The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Best Episodes

10 Best Episodes of The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, Kusuo Saiki finds this so-called blessing to be nothing but a curse. As all the inconveniences his powers cause constantly pile up, all Kusuo aims for is an ordinary, hassle-free life—a life where ignorance is bliss.

Written by Sophie and last updated on sep 16, 2022.

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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S1E7

#15 - Reign of the Small King + Frolic! Silent Night + Noisy New Year's (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Are you a cat person? Or a dog person? As for Saiki, he couldn't care less. So what will he do when he encounters a cat in trouble? It’s the Christmas season. Saiki’s family is having a Christmas party at home. When he gets home, he finds a surprise guest waiting for him. It’s New Year’s Day. The Saiki family is visiting a shrine to say prayers. Saiki’s wish is to spend a quiet time at home during the New Year’s holidays. Will it be answered? Kurumi and Kuniharu get excited to see that Kusuo has so many friends, and end up inviting them over to their house for New Year’s. It seems that Kuniharu’s efforts to undo the damage of his wife’s mistake of spilling the beans about Kusuo having psychic powers didn’t work after all. Now Kusuo has to do something to rectify this situation.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 50 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S1E17

#14 - Kaidou's Suspicion + No Intervention Needed?! Nendou vs. Kaidou + The Worst Part-Timer + Fierce Run! Runners Psi! (Season 1 - Episode 17)


After Kaidou witnesses an incident between Kuboyasu and some delinquents, he becomes suspicious that Kuboyasu may be a delinquent. On a different occasion, Saiki, Kaidou and Kuboyasu find out that Nendou is working part time.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 40 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S1E18

#13 - Teruhashi's Second Visit to the Saiki Residence + It's a Piece of Cake! The Straw Millionaire + Transformation! Super Size + He Should Repeat the Grade + Max Excitement! Karaoke Party (Season 1 - Episode 18)

On the pretense of taking cooking lessons from Saiki's mother, Teruhashi visits Saiki's house only to find herself in a difficult situation. On a different occasion, Saiki's class holds a karaoke party in order to make good memories together.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 38 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S1E11

#12 - Jump! Cyborg Cider-Man No. 2 + Industry-Leading, Top-Ranking Company?! Father’s Job + Cider-Man No. 2 vs. The Lemonade Fiend + Kusuo Saiki’s Holiday + Kusuo Saiki’s Woman Troubles (Season 1 - Episode 11)


When Saiki sees a boy’s balloon flying away, he uses his psychic powers to jump high and get it back for him. The boy thinks that Saiki is his favorite hero, Cider-man No. 2, and starts following him. When Kuniharu is late for work, he asks Saiki to teleport him to his office. After being bribed with a coffee jello, Saiki teleports him to work. Once there, Saiki ends up going to the office with Kuniharu to check the place out. Just when Saiki thinks that he can have a quiet, relaxing day, his neighbor Yuuta stops by and wants to watch the Cider-man Blu-ray with him. There’s a festival going on, and Saiki goes to check it out. He tries to keep a low profile as usual, but his telepathy isn’t of much use to him because of the huge crowd. Teruhashi and Yumehara run into each other at a cafe and decide to sit together and talk. Then the subject of who they like comes up...

The episode was rated 8.07 from 42 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S2E8

#11 - A Totally Bad News Transfer Student Appears! + Escape the Aural Sight! + The Circumstances of Delicate Children + Another Time Leap Challenge! + The Disastrous Life of Kokomi Teruhashi (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Sexy student Mikoto Aiura transfers in and impresses everyone with her fortunetelling. Saiki realizes she may be the real deal and thus his rival.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 26 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S2E12

#10 - A Strong Declaration of Friendship + The Best Wing Girl!? + The Adventures of Riki Jr. No. 2, Small and Smart + The Disastrous Life of Hiroshi Satou + Trim a Bit off the Sides (Season 2 - Episode 12)


The Sky Barracuda ship is finally complete. The team is ready to take off but soon realize they are lacking something very important and necessary.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 29 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S1E4

#9 - Please Make Me Your Apprentice! + Psychic Medium in the Class Next Door + Kineshi Hairo, in Search of Lumber + Home Alone Disaster + Crisis in Three-Month Relationship (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Saiki receives a letter from someone claiming to know that he’s a psychic and wishing to be his apprentice. This person also claims to have special abilities of their own. Saiki hears his classmates talking about a new student in the class next to theirs. Of course, that student turns out to be Reita Toritsuka, the psychic medium that wishes to be his apprentice. After school, Hairo asks Saiki to help him finish up making the entry gate for the school’s Sports Day. However, they discover that the arch and pedestal are broken and Hairo won’t rest until it has been fixed. Saiki’s parents leave for a wedding, and now Saiki’s got the house all to himself. Noticing how messy the house is, he starts to clean up, only to discover something truly terrifying. Saiki gets worried when he notices that Chiyo Yumehara has been eyeing him again. When he learns that things aren’t going well between her and her boyfriend Takeru, he decides to help mend their relationship.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 48 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S2E14

#8 - The Saiko Family's Greatest Trial + Psychic Sidekicks + The Occult Club's Final Scream Scheme + Love Score Showdown + The Master Artist's Classroom (Season 2 - Episode 14)


Forced to survive for 24 hours without relying on his rich family, Metori Saiko enlists the help of Nendo and the others.

The episode was rated 8.12 from 26 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S1E8

#7 - The Scariest! Mr. Matsuzaki + Chocolate Festival + Absolutely the Worst! Nendou’s Father + Totally Trusting! Kurumi Saiki + Telepathy Silencer (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Many students at Saiki’s school can’t stand Mr. Matsuzaki, their PE teacher. When he confiscates some of their things, a group of students decides to get back at him. It’s Valentine’s Day, and the guys are all anxious to see how many chocolates they’ll get. Toritsuka, who’s trying to be nice to girls for this day, asks Saiki to foresee if he’ll get any chocolates. Nendou comes by Saiki’s house to ask him to come check out a big hole he dug. Saiki evades this bad situation by pretending to be out. However, his problem isn’t quite over yet. Saiki’s mom Kurumi is so trusting that she gets easily taken in by salesmen. Today, she purchases bottled water that she’s told has mysterious powers. After coming across a ring that cancels his telepathy, Saiki decides to go someplace where he’s always wanted to go if he lost his telepathy: a movie theater.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 46 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S2E18

#6 - Touma Akechi, the Transfer Student Who Never Shuts Up + The Transfer Student's Still Talking! + Sweet Potato Digging Disaster + Putting the Mascot Characters in Order + Metori Saiko's Listless Days (Season 2 - Episode 18)


New student Toma Akechi joins the class but there's something about him that's different from the other transfers, besides his extreme verbosity. Just as they get him to shut up, he starts talking non-stop about Saiki...being a physic!

The episode was rated 8.17 from 29 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S1E24

#5 - Talent Blossoms?! Melancholy of a Popular Magician + An Exercise in Runaway Delusion + Break-time Disaster + Crushed! Surprise Party (Season 1 - Episode 24)

The "amazing" magician Uryoku Chouno has become popular and sends Saiki an invitation to his solo magic show. On a different occasion, the usual gang is planning to hold a surprise birthday party for Saiki.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 37 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S2E11

#4 - An Ugly Bolt Out of the Blue + Conceal Your Hidden Power! + A Fight Between the Two Worst People + A Miraculously Average Guy Appears! + Disaster in the Library Room (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Nendo gets a love letter from a freshman coed and Saiki figures it's a prank, but he soon realizes she's serious. Nendo, being Nendo, wants to say no.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 29 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S1E12

#3 - Okinawa School Trip (Part 1) (Season 1 - Episode 12)

Saiki’s class goes on a school trip to Okinawa. The rest of the class is excited to go on the trip, but for Saiki, it's just one problem after another.

The episode was rated 8.26 from 39 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S2E17

#2 - He's Back! The Brother's Five Directives + Let's Go to the Zoo! + The Disastrous Work of a New Manga Author + The Disastrous Lives of the Kaidou Brothers + A Girl's Makeover (Season 2 - Episode 17)


Saiki receives an explosive surprise from his brother Kusuke, who has a challenge for him. If Saiki fails, Kusuke will expose him as a psychic to the world via firework.

The episode was rated 8.41 from 27 votes.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. - S2E9

#1 - Psychics Should Exercise Extreme Caution + The Psychic Circus of Dreams + Hope You Get Well Soon! (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Saiki's managed to escape identification by Aiura by hiding his aura, but she's not about to give up on her search for the mysterious "S. K."

The episode was rated 8.42 from 31 votes.

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