Death Billiards (Movie) Edit

No. Title Air Date
OVA "Death Billiards"

デス・ビリヤード  "Desu Biriyādo"

March 2, 2013
Somewhere is a mysterious bar known as Quindecim, where a mysterious white haired bartender works. Whenever two people emerge from the bar's elevators, those two must participate in a Death Game with their lives on the line, the results of which will reveal what secrets led them there and what their fate will be afterwards.

Death Parade Edit

No. Title Air Date
01 "Death: Seven Darts"
デス・セブンダーツ "Desu Sebun Dātsu"
January 9, 2015
Newlyweds Takashi and Machiko find themselves at the Quindecim bar, where the bartender, Decim, has them stake their lives in a game of darts, where each dart landed causes their partner great pain. As the game progresses, Takashi suspects that Machiko had been having an affair and tries to bend the match in his favor, only for Machiko to state this wasn't true at all, landing the winning hit. At the end of the game, it is revealed they had both died in a car crash because of Takashi's jealousy, with Machiko subsequently claiming she only married Takashi for his money. After Decim prevents Takashi from further attacking Machiko, he sends them to the elevators, where Takashi gets reincarnated and Machiko gets sent to the void.
02 "Death Reverse"
デス・リバース "Desu Ribāsu"
January 16, 2015
A black-haired woman with no name or memory is taken by a girl named Nona to Quindecim, where she is assigned as Decim's assistant. Nona takes the woman backstage to observe the darts game between Machiko and Takashi, explaining the nature behind the games. After the game's conclusion, the woman gives her thoughts, believing that Machiko was lying about having been unfaithful and who her baby's father was in order to save Takashi's soul, which comes as a surprise to Decim, who feels apologetic about being mistaken in his judgement.
03 "Rolling Ballade"
ローリング・バラード "Rōringu Barādo"
January 23, 2015
Two new customers, a college student named Shigeru Miura and an amnesiac girl who can't remember her own name, arrive in the Quindecim for yet another game. This game involves bowling using bowling balls containing each other's hearts, which each pulse according to its owner's feelings. As the game goes on, with the two managing to be in on quite friendly terms, the girl regains her memory, recalling she was a girl named Chisato Miyazaki who was once childhood friends with Shigeru before moving away. However, Shigeru then remembers both he and Chisato died whilst on a bus together, while Chisato also learning the truth about herself. After winning the match, Shigeru asks Chisato for a short date together with what time they have left. Shigeru also remembers the truth about Chisato, but still expresses his wish to be with her right up until their last moment. They part ways at the elevators, happy to have had a chance to spend time with one another one last time. It is then revealed that Chisato was actually Shigeru's other childhood friend, Mai Takada, who underwent plastic surgery to look like Chisato in order to catch Shigeru's eye. They are both sent to be reincarnated.
04 "Death Arcade"
デス・アーケード "Desu Ākēdo"
January 30, 2015
A boy named Yousuke Tateishi and a TV celebrity named Misaki Tachibana arrive in the Quindecim, with Misaki convinced that they are on a hidden camera show and asking Yousuke to behave accordingly. The two participate in an arcade fighting game, where they each play as fighters based on themselves. After Yousuke wins the first round, Misaki, who experiences a flash of memories of abusive partners, asks Yousuke to let her win the next round, during which Decim triggers a device causing Yousuke's joystick to malfunction. As a result, Misaki wins the second round while Yousuke experiences his own flash of memories about his troubled childhood. After Yousuke voices his suspicions that they aren't actually on a TV show, which is confirmed by Decim, Misaki becomes paranoid that she will be killed if she loses. Misaki uses a special move based on her family, but Decim causes her joystick to malfunction, explaining that is neccessary to expose a soul's darkness and pass judgement. This is made apparent when, in her desperation, Misaki starts physically attacking Yousuke herself and knocks him unconscious. Despite Misaki's remorse over her actions, Decim forces her to continue playing the game, but Yousuke, remembering the words of his step mother, regains consciousness and fights back with his special move, with the match ending with a double KO. Afterwards, they both realise they had died; with Yousuke having committed suicide whilst Misaki was killed by her angered assistant. After, Decim sends Yousuke to be reincarnated while Misaki is sent to the void.
05 "Death March"
にこ襲来 "Desu Māchi"
February 6, 2015
The black-haired woman, who has been having the same dream about a boy and a girl, is surprised to find the girl from her dream on a panel Nona asked Decim to put up. As two new customers, a man and a young boy, show up at the bar, Decim is taken aback when the man seems to possess memories of having been in the Quindecim before. Just as Decim restrains the man, both he and the woman are put to sleep by the young boy, who is revealed to be another arbiter named Ginti. Ginti questions Decim about the woman, who was not chosen for the games as she already knew she was dead, until Nona puts a stop to him. Nona reveals the guests were part of a test for Decim, noting that he failed to realise the boy had no memories due to being distracted by the man, who was a dummy implanted with memories. Later, as the woman continues to dream about the boy and girl, Jimmy and Chavvot, Nona is seen with a book about Chavvot.
06 "Cross Heart Attack"
デス・マーチ "Kurosu Hāto Atakku"
February 13, 2015
Mayu Arita, an over-excited schoolgirl, and Harada, a member of a popular boyband, arrive at a different bar run by Ginti, who has them play a game of Twister together. While Mayu is excited to play with someone from her favorite band, Harada is more concerned with getting back to his girlfriend. As Mayu and Harada start demanding a break, Ginti changes up the game, which causes the climate of the game mat to change with every panel they step on, ranging from heating panels to freezing cold. After narrowly avoiding freezing to death, Mayu and Harada are suddenly put in a sudden death situation above a pit of spikes. Just as Harada is about to push Mayu off himself, Mayu, not wanting to soil herself in front of him, decides to forfeit and let herself drop, but Harada, guilty over driving one of his ex-girlfriends to suicide, tries to stop her from doing so. Mayu, who safely lands on some fake spikes, remembers that she died slipping on some soap, while Harada recalls he was killed by his girlfriend, the sister of his ex-girlfriend whom he let die. Afterwards, Harada takes an interest in Mayu after she changes her clothes, and the two hold a concert for the other staff.
07 "Alcohol Poison"
アルコール・ポイズン "Arukōru Poizun"
February 20, 2015
The Black-Haired Woman comes across a book containing the Chavvot story that appeared in her dreams, causing her to regain some of her memories and remember she is dead. When she asks Decim about who the book belongs to, he tells the woman about Quin, the Quindecim's former arbiter before he joined. After observing one of Quin's death games, Decim was questioned over why he did not use a remote to affect the nature of the game, to which he replied that he respects those who had lived full lives, and told by Quin to take care of things he treasures. Meanwhile, Quin, who became part of the information beureau after quitting her job as arbiter, has a drink with Nona, discussing how Decim is an arbiter with human emotions. Oculus visited them and found in Nona's house the book Chavvot. Decim shares with the Black-Haired Woman his treasure, in which he collects the dummies formed from guests who were sent to the void, which would otherwise be completely disposed of, so that they won't be forgotten. Later, Nona arranges with Castra for two special guests to be sent to Decim instead of to special arbiters.
08 "Death Rally"
デス・ラリー "Desu Rarī"
February 27, 2015
The two special guests are revealed to be a man named Shimada and a detective named Tatsumi. Both are shown to be after revenge, and later revealed to have already taken their revenge.
09 "Death Counter"
デス・カウンター "Desu Kauntā"
March 6, 2015
This continues where the last episode left off. It is then revealed that Shimada killed Tatsumi, because he didn't try to save Shimada's sister.
10 "Story Teller"
ストーリー・テラー "Sutōrī Terā"
March 13, 2015
Nona tells Decim of a special guest. The guest is an old lady names Sachiko Uemura, a illustrator. Also, the black-haired women regains more memories, and is able to remember that her name is Chiyuki.
11 "Memento Mori"
メメント・モリ "Memento Mori"
March 20, 2015
Chiyuki remembers that she use to be a figure skater, and is asked by Decim to perform. While she is skating, memories return to her, and she feels overjoyed, but then the memory of her knee injury returned, and she trips and falls on the ice, scraping the skin on her right knee off and revealing the doll skin underneath. She tells Decim of how she got hurt while figure skating, and had to go to the hospital, where the doctor says that because of her injury, she will never be able to skate again, and later, Chiyuki committed suicide. The two return to the bar area, where Decim serves a drink called "Memento Mori". It is revealed that Decim might have put something in the drink, for, his remained untouched, and Chiyuki fell asleep after drinking it. Decim then apologizes to her.
12 "Suicide Tour"

スーサイド・ツアー "Sūsaido Tsuā"

March 27, 2015
Decim is shown to be making a phone call to the information bureau, requesting a favor. Meanwhile, Nona is walking towards the elevator, bumping into Oculus. The two have a short argument and Nona explains what she is after. Afterwards, Decim is shown carrying Chiyuki in his arms as he steps into the elevator, greeted by Clavis, and asks to be taken to the lowest level. Chiyuki wakes up and finds herself in her own room. Decim enters and the two wander around Chiyuki's house while she thinks back to while she was alive. Her mother then returns, and Decim explains that they cannot interact with the living in any way. He later tells Chiyuki she can return to her mother, but it would cost the life of someone else, giving her a button to press if she wanted to live. Chiyuki watches as her mother apologizes to Chiyuki's picture that she wasn't able to understand her own daughter. Chiyuki wants to return to her mother's side, but then thinks about all the people who passed through Quindecim, and is unable to press it. Decim questions why, and she explains that everyone has someone they cherish. This causes Decim to feel a pain in his chest, while Chiyuki cries and apologizes to her mother, later begging Decim to press the button for her. Decim reveals that it was just all an illusion with tears in his eyes, and apologizes to Chiyuki. Oculus asks Nona what she did to Decim, and she gives a brief explanation. Meanwhile, Decim and Chiyuki return to Quindecim, and Chiyuki is able to make Decim smile as the elevator doors are closing, and then leaves to be reincarnated. In the end, two new deceased arrive, and are greeted by Decim, who smiles. A doll with Chiyuki's appearance is seen sitting at the side.
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