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The Best Episodes of Monster

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

Kenzou Tenma, a Japanese brain surgeon in Germany, finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient.

Genres:AnimationDramaCrimeMystery
Network:Nippon TV

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The best episode of "Monster" is "The Monster's Love Letter", rated 10/10 from 2 user votes. It was directed by Kojiro Tsuruoka and written by Satoko Nakamura. "The Monster's Love Letter" aired on 4/20/2005 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Lawyer".

  • The Monster's Love Letter
    10.0/10 2 votes

    #1 - The Monster's Love Letter

    Season 1 Episode 51 - Aired 2005-04-20

    Schubert, with the help of Reichwein, re-explores his past with Karl Neumann's real mother and realizes his link to Johan. As news of Tenma's arrest spreads, various people react with shock and horror, with the exception of Eva Heinemann, who is insistent that Tenma pay dearly for rejecting her. Suk tries to leave the hospital he is in to try to help Tenma, but is stopped by the Prague Police who inform him that Grimmer has sent a note to them exonerating Suk from any involvement of the deaths of the police officers. Runge also gets news of the arrest as well, but he is more interested in the Mansion of Red Roses, where he obtains a letter possibly addressed to the twins' mother. Tenma is deported back to Dusseldorf.

    Director: Kojiro Tsuruoka

    Writer: Satoko Nakamura

  • The Lawyer
    10.0/10 2 votes

    #2 - The Lawyer

    Season 1 Episode 52 - Aired 2005-04-27

    Former patients of Eisler Memorial Hospital enlist the aid of Alfred Baul, a lawyer, to represent Tenma. Baul in turn asks for the assistance of Fritz Vardemann. Vardemann visits Tenma in prison, and agrees to take on the defense, but is then called to the hospital when his wife goes into labor with their first child. When Baul visits Tenma in prison, Tenma is shocked to see that Baul is Roberto. Roberto then says that Eva Heinemann will be his next target.

    Director: Shigetaka Ikeda

    Writer: Masatoshi Hakata

  • Room 402
    10.0/10 2 votes

    #3 - Room 402

    Season 1 Episode 55 - Aired 2005-05-18

    Dr. Tenma takes Verderman hostage in a desperate search for Eva. And Verderman's dark past is revealed.

    Director: Tomohiko Ito

    Writer: Tatsuhiko Urahata

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
    10.0/10 3 votes

    #4 - The Man Who Knew Too Much

    Season 1 Episode 60 - Aired 2005-06-22

    Martin’s attempt to save Eva costs him his life, his last minutes with Tenma reveals a terrible secrets about Martin’s boss, Peter Chapek and the about the experiments.

    Director: Yukihiro Miyamoto

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

  • Unrelated Murders
    10.0/10 2 votes

    #5 - Unrelated Murders

    Season 1 Episode 63 - Aired 2005-07-13

    Egon Weisbach was one of the first investigators in the murder of the Liebert parents. On his last day on the job before retirement, he is escorting a convicted serial murderer but wants to know why he killed someone who did not fit his modus operandi. At the same time, Dr. Gillen is interviewing several murderers wondering why they killed someone who also did not fit their usual targets. Both realize that all these criminals committed murders outside their usual scope at the request of a young man, presumably Johan.

    Director: Kanji Wakabayashi

    Writer: Masatoshi Hakata

  • The Baby's Depression
    10.0/10 2 votes

    #6 - The Baby's Depression

    Season 1 Episode 64 - Aired 2005-07-20

    The Baby is killed by a prostitute, and his death sends shockwaves in Petr Capek's organization. Capek becomes paranoid as to who is loyal or not and accidentally kills one of his guards. He makes it to his cottage where Johan is waiting for him.

    Director: Takashi Takahashi

    Writer: Yuki Saito

  • Johan's Footprints
    10.0/10 2 votes

    #7 - Johan's Footprints

    Season 1 Episode 65 - Aired 2005-07-27

    Capek tries to berate Johan for his actions and tells him that everything should be done according to Capek's plans but Johan simply disagrees and disappears. Capek realizes his hold on his organization is crumbling and has his men pick up Nina in Frankfurt. Eva accosts the young man who was introduced to Johan, Christof Sievernich, demanding answers.

    Director: Kojiro Tsuruoka

    Writer: Masahiro Hayashi

  • Welcome Home
    10.0/10 3 votes

    #8 - Welcome Home

    Season 1 Episode 66 - Aired 2005-08-03

    Capek reveals to Nina that her and her twin brother Johan are the products of a eugenics experiment designed to breed "the perfect children". Tenma has wounded Christof and is driving him and Eva to the hospital while demanding answers on Petr Capek. While Eva makes a phone call at a payphone, Tenma sneaks away.

    Director: Atsushi Takahashi

    Writer: Masatoshi Hakata

  • Scenery for a Doomsday
    9.8/10 4 votes

    #9 - Scenery for a Doomsday

    Season 1 Episode 73 - Aired 2005-09-21

    Bonaparta attempts to shoot Johan dead, but is gunned down by Roberto, who dies of his own injuries soon afterwards. With the massacre now over, authorities rush into the town and attempt to determine what happened. Just as an officer is about to arrest Dr. Tenma, an ambulance worker arrives asking for Tenma's assistance.

    Director: Masayuki Kojima

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

  • The Escape
    9.7/10 3 votes

    #10 - The Escape

    Season 1 Episode 54 - Aired 2005-05-11

    Tenma and Milch are on the run with the injured Gustav and Helene. Eva finds her life in danger when she discovers that the attorney she's supposed to meet, Mr.Baul, is none other than Roberto.

    Director: Yukihiro Miyamoto

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

  • The Never-Ending Journey
    9.7/10 3 votes

    #11 - The Never-Ending Journey

    Season 1 Episode 56 - Aired 2005-05-25

    Nina and Dieter enters the Red Rose Mansion, but Nina faints from her disturbing experience. And they end up in the care of a puppeteer name Lipsky.

    Director: Atsushi Takahashi

    Writer: Makoto Nishikawa

  • That Night
    9.7/10 3 votes

    #12 - That Night

    Season 1 Episode 57 - Aired 2005-06-01

    A flashback to Johan’s and Nina’s past, to the time before the Liebert’s homicides reveals the reason behind Johan’s killing. Police makes a startling discovery at the burnt down mansion. Tenma finally learns where Eva is. And Lunge reveals Lipsky’s true identity.

    Director: Kenji Nagasaki

    Writer: Yuki Saito

  • The Man Who Saw the Devil
    9.7/10 3 votes

    #13 - The Man Who Saw the Devil

    Season 1 Episode 59 - Aired 2005-06-15

    Tenma manages to find Martin. A drunken Eva spots Johan at a party. Martin receives his final orders from his boss but his feelings gets in the way. And Martin gets way over his head when he tries to investigate Johan and his disciple, and the truth about his past is revealed.

    Director: Shigetaka Ikeda

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

  • I'm Back
    9.7/10 3 votes

    #14 - I'm Back

    Season 1 Episode 67 - Aired 2005-08-10

    Nina confronts Johan who presents her with a story on what happened when many people were poisoned at the Mansion of Red Roses. Nina realizes that she was the one who witnessed these deaths, the shock of this revelation nearly drives her to suicide, but she is saved by Tenma. Capek is gunned down by members of his organization when they find out about the guard that Capek killed.

    Director: Shigetaka Ikeda

    Writer: Masahiro Hayashi

  • Ruhenheim
    9.7/10 3 votes

    #15 - Ruhenheim

    Season 1 Episode 68 - Aired 2005-08-17

    With a postcard obtained by Lipsky, Lunge arrives in Ruhenheim. There he meets up with Grimmer, whose research has led him to this town as well. A working-class couple in this town realize they win the lottery and fearing that everyone else wants to kill them, the husband buys an arsenal of weapons.

    Director: Yukihiro Miyamoto

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

  • The Peaceful House
    9.7/10 3 votes

    #16 - The Peaceful House

    Season 1 Episode 69 - Aired 2005-08-24

    Lunge and Grimmer conclude something terrible is happening in Ruhenheim when random gunshots ring out, people are either murdered or disappearing, and any links out of town is flooded by torrential rain. As Nina recovers in a nearby hospital, Tenma, using a lead from Capek, travels to Prague and meets with Lipsky and determines that Johan is in Ruhenheim.

    Director: Kentaro Nakamura

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

  • A Nameless Monster
    9.5/10 1,556 votes

    #17 - A Nameless Monster

    Season 1 Episode 37 - Aired 2005-01-12

    The episode begins with a fairy tale about a Monster without a name. Nina reads the story from the picture book and has a sense of deja vu. Johan's evil plans for the book donation ceremony is carried out. Dr. Tenma meets a big obstacle in his attempt to kill Johan.

    Director: Atsushi Takahashi

    Writer: Ryosuke Nakamura

  • Determination
    9.5/10 2 votes

    #18 - Determination

    Season 1 Episode 53 - Aired 2005-05-04

    After hearing Roberto's threat against Eva, Tenma decides to confess to all charges against him so he can be placed in the same van transporting a prisoner to a Federal Penetentary as the prisoner is arranging for a jailbreak.

    Director: Nanako Shimazaki

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

  • I Hate This Job
    9.5/10 4 votes

    #19 - I Hate This Job

    Season 1 Episode 58 - Aired 2005-06-08

    Martin, a hired hand, is hired by General Wolf's ex-associates to ‘take care’ of Eva. But his emotions get in the way of his orders.

    Director: Ryosuke Nakamura

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

  • The Door to Memories
    9.5/10 2 votes

    #20 - The Door to Memories

    Season 1 Episode 61 - Aired 2005-06-29

    Nina returns to the apartment that she lived in with her mother and Johan and encounters another memory. She then returns to Munich and Dr. Reichwein where she volunteers for hypnosis to find the truth behind these memories. After she nearly kills Dr. Gillen in a hypnotic rage, she leaves Dr. Reichwein's house to try to stop Tenma from killing her brother. Meanwhile, Suk and Vardemann team up to interview former residents of the Mansion of Red Roses to gather information on Franz Bonaparta's reading sessions with his picture books, and for Vardemann to find out more about his father's true involvement.

    Director: Kentaro Nakamura

    Writer: Ryu Nakamura

  • The Town Massacre
    9.5/10 4 votes

    #21 - The Town Massacre

    Season 1 Episode 70 - Aired 2005-08-31

    As time passes, more people in Ruhenheim are being shot dead by mysterious people and each other. Both Grimmer and Lunge determine that the owner of a local hotel is Klaus Poppe, also known as Franz Bonaparta. After subduing a man who was giving weapons to everyone in the town, they obtain information that one of the ringleaders is in a second hotel.

    Director: Kanji Wakabayashi

    Writer: Masatoshi Hakata

  • The Real Monster
    9.5/10 4 votes

    #22 - The Real Monster

    Season 1 Episode 74 - Aired 2005-09-28

    It has been some time since the tragic blood battle, and everyone is working hard to put their lives back to normal. Tenma finally locates a woman he has been searching for, and she reveals some startling information.

    Director: Kazuhisa Oono

    Writer: Tatsuhiko Urahata

  • Execution
    9.4/10 1,707 votes

    #23 - Execution

    Season 1 Episode 29 - Aired 2004-10-27

    Robert delves into Johan's past and makes a shocking discovery. Dr. Gillen speaks to Peter Jurgens, a serial murderer about Johan's possible involvement and gets a tragic reply. Johan confronts Robert about Stephen Joos. And Dr. Reichwen receives tragic news from the police.

    Director: Ryosuke Nakamura

    Writer: Ryosuke Nakamura

  • A Pleasant Dinner Table
    9.3/10 3 votes

    #24 - A Pleasant Dinner Table

    Season 1 Episode 62 - Aired 2005-07-06

    While trying to escape from police in Frankfurt, Tenma is hit by a van. He awakes in the Turkish Quarter of the city, the same one that he saved from The Baby's plot. The man who saved him plans to kill Petr Capek at a convention, but he fails at this task and is shot dead. Nina, in Frankfurt, sees the picture of Petr Capek and it triggers yet another memory.

    Director: Nanako Shimazaki

    Writer: Seigo Nishikawa

  • The Cruelest Thing
    9.2/10 1,223 votes

    #25 - The Cruelest Thing

    Season 1 Episode 49 - Aired 2005-04-06

    Grimmer and Tenma tries to stop Johan from subjecting Milo, one of the orphans, to one of the most cruel fate.

    Director: Takashi Takahashi

    Writer: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu