The BEST episodes directed by Hideyuki Satake

Things We Said Today
128 votes

#1 - Things We Said Today

Little Witch Academia - Season 1 - Episode 22

Ursula tells Akko about the final work, following Croix's more aggressive movements. While meeting Andrew, Akko notices some techno-magic hovering around the protesters. She chases after one of the cubes and comes across Croix, and discovers that Croix has been manipulating everyone's emotions in order to convert it into magical energy. While saving Akko, Ursula's identity is finally revealed to Akko. Akko also learns the disturbing truth behind her lack of magical ability.

Which Memories Do You Regret?
17 votes

#2 - Which Memories Do You Regret?

SSSS.Dynazenon - Season 1 - Episode 10

An unprecedented force was hitting the city. Homura takes the Dyna Soldier and confronts its roots.

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Samhain Magic Festival
104 votes

#3 - Samhain Magic Festival

Little Witch Academia - Season 1 - Episode 13

Akko works tirelessly to try and improve her magic for the show. During her performance, Akko and the others learn what has made Vajarois a sorrowful ghost.

Then Why Don't We?
124 votes

#4 - Then Why Don't We?

My Dress-Up Darling - Season 1 - Episode 3

Marin and Wakana start to grow closer as he helps her create her cosplay. Though he's happy about the fact that Marin treats him the same way at school as anywhere else, he also starts to worry about the fact that other people think it's weird that they're hanging out. Despite that, Marin takes Wakana shopping so they can look for materials needed for her cosplay.

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Invincible us
20 votes

#5 - Invincible us

Dragon Pilot: Hisone & Masotan - Season 1 - Episode 12

The dragon pilots’ mission to lead “Mitatsu” to the new place to rest has almost been completed. However, there is a great matter behind the thousands-year old ritual which has been strictly concealed. What actually is Ksuabime, and what kind of life has Sada walked through? Now Ritual is ending. In middle of a critical situation of this country, how will Hisone and Masotan make their decision? And what kind of future will they select?

What's Lover-Like Mean?
14 votes

#6 - What's Lover-Like Mean?

SSSS.Dynazenon - Season 1 - Episode 5

Homura and his friends decided to go to a large outdoor pool at Chise's suggestion, but there was an unexpected companion there. Gauma orders Homura and Yumeme to pretend to be lovers for a certain operation.

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Nothing Good Comes from Being Around All of You
55 votes

#7 - Nothing Good Comes from Being Around All of You

Kiznaiver - Season 1 - Episode 6

Something from Honoka's past comes back to haunt her, and Nico makes another attempt at becoming her friend.

VA Police, Move Out!
7 votes

#8 - VA Police, Move Out!

Hacka Doll: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 11

The HackaDolls start researching in order to give the best present ever at a voice actor's birthday event. On the actual day, the client tries to directly hand over the present that was obtained after much hardship...

Orange Submariner
132 votes

#9 - Orange Submariner

Little Witch Academia - Season 1 - Episode 7

Akko studies hard for her exams, but still struggles to get decent grades despite Ursula's tutorage. After getting into a fight with Hannah and Barbara, Akko is threatened with expulsion from Luna Nova should she fail her final exam, which requires an understanding of fish language. While attempting to bribe the fish philosophy teacher, Pisces, Akko accidentally drops her down a drain into the school's sewage system. Transforming into a merman to search for him, Akko comes across a sad fish and chooses to use her emergency magic reserve to free her family from a poacher's trap, coming across Pisces in the process. When Akko is once again faced with expulsion for her actions, Pisces gives her an A in his exam for helping the fish family while Ursula vouches that, despite the gap between her and her classmates, Akko's magic has improved considerably since her enrollment. After the fish Akko rescued are revealed to be an endangered species, her expulsion is cancelled and she is given a less severe punishment instead.

Take responsibility, would you?
27 votes

#10 - Take responsibility, would you?

Dragon Pilot: Hisone & Masotan - Season 1 - Episode 3

Everyone in Gifu base is now focusing on rehearsal for the Aviation Festival. However Hisone’s inexperience in flight has disturbed the team. A few days ago she heard about Moriyama who used to be a dragon pilot until three years ago. The fact that Masotan react to Moriyama’s TAC name “Forest” made Hisone uneasy. Though she tries to figure out why Moriyama left the team, she has reached no success. And finally the Festival day has come.

Kingdom of Love
24 votes

#11 - Kingdom of Love

Dragon Pilot: Hisone & Masotan - Season 1 - Episode 7

After the 7 days training, Dragon Pilots finally started building a trusted relationship. And they were informed that their hard training was actually the preparation for a very important national project, “Ritual”. In order to accomplish the Ritual, Ministry of Defense pursues an operation to control Dragon Pilots’ feeling, as their romantic feeling has a big impact to their relationship with OTF. While MOD started collecting individual data of each Dragon Pilot, Hisone and Okonogi are to go out together.

No. 4 Is Not Just for Show
8 votes

#12 - No. 4 Is Not Just for Show

Hacka Doll: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 5

The newest model HACKADOLL No. 4 finally rolls out against the one-dimensional, non-progressing HACKADOLLs. The overspecced overly specific No. 4 now begins to bolster up the ditzy Hackadolls?!