The BEST episodes directed by Keiji Kawakubo

The Lost Rabbit
41 votes

#1 - The Lost Rabbit

Gintama - Season 8 - Episode 9

As the battle between Utsuro and Umibozu comes to a head, Kamui reflects on his childhood, where he had to deal with an increasingly sick mother and an increasingly absent father.

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56 votes

#2 - Punishment

Blade & Soul - Season 1 - Episode 11

Alka suffers thinking back on everyone's words, which she had originally thought were meaningless. She returns to the Village of the Sword. Karen searches for Alka with Hazuki and Loana, but Jin Varrel seems to be approaching as well.

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76 votes

#3 - Desire

Blade & Soul - Season 1 - Episode 2

Alka travels to a corrupt oasis city in search of information, where she is targeted by multiple mercenaries due a bounty placed on her head by the Param Empire.

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190 votes

#4 - Attack

Log Horizon - Season 1 - Episode 15

Touya and Minori and the rest of the players in the training camp are hitting a wall with the way they fight. And Minori's suggestion is that they introduce themselves to one another!

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Adam Arclight
40 votes

#5 - Adam Arclight

Needless - Season 1 - Episode 7

Adam accompanied by the rest of the group heads off to rescue Eve from Simeon Headquarters. They arrive just as a huge crowd gathers for the opening of the new building. However, when Adam Arclight shows himself a small group of needless associated with the resistance attack him.

Chicken on the Bone
16 votes

#6 - Chicken on the Bone

Poco's Udon World - Season 1 - Episode 5

Souta calls Nakajima out, saying he needs to ask him for a favor. Buttering his longtime friend up with some bone-in chicken, he asks Nakajima to go with him to shoot a video for a class reunion. The two return to their old high school, talk with a teacher they used to have makeup lessons with, and end up reminiscing about the good old days. Souta reveals that he accepted the video project because, after leaving for Tokyo caused him to lose touch with the people of his hometown, he wants to revitalize that connection however he can. That evening, it’s Nakajima’s turn to ask Souta for a favor: to go with him to visit his father, who’s been hurt badly...

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How to Rest
112 votes

#7 - How to Rest

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash - Season 1 - Episode 9

Haruhiro and his party take the day off and use this time to rest and prepare for their next challenges.

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Hell Idol: Peach Maki / The Right Arm Blues
9 votes

#8 - Hell Idol: Peach Maki / The Right Arm Blues

Hozuki's Coolheadedness - Season 1 - Episode 6

Hell Idol Peach Maki was finishing up her gravure photo session at the Sento Farm in Togenkyo and along came Hakutaku in his usual manner. Oblivious of the suspicious shadowed figure up above, Hakutaku handed her a Sentou and began flirting. To her dismay, the shadowed figure turns out to be a gossip columnist who was attempting to get a scandal scoop on Maki who was advertising herself as a "pure" idol. The year is 102014 (Akuma Era). Satan's right hand man, Beelzebub from western hell arrived at Japan's hell. His name was written as "Lord of the Flies". It didn't take Beelzebub long to be shaking with anger as he was treated like a commoner despite him being an elite government official. To make matters worse, he couldn't even get through Hell Airport's inspection and was asked by Hozuki to literally empty his digestive fluids after stating that they were toxic. His patience was at its limit...

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We Formed a Team - Call Us Electric Mayo!
52 votes

#9 - We Formed a Team - Call Us Electric Mayo!

Akiba's Trip: The Animation - Season 1 - Episode 2

Tamotsu, Arisa and Niwaka visit Matome's hideout, where they discuss Tamotsu's new powers and the current state of Akihabara. What evil lurks in the streets of their favorite town?

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Wild Peach
38 votes

#10 - Wild Peach

Needless - Season 1 - Episode 12

With Adam critically injured, Solva and the others must defeat Eve and the rest of the Simeon Girls Force in order to save him. However, with the holographic Kurumi overseeing the fight it is far from easy. As such it is up to Cruz to figure out where the real Kurumi is hiding so that she can be dealt with.

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Positive Feedback Zero
7 votes

#11 - Positive Feedback Zero

Needless - Season 1 - Episode 19

Just as Aruka is ready to finish off her brother, she is stopped by an unlikely interloper.

Their Feelings
4 votes

#12 - Their Feelings

IDOLiSH7 - Season 1 - Episode 3

IDOLiSH7 decided to enter the dormitory of the Kotori Yu office and live a communal life in preparation for full-scale idol activities. Ichiori, who volunteered to cooperate with Spinning, proposes to decide on a center that will be involved in the future route of the group. Spinning imagined "an idol who is loved by everyone and gives dreams and hopes." There was only one answer as to who was the best fit for the concept. IDOLiSH7, whose direction has been decided in this way, first begins live activities on the street.

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