The Best Episodes Directed by Kenichi Kawamura
#1 - The Long-Awaited Reunion
Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Season 2 - Episode 3
On the way to the Sanctuary, Subaru unwittingly finds himself invited to a witch's tea party, where the hostess introduces herself as Echidna, the Witch of Greed. Subaru is alarmed, but Echidna encourages him to sit and drink his tea before it gets cold. When he somehow makes it back outside after a conversation with Echidna, he finds Otto lying on the ground, battered and beaten. Then, before he even has a moment to assess the situation, Subaru himself is attacked.
#2 - Cage- Die Gefangnis
Rozen Maiden Season 1 - Episode 9
Suiseiseki is alarmed as Souseiseki seldoms open the door to dreams. Shinku surmises she must have been tricked. Suiseiseki is heartened when the gang votes to follow her to recuse Souseiseki. They enter into the master's dreamworld to look for Souseiseki and encounters Suigintou. Having possessed Souseisek's Renpika (shears), Suigintou wants Souseiseki's Amethyst Dream (watering can) as well. When the dream door disappears, Souseiseki knows that the master intends to lock all of them in his dream. Shinku askes Jun to leave with the twins while Hinaichigo and herself stays behind to deal with Suigintou. The twins bought Jun to a mighty tree that connects everyone's dreams in the world and whose branches allow them to travel between dreams. They enter into the dreamworld of the master's wife and to their suprise, sees Kadzuki. The master's wife refused to leave her dreamworld because of Kadzuki's presence and because both of them can live in a safe world without the pain of reality. Thi
#4 - Stella Cadente
Gunslinger Girl Season 1 - Episode 13
The girls plan to see a meteor shower, but Henrietta is distressed when Jose reveals that he is too busy and cannot attend. As a result, Triela tries to find a new chaperone, and Hilshire agrees after Triela helps him with his work. Meanwhile, Henrietta visits Angelica in the hospital, where Angelica hears a dog barking, causing her to remember her old dog. Henrietta relays this information to Marco, who is apathetic, but Henrietta implores him to visit his charge. He initially refuses and asks Henrietta whether she is dissatisfied with her mechanical condition, to which she responds that she has accepted who she is. Marco later goes to visit Angelica as the other girls go to see the meteor shower. The girls begin to sing Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 as Angelica listens to it in her hospital bedroom. She then asks Marco to read "Il Principe del Regno Della Pasta." It is strongly indicated that she dies as the story is read to her.
#6 - Lycoris Radiata Herb
Gunslinger Girl Season 1 - Episode 9
Elsa, another mechanized assassin girl, completes a mission to terminate a group of corrupt police officers on the orders of her handler, Lauro. Lauro recruits Jose for his next mission, and the two remark over their different views on treating the girls, Lauro's indifference contrasting against Jose's empathy. Henrietta attempts to converse with Elsa before the mission, but is rebuffed by the girl's single-minded devotion to Lauro. Meanwhile, Elsa grows increasingly jealous over Jose and Henrietta's close relationship, and Lauro removes her from the mission when he notices this. After Jose and Henrietta succeed, Lauro comments on Elsa's uselessness, leaving her devastated.
#7 - A Gathering of Adventurers
Goblin Slayer Season 1 - Episode 11
Goblin Slayer does his usual rounds around the farm and finds a bunch of goblin footprints, and realizes that they're planning to attack the farm that night. Goblin Slayer tries to convince Cow Girl and her uncle to leave, but she refuses to leave, wanting to protect the one place that Goblin Slayer has to come home to. In order to protect the farm Goblin Slayer heads to the guild to make a request...
#8 - Moonlit Hunting Grounds
Black Lagoon Season 1 - Episode 6
With the Neo-Nazis in possession of the painting, the Lagoon company declares that it is time for revenge. As the moon dips out of sight, Dutch and Revy board the ship in an attempt to recover the painting and shoot up some scum on the way. After Revy goes on a major shooting spree, spilling much blood, Dutch learns the truth behind their assignment.
#9 - Calm Down, Two Men
Black Lagoon Season 1 - Episode 7
Sensing that his two employees need to deal with their conflicts, Dutch assigns Rock to go into town and deal with some errands concerning different deliveries. But Rock is required to take Revy along with him, and it becomes questionable whether Rock and Revy will be able to deal with each other without someone dying on the way.
#10 - Beyond Good and Evil
Parasyte -the maxim- Season 1 - Episode 9
Yuko is drawn to Shimada Hideo, but gradually realizes that something is seriously amiss with Shimada's face itself. As Yuko pursues Shimada's secret, she connects the dots between him and her brother's police investigation.
#11 - Greenback Jane
Black Lagoon Season 1 - Episode 16
Jane is a counterfeiter and on the run from the Florida mob. She plans to hide in the Church of Violence, but that place is everything else than what she expected.
#14 - Lock 'n' Load Revolution
Black Lagoon Season 1 - Episode 11
The Black Lagoon has to transport some of Mr. Chan's papers he tries to hide from terrorists. It doesn't take the terrorists long to track down the Black Lagoon. Even worse, they manage to capture a crew member!
#15 - The Black Lagoon
Black Lagoon Season 1 - Episode 1
Rokuro Okajima ('Rock') is sent on a mission, carrying with him a disk. He is captured by Dutch and Revy who are members of the ship called Black Lagoon. Problems arise for the crew when a skilled mercenary named Captain pursues them for the disk.
#19 - Yokohama Disturbance Part I
The Irregular at Magic High School Season 1 - Episode 19
Lately, Tatsuya has been reading about creating the Philosopher's Stone, thinking that it might have the capability to store Magic Sequences. Surprisingly, he is asked to participate in the Thesis Competition as a member of the First High School team.
#24 - Fratello
Gunslinger Girl Season 1 - Episode 1
Henrietta and her handler, Giuse, are ordered to apprehend a witness from an apartment building. With the aid of another Fratello, consisting of Rico and her handler Jean, the mission seems simple enough. However, things are complicated when one of the the armed men guarding their target threatens Giuse, causing Henrietta to snap and massacre everyone in the room. Meanwhile, in a series of flashbacks, the tragic events which led to Henrietta becoming a cybernetic assassin for Section 2 is shown.
#26 - Surviving World Gloria
Qualidea Code Season 1 - Episode 1
Bizarre creatures referred to as "Unknown" appear over the coast of Tokyo Bay. Defending against them is the mission of high school students in Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Chiba who possess a supernatural power known as "World." Among them all, the head of the Tokyo school, Ichiya Suzaku, defeats Unknown with particularly overwhelming power, but Tokyo's subhead, Canaria Utara, observes his lack of teamwork with a troubled expression.
#27 - Deep Blue Caricature
Qualidea Code Season 1 - Episode 2
Rumors are swirling among students repairing the half-destroyed Aqua Line that an Unknown has appeared in the area. The representatives of each city divide into two teams to investigate, and Suzaku ends up on a team with Hotaru as well as Kasumi, one of his least favorite people.
#28 - Rescue Paranoia
Qualidea Code Season 1 - Episode 7
Hotaru races toward Tokyo, determined to keep her promise to never keep Maihime waiting again. Meanwhile, Maihime is increasingly overcome with exhaustion as countless Unknown bear down on her. Just then, a unique Unknown that Maihime determines to be their boss shows up.