The BEST Episodes of Those Who Hunt Elves
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2021
Network: TV Tokyo
An actor, a martial artist, a gun-crazy high school student, and their tank are transported from earth to a world of elves and magic. However, the spell to return them home was botched resulting in fragments of the spell being magically imprinted onto their skin. Their solution: run around looking for elves and stripping them wherever they find them.
#1 - The Choice! The Secret Medicine Of Red And Blue
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 18, 1996
The next town on the gang's itinerary has been deeply affected by the attack of the skeleton army. The leader of the guards is Dyal, a female Elf. At first, she is rather weary of the group, But Junpei makes short work of her objections and she has to get naked or suffer the dire consequences.
#2 - Frantic Killing! The 100th Target
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 25, 1996
Junpei and the others encounter Liepia, a beautiful but powerful Elf who has a mysterious mark on her body. She refuses to submit herself to them and fights Junpei, who shows her what the ""true spirit of fighting"" is all about. She is beaten, but the mark on her body is not part of the incantation.
#3 - Horror! Catch Me In A Flower Field
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 15, 1996
The rain starts to fall and the gang finds refuge in an old European-styled house. This is, however, an Elf hideout and it's inhabitants pretend to be ghosts to keep intrudes out. At first, is a little scared (the Elves are rather imaginative), but when Junpei finds out that these ghosts are, in fact, Elves, he derives a plan to capture them and take their clothes off.
#4 - Those Who Fish Elves
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 1, 1997
When the spell to return them to their home goes terribly awry, judo-jerk Junpei, Airi the actress, and rifle-ready Ritsuko must rely on the egomaniacal elf Celcia to help them return home. Once again, they're forced to strip elves to find the magical tattoos that will teleport them back to earth. So join the elf hunters as they swim with sharks while looking for elfs!
#5 - Those Who Wipe
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 8, 1997
Our merry gang of elf hunters have run into a little problem -- they don't have any more toilet paper! To make matters worse, toilet paper isn't something known on this world. Oh, what's a person to do?
#6 - Those Who Manipulate Heaven and Earth
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 1997
Those Who Hunt Elves get caught up in an argument of astronomical proportions. That is... it's about whether the Earth is at the center of the universe, or if the Sun is. One side is willing to throw meteors to defend their views, and Junpei insists on standing his ground... with the other side. Is this the end of Those Who Hunt Elves... or will the earth move?
#7 - The Birth! The Invincible Party
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 11, 1996
Flashback: The teleportation ceremony is disrupted by Junpei and Celsia's spell is lost. Now the gang has to look for the five parts if they ever want to see Japan again. Celsia wants to help them (so that she could minimize the damage those morons could do to her world), but the guys laugh at her. Later, Celsia transforms herself into a weird yellow dog and helps the gang get their first piece of the incantation.
#8 - The Addition! The Fifth Wicked Friend
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 1996
The gang is in trouble because Type 74 has, once again, run out of fuel. Airi, Junpei and Pochi decide to abandon it, bur Ritsuko refuses to leave it. The three go to a nearby town, where they are attacked by a giant teddy bear (?!!). It is later revealed that all of this is caused by the accursed ghost of a cat.
#9 - Those Who Bean
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 1997
Biological Warfare takes on a whole new meaning as Those Who Hunt Elves get trapped on an island being overrun by giant plants. And to make matters worse, Ritsuko's run off to try and rescue Piichii, by climbing a giant bean stalk.
#10 - Those Who Hunt Wolves
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 12, 1997
Why have Those Who Hunt Elves seem to have decided to be Those Who Hunt Wolves? That is the real question, as they match wits (although that may be too strong of words) with a sneaky lone wolf who has a grudge against humans.
#11 - Those Who Wait for Noel
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 26, 1997
It's Christmas time in the Fantasy World, and Santas (yes, you read that right. As in, more than one.) abound. But, can even a Fantasy World Christmas restore Ritsuko's holiday spirit?
#12 - Those Who Fight for the Spotlight
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 3, 1997
Those Who Hunt Elves have arrived at Tree Town, 'The City of Seals,' hunting an elf rumored to have 1000 spell fragments on her body. However, things are far from what they seem to be, as Those Who Hunt Elves are forced to go up against the only opponents that can defeat them... each other?!
#13 - The End Of Life! Until The End Of The World
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 22, 1996
Junpei and the others have found an Elf. However, there is a problem, for the Elf in question IS a ghost! After some doodling around, Celsia manages to put her into a body, but, to their surprise, the much sought incantation is not on her body. To make things worse, there was a screw up with Celsia's spell and the gang cannot go back into their bodies again.
#14 - Those Who Have Been Animals Cursed
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 1997
Celcia gets roped into studying a cure for zooanthropy (that is, a curse that turns people into animals.) Only a clumsy assistant inflicts Celcia with the curse itself, this time turning her into a small panda bear. Perhaps a local expert on zooanthropy can cure her... that is, if they can get to her.
#15 - Those Who Protect Elves Sometimes
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 1997
Junpei and Ritsuko find themselves protecting a young woman from 'Friskers'... a gang of perverts that have taken to emulating Those Who Hunt Elves. But what will they do when they realize that the person they are protecting is, in fact, an elf?
#16 - Moved Deeply! Dance Beautifully Dear!
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 29, 1996
In this episode, Airi has to show Colina, a pretty flower vendor, how to dance. The girl has fallen in love with the Prince of the Royal Family and she wants to go to the Royal Palace and dance with her Prince. Later, Airi discovers that Colina is an Elf, but just cannot bring herself to rip her clothes off, or even ask her to get naked. Junpei, however, has know knowledge of the situation and takes charge of things.
#17 - Tragedy! The Elf Who Wants To Take Her Clothes Off!
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 6, 1996
As the gang arrives in the next town, an Elf suddenly appears in front of them and declares she wants to take her clothes off! After some explanations, things are straightened out (Junpei had to be restrained). Miria used to be a heroin who chased away a big, bad sorcerer from the town. She does not need her magic armor anymore, but she just cannot take it off! Junpei promises that he and his friends will take the armor off her, whatever happens.
#18 - Counterattack! There Is No Tomorrow For You!
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 13, 1996
The other Elves are not happy with Celsia because she has been helping humans to chase them and take their clothes off, so there is a warrant out for Celsia's arrest. Meanwhile, Junpei and the others are going crazy in a restaurant that serves curry rice. Ever since they were spirited away, they have not eaten anything Japanese and the curry rice at the restaurant is just like the one back home! To make things even better, they also find two pieces of the incantation. Celsia finds that hard to believe and goes back to the restaurant, where she meets Judge advocate of the Elves Association. The gang escapes and finds themselves in a place that can be used to send them back to our world.
#19 - And Then, Those Who Hunt Elves.
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 20, 1996
The gang, including Celsia, are arrested and put to trail. At court, all the Elves that were ""assulted"" and were victims of their illicit activities come to testify. Of all of them, only Miria defends the gang and the cause seems lost. However, Air manages to convince the jury that the Elves world and Japan are connected. After deliberation, their sentence is pronounced: deportation! In other words: collect your stupid pieces of incantations and get the heck out of here or else! Junpei, Airi, Ritsuko and Type 74 can now have their teleportation ceremony. Or can they?.
#20 - Those Who Dream
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 10, 1997
It's complete chaos as Those Who Hunt Elves unknowingly get their hands on the legendary Dream Pillows, which can turn anyone's dream into reality.
#21 - Those Who Hunt Elves! The Fish Pirates Are Here!
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 4, 1996
A gang of pirate fishes (no kidding!!) have arrived in a poor town, looking for elves to capture and sell, and caused chaos and wanton destruction. They have, however, chosen a bad day to be bad boys, for Junpei and the others are there. Junpei wants to jump them right away, but Airi thinks it's better to wait and see what happens, so that they can make a plan. Airi disguises herself as an Elf, but the plan fails and Junpei and Ritsuko have to act. The fishes get their butts kicked and there is destroyed, thanks to Type 74.
#22 - Those Who Are Entrapped
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 1997
Those Who Hunt Elves run into their old 'friend,' the Judge, who has an offer for them that they can't refuse. Find a spell fragment on one of the students of a school for elf girls, or submit to being placed into his custody. But when it comes out that the school is one huge set up, can our heroes still prevail?
#23 - The Most Horrible Spell of All Time
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 8, 1996
Once again the gang falls on a beautiful but rather aggressive Elf, who definitely does not want to take her clothes off. She seems to know Celsia (Pochi) quite well and is not happy with her. ""Why are you helping those stranger's take our clothes off?"" Celsia has a lot of explaining to do.
#24 - Those Who Still Hunt Elves
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 19, 1997
The ancient evil that Tree Town was built to seal has awakened... and only Those Who Hunt Elves stand a chance at stopping it. It's time for an epic battle, a confirmation of friendships, and the most unlikely of saviors, in this, the final episode of Those Who Hunt Elves II.