The Best Episodes Directed by Kazuya Murata
#1 - Tandem Mirror
Planetes Season 1 - Episode 21
Debris Section has been assigned to the Moon for a month to help collect debris from the Tandem Mirror Drive disaster. In training as a finalist aboard the Von Braun, Hachimaki learns that one of his fellow candidates is planning to sabotage the mission.
#2 - Swing High
Gunsmith Cats Season 1 - Episode 2
With Jonathan Washington in the hands of the ATF, it looks like the gun-bust mission is nearly complete - until "The Bloody Pierce," a Russian hitwoman in a bulletproof coat, shows up and starts wiping out evidence. With a rumored mole in the ATF and good guys getting killed left and right, Bill and the Gunsmith Cats are forced to work underground. Working off of a tip they got from Washington, the Cats locate one of the gunrunners' arms storage facilities, but things take a turn for the worse when the guards spot them. Bloody Pierce captures Minnie May and Rally has to race in reckless pursuit to rescue her best friend from being carved up by the sinister Russian.
#3 - High Speed Edge
Gunsmith Cats Season 1 - Episode 3
The good news is, Bill figures out the house where the ATF mole is. The bad news is, when he gets there, the mole is dead and the house is rigged to blow up. Meanwhile the unsuspecting Gunsmith Cats are on their way to receive a civic award from Senator Haints - where the Bloody Pierce is waiting for them, thirsty for revenge. Can Bill and the Gunsmith Cats figure out who's really behind the gun running operation before the Bloody Pierce kills them all?
#4 - A Sky of Stardust
Planetes Season 1 - Episode 10
Tanabe is preoccupied with her discovery of Gigalt's illness. Yuri's involvement in a famous high-altitude shuttle accident is revealed. On a routine debris retrieval mission, Yuri finds the only keepsake of his deceased wife.
#9 - Reincarnation
A.I.C.O. -Incarnation- Season 1 - Episode 12
At the surgical site, Yura admits his intentions changed with Aiko's decision. Kurose tries to sever the link between Yuzuha and her duplicates.
#11 - Volition
A.I.C.O. -Incarnation- Season 1 - Episode 10
Aiko has the chance to speak to her other self inside the Malignant Matter. Meanwhile, the human form Matter engulfs Yura, revealing Yuzuha.
#12 - Devotion
A.I.C.O. -Incarnation- Season 1 - Episode 11
Isazu establishes a link to the Matter so he can interrogate Yura. The JSDF prepares to incinerate the entire Area despite Nanbara's objections.
#13 - Target
A.I.C.O. -Incarnation- Season 1 - Episode 2
Kanzaki takes Aiko to the Town, where her father's old colleague Kurose tells her the unbelievable: Her brain was transplanted into an artificial body.
#14 - The Neutral Zone
Gunsmith Cats Season 1 - Episode 1
Expert gunsmith Rally Vincent (slender, curvy, all-business brunette packin' heat) and her maniac side-kick Minnie May Hopkins (short, cute, dizzy blonde explosives nut) are happily running a gun shop and a bounty hunting operation in Chicago, when pony-tailed and hunky ATF Agent Bill Collins saunters into their lives. With a little coercion, Bill leads the Gunsmith Cats on a bullet-riddled mission to bust a ring of gunrunners by setting up a sting on smuggling under-boss Jonathan Washington.