The BEST episodes directed by Kazuya Iwata

Partnership
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8.50
22 votes

#1 - Partnership

Ace of Diamond - Season 2 - Episode 47

Miyuki gets his ribs checked out. In the bottom of the sixth, Sawamura shows a strong performance going three for three. With the sides retired, Haruichi stands in the batter's box with a wooden bat, and Sanada looks confident.

This World You Chose
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8.19
120 votes

#2 - This World You Chose

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai - Season 1 - Episode 6

It is now the last day of the first term, the promised day when pretending to be dating Tomoe ends. It seems as though everything has finally been resolved, but…

Life Is a Never-Ending Dream
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8.17
112 votes

#3 - Life Is a Never-Ending Dream

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai - Season 1 - Episode 12

Sakuta unveils to Mai and Nodoka the details of his family's past, and the trauma that Kaede underwent. Meanwhile, Kaede continues her re-integration into society, but as more hurdles appear, Sakuta worries for his sister's well-being.

Zeal
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8.12
26 votes

#4 - Zeal

Ace of Diamond - Season 2 - Episode 25

Sawamura successfully throws the changeup and the pitch combined with Miyuki's clever game calling makes it difficult for Ouya's batters to focus on a pitch. At the bottom of the ninth, with Ouya failing to turn the game around, Seidou takes the win.

Just the Way You Are
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8.00
27 votes

#5 - Just the Way You Are

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 5

Desumi learns that her laid-back coworker, Steel Princess, is in love with a coworker. While Beast Princess insists that dating within the company is against the rules, Desumi swears to help Steel Princess land her heart's desire!

Eternal Rivals
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8.00
29 votes

#6 - Eternal Rivals

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 12

Deep in Gekko headquarters, the birth of the Ultimate Phantom approaches. Meanwhile, a commercial opportunity for Fudo earns him Desumi's ire. When Gekko's ambitions lead to a world-threatening crisis, can the couple make up in time to fight back?!

Desumi Magahara Is the Monster I Made
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7.92
26 votes

#7 - Desumi Magahara Is the Monster I Made

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 7

After meeting her at the beach, Daigo realizes that he recognizes Desumi. Will the things he reveals affect her relationship with Fudo... or even Gelato 5 itself?!

At Last, the Amusement Park
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7.91
32 votes

#8 - At Last, the Amusement Park

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 3

Fudo is feeling antsy after two weeks without fighting or getting to see Desumi. When it's revealed that Gekko has developed a new weapon, he volunteers to infiltrate their base!

Could You Please Tell Me Why?
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7.89
35 votes

#9 - Could You Please Tell Me Why?

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 4

Haru invites Fudo to lunch to try to ask about his suspected girlfriend. But when Desumi spies them together, she can't help but feel shaken... a feeling that soon shows itself on the battlefield!

My Senpai is a Bunny Girl
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7.77
161 votes

#10 - My Senpai is a Bunny Girl

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai - Season 1 - Episode 1

Puberty syndrome – Abnormal experiences rumored on the internet to be caused by sensitivity and instability during adolescence. This year, Sakuta Azusagawa, a second-year student at a high school near Enoshima, meets several girls that are experiencing this “puberty syndrome.” For instance, he meets a wild bunny girl in the library. She turns out to be an actress on hiatus, Mai Sakurajima, who is also his senior at the school. For some reason, no one else can see this enchanting girl. How did she become invisible…? As Sakuta searches for answers to help Mai, they spend more time together, and he eventually learns of her hidden feelings… This is an unusual story that takes place in a town of bright skies and glistening seas, where Sakuta encounters various intriguing girls.

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Can't Help but Love the Music
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7.75
4 votes

#11 - Can't Help but Love the Music

Angel's 3Piece! - Season 1 - Episode 12

I Love You!
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7.70
50 votes

#12 - I Love You!

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 1

Fudo Aikawa, who doubles as leader of a heroic Sentai team, Red Gelato, and Desumi Magahara, who doubles as combatant leader Reaper Princess for an evil secret society, have fallen in love! Can these two mortal enemies keep their relationship secret while their organizations fight in the background?!

As Long as We're at the Beach...
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7.69
26 votes

#13 - As Long as We're at the Beach...

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 6

Desumi learns that she's going to be promoted to monster executive, and ponders what this might mean for her life going forward. Meanwhile, their planned date to the beach happens to coincide with Gelato 5's robot testing...

Atop the Kokutei Moon
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7.68
22 votes

#14 - Atop the Kokutei Moon

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 10

Desumi invites Fudo to her high school culture festival, where they hope to have their picture taken atop the "Kokutei Moon." But complications abound, as members of Gelato 5 and the Princess Series alike seem determined to foil the couple's best-laid plans!

What's the Point of Getting Closer?
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7.63
27 votes

#15 - What's the Point of Getting Closer?

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 11

The masked Judgment Princess always eats on her own in the cafeteria, prompting Desumi to take interest in the solitary girl. But her invitation to the rest of the Princess Series to have a strategy meeting in her room turns out to be... a slumber party!

Out of Order
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7.59
22 votes

#16 - Out of Order

Ace of Diamond - Season 2 - Episode 6

The game resumes in the bottom of the sixth. Miyuki gets on with a lead-off double, but Furuya misses the signal and pops out to the third baseman. In the end Miyuki advances to third, but Seido fails to score. At the top of the seventh Furuya walks the lead-off batter and gives up three consecutive hits. Seido gets one out, but Furuya falls behind again 2–0. Coach Kataoka decides to change pitchers and inserts Sawamura, whom has been warming up in the bullpen during the entire rain delay. Teito's batters try to focus on Sawamura's inside pitch but are shocked with Sawamura's crazy smile and all his outside pitch focus. Sawamura manages to strike out the first batter and gets the next one to ground out to third, halting Teito's momentum with only 1 run.

Everybody Has a Secret or Two
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7.56
25 votes

#17 - Everybody Has a Secret or Two

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 8

Fudo receives a letter threatening to expose his relationship with Desumi. But when he meets with his blackmailer, a surprising truth is revealed!

Wanna Take The Mound
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7.55
20 votes

#18 - Wanna Take The Mound

Ace of Diamond - Season 3 - Episode 2

In the second round of the invitational, Seido faces Nihon Shono. After throwing a 150 km/h pitches to shut down batters in the first round, Furuya has become the darling of the press and the fans. Which team will advance to the quarterfinals? What about the other team from Tokyo, Yakushi led by Todoroki Raichi? And what of the summer tournament winners, Komadai Fujimaki? The quarterfinals are taking shape.

My Big Sister Has Changed
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7.48
23 votes

#19 - My Big Sister Has Changed

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 9

Desumi's father arrives to interrupt the couple's alone time, bringing along Desumi's little sister, Urami. Both of them seem to disapprove of Desumi's recent life decisions. With Fudo's help, can she make her true feelings known?

The Truth About Dating
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7.44
34 votes

#20 - The Truth About Dating

Love After World Domination - Season 1 - Episode 2

Red Gelato and Reaper Princess pretend to run off to have a duel to steal some alone time together. Desumi asks Fudo to take her on a proper date, but Fudo has no experience in the matter! Can his comrade Yellow Gelato offer him some good advice?!

Burning Ashes
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7.44
16 votes

#21 - Burning Ashes

Garo: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 13

As his friends and family have no clue about his whereabouts León is rescued by a girl named Lara and starts living with her family.

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I thought we could win by delegating to others?
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7.44
55 votes

#22 - I thought we could win by delegating to others?

And You Thought There Is Never a Girl Online? - Season 1 - Episode 11

Rusian and the others include Nekohime and Sette, and recruit the top-ranked PvP guild "Wallenstein" to bolster their ranks. With the additional help, Guild Alley Cats charges in to take over Fort Cantor, but not everything goes according to plan.

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Shut Him Down!!
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7.33
24 votes

#23 - Shut Him Down!!

Ace of Diamond - Season 2 - Episode 17

After Seidou's failed attempt for a double play, the team is in a pinch with bases loaded and no outs. Yet Seidou decides to face Ugumori's momentum head on. Ugumori however, doesn't back down and manage to scale down Seidou's lead to one. Kataoka decides to leave the eighth inning to Furuya, then have Sawamura pitch in the ninth.