The Best Episodes Directed by Kotono Watanabe

Rule Number 10

#1 - Rule Number 10

No Game No Life Season 1 - Episode 12

Sora and Shiro are driven into a corner by Izuna's activated Blood Destruction, but just when Izuna thinks she's won the game, she falls into yet another of their traps and is defeated. Some time later, the siblings are summoned by the leader of the Werebeasts, the Shrine Priestess, who wants a rematch against them for the sake of her people, but the challenge "unexpectedly" ends in a draw. She is convinced into joining forces and establishing the Elkia Federation by merging the Imanity and Werebeast territories into a single nation. While making preparations for their next battles, Sora and Shiro renew their conviction to unite all the races of Disboard under their rule, and one day challenge Tet for his title of "One True God".

star 8.91
301 votes
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Virtual Bride

#2 - Virtual Bride

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 7

Miyamoto, the mercenary, has found Sakamoto and his team. This dangerous player will do anything it takes to win.

star 8.86
150 votes
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Best in the World

#3 - Best in the World

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 4

Kira Kosuke is a disturbed child, but when on the island his true nature can finally come out, unchecked. That is until he faces the best Btooom! player in Japan.

star 8.81
153 votes
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The Strongest Player

#4 - The Strongest Player

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 9

A new player has joined Sakamoto's team, but he carries a dark secret. Before the team could dive deeper into the new players past, a food drop overhead brings many players out of hiding.

star 8.79
147 votes
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High Level

#5 - High Level

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 10

It seems the players on the island are interconnected in more ways than one. While Sakamoto mulls over this new information, the good doctor begins his end game.

star 8.75
147 votes
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#6 - Revival

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 11

With Ryouta out of the way, Himiko will be an easy target for Date, but Shiki has other plans for the doctor.

star 8.73
150 votes
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#7 - Attack

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 5

A pantless corpse floats by Taira and Sakamoto while they are eating lunch. When Sakamoto leaves to investigate he finds a gruesome scene and a familiar figure.

star 8.73
153 votes
Night of Sacrifice

#8 - Night of Sacrifice

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 6

In the moment of danger, trust issues start to show between Taira and Sakamoto. Sakamoto wants to save everyone especially the girl who just tried to kill him.

star 8.70
155 votes
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#9 - Survival

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 3

While chasing after the mysterious girl, Ryota runs into Taira Kiyoshi who helps fill in the blanks in his memory.

star 8.65
157 votes
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#10 - Bonds

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 12

Taira has lost it and is attacking his friends. Ryouta doesn't want to fight but this time he truly might not have a choice.

star 8.63
150 votes
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The Bloodstained High School Girl

#11 - The Bloodstained High School Girl

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 2

A typical high school girl, betrayed by her neighbors, a forced player in the game of Btooom!, betrayed by the group she teamed up with. All men are scum.

star 8.63
189 votes

#12 - Start

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 1

Ryōta Sakamoto is ranked #10 worldwide in Btooom!, an online game where players kill each other with bombs. After a game one day, he mysteriously awakes in a real life version of the game.

star 8.50
190 votes
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White Ghost

#13 - White Ghost

Btooom! Season 1 - Episode 8

As Sakamoto and Himiko try to rest for the night, Himiko wrestles with the idea of telling Sakamoto her true identity, but before she can do anything she is visited by a “ghost”.

star 8.41
172 votes
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The Only Thing I Have Left to Guide Me

#14 - The Only Thing I Have Left to Guide Me

Puella Magi Madoka Magica Season 1 - Episode 11

Kyubey appears in front of Madoka, who is consumed by grief. Not understanding her emotions, he tells the history of the human race and of his kind.

star 8.27
265 votes
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Weak Square

#15 - Weak Square

No Game No Life Season 1 - Episode 5

Sora and Shiro leave the running of the country to Steph and spend every day playing video games. Steph's hope that they would become not only the saviors of Elukia, but all of humanity, crumbles away.

star 8.11
291 votes
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Smile is Flower

#16 - Smile is Flower

Hanayamata Season 1 - Episode 11

After the girls practise by the poolside, Hana reveals her mother has come to Japan, though seems to be hiding the real reason she is so down about it. Later, Yaya comes up with some lyrics for everyone to sing during their performance, encouraging everyone to work hard, while Hana remains unable to tell them what's bothering her. That night, Hana goes over to Naru's house and tells her she will be unable to participate in the festival because she has to return to America with her parents, who are getting back together. With Hana conflicted over choosing between her friends and her family, Naru tells her to seek out her own happiness. Hana leaves the next morning, leaving Naru a letter which she shares with the others. Determined not to let things end like this, Naru and the others rush to the airport in order to see Hana off. After Hana leaves on her flight, leaving Naru her spare naruko, Naru and the others become determined to practise hard for the festival in Hana's place.

star 8.00
10 votes
First Step

#17 - First Step

Hanayamata Season 1 - Episode 5

With Tami and Yaya having joined, the club finally has four members, and they begin working towards their goal of performing in the Hanairo Yosakoi Festival in the summer. But Naru and the others have never seen real yosakoi, so by Tami's suggestion, they go to the Shounan Yosakoi Festival.

star 7.20
10 votes