7.6
988 votes
DARLING in the FRANXX

DARLING in the FRANXX

Tokyo MX 2018

The story is set in the distant future. The land is ruined, and humanity establishes the mobile fort city Plantation. Pilots produced inside Plantation live in Mistilteinn, also know as the "birdcage." Children live there knowing nothing of the outside world or the freedom of the sky. Their lives consist of battling to carry out missions. Their enemies are mysterious giant lifeforms known as Kyouryuu, and the children pilot robots called Franxx to face off against them. For the children, riding the Franxx proves their existence.A boy named Hiro is called Code:016, and he was once known as a prodigy. However, he has fallen behind, and his existence seems unnecessary. Not piloting a Franxx is the same as ceasing to exist. One day, a mysterious girl known as "Zero Two" appears before him. Two horns grow out of her head.

Warning: the following content contains spoilers!

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The 10 Best Episodes of DARLING in the FRANXX

DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E13

#1 - The Beast and the Prince (Season 1 - Episode 13)

In the deepest, darkest parts of a forest lived a strong and beautiful beast princess. Beckoned by the moonlight, she wandered into a land of humans, and in the moonlit garden of a small castle, she fell in love with a prince.

The episode was rated 8.79 from 140 votes.

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DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E15

#2 - Jian (Season 1 - Episode 15)

The fierce battle to take the Grand Crevasse begins, and Hiro is forced to watch from the sidelines. Zero Two may have left, but Squad 13 is still concerned about the way she fights.

The episode was rated 8.67 from 129 votes.

DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E21

#3 - For You, My Love (Season 1 - Episode 21)

There appears to be no escape from the impending destruction of Earth. But at the end of the world, Zero Two decides that she will keep her promise, no matter what.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 112 votes.

DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E6

#4 - DARLING in the FRANXX (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Ichigo, Goro, and the rest of Squad 13 engage in a battle far more dangerous than any they've fought before, all while having their mind preyed on by the fact that this will be Hiro's third ride with Zero Two.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 140 votes.

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DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E20

#5 - A New World (Season 1 - Episode 20)

Humanity's operation to wipe out the klaxosaurs once and for all begins, and APE sends Strelizia to take control of Star Entity, the enemy's biggest weapon. However, the klaxosaur princess has other ideas.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 102 votes.

DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E12

#6 - The Garden Where It All Began (Season 1 - Episode 12)

Squad 13 heads back to the Garden for testing, with Zero Two's emotional state worsening by the day. They run into Nine Alpha, who offers some insight about her, but the most revealing words come straight from the horse's mouth...

The episode was rated 8.01 from 114 votes.

DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E22

#7 - Stargazers (Season 1 - Episode 22)

Hiro is left shattered with an unresponsive Zero Two, and the children struggle to come to terms with the aftermath. Left all alone to battle for their survival, what path will they choose to take?

The episode was rated 7.98 from 104 votes.

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DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E19

#8 - Inhumanity (Season 1 - Episode 19)

Dr. Franxx confronts the APE brass about what they did to Kokoro and Mitsuru, and their attitude makes him reflect on his past, the choices he and humanity made, and the path they took.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 107 votes.

DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E14

#9 - Punishment and Confession (Season 1 - Episode 14)

The information regarding Hiro's condition changes the entire dynamic of Squad 13, much to Zero Two's chagrin. She only wants to speak to Hiro, but people stand in her way one after another.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 116 votes.

DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E24

#10 - Never Let Me Go (Season 1 - Episode 24)

While Hiro and Zero Two head to VIRM's home planet to defeat them, the rest of Squad 13 do their best to get life on Earth back on track.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 124 votes.

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DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E8

#11 - Boys ✕ Girls (Season 1 - Episode 8)

The boys get caught in a compromising situation, causing a rift within Squad 13. Will they be able to bridge this divide? And how will Zero Two react to the most human of spats?

The episode was rated 7.93 from 125 votes.

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DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E16

#12 - Days of Our Lives (Season 1 - Episode 16)

The parasites' living situation has changed drastically after the battle for Gran Crevasse. Zero Two's attitude toward them seems to have changed drastically, too.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 121 votes.

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DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E4

#13 - Flap Flap (Season 1 - Episode 4)

With the squad still feeling the aftershocks of the previous mission, things come to a head as the leaders run out of patience and decide to summon Strelizia back to the front lines.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 144 votes.

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DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E17

#14 - Eden (Season 1 - Episode 17)

Having seized Gran Crevasse, emissaries are sent out to demand the surrender of the klaxosaurs' leader. Meanwhile, the Nines visit Squad 13, and there a shocking discovery is made.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 110 votes.

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DARLING in the FRANXX - S1E1

#15 - Alone and Lonesome (Season 1 - Episode 1)

The land has fallen into ruin, and children represent the last hope for humanity. One of them, Hiro, fails to live up to that purpose and decides to walk away from it all.... until he meets a girl with horns.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 195 votes.

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Last updated: jan 28, 2023

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