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The Best Episodes of Akame ga Kill!

Every episode of Akame ga Kill! ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Akame ga Kill!!

Young Tatsumi travels to the capital of the Empire in order to earn money for his starving people and encounters a world of unimaginable depravity, dominated by the ruthless Prime Minister who controls the child Emperor. Tatsumi is recruited by Night Raid, a group of assassins dedicated to eliminating corruption by mercilessly killing officials and privileged nobles.

Genres:AnimationDramaAction & Adventure
Network:Tokyo MX

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The best episode of "Akame ga Kill!" is "Kill the Curse", rated 8.5/10 from 521 user votes. It was directed by Manabu Okamoto and written by Touko Machida. "Kill the Curse" aired on 10/27/2014 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Akame ga Kill!".

  • Kill the Curse
    8.5/10 521 votes

    #1 - Kill the Curse

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2014-10-27

    After being cornered by Akame and Leone, Bols sets off an explosion and flees. While he is trying to get back to his comrades, he runs into a hurt girl who is crying. Meanwhile, Kurome's medicine starts wearing off and she starts remembering her days with Akame as well as their sad goodbye, while stumbling through the mountain. While leaning against a tree eating snacks, someone approaches her...

    Director: Manabu Okamoto

    Writer: Touko Machida

  • Akame ga Kill!
    8.5/10 679 votes

    #2 - Akame ga Kill!

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 2014-12-15

    The empire's army has been defeated and all that remains is the empire's strongest, General Esdeath. Akame and her sword stand in Esdeath's way as she desires to continue breeding war. The two face one another. The final battle begins. What will the result bring forth? A new kingdom where the citizens can live in peace or will there be more bloodshed...?

    Director: Tomoki Kobayashi

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Absolute Justice
    8.3/10 506 votes

    #3 - Kill the Absolute Justice

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-08-11

    Night Raid is tasked with the eradication of a drug trafficking organization within the Imperial City. Tatsumi and Leone head towards the red light district. The two learn of the horrific details of the organization and their rage is apparent. Meanwhile, Sheele and Mine go after the Tybil, former leader of the organization when they suddenly feel an alarming presence.

    Director: Manabu Okamoto

    Writer: Touko Machida

  • Kill the Despair
    8.3/10 443 votes

    #4 - Kill the Despair

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2014-11-24

    In order to instill fear into the hearts of those among the Rebel Army, the capital has spread the word that Tatsumi will be executed publicly. Night Raid receives notice of this and intends to rescue him.

    Director: Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Writer: Touko Machida

  • Kill the Three (2)
    8.2/10 447 votes

    #5 - Kill the Three (2)

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-08-25

    Tatsumi and Bulat stand before the Three. Among them is Bulat's former leader, Liver. The battle quickly turns into a one-on-one combat between Bulat versus Liver and Tatsumi versus Nyau.

    Director: Mamiko Sekiya, Daisuke Eguchi

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Emperor
    8.2/10 457 votes

    #6 - Kill the Emperor

    Season 1 Episode 23 - Aired 2014-12-08

    The Revolution finally reaches its final phase; Night Raid is en route to assassinate Minister Onest, the root of the problem. All goes according to Najenda's plan as the Revolutionary Army successfully invades the city. Night Raid arrives at the Palace where the Emperor and Minister are located. Unlike the panicked Emperor, the Minister is composed and confident as they prepare to unleash their trump card. As the palace trembles, something appears from below...!

    Director: Atsushi Ikariya

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Fate
    8.1/10 404 votes

    #7 - Kill the Fate

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2014-11-10

    Night Raid continues to work on their plan to assassinate Borick in Kyoroch. Tatsumi and Mine wander around the city, but then end up running into Seryu, who is responsible for Sheele's death. Mine decides to end things once and for all with her, while Tatsumi fights Suzuka from the Four Demons.

    Director: Masaki Matsumura

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Little Sister
    8.1/10 415 votes

    #8 - Kill the Little Sister

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2014-12-01

    Following Tatsumi's capture, Night Raid successfully defeated Commander-in-Chief Budou but at the cost of Main and Susanoo's lives. The Revolutionary Army surrounds the capital as the civilians start to riot. Wave is confounded by what he sees as Ran calmly observes how everything unfolds. Meanwhile, Kurome senses that the end of her life is drawing near and seeks to settle things with her older sister once and for all.

    Director: Masahiro Sonoda

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Darkness
    8.0/10 613 votes

    #9 - Kill the Darkness

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-07-07

    Tatsumi leaves his village in pursuit of wealth and success in the Imperial Capital. He attempts to join the army, however it isn't as easy as it seems. When all of the sudden, a large breasted woman shows up at the local bar and offers to help him get recruited.

    Director: Tomoki Kobayashi

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Puppets
    8.0/10 403 votes

    #10 - Kill the Puppets

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2014-10-20

    In order to combat the Jaegars, Night Raid is separated into two groups. Tatsumi and Akame are to deal with Bols, Kurome, and her puppets. The battle proves to be difficult as Kurome's Imperial Arms Yatsufusa has the ability to freely control the dead.

    Director: Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Writer: Koujirou Nakamura

  • Kill the Carnage
    7.8/10 390 votes

    #11 - Kill the Carnage

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2014-11-17

    Kyoroch is freed because of Night Raid, which strengthens the Revolutionary Army's power. In this dire situation, Commander-in-chief Budoh and the minister's son, Shura, join the fight against Night Raid. Meanwhile, Night Raid infiltrates the capital yet again. Tatsumi and Lubbock go after Minister Onest in the palace by sneaking in with the help of one of the Revolutionary Army's spies.

    Director: Daisuke Eguchi

    Writer: Koujirou Nakamura

  • Kill the Imperial Arm Users
    7.7/10 461 votes

    #12 - Kill the Imperial Arm Users

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-07-28

    The target this time is the capital's rumored phantom serial killer known only as Zank the Executioner. Just like the Night Raid, he is an Imperial Arms user as well.

    Director: Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Mad Scientist
    7.6/10 405 votes

    #13 - Kill the Mad Scientist

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2014-09-15

    Dr. Stylish discovered Night Raid's hideout as he followed Tatsumi. A battle quickly commenced between Night Raid and Dr. Stylish's fortified army who struck with a surprise attack. Tatsumi and Mine are enraged as they see Kakusan equipped with Sheele's Imperial Arms Extase. A fierce battle continues within the hideout when suddenly something came down from the Sky...

    Director: Akihisa Shibata

    Writer: Koujirou Nakamura

  • Kill the Authority
    7.5/10 491 votes

    #14 - Kill the Authority

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-07-14

    Tatsumi is taken by the Night Raid. They realized his potential as an assassin and asks him to join, but Tatsumi is conflicted. Though after learning more about each of Night Raid's team members, he learns of their objectives to defeat evil and corruption and eventually decides to join.

    Director: Kazuhiro Ozawa

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Three (1)
    7.5/10 420 votes

    #15 - Kill the Three (1)

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-08-18

    General Esdeath arrives at the capital and is brought to the Emperor to discuss annihilating Night Raid. The Emperor wants to reward her for her services but her request is somewhat surprising.

    Director: Akihisa Shibata

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Battle Fanatic
    7.5/10 399 votes

    #16 - Kill the Battle Fanatic

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-09-01

    Tatsumi inherits Bulat's Imperial Arms Incrusio after defeating the Three and vows to become even stronger. Mine's attitude towards Tatsumi seems to show a change after seeing his dedication during training... Meanwhile, General Esdeath receives news of the Three being defeated and in order to reinforce the army's strength she organizes a special police force of Imperial Arms users known only as the Jeagars.

    Director: Sumito Sasaki

    Writer: Touko Machida

  • Kill the Giant Danger Beast
    7.5/10 394 votes

    #17 - Kill the Giant Danger Beast

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2014-10-06

    Tatsumi and Esdeath meet again by chance while exterminating Danger Beasts. Esdeath is pleasantly surprised at the unexpected reunion while Tatsumi is overwhelmed. Even while fully immersed in the joy of their reunion, Esdeath notices that a man's been watching them from the shadows.

    Director: Jin Iwatsuki

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Demon
    7.5/10 382 votes

    #18 - Kill the Demon

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2014-11-03

    Borick is scheming to take over a religious faction, and Night Raid heads to Kyoroch, where that religion has its headquarters. The Jaegars also head to Kyoroch to act as bodyguards for Borick. Wave is worried about Kurome, who still hasn't healed from her wounds. Night Raid safely infiltrates Kyoroch, however they must now face Borick's own appointed guards, the Four Koukenji Rakshasa Demons.

    Director: Kazuomi Koga

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Temptation
    7.4/10 409 votes

    #19 - Kill the Temptation

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-09-08

    Esdeath has taken Tatsumi after winning the combat tournament. And the reason being... love at first sight?! That being said Tatsumi has not only been forced to become Esdeath's lover but also an auxiliary member of the Jaegers. Tatsumi and Esdeath observe as the Jaegers raid the bandits' hideout; he witnesses how powerful the Jaegers truly are. All the while Tatsumi tries to find an opportunity to escape and return to the Night Raid's hideout...

    Director: Yoshiko Mikami

    Writer: Koujirou Nakamura

  • Kill the Religious Organization
    7.4/10 387 votes

    #20 - Kill the Religious Organization

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2014-10-13

    A widely accepted religious organization among the civilians known as the Path of Peace is quickly gaining more followers. It is rumored that they will cause an armed uprising in an attempt to fight against the corrupt government.

    Director: Sumito Sasaki

    Writer: Touko Machida

  • Kill Your Cares
    7.3/10 464 votes

    #21 - Kill Your Cares

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-07-21

    The Night Raid's hideout is invaded by intruders! The assassin clan was able to drive out the enemy without a problem. Tatsumi experiences the true intensity of the Night Raid for the first time and he is thrilled.

    Director: Takahiro Kawakoshi

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Nuisances
    7.2/10 392 votes

    #22 - Kill the Nuisances

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-09-29

    A new species of Danger Beasts have emerged and has been terrorizing the vicinity of the capital. Minister Onest has ordered Esdeath to seize and defeat them. Esdeath leads the Jaegers to go to deal with them. But something suspicious in the shadow is keeping an eye on their actions. Meanwhile, after Night Raid settles into their new hideout, they're also on the move to deal with the new Danger Beasts.

    Director: Masahiro Sonoda

    Writer: Touko Machida

  • Kill the Dream
    7.1/10 439 votes

    #23 - Kill the Dream

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-08-04

    Sheele, who has no particular role in the hideout is assigned as Tatsumi's trainer. She explains how and why she chose assassinating as her career. Tatsumi, who still doesn't have an Imperial Arm of his own, tests out the Imperial Arm taken from Zank.

    Director: Tomoko Hiramuki

    Writer: Makoto Uezu

  • Kill the Newcomers
    7.0/10 398 votes

    #24 - Kill the Newcomers

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-09-22

    After dealing with Dr. Stylish's attack Night Raid leaves their base and hides in the mountains. After welcoming the newly joined member, Night Raid experienced a brief moment of peace, even amid training. Mine, who has been teased relentlessly Chelsea, the newcomer, tells Tatsumi and Lubbok that she wants revenge.

    Director: Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Writer: Koujirou Nakamura