Umamusume: Pretty Derby

The BEST episodes of Umamusume: Pretty Derby

Every episode of Umamusume: Pretty Derby ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Umamusume: Pretty Derby!

This is a tale of a world where "horse girls" with glorious names and incredible running abilities live alongside humanity. Horse girl Special Week has moved from the country to the city to attend Tracen Academy. There, she and her classmates compete to win the Twinkle Series and earn the title of "Japan’s #1 Horse Girl."

Last Updated: 8/28/2022Network: Tokyo MX
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Galloping After Our Dreams
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8.80
5 votes

#1 - Galloping After Our Dreams

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/30/2021

The Arima Kinen is the final G1 race of the year, featuring a roster of horse girls selected by fan ballot. Tokai Teio is among the competitors, and this time, she is running with something to prove.

Stopwatch
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8.67
6 votes

#2 - Stopwatch

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/2/2021

Team Spica is stunned by BNW's outstanding performance at the Japanese Derby. Meanwhile, Tokai Teio is supposed to be focused on making her comeback in the Takarazuka Kinen, but ends up fracturing a bone for the third time. The doctor tells her that even after it heals, there's a chance she'll never get her old speed back again.

One Day, Without a Doubt
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8.33
6 votes

#3 - One Day, Without a Doubt

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/9/2021

No longer able to run at full speed, Tokai Teio realizes that she'll never win again. Left with no reason to race, she plans to withdraw from Team Spica, but Trainer asks her to put on one last show for her fans.

Never Gonna Give It Up!
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8.20
5 votes

#4 - Never Gonna Give It Up!

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/12/2021

The Japanese Derby is over, and Tokai Teio's injuries have landed her in rehabilitation. She's determined to recover by the Kikkashou, the last race she needs for the Triple Crown. Meanwhile Nice Nature throws herself into training with the rest of Team Canopus, determined to claim victory at the Kikkashou herself.

Unbeaten Champion
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8.00
4 votes

#5 - Unbeaten Champion

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/2/2021

After many trials and tribulations, it is finally time for Team Spica to race in the Spring Tennoushou. Trainer acknowledges that Mejiro McQueen has the advantage when it comes to long distance, but it's hard to imagine Tokai Teio losing after all the growth she's shown. Come what may, everything will be decided at the finish line.

Together
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8.00
6 votes

#6 - Together

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/23/2021

As Tokai Teio continues to train in preparation for her return to racing, Mejiro McQueen notices something strange.

The Derby With Rivals
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7.91
11 votes

#7 - The Derby With Rivals

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/23/2018

Special Week starts training even harder to prepare for the Japanese Derby. Her rivals, El Condor Pasa and Seiun Sky, are training hard, as well. Suzuka also tries to help Special Week get even stronger.

Directors: Heo Jong, Kei Oikawa
The Debut Race Out of Nowhere
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7.75
12 votes

#8 - The Debut Race Out of Nowhere

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/2/2018

Special Week is told she has only a week to prepare for her debut race. Symboli Rudolf, the student council president, and Silence Suzuka try to help her prepare, but she's rather nervous...

What I Feel
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7.75
4 votes

#9 - What I Feel

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/16/2021

Tokai Teio trains to race once more, having had a change of heart. She thanks almost everyone who helped her through her ordeal, but finds herself struggling to be honest with Mejiro McQueen.

Directors: Kei Oikawa
Stage of Dreams
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7.63
8 votes

#10 - Stage of Dreams

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/11/2018

It's the second day of a special weekend for Team Spica. Special Week has to carry the dreams of her trainer and herself. The expectations of her rivals, teammates and her mother. It's finally time for the greatest race in Japan to begin.

Promise
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7.60
10 votes

#11 - Promise

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/7/2018

Team Spica is training to take down Rigil. Special Week realizes she really wants to race with Silence Suzuka, and decides to talk to the Trainer about it...

Special Training!
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7.50
12 votes

#12 - Special Training!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/16/2018

Special Week begins training with Spica in order to raise her chances in the Japan Derby. The Trainer has an idea for Special Week that could help her out.

No Matter How Many Times I Lose
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7.50
8 votes

#13 - No Matter How Many Times I Lose

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/28/2018

Special Week is working hard to keep her promise, but the Trainer wants her to rest instead, and has her go back home temporarily. The other members of Spica also work towards their goals.

A Small Wish
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7.50
4 votes

#14 - A Small Wish

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/23/2021

Both Mejiro McQueen and Rice Shower have been practicing hard for the Spring Tennoushou, but the gap between them only grows. Realizing that she has no hope for victory at this rate, Rice Shower disappears right before the race is set to begin.

First Big Win
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7.45
11 votes

#15 - First Big Win

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/9/2018

Special Week has completed her debut race, and has become the center of attention among her classmates. She starts to train with the other members of Spica, but the Trainer has a suggestion to help make her the best horse girl in Japan.

Autumn Skies and Horse Girls
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7.36
11 votes

#16 - Autumn Skies and Horse Girls

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/30/2018

Team Spica has more members, and now they're enjoying the Fall Twinkle Series Fan Appreciation Fair. Special Week has gotten quite close to Silence Suzuka, and plan to go around the fair together, but Silence Suzuka makes a surprising announcement...

Welcome Back!
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7.29
7 votes

#17 - Welcome Back!

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/4/2018

The Open Special is overflowing with spectators, and everyone has their eye on the turf, waiting for one horse girl to make her return after about a year.

Searching for a Reason
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7.25
4 votes

#18 - Searching for a Reason

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/9/2021

After tasting her first defeat, Tokai Teio is listless for days. Finally, Trainer approaches her and tells her that, as Team Spica's leader, there is a place she must visit. Meanwhile, Mihono Bourbon has her attention focused on the upcoming Kikkkashou.

Gate of Dreams!
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7.24
17 votes

#19 - Gate of Dreams!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/2/2018

Special Week wants to become Japan's best horse girl and has transferred into Tracen Academy. She sees her first race, and has her heart stolen by Silence Suzuka. She tries to join the same team, but...

Dreams of Spica
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7.22
9 votes

#20 - Dreams of Spica

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/21/2018

The Trainer plans a summer training camp for the members of Spica to help get them get in even better shape. He sees Special Week and Silence Suzuka worrying too much about each other, and makes a plan to help them move forward.

Echo, Fanfare!
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7.22
9 votes

#21 - Echo, Fanfare!

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/18/2018

Eighteen horse girls will compete in the Winter Dream Trophy, giving hopes and dreams to their fans. It's a dream come true, and the Trainer will see everything in all its wonder.

Meetings
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7.00
4 votes

#22 - Meetings

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/19/2021

Team Spica goes for their first shrine visit of the year. After praying for victory, Tokai Teio resolves herself to face rival Mejiro McQueen in the upcoming Spring Tennoushou. But before then, Mejiro McQueen must first make it through the Hanshin Daishouten preliminary.

TM Showdown!
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7.00
4 votes

#23 - TM Showdown!

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/26/2021

In preparation for the Spring Tennoushou, Tokai Teio joins the spectators at another race, the Satsukishou. There, while watching Triple Crown hopeful Mihono Bourbon battle for first, she comes to a realization. Meanwhile, Mejiro McQueen cannot hide her frustration upon learning that the world has its money on Tokai Teio.

A Blessed Name
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7.00
3 votes

#24 - A Blessed Name

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/16/2021

Seeking three consecutive victories at the Spring Tennoushou, Mejiro McQueen's focus is only interrupted by the sudden withdrawal of Rice Shower, another top racer. Intuiting Mejiro McQueen's feelings on the matter, Tokai Teio tries to persuade Rice Shower to change her mind.

Tokai Teio
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6.71
7 votes

#25 - Tokai Teio

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/5/2021

All eyes are on Tokai Teio as she takes on the Japanese Derby, ready to gallop in Symboli Rudolf's footsteps and become an undefeated Triple Crown Horse Girl. The stands are full. The track is set. It's time to see which horse girl fortune favors!

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