The Best Episodes Directed by Koichi Mashimo
#1 - A Woman Who Waits
El Cazador de la Bruja Season 1 - Episode 2
With their vehicle broken down, Ellis and Nadie arrive at a small restaurant owned by a somewhat disgruntled woman named Frida. Though she takes an instant liking to Ellis, Frida's attitude towards Nadie isn't as positive when she learns that Nadie is a bounty hunter. Frida's negative feelings for bounty hunters is shown to be because it estranged her from her daughter ten years prior. Her daughter, Maria, greatly disapproved of her mother's previous life as a bounty hunter and put herself up for adoption. Soon after, Ellis is kidnapped by a bounty hunter from the previous episode and is rescued by Frida, though when Nadie encounters Maria and brings her to Frida's restaurant after the scuffle is over, Nadie takes the credit and Maria's hatred in order to preserve the relationship between mother and daughter.
#2 - A Woman With an Angle
El Cazador de la Bruja Season 1 - Episode 4
While being pursued by two bounty hunters, Ellis and Nadie take refuge in a convent. The sisters there are eager to offer them protection, with zealous disregard for their own safety.
#3 - A Man Who Shoots
El Cazador de la Bruja Season 1 - Episode 12
The heroines encounter Ortega, a man who collect guns and has himself holed up inside an armored van due to his anti-government sentiment. Before long, they are attacked and forced to escape in Ortega's van. The assailants are assassins sent to eliminate Ellis by rogue elements within the organization Blue-Eyes works for. Blue-Eyes, unable to do anything else to stop the attack, gives the heroines one instruction, saying that the attack would stop at sunrise.
#4 - Season of Hell
Noir Season 1 - Episode 13
When Kirika begins spending all her time down at the river in the company of a young painter, Mireille warns her not to get too close- after all, relationships aren't something you can pursue easily when you're in their line of work. Mireille has problems of her own, however- an old job comes back to haunt her when one of the survivors decides to put together his own mission of revenge.
#5 - Kero-chan and Mokona
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 18
The next world appears to be uninhabited, but evidence suggests otherwise. While camping out, Mokona has trouble deciding who to sleep with. Mokona is lonely and converses with Yūko.Syaoran, Sakura, Fay and Kurogane wake up the next morning to discover they have become shorter than Mokona. Cerberus finds Mokona and explains that all humans have shrunk in the Country of Kero.
#6 - The Wings of Tomorrow
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 26
Chaos has trapped Sakura in a crystal then reveals his true form (A bird with millions of feathers that look like Sakura's). However, Sakura while imprisoned learns that Chaos can't control his body and to free him, Syaoran must beat his true form. Sakura learns who Chaos really is and why he wanted to travel with her. Who really is Chaos and will Syaoran be able to defeat his Chaos's true form?
#7 - Goal of Glory
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 3
Sakura continues racing in her dragonfly while avoiding obstacles. Meanwhile, using the sensor, Syaoran and Ryuuoh find out where the interference for the race is coming from. They head over to the Piffle Corporation Building and find that Tomoyo’s secretary is the one behind the sabatoge. When they arrive they find that he is about to shoot down Sakura’s dragonfly. Can Syaoran and Ryuuoh stop him?
#8 - Hazardous Road
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 12
The gang end up in a world that looks like a desert. But when Mokona takes out the feather from the previous world, it got swiped by a truck! Syaoran and others board a bus to catch up with the truck and they see a familiar face!
#9 - The Distorted Wish
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 23
Chaos tell Syaoran about how there are more of Sakura's feather where they found the ones he had. Syaoran decides to go find them and Fay and Kurogane join him leaving Sakura and Mokona alone at Chaos's Palace. The place Chaos told Syaoran turned out to be trap. What is Chaos planning to do with Sakura?
#10 - Freezing Mitama
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 25
Chaos had challeged Syaoran for Sakura. The winning gets to travel with her, but Syaoran's sword breaks during his previous battle. Kurogane trains Syaoran to master his sword. Will he be able to master Kurogane's sword and defeat Chaos and save Sakura once in for all?
#11 - The Library's Secret
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 15
The book of memories - it registers the memories of the first person to open it, and delivers the memories to the next person who touches it.
#12 - Sad Miracle
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 4
Our heroes land in the next world and spot a new feather right away embedded in a protruding stone. But what's this the feather's not within a stone, but within the horn of dragon. The townsfolk proceed to attack the dragon with the objective of obtaining the feather, but they fail. Syaoran and crew go to help them out, but it seems these townspeople have been waiting for their return. Our heroes have a returned to the world where they obtained a feather in a floating temple from a god. According to the town chief their god had announced to them that on the night of the next new moon all the people who were revived from Sakura's wish will vanished. The townsfolk hope to use the power of the feather together with Sakrua's prayers to keep them living. With the help of Kurogane and Syaoran the townsfolk attack the dragon once more. Syaoran sliced off the dragon's horn with his hien. Together with the retrieved feather they go back to the temple where Sakura asked the god to keep everyone who was revived living, but the god refused saying the living cannot be brought back to life. Sakura absorbs the feather recieving a memory from a time her father told her peple cannot be brought back to life, which is why everyone should live wonderful lives while they're still living. With these words in mind the townsfolk accept the fate of their loved ones and all that were revived vanished once more.
#13 - A Feeling That Transcends Time
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 10
With a final embrace from King Ashura a gian light emerse living Sakura's feather in King Yasha's place. King Ashura explains that King Yasha was never there to begin, that King Yasha has been dead for a long time and was only able to appear to be alive by the power of the feather's illusion. With King Ashura left in the castle she has but one wish: to revive King Yasha, but with the ability to revive life being impossible the castle commences to crumble unable to fufill her wish. What will happen to Ashura and will Sakura and the other safely escape the castle?
#14 - The Five Eyes of Tchicai
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 17
After Fye put a barrier around them, Mokona teleported the group outside of danger but still in the same world. They try to hide in the library. Where to find out more about Syaoran's past Kurogane sets a trap for Syaoran to open the "Book of Memories" first but things go horribly wrong and Kurogane opens the book frist and Syaoran second. Syaoran is now trapped until he is finished seeing Kurogane's past. To makes things worse, the country security has found out where the group is hiding. Will they escape from the country security?
#15 - Scribbling Mokona
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 11
Our heroes land in the next world, but what's this? Oh no our lovable gang has been chibified! Yes everyone is in chibi form in this next world, but Mokona is no where to be found. Everyone comences to look for him. It seems Mokona was resting in a room with an artist. This artist has the power to manipulate anything she draws especially with a new found pen which happens to be Sakura's feather. Mokona asks for the feather back when he notices our friends drawn in chibiform in a new world on a piece paper laying next to the feather. It seems the feather drew them onto the paper thus putting them in a story that can only escape by being drawn out. With Mokona's strong desire to save them he draws a story to help get them out. Will Mokona be able to save Sakura and the others?
#16 - Black Steel
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 14
Syaoran comes across "the book of memories," well a copy of it. Kurogane opens it and finds that nothign is written inside of it. He hands the book to Syaoran who opens the book and finds himself looking at a younger version of Kurogane. Can this be Kurogane's past?
#17 - The Secret Art of Gokui
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 20
Kishimu has taken Syaoran and Kurogane to her world. Where they find out that Ryanban's son is behind the attacks. He has found one of Sakura's feathers and is using them to control the minds of demons from Kishimu's world. Will Syaoran and Kurogane with the help of Chun Hyang stop Ryanban's son?
#18 - Hazardous Race
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 1
After a strange dream, Syaoran wakes up in a futuristic world called Piffle and joins the others. After a chat with Yuuko, the group sets out to take part in the Dragonfly Race; the grand prize is one of Sakura's feathers! Nearly crashing into her, Sakura and the others meet Tomoyo Daidouji, the president of the Piffle Princess Company and hostess of the Dragonfly Race. Tomoyo decides on Sakura as her heroine for the race; unfortunately, Sakura is not the best driver and she crashes more than once.
#19 - The Endless War
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 8
The statues of Ashura and Yasha continue to glow as the sky appears to crack, so Mokona transports Sakura and Syaoran to a different world, where they meet Ashura who appears to be in a war with Yasha. Sakura and Syaoran discover Fay and Kurogane (with black eyes), but are they the companions they have had all along?
#20 - Two Memories
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 9
Sakura has a dream that seems to have told the past story between Ashura and Yasha. It seems the two are tragic lovers. Anyway Syaoran returns, but with many wounds and his eye begins to hurt. Sakura unconciously kisses it for him. Could this be something she did as memory from her body or something else? Syaoran goes into town with the king's most loyal soldier, Kumara, to look for the real Fay and Kurogane, but with no luck. Syaoran has an episode in town with his still hurting eye and visions of his double harbored in a glass case with our overlookers. Our mysterious overlookers are unhappy about the sudden world change mostly because they had nothing to do with it. It seems Yuuko purposely made the world change as a favor to Ashura and also to stop the meddling of the overlookers. King Ashura decides to go back to the floating castle with just Kumara and Syaoran in her party to battle King Yasha and his underlings. It seems King Yasha decided to travel lite as well with just this world's Fay and Kurogane. Just one attack seals King Yasha's fate as Ashura defeats him. A glowing light emerses and as King Yasha's body disappears Sakura's feather appears.
#21 - The Other Side of Nostalgia
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 16
Sakura and Syaoran along with the other find themselves in what seems to be the Clow Country. However, they later find out that there are no people here. Fye believes this to be part of Sakura's memories and the only things present here are the things that she remembers the most, which is why there is not a single picture of Syaoran in his house. Fye says that the feather must be in the place that she is the most unknown to which in this case turns out to be the ruins. Will Syaoran get Sakura's feather back from the same place they had last been before she lost all her memories and went on this world hopping journey?
#22 - The Second Trial
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 19
Mokona takes Sakura and the others to country where they met Chun Hyang. When they reach the city, they soon find out that they have been attacked by demons from Kishimu's world and they have been stealing souls of the villagers. The villagers all avoid Chun Hyang since she belives that Kishimu wouldnt do this. Can Sakura and the others help Chun Hyang find out who is behind this and get all the stolen souls back?
#23 - Working Sakura
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 21
The group lands in the next world and finds the feather almost right away for sale in a jewllery shop. how will the gang pay it! Sakura gets a job!
#24 - The Resolution to Live
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 19
This episode starts directly from where the previous episode ended. Kurogane and Fai battle the oni, which they manage to stay alive, though Fai's ankle is injured. New oni slayers show up in the store. The person that Kuro and Fai were directed to meet had just left the place. A stronger oni arrives on the scene, doing weird things once more. Syaoran is unable to do much, but the teamwork of the oni slayers takes down the oni. Fai and Kuro come back to give the bad news. At the end, Syaoran realizes that he cannot rely just on his kicking skills and ask Kurogane to teach him how to fight with a sword. The mystery man shows up once again, is he related to the weird incidents that has been happening lately? What about Sakura's feather?
#25 - Ashura's Reasons
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 7
The group arrives in a new world, but it seems that Kurogane and Fay landed somewhere else. Syaoran, Sakura and Mokona end up with a group of female circus travelers who worship Ashura, a goddess of war. Kurogane and Fay end up in the shrine of the opposing god Yasha. But all isn’t what is it seems when Sakura and Syaoran discover that the leader of the circus, Suzuran, and the priest in the shine, Souseki, are actually secret lovers.
#26 - The Group's Determination
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 24
Chaos shows his true nature, he wants to travel with Sakura and find all her feathers instead of Syaoran, Fay, Kurogane and even Mokona. He shows Sakura how much power he really has and beat Syaoran to the ground. However keeps standing up. Will Syaoran be able to defeat Chaos and stop his plan?
#27 - Cat and Dog
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 18
It seems Syaoran and Kurogane had stolen the prey of two demon slayer partners Yuzuriha Nekoi and Kusanagi Shiyuu as they introduce themselves Kurogane discovers from them that Fay and had given him and Syaoran the aliases Big puppy and Little puppy. Back at the cafe they treat the partners to some cake and tea while Kurogane huffs at Fay for the names (he and Sakura are Big Kitty and Little Kitty). The partners get called out for a bounty so leave promising to come back and swap stories. Syaoran and Sakura have a momentary heart to heart when Sakura almost discovers that Syaoran was probably an important person to her, but because of Yuuko's work she instantly forgets her discovery. Syaoran and Kurogan go down to city hall to find out about any strange occurrences when they are directed to the information booth. They meet a woman by the name of Eeri at the info booth who tells that lately demon have been showing up in areas they shouldn't and of a new demon that's appeared that takes the shape of a beautiful woman. They receive an address to a place where to find more information. Kurogane and Fay follow the address when they are surrounded in the streets by a bunch of demon ready to attack.
#28 - The Last Wish
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 26
As Syaoran, Fye, Kurogane, Sakura, and Mokona arrive to the next world Syaoran collapses of fatigue due to the previous battle. An elderly woman offers her home for them to rest and also tells them the story of the castle. She tells them that if they make it up there alive a wish will be granted to them, but many have tried and died. They decide to investigate and see if it is the work of one of Sakura's feathers. What will be their wish?
#29 - Strength and Kindness
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 16
The story starts off with a girl being hit with a mysterious beam on her head. Inside the shrine, Keefer goes in a saves her from the Guardian of the shrine. The group enters the world, Storm Country, in the middle of a tournament in order to see who is the strongest. Syaoran eventually wins the match. But Keefer needs that sacred object that Syaoran won from the tournament. They both fight to see who gets it, ending with Syaoran giving the sacred object to save the girl.
#30 - Mirror of Separation
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 10
The villagers of Koryo storm the castle as Chu'nyan follows Sakura; meanwhile, Syaoran continues to battle the Ryanban's son and Fay and Kurogane continue to fight Kiishimu. Kurogane unintentionally frees Kiishimu from her imprisonment set by the Ryanban, by kissing her. Chu'nyan learns that her mother's spirit temporarily inhabits Sakura's body and Chu'nyan comes to understand the true meaning of hijutsu. Her mother gives her own hijutsu mirror to Chu'nyan and departs from Sakura's body.
#31 - The Beginning of Seperation
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 13
The episodes starts off with Syaoran and Kurogane deciding to take on the whole biker gang and hopely steal one of their bikes to ctahc up to the feather. They beat some guys but after the gang figures out that they cant take on Kurogane and Syaoran, they run away. Syaoran returns to the bus. The next day, the other people ther in the bus decide to help them and luckly they are able to ctach up to the truck with the feather but to make things worse, the biker gang came back to take revenge on Syaoran. Will they be able to get Sakura's feather back?
#32 - Resolution of a Boy
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 5
The group arrives in the next world landing in the middle of the ocean. They are picked up by a ship and when introduced to the captain recognize him as a villain they encountered on a previous world. They decide to trust him since he isn’t actually the same person and decide to help out on the ship. When Syaoran is taken to the engine room he finds Fujitaka, a young version of his dead father. After getting thrown overboard during a storm Syaoran and Fujitaka are given time to connect with one another.
#33 - Feather King Chaos
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 22
Sakura and the others arrive in the next world, and find out that the king of the city (Chaos) has her feather. Chaos agrees to give Sakura the feathers (he have several) if they told him the stories of their journey. Everyone tells him a part of their journey and at the end, Chaos keeps his word and gives Sakura all his feathers. Chaos gave up those feathers to easily, is he up to something?
#34 - God's Beloved Daughter
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 8
Fay and Kurogane decide to storm the castle even when Chu'nyan tells them that powerful secret arts protect it. Chu'nyan, Syaoran, and Sakura visit the resistance in town against the Ryanban. Sakura is drawn towards the castle and mysteriously disappears inside. Syaoran goes in after her and there they meet all the townspeople that have been imprisoned and have changed into monsters. Sakura and Syaoran are then back in front of the gates of the castle because of a mysterious presence. They tell the villagers what happened to the others sucked in from the gate. Kurogane and Fay decide not to storm the castle but to think of another method. The villagers decide to fight once more.
#35 - The Blade of a Desperate Fight
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 24
Syaoran wakes up inside an egg shaped pod. He hears a tapping on the glass and sees Fay there, smiling, and pointing to another pod which contains Sakura. Sakura then awakens too, and she and Syaoran get out of their pods and greet each other. Syaoran wonders where they are; the place they are in looks very different from the town. The group meet up with a woman whom Fay tells them can explain everything, and she does so. The world of Ōto is a virtual reality program in Fairy Park which is a popular game for the residents of the Edonis Country. Syaoran sees that Kurogane and Mokona are still asleep in their pods. The woman tells Syaoran that someone is interfering with the program. This person is trying to turn the virtual reality into actual reality. Kurogane, Mokona, Ryū-ō and the others appear. Seishirō then also appears and Kurogane fights with him. Before long, the true identity of the strongest Oni is revealed.
#36 - The Ultimate Game
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 25
The fight between the group and the Oni continues, while Seishirō is told the real truth behind everlasting life in the game. Syaoran climbs to the top of the rollercoaster and tells Seishirō that he doesn't think he will be able to beat him in his current state. However, he has decided to get the feather back; so he draws his sword even though he knows he's not quite ready yet. When he draws the sword, it bursts into flames and the fight begins. Seishirō takes off soon after the fight begins, but as he leaves, the Oni are left behind for them to take care of. After finishing them off, Mokona reacts to the power of the item Seishirō used and takes the group to the next world.
#37 - The Steward of Illusions
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 13
The group end up in a new world, Jade Country, where there is an old legend story about a golden haired princess who possessed a feather with magical powers and they are convinced that it belongs to Sakura so they go to a forbidden castle with a deep river surrounding it to try find some children that were abducted. While they are in town, they are taking refuge in the house of a kind doctor, Kyle. But while everyone is asleep, Sakura sees the golden haired princess and follows her but then she is suddenly put to sleep. Now Sakura is getting the blame for taking the children and Syaoran is worried that she will never come back alive.
#38 - Three Badges
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 2 - Episode 2
While Syaoran, Fay and Kurogane ponder which of the contestants interferred with the qualifying race, Sakura is chosen for the pole position in the final race. Afterwards, at a party thrown by Tomoyo, Syaoran rekindles his friendship with the Ryuuoh in Piffle.Later, Syaoran is attacked, but the fight is called off only for the group to discover Tomoyo is intently investigating the incident during the qualifying race and she asks Sakura and the others for their assistance. Then, Tomoyo decides to make a costume for Sakura (and Mokona) for the Dragonfly Race; Syaoran seeks advice from Ryuuoh and the race begins!
#39 - The Vanishing Life
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 23
Seishirō attacks Fay after he asks if Kurogane and Syaoran live there. It is revealed that Seishirō gave his right eye to Yūko to obtain the power to travel between dimensions but unlike Mokona he can only use this power a limited number of times. Fay gets cornered and is defeated. Seishirō uses Sakura's feather and the people in the world start disintegrating like a computer program. When Syaoran and Kurogane get back to The Cat's Eye they find out that Fay was defeated by an Oni and that Sakura may have been taken captive. When Syaoran finds Seishirō and asks him what happened to Fay, he tells him that he killed Fay. Seishirō stabs Syaoran in the chest with a weapon made from Oni. Syaoran starts disappearing but then Sakura comes running out and hugs him and they both disappear.
#40 - Truth In History
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 14
Sakura wakes up after fainting and thinks she sees the Princess. Syaoran and the gang go check with Mr. Grosum if he has one of Sakura's feathers. They search his home to find clues of Sakura’s whereabouts until they're interrupted by Mr. Grosum. Sakura tries to find a way to escape from the room she's in. Meanwhile Syaoran discusses a plan with Doctor Kyle about stalking Mr. Grosum's house. As Sakura escapes, the ghost of the Princess appears to Sakura and tells her a story of a mystical feather came into her possession and how it wards off evil. Syaoran then uncovers the truth and finds out that Dr. Kyle knows where Sakura and the children are.
#41 - The Indelible Memories
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 22
Syaoran starts remembering about Seishirō and that he was the one who taught Syaoran how to fight. Syaoran and Kurogane go to a tower full of Oni to get information on Seishirō. At the top of the tower they find out that Seishirō is not an Oni and that town hall is planning to eliminate him for interfering. They also find out that the highest level Oni is in the form of a human and can command all other Oni. Seishirō shows up at The Cat's Eye when only Fay and Sakura are there and asks Fay if Kurogane and Syaoran live there.
#42 - A Heart that Believes
Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Season 1 - Episode 15
Sakura tries to escape from the forbidden castle with ghost Princess Emeraude's help. She also brings the children along with her. Meanwhile, Syaoran and all the townspeople want to hear Dr. Kyle's confession. He then confesses that the kidnapping was his doing and he used the children in order to break the feather free. The children escape from the castle but Sakura is still trapped. Dr. Kyle escapes from the townspeople and decides to grab Sakura instead, but suddenly Syaoran comes to rescue her. The castle begins to tremble as the reservoir from the river overflows. While they confront Dr. Kyle, the wall of the castle suddenly breaks and smashes into the doctor. They are freed as they see the castle collapse, and the townspeople thank the group for rescuing their children. At the end of their journey, they realize that they are being watched by someone who is also interested in Sakura's feather.
#43 - Birth
Noir Season 1 - Episode 26
Mireille and Kirika have overcome everything that the Soldats have thrown at them, and proven themselves truly worthy of the name Noir. But there is one last piece of business they must take care of at the manor- a final face off with Altena, the woman who has been manipulating their lives from the very beginning. But will this showdown set them free, or is it just the last move in Altena's game?
#44 - The Depths of Hell's Fire
Noir Season 1 - Episode 25
Only two maidens can serve as Noir, but now that Mireille has arrived at the manor, all three candidates are present- and one must lose out. Will Chloe and Kirika pull together to remove the â€˜outsider' from contention, or will Mireille find a way to get through to her former partner? Only a heated conflict in the manr grounds themselves can decide the answerâ€¦
#45 - The Two Hands of the Soldats
Noir Season 1 - Episode 19
Mireille and Kirika continue to chase leads that might help them locate a copy of the manuscript about the Soldats, unaware that the danger is greater than ever. For the Soldats council is fed up with playing Altena's games in which Kirika and Mireille are given â€˜trials', and decide that now is the time to finish them off, once and for allâ€¦
#46 - The Sound of Waves
Noir Season 1 - Episode 4
Mr Hammond is a man of many roles- on the one hand, he is president of the nefarious Atride Corporation, well known for inciting wars to make a profit, but on the other, he is a father adored by his teenage daughter Rosalie. And now, in sunny Ulgia, Hammond has another role- as Noir's next target. Yet there are still enemies in the shadows who want nothing more than for Noir to fail.
#47 - Intoccabile (Acte II)
Noir Season 1 - Episode 9
Noir and the Intoccabile still have unfinished business with each other after their last face off, and each side knows that matters can only be resolved with a final showdown. To that end, both sides travel to Sicily, where Mireille and the Intoccabile met as children. But with Kirika's arm injured and Mireille fearful and doubtful about her ability to defeat the Intoccabile, does Noir have any hope of victory? And will Mireille and the Intoccabile's past play a part in the coming encounter?
#48 - Moonlit Tea Party
Noir Season 1 - Episode 11
Mireille and Kirika are contacted by a man within the Soldats who is willing to give them a book containing valuable information. As the two women follow up this intriguing lead, they once again come up against the ""true Noir"", the mysterious assassin Chloe.
#49 - Limit
.hack Season 3 - Episode 18
Taihaku gets his reward a new and rare Steam Gunner weapon. Tabby waits with her friend for Haseo to exit the quest. Haseo made it to the end where he sees a man and he request Haseo to answer his question, Haseo says something negative about his daughter and exited the quest about 30 seconds before the game ended. Haseo appears to Tabby but this time Haseo is different than usual; the shock somehow boosted Haseo to his 3rd adept rouge class, Flick Reaper.
#50 - The Black Thread of Fate
Noir Season 1 - Episode 7
Noir has just fulfilled a contract to kill a revolutionary leader, but Kirika is shot herself whilst making the hit. With the remaining revolutionaries hot on Noir's trail and out for revenge, Mireille realises that her only chance of escaping may be to relieve herself of the burden of her injured partnerâ€¦
#51 - Lost One
.hack Season 3 - Episode 14
Haseo gets upset about Shino and blames himself. He gets a call from Shino's mother and cannot tell her anything about her daughter's coma. Phyllo is with Haseo most of the time and Tabby starts a guild with Sakisaka but he resigns his guild and leaves to a new game, which made Tabby all by herself in the game making her lost without anyone but Haseo.
#52 - Trial
.hack Season 3 - Episode 23
Haseo starts to pk the PKers hoping to come across Tri-Edge who is a PKer. All the PKers band together to fight Haseo. Kuhn is introduced to Yata’s guild, Raven. The Paw Squad goes to heal but Haseo kills everyone and all but Tabby leave the guild because they don’t want to help Haseo anymore.
#53 - The Assassination Play
Noir Season 1 - Episode 3
It seems like a simple job for Noir when they are hired by a widow to take revenge on her husband's killer. But when the job turns out to be a set-up, the tables are turned, and the hunters become the hunted. Can Kirika and Mireille hope to out-think their enemies and escape with their lives?
#54 - Les Soldats
Noir Season 1 - Episode 5
Having asked her old friend Vanel to find information on the people who are trying to kill Noir, Mireille is shocked to discover that whatever he has uncovered has cost the lives of him and his entire family. Realising that Vanel must have been onto something important, Mireille begins her own investigation to find out the secret that cost her friend his life.
#55 - Morning Without Dawn
Noir Season 1 - Episode 21
For Kirika and Mireille, the point of no return has been reached. For, as Kirika's memories come flooding back, Chloe unravels the mysteries of the past for Mireille, revealing the true identity of her parents' murderer. When they first met, Mireille promised that she would kill Kirika once they discovered the truth, but now that the time has seemingly come, will she keep her word?
#56 - Assassination Mission
Noir Season 1 - Episode 12
The mysterious Chloe has one last mission to carry out before she goes home to Altena and the manor- she has been ordered to kill an old NATO intelligence officer. As she journeys to Switzerland to carry out her task, Chloe finds that she is not the only one who has been sent to kill Reimann, and that she may have to protect him if she wants to be the one to eventually take him out.
#57 - Missing
.hack Season 3 - Episode 10
The Twilight Brigade holds against TaN while Ovan goes to find the Twilight Key. Passing through a door, he steps into a trap (later we find out, knowingly) set by Naobi and the rest of the TaN. Later, Shino threatens TaN with revealing certain illegal activities online, if Ovan wasn't returned. TaN disbands, and Ovan is left captive, his PC data being read by Naobi.
#60 - The Maidens With Black Hands
Noir Season 1 - Episode 1
An e-mail containing the words "Make a pilgrimage for the past with me", accompanied by a strangely familiar tune, lure professional hitwoman Mireille Bouquet into meeting with Kirika Yumura, a Japanese amnesiac with amazing killing skills. Could the mysteries of Kirika's lost memories shed some light on Mireille's own past?
#61 - Lost Kitten
Noir Season 1 - Episode 6
During the Cold War, a KGB agent named Yuri Nazarov ordered the slaughter of members of an ethnic minority known as the Tashkil. Now the few surviving Tashkil have commissioned Noir to avenge those deaths by killing Nazarov. Yet these days Nazarov is a benevolent old man who has dedicated himself to helping the destitute. Can Noir bring themselves kill Nazarov given his apparent change for the better?
#63 - Journey's End
Noir Season 1 - Episode 22
Kirika and Mireille's partnership has come to an end, and with no place to return to, Kirika finds herself wandering through the wilderness. Found and rescued, she is taken to what seems like a simple country village. Yet when Kirika realises that all the villagers not only recognise her, but have been expecting her arrival, it becomes clear that all is not as it seems.
#64 - Melle
.hack Season 3 - Episode 9
The Twilight Brigade attempts to bring together all of the Virus Cores. SakiSaka is given the last Core by Tawalaya, while Gord and B Set show up to help the Twilight Brigade, who are being attacked by TaN. They are then transported to an unknown location, while Ender and her TaN subordinates follow. (Known as "Melee" inside North America.)
#66 - The True Noir
Noir Season 1 - Episode 10
Kirika and Mireille are in for a surprise when they find that another professional has already taken out their next target. Word on the streets is that Noir was the killer- do the rumours refer Kirika and Mireille, or is someone else using the same code name?
#67 - The Darkness Within Me
Noir Season 1 - Episode 18
Still upset over the truths she learned in Corsica, Mireille wants nothing more than to be alone, and sends Kirika away for a while. Wandering the streets on her own, Kirika is approached by a faction of the Soldats, promising to supply information. But if Kirika follows this lead, she will be leaving Mireille alone- and vulnerableâ€¦
#68 - The Sin Within the Sin
Noir Season 1 - Episode 20
Two maidens loyal to the Soldats, tested through trial, and appointed by ancient ritual- this is the true nature of Noir. As Altena recounts the history of the Soldats, the Council itself plots to move against her, and her idea of recreating Noir. Meanwhile, Chloe eagerly awaits as Kirika faces one last trial, hoping that the two of them will indeed prove worthy to become the next incarnation of the true Noir.
#69 - Dark Return
Noir Season 1 - Episode 24
Drawn by her instincts and buried memories of the past, Kirika finally rejoins Chloe and Altena at the manor. Whilst a delighted Chloe shows Kirika around, and tries to help her recall their shared childhood, Altena begins gathering together everything she needs for the final ritual that will confirm the two women as the next incarnation of Noir.
#70 - Intoccabile (Acte I)
Noir Season 1 - Episode 8
In exchange for a document that has a connection with the mysterious Soldats, Mireille and Kirika assassinate a Mafia Don. But the Mafia is well known for its revenge policies, and Noir soon find themselves the target of the ruthless Mafia princess known as the Intoccabile, a woman who Mireille has met long ago, and has cause to fear.
#71 - The Cold-Blooded Killer (Acte I)
Noir Season 1 - Episode 15
Mireille and Kirika are offered a job in Taiwan- and their employer is none other than the Soldats. Despite the danger, Noir decide to accept, hoping that working for the Soldats will help them uncover some answers. But the assignment proves to be far from straightforward when they find themselves targeted by the Taiwanese assassin Shaoli, better known as the ""Cold-Blooded Killerâ€¦""
#72 - Return to Corsica
Noir Season 1 - Episode 17
It has been a decade since Mireile was forced to flee from Corsica after the murder of her family, and she has always been too afraid to return- until now. Determined to uncover the truth about her parents' murder and its connection to the Soldats, Mireille returns to her childhood home. But as she tries to stir up information from the past, she attracts the attention of those who would rather it remained buriedâ€¦
#73 - The Cold-Blooded Killer (Acte II)
Noir Season 1 - Episode 16
Kirika and Mireille's mission to destroy the Hang Yiban triad went awry when the Hang Yiban sent their own assassin- the ruthless Shaoli, to destroy Noir. Now, Mireille has been captured by the Hang Yiban, and Kirika must work with the mysterious Chloe to free her. But even if Mireille can be rescued, Noir still has the job of eliminating both the Hang Yiban leaders, and Shaoli herselfâ€¦
#74 - Sentiments for the Remaining Flower
Noir Season 1 - Episode 23
Kirika and Chloe are in Altena's hands now, but the Soldats who oppose her have one last card to play- they can try to recruit Mireille. If Mireille accepts, then she will have to infiltrate the manor and take her place as one half of Noir by killing either Chloe or Kirika. And if she refuses, then the Soldats will have no choice but to kill her. Can Mireille find a way out the deal, or is she fated to become the tool of the Soldats?
#75 - A Bouquet of Flowers for Mireille
Noir Season 1 - Episode 14
Ten years ago, Mireille left Corsica with her uncle Claude, who looked after her and trained her as an assassin. Now, Claude has returned to Paris, but Mireille's delight at seeing her uncle again is tinged with doubt. An assassin of Claude's calibre is bound to have secrets of his own- secrets that could spell trouble for Noirâ€¦
#76 - Love Song
Blade of the Immortal Season 1 - Episode 3
Manji's and Rin's fateful encounter with Sabato Kuroi. His relationship to Anotsu is further explored as well as the role of the members of the Mugai-ryū.
#80 - Resolution
.hack Season 3 - Episode 16
Ovan meets Taihaku and while that happens Taihaku goes to the Forest of Pain. Haseo hears about Phyllo encountering Tri-Edge and talks to Phyllo and he tells Haseo don't blame himself for her coma. Haseo fights and loses to Phyllo who tells him not to fight Tri-Edge because he will most likely become "Unreturned." Haseo then hears about the new quest and takes it to become stronger and defeat Tri-Edge.
#81 - Painful Forest
.hack Season 3 - Episode 17
Saburo befriends Tabby, who still worries about Haseo. Yata and Pi try to figure out Phyllo’s relationship with Ovan because he is the only survivor of Tri-Edge. Taihaku and Haseo are in the Forest of Pain. Pi tells Subaro to make contact with Haseo in the forest and see what he does in there. Ovan fights Tri-Edge. Taihaku completes the quest and Tabby decides to go to wait for Haseo.
#82 - Pursuit
.hack Season 3 - Episode 20
Haseo goes half-crazed, searching for information on Tri-Edge by hunting and pking PCs. Saburo fights Haseo, trying to bring out the factor that Yata and Pi are interested in but fails. Taihaku talks to Phyllo about the Forest of Pain and Haseo. Tohta makes contact with Haseo and earns his trust.
#83 - Defeat
.hack Season 3 - Episode 21
Haseo fights Midori who easily dodges his attacks. Haseo wants information from her because she is a survivor and witness of Tri-Edge. He continues to pk PCs, frustrated that he cannot meet Tri-Edge. Meanwhile, Tabby and Seisaku start a guild to help Haseo and the PCs that he pks.
#84 - Intrigue
.hack Season 3 - Episode 7
While investigating the Lost Grounds, Haseo experiences a major glitch in The World. Also, we learn more about the Virus Cores. On a team search with Tabby and SakiSaka, they find common marks in the Lost Grounds, where they had found virus cores. Haseo notices something weird about the lines, and the three mysteriouly vanish (presumably teleported).
#86 - Starting
.hack Season 3 - Episode 8
Haseo, Tabby, and SakiSaka find out the lines they found are portals. Continuing their search of the Lost Grounds, Tabby and SakiSaka encounter a glitch, while Haseo is confronted by Ender. Haseo notices the multiple colors of the Virus Cores, in comparison to the pillars from one of the Lost Grounds. This news comes as a breakthrough to the Key of the Twilight, as Haseo finds another Virus Core.
#87 - Determination
.hack Season 3 - Episode 26
Haseo has emerged from inactivity after his defeat at the hands of Tri-Edge. He encounters Tohta and learns about Phyllo, missing him. Tabby meets with Haseo to let him know of her real life ambitions. Once Haseo is left alone, the episode recaps the events during the series between Shino and Haseo, leading into a scene in which Haseo sees a "ghost" of Shino. The episode ends with a brief glimpse of Haseo in his Xth Form from the G.U. games, with the avatar Skeith in the background. The image transitions back to the present Haseo, and Haseo looks into the distance, with renewed determination to continue his search.
#88 - Twilight Brigade
.hack Season 3 - Episode 2
Haseo shows obsessive behavior toward Ovan's mysterious guild. He asks around to find more about it. At the end of the episode, he meets Ovan by a portal. Ovan asks Haseo to join his clan. Haseo responds by saying, "I'll think about it."
#89 - Pad
.hack Season 3 - Episode 15
Tabby meets two new members of the The World. She helps them play the game but says she can't do better like Shino and Sakisaka. Tabby meets Kuhn with Phyllo and Kuhn trains the two newbie brothers and Tabby about the game and how to level up in the game. Haseo is still angry about what happened and remembers the deletion of character data of Shino's and wants revenge on Tri-Edge.
#90 - Discord
.hack Season 3 - Episode 11
Gord is thinking of quitting the game. Several TaN members are getting banned because of their illegal activities that Shino handed in to the administrators.
#94 - Criminal
Blade of the Immortal Season 1 - Episode 1
Manji visits a priest in order to confess his sins, namely killing his lord and 100 of his retainers, an act that earned him the moniker "Killer of 100." The priest, who is actually a con artist, attempts to kill Manji by shooting him in the forehead, but Manji kills him and regenerates the wound. Manji returns to his home to find Yaobikuni, a nun who placed "sacred bloodworms" into Manji that make him immortal, and his sister Machi. That evening, Machi dreams of the time when Manji was forced to kill her husband, a police officer purusing Manji, causing her to lose her mind. After the dream, she wanders into the night and is captured by a group of ronin led by the brother of the priest Manji had killed. Manji pursues Machi but is unable to prevent her from being killed. In response, he kills every member of the ronin group, and upon returning to Yaobikuni, declares that he will seek redemption for the 100 men he killed by killing 1000 evil men.