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 8.33
81 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 8.31
213 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 8.23
60 votes
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Baseball is Hard

#4 - 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 7.25
4 votes
Doing Research

#5 - 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 7.25
4 votes