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Ranking the Best 'Terrace House' Series

July 15, 2020 270 votes 93 voters 4.1k views5 items

All the Terrace House series have been addictive, but which series really stand out? While some reality shows are full of backstabbing and competitions, Terrace House viewers enjoy watching this calmer entry in the genre, as its cast members patiently develop relationships and live their day-to-day lives. Some of the most memorable episodes of Terrace House come from different editions, so picking the top series isn't easy. Some Terrace House series focus on love, while other good editions focus on the cast members' careers. To determine once and for all what the best Terrace House series are, let's rank every version of Terrace House from best to worst.

Terrace House is a reality show franchise in Japan which follows six strangers who get to know each other over the course of each series. The first Terrace House series premiered on Fuji TV on October 12, 2012, and ran for eight seasons before becoming a Netflix co-production and changing locations for each series.

Vote up your favorite editions of Terrace House, and vote down any series that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite version of Terrace House not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. It can be tough to put one Terrace House series over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many versions you like.

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    Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City

    Terrace House: Boys x Girls in the City premiered on September 2, 2015, and contains one season. This edition of Terrace House's initial cast includes Makoto Hasegawa, Minori Nakada, Yuki Adachi, Mizuki Shida, Tatsuya Uchihara, and Yuriko Hayata.

    Boys x Girls in the City is a total of 46 episodes and it features Target gym as a popular destination of the cast.

    Memorable moments from Boys x Girls in the City include:

    • Makoto leaves the house.
    • Hikaru and Natsumi join the cast.
    • The group celebrates Martha's birthday.
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    Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020 

    Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020 premiered on December 19, 2017, and contains one season. This edition of Terrace House's initial cast includes Kaori Watanabe, Shohei Matsuzaki, Haruka Okuyama, Kenji Yoshihara, Risako Tanabe, and Ruka Nishinoir.

    Tokyo is a total of 42 episodes and is set in the Setagaya ward of Tokyo.

    Memorable moments from Tokyo include:

    • Haruka buys a guitar.
    • Kaori makes an announcement.
    • COVID-19 causes Hana's matches to get canceled.
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    14
    Good series?
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    Terrace House: Opening New Doors

    Terrace House: Opening New Doors premiered on December 19, 2017, and contains one season. This edition of Terrace House's initial cast includes Ami Komuro, Yuudai Arai, Mizuki Haruta, Takayuki Nakamura, Tsubasa Sato, and Shion "Sean" Okamoto.

    Opening New Doors is a total of 49 episodes and is set in Karuizawa.

    Memorable moments from Opening New Doors include:

    • Ami and Yuudai go on a date.
    • Shohei surprises Ami.
    • Wada performs at a Christmas event.
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    14
    Good series?
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    Terrace House: Aloha State

    Terrace House: Aloha State premiered on November 1, 2016, and contains one season. This edition of Terrace House's initial cast includes Lauren Tsai, Yuya Shibusawa, Avian Ku, Eric De Mendonca, Naomi Lorraine Frank, and Yusuke Aizawa.

    Aloha State is a total of 36 episodes and is set in Hawaii.

    Memorable moments from Aloha State include:

    • Naomi gets a job.
    • Everyone attends Lauren's art exhibition.
    • Taishi and Chikako enjoy a night alone.
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