The anime version of Nurarihyon no Mago is split into two seasons. Both are produced by Studio DEEN and air in Japan on Yomiuri TV, Tokyo MX, Chukyo TV and nationwide on BS11. They are also licensed and simulcast online by Viz Media in the United States via Hulu.

The first season, simply titled Nurarihyon no Mago (ぬらりひょんの孫; English "Nurarihyon's Grandchild"), or Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan by Viz, covers the manga's storyline from the Gyūki Arc up to the Shikoku Arc. It was directed by Junji Nishimura and initially aired from July 5, 2010 to December 27, 2010.

The second season, titled Nurarihyon no Mago: Sennen Makyō (ぬらりひょんの孫 千年魔京; English "Millenium Demon Capital"), or Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan - Demon Capital by Viz, covers the manga's storyline from the Jami Arc onwards. It was directed by Michio Fukuda and initially aired from July 3, 2011.


Nurarihyon no Mago Edit

Nurarihyon no Mago
# Episode Title Japanese Airdate
1 Becoming the Lord of Pandemonium July 3, 2010
2 Poison Wings Flutter in the Bamboo Thicket July 11, 2010
3 Yura Keikain and the Kiyojuji Paranormal Patrol July 18, 2010
4 The Rat of Darkness Devours the Cat July 25, 2010
5 Red Plum Blossoms On the Demons' Mountain August 1, 2010
6 A Trap is Set on the Evil Mountain August 10, 2010
7 Darkness Moves on the Night of the New Moon August 17, 2010
8 Cold-Blooded Umewakamaru! August 24, 2010
9 Gyuki's Beloved Nura Clan August 31, 2010
10 The Demon Mirror Devours the Fruit September 6, 2010
11 The Vanguard Wind Blows from the West September 13, 2010
12 Tamazuki and the Seven Shadows September 20, 2010
12.5 Lord Gyuki's Rebellion: The Whole Story September 27, 2010
13 The Inugamigyobu Tanuki Tamazuki's Beckoning September 27, 2010
14 Fierce Fire and Sudden Rain  October 1, 2010
15 The Fighting Girls October 11, 2010
16 The Sublime Spirit Burns Crimson  October 18, 2010
17 Natsumi and Lord Senba October 25, 2010
18 The Evil Dog Howls at the Ruins November 1, 2010
19 The Curtain Falls in the Darkness November 8, 2010
20 The 7:3 Pledge of Loyalty November 15, 2010
21 Towards the Sunrise November 22, 2010
22 Darkness and Ice December 6, 2010
23 Devil's Hammer December 13, 2010
24 The Moon in the Sky December 20, 2010
24.5 The Afterglow of Youth December 27, 2010

Nurarihyon no Mago: Sennen Makyō (Season 2) Edit

Nurarihyon no Mago: Sennen Makyou
Image Episode Title Air Date #
SM Episode 001
Awakening, the Nura Clan's Third Heir

覚醒、奴良組三代目 Kakusei, Nuragumi Sandaime

July 3, 2011 01
In Rikuo's past, Rikuo's father Nura Rihan is seen walking with a five-year-old Rikuo and a mysterious black-haired woman. As Rikuo runs ahead, Rihan stops to observe his surroundings; suddenly, the woman stabs him from behind, killing him, while Rikuo can only look on in shock. Three years later, Rikuo is shown playing pranks on his yōkai family and learning the yōkai art of "dine-and-dash" with his grandfather, the Supreme Commander Nurarihyon. In a meeting with the yōkai leaders of the Nura Clan, the Supreme Commander made an official announcement, declaring that his grandson would become the next heir; however, Rikuo is against this due to an encounter with his friends, who claimed that all yōkai are evil, and upon hearing the evil deeds of the clan leaders towards humans. On the way home from school, his classmates were involved in an accident on their bus, the cause being a group of yōkai from the Nura clan that sends children to the depths of hell. In order to save them, Rikuo transforms into Night Rikuo for the first time and leads his own Night Parade of a Hundred Demons, claiming to all that he would become the Third Heir of the Nura Clan and declaring that he will protect humans.
SM Episode 002
Their Justice

二人の正義 Futari no Seigi

July 10, 2011 02
Kekain Ryūji (brother of Kekain Yura) and Kekain Mamiru went to Ukiyoe Town to find Yura. During the search, they encounter Aotabō and manage to defeat him. Meanwhile, the Kiyojūji Parananormal Patrol is having another yōkai search, but they realize that lately Yura is not attending in school. They decide to search for her instead. Rikuo finds her training herself in an abandoned place. Moments later, Kekain Ryūji appears. He realizes that Rikuo is a Yōkai. At first, Yura doesn't believe her brother and tries to protect Rikuo but she is defeated. Seeing it made Rikuo decide to transform into his "Night" self to help his friend.
SM Episode 003
Yura Keikain's Assent

花開院ゆらの納得 Keikain Yura no Nattoku

July 17, 2011 03
The battle between Ryūji and Rikuo begins. Ryūji uses his ultimate weapon, and challenges Rikuo that if he manages to survive in three minutes, there might be a chance that Rikuo might win. Rikuo manages to survive but he is severely injured. Believing that Rikuo can't move as fast as before, Ryūji attacks him but he gets tricked by Rikuo, who slashes him. Mamiru suddenly attacks in order to protect Ryūji, but Rikuo's trusted comrades appear to protect their master. Surprisingly, Ryūji gets up and asks himself why he isn't wounded. He realizes that Rikuo uses a sword that only slices a yōkai. He decides to leave the battle between them and told Yura why he was there. After the battle, Yura asks Rikuo whether he is a human or not. He replies that he is a human by day and a yōkai by night but still the same Nura, even if he does seem different.
SM Episode 004
Nurarihyon and Yōhime

ぬらりひょんと珱姫 Nurarihyon to Yōhime

July 24, 2011 04
400 years ago, the Nura clan was starting to become the most fearful group in the land, they're different from the others because their protecting humans as well as gaining fear from the Yōkai clan's and Ayakashi that live to eat the liver of a new born babies, priests, priestesses and noble persons. In this era, there was a beautiful princess named Yōhime, she is said to be God's gift because of her power to cure any kinds of disease. The princess' power was abused by her father; all people that wanted to get cured needed to pay high amounts of money, because of this, Yōhime was unable to see the outside world. Soon enough the news spread, she became the new target of Kyōto Yōkai. They wanted to offer her liver to their master Hagoromo Gitsune. Nurarihyon heard about Yōhime and became interested in her, he went to Yōhime's place and proved that rumors were true: she is beautiful and can cure wounds, at that time he asks Yōhime to become his girlfriend. Every night Nurarihyon went to visit Yōhime. One night Nurarihyon took Yōhime outside the mansion and went to their hideout, to introduce Yōhime to his comrades. To their surprise, Nurarihyon asked her to become husband and wife. Yōhime does not answer, instead said not to go again in the mansion. Next night Yōhime's mansion was attacked by Yōkai, and all of the Onmyōji looking after her were killed, only one survived. Nurarihyon arrived wondering what happened and he found out that Yōhime was been captured by Hagoromo Gitsune's clan.
SM Episode 5
Connecting Back to the Present

今へと繋ぐ Ima e to Tsunagu

July 31, 2011 05
Nurarihyon hurriedly went to Ōsaka Castle to save Yōhime. He challenge Hagoromo Gitsune and her clan, he manage to defeat her with the help of his comrades and Hidemoto (13th head of Kekain Family). After, Nurarihyon became "The Lord of Pandemonium" and his clan the most powerful of all. Yōhime realized that she was in love with Nurarihyon and decided to stay by his side for her entire life.
SM Episode 6
The Tōno Story

遠野・物語 Tōno Monogatari

August 7, 2011 06
Rikuo was desperate to go Kyōto to save Yura and revenge the death of his father, that's why Nurarihyon leaves no choice but to sent his grandson at Tōno Village to trained him and improve his power to the next level, because he will never defeat Hagoromo Gitsune in his current ability and worst, he might die by only going at Kyōto. In the village, he met new friends that helped him discover his own self as a powerful yōkai nurarihyon.
SM Episode 007
Kyōka Suigetsu

鏡花水月 Kyōka Suigetsu

August 14, 2011 07
Rikuo's training continues. At the same time, the Kyōto Yōkai members Kidōmaru, Danki, and Gyūriki came to Tōno Village, they offered Akagappa (leader of the village) to help Hagoromo Gitsune fulfill her goal but of course Akagappa refuse. The Kyōto Yōkai are preparing to leave the place, accidentally, they saw Rikuo and attempt to kill him. During the fight, Rikuo realize what is the real power of yōkai nurarihyon and manage to cut the fear of his enemy. The enemies retreat and leaving a message that they will see each other again and in that time they will surely defeat him together with his clan and all onmyōji. The invasion of Hagoromo Gitsune is finally start.
Hagoromo Gitsune Invades to Annihilate Kyōto

羽衣狐京都全滅侵攻 Hagoromo Gitsune Kyōto Zenmetsu Shinkō

August 21, 2011 08
At the Seiji Temple, the 5th seal broked, only three seals left to achieve the goal of Hagoromo-Gitsune. Yura and Mamiru was under the hard training of Ryūji while the other onmyōji, Akifusa, Masatsugu, and Pato, the guardian of Nijō Castle (1st seal), Shōkoku-ji Temple (2nd seal), & Rokukin-ji Temple (3rd seal) are doing their ultimate plan to kill Hagoromo Gitsune. After hearing that skilled onmyōji are taken down one by one, Rikuo decide to go back in the Nura Clan together with his new friends they need to meet his night parade of demons and gain powerful comrades that will come him in Kyōto.
SM Episode 009
The Grey Onmyōji

灰色の陰陽師 Haiiro no Onmyōji

August 28, 2011 09
Tsurara and Aotabō reached Kyōto as they meet Yura, who rescues the Kiyojūji Paranormal Patrol from a Kyōto Yōkai attack. Meanwhile the Shōkoku-ji Temple (2nd seal) is under attack from unexpected enemy, Akifusa! Yura comes to reinforced the second seal defence and almost got killed by Akifusa but Ryūji intervenes and begins to fight Akifusa.
SM Episode 010

破軍 Hagun

September 4, 2011 10
Ryūji defeats Akifusa, but was shock when he discovered that Akifusa was possessed by Minagoroshi Jizo, who quickly stabs Ryūji's right leg. Hagoromo Gitsune and her night parade then appears to scene and ordered Jizo (possessing Akifusa) to kill Ryūji, but was saved by Yura who uses the Hagun technique (however she doesn't know how to use it). This causes the possessed Akifusa to remembered his jealousy of Yura. In a flashback; Hagoromo Gitsune took the advantage of this and order Jizo to possessed Akifuse and uses the possessed Akifuse to destroy Keikain barriers. As the flashback ends; Hidemoto appears and guides Yura in using the technique which purges the possessed Akifusa. Hidemoto then makes a smokes screen to allow Yura and other onmyōji to retreat from the second seal area due the disadvantageous situation. Meanwhile, conflict broke out between Itaku and Kubinashi on the flying ship, Takarabune as they are moving toward Kyōto.
SM Episode 011
Battle in the Skies Over Kyōto

京上空の戦い Kyōjōkū no Tatakai

September 11, 2011 11
SM Episode 012
Dearest Wish

宿願 Shukugan

September 18, 2011 12
SM Episode 013
The Millenium Demon Capital of Destiny

因縁の千年魔京 Innen no Sennen Makyō

September 25, 2011 13


SM Episode 014
The Maze: A Forest of Torii

迷宮・鳥居の森 Meikyū, Torii no Mori

October 2, 2011 14
SM Episode 015
An Ayakashi You Must Not Encounter

絶対に遭遇してはならない妖 Zettai ni Sōgūshite wa Naranai Ayakashi

October 9, 2011 15
SM Episode 016
Sinking into Darkness...

闇に沈む… Yami ni Shizumu...

October 16, 2011 16
SM Episode 017
Their Past

二人の過去 Futari no Kako

October 23, 2011 17
SM Episode 18
The Godly Skill of Wearing Your Hyakki

百鬼纏う御業 Hyakki Matou Miwaza

October 30, 2011 18
SM Episode 19
Entrust Everything to Me

全部あずけろ Zenbu Azukero

November 6, 2011 19
SM Episode 20
Bonds Across His Back

背中越しの絆 Senaka-goshi no Kizuna

November 13, 2011 20
SM Episode 21
The Cycle of Rebirth

輪廻の環 Rinne no Wa

November 20, 2011 21
SM Episode 22

誕生 Tanjō

November 27,2011 22
SM Episode 23
Fragments of Recollection

追憶の欠片 Tsuioku no Kakera

December 4, 2011 23
SM Episode 24
The Dark Banquet

暗黒の宴 Ankoku no Utage

December 11, 2011 24
SM Episode 25
Rikuo, Making a Declaration

リクオ、宣言す Rikuo, Sengensu

December 18, 2011 25
SM Episode 26
The Millenium Demon Capital of Heaven and Earth

乾坤の千年魔京 Kenkon no Sennen Makyō

December 25, 2011 26



Nurarihyon no Mago: Special
Image Episode Title Air Date #
Special Cover Nurarihyon no Mago ~ A Fierce Grand Soccer Rally! The Nura Clan W Cup!!~
ぬらりひょんの孫~激闘大フットサル大会! 奴良組Wカップ!!~

Nurarihyon no Mago ~ Gekitō dai futtosaru taikai! Nuragumi W Kappu!!~
December 18, 2010 #Special
It contains the final soccer match between Rikuo's team the "Parade of the Six Ghosts" and Gyūki's team the "Mad Bull". Which team can win the W cup and play the game fair.

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