The BEST episodes directed by Hiroyuki Okuno

La Bordo! La Battaglia Finale (All Aboard! The Final Battle)
38 votes

#1 - La Bordo! La Battaglia Finale (All Aboard! The Final Battle)

La storia della Arcana Famiglia - Season 1 - Episode 6

This starts with the head of each group gathers for a emergency meeting because Nova's father was kidnapped by pirates. During this meeting, Jolly orders them to not do any selfish movements. Liberta tells Nova that he should go save his father. Felicita hears this and agrees to what Liberta said. Nova agrees and the three go to the shore. They enters the ship and they start to search for Nova's father. As they are looking they come across the pirates. The three fight with the pirates but it was not going to end soon then Nova says that he will use his arcana powers and put them to sleep. Meanwhile, Liberta and Felicita went to look for Nova's father . They found him and went back for Nova while carrying his father. When they reached the deck, a masked man was waiting for them. This masked man was wearing the mask that Dante wore when he saved Liberta from the orphanage. Liberta and Felicita fight this masked man and they win but since Liberta kicked the masked man into the pole, the pole cracked and leaned towards Felicita. Liberta remembered how Nova used his arcana powers and this gave him confidence or like the push to use his own. Liberta used his power and shattered the pole and after he used his powers he passed out. Felicita ran to him but the masked man knocked her out and lay her down. Because of the knife that Felicita threw, there was a crack in his mask so it split in half. Behind that mask was Dante and the pirates were the crew. This was all a plan to help them realise that they were weak and to help them increase their powers before the arcana duello. When they woke up they were in the underground cell. Jolly came to them and told them that Nova's father was saved and that they were found on the shore unconscious and that the reason they were closed in was because they disobeyed orders. This episode ends with Jolly saying that the things that happened on the ship was as if they were tested to use their arcana powers. But as results that is. As he say

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The Human Monster
863 votes

#2 - The Human Monster

One-Punch Man - Season 2 - Episode 2

Garou issues a declaration of war on the Hero Association through terrifying means, Hellish Blizzard gives Saitama an ultimatum, and Genos decides to eliminate his master’s stalker, Speed-o’-Sound Sonic.

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Going Out With the Angel
47 votes

#3 - Going Out With the Angel

The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten - Season 1 - Episode 9

"Amane-kun, I want to go shopping with you during Golden week." Amane accepts Mahiru's invitation and the two get dressed up to go out on a secret date. The neighbors talk, hold hands, and fully enjoy their special day out on the town. When stopping for a break, they coincidentally bump into Yuta, who quickly puts two and two together. The next day, Itsuki and Yuta grill their buddy Amane about whether or not he has feelings for Mahiru. Amane starts to feel the pressure from his friends' sharp questions.

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I'm Never Remembering You, Baby
103 votes

#4 - I'm Never Remembering You, Baby

Space Dandy - Season 1 - Episode 11

The Aloha Oe crew bring a red box to the alien registration center, believing it to contain a rare alien. They have no memory of how they acquired the box, only knowing that they will not remember what is inside once it is opened. The box accidentally opens to reveal a book that was checked out by Admiral Perry from the library planet Lagado. The crew also finds a complimentary ticket for a free trip to Lagado inside the book. When they arrive at the planet, they are transported to the surface by its resident aliens, who greet the book and ticket as their librarian and deputy librarian, respectively. The book and ticket are revealed to be aliens that record information on their bodies and take control of others' minds, having used the crew to rescue themselves from the Gogol Empire, explaining their failure to recall the event. Before erasing their memories, the book gives the crew another red box as a gift for their help, warning them not to open it early. The crew bring the box to the registration center, where it opens to reveal a videotape that also manipulates others' memories, starting an intergalactic war involving other video and computer storage devices that goes unrecorded in history.

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Sacrifice the Plum Tree to Preserve the Peach Tree
74 votes

#5 - Sacrifice the Plum Tree to Preserve the Peach Tree

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom - Season 1 - Episode 11

As the battle for the City of the Red Dragons rages on, the time has come for the confrontation between Souma and Castor Vargas. Meanwhile, Halbert, Kaede, and Ludwin resist with all their might the Army assaults on the Duchy of Carmine. What will be the outcome of the civil war that is ravaging the kingdom of Elfrieden?

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You're Old Now
157 votes

#6 - You're Old Now

ReLIFE - Season 1 - Episode 3

Arata receives a grim reminder of his physical age during athletic testing.

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The Angel in the Christmas
46 votes

#7 - The Angel in the Christmas

The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten - Season 1 - Episode 4

When Itsuki and Chitose visit Amane's apartment for a Christmas party only to discover that the angel Mahiru lives next door, they instantly become very curious about the relationship. Chitose, obsessed with cuteness, insists on becoming friends with Mahiru. The day after Christmas, Amane notices that Mahiru has a fever. Despite Mahiru's stubbornness, Amane convinces her to stay and rest in his room. When Mahiru sees Amane so diligently taking care of her as if returning the favor she did for him that one memorable day, it seems to put her at ease.

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The One I'm Curious About Is a Sci-Fi Type!
7 votes

#8 - The One I'm Curious About Is a Sci-Fi Type!

Gugure! Kokkuri-san - Season 1 - Episode 4

Kohina is haunted by the raccoon dog Shigaraki. The Ichimatsu Family is pushed around and thrown into chaos by the liquor, cigarette, woman, and gambling-loving Shigaraki. Shigaraki steals Kokkuri-san's precious savings and heads to an unexpected location!

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The Coal Mine Littered with Stacks of Money ~ The Kamchatka Peninsula Nightime Blitz II ~
29 votes

#9 - The Coal Mine Littered with Stacks of Money ~ The Kamchatka Peninsula Nightime Blitz II ~

Heavy Object - Season 1 - Episode 18

Qwenthur and Charlotte barely survive Nutsley's betrayal thanks to the heavy gear they were carrying on their backs. Meanwhile, Havia' team attempts to sabotage the Wing Balancer, but it is a failure and two members of Havia's team are apparently killed. Milinda engage the Wing Balancer in combat. Qwenthur and Havia reunite inside the mines, where they deduce that the coal mines are in fact diamond mines which are owned by an antiwar faction within the Faith Organization. They further deduce that the Faith Organization is attempting to trick the Legitimacy Kingdom into destroy the mines and the antiwar faction along with it. The group is then attacked by Nutsley, who is piloting a powered armor suit.

Drop Out of Being an Adult and Cosplay!
7 votes

#10 - Drop Out of Being an Adult and Cosplay!

Gugure! Kokkuri-san - Season 1 - Episode 11

Opening the refrigerator after a bath, Inugami discovers a single plastic bottle of "ochimizu," a rejuvenating water Kokkuri-san purchased. Ignoring the written instructions not to drink it, Inugami gulps down the water in an instant, turning him into a child. Shigaraki, who also drank the water, appears from another room...

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I Don't Want to Leave the Team!
21 votes

#11 - I Don't Want to Leave the Team!

Aoharu x Machinegun - Season 1 - Episode 5

When Tachibana learns Matusoka's true feelings, she does her best to rejoin the team. However, Toy Gun Gun doesn't allow female members--

Sanematsu-san / Girlymatsu-san / Accident?
14 votes

#12 - Sanematsu-san / Girlymatsu-san / Accident?

Mr. Osomatsu - Season 1 - Episode 13

This episode features a down-on-his-luck salaryman named Sanematsu who faces hardships from his co-workers, and imaginary sextuplet brothers. Also, genderbent versions of the Matsuno siblings argue with each other over guys.

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I Won't Yield!
17 votes

#13 - I Won't Yield!

Aoharu x Machinegun - Season 1 - Episode 12

Tachibana reserves the survival game field and challenges Matsuoka to a one-on-one. As Tachibana stubbornly faces Matsuoka again and again after countless losses, her determination begins to melt his heart...

Bonds of the Soul
98 votes

#14 - Bonds of the Soul

Ikki Tousen - Season 4 - Episode 5

Ambushed, Kanu and Ekitoku fall overboard, but their pals are captured and forced to Nanban Island. In a bathhouse, Gentuko battles rival Shimei.

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Infinite Future
96 votes

#15 - Infinite Future

Ikki Tousen - Season 4 - Episode 12

To celebrate their victory and safe return to Saito, the teens throw a party for Gentoku, unaware that in another part of town, a new evil lurks.

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