Ai yori Aoshi - Season 1

Fuji Television (ended 2003)




Episode Guide

  • Aoi
    Episode 24
    Miyabi and Kaoru drive back to the Sakuraba to meet with Aoi again so that they can take her back. But Kaoru will have to go through Aoi's father first.
  • Decision
    Episode 23
    Kaoru and Aoi encounter a severe frost Aoi's father forces Aoi to return home in an attempt to separate her from Kaoru forever!
  • Returning Home
    Episode 22
    Kaoru invites Aoi to visit someone special, she finds herself being introduced to Kaoru's mother's grave as someone important in his life.
  • Familiar Scent
    Episode 21
    When Aoi falls ill, everyone at the Sakuraba mansion falls apart trying to fill her shoes with the necessary household chores.
  • Cure
    Episode 20
    Aoi has some hidden talents, some that she saves just for Kaoru and others that she uses to save the college festival!
  • Lap Pillow
    Episode 19
    a trip to the zoo becomes a day with Tina followed by a drunken night in a love hotel! Will Aoi really believe they simply fell asleep? part 2
  • Bedsharing
    Episode 18
    a trip to the zoo becomes a day with Tina followed by a drunken night in a love hotel! Will Aoi really believe they simply fell asleep? part 1
  • Waves
    Episode 17
    Chika, tricks Kaoru into taking a bath with Taeko!
  • Shores
    Episode 16
    everyone goes to the beach where Kaoru discovers that everyone but Aoi has worn a sexy swimsuit to attract his attention.
  • 8/7/02
    When Aoi was a child her grandmother wore a kimono that Aoi loved and told her that she would have someday. Aoi would walk through the cherry blossoms hand in hand with her grandmother. Aoi's grandmother also tells her that her husband loved the kimono and one day her husband would love it to if his love was true.Kaoru asked Aoi to go shopping with him. Aoi decided to wear the inherited kimono since she knows they will be alone together. Kaoru tells her that he loves the kimono which brings tears to her eyes and her love for him grows.moreless
  • Servant
    Episode 14
    Mayu tries to learn cooking from Aoi in a attempt to win the love of Kaoru.
  • Star Festival
    Episode 13
    Tanabata is more than just hanging written wishes on a wreath at the Sakuraba Mansion: It also happens to be Aoi's birthday! After suggesting that they throw a big bash, Kaoru starts working extra hours to buy Aoi an outfit he sees on display at a clothing store. But since this gives him little time for leisure, the birthday girl almost believes he doesn't care about her anymore. And just when it seems Kaoru's hard work has gone to waste, both he and Aoi are in for a pleasant surprise.moreless
  • Kiss
    Episode 12
    Mayu, who comes from a wealthy family, convinces Kaoru to come to her house for dinner. Kaoru informs Aoi of this though he neglects to tell Aoi that his friend is a female. Then Mayu convinces Kaoru to spend the night at her house since she's there alone. Again, Kaoru calls but doesn't let Aoi know that his friend is female. However, when Taeko lets it slip that she was surprised Kaoru's friend would kiss him like that and that the friend was female, Aoi is suddenly worried.moreless
  • Debutante
    Episode 11
    The photo club puts on a show with Tina and Taeko wearing outfits to draw attention. To this event comes Mayu -- a girl who's been living in England and has returned to go to this college at 16. Seeing Kaoru, her mood improves and she flings herself at him and kisses him on the lips. Tina and Taeko are stunned by this.moreless
  • Place of Learning
    Episode 10
    Tina shows the group photos taken before she left. Aoi finds a picture of Kaoru and asks to keep it. The next day Aoi thinks about Kaoru and his school life while shopping. When she gets home she hears on tv about a food that Tina has been talking about. She goes out and buys it then goes to Kaoru's school to find him so they can eat it together. To bad she get's lost and to make matters worse Tina spots her but can't get to her. Now Kaoru must hunt down Aoi. Can he find her on such a large campus?moreless
  • One Night
    Episode 9
    Miyabi and Aoi leave for a day leaving Kaoru in charge of the house. To make things worse Taeko is dragged off by to guys from the Photo club. Now Tina and Kaoru are left, but will a storm cause some unexpected incidents?
  • Cherished Treasure
    Episode 8
    Things are going fine in the cottage, until Tina brings home a ferret. Now the battle is on between Miyabi and the ferret with the ferret 1 Moyabi 0 after it steels Miyabi's favorite pen. Annoyed Miyabi locks herself in her office and answers to no one. Outside the door the ferret sits waiting on Miyabi to come out. When she doesn't it tries to get to her by climbing up on top of a clock but falls behind it. Now it is a life or death situation for the ferret, will Miyabi help the others save the it?moreless
  • Spiritual Illusion
    Episode 7
    It is trip time for the Photo club and they want Aoi to join them on a trip to a hotspring. Ironically it is the same one she wanted Kaoru to go to with her. When the Photo club gets there Taeko gets them hopelessly lost, but they find the hotel they are staying and all things are going well until they find out their reservations are for next year. Thanks to Aoi the group gets a room and the fun begins. Later on it is time for the newest member of the Photo club to be initiated in the group. What will Taeko have to do to become a full member of the Photo club?moreless
  • Family Tradition
    Episode 6
    Taeko is a clumsy girl who can't do anything right. Because of this she was fired from her last job and ends up at the cottage. Under much pressure Miyabi hires Taeko, but her clumsyness continues. Can Aoi help Taeko before Miyabi fires her?
  • Old Friend
    Episode 5
    Kaoru goes to visit the photo club after not going to it for a while. It seems that things are in chaos and they have always been that way. As Kaoru watches what goes on he thinks about a girl name Tina who left to travel abroad. Low and behold Tina pops up behind Koaru and greets him and everyone else in a special way. Now it is time to party, but will the results of this party break the bonds between Kaoru and Aoi?moreless
  • Living Together
    Episode 4
    As Aoi and Kaoru talk Kaoru becomes ill and faints. He seems to have gotten sick from running through the rain to meet Aoi and has a high fever. Back at Kaoru's room Aoi takes care of Kaoru. While she is tending to him she notices the scars on Kaoru's back, which serve as a reminder of the Hanabishi family. Will this tear Aoi and Kaoru apart or bring them closer together?moreless
  • Separation
    Episode 3
    Kaoru desperately tries to get Aoi from coming in to scrub his back but she does anyway. While trying to get Aoi to get out Kaoru slips knocking them both to floor and ends up grabbing Aoi’s breast by accident causing Aoi to scream. As if things can’t get worse a woman burst in the room and sends Kaoru flying. Who is this woman and what connection does she have with Aoimoreless
  • Supper
    Episode 2
    Kaoru begins to get used to Aoi being around. She cooks, cleans, and even waits for him at the subway station. The only prblem is Kaoru doesn't know what to do since he has never had a girlfriend before. The even bigger problem comes at bath time. What has Kaoru gotten himself into?moreless
  • Fate
    Episode 1
    Kaoru Hanabishi is a university student and lives by himself. One day, on the way to his apartment, he meets a kimono-clad girl named Aoi Sakuraba, who appears to be lost in the train station. Pushed by the crowd, Aoi's sandal straps break, but Kaoru repairs it for her, surprising Aoi with his skill at such an old-fashioned technique. Afterwards, Kaoru takes her to the correct platform; it is the same way he is going.

    Aoi tells Kaoru that she came to see her fiancé, to whom she has been engaged for 18 years. Kaoru is impressed by Aoi's devotion to her fiancé. However, when they reach the address on Aoi's note, they find that it's just a vacant lot.

    Seeing Aoi so depressed, Kaoru asks her if she might have anything else that might lead to the guy. The only thing Aoi has is the old picture. "But it's just a childhood picture... Hm? Isn't this me and Aoi?" The fiancé that Aoi has been looking for is Kaoru, himself!moreless