The Best Episodes Directed by Akio Takami

Clash! Yamato vs. Andromeda

#1 - Clash! Yamato vs. Andromeda

Star Blazers [Space Battleship Yamato] 2199 Season 2 - Episode 5

The Yamato reaches the asteroid belt beyond Mars but must soon face a powerful deterrent to their rebellion in the form of the Andromeda, one of the newly launched flagships of the Earth Federation Fleet.

star 8.43
22 votes
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The Terezart Landing Operation - Crush the Enemy Missile Fleet!

#2 - The Terezart Landing Operation - Crush the Enemy Missile Fleet!

Star Blazers [Space Battleship Yamato] 2199 Season 2 - Episode 13

The crew of Yamato plans and launches an assault on Gatlantis-occupied Terezart. At the head of the fleet defending the planet, a Gatlantean boy struggles to come of age.

star 8.24
20 votes
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Bewitching - The Space Fireflies Beckon a Crisis

#3 - Bewitching - The Space Fireflies Beckon a Crisis

Star Blazers [Space Battleship Yamato] 2199 Season 2 - Episode 10

Yamato resumes its voyage to Terezart, but soon encounters a swarm of space-born organisms that threaten the stability of the crew and the ship. Teresa reaches out once more. Zworder dispatches a new ally of his own and an old adversary of Yamato to defeat the Earth vessel.

star 7.68
21 votes
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The Battle for the Fastest Butt!!!!

#4 - The Battle for the Fastest Butt!!!!

Keijo!!!!!!!! Season 1 - Episode 4

The class-change race between the normal class and Elite Class has begun. Everyone, including Nozomi, is excited. Anyone who graduates in the Elite Class can get a better ranking when they make their debut. The class-change race is broken into four groups. The first match is determined to be on the see-saw-style land, with Sayaka and Rin in the same group. Rin calls herself the fastest outfighter in Western Japan, but will Sayaka be able to beat her...

star 7.62
84 votes
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Surgical Strike

#5 - Surgical Strike

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 2

Mikami Arashi, a high school student, has excised his first malignant tumor, and is now an official member of the illegal organization, Black Label. He took on the role of executioner because of what happened nine years ago during an act of terrorism against an international medical conference. And now Black Label moves to save a victim which has been kidnapped right after they saved them the last time.

star 7.60
95 votes
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Desler's Challenge!

#6 - Desler's Challenge!

Star Blazers [Space Battleship Yamato] 2199 Season 2 - Episode 11

The fallen leader of the Great Garmillas Empire, Abelt Dessler, is dispatched by Emperor Zworder to destroy a rogue Gatlantis fleet and to hunt down the Yamato. As his old adversaries attempt to escape, Dessler takes advantage of a new opportunity.

star 7.57
20 votes
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Setouchi Keijo Training School!!!!

#7 - Setouchi Keijo Training School!!!!

Keijo!!!!!!!! Season 1 - Episode 1

Nozomi Kaminashi has successfully been admitted to Setouchi Keijo Training School, where she's reunited with Sayaka Miyata, a promising young judo star who she met during her tryouts. All students at the training school stay in dorms, where they eat and sleep together as they study. Nozomi's family is poor, so she wants to be the richest Keijo girl in Japan. Promising future star Hanabi Kawai, and her friend Mio, are both very interested in Nozomi as well. The story of the girls who want to be Keijo athletes begins!

star 7.55
114 votes
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The Hip Toss Brings Us Together!!!!

#8 - The Hip Toss Brings Us Together!!!!

Keijo!!!!!!!! Season 1 - Episode 2

Now that Nozomi and the others are settled in, it's time to get to work! The life of a Keijo trainee isn't an easy one: there's butt figure eights, butt squats, butt-runs, and other butt-related activities. Then, to top it off, they have to play butt hackey-sack with a beach ball!

star 7.46
92 votes
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Tension - Reach the Embassy on the Moon

#9 - Tension - Reach the Embassy on the Moon

Star Blazers [Space Battleship Yamato] 2199 Season 2 - Episode 2

The newly established Earth Federal Government is enacting rapid military expansion plans culminating in the launch of four state-of-the-art Andromeda class starships equipped with Wave Motion weapons. Meanwhile, the former crew of the Yamato gathers at Captain Okita's memorial monument and try to make sense of the unease growing among them after they all received a strange vision compelling them to man the old ship.

star 7.34
28 votes
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Vacuum Butt Cannon!!!!

#10 - Vacuum Butt Cannon!!!!

Keijo!!!!!!!! Season 1 - Episode 3

During her first class on the Land, Nozomi unconsciously uses a powerful technique called the Vacuum Butt Cannon. When they learn that she's used this technique, Rin Rokudou, Hanabi, and the other members of the elite class invite her to train with them. Nozomi is excited and vows to master the ability. But then one of the teachers calls her...

star 7.28
90 votes
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Prescription of Hell

#11 - Prescription of Hell

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 1

The " triage " , if the victim has occurred in multiple simultaneous , is separated the severity and urgency in the five colors of the label color , to determine the priority of medical practice and that . It just is a life of choice [ triage ] . Meanwhile , label color "black" had been the closest color to the "death" . - And , illegal organization " Black Label " is , as its name suggests , in order to hit the mark of "death" to criminals who undermine the society as malignant tumor , it was behind the scenes day and night ... ! Japanese Translation!

star 7.15
116 votes
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Limit Break

#12 - Limit Break

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 9

Mikoto starts to develop feelings towards Arashi, but is unsure on how to act on them. Kaoru and Kaori attack Suzue, only for Tobishiro's thugs to kidnap her, barely managing to escape with the captive detective. Detective Hijiri, Black Label's contact on the police informs the situation, while Goryu, Tobishiro's second-in-command prepares to torture Suzue by showing her all the addicted girls that she has broken both in mind and body. She also mentions that she's reserving the Platinum Lily for later and how torture works for her. Fiona informs Dr. Mochizuki that Syringe was looking for information in the Public Safety's server, but their motives remain unknown. Black Label goes to Tobishiro's hideout at an abandoned mine, while Goryu taunts Suzue that Kyoji intends to play with her first, so she leaves to receive him. Oriha and Mikoto attract the guard's attention while Arashi looks for Suzue. Kaoru and Kaori also arrive, but they're confronted by a recovered Sayo, who proceeds to trash them around. When Kaori asks how she can be so strong, Sayo tells them that her father Itaru Togo used the D99 virus to save her from an incurable disease, and that she killed him when she snapped. The twins only say that they received their powers from a princess and before Hitsugi can kill them, Mr. Astro arrives and takes them away. Meanwhile Arashi finds and rescues Suzue, but accidentally releases all the girls that were infected with the Platinum Lily.

star 7.13
23 votes
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Where the Turnips Lead!!!!

#13 - Where the Turnips Lead!!!!

Keijo!!!!!!!! Season 1 - Episode 7

Nozomi is worn out from Kyouko's coaching, and continues to be worried about the weakness that she has pointed out. Nozomi talks with the other four, and decides to watch Kyouko more closely for hints. She gleams insight, but as a result, ends up having to pull turnips with her butt?

star 7.13
86 votes
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Midnight Guerrilla

#14 - Midnight Guerrilla

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 3

Kiba Mikoto, a student at the same school as Arashi, fights evil along with him part of the organization, Black Label. Mikoto runs into a mysterious transfer student, Hizaki Chikage. Mikoto learns a lot about Chikage, and the two of them get very close. Meanwhile, a string of incidents happen where citizens are being burned to death...

star 7.07
67 votes
Chaos World

#15 - Chaos World

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 7

Sagiri Yuko, Tsurugi Miki, and Sayo Hitsugi, Ampule Zero, and Arashi, Mikoto, and Oriha, Ampule One, go to investigate a cargo ship that had arrived at Tobioka Port. Twins show up calling Hitsugi "senpai", but what is the true reason they want to pick a fight with her...

star 7.05
21 votes
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Galactic Onstage

#16 - Galactic Onstage

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 6

It's time for the show. Bad guys have hijacked the TV studio and taken the idols hostage. They've asked for a large some of money, and if they don't get they, they're going to force their hostages out of the 18th floor down to the ground below. Meanwhile, Oriha manages to slip away,...

star 7.00
22 votes
Closed Heart Shelter

#17 - Closed Heart Shelter

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 8

A Flashback on how Arashi was re-learning to walk and how Hitsugi helped him is shown. In the present Fiona directs Ampule 1 to capture Sayo, which confuses them, but Fiona explains that her illness has resurfaced and must be stopped. They runs across a berserk Sayo and proves to be too much to handle, but Miki and Yuko interfere in time. Yuko is willing to kill Hitsugi, since she promised herself that she would do it if it came to it once more. Arashi prevents her from killing Sayo and locks himself and Hitsugi in an underground part of the facility. When Mikoto tries to intervene, Masamune convinces her to let Arashi try, since they have survived the same illness. Yuko and Miki explain that 9 years ago they investigated a facility belonging to Itaru Togo, a member of the original team that researched the D99 virus, only to find everyone there including Togo dead, killed by a test subject. Miki found that the subject had developed a lot of strength and regeneration, but also deep psychological issues. Yuko was attacked by the subject, but right when she stabbed it, she realized it was Sayo. She saved her, but Sayo lost her memories. Arashi tries to make Hitsugi remember a promise they made each other years ago and finally succeeds when he takes off her mask. A grateful Sayo kisses Arashi in front of Mikoto, and then assures the rest of the team that she will no longer avoid her past. Meanwhile Kaname Makiishi, Syringe's leader, directs Kaoru and Kaori to kill a detective that's been researching them: Konomi Suzue.

star 7.00
23 votes
Sacrifice Idol

#18 - Sacrifice Idol

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 5

She can sing, dance, and act. A top idol, Nashida Oriha, is also a member of Black Label. She spends every day riding the world of evil. She's slated to help run a live broadcast celebrating a new TV studio, but things go wrong when the studio is targeted. How will Oriha get through this...

star 6.98
54 votes
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How's the Water?

#19 - How's the Water?

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 10

The girls relax at the bath and discuss their previous mission. Suzue is now on intensive care under the guarding eye of Tatara. Fiona mentions that she will recover and that there's no D99 in her system. Yuko mentions that Syringe escaped from her, and blames Sayo for them getting away. Hitsugi apologizes for the trouble she's caused and a rivalry between Sayo and Mikoto for Arashi begins. Arashi finds himself resolved to keep fighting to protect those he cares. At school Arashi's classmates Yuu Momokino and Hinako Kominato talk about some mysterious kidnappings and how strange people also began to appearing, but Arashi knows the truth and warns them to be careful. Miki tries to get information from Inunaki, but Shinichiro only teases her and gives them a clue. Fiona and Masamune discuss the reappearance of the D99 virus and how it could endanger mankind. Mikoto and Arashi go after a drug dealer that's in a car chase with a woman hostage, and when they succeed in stopping him, they don't get new information on Syringe. While Mikoto takes the woman to the hospital, Arashi walks back home.

star 6.88
25 votes
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Fire Game

#20 - Fire Game

Triage X Season 1 - Episode 4

Mikoto knows of the existence of a malignant tumor and rushes off alone to excise it, without waiting for the rest of Black Label. However, she runs across people taking a new narcotic, and someone else she didn't expect...

star 6.86
59 votes
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