The Best Episodes Directed by Masashi Abe

The Sky, a Conclusion and Her World

#1 - The Sky, a Conclusion and Her World

Armed Librarians: Book of Bantorra Season 1 - Episode 22

The Armed Librarians learn that the Cerulean Death is responsible for the sudden outbreak of hostilities, but this knowledge does them little good. As such Hamyutz prepares to lead the remaining Armed Librarians in a last-ditch offensive against the growing enemy forces that have surrounded the Library. Meanwhile, Enlike finally finishes Noloty's book and is able to fulfil her final wish.

star 9.97
30 votes
A Pond, Comrades, and a Seashell

#2 - A Pond, Comrades, and a Seashell

Armed Librarians: Book of Bantorra Season 1 - Episode 8

Norotei learns that Zatoh is a 'book eater', a monster who can devour books gaining the knowledge and power of the person concerned. When Zatoh consumes Lumion's book Norotei becomes so angry that she becomes serious about fighting for the first time. Meanwhile, somewhere inside of Zatoh's soul all of the books he has consumed begin to rebel against him.

star 9.84
32 votes
Upheaval in Mino

#3 - Upheaval in Mino

Oda Nobuna's Ambition Season 1 - Episode 3

Dōsan's son Yoshitatsu launches a coup d'état against his father for allying with Nobuna. Despite Nobuna's wish to send reinforcements, everyone knows they cannot do it for it will allow the Daimyo of Suruga, Yoshimoto Imagawa, the opportunity to invade Owari. Meanwhile, the Daimyo of Oumi, Nagamasa Asai meets with Nobuna to propose an alliance between their clans which will allow her armies to help Dōsan while his armies protect her borders against the Imagawa clan in exchange she marries him. However, Yoshiharu and the others loathes Nagamasa as he threatens to ally with the Imagawas if Nobuna refuses and he does not care about her feelings and is only interested with the benefits he gains as her husband. Yoshiharu, Katsuie, Nagahide and Inuchiyo convinces Nobuna to decline his offer. Not soon after that, Mitsuhide arrives with Dōsan's daughter Kichō, who Dōsan's entrusts her well being and his dreams to Nobuna as he prepares for a last stand near a river.

star 9.47
75 votes
The Fruits (Deep Purple) of Revenge

#4 - The Fruits (Deep Purple) of Revenge

Hyperdimension Neptunia Season 1 - Episode 7

The gang learns more about Plutia, and Neptune's very worst, most hated enemy appears.

star 9.42
33 votes
Maria's Rain of Tears

#5 - Maria's Rain of Tears

King's Raid: Successors of the Will Season 1 - Episode 23

Kasel and his friends survive their encounter with the Dark Lord, thanks to Maria. She reveals her true identity, and tells Kasel and the others what really happened in the battle between King Kyle and Angmund, the Dark Lord.

star 8.50
8 votes
Scars of Loss

#6 - Scars of Loss

King's Raid: Successors of the Will Season 1 - Episode 17

The Black Edge are wiped out by Malduk, and only Riheet survives. Rescued by Scarlett, Riheet is taken to a nearby village to recover.

star 8.29
7 votes
The Time for Trial

#7 - The Time for Trial

King's Raid: Successors of the Will Season 1 - Episode 12

Kasel enters the Orcs' Holy Shrine to receive his test and prove that he is the true heir to the Holy Sword. It is a test of the heart, mind, and will.

star 8.00
9 votes
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Those Who Stand Firm

#8 - Those Who Stand Firm

King's Raid: Successors of the Will Season 1 - Episode 24

The goal is now clear - Kasel must travel to the World Tree, and retrieve the now unsealed Holy Sword. Princess Scarlet and Riheet, guided by Dominix, also decide to join.

star 8.00
6 votes
Love Song

#9 - Love Song

The Pilot's Love Song Season 1 - Episode 11

Noriaki and Benjamin decide to take over for the downed observation plane. Kal-el and Ignatio draw away the enemy fighters to protect them. And then Kal-el sees Claire standing on the deck of the badly-damaged Luna Barco.

star 7.89
9 votes
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The Forest and the Elves

#10 - The Forest and the Elves

King's Raid: Successors of the Will Season 1 - Episode 4

Kasel and his companions reach the Forest of Elidora, and is greeted by Selene, an elf. She agrees to lead them to their destination, but neither she nor the rest of the forest hide their resentment towards humans.

star 7.76
17 votes
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A Race Toward the Brink

#11 - A Race Toward the Brink

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) Season 1 - Episode 19

Stroheim starts using his new mechanical body, which was designed to surpass Santana, to fight against Kars. However, it proves futile against Kars' Light Mode.

star 7.65
148 votes
Overdrive

#12 - Overdrive

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) Season 1 - Episode 4

Three days later, JoJo awakens to find Erina nursing him back to health in the hospital. As they rekindle their friendship, they encounter a strange man named Will A. Zeppeli.

star 7.58
237 votes
Mina in a Pinch!

#13 - Mina in a Pinch!

High School Fleet Season 1 - Episode 9

Sisters at sea, Akeno's family grows by the episode! Tune in this week as we welcome even more family members in pink!

star 7.57
7 votes
Memories in the Eyes

#14 - Memories in the Eyes

King's Raid: Successors of the Will Season 1 - Episode 8

The party stops by a small village to resupply. There, they meet a group of refugees who lost their homes to a Demon attack. Among them is Elise, who has a look in her eyes that strongly reminds Frey of someone else in the past.

star 7.45
11 votes
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Ferocity--Twin Battle!

#15 - Ferocity--Twin Battle!

Gonna be the Twin-Tail!! Season 1 - Episode 4

The Ultimaguil forces find themselves fighting an uphill battle against Twin-Tails, and Dragguildy himself decides to attack in person. Tailred and Tailblue step forward to stop him, but Dragguildy reveals a secret that could change everything!

star 7.40
15 votes
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How Come?! I'm In Bad Shape.

#16 - How Come?! I'm In Bad Shape.

Gonna be the Twin-Tail!! Season 1 - Episode 10

star 7.33
12 votes
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Those Who've Come Together

#17 - Those Who've Come Together

RErideD – Derrida, who leaps through time – Season 1 - Episode 3

Derrida stops by Nathan's old house, where he runs into Mage's best friend Yuri, who is now a young woman. Yuri devastates Derrida by informing him that Mage is dead... but his grief is cut short when they're attacked by a woman in black.

star 7.08
13 votes
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To My Dear Friend

#18 - To My Dear Friend

King's Raid: Successors of the Will Season 1 - Episode 13

Kasel loses control of his power, and falls unconscious. While taking care of him, Frey writes a letter to Clause, recalling the events of their journey so far.

star 6.50
8 votes