A list of episodes for the Japanese anime television series Full Moon o Sagashite.


# Title Original air date
1 "But I Still Want to Sing"
"Soredemo Utattai" (それでも歌いたい)
2002-04-06 6 April 2002
A 12-year-old girl named Mitsuki Koyama dreams of becoming a great singer and of her childhood friend, Eichi. Unfortunately, she has sarcoma, a tumor in her throat, preventing her from becoming a singer. Moreover, her grandmother does not want her to have anything to do with music. Mitsuki gets an audition at Seed Records Studio. She tries to persuade her doctor, Wakaoji, into taking her there, but she fails. What's worse is that a pair of Shinigami, Takuto and Meroko, appear and tell Mitsuki that she has only one year left to live. Not fearing anything anymore, Mitsuki runs off to the audition. Takuto and Meroko decide to help Mitsuki by transforming her into a 16-year-old!
2 "Promise with Eichi-kun"
"Eichi-kun to no Yakusoku" (英知くんとの約束)
2002-04-13 13 April 2002
Meroko and Takuto argue about letting Mitsuki audition. Mitsuki, Meroko, and Takuto talk about why she wants to become a singer. The Shinigami find out about Eichi-kun, and then Takuto and Meroko switch sides of the argument. Takuto thinks that's an immoral reason for singing, gets angry at her, and flies off. Meroko reads Mitsuki's fortune and says that it will be her lucky day. Meroko and Mitsuki go shopping, and then Meroko pretends to be Eichi-kun. In the end, Mitsuki tells Takuto that she really does love to sing and it's not just for Eichi, and the two make up.
3 "The Manager Came"
"MANEJAA-san ga Kita" (マネージャーさんが来た)
2002-04-20 20 April 2002
After a day of school, Mitsuki gets a call from Dr. Wakaoji. He explains that Mitsuki's new manager wants to meet her at the hospital. However, Mitsuki will have to be in her 16-year-old form in front of the manager, and she'll have to be in her regular 12-year-old form in front of Dr. Wakaoji. Since telling the truth isn't an option, Meroko takes it upon herself to help solve this predicament!
4 "Feelings in My Lyrics"
"Uta ni Kometa Omoi" (詞にこめた思い)
2002-04-27 27 April 2002
Mitsuki's debut CD is already being discussed by her producer, Mr. Takasu. Takasu wants her to sing a pre-written song for her debut, but Mitsuki wants to sing a song with her feelings in it. So, now Mitsuki has three days to write her own song.
5 "My First Job"
"Hajimete no Oshigoto" (はじめてのお仕事)
2002-05-01 1 May 2002
Mitsuki's first job starts out rough because she worries about whether or not she's acting her age. But, after talking to three high school girls, she manages to get through the day, now reassured of herself.
6 "Long Day of Studio"
"SUTAJIO no Nagai Hi" (スタジオの長い日)
2002-05-11 11 May 2002
Mitsuki and Takuto (pretending to be a plushie) go to the studio to do a recording while Meroko stays at home, posing as Mitsuki. While Mitsuki learns what to do in a recording booth, a little girl named Nanami sneaks in and takes Takuto away. When Mitsuki finds them, Nanami refuses to give Takuto back.
7 "Full Moon, Debut!"
"FURU MUUN DEBYUU!" (フルムーン、デビュー!)
2002-05-18 18 May 2002
It's time for Full Moon's first live performance! But when a girl from the past questions Mitsuki's abilities as a singer, she begins to doubt herself.
8 "Is Hit Really True?"
"HITTO tte Hontō?" (ヒットって本当?)
2002-05-25 25 May 2002
Full Moon's debut maxi single, "Myself," is now on sale! The good news is that it's a smash hit! The bad news is that no one at Mitsuki's school seems to be talking about the CD, and Mitsuki doesn't have any friends nor the confidence to spread the word about her single.
9 "I Would Like You to Ask Me"
"Kiite Hoshi no ni" (聞いてほしいのに)
2002-06-01 1 June 2002
You'd think that since "Myself" is such a big hit, everyone must have listened to it. But, Mitsuki soon learns that Dr. Wakaoji has not listened to "Myself," and she really wants him to hear it.
10 "Law of the Entertainment World!?"
"Geinōkai no Okite!?" (芸能界の掟!?)
2002-06-08 8 June 2002
Mitsuki gets to debut on TV on a show starring Fuyuko Komaki. However, Komaki doesn't seem to like Mitsuki very much.
11 "Dangerous Lens"
"Kiken na RENZU" (危険なレンズ)
2002-06-15 15 June 2002
There is a photographer named Saegusa who has a reputation of destroying celebrities' images with his pictures. His next target: Full Moon.
12 "Onion Ramen and the Saint's Stone"
"Negi Rāmen to Seija no Ishi" (ねぎラーメンと聖者の石)
2002-06-22 22 June 2002
Takuto gets mad at Mitsuki for drawing a terrible picture of him. He flies off and Meroko follows. Meanwhile, an old man collapses in front of the house, and Ms. Tanaka takes him in. As a show of gratitude, the old man gives Tanaka the Saint's Stone, a big rock that has the power to expel Shinigami. So, naturally, the stone prevents Takuto and Meroko from getting into contact with Mitsuki, which is bad because she has a job to do later.
13 "Little Concert"
"Chitchana KONSATO" (ちっちゃなコンサート)
2002-06-29 29 June 2002
Mitsuki holds a Full Moon mini-concert at the Hiiragi Preschool. All the kids love her except for this one mean little boy, Taiki, who looks very similar to Eichi. As the day goes on, Taiki does a lot of bad things to Mitsuki from lifting up her skirt to stealing her stage costume to wrecking the entire concert. Despite all that has happened, Mitsuki still feels that Taiki did all this for a good reason.
14 "Do Your Best! Proxy Manager"
"Ganbare! Dairi MANEJA" (がんばれ! 代理マネージャー)
2002-07-06 6 July 2002
Ms. Oshige is sick in the hospital today. So, Mitsuki will have to deal with her clumsy substitute manager, Kotarou Akiba.
15 "First Kiss!?"
"FASUTO KISU!?" (ファースト·キス!?)
2002-07-13 13 July 2002
It's summertime, and Mitsuki gets a job by the beach. When Mitsuki gets harassed by three boys, an attractive young man named Murakami saves and befriends her. However, Takuto doesn't trust the guy one bit. He wants Mitsuki to not see him again, but she doesn't want to do that. As a result, Takuto flies off on his own (again). Mitsuki is on break from work the next day. Murakami invites her to tour the place on his yacht. Out of spite of Takuto, she humbly accepts. Unbeknownst to her, Murakami plans to kiss Mitsuki and capture it all on videotape.
16 "Rival Appearance!"
"RAIBARU Tōjō!" (ライバル登場!)
2002-07-20 20 July 2002
Mitsuki gets an audition for a shampoo commercial. It's Meroko's turn to go out with Mitsuki while Takuto stays home. Unfortunately, Meroko gets her lost when finding the site for the audition. What's worse is that the girl from the singing audition back in the first episode has returned! Her name is Madoka Wakamatsu, and she's willing to do anything to keep Mitsuki from winning the audition.
17 "Two People Passing Each Other"
"Surechigau Futari" (すれ違う二人)
2002-07-27 27 July 2002
The judges have come to this conclusion: a camera test for Full Moon and Madoka will be held the day after tomorrow. From there, either Full Moon or Madoka will be chosen for the job. When Mitsuki asks about Takuto's past, Takuto gets mad at her and flies off, and Meroko soon follows. Meanwhile, Madoka gets opportunities to help her image and get the job. Mitsuki goes outside and blows her whistle so that Takuto will come back. Her illness causes her to collapse and be taken to the hospital. The next day, she gets out of her hospital bed to go to the camera shoot, losing her whistle.
18 "Run! To the Audition!"
"Hashire! ODISHON e!" (走れ! オーディションへ!)
2002-08-03 3 August 2002
Takuto finds Mitsuki, transforms her, and goes with her to the commercial audition. In Meroko's Shinigami handbook, the word, "Audition," appeared backwards on a page, meaning that the upcoming audition will cause an early death. So, Meroko tries to stop Mitsuki and Takuto from making it to the audition.
19 "A Singing Voice That Doesn't Arrive"
"Todokanai Utagoe" (届かない歌声)
2002-08-10 10 August 2002
Mitsuki has arrived at the Mermaid Tear Image Character Audition, only to find out that she is late and that Madoka has won by default. Things get even worse when Oshige and Dr. Wakaoji catch up with Mitsuki. It seems that Oshige is looking for the 16-year-old "Full Moon" Mitsuki, and Wakaoji is searching for the 12-year-old Mitsuki. She and Takuto run away from the two. However, Mitsuki is depressed about how Oshige and Wakaoji may discover that the 16-year-old Full Moon and the 12-year-old Mitsuki are the same person, how she can't go back to them, and how she may not get to be Full Moon anymore. Meanwhile, the news that Full Moon has quit the business floods the media. Mitsuki hides out by the shore, where she hears her song, "Myself", sung by...
20 "Meroko, Alone"
"Meroko, Hitoribotchi" (めろこ、ひとりぼっち)
2002-08-17 17 August 2002
Despite being scolded by her grandmother and telling Oshige and Dr. Wakaoji everything that has happened to her, everything seems to be back to normal for Mitsuki. But there's something missing from all this; where's Meroko? Why, she's playing basketball at a school gym, of course!
21 "New Thoughts"
"Arata na Omoi" (新たな思い)
2002-08-24 24 August 2002
Full Moon is back, and she's going to appear on a TV music program. Despite all the gossip, she's not going to be held back. That is, until Madoka decides to do something about it.
22 "Exciting! Solo Live"
"WAKU WAKU! SORO RAIBU" (ワクワク! ソロライブ)
2002-08-31 31 August 2002
Full Moon's first solo live concert is going to be held soon! The theme is Moon and Stars. Everyone has worked their hardest for this event, but unfortunately, the site of the concert has been canceled at the last minute!
23 "Moving Panic"
"Ohikkoshi PANIKKU" (お引越しパニック)
2002-09-07 7 September 2002
Ms. Oshige decides to live in an apartment that's close to Mitsuki's home. She calls Mitsuki, Takuto, Meroko, and Dr. Wakaoji over to help her move in. But, when Ms. Tanaka sees Wakaoji and Oshige together, she takes it the wrong way and thinks that Oshige is Wakaoji's fiancee! So, Tanaka challenges Oshige to see who is more suited to being Dr. Wakaoji's wife!
24 "Dad's Song"
"Otō-san no Uta" (お父さんの歌)
2002-09-14 14 September 2002
Mitsuki second single will be "Eternal Snow," a secret song by the legendary band, Route:L. "Coincidentally," Madoka chooses to debut as a singer with that very song!
25 "Please Ask Dr. Wakaoji"
"Wakaōji-sensei ni Onegai" (若王子先生にお願い)
2002-09-21 21 September 2002
Mitsuki needs Dr. Wakaoji to produce her song, but she doesn't have the courage to ask her. When Oshige and Meroko try to persuade Wakaoji, he declines. Even when Mitsuki finally gathers the strength to ask him, he still declines. But, after hearing Takuto's words, Wakaoji thinks heavily about this. After a few days, Wakaoji has decided to become Mitsuki's producer.
26 "Things to Tell..."
"Tsutaetai mo no..." (伝えたいもの...)
2002-09-28 28 September 2002
Wakaoji tells Mitsuki to think about what kind of message she wants to send when she's going to sing "Eternal Snow." So, Mitsuki, Takuto, and Meroko rummage through the Kouyama family's old things to see what kind of message Mitsuki's father wanted to send. They then find a jeweled music box that plays the "Eternal Snow" melody.
27 "Absolutely Not Lose"
"Zettai ni Makenai" (絶対に負けない)
2002-10-05 5 October 2002
Fearing that she may lose to Full Moon, Madoka gets a reporter to take a photo of Full Moon and Wakaoji together. This starts a scandal about Full Moon and Wakaoji having a secret date.
28 "Full Moon is a Master of Love?"
"Mangetsu tte Ai no Tatsujin?" (満月って恋の達人?)
2002-10-12 12 October 2002
Mitsuki gets fan-mail from a girl asking for her advice in love. Mitsuki soon realizes that her friend, Kumi, is the one who sent that mail! Apparently, she has a crush on a boy named Machida, but she's clueless on how to let him know about her love for him. So, she turns to Mitsuki, who she assumes is the master of love.
29 "A New Death God - Izumi & Jonathan"
"Arata na Shinigami Izumi & JYUNASAN" (新たな死神·いずみ&ジョナサン)
2002-10-19 19 October 2002
Mitsuki/Full Moon and Takuto go to the release of Full Moon's second single. Once again, Meroko stays at home. But, she gets some unexpected visitors: the sadist Shinigami, Izumi, and his partner, Jonathan. By order of the chief, they came to investigate if the rumor was true - Meroko and Takuto were using their powers to help a human child. When Izumi and Jonathan decide to check out Full Moon's release of her second single, Takuto and Meroko have to keep them from knowing that they are helping Mitsuki.
30 "People Who Know Eichi-kun"
"Eichi-kun wo Shirubito" (英知くんを知る人)
2002-10-26 26 October 2002
Mistuki gets a visitor; it's her teacher from her old orphanage, Kazumi-sensei. She's visiting from her home in America. Knowing of Mitsuki and Eichi's love for each other, Kazumi-sensei will gladly look for Eichi in America for Mitsuki. All Mitsuki has to do is make some kind of letter, saying what she really feels about Eichi.
31 "It's the Autumn School Festival"
"Gakuensai no Aki nan desu" (学園祭の秋なんです)
2002-11-02 2 November 2002
It's not all fun and games at this year's college festival. Takuto transforms into a human to protect Mitsuki from some muscle-bound fanboys.
32 "Madoka's True Identity"
"Sugao no Madoka" (素顔の円)
2002-11-09 9 November 2002
Things haven't been going well for Madoka after she lost to Full Moon; she got a new manager, she has bad jobs like cheap commercials, and people are talking bad about her behind her back. Mitsuki later finds herself in Madoka's home, where she discovers a little more about her.
33 "Advancing Illness"
"Shinobiyoru Byōma" (忍び寄る病魔)
2002-11-16 16 November 2002
Mitsuki's illness grows worse, and Dr. Wakaoji isn't around in her time of need, especially when Mitsuki's grandmother wants Mitsuki to receive the surgery.
34 "The Old Man on the Swing"
"Buranko no Oji-san" (ブランコのおじさん)
2002-11-23 23 November 2002
Mitsuki meets a man named Sanada. He is able to see Shinigami like Takuto and Meroko. It is due to the fact that Sanada will soon die.
35 "Mail from Eichi-kun!?"
"Eichi-kun kara no MERU!?" (英知くんからのメール!?)
2002-11-30 30 November 2002
Mitsuki is haunted by images from a dream she had about Izumi. But, she soon cheers up after getting an e-mail from... Eichi-kun!?
36 "Fateful Newcomer Award"
"Unmei no Shinjinshō" (運命の新人賞)
2002-12-07 7 December 2002
Full Moon has been nominated for the Fantasia Music Festival's New Artist of the Year award! Takuto and Meroko contemplate on whether or not they should tell the truth to Mitsuki about the e-mail from Eichi.
37 "A Gift from Full Moon"
"FURU MUUN kara no Okurimono" (満月からの贈り物)
2002-12-14 14 December 2002
Christmas time is near, and Mitsuki is inviting her friends to a party at Oshige's apartment. She is also giving out presents. Meroko decides to knit a muffler for Takuto as a present. Madoka's debut CD is finally released on Christmas Eve.
38 "Grandma's Past"
"Obaa-chan no Kako" (おばあちゃんの過去)
2002-12-21 21 December 2002
Although Mitsuki and the rest are ready to go to America, there is still the matter of asking Mitsuki's grandmother for permission. Dr. Wakaoji tries to explain to Mitsuki's grandma that there is a doctor in America that can perform surgery on Mitsuki and not lose her voice in the process. However, she does not like the idea. Mitsuki decides to go to America anyway. However, she ends up meeting with grandma's childhood friend, who tells her about her grandma's past.
39 "Beyond the Pacific Ocean"
"Taiheiyō o Koete" (太平洋を越えて)
2002-12-28 28 December 2002
Mitsuki and the gang are now in America, and they are currently staying at Kazumi-sensei's home. Mitsuki and Eichi's past is further revelaed. Also, Takuto is feeling rather melancholy.
40 "Stolen Pendant"
"Nusumareta PENDANTO" (盗まれたペンダント)
2003-01-04 4 January 2003
The gang decides to do a little sight-seeing, but there is a group of pickpockets around. They steal Mitsuki's pendant in the process.
41 "To the City with Eichi-kun"
"Eichi-kun no Iru Machi e" (英知くんのいる街へ)
2003-01-11 11 January 2003
Mitsuki and the gang are getting closer to Eichi's home! But, a keyword appears backwards in Meroko's Shinigami handbook, and that word is... "Eichi Sakurai?!"
42 "Eternal Snow"
"Etānaru Sunō" (エターナルスノー)
2003-01-18 18 January 2003
Takuto and Meroko try their best to stop Mitsuki from going to Eichi's house, for fear of how Mitsuki may react. However, she gets there, and she finds out that Eichi is...
43 "I Will Never Sing It Again"
"Mō Nidoto Utawanai" (もう二度と歌わない)
2003-01-25 25 January 2003
Mitsuki, in a deep depression, returns home to Japan, and she has given up on singing.
44 "Resonating Mind"
"Kyōmei suru Kokoro" (共鳴する心)
2003-02-01 1 February 2003
Madoka manages to find Mitsuki's house. Mitsuki's illness grows worse, and she is taken straight to Wakaoji's hospital. Takuto recovers more of his memories from when he was a human. Meroko turns to Izumi to have Mitsuki die so that she doesn't have to feel anymore pain.
45 "Temptation of Izumi"
"Izumi no Yūwaku" (いずみの誘惑)
2003-02-08 8 February 2003
Madoka manages to find Mitsuki's house. Mitsuki's illness grows worse, and she is taken straight to Wakaoji's hospital. Takuto recovers more of his memories from when he was a human. Meroko turns to Izumi to have Mitsuki die so that she doesn't have to feel anymore pain.
46 "On the Night of the New Moon"
"Shingetsu no Yoru ni" (新月の夜に)
2003-02-15 15 February 2003
Takuto tells Mitsuki how important it is for Mitsuki to live as he tells his past to her.
47 "Hope to Live"
"Ikiru Kibō" (生きる希望)
2003-02-22 22 February 2003
Mitsuki's life seems to be back on track and better than before. But she secretly feels scared, knowing that she will die soon. So, Takuto and Meroko say that they will change Mitsuki's fate.
48 "I Can Not Become Full Moon!?">
"Furu Mūn ni Narenai!?" (フルムーンになれない!?)
2003-03-01 1 March 2003
Takuto's power is weakening, which means that he can't use his powers to transform Mitsuki into Full Moon! Could it be because he's getting closer to becoming a ghost? If that's the case, then Mitsuki tries to help out by consulting... Izumi?!
49 "Mitsuki's Feelings—Meroko's Feelings"
"Mitsuki no Omoi Meroko no Omoi" (満月の思い·めろこの思い)
2003-03-08 8 March 2003
zumi tells Mitsuki and Meroko about a way to prevent Takuto from becoming a ghost. There is a mystic lily known as the Flower of Forgetfulness. If he were to touch it on his lips, not only would Takuto lose his memories from when he was a human, but he will also forget about being a Shinigami. Most of all, he will forget Mitsuki and Meroko.
50 "I Can Not Say It Anyhow"
"Dōshite mo Ienai" (どうしても言えない)
2003-03-15 15 March 2003
Mitsuki hesitates on telling Takuto about the Flower of Forgetfulness.
51 "Day of Fate"
"Unmei no Hi" (運命の日)
2003-03-22 22 March 2003
It's not only the day of Full Moon's live concert, but it is the fated day in which Mitsuki will die. Takuto's powers should have returned, but he is still unable to transform Mitsuki into Full Moon. Meroko gives up something important to her to lend Takuto some of her power.
52 "Searching For a Full Moon"
"Furu Mūn o Sagashite" (満月をさがして)
2003-03-29 29 March 2003
Full Moon's concert is coming to its end, as Full Moon says that she will leave for a while. She knows that this is her last day of her life. Just when Full Moon is about to sing her last song, Takuto begins to disappear. He's turning into a ghost again! To make matters worse, Meroko is left to stop fate from taking Mitsuki's life!
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