The BEST Episodes of Senran Kagura

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 22, 2020

Network: AT-X

There was a time when there were ninja serving the powerful, hired for intelligence missions, destruction, or assassination. While the times have changed, the need for ninja has not vanished. In a particular school, there are girls who are secretly in training to become ninja. Ninjas-in-training, Asuka, Katsuragi, Hibari, Ikaruga, and Yagiyuu each have a secret technique scroll that they protect at all times. This features their tumultuous school life as they pursue the path of the ninja!

Super-Secret Ninja Art

#1 - Super-Secret Ninja Art

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 24, 2013

Fierce battles continue to be waged as the Hanzo Academy shinobi try to reach the castle's top floor. Meanwhile, outside, Kiriya, Daidoji, and Suzune have a confrontation of their own. With everything at stake, Asuka and Homura engage in one last showdown.

star 9.17
42 votes
Castle Showdown

#2 - Castle Showdown

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 17, 2013

Yomi waits in ambush to keep the Hanzo shinobi from moving forward. As Ikaruga takes matters into her own hands, Hibari is desperate to escape her cell and tell the others not to fight the Hebijo students, as it will mean their deaths if they lose.

star 9.14
42 votes
Yin and Yang

#3 - Yin and Yang

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 10, 2013

With the map from Suzune, the Hanzo Academy shinobi prepare to attack the Hebijo base. As Hibari learns more about Hebijo's training methods, she is determined to take back the secret scroll. Suzune gets in hot water for luring the Hanzo shinobi to Hebijo.

star 9.10
41 votes
Hebijo Clandestine Girls' Academy

#4 - Hebijo Clandestine Girls' Academy

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 3, 2013

Under Haruka's control, Hibari breaks into Hanzo Academy's depository and takes the super-secret ninja art scroll. After Haruka leaves with the scroll, Hibari feels that she has betrayed the others, and runs away from the academy to get the scroll back.

star 9.02
43 votes
Sneak Attack! Hanzo Academy

#5 - Sneak Attack! Hanzo Academy

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 3, 2013

The Hanzo girls train even harder to be ready for the Hebijo shinobi's next move. The Hebijo girls sneak onto campus to locate the Hanzo girls' training facility. Upon finding the old schoolhouse, it is placed in a kekkai, trapping the Hanzo girls inside!

star 8.94
49 votes
Hiking Terror

#6 - Hiking Terror

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 17, 2013

Still reeling from the blow they were dealt by Hebijo, Kiriya decides to ramp up the girls' training with a mountain-climbing training excursion. This so-called "Hai-kin-gu" training provides many challenges to the Hanzo team, both together and separately.

star 8.88
49 votes
Moonlight Intruder

#7 - Moonlight Intruder

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 20, 2013

The dark shinobi engages Ikaruga in battle and overwhelms her with her array of weapons before taking her leave. Later, Ikaruga is informed that her brother, Murasame, who she replaced to become the shinobi successor of her family, has gone missing. Later that night, Ikaruga encounters Murasame in her room stealing her sword, Hien, but she manages to send him packing easily enough. After being ejected from the household, Murasame is met by Hanzou, who reminds him that being a shinobi isn't the only way of life. After receiving some advice from Hanzou, Ikaruga decides to start giving Asuka summoning lessons, managing to help her get over her fear of frogs and learn to use her summoning art.

star 8.85
54 votes
Interlocking Shinobi Kekkai Barriers

#8 - Interlocking Shinobi Kekkai Barriers

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 10, 2013

The Hanzo shinobi continue to fight one-on-one against the Hebijo shinobi. When Yagyu manages to defeat her opponent and free herself from her pocket of kekkai space, she attempts to enter Hibari's pocket to protect her, at great physical risk to herself.

star 8.85
47 votes
A Shinobi Classroom Retrospective

#9 - A Shinobi Classroom Retrospective

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 24, 2013

Kiriya's training of the girls turns especially strict. Afterward, he reminisces about the time two years earlier when Ikaruga and Katsuragi were new students. As Asuka, Hibari, and Yagyu join in later on, the road to the team's formation is revealed.

star 8.78
46 votes
The Legendary Shinobi Appears

#10 - The Legendary Shinobi Appears

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 13, 2013

As the girls train in summoning animal spirits, Asuka is the only one having trouble summoning hers. Her grandfather, the legendary shinobi Hanzou, comes to visit and informs her that their family's spirit is the tree frog, which Asuka is afraid of. As Asuka attempts to get used to frogs, Hanzou informs Kiriya that the evil Serpent Girl's Academy is behind the puppet attack. On their way home, Asuka and Ikaruga are attacked by one of the enemy shinobi.

star 8.75
52 votes
Seaside Training - Shinobi Island

#11 - Seaside Training - Shinobi Island

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 27, 2013

Kiriya takes the girls to Shinobi Island to train. Two more dark shinobis, Mirai and Hikage, attacked. As with the other battles, neither Mirai nor Hikage took their battles seriously and left rather abruptly. However, Mirai revealed to Hibari that she is a freshman at the Serpent Academy for Girls, leading Kiriya to inform his students that these dark shinobis are also from that same academy.

star 8.53
79 votes
Ninja That Stand Atop Skyscrapers

#12 - Ninja That Stand Atop Skyscrapers

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 6, 2013

Asuka, Ikaruga, Katsuragi, Yagyu and Hibari are five school girls who secretly train in the ninja arts. As they are sent by their mentor, Kiriya, to handle some delinquents in town, Asuka meets a girl named Homura and helps guide her through town, unaware that she is secretly an enemy shinobi. Meanwhile, the others encounter the delinquents, who are soon revealed to be wooden puppets controlled by an enemy shinobi. As the girls manage to beat the puppets, Asuka remains blissfully unaware of Homura's true alliance.

star 8.28
68 votes
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

#13 - LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 22, 2018

star 8.17
6 votes
WE'LL MEET AGAIN

#14 - WE'LL MEET AGAIN

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 24, 2018

star 7.50
6 votes
DON'T STOP BELIEVING

#15 - DON'T STOP BELIEVING

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 1, 2018

star 7.17
6 votes
BURN

#16 - BURN

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 8, 2018

star 7.00
7 votes
BE HONEST

#17 - BE HONEST

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 10, 2018

star 6.71
7 votes
TWO HEARTS

#18 - TWO HEARTS

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 15, 2018

star 6.67
6 votes
PBS

#19 - PBS

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 20, 2018

The shinobi receive a mysterious message delivered by arrow from an unknown, and potentially deadly, assailiant who lurks in the shadows. The letter lures them to an empty spa resort, where they'll begin a trial like they've never faced before. But first, it's time for everyone to have a squirt gun fight in skimpy swimsuits!

star 6.57
7 votes
HOMETOWN

#20 - HOMETOWN

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 29, 2018

star 6.50
6 votes
IT'S SHOWTIME!!

#21 - IT'S SHOWTIME!!

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 3, 2018

star 6.00
7 votes
CHANGE THE WORLD

#22 - CHANGE THE WORLD

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 13, 2018

What is the true justice? How can a shinobi best protect those she cares about? Where did all my clothes go? The Shinobi of Senran Kagura are back for a new season, as they try to answer these questions and more!

star 5.80
5 votes
ROCKET DIVE

#23 - ROCKET DIVE

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 27, 2018

star 5.67
6 votes
SHINOVI VERSUS

#24 - SHINOVI VERSUS

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 17, 2018

star 5.25
4 votes