The BEST Episodes of Utawarerumono

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 8, 2019

Network: Tokyo MX

An injured, amnesiac man with a mysterious mask is found abandoned in the forest. He is nurtured back to health by a girl named Eruru and given the name Hakuoro. After saving the village from a wrathful deity, he adopts the role of the village's leader. Although wishing to live in peace, fate eventually forces him down the path of war and battle...

The Mercenary

#1 - The Mercenary

Season 1 - Episode 10

A powerful mercenary is brought to the castle and held captive until she is able to show her worth as a fighter and joins Hakuoro's army.

star 8.06
18 votes
Everlasting Promise

#2 - Everlasting Promise

Season 1 - Episode 11

Kuccha Keccha attacks Erurū's former village and massacres the inhabitants. In response to continued attacks, Tusukuru is forced to declare war with them.

star 7.84
19 votes
Taboo

#3 - Taboo

Season 1 - Episode 9

As the large country of Shikeripetim threatens invasion, Hakouro devises a cunning plan to hold off Shikeripetim's emperor, Niwe, and his far superior military force.

star 7.76
17 votes
The Ravages of War

#4 - The Ravages of War

Season 1 - Episode 14

More helpless villages in Tusukuru are attacked by Niwe, the emperor of Shikeripetim, as he advances through the countryside. Hakuoro hatches a desperate plan in order to defend his nation.

star 7.71
14 votes
Unrest

#5 - Unrest

Season 1 - Episode 12

Kuccha Keecha turns out to be a more formidable opponent than originally anticipated, more so now that they have the support of the Evinkuruga Touka. Hakuoro tries to find another way to attain victory.

star 7.71
17 votes
Large Seal

#6 - Large Seal

Season 1 - Episode 21

Kuuya, convinced by her bloodthirsty advisers, starts a war against every nation in order to unite the whole continent. Soon the war reaches Hakuoro's empire. The avu-kamuu of Kuuya seem unstoppable, and Hakuoro decides to evacuate the capital.

star 7.69
13 votes
Invasion of the Imperial City

#7 - Invasion of the Imperial City

Season 1 - Episode 7

Finally, Hakuoro's small army reaches the castle of Emperor Inkara, to find, when they arrive, that he had already died by Benawi's blade. After this, Benawi and Kurou join Hakuoro.

star 7.68
19 votes
First Battle

#8 - First Battle

Season 1 - Episode 20

Kuuya talks again with Hakuoro. Later she reveals her plans of war with the other countries. Thus Hakuoro is left with the decision to help her or not. Hakuoro tries to dissuade her, but to no avail.

star 7.67
15 votes
Ruler of the Wild Forest

#9 - Ruler of the Wild Forest

Season 1 - Episode 2

The Queen of the forest, Mutikapa, is angered and begins killing some of the townspeople. Hakuoro works with the others to figure out a way to defeat it.

star 7.65
23 votes
The Master of the Inn

#10 - The Master of the Inn

Season 2 - Episode 6

The inn where Haku's staying, the Hakuroukaku, is known for its beautiful owner. She sends him a letter and invites him to a banquet. He goes, but...

star 7.64
14 votes
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On the Path of Destruction

#11 - On the Path of Destruction

Season 1 - Episode 24

With the help of the rebels and Genjimaru's military command the Tusukuru empire stops Kunnekamun and soon turns the tables of the war. Inside the castle of Kuuya the final battle ensues, but there are more factions at work than just Tusukuru and Kunnekamun...

star 7.62
13 votes
He Whose Song is Sung

#12 - He Whose Song is Sung

Season 1 - Episode 26

After a climatic battle and the final pieces of Hakouro's past being revealed, Hakouro makes a very difficult decision that will forever have an impact on the future.

star 7.62
13 votes
A Bloody Battle

#13 - A Bloody Battle

Season 1 - Episode 13

Hakuoro's plan to defeat the Kuccha Keccha succeeds and he confronts Emperor Orikakan; the result of their encounter however, is quite unexpected.

star 7.61
18 votes
Traces of an Ancient Dream

#14 - Traces of an Ancient Dream

Season 1 - Episode 25

The episode begins with the fate of Kuuya being revealed. Hakuoro rushes to Onkami Yamukai to rescue Kamyu, but all is not as it seems. Hakouro's true identity is confirmed and he remembers more of the Iceman's heartbreaking story.

star 7.57
14 votes
Where the Heart Lies

#15 - Where the Heart Lies

Season 1 - Episode 23

The first heavy defeat in battle with Kuuya in the previous episode slows down the war. In the next, relatively calm, days Hakuoro remembers some of his past. Who really is the Iceman? Why does this "Mikoto" in his memories resemble Erurū so much? Genjimaru leaves Kunnekamun since he knows they are on a path to annihilation. He joins Hakuoro offering his guide for the armies. Genjimaru seems to be betraying Kuuya, but he acts this way since he wants to save her from the war. Understanding that, Hakuoro accepts his help. The first step is unite all the rebels left by Kunnekamun's passage. In order to do that, Hakuoro arranges a mission to rescue the Oruyankuru. The old man is saved, but then he declares that Urutorii is the new Oruyankuru and retires.

star 7.54
13 votes
One Way Path

#16 - One Way Path

Season 1 - Episode 4

Tusukuru is inadvertently killed and members from the village go on a mission to kill the feudal lord responsible.

star 7.51
18 votes
The Chivalrous Man

#17 - The Chivalrous Man

Season 2 - Episode 2

The village is under attack by monsters called gigiri, small insects with nasty claws. Haku and Kuon go with a group of mercenaries to help wipe them out, but get more than they bargained for when they run into a boro-gigiri, a monster that's over 30 feet tall.

star 7.50
14 votes
Writers: Koujirou Nakamura
Gathering Force

#18 - Gathering Force

Season 1 - Episode 6

Hakuoro gains more men at his command and once again has a battle involving Benawi and the men he commands.

star 7.47
19 votes
Odious Pact

#19 - Odious Pact

Season 1 - Episode 22

As the forces of Emperor Kuuya descend upon Tusukuru's capital, Hakuoro realizes that the evacuation is going to take longer than they have, and so decides to sacrifice himself to draw their attention away. However, Aruruu isn't prepared to let this happen, and shows up riding Mukkuru. The immortal Mutikapa is able to attack the Avu-Kamuu without being hurt, but Aruruu is hit with a single blow and died. However, the pool of blood growing behind Aruruu begins to bring back Hakuoro's memories, and new questions start arising in his mind: What is he? What unknown powers does he harbor?

star 7.47
15 votes
Master of the Blade

#20 - Master of the Blade

Season 2 - Episode 14

The invading forces are taking Yamato citizens hostage and using them as front line troops against the Eight Pillar generals. Rurutie and Haku go on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines to release the hostages' loved ones.

star 7.45
11 votes
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The Mediator

#21 - The Mediator

Season 1 - Episode 8

Several Onkami come to Hakuoro's castle as arbitators and to gather more information on his new country Tusukuru.

star 7.42
19 votes
End of the Banquet

#22 - End of the Banquet

Season 1 - Episode 15

A final decisive battle between Hakuoro and Niwe begins in Shikeripetim's capital.

star 7.33
15 votes
Masks

#23 - Masks

Season 2 - Episode 15

The ancient power of the masks is brought down to bear on the invading Usuurussha armies. The armies are torn apart by the power of the Eight Pillar Generals, but is the cost to Yamato's own citizens too great?

star 7.33
12 votes
Writers:
Violet and Amber

#24 - Violet and Amber

Season 1 - Episode 3

Tusukuru is thought to be missing from the village though is later found offering aid to a young girl with a strange affliction.

star 7.33
21 votes
The Pirate Girl

#25 - The Pirate Girl

Season 2 - Episode 5

Haku's busy days of working hard in the mornings and afternoon and studying at night are wearing down his mind. However, his hard work pays off when he's finally given a vacation. With his freedom and a little money, he sets out to the capital.

star 7.30
10 votes
Writers: Takamitsu Koono