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  • TV-14
  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 7.9  (16,690)

Kill la Kill is an action-packed anime series that premiered in 2013 on MBS. The series follows the life of a high school student named Ryuko Matoi (voiced by Ami Koshimizu), who is on a mission to find her father's killer. Along the way, Ryuko discovers a powerful school uniform that gives her enhanced strength and agility. With the help of her new found abilities, Ryuko begins a quest to uncover the truth behind her father's death.

The series is set in a fictional Japanese high school called Honnouji Academy, which is run by the ruthless student council president Satsuki Kiryuin (voiced by Ryoka Yuzuki). Satsuki oversees the academy with an iron fist and is viewed as a dictator by the student body. The students at Honnouji Academy are ranked by the uniforms they wear, with the higher ranked uniforms granting greater power and status.

Ryuko quickly becomes embroiled in a power struggle between Satsuki and her elite Four Heavenly Kings, who are tasked with enforcing the hierarchy at Honnouji Academy. Ryuko's quest for vengeance leads her to fight against Satsuki and the Four Heavenly Kings, as well as other powerful opponents who seek to control the school and its students.

Throughout the series, Ryuko's strength grows with each battle she faces. She learns to master her school uniform, which can transform into different shapes and weapons, and eventually gains allies in the form of her fellow students and a group of rebels who are fighting against Satsuki's regime.

The series is known for its over-the-top action scenes, exaggerated characters, and vibrant animation style. The show's creator, Hiroyuki Imaishi, is also known for his work on other popular anime series such as Gurren Lagann and Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt.

Additionally, the series explores themes of power, control, and identity. The school uniforms in Kill la Kill represent different levels of power and status, with the highest-ranking uniforms granting near godlike abilities. The show also deals with the idea of identity and how one's clothing choices can influence how they are perceived by others.

Kill la Kill also features a talented voice cast, including Toshihiko Seki as the mysterious teacher Aikuro Mikisugi, Aya Suzaki as Ryuko's friend and ally Mako Mankanshoku, and Shinichiro Miki as Satsuki's loyal enforcer, Nui Harime. The series also features music by Japanese rock band, Eir Aoi, who provide the show's opening and closing theme songs.

Overall, Kill la Kill is a thrilling anime series that is full of action, humor, and heart. It is a must-watch for fans of action-packed anime, and is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats from beginning to end.

Kill la Kill is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (33 episodes). The series first aired on October 3, 2013.

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The Girl Can't Help It
33. The Girl Can't Help It
May 30, 2015
Summary not available
Don't Stop Me Now
32. Don't Stop Me Now
May 16, 2015
Summary not available
Ride Like the Wind
31. Ride Like the Wind
May 9, 2015
Summary not available
If Only I Had Thorns Like a Thistle
30. If Only I Had Thorns Like a Thistle
May 2, 2015
Ryuko Matoi transfers into Honnouji Academy, a high school dominated by its fearsome student council, who wear powerful Goku Uniforms that grant them superhuman abilities. Searching for clues to her father's murder, Ryuko confronts the student council president, Satsuki Kiryuin, saying she is looking for the owner of the other half of a giant scissor blade she wields.
Spit Your Sadness Away
29. Spit Your Sadness Away
April 25, 2015
Summary not available
I'm Not Your Cute Woman
28. I'm Not Your Cute Woman
April 19, 2015
Ryuko defeats Jakuzure before her battle with Uzu Sanageyama.
	I Want to Know More About You
27. I Want to Know More About You
April 11, 2015
Summary not available
26. Junketsu
February 22, 2015
Ryuko wants answers and gets pushy in order to receive them.
So Sexy She Might Pass Out
25. So Sexy She Might Pass Out
February 15, 2015
Ryuko quickly leaves Honnouji Academy after becoming extremely fatigued from battle. She barely makes it out before collapsing in the street.
Past the Infinite Darkness
24. Past the Infinite Darkness
March 27, 2014
The final confrontation is at hand! Will Ragyo and Nui bring on the end of the world, or will Ryuko and the others be able to stop them?
Imitation Gold
23. Imitation Gold
March 20, 2014
The ongoing battle presses towards Honnouji Academy, but Ragyo and the Original Life Fiber stand in the way. Ryuko and Satsuki set off to face them, leaving Nudist Beach's defense to... Mako?! Meanwhile, a crazed Nui continues working feverishly!
Tell Me How You Feel
22. Tell Me How You Feel
March 14, 2014
A surprising turn of events catches Nui Harime off guard and gives Nudist Beach a chance to regroup and plan their next step in the fight against Ragyo. But will Ryuko and Satsuki be able to settle their recent conflicts?
21. Incomplete
March 6, 2014
Ryuko's rampage continues, and thanks to Ragyo and Nui she has an unexpected new ally. With Satsuki as the target, will the Elite Four and Nudist Beach be able to withstand the onslaught?
Far from the Madding Crowd
20. Far from the Madding Crowd
February 27, 2014
Ryuko is awake and she's not happy. Intent on killing Ragyo and Nui, she heads out, leaving her allies behind. Without her power, Nudist Beach must decide what their next step is, but a new piece of intel spurs them to action!
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
19. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
February 20, 2014
A startling revelation turns Ryuko's world upside down! But she's not the only one in turmoil, as Satsuki, the Elite Four and the members of Nudist Beach are left scrambling in the aftermath of the Honnouji Academy Cultural & Sports Grand Festival!
Into the Night
18. Into the Night
February 13, 2014
The Honnouji Academy Cultural & Sports Grand Festival comes to a very unexpected end! Battle lines are drawn and Ryuko must decide who is friend and who is foe. But will she have the power to resist the power of the Life Fiber?
Tell Me Why
17. Tell Me Why
February 6, 2014
Preparations are underway for the Honnouji Academy Cultural & Sports Grand Festival! The school is in a fervor as Ragyo Kiryuin will be attending, but what are her and Satsuki's real intentions for the event?
The Girl Can't Help It
16. The Girl Can't Help It
January 30, 2014
The Tri-City Schools Raid Trip is returning to Honnouji Academy, when Satsuki Kiryuin is unexpectedly summoned home. Meanwhile, Ryuko begins to learn the truth behind the series of events that brought her and Senketsu together.
Don't Stop Me Now
15. Don't Stop Me Now
January 23, 2014
Satsuki Kiryuin joins the front line of Osaka to battle Kaneo Takarada, the heir to the Takarada Conglomerate. Using the influence of money, Takarada rallies the locals to fight, but Satsuki is suspicious there is another power behind the city's defense.
Ride Like the Wind
14. Ride Like the Wind
January 16, 2014
The Tri-City Schools Raid Trip has commenced! The three-pronged attack on the Kansai region is off to an interesting start, with some unusual defenses to overcome. But what part will Ryuko be able to play, with Senketsu in the hands of the enemy?
Crazy for You
13. Crazy for You
January 9, 2014
Honnouji Academy is mobilizing for the Tri-City Schools Raid Trip! But after her recent rampage, Ryuko is moping in bed, unwilling to fight. However, Shinjiro Nagita, formerly with the Newspaper Club, is determined to get her back into uniform!
Spit Your Sadness Away
12. Spit Your Sadness Away
December 19, 2013
Ryuko comes face to face with her father's killer, but can she contain her rage? Mako and the Elite Four look on as she rampages on, coming closer and closer to death. Will Satsuki or anyone else be able to stop her?
I'm Not Your Cute Woman
11. I'm Not Your Cute Woman
December 12, 2013
Ryuko's battle against the Elite Four takes to the skies! Meanwhile, more spectators converge on Honnouji Academy. But who is the mysterious girl strolling through town and what secrets does she hold?
I Want to Know More About You
10. I Want to Know More About You
December 5, 2013
The second battle against the Elite Four begins! How will Ryuko defeat Houka Inumuta, who is using the data he's collected to predict her every move? Watching the action, Mako and her family deal with a few surprises of their own!
A Once in a Lifetime Chance
9. A Once in a Lifetime Chance
November 28, 2013
The final round of Honnouji Academy's Naturals Election is about to begin and the Elite Four all want to be the first to fight Ryuko. Her homeroom teacher, Aikuro Mikisugi, is concerned if she'll be able to make it through one fight, let alone all four!
I'll Wipe My Own Tears
8. I'll Wipe My Own Tears
November 21, 2013
Satsuki Kiryuin reveals her plan to rebuild Honnouji Academy's order, a free-for-all whose survivors will be able to regain their Goku Uniforms. Despite the resulting chaos, Ryuko and Mako go for a ride, only to wind up in an unexpected situation!
A Loser I Can't Hate
7. A Loser I Can't Hate
November 14, 2013
After defeating another group of clubs, Ryuko notices her opponents are becoming more and more absurd. Mako points out the reward for beating her is a Three-Star Goku Uniform and a higher quality of life, which prompts Ryuko to come up with a plan.
Don't Toy Me On a Whim
6. Don't Toy Me On a Whim
November 7, 2013
Weighed down by recent events, Ryuko demands answers from her homeroom teacher, Aikuro Mikisugi. In the meanwhile, Uzu Sanageyama, Honnouji Academy's Athletic Committee Chair and on the Elite Four, makes a demand of his own... to challenge Ryuko to a duel!
5. Trigger
October 31, 2013
A mysterious man arrives at Honnouji Academy and quickly proves himself to be more than capable of fighting against a Two-Star Goku Uniform. But when he sets his sights on Ryuko, who will be left standing?
Dawn of a Miserable Morning
4. Dawn of a Miserable Morning
October 24, 2013
Sirens awaken the No-Star students for the start of 'No-Late Day,' where being tardy will get you expelled from Honnouji Academy. With Senketsu in the wash, Ryuko must fight on her own to get through the Discipline Committee's traps and arrive on time.
3. Junketsu
October 17, 2013
Having kept her end of the bargain, Ryuko demands answers from her homeroom teacher, Aikuro Mikisugi, and learns the secret behind the power of Senketsu and the Goku Uniforms. Meanwhile, Satsuki Kiryuin returns home to claim a power of her own.
So Sexy She Might Pass Out
2. So Sexy She Might Pass Out
October 10, 2013
Weakened by her battle, Ryuko flees Honnouji Academy before collapsing in the street. Rescued, she's given food and shelter for night, and upon returning to the Academy faces off against Omiko Hakodate, the Girls' Tennis Club Captain, to repay the favor.
If Only I Had Thorns Like a Thistle...
1. If Only I Had Thorns Like a Thistle...
October 3, 2013
Ryuko Matoi is a nomadic school girl who travels from place to place for the truth behind her father's death - the "woman with the scissor blade."
Where to Watch Kill la Kill
Kill la Kill is available for streaming on the MBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Kill la Kill on demand at Max, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 3, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (16,690)