The BEST episodes directed by Junichi Wada

The Forest of Lagranda
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8.32
251 votes

#1 - The Forest of Lagranda

Log Horizon - Season 1 - Episode 12

The young players travel the Xantleaf peninsula at the camp. Minori, Touya and Serara meet up with new players Isuzu the bard and Rundel Haus the sorcerer. They head into the "La Granda Forest" dungeon, where skeletons await them. The easily-spooked Serara, the strong-willed Touya, and the proud Rundel Haus... will the five of them be able to work together in their first party fight?

Chasing After Them
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8.27
182 votes

#2 - Chasing After Them

Log Horizon - Season 1 - Episode 19

Zantleaf is attacked by monsters from both the land and the sea, as the adventurers continue to defend it. Inland, Crusty's army launches a raid on the goblin's main force. At the town of Choushi by the sea, the new players are fighting too.

FATHERS & DAUGHTERS
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8.15
47 votes

#3 - FATHERS & DAUGHTERS

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 1

Memempu is a Worker in the underground city of Pinyin, but dreams of becoming a Marker and going off to explore the wild tunnels known as the Labyrinth. On the night of a festival, the Marker duo Walsh and his daugher Lynda return, and Memempu receives a surprising gift. Will she finally be allowed to pursue her dream?

The Scale Festival
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8.11
183 votes

#4 - The Scale Festival

Log Horizon - Season 1 - Episode 25

Marielle and Henrietta put on a fashion show as the town reels from the Minami decoy operation. Akatsuki walks down the runway in her colorful clothes, but Shiroe is nowhere to be seen. That night, Shiroe is met by a beautiful and enchanting "queen of darkness." Shiroe is tempted he reaches the heart of the conspiracy...

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Chtholly
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8.07
46 votes

#5 - Chtholly

WorldEnd: What are you doing at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us? - Season 1 - Episode 12

A desperate battle unfolds upon the Saxifraga as it tries to escape the attack of timere. Chtholly, clinging to the last pieces of emotions she still possesses, decides to fight.

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The Apocalypse
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7.99
295 votes

#6 - The Apocalypse

Log Horizon - Season 1 - Episode 1

Out of nowhere, Shiroe finds himself in the city of Akihabara, inside the game "Elder Tale". Thirty thousand Japanese players have been locked inside the game! The world on the other side of the screen becomes reality, and amidst the chaos Shiroe finds his old friend Naotsugu. And as they relax at finding one another, they meet the powerful assassin "Akatsuki". Akatsuki has a request to make of Shiroe...

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GOOD DAY, GOOD BYE
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7.67
40 votes

#7 - GOOD DAY, GOOD BYE

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 2

Memempu deciphers the pendant sent by Urorop, revealing it to be a detailed map of the Labyrinth. But before she can head out, a kaiju attacks Pinyin. Her father Gagumber activates a bot he's hidden in the warehouse district, and they face down against the kaiju together.

NO WORK, NO LIFE
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7.65
26 votes

#8 - NO WORK, NO LIFE

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 5

Meroro takes Memempu and Gagumber to "Windy Hill" Labyrinth, a once-green forest that is beginning to decay. Can Memempu fix the mechanisms causing the Labyrinth's recent climate abnormalities?

BRAINS & HEARTS
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7.59
37 votes

#9 - BRAINS & HEARTS

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 3

Memempu finally reaches the Labyrinth and wants to take the shortest route to their goal, but Gagumber continues to shoot down her suggestions. Their bickering only stops when a kaiju attack leaves them separated.

OH MY TONY
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7.37
19 votes

#10 - OH MY TONY

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 10

After saving the team, Merooro explains further about the natural disasters plaguing the Labyrinth. Gagumber feels threatened by Memempu's growing respect for the bureaucrat.

LADIES & GENTLEMEN
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7.24
33 votes

#11 - LADIES & GENTLEMEN

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 4

Gagumber and Memempu are arrested in the colony of Jolly-Jolly. They're allowed out for sightseeing while their punishment is determined, but a chance encounter with a woman named Zackletu leads them to bigger trouble!

JUSTICE FOR VILLAINS
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7.04
24 votes

#12 - JUSTICE FOR VILLAINS

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 6

Memempu and Gagumber are free once more... until they're caught by the Yuri team, a gang of young miscreants based in the Colony of AreYaar. The kids take them back to their home base and teach them the secret behind the Colony's supposed equality!

When you lose your composure, you cannot reach the truth or reality.
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6.85
27 votes

#13 - When you lose your composure, you cannot reach the truth or reality.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 1

Shikishima Ritsu was living a fulfilling high school life. Then one day, when Ritsu heard the new song from popular idol, μ, he noticed a cry for help hidding within the song. Ritsu tried to confirm it with his friends, but none of them would respond to his questions, and they even acted off. The suspicious incongruities continued piling up until the new year's entrance ceremonies. Yet the new students entering the school were-

ON THE ROAD
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6.85
20 votes

#14 - ON THE ROAD

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 7

Memempu, Gagumber, Zackletu, and Yuri have teamed up for their journey, but one night Memempu gets sick and has a terrifying nightmare. After that, the grown-ups just seem to act more and more strangely...

MEMORIES & REGRETS
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6.84
19 votes

#15 - MEMORIES & REGRETS

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 8

The team visits the Calacalla Colony to get Yuri treatment. During the downtime, Gagumber runs into an old friend, and Memempu tells Zackletu about her dream...

TO BE CONTINUED
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6.82
22 votes

#16 - TO BE CONTINUED

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 12

Memempu is captured by a Shibito girl who refers to her as a "rainbow child." What do those words mean? And can Gagumber save her before something terrible happens?!

END OF VACATION
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6.71
17 votes

#17 - END OF VACATION

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 9

The jungle heat in the Labyrinth makes things hard going for Team Memempu. But it gets even worse when a sudden downpour leads to flooding that sweeps them away to an isolated island!

Anxiety, irritation, and other such negative emotions spread to others.
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6.53
17 votes

#18 - Anxiety, irritation, and other such negative emotions spread to others.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 2

Ritsu is attacked by students taking on strange shapes, but Satake Shogo saves him with a giant handgun. Ritsu is taken aback by the sight of him relentlessly shooting students, but he comes to realize that other people can't see the giant gun or the transformed students. Lost and confused, Ritsu returns to his home where he's greeted by his Mother who's now covered in static and repeating the same exact lines.

SOUND OF DREAM
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6.47
19 votes

#19 - SOUND OF DREAM

SAKUGAN - Season 1 - Episode 11

Merooro brings Team Memempu to Dream Colony to reward them for their aid against Shibito. But a night that should feature a performance from the Colony's foremost diva turns into a farce when the girl escapes her handlers and goes on the run!

Looking forward doesn't equal progress on its own. Understanding one's situation is also an important step.
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6.23
13 votes

#20 - Looking forward doesn't equal progress on its own. Understanding one's situation is also an important step.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 6

μ's voice echoes throughout the city and the Musicians attack Ritsu and others along with Digiheads. Why do they have to return to reality? As they fight, each members affirms their resolve to face reality, manifesting their Catharsis Effects all at once. However, Ritsu alone remains unable to remember his bitter, painful reality.

People who do not respect themselves will not be respected by others.
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6.12
17 votes

#21 - People who do not respect themselves will not be respected by others.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 4

After talking to Ritsu about the truth of their world, Aria and Shogo ask him to lend them his aid. Later Shinohara Mifue and Morita Naruko, who also started to notice the incongruities in their world like Ritsu, visit the music prep room as well. While others are talking about people being "spirited away" on the gossiper, Tomoe Kotaru dashes into the room claiming he can no longer reach his friend who went into the library...

Caligula
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6.10
10 votes

#22 - Caligula

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 10

The Go-Home-Club members are locked inside the music prep room. The Go-Home-Club president, Shikishima Ritsu, is nowhere to be found. Eventually everyone grows paranoid and begins looking for the culprit. That's when Kensuke proposes that start introducing their true selves. In order to learn more about each other, they begin prying into the darkness within their hearts.

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Everyone gets hurt. But those who don't realize they're hurting can't be healed.
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6.00
12 votes

#23 - Everyone gets hurt. But those who don't realize they're hurting can't be healed.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 5

Ritsu and few others accept Mizuguchi Marie's invitation to the marine resort, Sea Paraiso, within Mobius. The group is enjoying the various attractions when Aria suddenly says, "I think she saw me!" even though she's supposed to be invisible to normal people. The girl in question is so beautiful that she's surrounded by men at the park, and when Ritsu goes to try and talk to her...

People constantly seek out the right answer. Yet, is being right really all that matters?
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5.86
7 votes

#24 - People constantly seek out the right answer. Yet, is being right really all that matters?

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 11

After remembering who he really was in reality, Ritsu escapes Mobius on his own. Rush hour on the commuter trains, prickly sunshine, the smell of ramen wafting to his nose... What is Ritsu's true goal behind returning to reality?!

Your life shouldn't be built from someone else's blueprint. No matter how unskilled you may be, you should draw it yourself.
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5.75
8 votes

#25 - Your life shouldn't be built from someone else's blueprint. No matter how unskilled you may be, you should draw it yourself.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 8

Mobius was supposed to be an ideal world, but with μ still asleep, the Musicians start growing anxious as they become unable to the lives they wanted for themselves. IkeP finds his spot as #1 in the coordination rankings stolen by Izuru, and when he loses his fans as well he attacks Izuru. Meanwhile, KagiP approaches Ritsu, the president of the Go-Home-Club, about something...

Destroy your ideals and self, and return to hell and reality.
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5.67
9 votes

#26 - Destroy your ideals and self, and return to hell and reality.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 12

Now, at the end of the fleeting light, there's a glimpse of...

Even if something has already happened, you can still choose what you do.
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5.56
9 votes

#27 - Even if something has already happened, you can still choose what you do.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 9

Sinners shall reap their rewards.

Why do we live? The further we pursue the meaning of life, the more confused we become.
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5.53
15 votes

#28 - Why do we live? The further we pursue the meaning of life, the more confused we become.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 3

Hoping to find her mother who had been replaced, Shinohara Mifue decides to attend SweetP's tea party, where all kinds of information gathers. However, everyone there is too absorbed in the sweets and none of them will listen to her. Mifue struggles to act dreamy-cute in order to get them to talk, but... Meanwhile, after Ritsu saw the end of their world, he heads to the old school building's music prep room to meet with Shogo.

When you're in a desperate situation, it's all the more important to keep smiling.
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4.89
9 votes

#29 - When you're in a desperate situation, it's all the more important to keep smiling.

Caligula - Season 1 - Episode 7

A month has passed since their battle. μ has gone into hiding and the Musicians haven't made any obvious moves either. During that time the former Music Prep Room has become the Go-Home-Club room, and the members of that club share a hot pot. While Ritsu is out shopping everyone around him suddenly disappears and the city transforms into a strange place. There μ appears before him and--