The Best Episodes Directed by Kazuhisa Ouno

Cheerful Child

#1 - Cheerful Child

Barakamon Season 1 - Episode 1

Handsome young master calligrapher Handa Seishuu has been exiled to a far-western island for punching a critic. He plans to focus on his writing in solitude, but rambunctious little Naru won't leave him alone...

star 8.34
86 votes
Ocean's Eleven!

#2 - Ocean's Eleven!

IS: Infinite Stratos Season 1 - Episode 9

After the events that unfolded in the tag team match, Ichika & Co. deserve a much-needed beach trip. Schemes, traps, and frilly swimsuits abound.

star 8.33
217 votes
Guys From Tokyo

#3 - Guys From Tokyo

Barakamon Season 1 - Episode 6

Handa's only friend, Kawafuji, arrives with a kid named Kanzaki Kousuke in tow, but their trip to Handa's house ends up being very roundabout. Why does Kousuke want to meet Handa so badly, and why did Kawafuji agree to bring him?

star 8.29
63 votes
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A Forest Girl in the Forest!?

#4 - A Forest Girl in the Forest!?

Encouragement of Climb Season 1 - Episode 9

Hinata teaches Aoi, mountain manners and learns about giant flying squirrels.

star 7.00
11 votes
To the Next Landscape

#5 - To the Next Landscape

Encouragement of Climb Season 1 - Episode 12

The girls arrive at the beach, where Kokona prepares tomato risotto from the ingredients Hinata and Kaede bought. After spending the day having fun, the girls take a look at the stars, becoming excited over the thought of seeing even more of them while mountain climbing.

star 7.00
10 votes
The Climb Isn't Over Until You Descend!?

#6 - The Climb Isn't Over Until You Descend!?

Encouragement of Climb Season 1 - Episode 10

Aoi, Hinata, and Kokona help each other down the mountain.

star 6.92
12 votes
Tomorrow Is Outdoors!

#7 - Tomorrow Is Outdoors!

Encouragement of Climb Season 1 - Episode 11

As Summer arrives, the girls make plans to go to Hanno River Beach together. While Hinata and Kaede shop for ingredients for the trip, Aoi invites Kokona over for a sleepover, where they decide to prepare French toast for the outing.

star 6.92
12 votes
Doing Research

#8 - Doing Research

Big Windup! Season 2 - Episode 9

Although Nishiura has discovered the extent of Bijou's planning against them, Abe decides to simulate ignorance to turn their information to Nishiura's advantage. Third inning (0-1). Suspicious, the senior captain that gave information about Nishiura to Bijou questions Bijou's coach Roka about Bijou's regular catcher's frequent glances at Roka, and decides to stay sitting next him to stop him from giving out signs from the benches and making the game unfair. Fourth inning (0-1). Although Bijou starts wondering if Nishiura has caught on to their strategy, they aren't quite sure.

star 6.50
6 votes
Baseball is Hard

#9 - Baseball is Hard

Big Windup! Season 2 - Episode 4

Nishiura and Sakitama's battle continues in a tight game. Both teams have to overcome their faults and strengths.

star 6.20
5 votes