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The Best Episodes of Great Pretender

Every episode of Great Pretender ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Great Pretender!

Supposedly Japan's greatest swindler, Makoto Edamura gets more than he bargained for when he tries to con Laurent Thierry, a real world-class crook.

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Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Great Pretender" is "Case 4_6: Wizard of Far East", rated 9/10 from 195 user votes. It was directed by Mai Teshima and written by Ryota Kosawa. "Case 4_6: Wizard of Far East" aired on 11/26/2020 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Case 4_4: Wizard of Far East".

  • Case 4_6: Wizard of Far East
    9.0/10 195 votes

    #1 - Case 4_6: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2020-11-26

    On their last job, the team passes Dorothy off as an Ethiopian princess and stages her kidnapping for the Shanghai group. Then it all goes wrong.

    Director: Mai Teshima

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 4_4: Wizard of Far East
    8.7/10 170 votes

    #2 - Case 4_4: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2020-11-12

    Two months after the end of the con, Makoto still works for Akemi. One night he receives a visit from a man he thought he saw die in front of him.

    Director: Yukiko Imai

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Intermission 1-1: Taipei Rendezvous
    8.7/10 7 votes

    #3 - Intermission 1-1: Taipei Rendezvous

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2024-02-23

    No description available

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Case 1_5: Los Angeles Connection
    8.6/10 270 votes

    #4 - Case 1_5: Los Angeles Connection

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-08-06

    The pressure is on as everyone watches Makoto make the first batch of Sakura Magic, but with Agent Dickens in his ear, things take a very serious turn.

    Director: Yoshiyuki Shirahata, Yukiko Imai

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 4_3: Wizard of Far East
    8.4/10 156 votes

    #5 - Case 4_3: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2020-11-05

    A delegation from the Shanghai branch of the Suzaku Group arrives in Tokyo. Summoned to translate, Makoto realizes the interpreter looks familiar.

    Director: Tetsuaki Matsuda

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 4_5: Wizard of Far East
    8.3/10 151 votes

    #6 - Case 4_5: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2020-11-19

    A younger Laurent joins a group of con artists including Oz after unknowingly aiding them in Paris. As they travel around the world, he falls in love.

    Director: Yujiro Abe

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 4_8: Wizard of Far East
    8.3/10 155 votes

    #7 - Case 4_8: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2020-12-10

    Both sides prepare for a fateful meeting in Tokyo, with Laurent and Makoto acting as translators. Everything depends on Makoto's choice.

    Director: Ryoji Masuyama, Takashi Katagiri

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 3_4: Snow of London
    8.2/10 196 votes

    #8 - Case 3_4: Snow of London

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2020-10-08

    Laurent's fake dark auction begins with outrageous prices. Among the bidders, Coleman and Cynthia vie over "Snow of London."

    Director: Yoko Kanamori

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 3_3: Snow of London
    8.0/10 175 votes

    #9 - Case 3_3: Snow of London

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2020-10-01

    Makoto searches for Thomas, the art forger connected to Cynthia, to create a fake version of "Snow of London." Laurent and Abbie's plan continues.

    Director: Mai Teshima

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 4_1: Wizard of Far East
    8.0/10 150 votes

    #10 - Case 4_1: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2020-10-22

    Determined to rebuild his life, Makoto parts ways with the team and returns to Japan. He lands a job, but doesn't know what he's gotten himself into.

    Director: Ryoji Masuyama

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 4_2: Wizard of Far East
    8.0/10 145 votes

    #11 - Case 4_2: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2020-10-29

    Cynthia and Shi-won arrive in Japan to start the con on Scarlet Company. Makoto and his boss accompany them to the UAE to witness a kidnapping.

    Director: Yoshiyuki Shirahata

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 1_4: Los Angeles Connection
    7.9/10 220 votes

    #12 - Case 1_4: Los Angeles Connection

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-07-30

    With construction proceeding on the new lab, Makoto enjoys LA in the company of Eddie's enforcer, and Pola Dickens sets her sights on him.

    Director: Ryoji Masuyama

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 4_7: Wizard of Far East
    7.9/10 138 votes

    #13 - Case 4_7: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2020-12-03

    The final phase of the con on the Shanghai group starts when Laurent returns to the city. The stakes are higher than ever, with no margin for error.

    Director: Yoko Kanamori

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 4_9: Wizard of Far East
    7.9/10 175 votes

    #14 - Case 4_9: Wizard of Far East

    Season 1 Episode 23 - Aired 2020-12-17

    The Wizard of the Far East pulls off one final magic trick, and some people finally get what's coming to them.

    Director: Hiro Kaburagi

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 2_5: Singapore Sky
    7.8/10 184 votes

    #15 - Case 2_5: Singapore Sky

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-09-10

    With the air race finals on the horizon, all the pieces move into place. Makoto has a serious talk with each pilot before making a wager of his own.

    Director: Katsushi Sakurabi

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 1_3: Los Angeles Connection
    7.6/10 221 votes

    #16 - Case 1_3: Los Angeles Connection

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-07-23

    Makoto tells Laurent how he got into Eddie's good graces, but keeping up the con isn't easy, and the LAPD is monitoring the situation closely.

    Director: Tetsuaki Matsuda, Tomoko Hiramuki

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 3_2: Snow of London
    7.6/10 172 votes

    #17 - Case 3_2: Snow of London

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2020-09-24

    In London, Laurent and the team put their payback con against the "007 of the art world" into action. Cynthia reminisces about art and love.

    Director: Yukiko Imai

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 1_1: Los Angeles Connection
    7.5/10 281 votes

    #18 - Case 1_1: Los Angeles Connection

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-07-09

    Makoto and his partner make their living conning the innocent. But when a simple scam on a tourist goes awry, he's soon out of his depth in Los Angeles.

    Director: Yoshiyuki Shirahata, Hiro Kaburagi

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 1_2: Los Angeles Connection
    7.5/10 239 votes

    #19 - Case 1_2: Los Angeles Connection

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-07-16

    Dangling from the Hollywood sign, Makoto recalls his path from salesman to a life of crime. Back on the ground, he learns more about "confidence men."

    Director: Takashi Katagiri, Tetsuaki Matsuda

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 2_2: Singapore Sky
    7.5/10 182 votes

    #20 - Case 2_2: Singapore Sky

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-08-20

    The crew heads to Singapore to begin the con on the two princes and the fixed Path Finder Air Race, but Makoto has concerns about Abbie's mental state.

    Director: Takashi Katagiri

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 2_4: Singapore Sky
    7.5/10 174 votes

    #21 - Case 2_4: Singapore Sky

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-09-03

    Not realizing who the bookies are, the greedy prince places a series of eye-popping wagers. Abbie's harrowing past begins to affect her focus.

    Director: Tetsuaki Matsuda

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 3_1: Snow of London
    7.5/10 170 votes

    #22 - Case 3_1: Snow of London

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2020-09-17

    Working as a sushi chef while living in France, Makoto attempts to plan a con without Laurent's help after a pompous Englishman terrorizes the locals.

    Director: Yasuhiro Akamatsu

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 2_1: Singapore Sky
    7.3/10 189 votes

    #23 - Case 2_1: Singapore Sky

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-08-13

    Two years later, Makoto gets an honest job as a mechanic once he gets out, while Laurent and the crew reunite for a job in Las Vegas.

    Director: Takatoshi Suzuki

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Case 2_3: Singapore Sky
    7.2/10 175 votes

    #24 - Case 2_3: Singapore Sky

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-08-27

    When their first strategy fails, Laurent recruits some extra help, using Makoto's skills as a mechanic to deal with the stubborn elder prince.

    Director: Yoshiyuki Shirahata

    Writer: Ryota Kosawa

  • Intermission 1-2: Taipei Rendezvous
    NaN/10 0 votes

    #25 - Intermission 1-2: Taipei Rendezvous

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2024-02-23

    No description available

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A