The Best Episodes Directed by Masahiko Otsuka
#1 - That Vase Is 5 Million...
He Is My Master Season 1 - Episode 2
Yoshitaka convinces the girls to come back inside, then hands them the bill for all the things Pochi and Izumi broke the previous day. Between needing to pay off their debt and needing a place to stay, the girls end up employed by Yoshitaka.
#2 - Let's Go, Buddy
Gurren Lagann Season 1 - Episode 26
With the sacrifice of one of their important comrades, the Super Galactic Great Gurren is finally able to transform into the "Super Galactic Great Gurren Lagann". Now they stand a fighting chance against the Anti-Spirals. However the enemy then creates an "Alternate Space Labyrinth", to use their own memories and desires against them but an old friend appears to help.
#3 - Later, Buddy
Gurren Lagann Season 1 - Episode 8
Kamina, Simon and the rest of the Great Gurren Brigade plan to take down Thymilph, one of the Four Divine Generals of the Spiral King, and his massive mobile Gunmen fortress, the Dai-Ganzan. Their plan involves having Simon using Lagann to take over the Dai-Ganzan the same way he fuses with the Gurren, but an something unexpected causes a great tragedy in the following battle.
#4 - I Will Head Towards Tomorrow
Gurren Lagann Season 1 - Episode 15
The last of the Divine Generals have fallen and all that stands before the Great Gurren Brigade and victory, is the Imperial City Teppelin. However right before their eyes Teppelin collapses and reveals its true form, as a Gunman of gigantic proportions. Nia request to go along with Simon, in the Gurren-Lagann, to confront her father Lord Genome. First they must penetrate the impregnable defense.
#5 - Weaving a Story 2: oral stage
Neon Genesis Evangelion Season 1 - Episode 20
After achieving an unheard of synchronization rate, Shinji merges with Unit 01. While he has an out of body experience, NERV works to salvage him.
#6 - You Don't Know Anything
Gurren Lagann Season 1 - Episode 17
Seven years have past, since the capture of Teppelin and under Simon's leadership, a new capital city has been built from the remnants of the royal capital. As the humans being to prosper and including the lives of those who helped make it all happen. However, these peaceful times come to end when the threat mentioned in Lord Genome's last words starts to reveal itself.
#8 - Lilliputian Hitcher
Neon Genesis Evangelion Season 1 - Episode 13
An Angel infiltrates NERV, quickly taking over the MAGI supercomputer, Ritsuko proposes writing a program to forcibly evolve Ireul to its extinction.
#9 - Bust Through the Heavens with Your Drill!
Gurren Lagann Season 1 - Episode 1
Kamina is jailed for trying to escape to the surface. Suddenly, a mysterious woman named Yoko comes from aboves to the underground village while fighting a giant robot. Simon helps fend off the robot with the help of his new "Gunmen", which he found while drilling around.
#10 - We Have To Contact Each Other And Confirm Our Feelings. Because We're Friends!
Kiznaiver Season 1 - Episode 11
Katsuhira finds out what happened to the friends from his childhood and Sonozaki is intent on making the Kizna Experiment successful no matter what.
#11 - The Elder
Star Wars: Visions Season 1 - Episode 7
A Jedi and his Padawan pursue a dark and powerful presence.
#12 - Weaving a Story
Neon Genesis Evangelion Season 1 - Episode 14
As Seele reviews NERV and Gendo's actions with the Third through Eleventh Angels, Ritsuko conducts a test in which the Eva pilots switch Units.
#14 - The Subjectivity of Happiness
His and Her Circumstances Season 1 - Episode 13
Tsubasa decides to go home, but her loathing for her father getting remarried is renewed upon meeting her future stepbrother... a punk-rocker named Kazuma. How could she ever possibly relate to someone so completely different?
#15 - Your Voice That Changes Me
His and Her Circumstances Season 1 - Episode 6
Arima and Yukino lead very similar lives despite their differences... but how will their bond stand against the test of time? While Yukino feels as if she's been liberated of her guise of perfection.