The BEST episodes directed by Bob Shirohata

The Traitor's Vow
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9.91
32 votes

#1 - The Traitor's Vow

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 3

After Suguru defected, Tamaki and the other guardians try to cope with what happened. Shinji goes see Aria again, while Ryou takes things into his own hands. Ashiya starts to become more involved.

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The Deceitful Heart
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9.90
31 votes

#2 - The Deceitful Heart

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 6

Aria converses with Suguru about the Artifacts, while Takuma and Tamaki comes to terms with their situation.

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The Truth Behind the Tears
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9.85
33 votes

#3 - The Truth Behind the Tears

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 5

Suguru fights with Mahiro and Yuuichi. Takuma is let go and Tamaki is put on house arrest. Shinji learns a secret from Tamaki's grandmother that changes the way he feels for Mitsuru.

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The Eternal Promise
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9.84
32 votes

#4 - The Eternal Promise

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 9

Kiyono and Ryou reveals more truth to Tamaki and Takuma. The Guardians reevalute their situation while Drei decides the move on his own.

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The Power of the Gods
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9.84
32 votes

#5 - The Power of the Gods

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 10

Eins reveals the true reasons of why he is protecting Aria.

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Scarlet Fragments
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9.84
32 votes

#6 - Scarlet Fragments

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 11

Takuma is willing sacrifice his life for Tamaki's. However, a deceit lies around the corner.

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The Guardians' Awakening
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9.84
32 votes

#7 - The Guardians' Awakening

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 12

Takuma is in control of his power. The Guardians retrieved the Artifacts thanks to Aria. With the truth and lies out of the way, there is one thing left to do....fight Logos and take back Onikirimaru!!!

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The Eternal Pledge
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9.84
32 votes

#8 - The Eternal Pledge

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 13

Drei has Onikirimaru and brings forth hell on Earth. Both guardians and former enemies must prevent the end of the world.

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Memory of a Dream
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9.84
31 votes

#9 - Memory of a Dream

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 7

Tamaki learns the truth about Onikirimaru and the Tamayori Princess's fate.

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Ominous Dark Cloud
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9.76
34 votes

#10 - Ominous Dark Cloud

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 2

Takuma starts to feel effect of Onikirimaru's presence. As Tamaki's grandmother still going through with the ceremonial sacrifice, Suguru does the unthinkable. Shinji's past unveiled and also his connection to Logos.

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The Tamayori's Fate
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9.73
33 votes

#11 - The Tamayori's Fate

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 1

Tamaki enjoy the time of peace after the Onikirimaru incident and recap her memories from first season.

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Their Resolution
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9.72
32 votes

#12 - Their Resolution

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 8

Tamaki and Takuma makes a run from the shine. Eins's past is revealed.

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The Destruction of the Five Guardian Families
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9.70
33 votes

#13 - The Destruction of the Five Guardian Families

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 2 - Episode 4

After escaping Logos, the guardians are not in their best mood. The mountain god reveals more light to Onikirimaru... and Takuma's condition. Drei grows impatience and asks Suguru to lead him the next Artifact.

Holy Roman Empire Departs for War
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9.46
35 votes

#14 - Holy Roman Empire Departs for War

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 22

Holy Roman Empire gets ready to depart for war, but Chibitalia won't let him leave that easily, and not without one last gift.

Top Secret Plans
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9.32
38 votes

#15 - Top Secret Plans

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 19

The Allied Forces attempt to get back to business, despite China arriving late for their meeting. But little do they know, they have a surprise guest (or two) in their room, listening in on their "top secret" plans.

The Power of Onikirimaru
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8.47
64 votes

#16 - The Power of Onikirimaru

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 13

Tamaki and the guardians, desperate not to let Logos get the katana that holds Onikirimaru, stand up and fight with the rest of their strength and are prepared for the worst. Tamaki awakens as the Tamayori Princcess and saves Takuma from himself. This in turn helps Takuma to control the power of the katana. Devastated, Aria and the Logos leave.

The Demon's Tradition
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8.44
64 votes

#17 - The Demon's Tradition

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 11

Aria and Vier find out their superiors are acting strange. Meanwhile, Tamaki and the others continue to research the history of the Tamayori princess and came across something important about Mahiro's bloodline and the truth of Takuma's lineage

A Time for Battle
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8.43
63 votes

#18 - A Time for Battle

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 12

Tamaki and the guardians prepare for the battle to protect to last two artifacts from Logos.

England Raises the Young America
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8.42
62 votes

#19 - England Raises the Young America

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 25

In a past tale, England raises the young America and treats him to his own "special" brand of cooking. Meanwhile, as the Liechtenstein and Her Beloved Brother arc comes to a close, Switzerland finds himself reminded of his lapsed friendship with Austria.

Switzerland and Liechtenstein Run into Austria
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8.41
63 votes

#20 - Switzerland and Liechtenstein Run into Austria

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 24

While out shopping, Switzerland and Liechtenstein run into Austria, much to Switzerland's displeasure. Meanwhile, the Axis Powers are still deserted on an island, but come across a most unusual sight in the middle of a forest.

America's Storage Room Cleaning, Part 2
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8.39
66 votes

#21 - America's Storage Room Cleaning, Part 2

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 20

The old musket in America's storage room brings back another memory of times long past: The Revolutionary War.

The Rumbling of the Earth
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8.39
64 votes

#22 - The Rumbling of the Earth

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 9

While read the books in the storage, Tamaki finds a key information that may help her guardians. Meanwhile Drei finds a way to attack Tamaki while under house arrest, only to be stopped by Fiona who is revealed to be Vier.

The Guardians' Feelings
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8.39
64 votes

#23 - The Guardians' Feelings

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 10

After Aria punishing Ein, Zwei and Drei, she plans on imprisoning Drei for disobeying her. Meanwhile, the guardians all decided to live with Tamaki to protect her.

The Gold of the Kunie
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8.38
204 votes

#24 - The Gold of the Kunie

Log Horizon - Season 2 - Episode 12

The final boss, Uru of the Ninth Garden vs the villain in glasses, Shiroe is up against what could be the strongest boss in this new world.

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Busby's Chair
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8.38
64 votes

#25 - Busby's Chair

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 26

America unveils a new plane, much to England's chagrin and lets out a secret. Later, England uses Busby's Chair to get revenge on America during an Allied summit, only for Russia to sit on the chair first and destroy it by out-evilling it. England reveals his drunk side when in a bar with America (who England is trying to coax information out of). Then Episode 18 is continued, with England attempting to use Busby's Chair once the Axis are surrounded, although Russia sits on it yet again...

The Prediction of the Bureau of Medicin
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8.36
66 votes

#26 - The Prediction of the Bureau of Medicin

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 8

Tamaki decides to have Ashiya's assistance, much to the Guardians' disapproval. When looking through the archives, Tamaki hears a voice that may be of help. Mahiro reveals a secret about Logos that he hid from everyone for her grandmother's sake.

Liechtenstein and Italy's Embarrassing Situation
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8.32
62 votes

#27 - Liechtenstein and Italy's Embarrassing Situation

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 23

Liechtenstein adjusts to her new life with her brother Switzerland. Elsewhere, Italy gets stuck in an embarrassing situation with his own brother.

Sealand
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8.32
63 votes

#28 - Sealand

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 21

Sealand, the world's smallest "nation", attends a world conference in an attempt to be recognized, but finds that respect and acknowledgment from the others is harder to obtain than he thinks.

The Course of the Battle
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8.30
67 votes

#29 - The Course of the Battle

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 6

Tamaki and the Guardian begins their second fight against Logos to protect the second seal.

The Breaking of Bonds
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8.28
65 votes

#30 - The Breaking of Bonds

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 7

After their loss to Logos and the second seal, Tamaki was in depression because she was no help to the Guardians. As Ashiya makes his move to help the Guardians, Aria and Vier starts to question Drei's loyalties to Logos.

The Five Guardians
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8.26
68 votes

#31 - The Five Guardians

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 3

The one who catches Tamaki as she nearly falls is the fifth member of the Shugogo house, Shinji Inukai. Despite their joyful reunion, Tamaki thinks it strange that Takuma and the others don't welcome him. Meanwhile, the five guardians head off patrol the five items which seal the Onikirimaru. Tamaki begins to worry and experiences a sudden headache..

The Holy Woman's Advent
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8.24
67 votes

#32 - The Holy Woman's Advent

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 4

Tamaki and the guardians discuss about the people they saw earlier which Yuichi comments that their names are the numbers from 1-4 in German, they find out that whenever Tamaki gets a headache it means that someone is trying to break through the seal barrier. The group decides to go to Ohmi-san to ask him about the artifacts and Fiona interrupts them asking why they are there and Takuma stares at her as he seemed suspicious of her and as she leaves she stares back at him. After school, as Tamaki and the four guardians on their way to Ohmi-san's house, Tamaki asks them about their interests. At Ohmi-san's house, he offered them tea and told them about the artifacts and that the artifacts originally belonged to the Tamayori princess. The group came to know that the artifacts are decorative things consist of: ring, mirror, necklace, bracelet and the bells and those five make the barrier and seal the onikirimaru which no one can break but the Tamayori princess and the guardians. Before the group leaves, it seemed that those people came to take one of the artifacts which caused Tamaki to feel pain in her heart and the guardians went to prevent them from breaking the seal. They encounter a little girl with blond hair which appeared to be Aria Rosenberg who claims to be the incarnation of Monado Cephelot accompanied by the people who named themselves the logos. The two groups fight together which ended with the logos defeating the guardians easily and Monado takes the bracelet which causes Tamaki to feel a great pain in her heart and the guardians lying on the ground and couldn't do anything to prevent them from taking the artifact. Takuma on a desperate attempt tries to retrieve the bracelet but it was all in vain. The episode ends with Baba-sama telling Tamaki that it's impossible for her to retrieve the artifact seal as long as she does not realize herself as the Tamayori princess.

Explosion Magic for This Formidable Enemy!
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8.23
286 votes

#33 - Explosion Magic for This Formidable Enemy!

KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! - Season 1 - Episode 4

All of the weak monsters have gone into hiding since a leader of the devil king's army has settled in near town. Kazuma, who had been focusing on improving his skills, is stuck at a standstill. With nothing else to do, Kazuma tags along with Megumin's training, which consists of unleashing explosion magic into an abandoned castle.

The Two Tasks
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8.20
65 votes

#34 - The Two Tasks

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 5

As Tamaki and the Guardians return to see Shizuki after failing to defend the Bracelet, Shizuki urges Tamaki to release the Tamayori Princess within her. After they all enjoy a feast cooked by Mitsuru, Tamaki notices that Mitsuru is still in love with Shinji while passing by in the kitchen. The next day after school, it appears that Takuma, Mahiro, Yuuichi and Shinji are all tired from patrolling the seals. Back at the shrine, she runs outside the shrine after having a headache and bumps into Ryou Kutani, who questions her affiliation with Shizuki as being her grandmother. After running towards the second seal ground, she encounters Aria, who declares that the Logos plan to release the Onikirimaru to prevent it from being resealed. When Takuma and Mahiro come, Tamaki tells them to stand down, vowing to Aria that she will not give up on preventing the Logos from succeeding in their plan. Aria leaves after saying that she will bring the Logos back at the second seal ground on the following night. Takuma and Mahiro express their gratitude to Tamaki for how she handled the situation.

Determined First Step
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8.16
70 votes

#35 - Determined First Step

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 2

From her grandmother, Shizuki, Tamaki succeeds as the Tamayori princess to protect the Onikirimaru. Tamaki is puzzled, but surrounded by her guardians, Takuma Onizaki, Mahiro Atori, Yuichi Komura, Surugu Ohmi, who protect the Tamayori princess. Tamaki tries to find out what the Tamayori princess is and what the Onikirimaru is

The Tamayori Princess
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8.08
73 votes

#36 - The Tamayori Princess

Hiiro no Kakera ~ The Tamayori Princess Saga - Season 1 - Episode 1

It's the time of year when the trees turn red. Tamaki Ugaya, an ordinary high school student, goes to live with her grandmother in the Ugaya Family home while her parents are overseas for work. Tamaki arrives at Kifumura village, surrounded by nature. Her childhood memories guide her towards her grandmother's house but she is immediately attacked by monsters. The one who saves her is the surly boy, Takuma Onizaki

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China Meets Japan
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7.89
9 votes

#37 - China Meets Japan

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 16

In a tale of times past, a younger China meets a strange small nation known as Japan. He takes it upon himself to try to raise Japan as his younger brother, but soon discovers that there's more to the growing youngster than he thought. And he may not be prepared to deal with the sudden changes...

Strange Foreign Culture and Behaviors
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7.85
39 votes

#38 - Strange Foreign Culture and Behaviors

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 15

Japan struggles to fit in with the Axis and their strange foreign culture and behaviors, while Italy attempts to help him adjust to life outside of his own land.

Shouting S.O.S at the Center of the World!
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7.75
16 votes

#39 - Shouting S.O.S at the Center of the World!

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 5

An endless blue sky, white clouds, and a shining sea. Normally it would be an average trip to the beach. Germany, Italy, and Japan have been stranded on a mysterious island in the southern sea, their S.O.S message having gone ignored as the three of them make the most of their vacation.

Winding Road
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7.71
7 votes

#40 - Winding Road

Gravitation - Season 1 - Episode 5

When Hiro and Shuichi are taking a walk in the park after there rehearsal, they notice that two older men and trying to have there way with a young lady, and they save her with some cocky insults etc. After wards she tells both of them shes looking for someone very important to her. Hiro offers to get her in a hotel, and Shuichi decides to leave to go to Yuki's. Although, when he gets there, he does not find Yuki, but his brother, Tatsuha. They both get along very well, because they both have a huge obsession with the Lead Vocalist from Nittle Grasper. Then Tatsuha gets a little to teasing and gets to close to Shuichi, and Yuki walks in. Later on Shuichi finds out that Ayaka is Yuki's fiancee!. It only gets worse when the Bad Luck concert is coming very soon. When at the concert Shuichi see's Yuki and Ayaka in the crowd, and cant help but scream in between the song, YUKI IS MINE! after seeing that Shuichi does have self courage after all, he tells Shuichi he will be his lover.

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France Reflects
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7.68
41 votes

#41 - France Reflects

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 10

After he winds up uninvited to the second Allies meeting, France reflects on his history of past "glories" and "accomplishments".

Wave Shock
star
7.57
7 votes

#42 - Wave Shock

Gravitation - Season 1 - Episode 4

When Shuichi invites himself into Yuki's home, Yuki gets rather mad, although he does not decide to chuck him out. In the morning Shuichi goes to band practice, but cant leave because K has gotten the band a gig on Tv! It actually turns out its a game show, but they do not want the money, so they ask if they win, can they perform there song. They agree and when Shuichi answers the last question correctly (the last question was fixed by Tohma), they perform on set. Later on, Shuichi and Hiro here some fan girls talking about Yuki, and Shuichi wonders, does he deserve Yuki?

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Ground Zero
star
7.57
7 votes

#43 - Ground Zero

Gravitation - Season 1 - Episode 7

Shuichi doesnt want to do anything to hurt Yuki, and he would do anything to protect Yuki, he would even quit bad luck. Yuki resolves the Tachi situation, and he arealises something in Yuki's eye. Yuki needs to get away from Shuichi and his stress, and he knows that if he tells Shuichi to go alone, he will come back again. He decides to go away, what will Shuichi do when he hears the news?....that hes getting married.

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Introducing Romano
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7.56
16 votes

#44 - Introducing Romano

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 7

Italy introduces his older brother, Romano (who represents the southern half of their country), to Germany. But while Italy himself can't get enough of Germany, the foul-mouthed Romano will try anything to make sure that the "potato freak" stays away from his brother. Anything.

Live in Soul
star
7.50
10 votes

#45 - Live in Soul

Gravitation - Season 1 - Episode 2

When Shindou is taken out of his band practice, Yuki's sister asks a favour from him, if he can get Yuki to spend more time with his family, they will give his band more commercial access. Yuki finds out and asks Shindou why he did it, but Shindou demands that he didn't do it for the commercial access, he wanted to know more about Yuki, will Yuki accept it or will he suspect?

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Heads or Tails
star
7.50
8 votes

#46 - Heads or Tails

Gravitation - Season 1 - Episode 10

When Hiro quits the group, he says hes decision is final. No matter what Shuichi does, Hiro is not coming back. Shuichi refuses to go along without Hiro, after all, him and Hiro were the original members, and hes his best friend. Ayaka Chan gets told by Hiro that he likes him, even though Hiro thinks she will never return the feelings. And Yuki takes a surprise visit to Kyoto.

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Secret Day
star
7.43
7 votes

#47 - Secret Day

Gravitation - Season 1 - Episode 11

Yuki is sick because of many measures in hospital....and for the most account, Shuichi is to blame. They tell him to separate from Shuichi for a while, and when Shuichi here's this. He's traumatized. Shuichi goes to see Yuki in hospital at night and speaks to him why he is sleeping, little does he know that Yuki is actually listening, and eventually finds out.

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Song and Song
star
7.29
7 votes

#48 - Song and Song

Gravitation - Season 1 - Episode 8

During one of Bad Luck's interviews, a member of ASK comes up to Shuichi and warns him that Tachi is up to no good, but Tohma has other plans for Tachi and his business. When ASK is out of the way, by a massive surprise to Shuichi, Nittle Grasper is back, and better than ever. Now a problem arises with Shuichi as whether he can accept Nittle Grasper as rivals, when they have been his Idols throughout his musical career. Meanwhile Yuki is having troubles, the barrier he's built around his cold heart is crumbling, and Shuichi needs to help him soon, but can he tackle this and his own problems?

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The Allied Forces Make Their Move
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7.26
38 votes

#49 - The Allied Forces Make Their Move

Hetalia - Axis Powers - Season 1 - Episode 18

The Allied Forces make their move and attempt to take down the Axis, but wind up constantly distracted by a "special guest" on the island, a supernatural stranger that Italy seems to know rather well...

The Deepest Brain
star
7.25
8 votes

#50 - The Deepest Brain

Gravitation - Season 1 - Episode 9

When Bad Luck's new album is too be released, Mr K decides to ask Yuki Eiri a favor. It definetely seems Mr K is eager to get a million sales, and so is Shuichi. Meanwhile, the press have finally found out that Yuki and Shuichi are living together, and they wait outside there apartment, how is Yuki going to react when he finds out, and what will he say about there relationship?

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