The BEST Episodes of Utawarerumono

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 30, 2020

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 - Aired Jun 5, 2006

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 8.37
76 votes
Everlasting Promise

#2 - Everlasting Promise

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 12, 2006

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 7.95
77 votes

#3 - Taboo

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 29, 2006

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 7.95
75 votes
The Ravages of War

#4 - The Ravages of War

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 2, 2006

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 7.89
44 votes

#5 - Unrest

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 19, 2006

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 7.55
75 votes
He Whose Song is Sung

#6 - He Whose Song is Sung

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Sep 25, 2006

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 7.54
71 votes
Traces of an Ancient Dream

#7 - Traces of an Ancient Dream

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 18, 2006

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 7.51
72 votes
Where the Heart Lies

#8 - Where the Heart Lies

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 4, 2006

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 7.51
71 votes
The Master of the Inn

#9 - The Master of the Inn

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 8, 2015

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 7.50
16 votes
Odious Pact

#10 - Odious Pact

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 28, 2006

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 7.49
73 votes
Master of the Blade

#11 - Master of the Blade

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 10, 2016

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 7.38
13 votes
The Chivalrous Man

#12 - The Chivalrous Man

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 11, 2015

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 7.38
16 votes
Writers: Koujirou Nakamura
Invasion of the Imperial City

#13 - Invasion of the Imperial City

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 15, 2006

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 7.37
105 votes
A Bloody Battle

#14 - A Bloody Battle

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 26, 2006

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

star 7.17
75 votes
The Pirate Girl

#15 - The Pirate Girl

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 2015

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 7.17
12 votes
Writers: Takamitsu Koono
Kamunagi of Chains

#16 - Kamunagi of Chains

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 20, 2015

For his services in saving the princess, Haku is invited to the palace and given an audience with the emperor. He is gifted two girls who are called the Priestesses of Chains. But he doesn't realize the deep meaning they possess.

star 7.15
13 votes

#17 - Afterglow

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 31, 2016

The truth behind Haku's past is revealed. What is his connection to the emperor, and to the mysterious and powerful masks?

star 7.15
13 votes

#18 - Rescue

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 6, 2016

The emperor is dead, and Anju has been poisoned. Oshutoru takes the blame for the crime. Haku mounts a daring plan to rescue him.

star 7.15
13 votes
First Battle

#19 - First Battle

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 14, 2006

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 7.15
74 votes
Ruler of the Wild Forest

#20 - Ruler of the Wild Forest

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 10, 2006

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 7.15
109 votes
Large Seal

#21 - Large Seal

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 21, 2006

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 7.14
71 votes
The Young Princess

#22 - The Young Princess

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 15, 2015

The emperor of Yamato holds absolute loyalty from his subjects. And his daughter, Anju, has her birthday approaching. Hakuroukaku finds itself with a strange visitor. Kuon's eyes shine coldly at this selfish young girl.

star 7.13
15 votes
On the Path of Destruction

#23 - On the Path of Destruction

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 11, 2006

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 7.13
71 votes
Gathering Force

#24 - Gathering Force

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 8, 2006

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

star 7.10
105 votes
End of the Banquet

#25 - End of the Banquet

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 9, 2006

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

star 7.08
73 votes