The BEST episodes directed by Ayako Kouno

A Cat Has Nine Lives
71 votes

#1 - A Cat Has Nine Lives

Durarara!! - Season 2 - Episode 19

Everyone involved with Ruri is becoming the target of the stalker. Shizuo and Masaomi find themselves caught up in the action and encounter a member of Blue Square in the midst of it. With Anri in imminent danger, Masaomi seeks out the truth.

The Dead Line
131 votes

#2 - The Dead Line

GATE - Season 1 - Episode 21

Tensions escalate as Zorzal uses the Japanese acceptance of the Sherry and other refugees as a warrant an attack. The Japanese Prime Minister refuses to evacuate the Jade Palace while the foreign media is in the Special Region. Meanwhile, Itami's crew continues to come under attack by assassins.

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Act of Treachery
163 votes

#3 - Act of Treachery

Blue Exorcist - Season 2 - Episode 4

Who is betraying the Myoda sect? Without high priest Tatsuma in attendance, the general meeting falls into chaos and ends without a conclusion. As Suguro resolves to find and question his father, he witnesses someone sneaking into the Kyoto field office…

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Through Thick and Thin
158 votes

#4 - Through Thick and Thin

Blue Exorcist - Season 2 - Episode 9

“You despise your brother, don’t you?” Yukio is shaken as Todo tells him to admit his true feelings. Yukio reflects on the thoughts he’s had since an early age. Meanwhile, Suguro has inherited the Gouha-en, and with it, he and Rin head to the sporangium.

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Tuka Luna Marceau
172 votes

#5 - Tuka Luna Marceau

GATE - Season 1 - Episode 15

Chuka has gone insane and refuses to face the fact that her father is dead. She thinks that Itami is her father. The only way to snap her back to sanity is to kill the Fire Dragon, but engaging it would mean getting most of Itami's squad killed.

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