The BEST episodes directed by Eimi Tamura

A Road to Arcturus
102 votes

#1 - A Road to Arcturus

Little Witch Academia - Season 1 - Episode 24

Croix uses the emotions of the rioting mobs to activate her creation, the Noir Rod, managing to disable all magic across the country. Croix uses the Noir Rod to unseal the Grand Triskelion, but is shocked when it is not what she thinks it was. Akko and her friends arrive to help save Ursula from Croix. During the battle, she awakens the Shiny Rod's seventh and final word, allowing Akko to utilize the Triskelion's true power and transform Arcturus into a lush and vibrant forest. But while Akko and her friends celebrate, some of the leftover technomagic from the Noir Rod attaches itself to a missile.

Stanship Take Off!
106 votes

#2 - Stanship Take Off!

Little Witch Academia - Season 1 - Episode 18

An annual ghost hunting event, known as the Wild Hunt, is coming to Blytonbury for its final stage. After accidentally breaking one of her robots, Akko offers to help silent tech genius Constanze, who is participating in the hunt by invitation from Professor Croix. Constanze is reluctant to let Akko help her as she prefers to work alone, but Akko soon manages to prove herself useful by helping Constanze gather the materials needed for the battleship she intends to use for the event.

What You Will
105 votes

#3 - What You Will

Little Witch Academia - Season 1 - Episode 12

As Luna Nova prepares for their annual Samhain Festival, during which the most exemplary student is crowned the Moonlit Witch, Diana is put in charge of the committee while Akko's group is stuck playing symbolic sacrifices for an ever-sorrowful ghost known as Vajarois. Akko is determined to show she can be the Moonlit Witch, like Chariot once was.

The Fountain
135 votes

#4 - The Fountain

Little Witch Academia - Season 1 - Episode 6

Luna Nova hosts a welcoming party for the Earl of Hanbridge and his son, Andrew, who appears to be an old acquaintance of Diana's. Meanwhile, as Akko is stuck having to practise her metamorphosis magic after giving herself animal ears, she decides to go and search for the Fountain of Polaris, which she believes can grant her great power. During her search, she comes across Andrew, who expresses a strong disinterest in magic, and inadvertently gives him animal ears and a tail. Arriving at the location of the fountain, Akko and Andrew soon find themselves on the run from its guardian, a giant polar bear named Arcas. After another witch stops Arcas, Akko finds the fountain, which shows her past visions of how Shiny Chariot grew from a clumsy student into a magician worthy of wielding its power. Helping Akko to realise that acknowledgement is something that must be earned, Ursula encourages Akko to become stronger and restores Andrew, who promises to keep their encounter a secret.