Time!: Harima now knows that Tenma likes someone, but he doesn't know who that someone is. Harima jumps to the conclusion that the person that Tenma likes is himself. So, he decides to finally confess his love to her.
#6 - Pool Cleaning! Pool Riots! Pool Wars!
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 2004
Pool Cleaning!: Hanai makes Tenma, Harima, and the rest of the class clean the school pool.Pool Riots!: A game of pool hockey is played to decide what Tenma's class is going to do for an upcoming school festival.
#7 - First Grocery Shopping! First Boxed Lunch! My First Heartbreak! What?
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 2004
First Grocery Shopping!: Eri goes grocery shopping for the first time. She's buying ingredients for a dinner she is making.First Boxed Lunch!: Tenma makes a boxed lunch with curry inside so that she can eat with Karasuma, since curry is his favorite food.
#8 - Manga Tragedy! Older Sister Tragedy! The Big Mr. Kappa Tragedy!
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2004
Manga Tragedy!: Harima tries to turn his life around by becoming a manga artist, but his dreams are soon shot down.Older Sister Tragedy!: Harima is then taken in by an older woman named Anegasaki Tae.
#9 - Please God! Please! Real Animal Fortune Telling! Please! Tenma-chan!
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 7, 2004
Please God!: Mikoto injures her hand after a day of martial arts practice. She prays to God for her hand to get better so that she can write for a test. A person who looks like God comes and solves her problem. That person can also tell fortunes with his many animal friends. The God look-alike is in fact Harima!Please! Real Animal Fortune Telling!: Tenma runs off after learning how Karasuma prefers curry over her. Harima chases after Tenma to confess his love to her.
#10 - Nara! Karasuma! Harima!
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 14, 2004
Nara!: Tenma and her girl friends spend the day at a water amusement park, where they meet a group of boys who want to go out with them. One of those boys is Nara Kentarou, who secretly likes Tenma.Karasuma!: On a rainy day, Tenma goes to a bus stop where she meets Karasuma. She worries if Karasuma doesn't like her after that curry incident.
#11 - At The Sea, Help! Naked, Help! Really, Seriously, Help!
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 21, 2004
At The Sea, Help!: Tenma and the gang head for the beach.Naked, Help!: Harima, naked at the moment, tries to find his swimming trunks, but Eri walks in on him and sees him naked. Harima fears that Eri will mistake him for being a pervert. So, he tries to shut Eri up by grabbing her, but the situation goes from bad to worse!
#12 - Mission 1 is the Cofession of Love! Mission 2 is the Night of Offense and Defense! Mission 3 is Pii-Pyororo!
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 28, 2004
Mission 1 is the Confession of Love!: Tenma tells Harima that she knows that there is a person on this trip that he likes and that Harima hasn't confessed to that person yet. So, Tenma gets Harima to practice confessing to her, even though she's really the person that Harima secretly loves.Mission 2 is the Night of Offense and Defense!: It's the last night of the beach trip, and everyone is sound asleep, except for some of the boys, who are pretty restless.
#13 - With Summer! With Friends! With Launching Fireworks!
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 11, 2005
With Summer!: Harima writes another manga, but he soon runs into Eri, who he thinks knows about his manga. Harima meets up with Mikoto, but when Eri catches up to Harima, she thinks that Mikoto is on a date with him. Eri runs off, and Mikoto chases after her.With Friends!: Hanai thinks that Harima hurt Mikoto. The two boys then get into a fight. Meanwhile, Mikoto gets a message that her old tutor, Kouzu, is returning home.
#14 - It's Actually The Tea Club... It's The Tea Club, Though... That's Because It Is The Tea Club...
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 18, 2005
It's Actually The Tea Club...: Tenma, her sister, and her girl friends go camping as an activity of the Tea Club. Harima, Hanai, and Imadori soon follow. Harima talks with Yakumo and asks her questions about what Tenma said about him that one day. However, when Tenma sees Harima with Yakumo, Tenma thinks that he is hitting on Yakumo.It's The Tea Club, Though...: Tenma goes into ""Onee-chan Power"" mode and challenges Harima. She plans on pairing up with Harima in the upcoming test of courage and then get into a one-on-one match with him. Harima, however, thinks that this is Tenma's move to confess her love to him.
#15 - Giraffe's Feeling in the Peak of Summer! A Panic Party in the End of Summer! Summer's Over, So We're Changing Now!
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 25, 2005
Giraffe's Feeling in the Peak of Summer!: Yakumo and the tea club take care of one of Harima's animal friends, a giraffe named Pyotr. Later, a young boy runs away from home and seeks shelter in Tenma and Yakumo's home.A Panic Party in the End of Summer!: Harima, Yakumo, and the tea club decide to move all of Harima's animal friends to the Yagami temple. However, Harima and the gang will have to deal with a news team to keep the animals from getting captured.
#16 - Karen's Love, Still a Long Way to Go! Karen's Love, Little by Little! Karen's Love, And Then...
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 1, 2005
Karen's Love, Still a Long Way to Go!: Ichijou remembers the date that Imadori promised her, but Imadori doesn't recall it at all.Karen's Love, Little by Little!: Ichijou's date with Imadori has been set, but unfortunately, Ichijou also has a wrestling match on the same day as her date. But, never fear! Tenma's here!
#17 - Dream of Art! Pray to God! And Wish Upon a Star!
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 8, 2005
Dream of Art!: There is news circulating through the school about Itoko being a model for an art exhibit, and the theme is nudity! Of course, all the guys are excited about this, except for Harima and Hanai. But, when they hear about Tenma and Yakumo helping out the art exhibit, they get fired up too!Pray to God!: Yakumo takes part in a mock wedding ceremony as the bride, and Hanai is the groom. Harima hears about this, but he thinks that it's Tenma who's the bride. So, Harima and Hanai get into another fight.
#18 - It's Gone! This Is Gone Too! Whatever Will We Do!
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 15, 2005
It's Gone!: Eri accidently cuts off Harima's beard. She tries to apologize to him, but it's not that easy for her.This Is Gone Too!: Harima writes another manga, but he is advised to get a friend to proofread the manga. The problem is that Harima has no friends! Luckily, Harima gets Yakumo to read his manga and help him edit and improve it.
#19 - Hanai Strikes Back! Karen Shines! Onee-san, Revisited!
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 22, 2005
Hanai Strikes Back!: Hanai returns from his training and learns that Harima Kenji has just saved two girls from a gang. Hanai rushes to where Harima was last seen. He finds that an entire gang has been beaten up, but it was not Harima Kenji who did it. Instead, it was.. Harry MacKenzie?Karen Shines!: Lala decides to have lunch with Ichijou, but things go bad when Imadori starts provoking Lala. Also, class 2-D's Harry MacKenzie and Tougou Masakazu challenge class 2-C at the upcoming sports festival.
#20 - The War Has Started! Intense Kibasen! This Is Super Chaotic!
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 8, 2005
The War Has Started!: The sports festival has begun! Class 2-C has won a lot of events, putting them in first place. 2-C is currently one point ahead of 2-D, and the last two events are the Kibasen and the Baton Race.Intense Kibasen!: 2-D and 2-C's performance in the Kibasen event forces the other classes to use unorthodox methods to win.
#21 - The Women's War! The Men's War! The War Is Over...
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 15, 2005
The Women's War!: It' the women's relay race, and Eri is participating. But, will her injury from the Kibasen event affect her running?The Men's War!: The last event of the sports festival is the men's relay race. 2-D is currently winning with a score of 245 points. 2-C's boys need to win this event if they want to defeat 2-D.
#22 - Fretfulness Hesitation Wandering
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 22, 2005
Fretfulness: There are rumors going around the school about Harima and Eri dating each other. Since Harima knows that he no longer has a chance with Tenma, he asks Yakumo to get something from off his desk and change the nametag on it. The thing was supposed to be Harima's love story, but Yakumo accidently picks up a shirt that was meant to be a present for Harima from Eri, who ends up thinking that Yakumo is dating Harima.Hesitation: Karasuma's birthday is coming up soon. So Tenma tries her best to bake a cake for him.
#23 - Boooo! Puwaan! Gyuiin!
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 29, 2005
Boooo!: The captain of the ship decides to turn the ship around to return Harima back to Japan.Puwaan!: Tenma goes shopping with Harima to buy a present for Karasuma's birthday (since Tenma failed to bake a cake 25 times).
#24 - A Sudden Goodbye
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Apr 5, 2005
Harima rushes to enter the rookie manga artist contest. He soon runs into Eri.Tenma and Iori (the black cat) switch bodies!
#25 - Scramble Reloaded! Requesting a Superstar! A Scandalous Restart!
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 3, 2006
Scramble Reloaded!: The situation between Yakumo and Harima goes from bad to worse when Tenma thinks that the two are dating.