The Best Episodes Directed by Kotono Watanabe
#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".
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.