The BEST Episodes of To LOVE-Ru

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Network: BS11

When an alien from the planet Deviluke runs away and goes into hiding on earth,she meets a human named Yuuki Rito. Watch as she wants to get married to him while he wants no part of it

Pollen Telepathy / A Girl's Feelings / Heart-Throbbing E-Mail

#1 - Pollen Telepathy / A Girl's Feelings / Heart-Throbbing E-Mail

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 8, 2010

Celine is drunk and spreads her pollen, making Saki and the others fall for Rito. Later, a misunderstanding by Momo sparks an interesting turn of events.

star 10.00
82 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Yasutomo Yamada
Unconsciously ~Light Head, Pounding Heart~

#2 - Unconsciously ~Light Head, Pounding Heart~

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 7, 2015

Rito begins his day with the usual activities: Momo sneaking into his bed, a beating from Nana, and accidental groping with Lala. On the way to school, Rito greets all of his classmates and receives another beating from Yami for running into her. As they prepare for class, Momo reminds Rito of her harem plan. Lala also encourages Haruna to confess to Rito. In the afternoon, Haruna, fresh from tennis practice, finds Nana at school for her remedial classes. They sit together and have a chat; Nana also shares a Deviluke sports drink with Haruna. Momo, waiting for Rito to finish his remedial classes, joins them. She asks Haruna about her progress with Rito in which Haruna admits she needs help. She loves Rito but does not want to jeopardize her friendship with Lala as she loves Rito too. By Earth's tradition, Rito can only marry one woman. Momo tries to convince Haruna that polygamy is common in the universe and that Earth is simply outdated. As Nana argues with Momo about polygamy, Haruna suddenly begins to act strange. Rito arrives and informs Momo and Nana that the Deviluke drink earlier has made Haruna drunk. Momo, attempting to advance her harem plan, requests Rito to escort Haruna home. Rito accepts and avoids detection from the principal. At Haruna's apartment, Haruna, still drunk, seduces Rito and mentions Momo's harem plan. Rito asks Haruna about her feelings for the harem plan but Haruna sobers up. Akiho also arrives home and greets Haruna in an embarrassing situation. Rito quickly leaves. While Akiho continuously apologizes to Haruna, Momo finds Rito and asks him about his day with Haruna. Meanwhile, Mea is asking for Nemesis's whereabouts.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Atsushi Ootsuki
Uneasy ~A Wavering Heart~

#3 - Uneasy ~A Wavering Heart~

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 14, 2015

Rito finds Momo in his bed again. Momo reminds Rito about her harem plan and advises him to be careful of Mea. Meanwhile, Mea is worried that Nemesis is not responding to her. She tries to hide her feelings from Nana who is inviting her to a bakery. Elsewhere, Tearju thanks Rito for helping her and asks him if Momo has new information about Mea. Momo is more concerned about Yami skipping classes. Tearju understands Yami's motives about staying away from her and wishes to see her in school and Mikan, Yami's friend. As Rito thinks about the friendship, Lala bumps into him and accidentally drops an invention. Rito activates it turning him into a mouse. Being small, Rito can easily see girl's underwear, making him uncomfortable. He desperately searches for Lala but his small size makes him vulnerable to being stepped on. His escape attempts eventually lands him under Yami's clothing. Rito manages to escape with her underwear but passes out. Mea finds Rito and remembers Nemesis message about weak people being weeded out. She helps Rito anyways and Rito recovers in time for a beating from Yami. As Yami walks off, Mea asks Yami about feelings and how Nemesis has never taught her this subject. Yami tells Mea that she should discover it herself. Afterschool, Rito finds Mea on the roof in her battle clothes and asks about her motives. He tries to convince Mea not to rely only on her master Nemesis but it enrages her. Mea seduces Rito with her Psycho Dive ability, but alien enemies also approach and attack Mea, leading Rito and Mea on a wild rampage. During the fight, Mea realizes that Nemesis is reminding her that she is a weapon. Nana also spots Mea in her weapon form.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Atsushi Ootsuki
New Move ~Two of a Kind?~

#4 - New Move ~Two of a Kind?~

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 4, 2015

Rito tries to take one of Lala's inventions from Celine but Celine activates it and summons a naked Yui for Rito. The next day, Rito catches a train and finds Yui inside with an angry glare. She pulls Rito to a side protecting him from other women. Rito tries to talk to Yui by asking why she is here. Yui was delivering papers while Rito was shopping for novelty items. The train then becomes more crowded, squeezing Rito and Yui together and forcing Rito to grab Yui in weird places. One of Rito's items also molests Yui. At arrival, Rito finds one of his items running, angering Yui. Meanwhile, Mea asks Nemesis for feedback about her experience on Earth. Nemesis finds it too peaceful and is waiting for the Darkness form to activate. Mea then questions Nemesis about the Darkness form inside Yami but Nemesis declines to explain and assures Mea that time will come, making Mea upset. As for Yami, Mikan tells Yami not to be swayed by Nemesis. She also requests Yami to always seek her for help. On the way home, Mikan spots Mea while grocery shopping and finds her basket filled with sweets. She advises Mea to have a better diet and invites Mea for dinner. Mikan also hopes to learn more about Mea given that she is Yami's sister. At home, while Lala washes up Celine and gets her breasts sucked on, Mea requests to watch Mikan cook. Mea takes interest in cutting vegetables and volunteers. Mikan teaches Mea and remembers the same experience Yami had. When it's Mea's turn to cut, she feels a cutting sensation and cuts the vegetables wildly with her abilities, ripping everyone's clothes in the process. She stops just when Lala arrives. After Mea leaves, Mikan is skeptical whether she can befriend Mea like Yami.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Atsushi Ootsuki
Kiss ~What Lies Beyond a Kiss~

#5 - Kiss ~What Lies Beyond a Kiss~

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 8, 2015

Rin thanks Rito for saving her from Bladix despite Rito claiming that Yami was the one who saved her. Meanwhile, Lala is concerned with Haruna's progress with Rito. Peke understands Lala but is more worried about her fading relationship with Rito. Peke advises Lala to work on her relationship first. Lala proceeds and finds Rito being punished by Yami for groping Tearju. Lala asks Yami to forgive him in which she does, but Rito resumes his duty before Lala can speak to him. Momo also finds Nana lurking near Rito's classroom; Nana lies that she got lost and ended up here. As Nana leaves, Momo is happy but jealous that Rito notices Nana more than her. She then finds Lala consulting with Peke about Rito and joins in. Momo, knowing that Lala must be the wife for her harem plan to succeed, pushes Lala to advance her romance. On the way home, Momo observes Lala clinging onto Rito and finds it ineffective. She invites Lala to her room and teaches humanly love through her visual novel. Lala then teleports to Rito's bath and observes his manly body. Rito tries to escape, but Lala stops him and asks for a kiss as a sign of love. She tries to kiss Rito, but Rito slips and passes out underneath Lala. Later, Momo apologizes to Rito that she was behind all this. She showed Lala kissing and mentioned that it was the universal sign of love. Nana also finds Lala practicing kissing Rito on her doll and talks to her. The next day, Rito finds Lala and explains to her that he can't kiss her because their love has not advanced to that point. From her discussion with Nana, Lala accept Rito's feelings and kisses him on cheek, showing her feelings toward him. She hopes Rito can answer it some day. Momo, seeking help, decides to cooperate with Nana.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Atsushi Ootsuki
A Secret Between the Two of Us

#6 - A Secret Between the Two of Us

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 4, 2008

After thinking about what Lala's father said to him, and the challenge that lies ahead, he brainstorms ideas on how to become the number one man in the universe. He starts training and meets Haruna, walking her dog, Maron, during his first run. After explaining to Haruna that he must change, she decides to cheer him on, meeting everyday during his runs. His goal to change also affects Haruna, who eventually asks him on date to eat lunch together at the river bank. During that time, Haruna's dog chased a bird and eventually lands into the river. After Rito saves him, the two go to Haruna's house to clean Rito's wet clothes. While waiting for his clothes to dry (Rito ended up wearing a towel), the two talked about their middle school days. When Haruna was about to go to check if Rito's clothes were dry, she trips. They almost kiss, only to have Haruna's older sister walk in on them, and it turns into another awkward situation when Rito's towel falls off.

star 9.70
82 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Lala

#7 - Lala

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Sep 26, 2008

Starting where the last episode left off, Rito is still trying to make it to the ship in time. With more challenges, he starts to lose hope and eventually goes into a dream of him, Haruna, and Lala. After awakening to Haruna and Lala yelling, he makes it to the ship. Then it cuts to a marriage where Lala says she can't marry him unless he wants to. Using her memory erasing tool, she then tries to start a new life on Earth, but ends up just transferring back into the school because her invention, like many others, is faulty, and a new adventure then begins.

star 9.70
82 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Hell's Hot Springs: Alien Girls and Colorful Exposed Bodies

#8 - Hell's Hot Springs: Alien Girls and Colorful Exposed Bodies

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 8, 2008

Lala is seen watching a commercial on tv about the Tsumata Misami Hot Springs. She then tells Rito that she wants her own hot spring. Rito finds Lala attempting to build something in their yard. Lala then asks Rito to go get her a drink, so Rito heads to the store where he is suddenly attacked by Yami-chan as a test. Rito tells her that Lala is back at home building something, in which after hearing this, Yami-chan leaves. When Rito returns, he finds that Lala constructed a large drill machine which she intends to use to dig underground and hopefully find a hot spring. Mio, Risa, Mikado-sensei, Yami-chan, Haruna-chan, and Saruyama are all invited to join Rito and Lala dig underground. As they travel, they find Tokugawa's hidden treasure and the entrance to Atlantis, which Lala blatantly passes by due to there being no presence of a hot spring nearby. They eventually come across what is called the Seven Colored Hot Springs due to the water appearing as seven different colors. All the girls enjoy using the big and spacious springs, while Saruyama and Rito are stuck using a very small and cramped one. Saruyama decides to get out of the small spring and mess with the girls in the other hot springs. Rito soon follows, and sees Saruyama chasing after Risa and Mio, which Rito then tells him to stop. They come across Mikado-sensei and Yami-chan, who then punches them both with her hair stating that she hates ecchi people. Lala then tells Haruna she needs to leave the spring to try and find a hot spring she can bring back to Rito's house. Rito then finds Haruna and they try to start a conversation with each other, which is then interrupted by Lala who tells them that they need to leave quickly because she accidentally hit an underground volcano. They come across a civilization of moles who seek to rule the Earth's surface, but the moles are then killed by the flowing magma, and everyone returns safely to the surface.

star 9.68
82 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
A Frightening School Festival!

#9 - A Frightening School Festival!

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 29, 2008

After reflecting on her experiences on Earth, Yami reminds herself that she’s an assassin and decides to look for a job. At school, Yui tries to coordinate what her class is going to do for the culture festival and gives only two options, a calligraphy display or a region research exhibit, much to everyone’s disappointment. Saruyama takes the lead and the class chooses to take on an animal cafe for their project. The class prepares for Culture Day as Yami continues to look for work in assassination however, when she fails to find employment, she returns to the school in time to help with the animal cafe.

star 9.68
82 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Queen of Romance?! / Let's Play a Game / That Sweet Feeling Tastes Like Chocolate

#10 - Queen of Romance?! / Let's Play a Game / That Sweet Feeling Tastes Like Chocolate

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 3, 2010

Rito avoids Lala while Saki daydreams of Zastin. Everyone prepares for Valentine’s Day, and Rito is the object of desire for many.

star 9.63
82 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Yasutomo Yamada
Princess of the Jungle

#11 - Princess of the Jungle

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 11, 2008

At school Zastin accidentally revealed the secret about Lala being an alien. Zastin also takes Lala, Rito and Haruna to space to be ambassadors of peace. They meet an alien who challenges them to a hunt. The winner wins the title of The number one hunter in the universe. They encounter dinosaurs, Amazons who wished to marry Rito and a giant gorilla "Ginga Kong" which Haruna tames. In the end Haruna wins the title as The Number One Hunter in the Universe

star 9.61
82 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Run's Surprise Confession

#12 - Run's Surprise Confession

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 18, 2008

The episode begins as Rito and co. all go to a water park. Run believes it's her time to make a move and further her relationship with Rito. She attempts many times throughout the episode to obtain Rito's attention, such as she tries to lure him towards her with a fishing pole, sneaking up behind him as he's bringing back ice cream, using a vacuum to pull him away from a waterslide, and even by using fiber eating fish to eat away each of the girls bikini tops in order to scare them away from rito. All attempts fail however, sending Run into a state of depression. She encounters Montemitsu who then buys her food. Run then enounters rito's teacher, who she then requests from him to teach her the ways of becoming famous, for Run now decides she wants to become a famous idol. After rigorous training, Run decides it's too hard of a feat to accomplish. She then gets attacked by some people, which then Rito shows up to save her. Lala defeats the attackers using one of her inventions. The episode closes as everyone leaves the water park, and Run states that her fight for love has only begun.

star 9.61
82 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
The Prefect of Spotless Integrity

#13 - The Prefect of Spotless Integrity

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 23, 2008

A school student, Kotegawa Yui has had enough of the "ecchi" in the school, and tries to set the school some morals. Not only does she try to clean it up, but enforce some new school rules, and has a squad so to speak, to check on the students. Shortly later, Yui has started to realize that Rito is behind all the "ecchi" in school. So she gives him punishment so he wont be able to talk to any girls for 2 weeks (well after persuading the peverted principal of course). But Yui comes to see that Rito isn´t like that, and then removes his punishment. Yet things go badly wrong when Lala's machine pulls him to her.

star 9.50
109 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
The Thing That Surfaces in the Darkness / Welcome to the Yuuki Household / Slumber Party

#14 - The Thing That Surfaces in the Darkness / Welcome to the Yuuki Household / Slumber Party

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 13, 2010

As Rito attempts to keep Haruna away from Lala’s gadgets, they accidentally activate one and are warped to another location -with no clothes!

star 9.47
55 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Yasutomo Yamada
The Golden Darkness

#15 - The Golden Darkness

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 13, 2008

An assassin known as 'Golden Darkness' comes to earth to attack Rito according to her client. Rito meets her in the streets and offers for a Takiyaki. She then starts attack Rito rapidly and Zastin comes to the rescue. Sadly, he fails to do so making Lala replace him in rescuing Rito.

star 9.47
109 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
All Men Should Be Like This!

#16 - All Men Should Be Like This!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 16, 2008

A childhood friend of Lala, Ren Elsie Jewelria, arrives on Earth claiming he is manly enough to marry Lala. He constantly attempts to impress Lala by showing off his strength, speed, and looks, but all his efforts are in vain. After failing many times, Ren asks Rito how he is able to be manly enough for Lala. Ren watches a movie (Rocky VII) about how to be a man, and he works out non-stop in order to get Lala to love him. Eventually, Ren completes runs a 120 kilometer marathon and goes to Lala to hear her finally tell him how manly he is. However, at this time, he sneezes, causing him to turn into Run, a girl. Apparently, whenever Ren sneezes, his body and mind change genders into the innocent Run, and vice versa, due to his species carrying this inherent ability.

star 9.45
109 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
The Greatest Man in the Universe

#17 - The Greatest Man in the Universe

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 27, 2008

The day starts out like any other day for Rito, Lala right up in his face. This morning Zastin is at Rito's house to speak with him. He tells him that Lala's father is coming to see him to make sure that he is worthy of marrying Lala. Throughout the day Rito worries about what Lala's father looks like and can't get it out of his mind. Today at school all of the girls that have appeared throughout the other episodes seem to make his day "interesting." Rito gets called to the roof to speak with another girl that is introduce in this episode, but after he gets done talking to her he hears a mans voice. The woman was a test by Lala's father to see if Rito was worthy, but he fails. Rito, after seeing a little kid standing in front of him, doesn't believe that this is Lala's father. He soon shows why he is the ruler of the universe. Lala runs to the roof before anything can happen and saves Rito. After seeing his daughter protecting Rito and telling why she loves him, King Deviluke challenges Rito to become the number one man in the universe. Rito goes home and thinks this over and decides that he is going to do it.

star 9.43
109 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Earth's Final Night

#18 - Earth's Final Night

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 19, 2008

After taking back his daughter, the King of Deviluke sends Zastin to deliver a message to Rito. Rito finds out that, the next day, he needs to board the Devilukian spaceship to prove he is really number one in the universe. He confesses his feelings to Haruna, and takes off the next day to board the spaceship, with the citizens of Japan, and Earth, cheering for him. Eventually, he comes across a dangerous plant that grows extremely fast. he manages to run away, but cannot do so forever and gets caught. However, a SUV comes and Kotegawa saves Rito, only to hit him again for a misunderstanding. Mikado drives the SUV towards the spaceship and the episode is left at a cliffhanger.

star 9.31
82 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Yami Yami Fashion / Wonderful Love / Twins Escape

#19 - Yami Yami Fashion / Wonderful Love / Twins Escape

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 27, 2010

Since Yami always wears the same clothing, Risa and Mio take her shopping. However, her new and improved wardrobe prevents her from using her weapons properly.

star 9.31
82 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Yasutomo Yamada
A Frightening Field Day!

#20 - A Frightening Field Day!

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 20, 2008

A perverted day for Rito at a sports festival, he keeps on accidentally touching Haruna and he thinks she hates him. The contests dont make sense and the principal makes the girls do things just to please his sick desire. This day gets worse and worse for Rito.

star 9.31
109 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya
Yami's Clinic / Hostility / A Weird Haruna

#21 - Yami's Clinic / Hostility / A Weird Haruna

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 17, 2010

Yami falls ill with a fever, and Rito rushes her to the hospital. As she recovers, Yami questions why Rito would help her.

star 9.30
81 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Yasutomo Yamada
Once Again From Here / Bathroom War / Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock, the Sound of Love

#22 - Once Again From Here / Bathroom War / Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock, the Sound of Love

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 6, 2010

When Lala and Rito are running late for school, they'll realize that using a teleportation device get to school faster can have some visible consequences.

star 9.24
82 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Yasutomo Yamada
Beach Girls / Late Night Private Tutor / Master of Romance

#23 - Beach Girls / Late Night Private Tutor / Master of Romance

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 10, 2010

Things go awry when the group visits Saki’s private beach. Lala helps Rito study for an upcoming math test.

star 9.24
82 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Yasutomo Yamada
For Whom the Bell Tolls / The Troubling Rampage / Loving Idol

#24 - For Whom the Bell Tolls / The Troubling Rampage / Loving Idol

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 1, 2010

Mikan and Rito’s parents are never home, so the approaching Christmas holiday doesn't excite them, but Lala still helps fulfill one of Mikan's wishes.

star 9.24
82 votes
Directors: Atsushi Ootsuki
Writers: Yasutomo Yamada
The Ghost in the Old School Building

#25 - The Ghost in the Old School Building

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 25, 2008

A haunted school building is shown at the episode's beginning. Lala, Risa, Mio, and a frightened Haruna are seen conversing about ghosts and monsters. Lala then suggests that the four of them and Rito should go explore the haunted house. As they all enter the buildling, a lock closes behind them by itself. They continue to explore the old school and hear what sounds like approaching footsteps. Rito notices Haruna's fright, and tries to leap at the approaching figure, only to find out it's Yami-chan. They then hear a piano which chases after them. Yami slices the piano into pieces and everything seems alright. But a skeleton and a disfigured looking human then appear, constantly saying "get out". An octopus creature appears, which frightens Haruna to such an extent that she uses Rito as a weapon and deals a mighty blow to the creature's head. The other monsters then show themselves to the group, but this time with no hostility. They explain to the group that they are aliens from other down-sized planets that have gathered in the old building. Mikado-sensei appears and tries to help the monsters find a job in order to make a living for themselves. Also, a ghost girl named Oshizu appears and explains everything about herself to the group. Mikado and the monsters appear again to tell he group that the person they talkto for hiring only wants female monsters, which none of the monsters are. Oshizu then teaches them how to be more feminine, and the monsters are then accepted for their jobs. Lala, Rito, Yami-chan, and Mikado are then invited to a party where all the monsters are. The episode closes as Lala and Rito are astonished to see Zastin attending the party.

star 9.21
82 votes
Directors: Takao Kato
Writers: Akatsuki Yamatoya