The Best Episodes Directed by Katsuya Shigehara

The Path to Victory

#1 - The Path to Victory

Saga of Tanya the Evil Season 1 - Episode 10

Tanya's spectacular mission is a success, and the Republic is surrounded and crippled. But on her way back, she runs into a group of allied mages, lead by Anton Souix, the man she crippled once more. He's back, and powered by Being X, and his one mission in life is to take down the Devil of the Rhine!

star 8.18
135 votes
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A Graceful Black Adder Bears Its Fangs

#2 - A Graceful Black Adder Bears Its Fangs

ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Department Season 1 - Episode 9

While Jean is away on an extended trip to audit three districts in a row, there are signs of unrest that begin to close in on Lotta. Magie contacts Rail that Lotta is in danger upon learning of the events set in motion. Rail acts to protect Lotta, but the shadowy figures draw ever closer.

star 7.86
22 votes
Girls Are in the Dorm. But I Can't Say it Yet. Wait Until Tomorrow.

#3 - Girls Are in the Dorm. But I Can't Say it Yet. Wait Until Tomorrow.

If Her Flag Breaks Season 1 - Episode 2

Souta recalls his meeting with Sakura aboard the Premium Ambriel. He meets childhood friend Okiku who has a big sister flag. They have the Quest Dorm renovated, thanks to student council president Mimori Seiteikouji's volunteers. Souta meets effeminate boy Megumu, who along with Akane, Okiku, and Nanami, move in to keep the dorm open. He later discovers a letter and recalls the encounter with Sakura that led to his attaining his powers and his mission of gathering a party of characters.

star 7.56
25 votes
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I've Learned Something I Wasn't Meant to Know. I Need to Hide Myself Before I Disappear Without a Trace

#4 - I've Learned Something I Wasn't Meant to Know. I Need to Hide Myself Before I Disappear Without a Trace

If Her Flag Breaks Season 1 - Episode 7

The mysterious girl revealed to be Megumu, which is forced to crossdress by his older sisters that hangs out in the nearby mansion. In order to bring Kurumiko back to Hatagaya Academy, Souta asked for Mimori's help, which in return he needs to go on a date with her. Despite Mimori's best efforts, only Mei are capable of bringing Kurumiko to Quest Dorm, which makes Kurumiko being attached to her as a result. It is also revealed that Mimori and Tsumugi are also becoming members of Quest Dorm, and, by Kurumiko's persuasion, Mei took the same action to live in Quest Dorm. Souta talked with Mei about his abilities. Mei brought him to a parallel world, where Souta did not exist, thus triggering the deaths of Nanami, Akane and Kurumiko. Mei brought him to Premium Ambriel, where he meet Miyuki, now Miyuki Hatate, who replaces Souta's role as the protagonist. Souta's Death Flag triggered, and Mei tries to save him by breaking the Death Flag, and while doing so, she learns about Souta's true destiny. Despite being unable to do so, Souta is saved, but Sacrament comes and wipe all of Mei's memory about flags.

star 7.53
17 votes
Boogiepop at Dawn 1

#5 - Boogiepop at Dawn 1

Boogiepop and Others Season 1 - Episode 10

Private Investigator Kuroda Shinpei's true identity actually a synthetic human named Scarecrow who works for a secret organization. His true mission is to track down any MPLS. MPLS had abilities that surpassed any human. One day, a fellow synthetic human named Pigeon brings him a new mission. His new mission is to investigate the entrepreneur Teratsuki Kyouichirou. Despite having some doubts about this mission, Kuroda looks into Teratsuki and discovers a hospital he donates to...

star 7.50
28 votes
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Overdrive: The King of Distortion 4

#6 - Overdrive: The King of Distortion 4

Boogiepop and Others Season 1 - Episode 17

Tanaka Shirou finds a place in the floor that looks like it may lead somewhere else, so he and Habara Kentarou want to go explore it, but Sakiko was asleep on top of the entrance. They manage to wake her up and manage to get into the crawlspace, but nothing there seems to have any connections with the King of Distortion. Suddenly, the entrance closes and Sakiko yells at them, saying that she won't let them get in the way of the King of Distortion. The entrance now won't budge, leaving Kentarou and Shirou trapped. Then, they hear the sound of something shutting...

star 7.41
29 votes
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VS Imaginator 5

#7 - VS Imaginator 5

Boogiepop and Others Season 1 - Episode 8

Suema Kazuko finds out that Kinukawa Kotoe's attitude has changed ever since she had requested Suema to help her with Asukai Jin. Suema can't help but feel that there's something deeper at play with Kotoe's sudden attitude change, and she goes to visit Asukai to see if she can find out the truth. Suema asks him if he's sure he doesn't know the reason that Kotoe changed, but Asukai just changes the subject and starts talking about his own personal goals.

star 7.03
35 votes
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Boogiepop and Others 2

#8 - Boogiepop and Others 2

Boogiepop and Others Season 1 - Episode 2

One day after school, Kinoshita Kyouko asks Suema Kazuko to walk home with her. As they're walking along the river going home, Kyouko asks Kazuko if she knows another way home. Kazuko teases her, asking her if she thinks someone's going to kill her. Kyouko stays silent and Kazuko tells her she's overthinking things, when suddenly Kirima Nagi appears before them. Nagi then pins Kyouko to the ground.

star 6.85
55 votes
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It Begins Here

#9 - It Begins Here

Hinako Note Season 1 - Episode 2

Chiaki, the landlady of Hitotose Manor, gave Hinako the suggestion to start up a new theater troupe. While Hinako is busy worrying about whether she's actually capable of starting her own troupe, Chiaki asks her why she wants to go into theater, so she explains why she wanted to join the theater club. After hearing her reason, Chiaki tells her there's no plan yet for the Fujimiya High theater club to return, so maybe it would be best to start a new troupe. As they're discussing what sorts of productions they could put on, Kuina suggests making use of Hinako's popularity with animals by using real animals in their act...

star 6.13
8 votes