To Love-Ru is a Japanese manga series written by Saki Hasemi, and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki, creator of Black Cat. The manga was serialized in Shueisha's manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump between April 24, 2006 and August 31, 2009; 18 tankōbon volumes have been published in Japan. A drama CD was released in February 2008 with an original story. A 26-episode anime series adaptation by Xebec aired in Japan between April and September 2008. Six original video animation episodes were produced by Xebec between April 2009 and April 2010. A 12-episode second season by Xebec titled Motto To-Love Ru aired between October and December 2010. A video game was released on the Nintendo DS in August 2008, and another game for the PlayStation Portable was released in October 2008. A continuation of the manga called To Love-Ru Darkness began serialization in Shueisha's Jump Square magazine on October 4, 2010. An anime TV series adaptation for To-Love Ru Darkness produced by Xebec began airing in October 2012. The title, とらぶる, is the English gairaigo "trouble" and "rabu" is the English loan word "love". The title is a pun on the words "love trouble", which describes the harem aspect of the series.
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Season 1Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Apr 2, 2008
The Girl Who Swooped Down A mysterious extraterrestrial girl named Lala runs away to Earth in order to avoid daily arranged marriages set up by her father, the king of her home planet Deviluke. Due to one of her own inventions, she teleports naked into fifteen-year-old Rito Yūki's bathtub, and he accidentally feels up her breasts. It is later revealed to him that this is equivalent to a marriage proposal on Deviluke, and Lala happily accepts to become Rito's future bride. Rito, on the other hand, harbors feelings for a girl in his class named Haruna Sairenji, and does not want anything to do with Lala.
S01 E02Apr 9, 2008
Engagement Cancellation!? Rito discovers from Zastin, Lala's uncle and leader of her personal guard, that if he were to back out of his engagement with Lala, that he would be killed and Lala's father would destroy the Earth. Rito hypothetically asks him if it were somehow possible to back out of his engagement and not suffer the repercussions. Zastin tells him that he must feel up Lala's breasts once more within the first three days of his engagement in order to call it off. While he attempts many times to touch Lala's breasts, he does not make it in time, and thus is stuck with the engagement. The next day while at school, a new transfer student is announced to the class. Just as Rito is thinking that school is the only place that he can breathe anymore, Lala is brought into class and all of Rito's hopes of a quiet school life fall apart.
S01 E03Apr 16, 2008
Love Triangle Rito is devastated to hear from Haruna that she thinks he and Lala are suited for each other. At home, his younger sister Mikan notices Rito's depressed look and suggests that they should go out the next day to show Lala around town. While out, Lala's artificial intelligence helper Peke loses most of his energy, and due to this, Lala's clothes start dissolving. They head into a store and buy her new clothes, and while there run into Haruna. Together with Haruna, they go to the aquarium together, but their time is cut short when Lala makes a large disturbance which sends torrents of water throughout the halls.
S01 E04Apr 23, 2008
The Universe's Apron of Love Rito gets scared when Zastin tells him that Rito will one day be the king of Deviluke due to his future marriage with Lala, and that he will have to participate in interstellar wars. That night, Lala cooks but the food is dreadful. In an effort to try and get out of one day participating in wars, Rito shouts that if he will not marry Lala if she cannot cook. Lala quickly leaves and goes back into space, but appears again the next day at school with the intention of cooking something good for Rito. She collected ingredients from all over the galaxy which are still alive and reek havoc in the school. Lala later explains to Rito that he does not have to go to war if he does not want to, and even her father did not join in on the battlefield lately. To further reassure him, Lala tells him that after they get married, she intends to live with him on Earth.
S01 E05Apr 30, 2008
The Queen's Written Challenge A pretty, rich girl named Saki Tenjōin comes back to school and finds out that other boys prefer Lala's beauty over her own. She gets really angry by this and tells her friends to give Lala a letter asking to challenge her in a beauty contest. To make sure she shows up, she kidnaps Rito as bait. Lala ends up telling Zastin about the letter, which he mistakes as an assassination attempt from Saki. Rito, still kidnapped by her, is warned by her that if Lala fails to show up in time, he will be forced to touch her breasts in front of the entire school.
S01 E06May 7, 2008
The Alien's Assassin A shape-shifting alien assassin comes to propose to Lala. However, he changes himself into the principal and takes Haruna hostage in the gym equipment room. There, he uses tentacles to feel her and lure Rito to the room. When he gets there, the alien tells him that he will give him Haruna if Rito cancels his engagement with Lala, but Rito does not go along with his plan. After Lala arrives, the alien shape-shifts again and becomes much large and intimidating, but Rito stands his ground and attacks the alien head-on which makes him reveal himself as a weakling who has many wives and families across the galaxy.
S01 E07May 14, 2008
It Should Be Like This With a Man! A childhood friend of Lala, Ren Elsie Jewelria, arrives on Earth claiming he is manly enough to marry Lala. He constantly attempts to impress Lala by showing off his strength, speed, and looks, but all his efforts are in vain. After failing many times, Ren asks Rito how he is able to be manly enough for Lala. Ren watches a movie (Rocky VII) about how to be a man, and he works out non-stop in order to get Lala to love him. Eventually, Ren completes runs a 120 kilometer marathon and goes to Lala to hear her finally tell him how manly he is. However, at this time, he sneezes, causing him to turn into Run, a girl. Apparently, whenever Ren sneezes, his body and mind change genders into the innocent Run, and vice versa, due to his species carrying this inherent ability.
Season 2Hulu | Yahoo View | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Oct 4, 2010
Once Again From Here / Bathroom War / Tick-tack Tick-tack the Sound of Love Lala and Rito run late to school and end up at the place where Rito first confessed to her. Lala expresses her true feelings for Rito. Wasting more time, Lala uses a new invention to teleport them to school. Although it allows Lala to specify a distance, they end up teleporting naked, putting Rito in an embarrassing situation. Lala and the others go to a public bathhouse. Two bounty hunters are after Yami and use Rito as puppet to attack Yami. Realizing that Yami will not attack Rito, they began to mess with the other girls. Mikan discovers their hiding spot and Lala overrides their signal with a more powerful controller. Yui and the discipline committee implement a demerit policy to ensure the morality of the school. Yui would deduct points for any signs of misbehavior (e.g. Bringing non-school related items or Undersized Uniforms). Instantly, Yui recorded large amounts of demerits. Rito tries to comfort her over her actions, but Yui instead punish herself 8 demerit points because her heart beat so fast when she is with Rito.
S02 E02Oct 11, 2010
The Thing That Surfaces in the Darkness - Welcome To The Yuuki Household! - Slumber Party Lala creates a mess of her own gadgets at school. As Rito tries to keep Haruna away from Lala's gadgets, Rito and Haruna accidentally activate the warp ring, sending both of them into an unknown location naked. Haruna and Rito explain about their background, but gets discovered by Mikado-sensei as the unknown location was in her clinic. Haruko, Mikan's teacher, wants to visit Saibai (Mikan and Rito's dad) because she is a fan of his manga. Due to a new deadline, Saibai is unable to visit. Lala dresses Rito up to be Saibai, but Rito is too nervous, acting strangely in front of Haruko. Lala invites Haruna and Yami to a sleepover party. After a big dinner, Rito decides to take a bath. However, Lala does not know about Rito's presence and invites all the girls to the enlarged bathroom she created (Rito is still inside). Although the enlarged bathroom is large enough for Rito to hide and escape from the girls, Peke activates Lala's controller, restoring the bathroom to its original size and putting Rito in front of all the girls all naked.
S02 E03Oct 18, 2010
Special Love Potion - Looking at You Through the Lens... - The Lovely You is Cinderella Rito is assigned to deliver important papers to Yui, who is sick at home. Yuu, Yui's brother, invites Rito to Yui's bedroom. Yui is uncomfortable with Rito in her room and panics, leading to Rito accidentally touching Yui's breast in front of Yuu, giving Yuu the wrong message. Later, Lala and the other visit Yui. Rito puts on Lala's glasses, which lets him see through people's clothing. The glasses lock on to Rito, disallowing Rito to take them off. Rito struggles even more when he accidentally adjusts the settings and sees everyone naked. Lala arrives and helps him take off the glasses, but Run interferes with a new pair of glasses for Rito. Saruyama wants to visit Riko, having fallen in love at first sight. Lala sets up a date by transforming Rito into a girl and meeting up with Saruyama at a specified time and place. Saruyama and Riko go out on a date to places such as a love movie. By the end of the day when Saruyama was about to confess to Riko, the effects wear off and Rito runs away before Saruyama hugs him.
S02 E04Oct 25, 2010
Yami Yami Fashion - Wonderful Love - Twins Escape Risa and Mio find Yami reading fashion magazines. As Yami always wears the same clothes, Risa and Mio bring Yami to a clothes shop and try a new style. Yami found a new attractive style but cannot use her weapons without damaging her clothes. In the end, she appears to have reverted to her normal clothes, but with a surprise. When Haruna takes her dog, Maron, out for a walk, she feels that someone is stalking her. She finds Oshizu on her break from Mikado-sensei's clinic work and asks for help. Lala helps Haruna by making a machine that switches their bodies. Using the bait trick, Lala and Oshizu defeat the stalker. The stalker was an alien dog that fell in love with Maron. Gid the king orders Zastin to retrieve Nana and Momo because they escaped to evade studying the Royal Lineage of Deviluke. Nana and Momo try to hide in Rito and Mikan's house, but run after Zastin finds them. Nana and Momo then use their cellphones to summon dangerous animals and plants to attack Zastin and his assistants, forcing him to admit defeat.
S02 E05Nov 1, 2010
Queen of Love!? - Let's Play a Game - That Sweet Feeling Tastes Like Chocholate Saki daydreams of Zastin. Her servants, Aya and Rin, help by kidnapping Rito, who is hiding from Lala and her lunchbox. Aya and Rin demand Rito to bring Zastin to school. When Zastin arrives, Saki tries to confess to Zastin, but gets interrupted as Lala finds Rito and feeds him her lunch, causing Rito to run in panic towards Saki. Run avenges Lala with an alien skunk that will gas Lala into a child, making her weak. However, the skunk escapes and causes more chaos at school. Run, as a child, tries to catch the skunk and nearly falls off the top of the building. Lala, also a child, rescues Run, but tosses her too high as she cannot fully control her strength yet. Yui watches everyone prepare for Valentine's Day and struggles as she makes her chocolate for Rito. Yui finishes her giri chocolate, but is too nervous when delivering it the next day, making her randomly yell at Rito and form second thoughts about Rito's problems. Watching other girls deliver their chocolates to Rito, Yui finally gains confidence to deliver her chocolates to Rito.
S02 E06Nov 8, 2010
Beach Girls - Late Night Private Tutor - Master of Romance Part A.) Rito and the others visit Saki's private beach. Saki tries to win Lala in her Watermelon Split contest, but Rito, tossed in the air by Nana, destroys the watermelons. Momo summons an alien watermelon and Saki offends it, causing it to attack everyone. After Rito, Lala, and Ren attack the watermelon, Yami splits the watermelon into halves. Part B.) Haruna receives a 98 on a math test while Rito receives an absymal 18. He bumps into Yami, who tells him to seek Lala for help. To Rito's surprise, Lala receives a perfect 100. Peke explains to Rito about Lala's genius intellect. Despite Lala helping Rito study for tomorrow's exam, Rito blanks out, forgetting how to do the problems. Part C.) Lala's progress with Rito continues to stall. Risa and Mio help Lala by giving her a book on seduction techniques. Lala tries many methods, but only makes Rito angrier. Then, Lala tries the "Candlelight Trick" in which she seduces Rito with sexy clothes. Although that method failed too, Rito admit that he enjoyed having a surprise event, inspiring Lala to continue her seduction techniques.
S02 E07Nov 15, 2010
Yami's Clinic - Hostility - A Weird Haruna Yami tries to attack Rito, but falls unconscious. Rito notices Yami's high fever and rushes her to the hospital with the help of Lala. Mikado-sensei recovers Yami and tells her to thank Rito. Yami does not understand why Rito continues to act friendly towards her, noting that he's still her target. Run stars as the antagonist in the next Magical Kyoko episode. Run tires out from acting and is angry about Kyouko, the protagonist, being a favorite. Kyouko then eats lunch with Run and tells her that she's one of her fans. When the principal attacks Run, Kyouko reveals her ability to breathe fire. Run reveals her identity and they become friends. On the way to school, Haruna notices a dog running around her. When Lala and Rito meet up with Haruna, Haruna acts strange, even groping Risa and Mio. Haruna then confesses to Rito, shocking him. When Rito tries to confess back, Haruna freaks out from dogs and Rito sees Oshizu leaving Haruna's body. Oshizu was running away from the dog Haruna saw earlier and Haruna got in the way.