Hot Springs
japanese title オンセン
translation Onsen

Production information

Storyboard Abe Noriyuki
Production Shuji Miyahara
Directed by Yoshiaka Ito; Shimizu Akihisa Takano; Takemoto Kawashima Kumiko; Shota Tsukiyama
End card Namori
Broadcast information
Japanese broadcast March 8, 2015
Other airdates November 24, 2018 (United States)
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Hot Springs (Onsen オンセン) is the ninth episode of the Nisekoi series that is originally written and illustrated by Naoshi Komi as a manga. The episode aired on March 8, 2014.

Overview Edit


Episode 9 title card.

Raku's class has a trip to a hot springs resort. Shū arranges for Raku, Chitoge, Kosaki and Seishirō to ride together and bump into each other on the way. Chitoge recalls the boy from her diary with a scar on his forehead, but is shocked when she sees Raku with a forehead scar. After settling in, they played card game with a bet that whoever loses will have to tell about their first love. After cancelation of the game, the group plans to take a dip at the hot springs. Claude switches the signs for the men's and women's bath to trap Raku into the wrong hot springs. In the bath, Chitoge finds Raku and is angry at first but understands the situation once they figure Claude is the one causing it. The two cooperate to get Raku to an escape route, however, the other girls arrive, and Kosaki's talk about first love has Raku curious. Raku eventually escapes and apologizes to Chitoge later.

Mini Episode Overview Edit

Nisekoi ep9 card1

Episode 9 Card 1.

Ruri tells Raku and Shū to keep out of the girls' side of their hotel room which they agree to but Shū ends up opening the door between the rooms anyway. Although Raku didn't do anything, both he and Shū get the consequences from Ruri by sleeping upside-down outside.

Episode 9 end card.

Characters Edit

Chapter Notes Edit

Character Revelations Edit

  • Raku has a scar on the top of his head.
  • Tsugumi has big breasts.

Difference between anime and manga Edit

  • In the anime, Shū begs Ruri to let him sleep in the hotel room, but in the manga, this scene was never shown.

Trivia Edit

  • This episode was adapted by Nisekoi Chapter 21: Scar, Chapter 22: Hot Springs, and Chapter 23: Girls.
  • This episode didn't have an ending outro and was replaced with a continuation of the episode.
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