Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-

10 Best Episodes of Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-

Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he's lost and confused in a new world where he doesn't even know left from right, the only person to reach out to him was a beautiful girl with silver hair. Determined to repay her somehow for saving him from his own despair, Subaru agrees to help the girl find something she's looking for.

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Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S1E15

#1 - The Outside of Madness (Season 1 - Episode 15)

Upon returning to Roswaal's mansion, Subaru is greeted by an unbelievable sight and wails that this was not what he wanted to happen. Stricken with despair, everything before Subaru starts to go white as, finally, he hears a voice: "You were too late."

The episode was rated 8.78 from 294 votes.

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#2 - A Wager That Defies Despair (Season 1 - Episode 21)


Subaru and Rem are at a loss for words. The battle against the White Whale, which seemed to be going in their favor through attrition, suddenly took on completely different proportions. With their tactical superiority and advantage quickly dwindling, the combined forces all but get tangled up in the threads of despair. That's when Subaru decides to yell out his next move...

The episode was rated 8.62 from 209 votes.

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#3 - Nefarious Sloth (Season 1 - Episode 23)

The group is making its way in the Mathers domain when suddenly everyone but Subaru disappears and a strange, suffocating atmosphere seeps through the forest. He quickly figures out it is nothing but an illusion, and with help from Julius on the other side, dispels the barrier for everyone caught in it. However, arriving at the village doesn't make convincing the residents to evacuate easy. Time is running out, and the invisible hand of sloth makes its presence at the back of Subaru's mind more and more nefarious.

The episode was rated 8.52 from 212 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S2E8

#4 - The Value of Life (Season 2 - Episode 8)


Subaru was caught and confined by Garfiel, but Otto shows up to rescue him. Garfiel can't leave the graveyard while Emilia is undergoing the trial, so Otto says this is their chance to get outside the barrier, but Subaru doesn't agree. However, after he learns that Ram will be helping them—that she has been ordered by Roswaal to help him, in fact—Subaru puts his escape on hold to have a talk with Roswaal.

The episode was rated 8.46 from 89 votes.

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#5 - Wilhelm van Astrea (Season 1 - Episode 20)

Subaru has devoted everything he had, and done all he could do. His passion has captured Crusch's heart, as well as Anastasia's cooperation, and they all enter into the battle against the White Whale together.

The episode was rated 8.44 from 204 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S2E11

#6 - The Taste of Death (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Subaru heads to Roswaal's mansion in hopes of finding out what's going on there and how he can fix it. He has Frederica and Petra evacuate to Arlam Village to protect them from Elsa's attack, then heads to Beatrice's forbidden library. He tries to get Beatrice out of the library, but her wishes don't align with his plans, and their discussion goes nowhere. Then, against all logic, Elsa finds her way into the forbidden library...

The episode was rated 8.40 from 87 votes.

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#7 - That's All This Story Is About (Season 1 - Episode 25)

Emilia is hurriedly ushered to the capital along with the villagers under the orders of a mysterious benefactor while escorted by a rag-tag group of individuals from various and opposing factions. She has but one question on her mind: who could this man be and why would he go so far? Meanwhile, Subaru and Julius face off against the Archbishop of Sin Betelgeuse for the ultimate time. Unfortunately, he is very persistent even beyond death, belying his nature of Sloth. Subaru is relentlessly chased while he catches up to Emilia to save her one last time and answer her question.

The episode was rated 8.36 from 223 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S1E9

#8 - The Meaning of Courage (Season 1 - Episode 9)


The scattered pieces of the puzzle finally come together, and Subaru realizes for certain that the shaman who cursed him is in the village at the foot of the mountains. He heads there with Ram and Rem and makes sure all the villagers touch him so that he can find out, with Beatrice's help, who cast the curse. But the truth he finds is not what he expected, and he finds himself rushing toward the village again...

The episode was rated 8.33 from 234 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S2E12

#9 - The Witches' Tea Party (Season 2 - Episode 12)

Subaru awakens in the graveyard with Emilia lying nearby. This time, he makes up his mind to save not only Emilia, but everyone in the Sanctuary and Roswaal's mansion from the threats that hang over them. Roswaal makes it clear that he will use Subaru's power to keep starting over by force if he has to, if it will allow him to achieve his own goal. What is driving Roswaal to go to such lengths? In search of the answer to this and many other questions, Subaru goes to see Echidna once again.

The episode was rated 8.32 from 90 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S1E7

#10 - Natsuki Subaru's Restart (Season 1 - Episode 7)


Standing before Subaru is someone he never expected. The truth of the attacker's identity leaves him bewildered, and he feels everything crumbling around him as he dies yet again. Then, for the fourth time, he awakes on his first day at the Roswaal mansion. This time, the night of the fourth day passes without incident, and Subaru is stunned as he greets the morning of the fifth day... but then the situation takes an unexpected turn.

The episode was rated 8.30 from 245 votes.

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#11 - The Self-Proclaimed Knight and the Greatest Knight (Season 1 - Episode 24)

Subaru devises a new plan to correct the mistake of the blank letter sent to the manor, encourage the evacuation of the villagers and move Emilia away from her current location. With these preparations complete, he enacts the second part of his plan designed to cut off the Fingers before severing the Unseen Hand once and for all.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 206 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S1E3

#12 - Starting Life from Zero in Another World (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Subaru attempts to buy the insignia from Felt and return it to Satella before Elsa arrives at the loot house... but Satella arrives before the negotiations are complete, and Elsa still attacks them.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 259 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S1E10

#13 - Fanatical Methods Like a Demon (Season 1 - Episode 10)

Subaru risked his life to save the children from a pack of Ulgarm, but he was so powerfully cursed that there could be no saving him. Even Beatrice is unable to undo the complex web of curses on him, and says he'll grow weak and die within half a day. The only way he can survive is if the entire Ulgarm pack is defeated, but time is not on his side. Subaru is ready to give up when he learns that Rem has gone into the forest by herself...

The episode was rated 8.24 from 228 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S1E11

#14 - Rem (Season 1 - Episode 11)


Knocked unconscious by Subaru's attack, Rem dreams of an event in her past that she and Ram would rather forget... a sin for which Rem feels she can never be forgiven. After waking up, she tells Subaru that she's just committed the same sin again. When the three of them are moments from being cornered by the Ulgarm pack, Subaru takes off to draw their attention so Ram and Rem can escape.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 236 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S2E9

#15 - Love Love Love Love Love Love You (Season 2 - Episode 9)

After being eaten alive by a herd of unknown creatures resembling rabbits, Subaru awakens in a half-maddened state next to Emilia in the graveyard. As he pounds his head against the rocky ground over and over in anguish, he finds himself invited once again to a witch's tea party. There, he tells Echidna about his Return by Death ability, something he has never been able to tell anyone before. Echidna then begins to tell Subaru about the witch who gave him this power and set him on this agonizing path.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 88 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S1E6

#16 - The Sound of Chains (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Subaru's first day at the Roswaal mansion begins for the third time. The first time, he grew weak and died of unknown reasons in his sleep, and the second time, he was killed by an attacker. The sound of chains that he heard as he died the second time replays in his mind, waking him in a terrified, cold sweat. He has no idea what the killer is after, let alone who it is, so he makes a plan to leave the mansion on the fourth night and watch for the attack to happen.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 244 votes.

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#17 - Battle Against the White Whale (Season 1 - Episode 19)

To save Emilia, Subaru approaches Crusch to negotiate the formation of an alliance. His terms are a bit difficult for Crusch to believe, but she can see that Subaru isn't lying.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 207 votes.

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#18 - Disgrace in the Extreme (Season 1 - Episode 17)


A mysterious figure appears before Subaru and his traveling companions. As the looming beast attacks with a deafening bellow amidst the darkness and fog, Rem determines that it will be too difficult to escape...

The episode was rated 8.10 from 217 votes.

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#19 - Reunion with the Witch (Season 1 - Episode 2)

After being attacked by someone the first time, sliced open by Elsa the second time, and stabbed in the back by punks the third time, Subaru should have been dead, but found himself back where he started in the same parallel world every time. He finally realizes he's acquired the power to go back to the time and place he started from, which he calls "Return by Death." In hopes of changing the fate awaiting Felt, Satella, Old Man Rom, and himself, Subaru takes off for the fourth time.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 260 votes.

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- - S1E8

#20 - I Cried, Cried My Lungs Out, and Stopped Crying (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Subaru's first day in Roswaal's mansion begins for the fifth time. Determined to save everyone this time, he makes it a point to keep his best smile on his face in order to earn the trust of the mansion's staff. But although he works his hardest to make them like him, his body begins to have trouble keeping up with his heart's intentions. Soon Emilia is unable to bear the sight of him struggling any longer and takes an unexpected action...

The episode was rated 8.08 from 234 votes.


Last updated: feb 02, 2023

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