The BEST episodes directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo

The Fool Iggy and The God of Prosperity N'dul Part 2
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8.70
42 votes

#1 - The Fool Iggy and The God of Prosperity N'dul Part 2

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Season 1 - Episode 2

Jotaro and the others find themselves stranded and at the mercy of N'Doul's incredibly strong and mercurial Stand Geb. Faced with almost certain death, Jotaro makes a desperate gambit and forces Iggy to help him strike back at N'Doul, but Iggy has other plans. He betrays Jotaro at a critical moment, offering him to Geb in order to save his own life.

Computer Studies
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8.65
224 votes

#2 - Computer Studies

Golden Boy - Season 1 - Episode 1

Kintaro obtains a janitorial job at an all-woman software firm led by the Ferrari-driving, skimpily-clad Madame President (voiced by Hiromi Tsuru and Tiffany Grant). An electrical accident jeopardizes the firm's future, allowing Kintaro to put his newly acquired programming skills to the test.

The Fool Iggy and The God of Prosperity N'dul Part 1
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8.63
48 votes

#3 - The Fool Iggy and The God of Prosperity N'dul Part 1

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Season 1 - Episode 1

Jotaro and his companions finally reach Egypt. There, they are met by a Speedwagon Foundation helicopter that delivers a new addition to their group—a dog named Iggy who is actually the user of The Fool Stand. When the helicopter crashes just a short time later, the group investigates, only to find themselves pitted against another of DIO's assassins—N'Doul and his deadly Stand, the Egyptian god Geb.

DIO's World: Farewell, My Friends
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8.55
10 votes

#4 - DIO's World: Farewell, My Friends

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Season 1 - Episode 6

The century-old blood feud finally comes to a close in the final battle between Jotaro and DIO. The World seems invincible as Jotaro is struck time and time again with murderous blows. If Jotaro cannot discover the secret of DIO's Stand and find some way to counter it, the Joestar line will come to an abrupt and bloody end.

DIO's World: The Warrior of the Void: Vanilla Ice
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8.40
9 votes

#5 - DIO's World: The Warrior of the Void: Vanilla Ice

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Season 1 - Episode 4

Jotaro and his companions finally arrive at DIO's lair and find their way to the room where his coffin resides. Just as they prepare to strike the fatal blow, DIO's mysterious Stand powers, coupled with that of his finest assassin, Vanilla Ice, slay Avdol before their horrified eyes. Jotaro, Joseph, and Kakyoin go after DIO, hoping to kill him before the sun sets when he will have free rein over the city, while Polnareff and Iggy get revenge for Avdol's death against Vanilla Ice.

Unstoppable Youth
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8.32
128 votes

#6 - Unstoppable Youth

Golden Boy - Season 1 - Episode 5

Kintaro becomes a servant in a traditional-style mansion of a wealthy family, but is quickly dismissed. He then challenges the daughter Reiko Tarayama (voiced by Sakiko Tamagawa and Laura Chapman), who abhors men and has a fetish for her motorcycle, to a race.

Gambler D'Arby
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8.29
13 votes

#7 - Gambler D'Arby

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Season 1 - Episode 3

The companions search the huge Egyptian capital of Cairo, showing everyone they meet the photo of a mysterious building where they think DIO resides. In an odd café, they encounter a gambler named D'Arby who claims to have the information they need. The catch is, they have to beat him in the ultimate wager—one where their very souls are at stake thanks to the use of his Stand Osiris. After Polnareff and Joseph fall victim to D'Arby's cheats, Jotaro must come up with a way to out gamble a gambler.

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Animation Is Fun!
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8.27
149 votes

#8 - Animation Is Fun!

Golden Boy - Season 1 - Episode 6

Chie (voiced by Mika Kanai and Yvonne Aguirre) is a cel-painter at the animation studio where Kintaro works as an errand-boy. Production difficulties ensue, and Kintaro must rely on old friends to pull things through. An animated rendition of Tatsuya Egawa, voiced by the author himself, makes a cameo appearance in this episode.

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DIO's World: Kakyoin - Duel in the Barrier
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8.18
9 votes

#9 - DIO's World: Kakyoin - Duel in the Barrier

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Season 1 - Episode 5

DIO pursues Joseph through the streets of Cairo, leaving an incredible swath of death and destruction in his wake. Kakyoin comes to Joseph's aid, only to be crushed by the power of DIO's Stand The World. As Kakyoin lies alone and dying, he realizes in the last moments of life the true nature of DIO's Stand, and he attempts to send them one final message to reveal that The World can stop time.

Temptation of the Maiden
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8.04
146 votes

#10 - Temptation of the Maiden

Golden Boy - Season 1 - Episode 2

Working as a campaign staffer for a mayoral candidate, Kintaro is assigned to tutor his boss' attractive teenaged daughter, Naoko Katsuda (voiced by Yuko Minaguchi and Allison Keith), who wants more from him than help with her math homework.

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Bridge to the Turnabout - 4th Trial
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7.90
10 votes

#11 - Bridge to the Turnabout - 4th Trial

Ace Attorney - Season 2 - Episode 20

While Iris is brought in to work on the trick lock, Phoenix finds a charred letter instructing someone to channel someone, along with a talisman Elise was carrying.

Swimming in the Sea of Love
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7.85
158 votes

#12 - Swimming in the Sea of Love

Golden Boy - Season 1 - Episode 4

Kintaro has challenged the local swimming coach (and former Olympic athlete) to a race, but he first needs to learn how to swim. While training, however, his situation with the coach, Ayuko Haramizu (voiced by Kikuko Inoue and Sue Ulu) is compromised.

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Interlude
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7.35
37 votes

#13 - Interlude

Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These - Season 1 - Episode 10

A meeting is underway at the Free Planets Alliance Navy Integrated Tactical Operations Center to plan the Alliance's large-scale invasion into Imperial territory. Commodore Falk, an operations staff officer, proposes a plan, but Vice Admirals Bewcock and Yang raise concerns about the dangers of invading with widely separated forces and an excessively long supply line. Meanwhile, Reinhard is concocting a plan to draw the Alliance Navy deep into Imperial territory and destroy them in one fell swoop.

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Worthy Opponent
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7.07
116 votes

#14 - Worthy Opponent

Record of Ragnarok - Season 1 - Episode 2

In the first round of the Ragnarok battle, Han dynasty warlord Lü Bu puts up a good fight against Norse god Thor, surprising the gods in attendance.

Danger! The Virgin's First Love
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6.94
132 votes

#15 - Danger! The Virgin's First Love

Golden Boy - Season 1 - Episode 3

A car accident has left the owner of a udon restaurant temporarily handicapped, and Kintaro is helping out and learning the trade. The owner's daughter, Noriko (voiced by Yuri Shiratori and Kim Sevier) has a well-heeled boyfriend, but a series of events leads Kintaro to doubt his sincerity.

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