The Best Episodes of The World God Only Knows
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2018
Keima Katsuragi is an avid galge gamer known at his school as "Otamega" (a derogatory term combining the words Otaku and Megane) and on the internet a "The Capturing God." One day he receives an e-mail offering him a contract to "capture" girls. He accepts thinking it's a challenge and a demon from Hell named Elsee appears. She asks for his help in capturing runaway spirits that are hiding in "real" girls. He refuses stating he only like the girls from the game and she tells him that if he refuses then both of their heads will be cut off.
#1 - Show Me
Season 3 - Episode 11
As Ayumi contemplates on what Keima said to her, Keima ask her to meet him at Kozue River. Haqua explains to Chihiro why Keima has to make Ayumi fall in love with him as he tries to make her like him again. However, their date is constantly interrupted by Vintage which Chihiro suggests she, Keima and Ayumi stay at Miyako's home. However, Chihiro seemingly reveals Keima's plans to Ayumi, causing Ayumi to slap him and storm off. Akari and Nikaidō assess their failed efforts to protect the Goddesses and decide to put their trust on Keima. Meanwhile, Chihiro reveals she told Ayumi the truth so that Keima would love Ayumi genuinely and Ayumi would no longer worry about her. To see if Keima is honestly in love with her, Ayumi asks that he marry her which Keima agrees, even in front of her parents. Given a wedding dress while being proposed to, Ayumi declines all of Keima's confessions as unsatisfactory and runs off telling him she'll be waiting for him at the harbor. As Nora watches over Ayumi and Ryō places decoys around town to fool Vintage, Keima and Chihiro head to Ayumi's location as Haqua defends them against Lune.
#2 - The Memory of My First Love
Season 3 - Episode 12
As they head to Ayumi's location, Chihiro tells Keima he should tell the truth to Ayumi as unknown to Keima, she already told Ayumi that he was trying to win her heart for something important. At the harbor, Keima tell Ayumi he will honestly tell the truth if she ask anything before continuing their wedding. When she ask if he really loves her, Keima answers he doesn't. After some bickering between the two, Ayumi tells Keima no one should manipulate her feelings as she does love him before kissing him, finally awakening Mercurius' powers. Just when it seems Vintage will capture them, Diana flies and rescues Mercurius and loyalist spirit hunters led by Akari battle Vinatge at Point Rock which Akari tells Keima his work is done and he may leave. As the Goddesses and spirit hunters rescue Keima's former conquests, fight Vintage and destroy Point Rock, Keima and Chihiro heads to his home to get her guitar. Chihiro ask Keima if there was something special in her that he tried to conquer her which he lies there wasn't which she also lies she's ok before they say goodbye. On the night of the concert, the 2B Pencils and Kanon sing Chihiro's song as Keima watches. As the credits roll, Keima's past conquest enjoy the festival while the Goddesses spread their wings which only Chihiro sees. Keima heads to the roof tops and cries, apologizing to Chihiro for hurting her while Chihiro struggles to hold her tears to finish her song after remembering her love for Keima. In the epilogue, Mari returns from her trip to South America, all of Vintage were captured and their plans to resurrect the Weiss have been foiled, Haqua is reinstated as spirit hunter while Nora is promoted to Head Section Chief thanks to Keima's deal for her to take credit in finding the Goddesses. As for Keima, while still depressed on what happened, tries to move on.
#3 - Absent Lovers
Season 3 - Episode 9
Chihiro and Keima head to the rooftop to continue their date. As they are about to kiss, Chihiro asks him to be gentle as this is her first time, which leads Keima to realize that Chihiro doesn't have a goddess as she doesn't remember her first kiss with him. Also, she confesses that she was in love with him long before her conquest. Chihiro asks him if he loves her and kisses him but Keima, knowing he must now conquer Ayumi, lies to her saying he doesn't and only dated her as revenge for making fun of him. A heartbroken Chihiro runs away where-after an angry Ayumi, who witnessed what Keima did, kicks him and leaves, later crying while her goddess scolds her for falling in love with him. At home, Keima gets depressed about what he did to Chihiro but is later cheered up by Tenri. The next day, the Mai High Festival begins and Keima learns from Elsie that the festival existed long before the Academy's founding after which Keima notices the Academy's emblem is a goddess. Seeing a connection, Keima heads to the theater where he discovers the entry and exit of the underground tunnel has been sealed. Keima and Elsie then head to the sea to Point Rock, while being watched by Akari Kurakawa, one of his past conquest and Nikaidō, his homeroom teacher. There, Keima and Elsie discover that inside Point Rock is a lair where Vintage are raising Weiss in eggs to be reborn. Despite what he uncovered, Keima decides not to intervene as it's not his battle and chooses to continue his conquest of Ayumi.
#4 - Labyrinth
Season 3 - Episode 10
Ayumi is still angry with Keima but is forced to work with him after he becomes the 2-B Class Cafe barista. Keima tries to talk with Ayumi but her anger and Chihiro being there doesn't help. Meanwhile, Lune orders Vintage to target all of Keima's past conquests. At the forest, Keima tries to stop Ayumi from revealing to Chihiro that she's also in love with Keima but the three of them are captured by agents of Vintage until Haqua saves them. It is revealed Dokuro Skull had to arrest Haqua or Vintage would have killed her so now she frees her and tells Haqua to help Keima and stop Vintage's plans. After defeating the Vintage agents, Haqua and Keima lie to Ayumi and Chihiro what happen earlier was part of Special Effect Film Society. As Haqua reveals to Keima that all of his past conquests where captured by Vintage after they correctly suspect the Goddesses were hiding in them, Ayumi heads home as Nora offers her assistance to watch her. As Chihiro is dragged to his home, Keima, Diana and Haqua realize Vintage plan is to release the Weiss on Earth by killing the goddesses at Point Rock which will open a gate from New Hell. Knowing he must awaken Mercurius inside of Ayumi so the goddesses combine powers can stop Vintage, Keima heads to Ayumi's home with Haqua and Chihiro, who overheard his plans.
#5 - Bad Medicine
Season 3 - Episode 7
Keima gets sick from a cold so Nora's partner Ryo is ordered to watch over him. With two targets left, Keima decides to use his cold to get Ayumi to visit him by calling her while he calls Chihiro not to come so both of them won't visit at the same time. At his home, Ayumi decides to stay to take care of Keima after seeing him sick. Just when things were going according to his plan, Chihiro unexpectedly visits no thanks to Ryo letting her in. With no choice, Keima hides Ayumi under his bed as Chihiro takes care of him while trying to simultaneously raise both girls affection. After Chihiro leaves the bedroom after singing her song for him, Keima tries to explain to an angry Ayumi nothing is going on between him and Chihiro. But Chihiro knocks on the door and confesses to Keima which he feigns ignorance before she leaves. Keima tries to call Chihiro but Ayumi contacts her first where she admits she heard Chihiro's confession and supports her. Keima's is bewildered when Ayumi is no longer angry and leaves but not before telling him to be nice to Chihiro.
#6 - When the Sun Goes Down
Season 3 - Episode 1
Keima explains to the audience how he has captured fourteen girls and two unique girls after the last season. Meanwhile, Kanon is preparing for her school tests, but ends up talking with her split personality, Apollo, who claims to be a goddess. The next day, Keima and Elsie meet up with Tenri and within her, Diana. Diana wants Keima to marry Tenri as Tenri's love for Keima increases her powers, which he refuses. When asked to explain what she is, Diana reveals she is a goddess, one of the Jupiter Sisters, who helped the New Demons of Hell against the Weiss, when they attempted to take over the three realms of Earth, Heaven and Hell, and control all souls. After defeating them, the Jupiter Sisters sacrificed themselves by sealing themselves together with the Weiss, but they escaped ten years ago. Diana asks Keima to help find her sisters and reveals they reside in his past conquests, who did not forget their memories with him. At the same time, Kanon is stalked by a hooded stranger much to her worry. When Kanon spots her stalker during her test, she runs into Keima's arms. Kanon reveals to him she still remembers her time with him and declares she loves him much to their class' shock. Realizing Kanon has a goddess inside of her, he drags her away from everyone, only for Apollo to take over Kanon and run away, believing Keima is an innocent bystander. However, as she attempts to find a place to hide, Apollo is attacked and stabbed by her stalker who reveals herself to be Lune of Vintage.
#7 - Scramble Formation
Season 3 - Episode 2
Apollo casts a warning in the sky to her sisters to trust no one before succumbing to her wounds. Lune attempts to finish her but is stopped by Nikaidō. Keima, Diana, Elsie and Haqua have Apollo taken to the Katsuragi household where they discover the magic dagger used on Apollo and Kanon is ancient Weiss magic and the culprits are Vintage, a group of demons who wish to resurrect the Weiss. With Kanon having a week to live, Keima must find the other four goddesses to heal her before Vintage gets them. To accomplish this without incident, Elsie disguises herself as Kanon and Keima tricks his mother to go to South America. Partnering with Haqua who is disguised as Elsie, Keima uses the rumor of Kanon's confession to see the reactions of his prior conquests, who will act jealous if they remember falling in love with him. Keima narrows his suspects to Ayumi, Chihiro, Shiori and Tsukiyo Kujyo, who were all embarrassed around him. When he at first thinks Yui Goido is not a goddess host due to not remembering him, a confused Keima is surprised when Yui confesses her love for him, which Shiori and Haqua mistake the cross-dressing Yui as a boy who is being intimate with Keima. With his five suspects, Keima must now make them fall in love with him again which will fuel the goddesses' powers and determine if they're a host.
#8 - Goddess Mix
Season 3 - Episode 8
While attending a meeting between the section chiefs in New Hell, Haqua questions Dokuro Skull if Vintage have infiltrated the spirit hunters which the latter denies. However, Haqua is arrested by Public Safety which she later learns to her shock from Nora that Vintage have also infiltrated the highers ups and Dokuro Skull was the one who ordered her arrest. Back at Earth, Keima gathers all the awakened goddesses at his house in order to undo the spell casted on Kanon and awaken Apollo. During the ritual, Keima is brought to Apollo's realm. There, Apollo reveals she cannot leave now as she stopping the power of the Weiss from spreading the city but can only do so for three more days. Kanon and Apollo put their faith on him and grow their wings before he returns back home. While Majima High prepares for their upcoming festival, Ayumi becomes a participant of a pageant as Chihiro invites Keima on a date. On their date, Keima plans to kiss Chihiro as he suspects she has a goddess to awaken her powers. As Keima looks for a perfect spot to be alone, Chihiro agrees with Keima to look for one where there aren't any people around. Back in New Hell, Lune searches for more information about Haqua.
#9 - 5 Home
Season 3 - Episode 3
Keima plans to spend an hour each with the girls to raise their affection for him without any of them encountering each other with Haqua's help. He manages to succeed with Tsukiyo on the bus but compilations occur when the 2B-Pencils finish band practice early which leaves Haqua with Chihiro. As a result, he misses Yui but continues by walking home with Ayumi and Miyako. Unfortunately, Haqua and Chihiro are heading in the same direction which prompts him to take Ayumi and Miyako inside the mall. After making sure Chihiro is busy with Haqua, he has a private talk with Ayumi that he won't give up on her. Next, he meets up with Chihiro at the music store where he praises a song she wrote. Later, he heads towards the library to meet with Shiori where he finds a story written about them that resembles her conquest with the roles reversed but his character is killed due to the rumors with Kanon. Shiori spots him reading her story but Keima uses this to make additions to her story which serves as a medium to convey their feelings to each other. Outside, Keima spots Yui who has been following him and much to his discomfort, Yui is hitting on him despite knowing Keima's a playboy and wants him to crossdress as a girl. The next day, Nora arrives with orders from their higher ups that the spirit hunters are to find goddesses from Heaven. Suspicious, Keima has Haqua get more information from Nora while he continues his conquests.
#10 - Punch and Date
Season 3 - Episode 5
Keima sends Tsukiyo home warning Vulcanus not to reveal herself while he searches for the other goddesses. Unexpectedly, Yui has come to Keima's home to ask him out. Keima explains to Haqua he must now conquer Yui before Vintage realizes she has a goddess. The next day, Keima crossdress as a girl which gains Yui interest to awaken her past memories while unknowingly being overseen by Shiori. After Keima asks her out for a date, the goddess Mars finally awakens inside of Yui. As the crossdressing couple spend time together on their date at an amusement park, Keima is kidnapped by a Vintage agent. Wishing to save Keima, Yui's love for him finally restores Mars' powers which she defeats the agent who is revealed to be Haqua which was a part of Keima's plan to awaken her powers. Yui proclaims her love for Keima and kisses him, which restore Mars' wings. After explaining everything to Yui and Mars and warning them to be careful, Keima and Haqua head home only to encounter one of Elsie's live ingredients. As Keima, Elsie and Haqua have dinner, Nikaidō watches over them.
#11 - FLAG 11.0 Always The Sun in My Heart
Season 2 - Episode 11
Still upset over what happened at class, Jun goes to watch a pro wrestling match only to find Keima sitting at her seat thanks to Elsie making a copy of her ticket. As she is forced to sit with him to watch the match, Jun wonders why the class won't let her help them, which Keima then asks her why the girls basketball team disbanded when she was captain and correctly concludes that it was her idealism that forced the other members to quit and despite claiming she was trying to help the team for them, she was actually helping them for herself which Jun leaves the match in anger. Despite this, Keima concludes it's time to capture her heart. Later, Jun tells the class she has entered them for a marathon hoping to help them bond, but instead they refuse, feeling that she's trying too hard on them, which leaves Jun disappointed and tells the class how selfish they are before running away. As the class bad mouths Jun, Keima unexpectedly calls out on their behavior and disappearing before they confront him. As Jun arrives at the old girls basketball team locker room, Keima confronts her, telling her despite claiming to have changed in order to teach her idealism to others, she still hasn't changed at all. As she runs away into the school gym crying and wondering why people won't let them help her, Keima consoles and tells her to not give up and try harder as it will finally make them accept her idealism. Just then, the whole class arrive in the gym to apologize to Jun much to her joy. Unknown to Jun, Keima knew what was going to happen so he planned with Elsie to have the class to start hating him after Jun left and made them worry about her after she was gone. As Jun's time as a student teacher comes to an end, Keima sees her off and asks her to come back which she promises to become a better teacher and kisses him, finally expelling the spirit inside of her.
#12 - FLAG 2.0 Problem Solved by the Fist
Season 2 - Episode 2
Kusunoki is embarrassed on her date with Keima but still continues it hoping it will draw her feminine side out. After failing to connect themselves in their date, Kusonoki and Keima decide to do the most romantic thing: eating an ice cream together. After overcoming their embarrassments and eating it, Kusunoki's feminine side finally comes out where both Kusunoki and her feminine side fight for dominance. As both of them fight and explaining their reason with Kusunoki wanting to get rid of her femininity as it is a weakness in her martial arts and preventing her from inheriting her family dojo while Feminine Kusunoki wants to get rid of her martial arts as its preventing her from becoming a woman, Keima stops them and tells them they can just choose both and not sacrifice one for the other. Kusunoki protest at first but Feminine Kusunoki tells the former that Keima is correct since she did enjoyed her date with Keima despite her earlier denial. Feminine Kusunoki admits her defeat but makes Kusunoki promise not to forget her femininity. As her last act, Feminine Kusunoki takes control of Kusunoki's body to kiss Keima as a remembrance which Kusunoki does so willingly a she realize she likes Keima and kisses him which release the spirit inside of her. Kusunoki still continues her marital arts and now accepts her femininity. Later, Elsie tries to explain to Keima the powers of the evil spirits only to get trapped inside a Spirit capturing bottle used by her friend and fellow Spirit hunter, Haqua.
#13 - FLAG 8.0 Her First Errand / Tea for Three
Season 2 - Episode 8
Keima learns the rare First Edition of the Dating sim game "Love Tears" will be on sale at another town so he goes there the next morning with Elsie tagging along. After teaching Elsie the history of dating sims and difference between many editions of the same game, Keima tasks Elsie to buy the game while he goes to a game fair. When she finally finds it, she discover three different editions of the Love Tears game but manages to get the correct one due to it's expensive price. Unfortunately, Elsie instead buys the Love Tears anime by mistake which Keima suspected so he bought the game at the game fair just in case. Later, Haqua arrives at the Katsuragi residence's and asks Elsie and Keima's assistance for her report during the time she captured the escaped spirit at Majima Academy by using a magical scale model of the school including autonomous dolls of them and the students that follow their command by a mic. After Keima helps complete her report, he protests over one detail that Haqua changed in her report which was when they both arrived at the theater, she claims Keima clinged to her when the truth was it was the other way around. After they fight over their version of that incident, Haqua destroys the mic to keep Keima from changing it. Unfortunately, she last commanded that Keima was a pervert who chases her which Keima's doll does obscene things with Haqua's doll, much to Haqua's embarrassment and Elsie's anger where they both hit Keima and accidentally let the dolls loose. After helping recover the dolls, Haqua's thanks them for their help and Elsie wonders if Haqua used the report as an excuse to visit Keima.
#14 - My Story
Season 3 - Episode 6
Shiori is having trouble finishing her novel for the Mai High Festival due to her conflicting feelings for Keima. She then notices a young girl, who is actually her goddess, and chases after only to meet up with a crossdressing Keima. As she inquires his crossdressing and eat at a Ramen shop, Shiori tells Keima that she wants to make a story of him. Keima explains to Haqua that with Shiori's boosted confidence after their talk, she can now finish writing her novel. But the next day, Shiori is suffering writer's block so Keima decides to stay with her at the library to help her. After several drafts and procrastination by reading books, Keima eventually tells Shiori to write about herself especially when they both lock themselves in the library. Realizing Keima was there and kissed her during that time, Shiori starts writing. The next morning, Keima reads her story about her life at the library which ends with her declaring she loves Keima. The goddess Minerva involuntarily reveals herself to Keima and immediately reverts back to Shiori as Keima rewards her hard work with a kiss on the cheek, causing her to grow wings. After Keima leaves, Minerva introduces herself to her host and Shiori contemplates that she has found her voice and is eager to finish her novel.
#15 - FLAG 9.0 Nagase-sensei of Second Year Class B
Season 2 - Episode 9
Jun Nagase is an idealistic and upbeat new student teacher at Majima Academy assigned to her senior's class, Miss Nikaidō, Keima's teacher. Jun is at first bewildered that Keima is playing video games in class and nobody minds about it but after the teachers tell her the problems they have to deal with him, Jun believes Keima is a problem child and wants to help him. She goes to talk to him but gets scared looking into his eyes and leaves. Convinced that Keima is actually lonely, she resolves to help him open up which at the same time a spirit enters her body. When Keima and Elsie learns about Jun's spirit, Keima finds his next target difficult as making of a teacher falling in love in games takes too much time as teachers never fall in love with their students as they only see them as their students only. Thus in order to make Jun fall in love with him, he has to make Jun see him as her equal in a short amount of time. As Keima leaves school to figure out his plan, he is caught by Jun who thinks he's ditching school. After dragging him to have lunch with her and talking about her idol, the late pro wrestler Jumbo Tsuruma, Jun tell Keima to talk about his problems to her. However Keima does not like this unprecedent event since it will take too long for him to capture Jun's heart.
#16 - Doll Roll Hall
Season 3 - Episode 4
Keima arrives at the library whereupon Shiori allows him to read her story while being watched. Meanwhile, Nora discovers Kanon and demands Haqua an explanation. In the library Keima discovers that Luna, Tsukiyo's doll, is Vulcanus who warns Keima never to approach Tsukiyo again. Attempting to stop Vulcanus from being discovered, he approaches Tsukiyo not realizing she is in fact truly Vulcanus controlling objects. With both Vulcanus and Tsukiyo mad at Keima for cheating on her, he makes Tsukiyo remember the promise he made to her. Succumbing to her pity for his injury, Tsukiyo kisses Keima whereupon she grows wings. Nora explains to Haqua that Vintage have infiltrated the spirit hunters and the search order for the goddesses is a plot to capture them. Reunited, Diana and Vulcanus combined their powers to removes the cursed dagger but Apollo turns Kanon's body into a liquid state as a preservation measure. After making a deal with Nora to help them, Haqua expresses her feelings for Keima only to be interrupted by Diana. Diana is angry that Vulcanus manage to regain her wings while she hasn't despite Tenri having loved Keima longer. After Keima calms her, Diana realizes her hatred for Keima is preventing the restoration of her powers and tries to accept him. As Tenri heads home, Diana's wings appear.
#17 - FLAG 1.0 Love makes the World Go Round
Season 1 - Episode 1
Keima is bishōjo gamer who is called "The Capturing God" on the Internet for his ability to capture any girl in any bishōjo game but does not like girls in real life. One day, he accidentally accepts a contract with the demoness Elsie to help her capture evil spirits that have escaped from hell and have hidden themselves in girls' hearts with the only way to force these spirits out is to make the girls fall in love with him. Keima angrily explains to Elsie that he doesn't like girls and his "capturing skills" only work in games but is shocked to learn that both of them will be killed by the magical collars on their necks if he breaks his contract, forcing him to comply. His first target is his classmate, Ayumi Takahara who is training for the upcoming track-and-field meet. Keima cheers her on by displaying banners using Elsie's magical raiment at the field everyday. While Ayumi is annoyed by his actions, Keima believes she will eventually get used to him and like him. After a confrontation with jealous seniors, Ayumi sprains her leg a day before the meet. However, Keima confronts her that night as he figured out that Ayumi faked her injury because her meeting with the seniors made her question her confidence. Keima consoles Ayumi and tells her to believe in herself, which makes her fall for Keima. They kiss when Ayumi keeps Keima from falling down the stairs, forcing the spirit out of her body and allowing Elsie to capture it. Ayumi wins the meet but loses all of her memories with Keima, though she blushes when Keima congratulates her. Much to his confusion, Elsie has transferred to his school, claiming to be his sister.
#18 - FLAG 12.0 Summer Wars
Season 2 - Episode 12
While playing his recently bought dating sim games, Keima plays one called "One Leaf". At first, he assumes it's a terrible game due to it's horrible character design but quickly falls in love with it's heroine, Yotsuba Sugimoto, aka "Yokkyun", as she is his ideal game heroine. Keima enjoys the game so much, that he decides to play it at a slow pace, ignoring everyone throughout the whole day much to Elsie's chargin and Haqua's confusion. Later that night, Keima receives an email from the game studio that created "One Leaf", who asks Keima to help them create the perfect dating sim game under his direction. As Keima think of ideas for the game, his inner minds soon starts arguing over what is the ideal and perfect dating sim which leads to an intergalatic war. But the war finally stops when all of them remember about Yokkyun and what is important that makes the perfect dating sim game. Finally making a decision, Keima decides to tell the studio to just make a good game. As the season finale come to an end, including a preview of the new cast of heroines for Keima in the next season, Keima ends the episode saying he used to think games were the ideal world and real life was just a bad game. But after learning that a perfect world can be found in a bad game, then he can also find it in real life as well.
#19 - FLAG 6.0 10% Chance of Rain
Season 2 - Episode 6
Ayumi attempts to lighten Keima's mood after his fight with Chihiro and asks him to makeup with her. After sharing lunch together, Keima learns that all his past girls he helped still have remnants of their feelings for him. Ayumi later tricks both Keima and Chihiro to do cleaning duty together where Keima learns Chihiro is truly sorry for insulting him. By chance, Keima discovers Chihiro's new crush, Yuta. After admitting Keima's claim that she doesn't take love seriously, Chihiro ask Keima to teach her some of his dating sim techniques in order to win over Yuta's heart. The following morning, Elsie indirectly points out that should Keima help Chihiro, he would not have to be directly involved in filling the emptiness in her heart. Overjoyed by this revelation, he gathers information on Yuta which he then formulates into a carefully calculated plan where he helps Chihiro get a notable impression from Yuta. As Keima teaches Chihiro in his final plan to get her to confess to Yuta, Chihiro start to take an interest with Keima.
#20 - FLAG 4.0 The District Chief Regains Her Honor
Season 2 - Episode 4
Haqua arrives and tries to capture the spirit which has gotten powerful from feeding the negative emotions of the unconscious students around them but the spirit escapes to the roof by possessing the students to stop Haqua and Elsie. Keima suggests Haqua should team up with Elsie but Haqua refuses, claiming she is more better than her. However, Haqua is in distraught as she has failed to live up to her friends expectations which allows the spirit to possesses her. By the time Keima and Elsie reach the roof, Haqua is under the spirit's control and it uses her and the possessed students to capture them. In order free Haqua from the spirit's control, Keima tells Elsie to calm the negative emotions in Haqua's heart. As Elsie talks to her, Haqua admits to Elsie that she lied to her as she was ashamed and didn't want let her down but Elsie breaks free from the possessed students and hugs Haqua, telling her no matter what, she will always been the greatest demon in her eyes which finally breaks her free from the spirit's control. Now working together, Haqua defends Elsie from the possessed students while the later uses the spirit capturing bottle to capture the spirit which they succeed. With the spirit captured and returned to her, Haqua thanks Keima for his help and for not revealing her lie to Elsie while Keima congratulates Elsie on a good job which she celebrates by buying both Keima and Haqua lunch.
#21 - FLAG 5.0 It Always Rains at the End of a Hard Journey
Season 2 - Episode 5
After learning there are still 60,000 spirits to be captured before his contract is finish, Keima goes into a depression, not helping matters when his classmate the cheerful Chihiro Kosaka makes fun of him. Despite telling Elsie he doesn't care what people say about him, he is still affected by Chihiro's words. Suddenly, Elsie detects a spirit and to Keima's horror, it's inside Chihiro. Keima refuses to help her since he's still angry on what she said and the fact she's very average and doesn't have any unique traits that can help him figure her out. However, they watch her confessing to a boy, only to see her get rejected and runaway crying. The next day, Keima, feeling sorry for Chihiro, decides to console her over her rejection but to his anger, Chihiro is back to her old self as she reveals she has been confessing and getting rejected to any boy she fancies many times. Keima scolds Chihiro for playing around with love but she strikes back with his obsession with games and his anti-social attitude which strikes a deep cord within him. Even more depressed, Keima locks himself in his room for days until he does come back to school but refusing to speak with anyone. Worried about him, Ayumi visits Keima who has fainted from not eating.
#22 - FLAG 7.0 Singing in the Rain
Season 2 - Episode 7
As Keima prepares Chihiro to finally confess to Yuta, Chihiro begins to have second thoughts and realizes she likes Keima and calls off the confession. However Keima is angry that everything he did for her is being thrown away and accuses her for not being serious which Chihiro angrily leaves as it won't matter how serious she get as she'll never be special like others. Keima, after realizing he never consider Chihiro's feelings as he was too focus on the confession, he decides to make amends and capture Chihiro's heart. By the time he finds her on a ship, Chihiro confesses she started liking Keima since they're both similar of being disappointed with the real world. However, he corrects her that despite his dislike with the real world, he never given up on himself so she should she do the same thing. But when Chihiro tries protest that someone as average as her can never be special, Keima kisses her by surprise and tells her as long as she truly wants it, nothing can stop her from becoming special, which forces the spirit out. With the spirit gone, Chihiro becomes more cheerful and confident and tells Elsie they should start a rock band. As for Keima, he starts to question his life after remembering the girls he helped before.
#23 - FLAG 1.0 A Lone Flower Blooming
Season 2 - Episode 1
After a brief recap of the first season, Keima theorized to Elsie on why the spirits are attracted to the girls he helped before until they get into trouble with bulliess but are saved by Kusunoki Kasuga, the captain of the girls karate club. As Kusunoki berates Keima for being weak, Elsie's spirit sensor detects a spirit inside of Kusunoki. Despite learning from Elsie that Kusunoki is heir to her family's martial arts thus her hatred of weak/cute things and tough training which made most of the members of the girls karate club to quit, Keima asks Kusunoki to make him her apprentice to learn more about her. Kusunoki refuses at first but reluctantly agrees due to Keima's Bishōnen looks. At first Keima can't find anything useful until he catches Kusunoki cuddling a cat which reveals she does like cute/weak things. Embarrassed and angry, Kusunoki tries to throw the cat out from the balcony but a manifestation of her appears and saves the cat. Keima realizes Kusunoki's conflicted feelings to be masculine or feminine has made the spirit in her manifest her feminine side whenever cute, girly and weak things appear before her. In order to fully draw out her feminine side by doing girly things, Elsie tells Kusunoki to go on a date with Keima much to their embarrassment as they both reluctantly agree.
#24 - FLAG 7.0 Shining Star
Season 1 - Episode 7
As Kanon prepares for her concert, she soon gets second thoughts and fears she will mess up and be forgotten again which she turns invisible and leaves the stadium which sends the backstage staff looking for her. As the concert draws near, Keima finally finds Kanon at a nearby building. Keima knows why Kanon fears of being unnoticed but tell hers she shouldn’t seek people’s attention as proof as an idol as her hard work to become one was the proof all along. With his encouragement and her fans cheering for her, Kanon returns to the stadium, thanks Keima and kisses him which causes the spirit in her to leave and finally be captured by Elsie. As she about to go on stage, she learns her former bandmates from Citron, Yuri and Lime, have sent their congratulations to her for making this far and Kanon makes an amazing performance to the crowd. As Keima and Elsie leaves, he tell her his views on idols hasn’t change but views Kanon as a shining star.
#25 - FLAG 3.0 The Section Chief Cometh
Season 2 - Episode 3
Elsie is glad to meet her friend Haqua, a genius who was one of the best students in their class and is now the Section Chief of District 32 of the Far East Division. When Elsie ask Haqua how many spirits she has captured, Haqua claims she captured ten and is in disbelief at first when Elsie says she captured five as she always known her as a klutz. But their conversation is interrupted when Elsie's boss, Chief Docrow, reports an evil spirit is on the loose in her area due to a failure of another spirit hunter. Haqua decides to capture this spirit by herself but Keima, after hearing her talk with Elsie and seeing her suspicious attitude, tells Haqua that he knows the spirit hunter who let the spirit loose was Haqua herself as she was chasing it before she meet Elsie and Docrow reported it. While Keima isn't interested on why Haqua is keeping it a secret from Elsie, he offers to help her find the spirit at school in exchange for telling him what the evil spirits are. Haqua explains the spirits are the souls of the Old Demons of Hell who were overthrown and sealed by like-minded Demons who were oppose with the former's wicked ways but managed to escapes to Earth and hide in girls hearts which the spirit hunters are tasked to capture them before they are reincarnated as their host's child. Since the spirit feeds on negative emotions, Keima leads Haqua to the most depressing place in campus, the school theater. Keima decides to leave everything to Haqua but she needs his help and admits to him that she hasn't caught a spirit yet and lied to Elsie to save face. Is then when Elsie reports to her that she has found the spirit in the theater.