The BEST episodes directed by Kōichi ōHata

Showdown in Osaka
star
8.14
7 votes

#1 - Showdown in Osaka

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 13

Takane Katsu saves Meg from the dirty cop, Iriki. Then Takane and Jo take down the cybot, extracting its brain and killing Iriki in the process.

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The Wounded Outlaw
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8.00
8 votes

#2 - The Wounded Outlaw

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 8

Jo and Kyohei are on the run from Sei's underlings, as they search for the crow. Jo and Sei resolve their differences, and Jo defeats the crow using Django in time to save Kyohei.

Wild Kids
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8.00
7 votes

#3 - Wild Kids

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 14

A flashback reveals Meg and Jo's history. Meg is the leader of a group of orphans who find Jo in a river with amnesia.

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The Man with No Name
star
8.00
7 votes

#4 - The Man with No Name

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 16

Jo goes after a mysterious cybot, and meets a mute samurai. The cybot destroyed a village he was protecting, and he seeks revenge.

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Dueling Angels
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8.00
7 votes

#5 - Dueling Angels

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 17

The cybot is piloted by Maria, a woman with special abilities like Jo. When she and Jo fight, it transports them to another reality. In this reality, the mute samurai defeats the cybot with a magic sword. Sei shows up with Django in the middle of the battle.

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The Immortal Classmate
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8.00
5 votes

#6 - The Immortal Classmate

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 18

Kyohei runs into a friend from school, Akio. Akio has joined the yakuza and become a cyberoid. Akio's boss Eiji has turned on him, and they destroy each other.

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Genocide Angels
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8.00
4 votes

#7 - Genocide Angels

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 22

Jo is captured, and her past is revealed. She is a bio-weapon, the same as Maria. They are the two survivors of a death match to choose the best. Maria comes on to Meg, then kidnaps her and Jo. Note: also called "The Devil You Love."

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Red Sea Gallows
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8.00
5 votes

#8 - Red Sea Gallows

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 23

Maria takes Jo and Meg to a ship in the ocean. Jo and Maria have a duel, and Maria's desire to kill Jo abates. Jo, Meg and Maria are then attacked by RAPT cybots and Maria is seemingly killed.

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Angels, Explode!
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8.00
4 votes

#9 - Angels, Explode!

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 24

Jo knocks Meg unconscious for her own safety, and Sei and Jo take down RAPT, with the help of Leo, Takane and Amy. After a long gun battle with RAPT cybots across town, Jo and Sei enter the RAPT HQ and destroy its supercomputer, along with killing the head of RAPT, which leads to the base exploding with them inside. Later on, Meg awakens on the beach and discovers what happened. The story ends with Meg replacing Jo in a scene similar to the entry credits but with a red Django. The fates of Leo, Takane, Kyouhei and Amy are left ambiguous, but it is implied they survived the final battle and fled from Tokyo.

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The Heartless Gunfighter
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7.92
75 votes

#10 - The Heartless Gunfighter

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 2

Meg is kidnapped by a cybot, and Jo goes after her, taking Kyohei. They go into the most dangerous part of town and retrieve Meg, along with a piece of the cybot.

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Blood Red Highway
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7.80
5 votes

#11 - Blood Red Highway

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 20

A RAPT police cybot attacks Takane on the freeway. Its glowing brain causes it to attack innocent people. It calls in reinforcements, but Jo and the team destroy them all.

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New Sheriff in Town
star
7.80
5 votes

#12 - New Sheriff in Town

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 21

Bailan have joined forces with RAPT. They force Sei to disband the group, then send them on one last mission to kill the mutated governor, Ishihara.

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City Where The Beast Howls
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7.78
45 votes

#13 - City Where The Beast Howls

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 3

Kyohei has second thoughts about his new job. The girls go after a lunatic named Anthony Wong, and get involved in a secret experiment along with Wong's brother.

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Awakening of the Devil King
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7.78
187 votes

#14 - Awakening of the Devil King

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 2

Kakuka's scheming causes Sousou's dragon to awaken; Ryomou visits Seito High School.

An Encounter with the Crouching Dragon
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7.76
156 votes

#15 - An Encounter with the Crouching Dragon

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 6

Kan'u leaves Seito to judge famed strategist Koumei Shokatsuryou's worthiness, yet she is unknowingly followed by two familiar faces.

Party of the Dragon
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7.75
8 votes

#16 - Party of the Dragon

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 9

Sei agrees to a political marriage for the sake of Bailan, but the groom, Jei, doublecrosses them. Meg's flying white tiger chi is unleashed, and Jei and his men are defeated.

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Tower of Tears
star
7.71
7 votes

#17 - Tower of Tears

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 12

A cybot attacks Osaka. RAPT is trying to take over the Osaka police, and they have planted a man in the Osaka police. The man captures Meg, as Jo fights the cybot.

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Black Sky
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7.70
10 votes

#18 - Black Sky

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 7

A giant mechanized crow abducts Meg. It is searching for a deadly nanobot virus that has been injected in Kyohei. Jo takes Kyohei at gunpoint to look for the crow.

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Wash this Garden with Blood!
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7.67
12 votes

#19 - Wash this Garden with Blood!

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 6

The students at the all-girls school have been used as test subjects, turning one girl, called Nadeshiko Volban, into a monster. Jo joins the school and kills the monstrous girl.

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The Brothers Die at Dawn
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7.64
14 votes

#20 - The Brothers Die at Dawn

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 4

Meg is trapped on a train with Wong and his brother, Jack Liang. Hinode Pharmaceuticals has been performing experiments on Wong, and he turns into a monster. This monster drives the train into a Hinode building, and Jo saves Meg at the last second.

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Slingin' Oil
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7.63
8 votes

#21 - Slingin' Oil

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 15

In a bit of fan service, the group goes to the beach. A giant squid causes a flaming oil spill, and Jo takes it down with Django.

Love Your Soldiers Like Your Children
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7.54
154 votes

#22 - Love Your Soldiers Like Your Children

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 4

Mysterious necklaces that unleash their wearers’ deepest desires create havoc at a martial arts shrine. Pretty ones, beware what lurks within!

Hell Comes Silently
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7.50
80 votes

#23 - Hell Comes Silently

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 1

Kyohei, a culinary student, takes a mysterious job working for four women: Sei, Meg, Amy, and Jo. They are a special taskforce, and when one of their jobs goes awry, Kyohei is kidnapped.

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Eastern Angel, Western Hawk
star
7.50
8 votes

#24 - Eastern Angel, Western Hawk

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 11

Jo is ordered to protect Mega Rider, a Japanese wrestler. Ultra Beast, his opponent, turns into a monster and Jo goes off to kill it.

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Mansion Where Lurks the Demon
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7.42
12 votes

#25 - Mansion Where Lurks the Demon

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 5

Meg goes undercover at an all-girls school named St. Luciana Academy. She investigates an elite clique called Ishtar, and is attacked by a monster.

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The Movements of a Newborn Dragon's Spirit
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7.40
160 votes

#26 - The Movements of a Newborn Dragon's Spirit

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 1

Ryomou stealthily pursues the Dragon Jade while the dragon hidden within Sousou begins to stir.

24 Hour Strategy
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7.40
5 votes

#27 - 24 Hour Strategy

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 19

Takane and Leo visit the filming of a television drama, when Takane goes berserk then becomes unconscious. A glowing brain is controlling Tokyo's children, including Takane, and sends them after the group. Jo destroys the brain, and everyone returns to normal.

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Kanu's Surrender
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7.37
156 votes

#28 - Kanu's Surrender

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 7

Influenced by the desires of his ancient incarnation, Sousou goes to great lengths to have Kan'u at his side once again.

A Minor Leader's Glorious Defeat
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7.37
157 votes

#29 - A Minor Leader's Glorious Defeat

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 8

Sonsaku journeys to Kyoshou alone to seek justice for Kakouen's rampage, but a surprising opponent is waiting there.

Chibi Ablaze!
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7.36
155 votes

#30 - Chibi Ablaze!

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 12

The final battle commences, as three dragons fight for survival and domination as they did thousands of years ago.

Use the Highest Intelligence of the Army for Purposes of Spying
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7.35
152 votes

#31 - Use the Highest Intelligence of the Army for Purposes of Spying

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 6

A quest to recover lost memories lures Hakufu’s crew into an ambush at an abandoned school. Amidst a flurry of flying fists, they revisit the past.

Uncharted Cyberspace
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7.33
9 votes

#32 - Uncharted Cyberspace

Burst Angel - Season 1 - Episode 10

Someone has been posting pictures of Amy in cyberspace, so she and Kyohei go shopping for electronics. A group of "monitormen" wants her to join them in cyberspace permanently, but she defeats them.

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Dripping Blood, Shedding Tears
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7.30
189 votes

#33 - Dripping Blood, Shedding Tears

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 3

The awakening of Ryuubi's dragon forces Ryomou to flee; Sonsaku and the Nanyou gang at last make their first appearance.

The War of Toushi
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7.21
155 votes

#34 - The War of Toushi

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 11

Koumei Shokatsuryou's master plan comes to fruition, with Nanyou and Seito once again forming an alliance against Kyoshou and replaying the events of the Battle of Red Cliffs 1800 years later.

Chance Meeting Between Two Dragons
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7.19
187 votes

#35 - Chance Meeting Between Two Dragons

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 4

The looming threat of Kyoshou lures Nanyou into the plot. During a visit to Seito to search for answers, an assassin is sent to face Ryomou.

Cruel Toushi
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7.18
157 votes

#36 - Cruel Toushi

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 5

Ryomou's battle comes to an unforeseen end; Sousou loses more of himself to his ancient namesake.

Koukin's Vissitude
star
7.03
156 votes

#37 - Koukin's Vissitude

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 10

Koukin is still devastated by a loss and wanders without purpose, until a chance encounter with Seito's Kan'u reestablishes his resolve.

At First Like a Young Virgin
star
7.00
153 votes

#38 - At First Like a Young Virgin

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 7

Possessed by a mysterious girl in a cape, Ryofu wreaks havoc on her new friends. He scandalous behavior with Gentoku may push Kanu over the edge.

To the People and Not for the People
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6.99
154 votes

#39 - To the People and Not for the People

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 8

Suspicious of her master’s odd behavior, Kanu sends a messenger to ask Hakufu for help; Ryomou’s peaceful dip in a hot spring is disrupted by Ryofu.

Do Not Fight Unless the Situation is Critical
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6.97
152 votes

#40 - Do Not Fight Unless the Situation is Critical

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 5

A day at the beach turns into a treasure hunt, but when giant man-eating sharks appear, the bikini-clad warrior babes show off their moves.

The Military is a Great Matter of the State
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6.96
127 votes

#41 - The Military is a Great Matter of the State

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 1

Hakufu and her crew work to raise money for a tournament where they will face fierce opponents. When her little sister shows up things get crazy!

Many Calculations Result in Victory, Few Calculations Result in Defeat
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6.95
153 votes

#42 - Many Calculations Result in Victory, Few Calculations Result in Defeat

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 9

Saji and the magician who shares his name use Ryofu as the centerpiece of a heinous plot to awaken the dragon lurking within Ryomou.

The Best General Will Aim to Ruin the Enemy's Plans
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6.79
153 votes

#43 - The Best General Will Aim to Ruin the Enemy's Plans

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 10

When Hakufu is possessed by the magician, cousin Koukin and Chuubo must make a dangerous stand to prevent her from being lost forever.

Bound to Reunite After a Long Separation
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6.78
153 votes

#44 - Bound to Reunite After a Long Separation

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 12

Koukin and Hakufu risk their lives in the battle to save Chuubo; brawling with Ryofu, Ryomou learns a lesson of vital importance.

Taking the Initiative Insures the Enemy's Defeat
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6.78
152 votes

#45 - Taking the Initiative Insures the Enemy's Defeat

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 11

Chuubo reveals her shocking true identity, the joins forces with Koukin and Hakufu on a perilous mission to rescue Ryomou.

The Dead Cannot be Brought Back to Life
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6.75
124 votes

#46 - The Dead Cannot be Brought Back to Life

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 3

Ryomou is shocked to stumble upon a girl everyone thought was dead, but all Hakufu can think is taking the new girl to a karaoke bar!

Shattered Friendship
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6.65
155 votes

#47 - Shattered Friendship

Ikki Tousen - Season 2 - Episode 9

Sonsaku is gone; an old comrade returns; and Kakouton pays a heavy price for following his principles.

All Warfare is Based on Deception
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6.58
156 votes

#48 - All Warfare is Based on Deception

Ikki Tousen - Season 3 - Episode 2

When a gang of thugs kidnaps her sweet little sister, Hakufu goes on a rampage. The odds are not on her side, but luckily, her friends are!

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Swarming Fangs
star
6.41
67 votes

#49 - Swarming Fangs

Ikki Tousen - Season 4 - Episode 6

Mouki and Kyocho escape, and Kanu is called to the fight arena by sinister mastermind Kentei. Hakufu, moved by an intense vision, rushes to Nanban.

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Beckoning Demon
star
6.32
96 votes

#50 - Beckoning Demon

Ikki Tousen - Season 4 - Episode 4

While Hakufu visits her sister, the Saito Academy fighters set sail for the tournament but soon discover a vicious rival team has invaded their boat..