Akame ga Kill! : Season 1

    • Air date: 07 Jul '14 24 episodes
      This merry band of assassins' newest member is Tatsumi, a naive boy from a remote village who had embarked on a journey to help his impoverished hometown and was won over by not only Night Raids ideals, but also their eresolve. Akame ga Kill follows Tatsumi as he fights the Empire and comes face-to-face with powerful weapon, enemy assassins, challenges to his own morals and values and ultimatedly, what it truly means to be an assassin with a cause.
  • List of Episodes (24)

    1. Kill the Darkness

    • Tatsumi heads for the capital despite warnings about the area's dark nature as he needs to raise money for his village. Shortly after arriving, Tatsumi is robbed by a woman and has to sleep in the streets. However, he is invited to the manor of a young rich girl named Aria. As he awaits his best friends, Sayo and Ieyasu, Tatsumi learns of an assassin group named Night Raid. One night, the group appears and starts killing Aria's family and their guards. Tatsumi faces Night Raid's Akame but their

    2. Kill the Authority

    • Tatsumi is taken to the Night Raid's secret hideout by Leone, in which he's introduced to the rest of the members of Night Raid--Bulat, Sheele, Mine, Najenda, Lubbock, and of course Akame, the latter of which who tried to kill him the previous night--and instantly formed distinct relationships with each one of them. While he didn't think much of Bulat, Sheele, Mine, Najenda, or Lubbock either way, he still got flustered around Leone all the time, and began to dislike Akame at first, both because

    3. Kill the Grudge

    • While dispatching an enemy force trying to invade their base, Tatsumi learns of Bulat's Imperial Arm, Demon Armor: Incursio. Later, he goes to wake up Mine, which leads to an embarrassing situation after he walks in on her changing. The two then go around shopping in the capital, and Tatsumi is angered to learn that was supposed to be his training. Shortly afterward, the two witness public executions, and Tatsumi learns of Mine's determination to survive. Later, Night Raid is sent on a mission

    4. Kill the Imperial Arms User

    • The unknown figure from the previous episode kills a girl by beheading her despite her pleas. Tatsumi is informed of the crazed former executioner of the largest dungeon in the kingdom (the unknown figure), who became addicted to cutting off heads and crazed for blood. He possesses a powerful Imperial Weapon, which every member of the Night Raid possesses in one form or another, and the Executioner's is in the form of a large green eye strapped to his forehead. It is revealed that when two

    5. Kill the Empty Dream

    • Tatsumi is jolted awake by a dream of Sayo and Ieyasu, and is surprised to find Sheele at his side. He then learns that she is going to be mentoring him for the day. After a strenuous training session, Tatsumi learns of Sheele's history, her perceived inability to be useful, and her reason for joining Night Raid, causing him to sympathize with her. During a meeting, he tries on Zank's Spectator, recovered after the events of the previous episode, but it rejects him. After learning more about the

    6. Kill Absolute Justice

    • Leone and Tatsumi storm the illustrious Red Light District to assassinate a gang of drug smugglers. Infiltrating a temple where the targets reside, they find a large room full of women being held captive by the gang, who incapacitates them with their drug. Enraged at this, they assassinate the gang and their clients. Meanwhile, after assassinating their own target, Sheele and Mine are ambushed by Seryu, who had been seeking out the former. During the battle, the two seem to overwhelm Seryu and

    7. Kill the Three Beasts - First Half

    • After Sheele has passed, the group have no other option than to get on with their lives. However, Tatsumi is still greatly affected by this but admires the way that Akame is so composed (only to find out, after a midnight confrontation, that she is everything but). The group shortly thereafter are tasked with bringing down a new threat; a group of skilled fighters who -under the command of Esdeath- are killing political opponents and trying to put the blame on the Night Raiders. Leone is tasked

    8. Kill the Three Beasts - Second Half

    • Liver and Bulat engage in a battle, while Tatsumi fights Nyau. Liver unleashes his Teigu, Black Marlin, which manipulates and controls preexisting liquid, and lands some attacks on Bulat, causing the latter's Incursio armor to gradually lose strength. Liver notices Bulat's determination despite this growing disadvantage and uses a special attack that finally wears out Incursio. Now without Incursio, Bulat decides to engage Liver in a sword fight. Liver tries recruiting Bulat to Esdeath's army,

    9. Kill the Lust for Combat

    • After taking a bath, Mine fully resolves to avenge the deaths of her comrades Sheele and Bulat. At the training grounds, Tatsumi and Lubbock are taking push-ups, with Akame and Leone respectively sitting on their backs. Najenda later tells Night Raid that she will be leaving to recruit new members and assigns Akame as temporary leader. At the Capital, Wave tries to make an impression as other Imperial Arms users, namely Kurome, Seryu, Dr. Stylish, Run, and Bols, come and introduce themselves one

    10. Kill the Seduction

    • Following Tatsumi's capture by Esdeath, Tatsumi is dragged along with Esdeath and the Jaegers to raid and destroy a bandit's fortress as a backup Jaeger. Esdeath forces Tatsumi to watch the destruction as part of his training. Afterwards, Esdeath tries to seduce Tatsumi in her bedroom, but Tatsumi resists the temptation and believes he can convince her to turn against the Empire. However, Esdeath slaps him and explains her motive of "survival of the fittest" as well as her being the one to

    11. Kill the Mad Scientist

    • Team Stylish carries out their attack on the Night Raid base, and multiple foot soldiers are killed during the assault, while Leone is incapacitated by a member named Trooma. One of the members, Toby, decides to duel Akame, and she is unable to fatally poison him with her Imperial Arm, Murasame, because his body is mostly machine due to it being installed with multiple weapons, but she is eventually able to kill him after he is impaled by Lubbock in an ambush. Meanwhile, Tatsumi fights Kaku,

    12. Kill the New Recruits

    • After Dr. Stylish's death Night Raid ventures into a Danger Beast-infested area so they can set up their new hideout. Najenda introduces Susanoo and Chelsea, the girl from the previous episode. After their introduction, Chelsea berates Night Raid for their incompetence, which she alleges led to Sheele and Bulat's deaths. Angered, Mine decides to teach Chelsea a lesson and recruits Lubbock and Tatsumi, the latter of whom uses Incursio to sneak on the hot spring where Chelsea is bathing. However,

    13. Kill the Hinderance

    • The prime minister assigns Esdeath to track down the Danger Beasts from the previous episode and kill them. Later, the Jaegars attack some of the Danger Beasts when they attack a wagon of supplies. The next day, Wave recalls the incident and notes that the present merchants were terrified of Bols despite his kind personality because of his otherwise fearsome appearance. However, Bols tells him that despite his personality, he had killed many people in the past, which understandably earned him a

    14. Kill the Giant Dangerous Beast

    • Esdeath's shock at seeing Tatsumi turns to delight, but the reunion cut short when Syura (the hooded man overseeing the activities of the new Danger Beasts) appears and uses his Shambala, an Imperial Arm that is capable of teleporting objects. Esdeath and Tatsumi are teleported to a remote island, where they are confronted by a gigantic modified Danger Beast created from Dr. Stylish's experiments. After it repels Esdeath's attacks, the Danger Beast is slain by Tatsumi. As night falls, Tatsumi

    15. Kill the Religion

    • Lubbock asks Tatsumi why he teleported Esdeath back to the mainland instead of leaving her on the island. However, Najenda responds that Esdeath would have escaped the island either way before revealing that she knows her personally. Meanwhile, Wave confronts Seryu about murdering three bandits who were suspected Night Raid members, but she brushes him off. Despite remarking that the Capital is twisted, Wave maintains his loyalty as a soldier. Later, Najenda tells Night Raid about Path of Peace,

    16. Kill the Dolls

    • Night Raid engages Bols and Kurome along with her puppets. Kurome draws first attack from her puppet Destaghoul, an ultra-class Danger Beast, who shoots a powerful beam and afterwards the hand-to-hand combat begins as Akame engages Bols and the puppet bodyguard Woll after a short melee with Kurome and their deceased friend turned puppet Natala, then Tatsumi against Apeman and Hentarr, Susanoo against Destaghoul, Leone against Rokgough, and Mine against the gunslinger Doya. Leone's left arm gets

    17. Kill the Curse

    • After the massive explosion set by Bols' Rubicante, everyone from Night Raid and Jaegers manage to stay alive. As Bols walks away, he still thinks about the Jaegers as his family and he must regroup with them as soon as possible. Bols meets a wounded girl and treats the wound with a bandage, but the girl responded of how many people does he burned with his Rubicante and it reveals as the disguised Chelsea, piercing a needle on Bols' nape. Bols crawls as he accepts his fate and the only thing he

    18. Kill the Demons

    • Night Raid enters the city of Kyoroch, which is the headquarters for Path of Peace. The prime minister orders the Jaegers to protect Borick, who simultaneously sets the four "Koukenji Rakshasa Demons" on the offensive. Kurome, still recovering from her previous battle, continues on with her mission in order to not be disposed of. Lubbock, intending to meet with a spy from the city, is attacked by two of the Demons, Sten and Mez. Akame fights against another of the Demons, Ibara, whom she

    19. Kill Fate

    • Night Raid plans to infiltrate the palace during Path of Peace's anniversary festival. Mine and Tatsumi are assigned as a diversion, and the two are eventually driven to the city's edge, where Seryu spots and recognizes them. She attacks the pair alongside the last member of the Four Rakshasa Demons, Suzuka. Mine manages to slice Seryu and Coro in half, but Seryu retaliates by setting off a suicide bomb implanted in her head. Exhausted, Mine struggles to escape the bomb, but is saved by Tatsumi,

    20. Kill Pandemonium

    • The prime minister creates an elite unit headed by his son, Syura. Despite reassuring Wave of her health, Kurome collapses and falls unconscious. Night Raid plan to invade the capital's palace to kill the prime minister; Mine and Leone investigate tunnels underneath the capital, while Najenda, Susanoo, and Akame meet with resistance spies. In order to support the Revolutionary Army's break-in from within the palace, Tatsumi and Lubbock covertly meet up with a member of the resistance, but are

    21. Kill the Despair

    • Esdeath implores Tatsumi to join her side but he refuses, so she resolves to execute him. Mine is about to sneak out to rescue Tatsumi on her own, but Akame, Leone and Najenda intercept her, and decide to accompany her. At the execution site, just as Esdeath is about to kill Tatsumi, the remaining members of Night Raid attack. Budo fights Leone and Mine, Najenda and Susanoo confront Esdeath, and Akame faces the Imperial Guard to retrieve Incursio. With Leone paralyzed by Budo's lightning-based

    22. Kill the Little Sister

    • Even with Esdeath's efforts, the Revolutionary Army draws close to the capital, where the people start rebelling as well. Meanwhile, Kurome knows that she does not have much time left and sends a message to Akame, challenging her to a duel. Tatsumi attempts to dissuade her, but she leaves to confront her sister nonetheless. Once they meet, Kurome expresses all of her resentment for being left behind when Akame defected to Night Raid. Then, they begin fighting, but a giant beast interrupts their

    23. Kill the Emperor

    • Now with only four members left in their ranks, Night Raid decides to start their final mission to assassinate the prime minister. While Najenda leads the Revolutionary Army into the capital, Tatsumi, Akame, and Leone break into the palace, where they are confronted by Run. Leone stays behind to fight Run while Akame and Tatsumi push forward to the throne room. Refusing to listen their pleas, the Emperor activates Shwarzentazer, the Ultimate Imperial Arm, which reveals itself as a towering

    24. Akame ga Kill!: The Final Battle

    • With the Empire all but defeated, Esdeath still refuses to surrender and challenges Akame to a duel. With all of her attacks deflected, Akame is forced to unleash her Imperial Arm's trump-card by poisoning her own body with it, increasing her abilities and making a comeback to the point of wounding Esdeath's left arm. As a result, Esdeath cuts it off to prevent the poison from spreading through her body. With no time left to act, Akame puts all of her efforts into one final strike, forcing