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This is a list of episodes of the anime adaptation of the manga Rec. The episode titles of the anime are based on Audrey Hepburn films, due to the admiration the female protagonist, Aka Onda, holds for the actress and the overall tie-in of Hepburn references. Also, in each episode, Aka recites at least one quotation from the movie in question. An extra episode was later released as an original video animation which took place between episodes seven and eight in the series' internal chronology.

Episode list

# Episode title Original air date
01 Roman Holiday
"Rōma no Kyōjitsu" (ローマの休日)
February 2, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Fumihiko Matsumaru anxiously awaits his date to arrive in front of the movie theater. Realizing she is late, he crumples the movie tickets and prepares to throw them away, only to "hear" the voice of the tickets telling him not to do so; in actuality, it's a girl who's dubbing the voice of the tickets. He gives one of his tickets to the girl, and they watch the movie together. Fumihiko realizes that the girl is reading the subtitles of the movie out loud and concludes that she is just weird. While exiting the theater, Fumihiko finds out that his date had stood him up for another man and thus is accompanied by the girl for yakitori and beer. As the duo are heading home, Fumihiko finds out that the girl lives almost next door. In the middle of the night, he wakes up to find the girl's neighborhood in flames and convinces her to stay in his house. As the girl becomes distraught over her horrible luck, they kiss. The girl introduces herself as Aka Onda, shortly before they make love and fall asleep.
02 Sabrina Fair
"Uruwashi no Saburina" (麗しのサブリナ)
February 9, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The next day, Fumihiko learns at work that his marketing concept "Nekoki" (a cat-tree) has been approved as the mascot of a snack product called Ha; furthermore, Aka is chosen to voice Nekoki. They decide to keep their live-in relationship a secret from their employers due to Aka's worries about an appearance of impropriety. She also insists they are not a couple just because they had slept together once in a moment of weakness, and that she will merely be lodging with him. The series is heavily concerned with the developing dynamic of their relationship.
03 Wait Until Dark
"Kurakunaru made Matte" (暗くなるまで待って)
February 16, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The episode deals with Fumihiko realizing that he has let a total stranger into his house. It also has two flashbacks to when Aka and Fumihiko had been in high school. Aka's flashback has her friend commenting on how great it would be to hear Aka's voice on TV. Fumihiko's flashback has his friend tell him that Tokyo girls are easy, a comment that he refutes after he is once again struck by Aka for trying to kiss her.
04 Breakfast at Tiffany's
"Tīfanī de Chōshoku o" (ティファニーで朝食を)
February 23, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
After a shaky start when Fumihiko walks in on Aka on the toilet, the two of them go and launch their advertising campaign. It starts badly, but after a little girl recognizes the voice and the character, their spirits are lifted. Afterward, Aka cries with happiness at her voice being recognized.
05 Love in the Afternoon
"Hirusagari no Jōji" (昼下がりの情事)
March 2, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Aka is having trouble with her current job because she is voice-acting in an H-game. She struggles with the words and eventually asks Fumihiko for help. He initially misunderstands her intentions but realizes them before he does anything stupid. After successfully completing her job, Fumihiko buys the game, but Aka confiscates it and prohibits him from playing it.
06 The Children's Hour
"Uwasa no Futari" (噂の二人)
March 9, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
After an incident involving underwear on live television, both Aka's and Fumihiko's careers take a boost. This causes friction, culminating in Aka saying that once she earns enough money, she will leave- causing both of them to get depressed. Aka's depression affects her performance on one of her jobs, but she manages to get the lines right after remembering her feelings whenever Fumihiko came home. The episode ends with Aka crying alone and wondering if she can return to Fumihiko.
07 War and Peace
"Sensō to Heiwa" (戦争と平和)
March 16, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
In this episode, Aka and Fukihiko take a trip to the hot springs. They each enter one side of the same springs and find each other naked, much to their dismay.
7.5 The Unforgiven
"Yurusarezaru Mono" (許されざる者)
{{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Fumihiko and Aka go out to eat and come across Tanaka, who had just been dumped by her boyfriend. She pressures him to drink with her for the night as Aka becomes jealous. He brings her home to Aka's dismay, which makes her wonder if Tanaka can be trusted with him.
08 My Fair Lady
"Mai Fea Redī" (マイ·フェア·レディ)
March 23, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
As Aka's career takes off even more, she unintentionally misses a date she had planned with Fumihiko. That day, things go from bad to worse for Fumihiko at work, among other things, and when he finally sees her late that night in his apartment, his jealousy gets the best of him as he says some unwarranted things.
09 Two for the Road
"Itsumo Futari de" (いつも2人で)
March 30, 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Feeling sorry about what he had said to her before, Fumihiko tries to think of a way to apologize to Aka but instead pushes her away even more, thinking he's not worthy of her as she has become popular. That day, Hatakeda takes him out for a night of drinking to cheer him up, and they end up in the room right next to that of Aka and the staff of the new anime series she's voicing. They express their feelings to each other and finally become a couple.

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