The Best Episodes Directed by Kanetoshi Kamimoto
#1 - Yukimatsuri
Hinamatsuri Season 1 - Episode 12
Hina is lost in the mountains with Hitomi and two other classmates. Mao is now the top student at a Chinese qigong school of "Superhuman Martial Arts, but all of a sudden, a Japanese street rocker tries to learn how to recreate Hina's "Rockusion" stunt from before.
#2 - Like a River Stream
Hinamatsuri Season 1 - Episode 10
Hitomi's mother doesn't believe her when she honestly tells her about her bartending job. Utako, wanting to keep her bar's money-maker, pressures Hitomi into renting an apartment on her own, and then steers her towards various temp jobs to pay for it. Anzu gets 5,000 Yen from her parents in allowance. While shopping with Hitomi, Anzu settles on a shoulder massaging device for her parents, but is short of the required money, when Sabu appears and takes her to a local horse racetrack.
#6 - Life Is About Survival
Hinamatsuri Season 1 - Episode 9
Security chief Ikaruga summons Mao to Japan, who instead ends up stranded on a deserted island. Meanwhile, Nitta’s ailing president is searching for someone to replace him, and Nitta finds himself accidentally at the center of a high-stakes power struggle.
#8 - Disownment / Rock n' Roll Fever
Hinamatsuri Season 1 - Episode 4
Furious about the destruction in his home, Nitta kicks Hina out of his home, and she’s left to fend for herself on the streets.