Ushio and Tora (2015)

The BEST episodes of Ushio and Tora (2015)

Every episode of Ushio and Tora (2015) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Ushio and Tora (2015)!

Ushio and Tora centers around the travels and battles of Ushio Aotsuki (蒼月潮 Aotsuki Ushio?), who is constantly being stalked and aided by a gigantic, supernatural and sometimes invisible tiger-like monster. Ushio's family maintains a temple in Japan, where 500 years ago, his samurai ancestor battled that same monster to a standstill, and eventually trapped him against a rock using a cursed spear called the "Beast Spear", which grants strength, speed, and endurance to the wielder in exchange for his soul. Ushio accidentally unsealed the cave Tora was trapped in. Initially, Ushio refuses to remove the spear pinning Tora (とら, Japanese for tiger) down (as Tora made the strategic blunder of mentioning that the first thing he would do upon being freed would be to devour Ushio), but Tora's unsealed presence attracts various monsters to the temple. Ushio is forced to free Tora, who would like to eat Ushio, but dares not since Ushio keeps the spear close by. The series focuses on their relationship, interspersed with battles against mythological foes, and with Tora's attempts to grapple with modern life. During the regular battles, Ushio slowly begins to notice that as much as Tora claims to be irredeemable, the demon takes to fighting evil and defending the innocent with more enthusasim than he cares to admit.

Last Updated: 7/30/2022Network: Tokyo MX
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The Demon Returns
star
8.66
87 votes

#1 - The Demon Returns

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/13/2015

Ushio and Tora travel back in time to ancient China and encounter Hakumen no Mono. Ushio quickly realizes he's no match for Hakumen no Mono and barely makes it out alive. Jie Mei and Giryou then take the tragic necessary steps to create the Beast Spear and Ushio learns the truth about his mother.

Runemaster Hyou
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8.56
99 votes

#2 - Runemaster Hyou

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/31/2015

Hyou is an exorcist that lives in the world of darkness. He lost his beloved wife and daughter to a youkai that gave him a scar on his face, and continues to search for it to get revenge. What he remembers of the youkai is that it was a dark shadow that suddenly came out from behind him. Hyou then sees news footage of Tora on TV, and believes he's the youkai he had been after and heads to Japan. Eventually, he finds Tora, and...

Eater of Stones
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8.47
103 votes

#3 - Eater of Stones

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/10/2015

"One day, I'll destroy you with this spear," swore Ushio, as his odd adventures with the giant youkai which he named "Tora" began. Tora was also looking for an opportunity to eat Ushio. While this bizarre combination became a thing, an old stone armor that was in one of the old school buildings of Ushio's junior high assaulted some of the students. One by one, students were being turned to stone, and then the evil spirit was now going after Ushio's childhood friends, Asako and Mayuko...

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The Destined Meeting with Ushio and Tora
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8.41
119 votes

#4 - The Destined Meeting with Ushio and Tora

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/3/2015

Middle-school student Aotsuki Ushio lives with his temple master father, Shigure. One day, as Ushio is cleaning around the house, he finds something unspeakable in the basement.

Tora Goes to Town
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8.38
102 votes

#5 - Tora Goes to Town

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/24/2015

Ushio hears about an incident that happens at a construction site. The bodies at the site happened to have bite marks on them, so he immediately thinks Tora is behind the incident. Tora tells him that he's innocent, but Ushio goes far as to transform and won't believe him, so Tora runs off into the city. Ushio goes after him and meets an old man who says that "Gamin-sama has awoken." He then learns a shocking truth from the book that the old man is holding...

Legend
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8.37
92 votes

#6 - Legend

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/14/2015

Ushio finds out that his mother is still alive, and seems to be hated by the youkai. Ushio can't handle this shocking truth, and goes to his father to learn more. Ushio finds out that his father had to report to his superiors that the Beast Spear had been released. Following, however, assassins are sent after Ushio and Tora. Next, Ushio's father...

A Demon Inhabits the Painting
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8.35
108 votes

#7 - A Demon Inhabits the Painting

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/17/2015

Hayuu Reiko is a student at Ushio's junior high school that is known as someone who doesn't want to live, due to the fact that she has attempted suicide multiple timees. One day, Ushio goes with Asako and others to an art exhibit of his favorite painter, and the portraits of Reiko catches his eye. Ushio eventually finds out that the Reiko in the portraits is the same Reiko that goes to his school, and asks her to be his model for his paintings. However, he finds out that death seems to follow those who try to get too close to her...

Hiyou Pursuit~Successor
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8.15
52 votes

#8 - Hiyou Pursuit~Successor

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/2/2015

Ushio and Tora finally get to Hokkaido where they run into a girl named Hinowa, who says she is one of the rightful successors of the the Beast Spear. Meanwhile, Hakumen no Mono sends youkai called Hiyou to kill Ushio and get a hold of the spear. Ushio and Tora encounter a young man on a motorcycle. As soon as Ushio walks away and heads toward the bus to the final destination, the young man attacks Tora.

Going Down the Road to the Touno Youkai Battle ~Part Two~
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8.12
57 votes

#9 - Going Down the Road to the Touno Youkai Battle ~Part Two~

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/25/2015

As the Youkai show no signs of giving up the chase, Ushio is forced to run around the forest.

The Demon That Turns Back Time
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8.07
57 votes

#10 - The Demon That Turns Back Time

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/6/2015

Ushio regains his senses and heads into the cave at Kamuikotan. When in the cave, they encounter a monster who can turn back time and he sends them back to ancient China where the Beast Spear was first made.

TATARI BREAKER
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7.95
55 votes

#11 - TATARI BREAKER

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 12/25/2015

Hakumen's impending arrival causes a monster disaster, and also adversely affects the people involved.

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Going Down the Road to the Touno Youkai Battle ~Part One~
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7.94
53 votes

#12 - Going Down the Road to the Touno Youkai Battle ~Part One~

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/18/2015

Ushio and Tora leave Touno and head to Hokkaido once again, but they're attacked repeatedly on the way by Youkai.

Sea of the Ayakashi
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7.86
93 votes

#13 - Sea of the Ayakashi

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/7/2015

On a beach trip, Ushio encounters a little boy who seems determined to ruin everyone else's fun. Meanwhile, Tora encounters a gigantic ayakashi that seeks to devour humans and yokai alike.

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Eternal Solitude
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7.84
58 votes

#14 - Eternal Solitude

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 12/4/2015

The truth about Kirio and the Elzaar Scythe is revealed, and Ushio and Tora settle things with Kirio and Towako once and for all.

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Crossing of the Pursuit~Successor
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7.84
57 votes

#15 - Crossing of the Pursuit~Successor

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/9/2015

Tora manages to defeat Nagare and then heads to reunite with Ushio, but the bus he was on was taken over by Hiyou. Nagare helps him stop the bus and get the people to safety, but then they encounter even more bikers. One of the members ask for help finding her brother, who is another chosen successor to the Beast Spear.

Transformation
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7.83
60 votes

#16 - Transformation

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/16/2015

Ushio and Tora travel inside Moritsuna's body with the help of Izuna to help rid him of the hiyous.

Great Summoning~Destruction of the Beast Spear
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7.80
55 votes

#17 - Great Summoning~Destruction of the Beast Spear

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/27/2015

As Ushio becomes depressed due to his inability to save Mikado Hizaki, Tora tried to fire him up by verbally insulting and fighting him, but leaves once it is proved useless. Kirio comes to steal the Beast Spear from Ushio along with a few supporters and snatches it from Ushio using the red cloth. When Nagare arrives to warn Ushio, he is joined by Tora in the search of Kirio. Hinowa joins Ushio in the search of the Spear. The group arrive at a facility and find the diary of Kyōra, the creator of the Elzaar Scythe. They come to know of a woman named Towako (who is the one who took the red cloth and acts as Kirio's mother) who helped him greatly in achieving success in his researches in creating the Elzaar Scythe, Kuin and even Kirio.

H.A.M.M.R~The H.A.M.M.R Institute
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7.79
53 votes

#18 - H.A.M.M.R~The H.A.M.M.R Institute

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 12/18/2015

Another morning fighting with Tora followed by going to school with Asako. However, an organization named HAMMR breaks the usual cycle. The three mad scientists of HAMMR kidnap Ushio and Asako and Tora go after them in an attempt to save him.

Crazed Wind
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7.79
62 votes

#19 - Crazed Wind

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/28/2015

Ushio and Tora head for Sendai City. However, suddenly, Ushio's screams rattle the city. He realizes that the money that his father had given him for the trip is missing. At the moment of despair, they run into two Kamaitachi siblings, Raishin and Kagari, who ask a request. They take Ushio and Tora to a house in the mountains, where they are asked an unbellievable request.

To Kamuikotan
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7.75
56 votes

#20 - To Kamuikotan

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/23/2015

After saving Moritsuna Satoru from the hiyou, Ushio pays the price for using so much of the Beast Spear's power. He loses control of his body and heads to Kamuikotan. Meanwhile, all of the girls in his life get an unexpected visitor telling them she needs their help to save Ushio's life...

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Revival~And Finally...
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7.75
60 votes

#21 - Revival~And Finally...

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/30/2015

The girls keep working on trying to turn Ushio back to normal. Meanwhile, the hiyou horde heads toward Ushio and the Beast Spear to destroy them both once and for all.

Mirror of a Single Blow
star
7.74
54 votes

#22 - Mirror of a Single Blow

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/11/2015

Ushio was getting ready for the rest of his journey at the house of the Kamaitachi. He was ready to welcoe a quiet night, however he sees a silent vision of Asako screaming in their pond. They then go see someone who the Kamaitachi siblings say can help him understand what's going on...

The Fourth: Kirio
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7.72
58 votes

#23 - The Fourth: Kirio

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 11/20/2015

Kirio pays a visit to Ushio to take the Beast Spear from him. But they are interrupted when Kuragi, an insect like yōkai, who is avatar of Hakumen no Mono attacks the Kōhamei Sect headquarters, unstoppable by any. Ushio and Kirio are taken there by Shigure where Ushio meets Mikado Hizaki. Later, as Ushio falls after failing to defeat Kuragi, Mikado Hizaki freezes the monster and Kirio finishes it off. Mikado Hizaki dies after exhausting her powers. Afterwards, we see Kirio telling his mother how he finished the monster himself, and that no one believes him when he says that they don't need the Beast Spear to defeat Hakumen no Mono. She gives him the Beast Spear's red cloth and tells him that if no one believes, it is ok to break the spear to show them so.

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The House With the Child
star
7.72
60 votes

#24 - The House With the Child

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/4/2015

While in the countryside, Ushio and Tora meet a girl named Takatori Saya. She is part of a clan of white-haired women who are part of the Takatori family that have a duty to appease a spirit named Omamori-sama who brings the family prosperity. She tells Ushio and Tora about Omamori-sama, and how there is saying that once the Omamori-sama picks a house to live in, it will be rewarded with prosperity. However, once she leaves, there will be chaos and poverty. Omamori-sama's true identity is...

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The Fools Gather at the Banquet
star
7.58
50 votes

#25 - The Fools Gather at the Banquet

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 12/11/2015

Mayuko is invited to a strange dinner party and Tora eats crab gyoza burgers.

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