The Best Episodes Directed by Hideyuki Satake

Things We Said Today

#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.

star 9.03
119 votes
Invincible us

#2 - 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?

star 8.24
17 votes
Samhain Magic Festival

#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.

star 8.03
95 votes
Nothing Good Comes from Being Around All of You

#4 - 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.

star 7.80
49 votes
Orange Submariner

#5 - 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.

star 7.67
120 votes
Take responsibility, would you?

#6 - 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.

star 7.55
22 votes
Kingdom of Love

#7 - 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.

star 7.24
21 votes