The BEST episodes directed by Hidemi Yamashita

The Seed of Blanc Aile I
49 votes

#1 - The Seed of Blanc Aile I

The Fruit of Grisaia - Season 2 - Episode 5

After Yuuji suddenly disappears, the girls at Mihama Academy notice him on the TV screen. What's more, it's being reported nationwide that he's a suspect in a terrorist plot which will likely turn into an international incident.

Sweet Diet
91 votes

#2 - Sweet Diet

The Fruit of Grisaia - Season 1 - Episode 3

One day while having fun with her classmates, Amane sprains her leg during PE. Mihama Academy has no resident nurse, so Yuuji, who learned first-aid at his previous school, treats her injury. While he tends to her, Amane confesses how she feels and says "Be my boyfriend." It's so sudden Yuuji comes to the conclusion she's teasing him. Amane says in response, "If you won't be my boyfriend, then I'll be your big sister!"

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You Mustn't Kiss Her, Okay?
88 votes

#3 - You Mustn't Kiss Her, Okay?

Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches (2015) - Season 1 - Episode 5

"Keep this a secret from Shiraishi!" Just as Yamada decides to keep the fact his kiss' power has changed to "Charm" a secret from Urara, she urges him to switch bodies. He'd better go see Odagiri Nene and get his power back to normal in a hurry! Elsewhere, Nene is irritated that Yamada hasn't become charmed by her kiss and shown up like he's supposed to.

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81 votes

#4 - Kitsch

Gatchaman Crowds - Season 1 - Episode 4

Although GALAX's utility is gaining widespread recognition among the people, Rui is beset by his desire to accelerate the world through more direct means. Meanwhile, the G team members find themselves divided over how to deal with the new threat. Even as they struggle to find common ground, the mysterious phantom instigates a vicious crime in front of Rui, forcing him to see people getting hurt.

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76 votes

#5 - Collage

Gatchaman Crowds - Season 1 - Episode 12

Chaos ensues with more citizens using Crowds and fighting against each other as OD calls Katze out to the Gatchaman's hideout for a showdown. As Katze makes his way to meet OD, Hajime talks with him and promises him she will not kill him, inviting him on a "date" after everything is settled. Katze and OD fight, and although OD is heavily damaged by Katze, he manages to retrieve Rui's NOTE and deliver it to him. Rui then sends every GALAX user a Crowds app to take part in a "Tachikawa Crowds Game", setting up various types of games to encourage users to help out the community and defeat the Neo Hundred Crowds. After the situation is dealt with, Hajime gives her mother a call and reassures her that no matter what happens she will always be herself, and then goes to meet with Katze for their "date" showdown. A year later, the use of Crowds has become widespread, and Hajime, now in her third year of high school, makes her way to school while talking with Katze, whose voice comes out from Hajime herself.

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79 votes

#6 - Gamification

Gatchaman Crowds - Season 1 - Episode 11

The Gatchaman look back on how Hajime has influenced their lives since joining them. Meanwhile, Rui manages to get reunite with X once more, allowing the Gatchaman and the citizens to receive assistance from the GALAX network. Hajime gets the Prime Minister Sugiyama to broadcast on the Gatchannel, where he shows more of his honest side and requests everyone sign up to GALAX, before he helps with the evacuation efforts. However, Katze suddenly appears in the guise of Sugiyama, luring the citizens to utilize Crowds.

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I'll Definitely Change the Future
85 votes

#7 - I'll Definitely Change the Future

Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches (2015) - Season 1 - Episode 9

Suzaku Fest is here! Thanks to copying Maria's power to predict the future, Yamada's fortunes guaranteed to strike home make the Supernatural Studies Club's yakisoba bread shop a huge success. Meanwhile, Maria confides in Yamada and tells him she wants to erase her witch power. "I want to kiss and fall in love like a normal person."

78 votes

#8 - Genuine

Gatchaman Crowds - Season 1 - Episode 8

Katze copies Rui's form in order to take control of his X program, locking him out of the GALAX network. Meanwhile, Hajime suggests the Gatchamen reveal themselves to the public by holding an event at a kindergarten, where they warn everyone about Katze. As Katze uses Rui's form to set up a new Neo Hundred for the Crowds, Rui learns from one of the kindergartners how some of the Crowds users had become hospitalized.

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